Monthly Archives: July 2014

I am puzzled by this “Motivational Puzzle”

Discount stores have some of the weirdest things. I’d like to meet the marketing person who thought Fear Factor would make a great puzzle – and then market it is as a “Motivational Puzzle”. What would happen if you didn’t solve it?

Motivational Puzzle

You’ve got to disregard the sign for results

The original owner also did not use this exercise machine – it’s at the thrift store!

Exersize Equipment Sign

Caution: Light Post

Sometimes our society gets a bit sign happy. This parking lot has light posts. Someone probably opened their car door into the light post. That same person probably tried to sue the owner of the property. A sign was made. How long until we have a sign in this lot that reads “Caution Moving Vehicles”? Maybe I have it all wrong and this is warning people who are light sensitive?

Caution Light Post

Product Placement Fail

Truth is that in a thrift store you will find merchandise in odd categories. These very uninviting traps were with party invitations. This would be a party no mouse should attend.

Party Invitations

Toys that teach

The life of a Thrift Store Doll is full of danger. The doll may be in pristine new condition OR it could be subjected to all the tortures of family life. Won’t you help a Thrift Store Doll? Buy one today and give it a good home.

Doll with face dirt

Now That’s Entertainment

Target seems to have trouble classifying videos – here we have Education & Exploration. Yeah, I did a double-take also. I learned that I am not a Warlock from Bewitched and that I don’t care for bulky sweaters from The Cosby Show. Lessons Learned.Educational video display