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Old November 19 2010, 09:26 PM   #166
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Toy Story (Bluray)
Toy Story 2 (Bluray)
Toy Story 3 (Bluray)
Note: Buying them individually costs less than the box set.
How To Train Your Dragon (Bluray)
Disney's: A Christmas Carol (Bluray)
Bloom County: The Complete Collection, Vol 2
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Old November 19 2010, 09:31 PM   #167
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Mum & dad went to IKEA today, asked if I wanted to join them -which I did!

I bought one of those things (don't know the anglo name for them: please help me with that!) that you install above where you do your cooking; they, then, suck up all the vapours! cost me 999 Kr (~183 US$).

And, while I was there, I also got a big ol' mat to put in front of my door, a nice rug (probably for the cat to piss on ), a couple of lamps (two of the old-fashioned 'bulp'-type that are dim-able but have a better light-to-heat ratio than the usual incandescent ones) and one 3W LED thing to light up my desk (looks a bit like the 'heat ray'-device on top of the UFO's in the 1953 War of the Worlds film! plus a forty-LED-balls-of-light-chain for outdoors use.
(and a few other things -while I was there...)
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Old November 19 2010, 09:38 PM   #168
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SwissGear Ibex backpack. Needed to carry a bunch of things today, and it really lightened the load. Not the sexiest, but certainly the best backpack I've ever owned:
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Old November 19 2010, 10:41 PM   #169
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I bought one of those things (don't know the anglo name for them: please help me with that!) that you install above where you do your cooking; they, then, suck up all the vapours! cost me 999 Kr (~183 US$).
In Australia they are called a rangehood. I am not sure what they are called in the rest of the English speaking world.
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Old November 20 2010, 12:54 AM   #170
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I bought one of those things (don't know the anglo name for them: please help me with that!) that you install above where you do your cooking; they, then, suck up all the vapours! cost me 999 Kr (~183 US$).
In Australia they are called a rangehood. I am not sure what they are called in the rest of the English speaking world.
Vent, though range hood is used too.
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Old November 20 2010, 01:49 AM   #171
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Just ordered these:





They're for my cross stitch pieces- the top will have teacups, the bottom a classic car (I don't think Dad would want an overly cute cat).
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Old November 20 2010, 02:36 AM   #172
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I bought some throwback D.P. and a Subway sandwich.

Yay for Friday.
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Old November 20 2010, 02:55 AM   #173
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I gave in and pre-ordered the Six Million Dollar Man complete series DVD set from TimeLife today. Early Christmas present for myself.

Now I just have to occupy my time during the annoying wait for the mailman to bring it.
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Old November 20 2010, 10:41 AM   #174
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I bought a 27" iMac with core i7 processor, 4 gigs of ram, and a 1tb hard drive on monday. Sadly, my schedule this week has had extremely limited free time, so I've only been able play with it for a few mins. But, next week looks real good as far as free time for me to have some fun with it.
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Old November 20 2010, 11:26 PM   #175
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Treasure Island, for my Kindle App. Well I didn't technically buy it, it was free.
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Old November 21 2010, 01:54 AM   #176
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Picked up a blender for my Mother in Law, a Waterpik for me and about 60 bucks for groceries.
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Old November 21 2010, 09:44 PM   #177
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Babylon 5. All of the seasons except for S2, which Best Buy didn't have. Now i gotta find that one season.
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Old November 21 2010, 09:50 PM   #178
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Got two fancy diaries for my nieces and a stuffed animal for their baby sister. They'll be here after Christmas, so I can give it to them then.
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Old November 21 2010, 09:52 PM   #179
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RandyS wrote: View Post
I gave in and pre-ordered the Six Million Dollar Man complete series DVD set from TimeLife today. Early Christmas present for myself.

Now I just have to occupy my time during the annoying wait for the mailman to bring it.
When it arrives, you better damn well run in slo-motion to collect it.

... nanananananananana....
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Old November 21 2010, 09:56 PM   #180
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It isn't really my purchase but I just ordered the first two seasons of Hogan's Heroes for my son. They were on special and postage free - total combined price $AUD31.98.
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