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Old October 19 2011, 05:07 AM   #1561
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I think I will get my sister some satin pajamas for her birthday. With the divorce and three kids, she deserves a little luxury.
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Old October 19 2011, 05:22 PM   #1562
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I'll be adding the Wusthof 8" Classic Series Bread Knife to my block when it arrives on Wednesday. It was in my cart as a "must have" and when I saw the $40 price drop yesterday I just snagged it fast
That's quite the cool - and expensive - collection you're building up!

Here's a question I've often wondered about in those dark moments in the middle of the night: how do you hone a serrated knife with a steel? Is it even possible?

I always hone my regular knives before use, but I can't say I've ever tried it on a serrated knife. It seems like it would actually dull the edge. My bread knife isn't dull yet, but I wonder what I'll do when it does lose its edge...
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Old October 20 2011, 02:55 PM   #1563
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Ah, good old Expert Village. If you ever need to learn how to do anything, check them out - I'm sure they have what you need.
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Old October 20 2011, 08:39 PM   #1564
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SPOCKED wrote: View Post
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I'll be adding the Wusthof 8" Classic Series Bread Knife to my block when it arrives on Wednesday. It was in my cart as a "must have" and when I saw the $40 price drop yesterday I just snagged it fast
That's quite the cool - and expensive - collection you're building up!

Here's a question I've often wondered about in those dark moments in the middle of the night: how do you hone a serrated knife with a steel? Is it even possible?

I always hone my regular knives before use, but I can't say I've ever tried it on a serrated knife. It seems like it would actually dull the edge. My bread knife isn't dull yet, but I wonder what I'll do when it does lose its edge...
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Old October 20 2011, 10:26 PM   #1565
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I bought jeans online because I know my size at that store, and I bought a dress and some lounge/sleepwear on a whim as well. They turned out to be shockingly flattering! Thinking about going back for more, considering they're having a sale on top of the already reduced price.

It's such a pleasant surprise when clothes look better than expected on you.


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I think I will get my sister some satin pajamas for her birthday. With the divorce and three kids, she deserves a little luxury.
Sorry to hear she's going through a rough time. My sis and I bought some luxe type pjs for a friend once and they are her favorite even now, years later. I'm sure your sis will appreciate your present.
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Old October 20 2011, 10:34 PM   #1566
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The last month has seen me buying a glut of new albums including:

Jane's Addiction - The Great Escape Artist
Bjork - Biophylia
Battles - Gloss Drop
Ry Cooder - Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down
Anthrax - Worship Music
Glen Campbell - Ghost on the Canvas

I also bought The Fly on Blu Ray.
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Old October 22 2011, 02:58 AM   #1567
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LaCie Minimus 2TB external hard drive
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Old October 22 2011, 03:15 AM   #1568
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Kreepy Kes wrote: View Post
I bought jeans online because I know my size at that store, and I bought a dress and some lounge/sleepwear on a whim as well. They turned out to be shockingly flattering! Thinking about going back for more, considering they're having a sale on top of the already reduced price.

It's such a pleasant surprise when clothes look better than expected on you.


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I think I will get my sister some satin pajamas for her birthday. With the divorce and three kids, she deserves a little luxury.
Sorry to hear she's going through a rough time. My sis and I bought some luxe type pjs for a friend once and they are her favorite even now, years later. I'm sure your sis will appreciate your present.
Actually, things are looking up for her. She's dating someone who is treating her really, really well. The only problem is her douche-bag ex won't file the final divorce papers, even though he was the one who ended the marriage.
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Old October 23 2011, 02:30 PM   #1569
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This nifty tweed jacket.

Edited to add a note to Holdfast: I know what I'm planning to wear this with, but I'd love to hear your take on it. The tweed is black, brown and a little pale grey. I normally don't wear brown -- not flattering with my coloring -- but mixed with the other colors, it works. Kind of looks like my hair -- dark "brown and a little pale grey".

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Old October 26 2011, 10:30 PM   #1570
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Couple of cd's and a dvd
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Old October 27 2011, 02:22 AM   #1571
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BATTLEFIELD 3!!!!
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Old October 27 2011, 02:49 AM   #1572
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Found a Belleek mug to get for my mother-in-law. It has little shamrocks on it and says "Herself" on it.
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Old October 27 2011, 06:49 AM   #1573
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I got inFamous: Festival of Blood from the PS store yesterday.
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Old October 27 2011, 11:33 PM   #1574
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My usual Starbucks drink, a 3-shot mocha
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Old October 28 2011, 02:24 AM   #1575
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I took my girlfriend out to dinner for her birthday.
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