The Final Countdown

Doo doo doo doo Doodoodoodoodoo … Okay, okay. Our sincere apologies to Europe (the band, not the continent). To be fair, though, we never claimed that covers of ’80s tunes were our strong suit. But we do tend to get that ditty stuck in our heads from, well, about noon on Thursday until promptly 11…

Class Act

Class A. Class B. Fifth wheel. We throw those words around pretty lightly here at Paper Shop. They’re designations for different types of campers & motor homes. What do they mean? Let’s break them down: A Class A motor home is the big daddy of camping. It’s the largest and generally the most luxurious, and…

Sock it to you!

Notice, friends, that we didn’t say “socks it to you”; May 9th is Lost Sock Memorial Day. Today we take a moment to consider the tragedy of the thousands of socks lost every year (and the unfortunate mates that are left behind). Like the meaning of life and the quandary of chicken and the egg,…

FAQ: How do I report an item sold?

Questions. We love ‘em. When somebody has a question for us here at Paper Shop, we know that they’re either already advertising with us or thinking of giving us a try. We’re happy to help with and all inquiries, and we’ve found that a number of them are, well, frequently asked questions. Here’s where we take…

Thanks!

We’re closing in on the 200 post mark (and our 6 month anniversary), and we’d just like to take a moment to thank you for keeping up with us. As always, you’re welcome to comment here, say hello on Facebook, throw a tweet our way, or even contact me, the blog author, at jenk@blog.findnflip.com. I…

Ad of the Week: Element #2

Because we sell anything and everything, we often get ads for the interesting, the unusual and the extremely specialized. One of the best parts of working here is that we learn so much about so many different things. Here’s where we feature an ad that made us sit up and take notice. We’re making a…

May Day!

It’s a worldwide celebration of spring. But remove that space between the words and it becomes a distress signal. Ever wonder why? While searching for an easily understood phrase to signal life-threatening distress, in 1923 a Senior Radio Officer at London’s Croydon Airport proposed the word “mayday” (to be repeated three times). It was an…