Ten suggestions for shopping at ubc (in no particular order) – review of unclaimed baggage center, scottsboro, al – tripadvisor electricity notes physics

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2) If you’re shopping for clothes for someone else (particularly an adult): Take a tape measure and have the measurements written down. I found that a cloth/plastic tape measure (like seamstresses and tailors use) was easy (and light) to hang around my neck (no searching through pockets or purse). And before you go, have that person take their favorite/best-fitting of whatever you’ll be looking for and measure from top to bottom, seam to seam, shoulder to shoulder, whatever, and WRITE IT DOWN. Remember that some of these items (e.g., men’s dress shirts) are from all over the world and some are even bespoke, so there may be sizes in different measurements/language gas 69 or no tags at all.

3) Look the item over carefully: Monograms are a pain to pick out and not worth the effort. And if the price is absolutely too good to be true, look for flaws. (UBC does not exist to give away designer items or sell them like they fell off a truck.) That $20 leather purse that retails… Ten suggestions for shopping at UBC (in no particular order) — 1) Know what you’re looking for in electronics: Area is crowded with merchandise and people. Know what brand gas and electric credit union, size, capacity, capability, etc. you want in a laptop, eReader, camera, etc. If you’re a tech idiot (as I am), take someone knowledgeable with you! If you have to “phone a friend,” make sure you’ve got a hands-free headset. 2) If you’re shopping for clothes for someone else (particularly an adult): Take a tape measure and have the measurements written down. I found that a cloth/plastic tape measure (like seamstresses and tailors use) was easy (and light) to hang around my neck (no searching through pockets or purse). And before you go, have that person take their favorite/best-fitting of whatever you’ll be looking for and measure from top to bottom, seam to seam, shoulder to shoulder, whatever, and WRITE IT DOWN. Remember that some of these items (e.g., men’s dress shirts) are from all over the world and some are even bespoke, so there may be sizes in different measurements/language or no tags at all. 3) Look the item over carefully: Monograms are a pain to pick out and not worth the effort. And if the price is absolutely too good to be true electricity and magnetism online games, look for flaws. (UBC does not exist to give away designer items or sell them like they fell off a truck.) That $20 leather purse that retails for $135 may just have a busted (possible unrepairable) zipper on the outside pocket where everyone can see. And that fabulous piece of designer luggage for $40 has a hole in it near the left wheel. 4) If you’re shopping for shoes: Take your own sockies/nylons. There are none provided. 5) Be nice. Shopping all day is tiring and patience can wane. Not everyone is having a good day either. Smile. Be pleasant. Don’t let Miz Grumpy Pants and Mister Pushy Grouch ruin your day. Heap coals of kindness on them. 6) Brand name perfume/cologne: Know the name of the fragrance. “That angel stuff for men” isn’t enough. Knowing the designer name, too, will help. 7) Jewelry: See #1 above. KNOW what you want. Educate yourself on gold, diamonds, gemstones, etc. before you start waffling gas works park around this crowded area. 8) If you have internet access on your phone or tablet, USE IT. I found a Tempur-pedic seat cushion for $35 and thought it was too expensive. Looked on eBay and Amazon when I got back home (in another state); $39 was a pretty good price. Wish I’d bought it. 9) Surprisingly, people apparently travel with linens, tools, craft supplies, etc. There’s an annex to the main store (just across the parking lot outside the store entrance to men’s wear). Have a meander through it. It’s worth 15 minutes of your time. Found the perfect spatula for 99 cents for a Cuisinart food processor. Go figure! 10) I suspect “unclaimed baggage” includes forgotten/lost-n-found items as well. I was amazed at the dozens and dozens of sunglasses. Lots of traveler’s neck cushions, too! Have fun and enjoy your shopping experience! More Show less

Was excited about going because I heard about this place many years ago while living on the West Coast. Now that we’ve moved somewhat nearby we drove the 3hrs to get here. DISAPPOINTED. The place LOOKED like a Goodwill with a few more items of Upscale Quality. The SELECTION was not as good as I had hp gas online login thought. Maybe it was already picked over or something. But they were restocking while we were there. The PRICES WERE MORE THAN Goodwill or Salvation Army. For instance DVDs were a majority $4.29. I know I can get DVDs at thrift antique stores or flea mkts for $3-4 current titles too. Mind you at this place there were many more current titles most without their cases though. iPad iPods were close to retail and no guarantee that they’ll work or that something might go wrong when u get home and when u have to drive 3hrs back to return something it makes you hesitant to buy. I’d pay the $50-100 difference n buy the iPad at an authorized apple dealer knowing its authentic n new. Tons of cameras, suitcases and sleeping bags. Lots of clothes but sizing was limited and just the regular stuff not the designer clothes I was looking for. Jewelry was expensive no bargain there. We looked at watches and the straps were too small and so pricey. We looked at men’s suits and they were pretty run of the electricity calculator mill like men’s warehouse/jos a banks or unknown labels. Designer purses were expensive $126 for a coach hobo bag which was used and blackened dirty on the bottom, really? Even a small used Coach wristlet was $46 plus tax. Looked it up on ebay same one selling for $50 Buy It Now new. See no saving there. I looked at shoes but small selection in my size n nothing desirable. we didn’t go to the other building where they had tools n used toiletries. I did see the counter with the used designer perfumes ahh yeah I’m really going to buy half used perfume of questionable vintage. There was a section for musical instrument not much there some mics. a section for artwork ahh people electricity electricity music notes’s names in painted script or people’s artist drawn portraits- none of the posters/art was interesting. I think if you’re in the market for more current books or wedding/formal evening wear (ltd sizes mostly small 2-8 womens) or you want a high end designer watch (tag omega) and can spend $1k-$15k yes there’s a $15k watch there (looked it up when we got home and yeah it’s worth $25k new but do u have gas dryer vs electric dryer cost savings an extra $15k to blow on a watch if you did would u be shopping here. Saw lots of gold bracelets but they were close to retail. Eg. diamond tennis bracelets $2-3k (not the large karat too) Saw a couple of diamond engagement ring sets didn’t ask price but imagine close to retail since everything else was at the counter. Saw a few designer sunglasses Raybans Ralph Lauren Ann Klein etc. but they were $20-$40 n they were obviously used as some of the gold metal insignia had rubbed off n still they wanted $36 for the Fendi sunglasses. We ended up buying a couple of Levi’s jeans for the kids, a couple of sunglasses (not designer), child was happy to find a hardback book of a current series, a tennis racquet, some $4 DS games (really same price as kid consignment sales), a couple of DVDs, a couple of $3 travel toys, one men’s jacket n a tie. Take-away is THEY KNOW WHAT THEY HAVE, they’ve researched it n THEY PRICE CLOSE TO RETAIL for majority 1 electricity unit in kwh USED high end designer brand names. The other stuff they price CLOSE if not HIGHER THAN THRIFT STORE PRICES. If you live nearby you’re lucky to have the time without the expense of looking everyday thru the stuff BUT if u live far away it’s NOT WORTH the time or gas really. At least the kids liked it, they thought this was like a consignment sale /thrift shop. I did hear a kid exclaim as we were walking in this is like a thrift store. Also, they did have a draw for $100 credit but the 3 contestants had to compete with this silly dress up game. someone commented that you have to humiliate yourself in front of a crowd to get money. It wasn’t that entertaining but the kids thought it was funny in that clown sort of way. y cant they just make a draw n give the gift card. Anyways can say now I’ve done this place.