In-reply-to » Phew, our yearly big flea market this weekend is over. It was cancelled for obvious reasons in the last two years. We got donated a bit more material than usual I'd say. In the end the big multipurpose hall was packed like nothing. Every square centimeter on and below the tables was occupied with things. Residents donate all sorts of stuff they don't need anymore to our local scout group on Saturday and we go through it, sort it and sell it on Sunday to the general public. All profits go to our youth work.

@movq@www.uninformativ.de Yeah, decoration easily makes for about a quarter of the donations I reckon. We open at 9 o’clock and the first people lined up at 8:15. This time they didn’t, but past years the literally ran into the hall when the doors opened. The one who unlocked had a dangerous job.

I’m pretty sure there are flea markets in your region, too. One train mate is a super active flea market vistitor and he went about every one or two weeks somewhere in my area. Most of them I also never heard of before. Granted, that was pre-corona, not sure if they all survived, but I imagine if you do a quick search, you will dig something up.

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