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Selling old shoes to perverts on Ebay?

(105 Posts)
malfoy Tue 12-May-09 21:26:31
2014meh Wed 02-Jul-14 15:15:09

Well, I'm mightily fed up that I've managed to sell a good quantity of my clothes (no longer fit de to successful dieting, Yay !) and outgrown kids stuff but can I shift lightly used men's clothes "outgrown" by dh, can I feck !

If men (some, obviously, not all) will pay for my old shoes I'll take their money any day of the week. to compensate for the mountain of DH's stuff that I can't shift via ebay.

Why are men so disinclined to buy and wear second hand clothes ?

pickle9517 Thu 19-Jun-14 08:59:08

I've only just come across this thread, and this 'strange-smelly-old-shoe-selling-craze' and I think it's great!I never even knew about this whole underground shoe fetish! It doesn't do anything for me personally but each to their own I guess and if you can make a few pennies here and there, why not! Would love to know if anyone has had any sucess selling their old shoes though! xx

pickle9517 Thu 19-Jun-14 08:53:54

I've only just come across this thread, and this 'strange-smelly-old-shoe-selling-craze' and I think it's great!I never even knew about this whole underground shoe fetish! It doesn't do anything for me personally but each to their own I guess and if you can make a few pennies here and there, why not! Would love to know if anyone has had any sucess selling their old shoes though! xx

dedistribution Tue 31-Dec-13 19:44:59

I just saw this thread, albeit late and live across the pond from most of you. My friends and I have been selling our very well worn shoes for about 8 years on Ebay. We work part time at the local Junior League thrift store which requires we donate our used clothing and household goods AND solicit more. I happened upon some worn shoes while shopping on Ebay and checked the completed listings. Sure enough some brought good money. I experimented with some of mine, did super detailed write ups (marketing), took high resolution pictures both on and off and gave it a go. Every pair sold. It is kind of a turn on to know my old shoes are exciting someone else. I next told my four friends and they did the same off my account, which is separate from my main account. Well worn soles, stained insoles with very visible toe prints, darkened heel cups along sexy shoes sell best. Aromatic slippers do well also but the wording has to be tame or your auction gets pulled. Full figure shots are getting moved to the adult section so just the feet and shoes AND the pictures should have something to the selling of the item. Also proves you are female. Lots of guys are buying shoes from the thrift shops and listing them. I will entertain all polite questions but probably once a week at best. Cheers.

honeybunchmodel Thu 28-Nov-13 07:22:22

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Shortstraw Thu 31-Oct-13 22:15:03

Hi, thanks to lukey g for having the guts to write that post, there are other guys who like the 'well worn' look , and I also have a small collection of my own. It's not as pervy as it's sounds, I just like wearing them, nothing more, don't ask why, I have no ideas, lol. And to all you considering selling, go for it, why not make a few quid?
Thanks for reading my post.

Flex45 Wed 23-Oct-13 01:47:53

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nuttyrachael Sat 13-Jul-13 23:38:56

Have never sold old shoes but a few years ago when I was still at uni I sold some used socks! It was kind of unintentional but I made a bit of money out of it. I made a separate account and listed them at 99p so no listing charge and made sure postage covered the cost of a new pair of cheap socks. Lost interest after a bit though and stopped after a few months. Didn't get any problems with ebay or any of the bidders, some where really nice actually. But you do have to have an open mind to do that kind of thing.
x

stjimmytha1 Sat 06-Jul-13 22:05:37

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Flex45 Wed 20-Feb-13 20:31:13

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Ohhelpohnoitsa Wed 20-Feb-13 12:01:50

Oops I mean I posted on MN not on Ebay!

Ohhelpohnoitsa Wed 20-Feb-13 12:00:52

oh no no - type in worn tights or used tights - you eill be astounded honestly. soft porn pictures with a dslisclaimer "picture is for representative purposes and contains no sexual content" except the woman is virtually naked and doubled over. I suspect its an advertising thing for prostitutes - have no proof. I posted on this a while back, found it extremely disturbing as kids tights also come up.

Flex45 Wed 20-Feb-13 11:46:29

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johndoex Sun 17-Feb-13 23:52:10

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lukeyG Thu 17-Jan-13 18:23:21

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tazmo Sat 05-Jan-13 11:21:36

Another dodge message even though not selling anything.... Defo think need a separate account!

lukeyG Thu 03-Jan-13 18:15:57

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DeafLeopard Wed 02-Jan-13 21:48:00

Not sure if I dare wheredoi.... it's like someone coming on and saying "google dragon butter"

wheredoistartmrs Wed 02-Jan-13 20:35:36

Put in the word scally

ravenAK Wed 02-Jan-13 20:23:42

I've been tempted - I'm a goth with size 9 feet, I reckon some of my knackered old Demonia boots would be worth a few quid...grin

WeAreEternal Wed 02-Jan-13 20:07:29

I know that this is an absolute zombie thread, but LukeyG has totally made it worth poking the walking thread.

DeafLeopard Wed 02-Jan-13 19:54:51

Can't believe I read through the whole thread and only at the end realised it was a zombie thread!

I am a size 8 though with v sweaty feet <<ponders money making venture>>

OwlCatMouse Wed 02-Jan-13 19:42:13

Ancient thread!

gymboywalton Wed 02-Jan-13 19:40:32

pmsl at this!!!

i have recently binned a pair of absolutely TRASHED mary janes-they had the imprints, they had the smell, they had the worn away soles -they were perfect for this! and i threw them away!!!! sob!!

WeAreEternal Wed 02-Jan-13 19:32:47

What kind of boots do you like LukeyG?

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