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yard sales, plural;
  1. A garage sale

  1. garage sale: an outdoor sale of used personal or household items held on the seller's premises
  2. A garage sale, also known as a yard sale, rummage sale, tag sale, attic sale, moving sale, or junk sale, is an informal, irregularly scheduled event for the sale of used goods by private individuals, in which "block sales" are allowed, so that sellers are not required to obtain business licenses ...
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  4. In the sport of snowboarding, a "yard sale" is a wipeout so severe that the all of the snowboarder's equipment has been damaged beyond repair. It may be compared to "totaling" a car. ...
  5. n. (from skiing) a horrendous crash that leaves all your various "wares" -- water bottles, pump, tool bag, etc. -- scattered as if on display for sale.
  6. To hold or be at a yard sale in your dream, indicates that you are recycling past experiences and finding use for your old skills and ideas.
  7. An extreme biff; stuff scattered about like a yard sale.
  8. Losing articles of gear and clothing while tumbling downhill.
  9. A crash in which a skier’s or snowboarder’s gear – skis, poles, hats, gloves, etc – end up scattered around the slope.
  10. The temporary sale of home furniture, appliances, clothing and/or domestic items owned by an occupant of a residential dwelling and taking place on the premises on which such occupant resides, whether in the yard or in a carport or garage. ...
  11. A really hard crash (wipe-out) will result in gear being strewn about the hillside.  This may include goggles, gloves or mitts, hats, neck gators, etc...  Skiers have bigger yard sales than snowboarders due to their having poles and releasable bindings.
  12. n. the results of an off-road crash. Contents and parts of the vehicle are spread over the desert. Aftermath of a bad trip through the swifties.
  13. The appearance of the downstream eddies when your gear floats away after a capsize. See a good reason to write your name on your gear.
  14. The scattering of clothing & equipment around the slope after a boarder or skier takes a fall.
  15. A funny term referring to a flair bartender who has a LOT of drops in a routine. Ex: “Wow, dude, your last round was like a yard sale!”