20 Thrift Store Discoveries That Will Make You Ask “Why?”

2 years ago

As of 2021, there are more than 25,000 resale shops in the US alone, which produce billions of dollars on a yearly basis. Data shows that 16%-18% of Americans will shop at these types of stores at some point during the year. This means that these stores offer things that people want to buy. But, they also offer some unusual pieces that might stay on the shelves for a long time.

Now I’ve Seen Everything discovered 20 precious thrift shop items that will make you wonder why anyone would buy them.

1. Who doesn’t need a pillow like this?

2. “Almost got this table, but I decided I didn’t really need it.”

3. “Hershey’s PC mouse has built-in aquarium with tiny floating candies.”

4. If I fart in these will they fog up?

5. Not your average mason jar indeed.

6. “Catch and release Nic Cage sequin throw pillow $3.99.”

7. “Very excited about my new shirt.”

8. “Brand new, $8. Do I need it? No... Did I buy it? YES!”

9. “This Charlie Sheen mannequin at the thrift store kind of weirded me out.”

10. This is both cute and creepy all at once.

11. “I still think about this foot stool I spotted at a thrift store last year.”

12. “Crayola calculator! $2, needs a new battery!”

13. “My boyfriend and I found something amazing at a thrift store today.”

14. “I broke my favorite thrift store glass of all time.”

15. “The button on this pair of jeans at a thrift store is a penny.”

16. “Ketchup soap dispenser I found today at a thrift store. I don’t think it knows what to be.”

17. “We found a doll inside of a thrift store doll.”

18. “I tried them on just to confirm that they would feel as horrible as they seemed... they hurt to walk in.”

19. “Babies in a pod”

20. “It’s ugly, vaguely threatening, and I have no idea what it is. Best dollar I ever spent at a thrift store.”

How often do you shop at thrift stores? Did you ever find something that was so unusual you couldn’t help but photograph it or even buy it?

Preview photo credit FreudsteinLives / reddit


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