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#68145 - 06/23/06 01:53 PM Target matches
leeana Offline


Registered: 03/31/06
Posts: 21
Loc: so cal
target has, on their $1.00 table, a package that contains 4 boxes of 25 'camping' wooden matches and a waterproof container. the container has a strike bar on the bottom. the matches are the short variety, but the container would hold larger matches. good value, and no, i don't work there!

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#68146 - 06/24/06 06:42 AM Re: Target matches
311 Offline
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Registered: 03/12/06
Posts: 285
Loc: NY USA
Tnx for the info; I will check it out.

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#68147 - 06/24/06 06:44 AM Re: Target matches
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Registered: 03/12/06
Posts: 285
Loc: NY USA
Target: what a name for a store. With all the terrorism stuff, 911, school shootings etc. I am surprised that anyone or any company would want to be a "Target".

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#68148 - 06/24/06 11:11 AM Re: Target matches
JIM Offline
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Registered: 03/18/06
Posts: 1032
Loc: The Netherlands
Quote:

Target: what a name for a store. With all the terrorism stuff, 911, school shootings etc. I am surprised that anyone or any company would want to be a "Target".


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#68149 - 06/24/06 02:00 PM Re: Target matches
Nicodemus Offline
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Registered: 10/30/05
Posts: 1341
Loc: Virginia, US
Thanks for the info. I'll drop by and see if I can pick up some.
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#68150 - 06/25/06 11:14 PM Re: Target matches
porkchop Offline
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Registered: 11/07/05
Posts: 58
Loc: Florence SC
Our local Target has a small FAK, a canteen, and several other "camping" items mixed in with those matches.

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#68151 - 07/09/06 04:58 AM Re: Target matches
NYC2SoCal Offline
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Registered: 10/31/05
Posts: 117
I was at Target and picked up a 50 piece assortment of fishing stuff (10 large sinkers, 15 small sinkers, 10 large hooks, 10 small hooks, and 5 swivels) in their bargain $1 bins. It looks like the same stuff most people have in their kits.

I also picked up a 10 pack of burn cream for $1.. It's not burn jel, just 0.5% Lidocaine + Aloe Vera. I couldn't remember what the % of Lidocaine on the burn gel was (2%), but hey, it was $1 for 10 packets (0.9g)


Edited by NYC2SoCal (07/09/06 04:59 AM)

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#68152 - 07/09/06 06:20 AM Re: Target matches
haertig Offline
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Registered: 03/13/05
Posts: 2025
Loc: Colorado
I didn't know Target had a $1.00 table. I don't remember seeing one at our local store.

Our Target has a sort of seperate area near the front that usually has cheap junk seasonal stuff that didn't sell. I'll check there tomorrow. If they don't have the camping matches, I'm sure I can pick up a bag of half-broken leftover plastic Easter Eggs, or maybe some of those aweful heart-shaped Valentine hard sugar candies, or something equally as precious. That's the kind of junk our store sells in that area.

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#68153 - 07/09/06 03:23 PM Re: Target matches
Simon Offline


Registered: 04/24/06
Posts: 398
Loc: Tennessee
I bought 3 packs of them, the matches are terrible, but the watertight containers are worth it. I also found a folding trowel for $1.00, threw it into a daypack instead of lugging a military E-tool in it. They also had 1-liter canteens for $1.00
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