|Exhibit A: The Veteran Great Glebe Garage Sale Warrior. Photo by @ottguy , used by permission.|
But with so many people tweeting about it, I felt like I was almost there:
* People tweeted about their purchases. The first I saw was from [ @beisan ](http://twitter.com/beisan) , with a classic garage sale find:
* Some other interesting finds I saw: [ board games ](http://twitpic.com/53qory) , a [ 25-cent softball ](https://twitter.com/#!/jordyoswald/statuses/74521190277984258) , [ NHL 2009 ](https://twitter.com/#!/nonstopnicktv/statuses/74514409552216064) , [ a typewriter ](http://twitter.com/tinahassannia/statuses/74511540417609728) , [ Admiral Ackbar ](https://twitter.com/#!/sugarbeard/statuses/74511266135293952) , a [ blue mannequin ](http://twitpic.com/53pwpq) , [ an old bra ](https://twitter.com/#!/kreativemess/statuses/74506870445969408) , [ organic soap ](https://twitter.com/#!/TheOnlyLindsay/status/74525318903373824) , [ a stuffed beaver ](http://yfrog.com/h7humrij) , [ leprechaun towels ](http://twitpic.com/53pegk) , [ Windows 95 manual ](https://twitter.com/#!/ottguy/status/74492907645702144) , [ a really bizarre flip flop ](http://twitpic.com/53o3yq) , a [ Sens jersey ](https://twitter.com/#!/ValerieWatts/statuses/74534349957107712) , [ vinyl ](http://lockerz.com/s/105519484) , [ assorted pink stuff ](https://twitter.com/#!/CCDerbyDolls/status/74469445074038784) , the [ Sarah Palin book ](https://twitter.com/#!/emmagodmere/status/74468871129673728) , a [ $1,349 scooter ](http://t.co/Sb0uMob) , [ illegal VHS copies of MLB games ](https://twitter.com/#!/MoonDownRadio/status/74460387252248576) , [ a boombox ](https://twitter.com/#!/orenmazor/statuses/74526844371730432) and [ a cow puppet ](https://twitter.com/#!/chrisquiroz/status/74457026398400512) . * This guy got an AT-AT (photo by [ @kate_fox ](http://twitpic.com/53outl) ): [ !(/legacy/00703.jpg) ](http://ottawastart.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/308529417.jpg) * At First and Lyon they were selling street signs for $85 (photo from [ @Ivy_O ](http://twitpic.com/53pw4q) )
* [ @tonysabad ](http://ow.ly/i/cbd7) found a Jimmy Buffet record and [ @emmagodmere ](http://lockerz.com/s/105513432) found a Blondie record [ !(/legacy/00705.png) ](http://ottawastart.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/jimmy-buffet.png) [ !(/legacy/00706.png) ](http://ottawastart.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/blondie.png) * Fridge magnets, because you can never have enough fridge magnets (photo by [ alxweber ](http://yfrog.com/h4jftlnj) ) [ !(/legacy/00707.jpg) ](http://ottawastart.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/jftln.jpg) * Others were using Twitter to find bargains, like [ @mclabradore ](http://twitter.com/mclabradore) : _ "Do you have (or spot) quality, DRY, non-fiction books at the [ #GGGS ](http://twitter.com/#!/search?q=%23GGGS) ? Twt-msg me the address." _ * Jim Watson was there, of course. ( [ Is there anywhere Jim _ isn't _ on the weekend? ](http://ottawastart.com/how-much-taxpayer-money-was-spent-cloning-jim-watson/) Photo by [ @YasmenHasan ](http://yfrog.com/h0kgxumj) ) [ !(/legacy/00708.jpg) ](http://ottawastart.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/kgxum.jpg) * There was [ traffic chaos ](http://twitpic.com/53qc6n) , [ crowded buses ](https://twitter.com/#!/squigley_/statuses/74515214258806785) , and [ full bike parking ](http://yfrog.com/h3z6ukqj) . And a [ cement mixer in the way ](https://twitter.com/#!/krusk/status/74467607880806401) and an [ illegal parking job ](http://twitpic.com/53n1e1) . * ..some, like [ @shophaven ](http://twitter.com/shophaven) , were promoting their sales: _ "Were at the Glebe garage sale on Third Avenue come by and say Hi." _
* There was plenty of advice, like this from [ @itsjhyde ](http://twitter.com/itsjhyde) : _ "Don't try on hats at #gggs #headlice" _ * There was lots of talk about food, like the [ taco bar at Feleena's ](https://twitter.com/#!/World_Of_Walter/statuses/74511163655856128) , [ hot chocolate croissants on Clemow ](https://twitter.com/#!/OttawaMaryJ/status/74469363188641794) , [ pulled pork on 2nd ](http://twitpic.com/53nc41) , and some kind of [ delicious looking mystery food ](http://twitpic.com/53qydc) . * They played the accordion (photo from [ @hilaryduffcu ](http://lockerz.com/s/105552595) ... and look at all the garbage!) [ !(/legacy/00710.png) ](http://ottawastart.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/accordion.png) * There was [ debate about Lansdowne Park ](http://lockerz.com/s/105553601) , of course. And more [ bad rapture jokes ](http://yfrog.com/h2bjgkvj) . * Still others, like [ @spencerkeys ](http://twitter.com/spencerkeys) , surveyed the scene and made Star Wars references: _ "You will never see a more wretched hive of scum and villainy [ #gggs ](http://twitter.com/#!/search?q=%23gggs) " _
What was your great find today? Tell us about it in the comments below.
** See also: ** Ottawa Garage Sales on Twitter