Friday, November 12, 2010

A red penguin dress

Where: Epilepsy Op Shop, Parkdale, VIC
When: 11 November 2010
What: On first impressions what do you think this would be? You'd never guess a full length dress would you?! I'm not entirely sure why anyone would contemplate making/buying this! Maybe for a dress up party - but dressing up as what exactly? Dressy penguin fail.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Geographically challenged globe money box

Where: Savers, Frankston, VIC 3199
When: 04 September 2010
What: This little gem gave me a chuckle; a money box 'globe', with undoubtedly the most ridiculous world map.. are there any countries you can see? Oh yes, wait a minute, I can see China, Germany and 'American'?!! Best not buy this for a school child's geography homework. Fail!

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Vegetable coffee container?

Where: Cheltenham Opportunity Shop, 35 Station Rd, Cheltenham VIC 3192
When: 11 August 2010
What: A little pot that reads 'coffee' but has vegetables on the lid. What is it for? To store super small vegetable such as those weeny veg found in aeroplane food meals? Coffee? Vegetable flavoured coffee? Coffee flavoured vegetables? Fail!

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Age 'joke' mugs

Where: Vinnies, 254 Nepean Hwy, Edithvale VIC
When: 17 August 2010
What: Maybe these age related joke mugs where once a humourous gift idea, but obviously not that funny as to donate to the op shop!

Would you buy these? No, I didnt think so!

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Nutter Pyjamas

When: 13 August 2010
Where: Flinders Opportunity Shop Cook Street Flinders, VIC
What: Ladies 'nutter' pyjamas. Fabric upside down, and 'fun' squirrel and nut print to accompany tacky joke nutter pyjamas. Definition of nutter in Urban Dictionary

(nu-tter) n. 1. a crazy person

e.g. Did you see that guy? What a nutter.

Fail! Fail! Fail!

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Fish mouth soap dispenser

Where: Cheltenham Opportunity Shop, 35 Station Rd, Cheltenham VIC 3192
When: 11 August 2010
What: Soap dispenser shaped as a fish, with soap pumped out of the fish mouth, how lovely. Fail

Orange Hippopotamus

Where: St Chad's Opportunity Shop, 432 Nepean Highway, Chelsea, VIC
When: 10 August 2010
What: An ORANGE hippo filled with polystyrene balls. Nothing more I need to say. Fail.