Thrift Score was a zine about thrifting by Al Hoff, a woman reporter from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., who loves to thrift.
Subtitled, "the zine about the fun of too much thrifting", Thrift Score was the ongoing chronicle of Al Hoff‘s adventures in thrift stores, which included her experiences with other shoppers, as well as descriptions of popular thrift store items in articles like "Collectible Mania", and tips on second hand shopping.
In 1997, Hoff published the book Thrift Score: The Stuff, The Method, The Madness! (HarperCollins, ISBN 0060952091)
Thrift Score is included in the Sarah and Jen Wolfe Zine Collection at The University if Iowa.
Al Hoff also published the zine If you like pina coladas....