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Check out the deal I got today

Post by Bugsy » Fri Aug 11, 2006 4:58 pm

So J's company is a reseller (resaler?) of office supplies. They mainly sell to college bookstores. Every year they have an employee sale, where employees can go get cheap stuff. Yesterday was the main day, when a standard paper grocery bag full of stuff cost $5. Today they had it again, with a whole bag for only $1!! I was downtown doing stuff for school when he called to tell me about it, so I had to hurry up to get there before it ended. Totally worth it:

-5 various-sized binders
-about 40 folders
-3 huge notebooks (2 are "research notebooks" and 1 has a wider left "summary" margin
-2 large cushioned mailing envelopes
-2 small cushioned mailing envelopes
-3 different styles of expanding file folders
-something called "Zwipes." It's a package of plastic binder dividers with a marker that can erase. Interesting.
-5 report covers
-3 other packs of binder dividers
-a bunch of Sharpies and highliters
-3 pens
-a bunch of accounting books (why J wanted these, I have no idea)
-3 containers of white-out
-6 packs of blank flashcards on a ring (these will save me so much time during school)

...all for only $2! :clap

They also had some cheapo flip-flops for free. We each took a pair to take camping. Oh, and he also took some Nikon step-down ring lens adapters (for cameras). If anyone knows anything about these, do you think we could sell them on ebay?

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Post by Spudd » Fri Aug 11, 2006 5:02 pm

Woo hoo! I love employee sales. My company has one every year and I always come home with boatloads of stuff. (I finally ran out of the bodywash I bought at a sale like 4 years ago!)

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Post by Miss_Skates » Fri Aug 11, 2006 5:59 pm

Wow! That is fabby!!! Stationary is sooooo great!

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Post by curvyred » Fri Aug 11, 2006 6:22 pm

Wahoo! Good deal!

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Post by Blush » Fri Aug 11, 2006 7:29 pm

Sharpies! No fair!

Great haul!!!!

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Post by Aly » Fri Aug 11, 2006 7:38 pm

Sharpies!!!! :faint

:drool Office supplies make me cream my panties!

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Post by mellenhead » Fri Aug 11, 2006 7:57 pm

Aly wrote:Office supplies make me cream my panties!
New tagline! New tagline! :lol

Nice haul you got!

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Post by Bugsy » Fri Aug 11, 2006 9:08 pm

Yes, Sharpies! The retractable ones, even. :jax

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Post by Beana » Sat Aug 12, 2006 4:03 pm

I love Shapies!!! I can't believe you got all that stuff for $2 bucks!


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Post by Crystal Meth » Sat Aug 12, 2006 4:45 pm

Gross! I go apeshit over office supplies, but the tagline is :puke
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Post by kayley » Sun Aug 13, 2006 3:30 pm

cool haul, but agreed on the new tagline. Quick! someone say something funnay!

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Post by Jax » Mon Aug 14, 2006 11:48 am

Wow, that's quite a steal!

I used to love buying office/school supplies, but now I don't because it reminds me that I have to work. :lol
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Post by Suzanne » Sat Aug 26, 2006 6:17 pm

I love me some cheap office/school supplies!

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