Pawn Stars

Delnoir

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Does any one else watch this show at all? Because my old man has been playing it on the History Channel a lot lately and its really starting to grow on me.

Its basically a documentary focusing around a family run pawn shop and people bring all sorts of shit. The opening even says "You never know what's gonna come through that door" and it holds true. I've seen things from tractors to old style dueling guns.

I can't stop watching it.
 
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Ampoule

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HEY THERE CHAOS, LOOKS LIKE YOU BOUGHT IN ABE LINCOLN'S ASSHOLE.

WAIT WHILE I CALL UP A BUDDY WHO IS AN EXPERT ON PRESIDENTIAL BUTTHOLES.

SO, WHAT DO YOU SAY, BUDDY?

Ass Expert: Yep. It's the real deal.

SORRY, 50 BUCKS IS HIGH AS I CAN GO. THERE ISN'T A REAL DEMAND FOR THIS KIND OF THING. GOTTA MAKE A PROFIT, Y'KNOW?

*off camera* Oh man, I am SO excited! This is worth a bundle for historical value alone! This is a collector's dream!


Edit: Yeah, as you can see I've watched it before...that show makes me rage so much...but it's more of a love/hate thing...because I love/hate pawnshops themselves...
 

Delnoir

A Relic of a Bygone Era
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Well I watch it for the historical crap more than the dealing.

Though its scary I'm able to guess what they'll offer for an item fairly well. I'm starting to think like a pawn shop owner...I'm scared.
 
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Ampoule

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You SHOULD be scared!

But it is pretty easy to guess what they'll offer. They practically offer everyone 50 bucks for everything. EVERYTHING.

...and I just realized that Pawn Stars sounds an AWFUL LOT like Porn Stars. *MIND=BLOWN=HORRIFIEDFACE*

HISTORICAL VALUE.

 
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Lunatic AI

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I think its supposed to ;P. I loved that episode where that woman brought it that so painfully obviously fake carved ivory tusk she bought abroad and tried to pawn it for this rediculous amount, and the guy was like 'look, its fake, its worthless. Look, this is how you can tell: this and this and this.'

And she was like 'but I paid this much for it, so its worth this much at least.' And just like refused to accept that she got scammed.
 

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This show is for derps and derps only.
 
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Yea, till your puking yer guts out with the flu, can't sleep and there's NOTHING else on tv.
 

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Well, that works then because I don't have cable. Just the internet, and the internet = hulu.
 
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Lunatic AI

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Jealousy and covetousness!!!

Actually the software patch on my phone SHOULD give me hulu, but I think I actually have to overclock it to get it to work... maybe set it to appear as desktop or an iphone... hulu doesn't seem to like droids.
 
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Dawn Bringer Invictus

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I don't know why this show draws me in. It's really formulaic for the most part, but something about the people and just the negotiation game between buyers and sellers I find strangely compelling.
 
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Ampoule

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They're in the middle of Vegas...probably somewhat safe to say these people are willing to sell their stuff so cheaply because they want to fuel their gambling...