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Old 12-28-2005, 11:51 AM   #21
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My new sparkly and shiny automatic gate opener for the front of the property is my best Christmas gift! Don't have to get out in the rain to open it anymore! Yeah! Something to "crow" about!

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Old 12-28-2005, 11:59 AM   #22
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Here's an email exchange with my sister that you might enjoy:

Sister: I love the jacket very much, but look terrible in the color unfortunately. Is there a way to exchange it for a different color?

Me: Too bad it didn't work for you. Sorry, there's no way to exchange it, since we bought it at a garage sale for $4. Maybe I could find that house again next summer, and I could exchange it for a slow cooker or an old telephone.
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Old 12-28-2005, 12:49 PM   #23
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My partner Molly hinted for a MP3 player for Christmas.* I jumped at the chance as it meant we would have to buy a new PC (have always used what they give me to dial in for work) to store the downloads (OK, I could have just bought an external hard drive but she won't know* )* and upgraded to DSL. Weeeeeee !

I bought a souped up Dell XPS 400, 20" ultra sharp flat panel display, 160 gb external hard drive, DSL modem, printer and two (after researching I decided to get on for myself !) Sandisk 2G MP3 players with upgraded headphones for $2,150 !!! Our 18th anniversary is January 1st, so it's a combo gift to both of us.

I did it all from my Mother's 28.8 kb dialup - My God this is painful, 56kb is slow enough !!!!

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Old 12-29-2005, 05:44 PM   #25
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Finally found something I liked to get myself for christmas, as Mrs. () hadnt yet withdrawn her offer that I should buy myself whatever I wanted.

I now have a 32" LCD monitor on my computer.

Its fun having to move my head to see from one side of the screen to the other...

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