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Old 09-13-2005, 03:16 PM   #1
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So has anyone ever just set up a blanket or whatever somewhere lots of people pass by and tried to make money off of selling any little items, jewelry or whatever, they make? How'd it go?
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It could work. I've made some money by doing henna on people in a hostel. I sat down in the common room and started drawing on my hand and people came up to me left and right asking about it, so I offered to give them something small for cheap or free. Inevitably they'd want a bigger design, lol. It was a slow time too, I'm sure I could have made a frickin' KILLING in the summer (if only I could bring myself to go to Europe in the summer). A friend of mine got stuck in Amsterdam and needed about 50 euros to pay for an unknown departure tax on her airline ticket. She had 3 euros to her name, so she sat in a pretty, crowded park and started drawing on herself. In a few hours she made the 50 euros and then some.
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I started making hemp stuff to do it in tempe arizona by ASU but I don't have enough yet.
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Didnt sell stuff on the street, but I knew I would be in London for a while and would be short on funds so I brought stuff to sell at a pawn shop there. It worked out pretty well, I got pounds for the stuff which is better than I wouldve gotten back home. I brought obsolete electronic stuff and they seemed to be pretty willing to buy it. Hehe, I had this combination knife/pliars thing that the pawnshop wouldnt buy becuase it had a blade, but the guy behind me in line bought it for 15 pounds. I was happy.
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you mean like selling your boddy or something?
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Old 09-17-2005, 05:06 PM   #6
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Hum....that would be interesting...spread out your blanket and lay down and put up a sign "Donations"

Wonder what kind of response you'd get....
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