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Do you randomly check the pockets of the clothes on the racks for money?<br><br>
I once bought a pair of shorts and found $6 in them when I got home. I always check a few coat pockets or jeans pockets while I'm shopping now. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Embarrassment">
 

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Ok~this is too funny,I DO THE SAME THING! I've found various things but never money. I'm still hoping though<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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nope. never thought of it. but i will from now on! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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That's hilarious! I'm not into thrift stores but my aunt is. I'm going to have to pass that tip onto her.
 

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Depends on the thrift store. Never at goodwill, but yes for less-polished stores. No luck so far.
 

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My mom once found a joint in the pocket of a trench coat from the thrift store.<br><br>
I've never found any money, YET!! I'm going to start looking, though, lol.
 

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Someone actually left behind a joint? What were they thinking? <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><br><br>
I'm a huge thrifter...I've never thought to look for money, even though I have found money in clothes I've bought <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/duh.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="duh">
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Someone actually left behind a joint? What were they thinking? <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"><br><br>
I'm a huge thrifter...I've never thought to look for money, even though I have found money in clothes I've bought <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/duh.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="duh"></div>
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I try to be inconspicuous about it, as though I'm interested in the jeans/coat, but just need to make sure that the pockets have no holes.<br><br>
Oh - and don't forget to check those purses too! Someday I'm going to come home with a bag of clothes AND more money then I left with.<br><br>
Someday.... <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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My MIL owns a thrift store and we've never found anything in the pockets of items we get from there. Though I know she washes the clothes first, so maybe SHE finds things! lol
 

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I love thrift stores, especially for my kids who grow out of their stuff way too fast. I can't believe I never thought to check the pockets for money. What a great idea!
 

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It never occurred to me to do this before, but now I'm going to!<br><br>
Of course, it's possible the employees have beat me to it. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1">
 

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No, not a regular basis I probably should though. I am happy enough when I find money tucked in my own clothes that I didn't realize I had imagine if I got my money back on something I just bought.<br>
"I love getting free s$%# it makes me feel so validated in the world."
 

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I'm *so* checking now. I always check the pockets of the stuff I'm donating. Haven't found anything more exciting than a used handkerchief though.
 

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I have never checked.
 

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I used to work at a thrift store in the back sorting through the donations and hanging clothes and we always checked the pockets for money!
 

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i get grossed out touching the insides of used clothing pockets. especially coats, which might not get washed the whole time they are used by the previous owner! i have put on used coats before and absently stuck my hands in the pockets and gotten weird-feeling lint under my nails before and it makes me want to hurl!<br><br>
yet, i think i will check now! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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I don't, but maybe i'll start <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> Question: doi you buy what you found the money in...isn't that like a sign to buy the item?
 
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