"The auctioneer is typically speaking logical sentences quickly," says Barry Baker of Ohio Real Estate Auctions, "with filler words mixed in."
For example, what you think is "brubbrdybrubbrdigmy thirty drbr..." is likely something like "bring a dollar bid would you dollar bid give me a thirty dollar bid." You find the filler that works for you.
Now check out tobacco auctions, for an entirely different vibe:
Olivia Newton-John is auctioning off hundreds of personal items from her career to benefit the Cancer Wellness & Research Centre she built in Australia. Her iconic “bad Sandy” leather jacket and stretch pants are expected to go for as much as $200,000. From CNN: Ahead of the auction, Newton-John revealed that she had to be […]
The green cardigan that Kurt Cobain wore during Nirvana’s classic MTV Unplugged performance in 1993 (see above) will be on the auction block at the end of the month. The sweater last changed hands following a November 2015 auction, selling for $137,500. This time, the minimum bid is set for $200,000 and it’s expected to […]
Sadly, it appears that the decomposed latex Leonardo suit from 1993’s TMNT III failed to sell at its auction earlier this week, despite the low low estimate of £10,000-£15,000.
For all that tech that gets squeezed into them, the best wireless earbuds are ones we barely have to think about. That’s the whole point, right? We get wireless because we just want to hit play and have a hands-free, cordless soundtrack for the rest of the commute. If that’s your philosophy, definitely give these […]
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Vinyl is officially back. People are hearing the proof behind the initial “retro” excitement: that records really do have a richer sound. And if you haven’t switched to old-school records for serious listening, it’s a new golden age. Why? Because quality turntables like the Altec Lansing ALT-500 are finally available to a market other than […]