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Well, i'm glad that what I see is what I get
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SexiSadi
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Date: 3/8/12 5:12 PM

So, I was trolling eBay today, and I come across this.

Ebay listing

That's either mold or fire damage...on paper patterns. Nice!

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http://theramblingsoftcm.blogspot.com/
Numbers for 2013:
Yards in stash: 606.25
Yards in: 22.75
Yards out: 10.50

Numbers for 2012:
594.00 yards in stash
4 yards in
10.25 yards out

Numbers for 2011:
601.25 yards in stash (I'm sure this number is off by a few yards)
Yards in: 137.50 (Seriously? I'm over 100, and it's only JULY? Ugh!)
Yards out: 88.75

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Date: 3/8/12 5:30 PM

Yuck!

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Subject: Well, im glad that what I see is what I get Date: 3/8/12 5:31 PM

Maybe I could sell the 2 patterns my cat vomited on?

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Date: 3/9/12 10:08 AM

definitely looks like fire damage. Can those be safely sold? I thought fire damaged goods were somehow toxic...

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Date: 3/9/12 11:29 AM

What's really weird is the seller makes NO MENTION OF IT AT ALL!

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Date: 3/9/12 11:47 AM

What's even weirder than that is that the condition of the item is listed and brand-new, unused, undamaged condition.

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http://theramblingsoftcm.blogspot.com/
Numbers for 2013:
Yards in stash: 606.25
Yards in: 22.75
Yards out: 10.50

Numbers for 2012:
594.00 yards in stash
4 yards in
10.25 yards out

Numbers for 2011:
601.25 yards in stash (I'm sure this number is off by a few yards)
Yards in: 137.50 (Seriously? I'm over 100, and it's only JULY? Ugh!)
Yards out: 88.75



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Subject: Well, im glad that what I see is what I get Date: 3/9/12 7:16 PM

You know it looks like it could be spray paint to me, just from it being on one side.

But yea, it was an odd one.

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