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Would you be more likely or less likey to attend a storage auction in conditions like heavy rain or excessive heat/cold?

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Would you be more or less likey to attend a storage auction in bad weather?

Offline Travis

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I've heard people say that the best time to attend a storage auction is during heavy rain because there will be less people willing to brave the bad weather. There are two problems with this theory. 1. Other people think the same way. 2. People who work in construction, landscape or other outdoor jobs will get the day off and they will end up at the auction. You might actually end up with more people at the auction than you would have if it didn't rain. So what's you take on this?

Offline MovieMan

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So what's you take on this?

My two takes on this (and one from you) are shown in the link below from April, 2011.

http://storageauctionforums.com/index.php/topic,1030.0.html

 ;D

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You left off "Wouldn't Matter" as a choice.

Offline Travis

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 :-[Well, eventually I'm going to find a topic that we haven't talked about....you just wait! LOL

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Bad weather doesn't effect me one way or another, if the auction is on I will be there!

As far as the crowds?

If it rains or storms there will be the same amount or MORE people at the auction.
Snow? about the same number show up.
Wind? not an issue.

The only weather related event I have seen lower crowds is a heat wave. Last June we had temps reach 106 degrees (with 85% humidity, not that dry desert heat) on an auction day. I won two units and they were some of the cheapest units I have bought.

I remember a couple of years ago we had a really bad tornado outbreak in our area, several surrounding towns were wiped out, over hundred dead, but there was an auction the next morning and I thought no one would be there. Nope, all the regulars showed up, and everybody was looking at each other like "what are you doing here?"

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Bad weather = Lazy people/looky loo filter

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It never stopped us from going. Fog, rain, icy roads etc., we just take it slower on the hwys. and bundle up in layers. We get to the auctions and everyone looks the same, like drowned rats on rainy days!!!

ive gone in the middle of january in snowstorms only to find 30-40 people there (before the shows came on ) its hit or miss no matter what the weather


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