Best place for scoring g1 ponies?

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  1. Nightmare Muffin

    Nightmare Muffin Princess Rinse 'N Spit

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    I've been keeping an eye on ebay for some time now, but they don't really seem to have ponies in good condition (super baity). I managed to fine a handful of g1's at my local thrift, which is great, because they have a bag of them (combined with other gens or fakies) for $3 or $4, tops, so it's hard for me to justify spending the same amount on just one pony off of ebay. Is there any hope for super cheap g1's online around the same price range (that aren't beyond all hope and super baity), or should I just keep scouring my thrift store and hope more g1's turn up?
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    twishy Princess Rinse 'N Spit

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    Buying from other collectors is the best way, as they can give more accurate flaw reports. I've seen some people have good luck on Instagram.
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    Skybreeze BBE Pony

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    I’ve been buying from other collectors and Facebook marketplace a lot lately. It’s where I’ve been able to find bigger lots or rarer ponies (such as my international exclusive ponies).
    I set my marketplace to notify me whenever someone posts something with “pony” in the title or discription. It’s worked out pretty well. :)
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  4. evilbunnyfoofoo

    evilbunnyfoofoo My shoes are laced with irony Staff Member Moderator

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    So far Facebook marketplace has been a bust for me, but I live so far away from any big cities, it isn't a surprise. I do get lots of ads for 'real' pony supplies, which is always tempting. I'd love to buy a carriage for my ponies to pull me around in. I WILL ENSLAVE THEM.

    My best best with MLP is right here. I've gotten a lotta good buys, and better yet, made wonderful friends.
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    bluerose9978 Princess Royal Blue's Pal

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    Actually there are quite a bit of good condition G1s on eBay in lots that you can buy for less than $4 each if you're patient. Right now prices are going fairly high, but wait a couple months and you'll have no problems getting ponies for a good deal and you can just sell off the ones you don't want on here or on eBay.
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  6. ponypalooza

    ponypalooza Bushwoolie

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    sometimes craigslist, I have not found anything on facebook marketplace yet...... Thrift stores sometimes have luck but you kinda have to go a lot.
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    Skycakes Twinkles the Cat

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    I think its better for me on ebay but I have hunted ponies at thrift stores and antique malls ect. I seem to walk out with something pony related so I guess I do well.
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    MapleTea Teeny Tiny Baby Pony

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    For lots, Facebook Marketplace, Thrift Stores, and Ebay have worked the best for me. For individual ponies, Instagram is my go-to.
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