Souvenirs!

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Souvenirs!

Post by RandyV » Fri Nov 18, 2005 8:42 pm

Just digging though some more of my stuff and thought you all might find these intersting. $1.50 in 1982, purchased from Gurnee.

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Post by steven » Fri Nov 18, 2005 8:57 pm

Nice! Thanks for sharing those. I look forward to seeing more.

One of those Tidal Wave patches was the object of a pretty fierce bidding war on eBay a year or two ago. I only watched from the sidelines, though.

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Post by RandyV » Fri Nov 18, 2005 10:56 pm

American Eagle bumper sticker (1981)

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Post by RandyV » Fri Nov 18, 2005 11:05 pm

Demon bumper sticker (1981)

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Post by RandyV » Fri Nov 18, 2005 11:11 pm

Some buttons ...

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Post by RandyV » Fri Nov 18, 2005 11:29 pm

More patches...

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Post by RandyV » Fri Nov 18, 2005 11:33 pm

One more ...

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Post by that_guy » Sat Nov 19, 2005 11:22 am

Cool :D

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Post by segerken » Sat Nov 19, 2005 4:48 pm

RandyV wrote:Some buttons ...
I worked as the Shipping and Receiving Clerk in the SC Merchandise Wharehouse when the Demon buttons were sold. In those position I got to see what the park paid for things and what hey sold them for. Those Demon buttons had the worse mark up of any thing that I saw. The park paid 20 cents for each one and then then sold each for $1.00.

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Post by RandyV » Sat Nov 19, 2005 5:27 pm

Not suprising. Although I don't feel too bad -- according to the price tags on the back, I got them on close out for $0.25. :)

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Post by BrianPlencner » Sat Nov 19, 2005 7:14 pm

RandyV,

Thanks for sharing!
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Post by JW65 » Mon Nov 21, 2005 4:36 pm

Randy,

Thanks for all the cool things you've been posting in the forum. Love it all.

Jeff :P

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Post by redfishpaw » Wed Nov 23, 2005 11:26 am

Nice emblems, I especially like the Tidal Wave patch.

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Post by twixmix0303 » Tue Jan 03, 2006 9:21 pm

Does anyone know what the parks did back in the Marriott era or do nowadays with the leftover prizes. Hopefully, they're donated to organizations like Toys for Tots that could use stuffed animals and not just thrown away instead. :?

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Post by that_guy » Tue Jan 03, 2006 10:37 pm

I thought they would just save them for next year...

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