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Old September 27 2011, 10:32 PM   #1486
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How Rome Fell by Adrian Goldsworthy.
Will be interested to hear what you make of it; I was thinking about picking it up myself at some point.
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Old September 28 2011, 04:43 AM   #1487
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Got a new phone for my collection. 1978 Western Electric rotary payphone, rewired for home use.

That is just awesome.

A 500gig internal HDD for me wee pc, a snip at £32.
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Old September 29 2011, 06:50 PM   #1488
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DVD boxed set: 2002 World Series
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Old September 29 2011, 09:22 PM   #1489
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Made the most of the glorious Indian Summer we're having by having lunch al fresco at a local cafe, and then later cocktails in the early evening on the terrace of a favourite bar/restaurant. Highly productive fiscal expenditure.
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Old September 29 2011, 09:34 PM   #1490
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A bottle of BBQ sauce for 32 cents, including tax. Double coupons today.
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Old September 29 2011, 09:49 PM   #1491
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A new battery for my toughbook. That ultra-super-duper military spec battery died on me... Still, it held for over nearly eight years. God bless the US Marine Corps!
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Old September 30 2011, 02:59 PM   #1492
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Some books and DVDs....

Conceived in Liberty by Murray N. Rothbard (a history of colonial America)

The Case for Gold by Ron Paul

Xena: Warrior Princess Seasons One and Two
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Old September 30 2011, 04:51 PM   #1493
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Some books and DVDs....

Conceived in Liberty by Murray N. Rothbard (a history of colonial America)

The Case for Gold by Ron Paul

Xena: Warrior Princess Seasons One and Two
How funny. I just got Dreams From My Father by Barack Obama and The Wire Seasons 1 &2. And two days ago, my boss gave me his old copy of John Adams by John McCollough!
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Old September 30 2011, 07:50 PM   #1494
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My favorite bookstore went out of business these days. Time to go hunting for treasures one last time.


German edition from the 70s, signed by Haldeman


Photo-Comics adapted from the TV series.


Yes, actual US editions of Perry Rhodan, published by the great, late Forry Ackerman


I didn't even know this existed. Daroooool!

Oh, and some new DVDs (twice "about time I finally got this", once "finally released":

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Old September 30 2011, 09:04 PM   #1495
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I just purchased a yearly subscription to NHL Gamecenter.
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Old September 30 2011, 10:05 PM   #1496
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Transformers: Dark of the Moon Blu-Ray
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Old October 1 2011, 10:17 PM   #1497
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Bought a coat rack this morning. The Doctor Who fans will appreciate this. I'll let the picture speak for itself. Its not a perfect match, but it's really close.

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Old October 2 2011, 07:12 AM   #1498
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Dark grey pants and dark, dusty blue top, along with a pair of black Clark's that had a small heel. It was a good thing for the wake; I'll definitely wear the outfit again. Bought the clothes at Kohls for about 50 bucks (they were having a sale) and the shoes at Fabulous Footwear, also for around 50 bucks (59, I think).

The shoes were very comfy, the perfect thing for my seriously screwed up feet.
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Old October 2 2011, 04:53 PM   #1499
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Remastered CD "Wish You Were Here" by Pink Floyd. FTW.
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Old October 3 2011, 09:04 PM   #1500
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The proxy service was a success, so I'm getting an ultra light down jacket as well to satisfy my inner 1970s space man:



Makes me think of either 2001:A Space Odyssey or Space:1999.
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