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|Apr 4th, 2011 12:20 AM|
|All Hail Duke||didn't even notice the Nightslasher knife til now|
|Apr 20th, 2010 06:56 PM|
|RedCometXIII||I had that airport set! That thing was badass.|
|Sep 12th, 2009 10:37 PM|
|GreenGoldBrown||Nudie and his mandolin - Nudie suits were/are the apex in country music stage wear. Nudie created those rhinestone masterpiece jackets and sometimes pants that guys like Porter Wagoner and Little Jimmy Dickens wore on stage at the Opry. Elvis' jumpsuits? Nudie did 'em. Even retro cool guys like Dwight Yoakam and Brad Paisley wear them still. Nudie Cohn is a legend.|
|Jun 22nd, 2009 08:19 PM|
|MarioRPG||Flea Markets contain both comedy gold and actual gold. I need to check if mine has some cool stuff.|
|Jun 9th, 2009 09:13 PM|
|Ozzman313||ROG could you score me some Max Headroom buttons? Also did have any Ghostbusters related stuff?|
|Jun 6th, 2009 06:18 AM|
|Chojin||I think every flea market has the bizarre nazi fanatic. I never see anyone buy anything from them, so they must be there to fulfill some sort of national quota.|
|Jun 3rd, 2009 12:03 AM|
|ZeldaQueen||That creature cast did look vaguely familiar. I'd almost say it reminded me of Alien (the shape of the head) or the zombies from "I Am Legend" (the clay skin). Hmm...|
|May 12th, 2009 05:47 AM|
|k0k0||Space friend was one of my favorites.|
|Mar 29th, 2009 12:51 PM|
|Emu||I'm sure there's a legitimate reason to own a room's worth of Nazi memorabilia, but I've never met anybody who did who wasn't a giant creepo.|
|Mar 28th, 2009 11:58 PM|
Would you call me a dork if I said this picture reminds me of Hank Hanegraaff?
|Mar 26th, 2009 02:54 PM|
|DirtySanchez||yea, that definitely is the controller for the monkey head. my brother had one, it was great for freaking out little kids...and sometimes, late at night, it used to whisper things to me about bird people and time traveling.|
|Mar 25th, 2009 11:47 PM|
"Some kind of futuristic remote-controlled speed boat that wasn't very speedy on concrete."
I actually had that when I was younger. Some Tyco R/C vehicle that was able to go on land, water, and television, all without any scene transitions. Unfortunately, in my naive mind, I simply HAD to get it, only to learn that it takes five hours of charging to use it for 20 minutes, it really sucks in the water, and the concrete just really does a number on its...wheels? What do you call those things anyway? Corkscrews?
|Mar 25th, 2009 08:53 PM|
|All Hail Duke||oh holy hells bells so much shit i'd love to have|
|Mar 25th, 2009 02:04 PM|
|wastedsage||OMG! I'VE GOT THAT BORG LUNCHBOX! I didn't know that they had made a Klingon one as well.|
|Mar 25th, 2009 12:19 PM|
|darqmommy||i'm SO GLAD you finally showed me some pictures of old things and old jars! that really validates me... i'm starting to tear up a bit... especially the brown bottles and the acupuncture dummy, which i want!|
|Mar 24th, 2009 02:41 PM|
|Mar 24th, 2009 02:23 PM|
|cranium_bear||dude! so many thing i would have bought there! that place looks like a tacky heaven!|
|Mar 23rd, 2009 05:30 PM|
Man, I'm jealous of your trip ROG. I went to this same market once in 2002 or so, and every place was just selling a mountain of old clothing (and a few food vendors). The only good thing I bought, and it was probably the only non-clothing, was an old McDonalds Grimace cup.
Look at how the selection has changed! From Grimace cup to Jason lamp!
|Mar 23rd, 2009 05:08 AM|
"Never realized how much Jim Carrey looks like Max Headroom."
Yeah, I noticed that, too, thought it was another Headroom pin till I recognized the Riddler outfit.
I'd love to go to a sale like this, were the prices pretty reasonable for the used MOTU figures? Saw quite a few there I was never able to pick up growing up (Ram Man, Hordak, Trap Jaw). Those masks looked great, too, and I'd love that Hook ad just to torment a friend of mine at work who refuses to see the movie cuz she insists "Peter Pan never grew up!" Also, now I gotta see if I can locate one of those lamps.
|Mar 22nd, 2009 11:51 PM|
|Kilgore Cod||Never realized how much Jim Carrey looks like Max Headroom.|
|Mar 22nd, 2009 12:08 PM|
"If you're anywhere even remotely near Pasadena, I can't recommend checking out the Rose Bowl Flea Market enough."
Oh, believe me I would. However, 3400 miles from Pasadena is not "remotely near" enough for me. Even the closest flea markets of a scale nearing this are at least a day away from here.
Also, right next to the wrestlin' Smokey, there was something which looked oddly like that Inspector Gadget figure I remember wanting as a kid. That brought back some memories.
|Mar 22nd, 2009 11:45 AM|
"At first, I thought I found a gem in the form of an autographed Tick figure for 10 bux. Upon closer inspection,
however, I realized it was just a bunch of family members who wrote "Happy Birthday" all over the box." - that just made my day - I am still laughing! Great flea market - I would love to visit it - but since I cannot, these pictures will have to do!
|Mar 22nd, 2009 12:43 AM|
i'm heman i'm strong as can be
and i brush my teeth with regularity
once in the morning and once at bedtime
and after each meal so my teeth will shine
you'll remember this saying if you rehearse
and you'll be like the masters of the universe
|Mar 21st, 2009 07:07 PM|
|Mar 21st, 2009 01:22 PM|
|Durin||So was the lamp your only purchase there RoG? If not, It'd be kinda cool if ya posted a picture of all the other items that you deemed worthy of your dollars.|
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