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Yes, I did just coin that word. You heart it here *first*.

My Goodwill Sense was tingling madly today as I perused Half-Price Books next door. I'm planning on buying an RV as soon as I can afford one, but I need to figure out first how much RV to buy. The way I'm handling this experiment is to move into a 144 sq. ft. room that I will equip like the inside of an RV. It will include a galley, a sink, and possibly a humanure toilet. The Gods of Thrift Stores heard my plea, and hooked me the fuck up!

I found a Munsey Contemporary Oven, which was my favorite toaster oven until fortune took my last one away from me. Large enough for a small chicken, solid as a rock, my last one lasted for over 15 years and was still working perfectly when it left my possession. $8

Wonder Wash Portable Clothes Washer - Wash up to 5 lbs of clothes by hand with no power in under 10 minutes including rinsing. Perfect for doing small laundry on the road without power, and easy to use. $8

The accompanying Spin Dryer which must be plugged in, but will remove enough water to get clothing drip-free in under three minutes. $30

A similarly-sized plug-in washer called the Magaic Washer - WW02. Less labor, maybe slightly more water. $20

A Norelco 3-blade shaver with a more functional beard trimmer $4

A Homemedics Therapist Select Shiatsu Massaging Cushion. My Mom has a slightly fancier model, but this one works just about as well, and cost all of $8

I am deeply grateful to the Gods of Thrift for this bounty, and will put it to good use!

Fab-u-lo-poca-lypse

Date: 2011-10-31 11:28 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] felisviolaceous.livejournal.com
Had to practice the pronunciation a few times but...HEART!!!! :D :D

Re: Fab-u-lo-poca-lypse

Date: 2011-10-31 06:04 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] errantember.livejournal.com
Thanks! Use it often online.

Date: 2011-10-31 03:09 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] gailmom.livejournal.com
nice!!

though I'm wondering why you need two washers? and why a dryer? That's what clotheslines are for, in or outside. ;P

Date: 2011-10-31 06:04 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] errantember.livejournal.com
I wasn't sure if I'd like one washer more than the other. I will probably sell the one I'm not using.

The dryer is like the spin cycle on a normal washer. Neither washer has a spin cycle feature. The clothes would then finally have to be dried on a line or in a machine.

Date: 2011-10-31 07:56 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] gailmom.livejournal.com
ah I get it now. cool! :D

Date: 2011-10-31 08:50 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] rkentspeth.livejournal.com
Truly excellent word coinage! (By the way, did you intend to write, "You heart it here first" or was that just a fantastic typo?)

As someone with awesome thrift-store Fu, I salute you! This was, indeed, a great haul!

*hugs*

Date: 2011-10-31 11:01 pm (UTC)

Date: 2011-10-31 11:02 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] errantember.livejournal.com
Totally a type-o.

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