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Old April 16 2012, 02:30 AM   #2401
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Love the dress, kira's mom, very feminine and pretty!
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Old April 16 2012, 11:15 AM   #2402
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Today the post bought me these two



Sooty and Little Cousin Scampi.

The original Sooty is 63 years old - that is several years older than me - which means I have been watching the Sooty Show in various forms all my life.

Scampi is a much newer cast member and is a very naughty bear.

I still have to buy myself a Sweep and a Soo.
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Old April 16 2012, 01:11 PM   #2403
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And a white picket fence, no less. I'm going to be looking forward to seeing the before and after shots once it's completed.
I laid down the weedblock yesterday for the picnic table area and we're hoping to get the stone delivered for this weekend. Pics to follow

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Oh and, SPOCKED, I'll put the kettle on, tea or coffee?

Or would you rather have a beer?
I expect to spend the day, trekkiedane - so, YES, to all the above
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Old April 16 2012, 09:40 PM   #2404
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Love the dress, kira's mom, very feminine and pretty!
Yeah, I've been on a girly kick lately. Lots of florals, pinks, lace. I also just got a pink tee with lace and gold sequins. Somehow it works for me!
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Old April 17 2012, 01:36 AM   #2405
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I bought a Doctor Who book called Hunter's Moon. Haven't started reading yet, because I can read those in a day; but I have to work and I wanted to get my foruming done instead. *lol*
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Old April 17 2012, 02:32 AM   #2406
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Love the dress, kira's mom, very feminine and pretty!
Yeah, I've been on a girly kick lately. Lots of florals, pinks, lace. I also just got a pink tee with lace and gold sequins. Somehow it works for me!
I love it! Totally fun and funky. Would look absolutely hideous on me, though!
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Old April 17 2012, 02:33 AM   #2407
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Two STAR WARS figures I didn't previously have along with some soda and snacks.
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Old April 17 2012, 05:38 AM   #2408
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Chocolate covered raisins, a bottle of water and a ticket to American Reunion.

Not the type of film I would normally pay to see, but... it made for a fun, immature girls' night out.
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Old April 17 2012, 02:51 PM   #2409
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Tickets to see "West Side Story", in Toronto, in May.
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Old April 17 2012, 04:57 PM   #2410
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An e-subscription to the New York Times. (And cancelled the one to the Baltimore Sun.)
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Old April 17 2012, 05:38 PM   #2411
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one of these bad boys...



256gb SSD... bit of a sacrifice on space for speed, but since installing it, i can say it's definitely worth it...

boot time is around 7 seconds now from pressing the power button to windows fully running... installation and program running is a dream... copying files generally runs at about 4 to 5gbps... could probably push that to 6 with some custom bios tweaks, but i'm happy with it as it is

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Old April 17 2012, 06:33 PM   #2412
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2011 World Series Game 6 on blu-ray

John Denver's Greatest Country Hits from iTunes

Breakfast
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Old April 17 2012, 07:03 PM   #2413
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I got more books in the mail today. My mailman is probably cussing me out these days with all the packages I've been receiving.
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Old April 17 2012, 09:57 PM   #2414
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After class tonight I expect to pick up my pre-order of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition (Dark Edition) for Xbox 360. The virtual end of the semester for me is next Thursday (all my major remaining projects are due that day), so I won't have time to play it until then but I'm very much looking forward to it.

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256gb SSD... bit of a sacrifice on space for speed, but since installing it, i can say it's definitely worth it...
Back in August, I replaced my aging MacBook with a MacBook Air. I've been constantly surprised at how quickly the SSD performs, and I've been strongly considering the possibility of swapping my desktop computer over to an SSD too.
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Old April 17 2012, 10:18 PM   #2415
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i'd say go for it...

the one thing i have noticed that i didn't expect, was a significant temperature drop... I didn't see that one coming, but the inside of my PC is now running about 8c cooler than previously... very interesting considering i've still got 5 x 2TB standard drives in there...

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