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Feature
‹‹ V.14 No.33 | August 18 - 24, 2005

Feature

One Man's Trash is Another Man's Treasure

Selling used stuff

By Simon McCormack
Scott Rickson

Your pockets and stomach are empty, and you feel like if you donate plasma one more time, you'll probably slip into a coma. The only thing to do then, it would seem, is get together all of your old books, CDs, video games and DVDs and sell, sell, sell! Desperate times call for desperate measures, so grab the director's cut of Demolition Man and head over to these businesses where they'll give you quick cash for your stuff.

DVDs/VHS

Addicted to Comics
4008 Central SE
255-3234
Takes good condition DVDs.

Charley's Records and Tapes
7602 Menaul NE
296-3685
Buys DVDs. Also takes a wide musical variety of CDs and tapes.

Game Proz
2626 San Pedro NE
881-4555
Usually pays between four and five bucks for DVDs depending on the title.

Game Stop
111 Coors NW
839-1040
4411 San Mateo NE
883-4350
Pays $2 to $7 for used DVDs.

Hastings
1201 Juan Tabo NE
296-6107
6100-F Coors NW
898-9227
6001-R Lomas NE
266-1363
1630 Rio Rancho
892-3837
4315 Wyoming NE
299-7750
Pays between $3 and $20 for DVDs. They also have three-for-one offers at different times throughout the year.

Noble Collectibles
8216 Montgomery NE
858-0212
9311 Coors NE
883-5551
Takes a few DVDs for between $1 and $5. They also buy/sell VHS.

Page One Too
11200 Montgomery NE
294-5623
They give 1/3 of their selling price in cash and 1/2 of their selling price in store credit for good condition DVDs.

Title Wave Books
1408 Eubank NE
294-9495
Gives between $2 and $3 for used DVDs. Also takes VHS.

Wherehouse Music
2511 San Mateo NE
884-4848
Has a pretty wide selection of DVDs but does not take adult titles.

Video Games

Addicted to Comics
See above.
Buys or trades games for any system under the sun including NES, Sega and Playstation as well as newer systems like Xbox and Game Cube.

Game Proz
See above.
Takes Xbox and other new system games as well as some old system games for Genesis, SNES and the like.

Game Stop
See above.
Buys Xbox, Game Cube, PSP and other new system games.

Noble Collectibles
See above.
Buys Game Boy Atari and other old system games. Also has a good selection of PS2, Game Cube and other newer system games.

CDs

Charley's Records and Tapes
See above.
They take a very wide variety of music for cash or store credit.

Disc and Record Roundup
2529 San Mateo NE
881-9877
Buys CDs for around $3 to $5 in pretty much every style except classical and gospel. They also buy some DVDs.

Hastings
See above.
They pay anywhere from 50 cents to $10 for CDs but usually pay about $3 to $4. If you're under 18, you must bring a parent or guardian with you if you're looking to sell. They will not budge an inch on this policy.

Krazy Kat
9012-A Central SE
294-5644
They don't pay top dollar for CDs (usually around $2 to $3). But they buy 8-tracks, tapes and records, and they have one of the best selections of cassettes in the city.

Natural Sound
3422 Central SE
255-8295
If it isn't scratched or unplayable, you can probably expect around $4 to $5 for your CDs depending on what their computer database says the CD once retailed at. They also buy/sell DVDs

Noble Collectibles (Westside only)
See above.
They have thousands of used CDs for sale at their Westside locale. They also buy/sell DVDs and videogames.

Page One Too
See above.
They buy many kinds of CDs and give more for store credit than cash.

We Buy Music
107 Harvard SE
256-2524
Sells CDs, cassettes, records, 45's, DVDs and VHS. Usually pay about $1 to $5 for CDs and DVDs.

Wherehouse Music
See above.
If it isn't scratched and it's in their computer database, you'll get money for it. Usually between $2 to $5.

Books

General

Bird Song
1708 Central SE
268-7204

Book Case
113 Cornell SE
232-9090

Book Garden
1635-B Eubank NE
292-6005

Book Stop
3410 Central SE
268-8898

Downtown Books and Beans
521 Central NW
243-4492

Page One Too
11200 Montgomery
294-5623

Title Wave Books
1408 Eubank NE
294-9495

Books

Rare or Specialized

Alameda Book Exchange
1111 Alameda NW
898-1298

Don's Paperback Book Exchange
1013 San Mateo SE
268-0520

Tom Davies Bookshop
3904 B Central SE
255-1103