Thought this might be a fun thread that everyone call add their experiences to. Please add your thoughts. Indicators That A Yard/Garage Sale Isn't Worth Stopping At? 1. Permanent Yard Sale: Has been going on for the past six months and the occupant of the residence doesn't even bother to put away the tables and piles of stuff each night. Instead they cover everything with tarps/plastic and keep everything in place for the next "sale". Every area has at least a few of these that have been advertising on Craigslist for months on end. 2. "Collector's" Sale: Advertised as a "Collector's" sale usually by someone who isn't well versed in antiques and whom thinks that every last piece they are selling is rare, valuable and is clearly worth its weight in gold just because they own it and it may have some age. May have verbiage banning resellers and lowballers in the listing since they "know what they have". 3. Reseller's Inventory "Blowout": The place where eBay listings, not SOLD ones either are printed out and tediously taped to every item. Seller wants pie-in-the-sky prices for items that have defects, have marginal appeal. I.E. the stuff they couldn't sell elsewhere in other venues, the dregs.