[Sacramento, August 28. Image via Getty.]

SACRAMENTO, CA - AUGUST 28: Gwendolyn Richards of Auburn, California, waits in line for her mother to purchase computer products at The Great California Garage Sale August 28, 2009, in Sacramento, California. The sale includes more than 5000 surplus state-owned items. Some customers waited in line for more than 12 hours to be one of the first at the sale which was ordered by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. (Photo by Robert Durell/Getty Images)