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Old 06-25-2014, 12:13 PM   #161
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A new electric hot-water kettle to replace the dangerous one my parents are using, [...]
I forgot to mention that I absolutely LOVE my new hot water boiler that I got from Amazon not so long ago. It is just terrific, for making tea, instant soup or cereal, and for many other uses.
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I forgot to mention that I absolutely LOVE my new hot water boiler that I got from Amazon not so long ago. It is just terrific, for making tea, instant soup or cereal, and for many other uses.
I have the same one and I love it too.
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I've got an "Ooma Telo" VOIP telephone device in my Cart, but can't seem to pull the trigger just yet. Looking to replace the phone service from my cable provider. Lots of good ratings and reviews for the Ooma Anyone have any experience with this, or please direct me to the thread if this has already been discussed. Thank you.

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The last thing was Frinsa brand Spanish canned tuna in olive oil. I ordered six cans a few days ago but they have yet to arrive (not eligible for Prime). I love salad nicoise in the summer and thought it might be nice to try if I invite some friends over for a casual bite. I forget where I heard of this brand (NYT maybe?).
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Just bought a new wallet a few minutes ago.

Amazon.com: Embassy Genuine Lambskin Leather Accordion Wallet: Shoes

Not because of more case, but recently got a spare car key that doesn't fit in my old wallet.

I already have something similar but in black. I want a brown one as that looks more like a man's wallet.
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Nice wallet, easysurfer! It looks like it will hold a lot without being too bulky.
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Just bought a new wallet a few minutes ago.
Wow...that wallet looks rather large. Do you carry it in your pocket?

This isn't an amazon item AFAIK but I can vouch for the Big Skinny (aka the World's Thinnest Wallet). They make a ton of different wallet styles, in men's and women's styles and these wallets take up a lot less room (50% lighter and smaller) than the leather models they replace.

World’s Thinnest Wallets! A Thin, Slim, Flat Wallet by Big Skinny

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Nice wallet, easysurfer! It looks like it will hold a lot without being too bulky.
I don't have it yet, but one similar.

I like having the zippers so nothing falls out. But I will miss having the dollar bills flat instead of folder.
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Wow...that wallet looks rather large. Do you carry it in your pocket?

This isn't an amazon item AFAIK but I can vouch for the Big Skinny (aka the World's Thinnest Wallet). They make a ton of different wallet styles, in men's and women's styles and these wallets take up a lot less room (50% lighter and smaller) than the leather models they replace.

World’s Thinnest Wallets! A Thin, Slim, Flat Wallet by Big Skinny

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I measured the wallet I use currently at that is about a 1/2 inch shorter than what I ordered. 4 inches vs 4.5 inches.

The width are both 3 inches. The thickness depends on how much money I'm carrying at the time

That big skinny wallet looks pretty nice.
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I am not happy with Amazon!

Placed an order with them early on Tues. Received an email that the order got shipped today. I had hoped to get it before the weekend, so that I can take it with me back to the boonies home to do some work. And this is not the 1st time for me that the order is not shipped until the 3rd day. Definitely not happy!

I have been buying from eBay, and these small mom-and-pop vendors often ship the same day if you place an order early in the morning. Digikey, an electronic part vendor, has that as a policy.
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I am not happy with Amazon!

Placed an order with them early on Tues. Received an email that the order got shipped today. I had hoped to get it before the weekend, so that I can take it with me back to the boonies home to do some work. And this is not the 1st time for me that the order is not shipped until the 3rd day. Definitely not happy!

I have been buying from eBay, and these small mom-and-pop vendors often ship the same day if you place an order early in the morning. Digikey, an electronic part vendor, has that as a policy.
Wow, do you have Amazon Prime?I would be upset too if something didn't ship until the 3rd day, after paying for Prime. Sometimes third party Amazon sellers take a long time to ship things, though, I agree.

My hangers (see post #154 above) have shipped and they are scheduled to arrive tomorrow.
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No, I do not have Amazon Prime. Perhaps that's why Amazon gives my order low priority.

I do not buy enough stuff to justify Amazon Prime. Most electronics stuff, I get from the local Fry's Electronics store, or from eBay.
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