Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe

User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
Mickey191 BS: Craft stalls at festivals (38) RE: BS: Craft stalls at festivals 18 Oct 07

Went to block party where about 20 venders were selling all sorts of great stuff. I was there as a customer. A "lady" and I ended up at the same table where a senior-senior citizen was selling the most beautiful, gorgeous knitted afghans. The "lady" expressed interest in 6 of them & offered the knitter 50% of her asking price. (I hung around just to hear how this would turn out.)

The vender's eyes were tearing as the "lady" was browbeating the seller into submission. I finally could stand it no more - and said loudly:"You ought to be ashamed of yourself - this lady worked hard & long on these & her prices are fair." She stomped off & got in her Benz. The vender was crying by now- & thanked me. I bought one beautiful afghan- white with red butterfies. My thought was the "Lady" probably had a store & was going to sell these with a big mar-up. Otherwise, why try to buy 6 at a time?

Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.