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Old December 6 2012, 03:47 PM   #3436
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Today I purchased my apartment.
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Old December 6 2012, 04:18 PM   #3437
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^Wow! Congratulations!
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Old December 6 2012, 04:18 PM   #3438
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Playmates Phoenix Warp Drive Ship from Star Trek: First Contact


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Old December 6 2012, 04:27 PM   #3439
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^Wow! Congratulations!
Thanksalot!

It was actually a present from my parents... They thought that after having helped my sister buying a house -on two different occasions- it was high time they also gave a little financial aid to me

So, basically, the generation that was given everything back in the sixties are now giving it forward before the taxman takes his cut from the inheritance

Whatever: I have nice parents
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Old December 6 2012, 04:34 PM   #3440
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^You do have nice parents, what a happy story!
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Old December 6 2012, 04:35 PM   #3441
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Congrats, Trekkiedane!
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Old December 6 2012, 04:46 PM   #3442
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Thanks!

Yeah, they are 'special', aren't they?

Well, basically they gave me back everything I've paid in rent over the last ~decade, and the remainder of the mortgage is now in my name (at 2% pa) and while it still costs me the same every month, it is now mine! -What an x-mas gift
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Old December 6 2012, 11:52 PM   #3443
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Way to go, trekkiedane! I'm so happy for you! That's some serious independence you've acquired there!
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Old December 10 2012, 09:25 AM   #3444
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Yule cards with the Grinch on them that said "Merry Grinchmas" on the inside. Have to get more, though because I know too many people.
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Old December 10 2012, 10:34 AM   #3445
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Got some more (used) glass bottles to keep my home made bitters and liqueurs in. - I'll post an photo of my 'collection' when I can get around to taking it.

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Way to go, trekkiedane! I'm so happy for you! That's some serious independence you've acquired there!
Thanks, although... I am more than just a bit nervous about it... I never before owed a bank this much
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Old December 10 2012, 04:35 PM   #3446
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Winter boots.
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Old December 10 2012, 04:52 PM   #3447
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A couple of breakfast biscuits first thing this morning.
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Old December 10 2012, 05:08 PM   #3448
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A bus ticket, a wild boar burger, a brarwurst hotdog, a nice 14% German beer, Lyra brushie, Twilight and Rainbow crystal blindbags and a new salt jar.
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Old December 10 2012, 06:05 PM   #3449
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Old December 10 2012, 07:21 PM   #3450
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Coffee & a sandwich. However, I failed miserably to buy what I really wanted, which was a white/cream turtleneck jumper. Nobody seems to make them in my size, either on the internet or on the high street, at least not for a price that doesn't give me vertigo.
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