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Opened the box and .... Awww Noooo!

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Re: Opened the box and .... Awww Noooo!
« Reply #30 on: February 20, 2015, 09:46:17 PM »
I'm the type of person that doesn't mind getting his hands dirty... but there is a line, and one day I crossed it. My partner and I were going through a female unit. She was probably some sort of prostitute because it seemed that all she had was purses and stripper heels. The stuff was mostly clean so I start grabbing purses and searching through them. Each one had different stuff, but nothing really exciting. I'm opening zippers, digging my fingers into pockets, etc, looking for some cash, but nothing worthwhile seems to be coming from any of these bags. Because there were at least 30 purses, I start to get a little complacent and dig through them while talking to my partner, not really looking at what I'm touching. At one point, I grab something with my left hand and pull it out, while talking to my partner about whatever he is going through, and then he just looks at me funny. Not thinking, I ask "Why are you staring at me like that?" He glances towards my hand and I instinctively look down at it. NASTY VIBRATOR! I'm standing there, naked hand grasping a dirty used hooker submarine. Needless to say, it was one of my nastier moments. Fortunately, I have a giant jug of hand sanitizer, but man... mentally it wasn't enough to remove whatever germs may have jumped ship onto my skin.

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Re: Opened the box and .... Awww Noooo!
« Reply #31 on: February 24, 2015, 04:31:25 PM »
Son, your not a storage auction hero until you've had to "two-finger" pick through the entire contents of a an HIV positive intravenous drug users unit. The kind where the owner was nice enough to leave used needles in every furniture drawer, in every other box, randomly thrown about.

Nothing says your in for a fun day like doing the initial clean out and seeing needles falling of boxes. The real fun comes about 1/4 or 1/2 way through when you start finding the HIV meds or the Health Department records.

I've had THREE of these little gems so far in my illustrious career, so suck it up! I'll grab used *****s all day long rather then deal with the aforementioned unit.  :72:

Re: Opened the box and .... Awww Noooo!
« Reply #32 on: February 25, 2015, 08:06:46 AM »
I agree... Used Adult toys are one thing...  I think if I came across a unit with all the needles etc.. I would just man up... Close the door down on it, and let the facility have it and my deposit..  Unless it was a really nice facility that I have dealt with and got great units at before..   then I might talk to them about burning the unit...

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Re: Opened the box and .... Awww Noooo!
« Reply #33 on: February 25, 2015, 08:59:48 AM »
I think if I came across a unit with all the needles etc.. I would just man up... Close the door down on it, and let the facility have it and my deposit..

That's just the opposite of man up, it's called giving up, or dumping your responsibility onto someone else.

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Re: Opened the box and .... Awww Noooo!
« Reply #34 on: February 25, 2015, 10:54:59 AM »
The HIV virus is very fragile outside of the human body. As blood dries, the virus dies.

Considering that most merchandise has been in storage at least 90 days before it goes to auction, I wouldn't be too concerned with it. If you're still worried about it, get yourself a pair of puncture resistant gloves.

Re: Opened the box and .... Awww Noooo!
« Reply #35 on: February 25, 2015, 11:07:59 AM »
I agree... Used Adult toys are one thing...  I think if I came across a unit with all the needles etc.. I would just man up... Close the door down on it, and let the facility have it and my deposit..  Unless it was a really nice facility that I have dealt with and got great units at before..   then I might talk to them about burning the unit...

Okay really I wouldn't, I take the business very serious... and you never know what you might find..  I found a few needles and some drugs in one unit... and did very well with the rest of the contents.

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Re: Opened the box and .... Awww Noooo!
« Reply #36 on: February 25, 2015, 12:40:36 PM »
I wouldn't abandon a unit just because of some needles. I can only think of a few scenarios where I would walk away and it's unlikely that these things would ever happen.


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