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Old 09-14-2015, 11:04 PM   #861
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I just bought a lawnmower from Amazon. It was cheaper than any B&M near me. There was another (good) web site that I used to do some research when deciding on the model. I wanted to give them my business, but they wouldn't match Amazon's price, or come within a few dollars.
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Old 09-15-2015, 04:09 PM   #862
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Kukla Fran and Ollie volume I: 1949-1954
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Old 09-15-2015, 04:11 PM   #863
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Kukla Fran and Ollie volume I: 1949-1954
Now I wonder how many of us here actually remember seeing them?
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Now I wonder how many of us here actually remember seeing them?
(waving my hand in the air) Me! Me!
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Larger wider hiking boots. I apparently have a bunion on one foot and my current boot really is too narrow and causing inflamation. Thank goodness for free returns that lets me order two sizes and return one.
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Now I wonder how many of us here actually remember seeing them?
I remember the name but not actually watching the show, but I was 7 when it went off the air.
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Now I wonder how many of us here actually remember seeing them?
I certainly do. An interesting trivia point is that the show was entirely improvised -- no scripts at all.
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Old 09-24-2015, 09:46 AM   #868
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In June I pre-ordered this video game, and it's on its way to me and scheduled to arrive on Friday:



So, this weekend I will be happily designing homes for a variety of weirdly anthropoid animals that speak English and have specific demands in mind for their homes.

Sure beats spending my valuable time worrying about the market, elections, traffic, etc.
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That looks so fun, W2R!

I ordered a Seal A Meal thingie to make it easier to freeze meat we buy at Costco.
Also a mindfulness workbook by Thomas Roberts.
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Ordered two books teaching people in wheelchairs how to train their dogs. Skittles is too small to be a real service dog but I hope we can train him to walk nicely next to DH's wheelchair and to jump from the sofa into the wheelchair (it's too high for him to get there directly from the floor).

While I was at it, ordered an Aeropress coffee maker, after seeing several people here rave about it, a replacement vegetable peeler (I use the cheap y-shaped ones and they get dull after a few years), and a reflective belt with LEDs for walking the dog at night.
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Old 09-25-2015, 10:31 AM   #871
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Today Amazon is selling their Prime service for $67 to new customers.


Why a newbee like me is offered a better deal than faithful customers is beyond me. Would not it be better to offer the cheaper deal as a future incentive to sign up now and be faithful? How about one year free after four years for example? They have a better chance of keeping me after one year if they discounted the deal for loyal customers.
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I have been thinking about doing that too, for the same reason. I hope you like it!

My "Happy Home Designer" game, and more amiibo cards for it, are "Out for Delivery".
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Old 09-25-2015, 01:29 PM   #874
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Today Amazon is selling their Prime service for $67 to new customers. ...........
I popped for it on an impulse. DW likes the features beyond the free 2 day shipping.
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Ordered 5 kwikset re-keyable lock sets. I'm getting tired of carrying around all those different keys. Also ordered a Mint wifi enabled doorbell. As it is right now if I'm in my workshop in my basement with a radio playing I don't know if people come to my house door.
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Ordered 5 kwikset re-keyable lock sets. I'm getting tired of carrying around all those different keys. Also ordered a Mint wifi enabled doorbell. As it is right now if I'm in my workshop in my basement with a radio playing I don't know if people come to my house door.
Please let us know what you think of the doorbell.
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Since I splurged on a Prime membership and MI will start collecting sales tax from Amazon on October 1st, I decide to further splurge on a new car radio. My current car has no input for an IPod and no back up camera. I discovered that I can buy a ridiculously capable radio for $150 that has two IPod inputs, a back up camera display and it even plays DVD movies. That and AM plus FM radio tuner!

For just a little more, I could have also gotten Bluetooth connectivity, but I didn't want to shock my system.
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Please let us know what you think of the doorbell.
I was on the phone when I made that last post and don't know why I typed "mint" doorbell, it should be Ring doorbell and I will definitely report back on how well it works.
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