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The Ultimate Closing Down Sale...


Quickbeam

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If you want a genuine piece of Olympic memorabilia, complete with a certificate of authentication check out the 2012 Memorabilia Auction

I now know why they wanted Bolt's yellow baton back!

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Bing.alau

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The marathon runners were throwing away plenty of plastic water bottles. So maybe they will be worth a few bob in future on "Flog It" or some other antiques' show.

Come to think of it, why aren't the marathon runners pulled over by the local Bobbie for littering the streets? Not setting a very good example to our children are they?

What will happen to all the bouquets of flowers handed out to the athletes? I expected to see some of them thrown to the spectators, like wrist bands at Wimbledon. But never saw that happen. I suppose they could be dried and kept for souvenirs for many years to come.

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Aitchbee

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"...but I'll bet they'll be able to name which two monarchs managed a Diamond Jubilee."

I'll put 50p ew (each way) that even the word 'monarch' will be not be understood by many of our poorly taught children.

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spuds

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I think the closing down sale started about a week ago for me and other subscriber's to certain daily promotion websites.

Mascots and similar 'Olympic' got to have's, where being sold at very high prices, and as the week drawn on the prices reduced drastically. Today's promos are being advertised at 80% off.

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Quickbeam

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How do you get 80% off in auction, surely you make a bid, and the highest bid wins?

I have the impression it's run the same as Ebay.

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spuds

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I wasn't referring to auction, but promotional product prices. At least with that, you know what you are expected to pay, and not be drawn into another buying frenzy!.

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wee eddie

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Olympic Memorabilia will hold its value in much the same way as Facebook Shares.

So long as you don't consider what you buy as an Investment, it's great stuff to have

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Bapou

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Unlucky in the memorabilia auction? Then try your luck on EBay for some Bottled London Atmosphere.

If you are daft enough to of course.

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