Thrift stores are awesome for people who can’t afford to buy things new, and they’re also amazing for people browsing for something a bit off the beaten path. You can usually dig up something historic, something kitschy, something downright delightfully absurd – whatever you’re looking for, a thrift store somewhere is harboring it on its shelves.

And these 15 people? They definitely found theirs.

15. Who among us could pass this up?

Does this qualify as a house hippo?About 25 years ago I saw this for sale at a furniture shop, there was no way I…

Posted by Kerrie Murphy on Tuesday, October 15, 2019

14. That’s a little piece of history right there.

What 1980’s teenager donated this? ? ?Found it in a bin of donations. I work at Goodwill. ?

Posted by Nikki Raymer on Monday, September 30, 2019

13. What DID that cat see outside the window?

Posted by Shelby Albright on Thursday, October 17, 2019

12. You see a chair for kids, I see a chair for cats.

Posted by McKenna Rae Newman on Thursday, October 17, 2019

11. If you need training wheels…

DINOSAUR CHOPSTICKS! I have found my soulmate.

Posted by Madeline Ashton on Saturday, September 28, 2019

10. A fine and worthy addition to any home.

Posted by Amanda Bowen on Tuesday, September 24, 2019

9. I, too, need to know everything possible about this kitty.

I have so many questions. Like who is this brave kitty? And what did he do to earn his metal? And how did they get him to wear that uniform? Does he put his little helmet on himself?

Posted by Sarah Choate on Sunday, October 13, 2019

8. A Shark Tank winner for sure.

First post if approved! Who wouldnt want a Chameleon tape dispenser?! Wasnt for sale unfortunately but it was found the…

Posted by Carey Lynn on Saturday, October 12, 2019

7. A guinea pig named Rick.

Posted by Elizabeth Groover on Monday, September 23, 2019

6. That is horrifying.

Posted by Carrie Sexton on Saturday, October 12, 2019

5. Gotta love a guy who can own his love of cats!

My husband Patrick is a massive cat lover, to the point he's now called Catrick. Today we found him the most purrrfect vest.

Posted by Amanda Krysa on Wednesday, October 16, 2019

4. I think it really makes that blazer pop.

Found this gem while browsing the thrift shop last night for $6.99. I asked the husband how I looked, and he said it was…

Posted by Krystle Getson on Thursday, September 19, 2019

3. That’s one way to explain it to your kids.

The miracle of life…It did not come home with me.

Posted by Katherine Brown on Wednesday, September 18, 2019

1. I have no idea who came up with this idea, but I love them.

Posted by Jenna Schmidt on Monday, September 30, 2019

I’m hoping that one day I find a treasure half as amazing as these one day.

Have you found something great secondhand?

Please share it with us in the comments!