If you're a shopper that gets a little thrill from scoring that rare find, then you're missing out if you don't check out the wares at your local thrift store. That's the only place you're going to find that gently-used fondue set from 1976. Or that 1950s tailor-made suit that fits you like a glove. Are you a record collector? A thrift store could be where you could find that original Beatles LP that the owner didn't even realize they were donating. Just remember the old maxim: One man's trash is another man's treasure.