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Old January 24 2011, 09:51 PM   #421
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Just ordered this sweet dress from Coldwater Creek:

http://www.coldwatercreek.com/produc...nk=&Skn=outlet

Yay for outlet sales!

Also picked up yet another addition for my crafting table.
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Old January 24 2011, 10:29 PM   #422
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Picked up two Buffy comics (oh, excuse me....graphic novels ) for hubby's Valentine's present.
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Old January 24 2011, 10:48 PM   #423
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I bought the following movies on DVD Cold Showers, Hounded, and Malenda.
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Old January 25 2011, 12:03 AM   #424
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Picked up two Buffy comics (oh, excuse me....graphic novels ) for hubby's Valentine's present.
Generally, "trade paperback" would be the term for editions collecting multiple issues of an ongoing storyline. "Graphic novel" tends to refer instead to works that are published primarily as a bound edition in the first place, rather than after-the-fact as a collected edition. Granted, the two terms do get used interchangeably often (for one example, DC Comics prefers to refer to Alan Moore's Watchmen as a graphic novel for the added implied prestige, despite Watchmen originally being published as twelve magazine-style issues).

At the end of the day, though, really, they are all comic books, and there's nothing wrong with that. Comics are just as varied a medium as television, film, and novels in content, after all.
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Old January 25 2011, 12:26 AM   #425
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^I grew up in the seventies -you'll never again get anything brown (or beige or orange) close to me!
Amen! And add avocado green to the list.
I guess my 70's trauma lies with orange instead.
Actually, I think of both colors as more 60's than 70's. I was tired of orange by the early 70's. And I always hated avocado green.
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Old January 25 2011, 07:14 AM   #426
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Picked up two Buffy comics (oh, excuse me....graphic novels ) for hubby's Valentine's present.
Generally, "trade paperback" would be the term for editions collecting multiple issues of an ongoing storyline. "Graphic novel" tends to refer instead to works that are published primarily as a bound edition in the first place, rather than after-the-fact as a collected edition. Granted, the two terms do get used interchangeably often (for one example, DC Comics prefers to refer to Alan Moore's Watchmen as a graphic novel for the added implied prestige, despite Watchmen originally being published as twelve magazine-style issues).

At the end of the day, though, really, they are all comic books, and there's nothing wrong with that. Comics are just as varied a medium as television, film, and novels in content, after all.
And yet, when I saw them "comics," hubby still corrects me.
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Old January 25 2011, 12:28 PM   #427
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Grafic novel from the dark tower for my dads birthday.
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Old January 25 2011, 02:20 PM   #428
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Two dvds from Costco. Each has 4 old movies on it. One has 4 Hitchcock thrillers and the other has 4 comedies, including "Arsenic and Old Lace".
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Old January 25 2011, 04:58 PM   #429
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And yet, when I saw them "comics," hubby still corrects me.
Tell him another comics geek said to stop being unnecessarily pretentious.
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Old January 25 2011, 05:08 PM   #430
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The dvd 2012 and Shelter (with Julianne Moore). Didn't watch the last one but it was a special offer and seemed kind of cool...
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Old January 25 2011, 08:14 PM   #431
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I got season 1 of The Vampire Diaries on Blu-ray today. I also got S3 of Mad Men on Blu-ray a few days ago.
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Old January 26 2011, 02:01 AM   #432
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And yet, when I saw them "comics," hubby still corrects me.
Tell him another comics geek said to stop being unnecessarily pretentious.

OH, I am SOOOO saving this page.

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Just ordered this sweet dress from Coldwater Creek:

http://www.coldwatercreek.com/produc...nk=&Skn=outlet

Yay for outlet sales!
OMG! How did I miss a Coldwater purchase?!? You know, I really want that dress, too. The Outlet does indeed rock.
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Old January 26 2011, 07:36 AM   #433
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The final Star Trek Typhon Pact novel.
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Old January 26 2011, 08:08 AM   #434
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I got this supergirly pink duvet cover for our new bed. The husband is thrilled.

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Old January 26 2011, 04:51 PM   #435
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A very cute green blouse.
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