If you've grown up in Maine, you know one of the greatest commercial jingles of all-time belongs to Marden's. "You should bought it when you saw it at Marden's". You'll be singing it for the rest of the day. But that jingle has some serious truth to it, because the shopping experience at Marden's is different every single time. Unlike other stores, where an item may just be temporarily out of stock, at Marden's, what you see is what you get. So if you like what you see, you best get it. So when someone visited Marden's recently and saw this item shared on Reddit by catsatoncomputer, they were intrigued. Intrigued because they couldn't figure out what it was for.

My friend spotted it at Mardens in Maine. She says that it's about 7 ft tall. from r/whatisthisthing

This particular item stands around 7 feet tall and looks like it could be used in a gardening scenario. As several commenters on the Reddit post suggested, perhaps it's a plant support. But others had a different take. As you may be able to notice in the photo, this item has been placed near the furniture and rug section. Some suggested it could be a light fixture without any lights attached or perhaps it's even a closet accessory. Could it be something to attach hangers to for longer clothing?

So what is the correct answer? There is none. That's the beauty of Marden's. You can spot an item like this and then use your own imagination on what it's for. Clothing rack? Sure. Tomato plant support? Why not? Vertical book rack? Let us know how that goes. All we know is that Marden's is never short on surprises.

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