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Olympic Merchandise: Buy Early Or At The Games?  
User currently offlineStarAlliance38 From United States of America, joined Jan 2008, 1445 posts, RR: 4
Posted (4 years 4 months 15 hours ago) and read 2082 times:

I'm wondering if I should buy olympic pins, apparel, mascot stuff, and other things like that online at the Olympic Store or will it be cheaper in Vancouver.

Also, would it be cheaper before, during, or after the games? I'm in Vancouver until Mar 4.

Any tips? Thanks!


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User currently offlineL410Turbolet From Czech Republic, joined May 2004, 5597 posts, RR: 19
Reply 1, posted (4 years 4 months 15 hours ago) and read 2076 times:



Quoting StarAlliance38 (Thread starter):
after the games?

My guess would be that couple weeks (days?) after the games finish everything will go on sale....?


User currently offlineSrbmod From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (4 years 4 months 14 hours ago) and read 2064 times:

Wait until after the Games, as folks will be trying to move that stuff ASAP. I'd even check eBay, as I'm sure some folks plunked a chunk of change on Olympic merchandise in hopes of turning a profit (The Olympics always seem to get folks thinking that the Games being held in their area is an opportunity to make a ton of money, but usually this backfires.). I remember not too long after the 1996 Summer Olympics here in Atlanta, I bought several 1996 Olympic items at Sports Authority for about half price (including a Swiss Army Knife.). Then again, you never know what could be the "must-have" Olympic item is, look at the popularity of the hats Roots made for the 2002 Games in SLC.

User currently offlineOA260 From Ireland, joined Nov 2006, 26492 posts, RR: 58
Reply 3, posted (4 years 4 months 9 hours ago) and read 2038 times:

Just a few weeks ago I still saw loads of stuff in Athens on sale at 70% off for the Athens 2004 T shits/Pins etc..


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