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Old August 2 2011, 04:17 PM   #1231
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Hell, you're even getting Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 2.4)
Oh yeah, totally forgot about that [Homer Simpson]Ice Cream Sandwich... [/Homer Simpson]
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Old August 2 2011, 06:50 PM   #1232
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A grocery shop at Tesco.
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Old August 2 2011, 09:03 PM   #1233
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This casual dress from J.Jill, to celebrate my anticipated (in the next week or two ) freedom from the wound vac. Because of the tube that goes from the incision to the vac, I haven't been able to wear a dress or even tuck in my tops since the surgery back in March. http://www.jjill.com/jjillonline/pro...31228&h=M&sk=M
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Old August 3 2011, 02:15 AM   #1234
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Bought a vintage desk fan, from the 1930s. I replaced the cord and oiled it, and it runs quiet on all 3 speeds. Still needs some cosmetic work.

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Old August 3 2011, 02:46 AM   #1235
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Huge fan of vintage stuff. Looks great!

I have a thing for the 40's and 50's though. But recently also the 70's.
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Old August 3 2011, 04:46 AM   #1236
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Not really a purchase, it was an adoption fee: I got a new kitten today at PetSmart! Pics are in the Picture thread.

Got a Kindle for my birthday, too.
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Old August 3 2011, 05:15 AM   #1237
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New bra---$ 32 dollars.
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Old August 3 2011, 05:24 AM   #1238
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A bottle of Chanel perfume for my girlfriend and 50 pounds worth of books on Amazon for myself
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Old August 3 2011, 05:27 AM   #1239
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A Keith Hernandez burger and a bottle of Pepsi, at Citi Field
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Old August 3 2011, 08:52 AM   #1240
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Bought a vintage desk fan, from the 1930s. I replaced the cord and oiled it, and it runs quiet on all 3 speeds. Still needs some cosmetic work.

Awesome

Got a new tie as a present yesterday. Very happy about it, I've wanted a pink tie for a long time now.



I know, the shirt is kinda shitty because of the collar (too wide) and the lack of, well, fit I'll get a couple of plain white shirts tailor-made as soon as my budget allows (probably next month ).

Also, I still can't do anything more than a four-in-hand knot - kinda embarassing.

So what say you, Holdfast? Thumbs up on that tie or what?
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Old August 3 2011, 05:13 PM   #1241
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UssGlenn wrote: View Post
Bought a vintage desk fan, from the 1930s. I replaced the cord and oiled it, and it runs quiet on all 3 speeds. Still needs some cosmetic work.

Nice.

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Huge fan of vintage stuff...
No pun intended, I assume.
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Old August 4 2011, 04:45 AM   #1242
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Waffle cone
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Old August 4 2011, 03:23 PM   #1243
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A silver pendant:



It came with a silver chain, but I didn't care for it: it was too short, and the clasp was too difficult to manipulate. So I hung it on a leather cord instead.

Hmm...

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Old August 4 2011, 03:26 PM   #1244
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Love the fan -not too good to have in my house though; with the cat an' all... I did study the Dyson-fans today; very cool (if you'll excuse the pun) but also very noisy -while I was looking for an ice-cube maker -which they didn't have anywhere in town

Bought a couple of nice little boxes in stead:

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Old August 4 2011, 03:38 PM   #1245
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Love the fan -not too good to have in my house though; with the cat an' all... I did study the Dyson-fans today; very cool (if you'll excuse the pun) but also very noisy -while I was looking for an ice-cube maker -which they didn't have anywhere in town

Bought a couple of nice little boxes in stead:

See, I'm not a fan of little boxes (I know, the fairer sex enjoys having tons of little boxes to put God-knows-what in them), but LEGO-Boxes? That I can get behind
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