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I visited Everyday Crazy Hot Deals in Bethpage, NY on three different days in January to see how the products vary.

The Crazy Hot Deals entrance in Bethpage, New York.

The entrance of Everyday Crazy Hot Deals in Bethpage.

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Since I was there on a Saturday, every item in the store – with a few exceptions – was $12. The price gets cheaper as the week gets closer to Thursday, the day when the store restocks. Items are most expensive on the weekends when new inventory is added.

Crazy Hot Deals prices

A sign with the daily updated prices on a wall in the store.

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The bins weren’t organized by product category, so I sorted through stacks of random items. The most common items I saw were boxes of face masks.

Crazy Hot Deals Bins on a Saturday (Side Angle)

Bins were not organized by product type and were filled with random items.

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I didn’t have anything specific I wanted to buy, so I randomly searched the trash cans for items that caught my eye. Some of the things that caught my eye were a gratitude journal, the board game Operation, bait to kill cockroaches, a vibrator, spooky Halloween costume masks, and some wigs.

Clown masks and wigs at incredibly low prices

This container contained a random selection of items including a clown mask and wigs.

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Many of the packages were torn, empty, or missing an item.

broken hair dryer box to crazy special offers

A broken hair dryer packaging that I found in the bins.

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Customers are not allowed to open sealed packages. If you want to know what’s inside, you have to take the goods to the customer service stand, where an employee will open them.

Customer Service Station at Crazy Hot Deals

One of two customer service stations at Everyday Crazy Hot Deals.

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While most bins held a random assortment of stuff, some items were organized by type with special offers, like this clothes rack…

Clothes racks at crazy bargain prices

Customers can purchase two items of clothing for $10 on Saturday and three items of clothing for $10 on Sunday.

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There were also containers of makeup sold for $3 each…

Make up with crazy Hot Deals

Makeup for $3 each.

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There were even boxes of Halloween treats like Haribo Gummy Bears and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. The bags of candy I looked at had not expired, although the store has a sign advising customers to check the expiration date before purchasing groceries.

Containers of candy and mouthwash at crazy sales

Containers of Halloween candy and a container of bottles of mouthwash.

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Some of the “tidy” bins were just as sloppy as the regular ones, like this plastic bin filled with tangled cords, cords, and laptop chargers.

Box full of random wires and cables at crazy sales

A box full of random wires and cables.

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Exceptions to the fixed price rule were items such as furniture and large toy boxes.

Furniture at crazy special offers

Furniture sold on Everyday Crazy Hot Deals.

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The most expensive items I saw were electronics items like a Google Nest doorbell and a Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 near the checkout. Each cost $150.

expensive electronics near the cash register at crazy sales

Expensive electronics near the register cost $150 each.

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As I was browsing the store, a clerk pulled out a fresh box of stuff, which all the shoppers searched.

Herd of people in new containers to crazy specials

Shoppers gathered around a bin filled with new items.

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While some people only come to buy cheap stuff, the store said it encourages shoppers to buy things they can resell individually at a higher price. There were a few shoppers who looked like teenagers looking up the price of items on their phones and discussing whether to resell them on TikTok.

Action figures at crazy sales

A collection of Marvel WandaVision action figures.

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Source: Crazy Hot Deals

After spending nearly an hour and a half carefully searching each trash can, I couldn’t find anything I liked that I thought was worth $12 that day. So I decided to return on a Wednesday when everything is a dollar.

a ton of winter boots at crazy sales

A trash can full of winter boots.

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When I came back the following Wednesday, the trash cans contained fewer items, and the items that were left were even more random than before. Many of the items had damaged packaging or loose parts that came from the original product.

Random Selection of Loose Items on Crazy Hot Deals (Wed)

A random selection of items in a trash can on a Wednesday when everything is $1, unless otherwise noted.

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