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Thrift Treasure: Instant Replay

Thrift Treasure: Instant Replay

Thirty-two years. Years! That’s how long this thrift copy of Instant Replay sat on someone’s closet shelf without being played. Except for some tape on the sides to keep the lid closed, it is in brand new condition. All the way ...
Thrift Treasure: Scrabble Word Rummy

Thrift Treasure: Scrabble Word Rummy

Word games don’t get played a lot around our house. Not because we don’t like them, but more because there are so many other games we enjoy more. That’s not to say we never play them – in fact the opposite is true. S ...
Thrift Treasure: Shifty Eyed Spies

Thrift Treasure: Shifty Eyed Spies

Around here we have a Stuff Etc. store. It is technically a thrift store, but unlike Goodwill or Salvation Army, the merchandise isn’t donated. Everything there is on consignment from regular people, many of who don’t have the t ...
Thrift Treasure: Fantastic Gymnastics

Thrift Treasure: Fantastic Gymnastics

It certainly didn’t take long to find a near-new copy of Fantastic Gymnastics at a local thrift store. We couldn’t escape Hasbro’s commercials for this challenging dexterity game during the holiday season. Its popularity w ...
Thrift Treasure: Loot Card Game

Thrift Treasure: Loot Card Game

There has been no lack of games about pirates. We’ve covered quite a few of them over the past few years, including El Capitan, World of Yo-Ho and Piratoons. There have been so many that we even dedicated a full article about pirate-t ...
Thrift Treasure: Piranha Panic

Thrift Treasure: Piranha Panic

When I was in college I owned a fish tank. Not being happy with the typical betas and guppies, I opted for a pair of piranhas from our local pet store. In most northern states they are still legal to own, but southern states have different ...
Thrift Treasure: The Racing Horse Game

Thrift Treasure: The Racing Horse Game

I have fond memories of playing card games with my parents. They taught me most of the classics – Rummy, Hearts and yes, even Poker. In fact, we played a number of poker variations. I recall playing 5-card draw, 7-card draw and 5-card ...
Thrift Treasure: Poker’s Wild

Thrift Treasure: Poker’s Wild

If there’s one thing that catches our eye on a game box, it’s the slogan “from the maker’s of Sequence“. Sequence was one of the first games we started playing as a family nearly a decade ago. We would also hos ...
Thrift Treasure: The Little Flower Shop

Thrift Treasure: The Little Flower Shop

Four years ago, almost to the day, we were playing Let Them Eat Shrimp by Doctor Finn’s Games. It was the first time we had played a game by that company, and since we were in the middle of Lent, a fish-themed game seemed perfect. Upo ...
Thrift Treasure: Qubic

Thrift Treasure: Qubic

If you’re a long-time reader of SahmReviews, you probably remember how excited we were to find a 3D Chess board at our local Goodwill three years ago. We had never come across one before that and haven’t seen one since. It’ ...