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HISTORY CHANNEL****FOR SHAME***AMERICAN PICKERS
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 8177095:MV85Njg4MzVfMjg4OTIzNzZfM0VFMUFEQTk=] Having worked in baseball card shops and a comic/toy shop, and being a collector of all sorts of things, I can tell you that shows like American Pickers and the storage unit-type shows play VERY fast & loose with the values they attribute to many of the things they buy. The episodes i've seen of American Pickers always conclude with them showing what they paid for the item followed by what they HOPE to get or CLAIM to have gotten for the items. I may have missed episodes that show people actually buying anything. Regarding Pawn Stars, anyone old enough to conduct transactions with pawn shops should know that these types of businesses (is that spelled right?) are scavengers of human misery, and should be your last resort, used only in times of extreme desperation. [/quote]
I can NOT believe that the HISTORY channel would show such a disgrace to our older generation. TO think for one minute this would somehow be cleared to air is appalling. To brag or somehow boast about an unsolicited visit to Leland's farm and the price paid versus the actual value should be illegal. If this would have been my granddad I would have felt robbed of my family heirloom and treasures. The History Channel should immediately cancel this show!!!!!!!!!!!!! We were so looking forward to a new show that was really about hidden treasures in American not thievery we couldn't even finish the show.
These guys are scum bags !!!!! Nice job History Channel way to promote thieves . I would love to meet these guys face to face , and work a deal out with them. If you know what I mean ! And my parents always told me crime doesn't pay, unless you make a show for the History Channel .Way to teach kids its ok to steal from the older generation. History Channel you should make things right pay these people fair price for their stuff, and fire these dirt bags
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