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The Wall Street Journal says resale shops are getting really picky lately, because they're inundated with offers from broke teens and 20-somethings. The paper says the National Association of Resale and Thrift Shops says more than three-quarters of its members reported in an October survey that sales were up from a year earlier. We say: There's a National Association of Resale and Thrift Shops? What do their meetings look like? But these places don't give you a lot of money for your stuff. One NYU film professor sold a pair of unworn $400 Sigerson Morrison shoes for $10 to a trendy shop in Brooklyn. 2.5% isn't a very good return, wouldn't eBay be a more sensible option? [WSJ]