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This is the traditional weekly thrift and bargain finds list.

These lists may start empty but as always: add your items.

Put in what you consider a bargain, tell us how much you paid and the place you got it from. Bargains can be thrift store finds or any second-hand purchases or discounted boardgames bought new.
Don't forget to add your encounters with the Thrift Store Irritant Squad™ and any other embellishments in order to make it even more interesting.

Last week's list:
Check out the quality and quantity of last week's loot.
http://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/58758

The current "RPG Thrift Store/Bargain Finds" list: September 2010
Please add your notable thrift finds of RPG items. Share the joy!
http://rpggeek.com/geeklist/58464

The current "Video Game Thrift Store/Bargain Finds" list: September 2010
Please add your notable thrift finds of Video Games. Share the joy!
http://videogamegeek.com/geeklist/58465

The Thrift Find of the Week:
Admire the selections of the all-knowing and infallible judges of thrift.
The Thrift Find of the Week - Volume 5 (2010 edition)
The Thrift Find of the Week - Volume 4 (2009 edition)
The Thrift Find of the Week - Volume 3 (2008 edition)
The Thrift Find of the Week - Volume 2 (2007 edition)
The Thrift Find of the Week - Volume 1 (2006 edition)

The Thrift WTF FOTW geeklists
WTF FOTW 2010 edition
WTF FOTW 2009 edition

The Thrift & Bargain Dumpster™ September 2010:
Is there treasure to be found among dead rats and ungames?
http://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/58415

Strange bonuses in thrift purchases:
Find something unexpected in a thrift purchase? Share your stories here.
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/20949

The Weekly Thrift List Wayback Machine
The Grand Vizier is maintaining a list of all the weekly thrift lists through time, and will be adding stats and interesting tidbits for each week.
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/48522

Spare Parts Resource List:
Swap, Donate, Sweeten a trade.
2010 Spare Parts Resource List

Games to thrift just for the components
Speaking of parts, here are a list where the games may not be great, but the bits sure are. There are many great ideas for repurposing thrifted bits here.
Thrift store games you buy just for the components

The Thrift Guild Trade List:
What sweet loot did you get for your thrifty stuff?
http://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/54749

Your NON-Game Thrift Store/Bargain Finds - September 2010:
Games, of course, but what other goods do you grab while thrifting?
Your NON-Game Thrift Store/Bargain Finds - September 2010

Our GeekGuild:
The Ancient and Loyal Order of Thrifters.
Enter the halls of thriftdom at your own risk. Do mind the stacks of prized games. Don't mention the musty smell and try not to sneeze. Be sure to bow before our King Great Mazinga, and pay your due respects to previous Kings minionhunter I, Krazygit I, EvilTimmy I and Blackwind I.
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/guild/193

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476. Board Game: Weapons & Warriors: Castle Combat Set [Average Rating:5.71 Overall Rank:7067]
Aaron Greene
United States
Cincinnati
Ohio
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Found this at a Valley Thrift for 2.99. Haven't played it or heard of it before, but the fact that I've wanted a game like this since I was a kid and never had it drove me to buy it. It looks great. It came with one d8 though the rules indicate that there are battle 'dice' so I assume there are supposed to be multiples? Also missing 2 trees, has 9 battle balls, not sure how many its supposed to have, because the rules just indicate that it has some.

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477. Board Game: Bottle Topps [Average Rating:5.16 Overall Rank:10350]
Aaron Greene
United States
Cincinnati
Ohio
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99 cents valley thrift. For nothing more than the pile of wooden tokens.
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478. Board Game: D-Day (second edition) [Average Rating:5.89 Overall Rank:5016]
Martin Stever
United States
Bainbridge Island
Washington
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1977 edition, UNPUNCHED! Box has some dishing. $10 via CL.
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479. Board Game: Tactics II [Average Rating:5.28 Overall Rank:10748]
Martin Stever
United States
Bainbridge Island
Washington
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1977 version in excellent shape. $10 at CL.
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480. Board Game: Honor of the Samurai [Average Rating:5.91 Overall Rank:3843]
Ray Brown
United States
Palm Bay
Florida
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This version found at a thrift store I just discovered 1/2 mile from my work that I never had been to.When I asked the employee how long they had been there he replied 8 months!gulp $2.99 in great shape-looks unplayed.
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481. Board Game: WordSpot [Average Rating:6.13 Overall Rank:6385]
Krista Donnelly
United States
Beltsville
Maryland
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I picked this up last Thursday at the Allentown Rd Value Village. In shrink for $3.63. This goes on the Christmas pile for my mom.

Then it was off for a weekend visit to Columbus, Ohio. I was hoping to get a little thrifting in, but I only managed a very little. If anyone's interested, there's a Star Wars Customizable Card Game at the TriVillage Trading Post in Grandview Heights.
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482. Board Game: Scrabble [Average Rating:6.36 Overall Rank:1138]
J Weintraub
United States
Commack
New York
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$1, local yard sale. zombie
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483. Board Game: Ikusa [Average Rating:7.03 Overall Rank:467]
Henk Rolleman
Netherlands
Leusden
Utrecht
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I found this game occasional in my home village and just offered him 20 Euro and he agreed He wasn't a gamer, my luck.
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484. Board Game: Streetcar [Average Rating:6.49 Overall Rank:1409]
Kristian
United States
Seattle
Washington
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Was at one of the ol' FLGSs, and lo and behold, there is a table of $5 games. This is the first. $5.
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485. Board Game: Siena [Average Rating:6.18 Overall Rank:2695]
Kristian
United States
Seattle
Washington
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Second. $5.
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486. Board Game: Tempus [Average Rating:6.55 Overall Rank:1039]
Kristian
United States
Seattle
Washington
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Third. $5.
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487. Board Game: Indus [Average Rating:5.61 Overall Rank:7655]
Kristian
United States
Seattle
Washington
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Fourth. $5.
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488. Board Game: Submarine [Average Rating:5.68 Overall Rank:6470]
Kristian
United States
Seattle
Washington
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Fifth. $5.
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489. Board Game: Hellas [Average Rating:6.24 Overall Rank:1684]
Kristian
United States
Seattle
Washington
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Sixth. $5.
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490. Board Game: Silk Road [Average Rating:5.89 Overall Rank:4000]
Kristian
United States
Seattle
Washington
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Seventh and final. $5.

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491. Board Game: Nexus [Average Rating:6.15 Overall Rank:4287]
Kristian
United States
Seattle
Washington
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Oh yeah... a couple of $1 games as well. The first.
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492. Board Game: Cube Farm [Average Rating:5.77 Overall Rank:6201]
Kristian
United States
Seattle
Washington
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The second. $1.
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493. Board Game: TimeLine [Average Rating:5.80 Overall Rank:6284]
Kristian
United States
Seattle
Washington
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The Third. $1.
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494. Board Game: Steam Tunnel [Average Rating:5.62 Overall Rank:7995]
Kristian
United States
Seattle
Washington
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Fourth and last. $1.

A good and unexpected haul!
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