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When a skier or snowboarder eats it on the slopes and loses all of their gear. If a skier loses his skies, poles, hat, goggles, and anything else, shout "YARD SALE" from the ski lift above him.
"While the skier denied that he lost his skis and poles in the fall, everyone that saw it knew that in reality his fall was a classic yard sale"
by Erik August 31, 2003
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Briefly, "the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own." Originally from the Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows, which has a lot more beautiful neologism definitions like this you might enjoy.
I felt deep sonder thinking about the all the people who looked up this word along with me.
by rednos January 10, 2013
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to fall while skiing or snowboarding and leaving a trail of gear behind them
that two-planker is having a yardsale down there
by Eternity May 28, 2003
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The evidence or remains of a catatrophic accident or wipeout, in which the victim's belongings are scattered or spread out across a large area (resembling a traditional yard sale).
The U-Haul trailer fishtailed into the oncoming semi, then the median strip was a yard sale.
by braver October 08, 2003
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a bad wipe-out on the ski slopes, your shit's all over the place: one ski over here, a pole over there, hat somewhere else
sorry I took so long getting down, had a yard sale on that second jump
by Luber August 29, 2003
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Snowboarding/Skiing - When you fall hard and leave your hat, goggles, clothes, gloves, poles, etc.. all over the mountain
He ate it off of that jump and had a yard-sale! anybody need a new hat or gloves?
by nig+ August 30, 2003
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While playing the sport lacrosse, the act of having your stick hit out of your hands, which triggers every player on the field's yelling out "Yardsale!". It is called this because it is lying on the grass as if you were trying to sell it on your lawn.
Lacrosse Player 1: "Nick just had his stick hit out of his hands!"
Lacrosse Players 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8: "Yardsale!"
by Lax_Mustang March 06, 2010
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