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    When you want to sell your items, do you use ebay, Craigslist, Once Upon a Child, etc? Is there any place that you won't sell your stuff?

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    I really hate ebay. I've never actually successfully sold anything on that site. Which sucks because you have to pay just to list something. I've had way better luck on craigslist and just having yard sales.

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    I sell on Ebay, but only if it is an item that is going to make me a $10 or more profit. Any less is not worth it. For larger items, car seats, play pens and whatnot, I have sold on Craigslist with good results.

    I have taken clothing to Once Upon a Child before and they are a joke. They wanted to give me $12 for 4 paper sacks of NICE name brand clothing. Not!
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    I use ebay on occassion, when I expect to get a decent amount, but the listing and final value fees are yucky, then if you accept paypal you get's fees from them too!

    I have sold on Craiglist one or two items but when I really need cash and fast ebay is the best way to go, even with all their yucky fees.

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    If I want to get rid of my things, I have a couple of families I offer it to. If they don't want or need whatever it may be I then throw it away.
    DD (20)
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    I do both eBay and Craigslist, for cloth diaper I use a special selling forum for them. I don't have a problem with eBay because I only sell stuff I KNOW will sell and usually make a good profit. I've also used Amazon for used books and dvds.

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    I sell a lot on E-Bay and have had good luck with it. I mostly sell clothes though. If you have kids clothes to sell, it seems like lots work best. For example, lump 10 items together that are all the same size and list them as one item. I haven't tried Craig's List yet.

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    I've only ever sold on craiglist. I sold my old car on it, and a mattress set. Didn't have any luck yet with truck lights or AC unit. I need to try those again though.

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    I haven't used Craigslist yet, but I have had some luck with Ebay. I always research the item I'm selling first and see if they are going for a good price or even getting any bids or not. I don't find the fees that bad.

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    i sell books and dvds and stuff on half.com which is owned by ebay, but much more straight forward.

    i have gone to once upon a child but only when ds was a baby, i go to a local consignment shop to drop off

    i sell bigger stuff on craigslist and as long as you dont mind people coming over to your house it think its good
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    We sell a lot on E-Bay - if it's worth it. Even with the fees it is still one of the best options sometimes.

    I've sold two things on Craigslist and I want to list some more. It was easy & free but a bit of a hassle setting up a time to pick up the item.

    I try to take part in a yard sale at least once a year but I've never made more than $100 at any. I think a yard sale is better for stuff you would be happy just to get rid of no matter what. I usually drop mine off at Goodwill if it doesn't sell at the yardsale.

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