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Old 11-20-2006, 08:58 AM   #61
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This year we won't have a Christmas tree since we're going away. But I've had plans to get new decorations for the Christmas tree. All in silver or all in gold. That would be really cool. I'd still keep a traditional real tree though.
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Old 11-20-2006, 02:08 PM   #62
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A juniper bush is a good alternative. Due to lack of space, that's what we've had the last years. It's thicker and greener than a fir, and looks quite good.
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Er, I'm a 28 year old female.
I know that. You're not the reason those things exist, so I see nothing wrong with making wild accusations at whover else it might be aimed at. If I thought otherwise I would have said "you overclockers". Watch out that the aluminum christmass tree you buy doesn't have a bunch of cold cathode lights built in.
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Old 03-04-2007, 06:23 PM   #65
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I finally bought a pair of new jeans, ones that fit well. For the past three or four weekends I've gone to the store to try on jeans, but couldn't find quite the right pair, but today I did. Levi 514s, 31w 30l. They have a slight wash on the front. They fit real nice, and aren't baggy on the ass like all my other pairs.
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Old 03-30-2007, 12:32 PM   #66
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I had this huge desire to buy a pair of new shoes since it's finally spring in the air.
Yesterday was a girls night out on town. In other words, a let's keep the stores open until 9.00pm and make all the girls and women shop away like crazy-night. It worked.
I got these:
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I had this huge desire to buy a pair of new shoes since it's finally spring in the air.
Yesterday was a girls night out on town. In other words, a let's keep the stores open until 9.00pm and make all the girls and women shop away like crazy-night. It worked.
I got these:

*green with envy*

Those shoes are so cute. I love them
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I'm taking Mom to Reno to celebrate her retirement and so she and BF can finally meet face-to-face.

This oughtta be fun.
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Old 03-30-2007, 06:57 PM   #69
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This spring I won't be buying any new guitars because my ~$500 60k car maintanence ended up costing $1,600. Ooooo, those factory service guys know their game!

But I did buy a new flash for my camera. That makes three and all can serve as an IR (wireless) slave flash, so I can do some interesting tri-point photography.
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Old 03-30-2007, 07:05 PM   #70
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I bought some sample bottles of fragrances since I'm looking for a summer scent suitable for the office and day life: The Third Man by Caron, Unforgivable by Sean Jean, Millesime Imperial by Creed, and Bvlgari Aqva by Bvlgari. Still haven't arrived, though.
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Old 03-31-2007, 11:21 AM   #72
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Just bought Neverwinter Nights 2 but have found the system requirements to be worse than Oblivion, which we have tweaked to be quite playable. Considering the BIG splurge. Perhaps I am just looking for an excuse to upgrade anyway. Maybe I should ask Stoofa to overclock our PC...
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Just bought Neverwinter Nights 2 but have found the system requirements to be worse than Oblivion, which we have tweaked to be quite playable. Considering the BIG splurge. Perhaps I am just looking for an excuse to upgrade anyway. Maybe I should ask Stoofa to overclock our PC...
I understand perfectly! I bought an NVIDIA 6200 card and found out I need at least a 6800
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Old 03-31-2007, 02:06 PM   #74
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I have a 6800 in my PC, but I'm thinking of upgrading it when I upgrade my RAM. That reminds me, I need to go buy some 2 GB memory for my PC at some point soon!! My games lag so much, it's like watching a slideshow, lol.
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Old 04-02-2007, 08:09 AM   #75
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So during these last two weeks, I've bought a lot of dvds, plus finally got the two Disney Treasures dvd's I bought from Amazon..

Platekompaniet.no (record and dvd shop) had a big sale, so we bought:
Mine:
Legally Blond
Mean Girls - Special Collectors Edition
Monty Python's Meaning of Life - Special 2 Disc Edition
War of the Worlds - Special 2 Disc Edition
Fantastic Four - Special 2 Disc Edition
Hellboy - Special Edition
West Side Story - Special Edition
The Iron Giant - Special Edition
The Sword in the Stone
Oliver & Company

His:
Pulp Fiction - Special 2 Disc Edition
American Beauty
This cost about 100$, which is very cheap for dvds in Norway, but not compared with the US..
Oh and I also bought Alice in Wonderland - Special Edition

I also finally got my Treasures DVDs as I said:
The Complete Pluto vol 1 and 2

and we've also bought quite a few tv-series:
CSI Season One Ep. 1.1-1.12 and CSI Season One Ep. 1.13-1.23
House M.D. Season One
Monk Season One

A-Team Season one and Three
and a DVD Collection called:
"150 Cartoon Classics"
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Old 04-04-2007, 02:49 AM   #76
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I've had a couple of nice, and increasingly large splurges recently. I can safely say to everyone, retail therapy cures all ills.

Firstly, I decided as summer was approaching I needed a new pair of sunglasses, so I bought a pair of classic Ray-Ban Aviators. I went for a black frame and black lens combination, instead of a metallic/mirrored look.


Secondly, I decided I needed a new wallet. I'd had my old one for a few years and it was time for a replacement. So I just had a Louis Vuitton wallet flown in from Paris. What I love about it, is it's so understated. A lot of Louis Vuitton products are emblazoned with the logo, but this just has a simple monogram in the corner. (Of course, now I have the urge to go out and buy more things, just so I can use it, hehe.)

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Old 04-04-2007, 07:45 PM   #77
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I too picked up some new shades recently to replace the pair I had for 8 years (and bought in Rome). It was a stupid mistake to lose them.



Also, as a public service message, I want to warn you all to keep the plastic in your wallet while inebriated. Last night, I ordered one of these:



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Old 04-07-2007, 06:40 AM   #78
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Also, as a public service message, I want to warn you all to keep the plastic in your wallet while inebriated. Last night, I ordered one of these
Ooh, "a veritable cornucopia of techno-appeal"!

I've been splurging WAY too much lately on books and software from various places. Just one of those phases. Trying to rein it in now, and I've just managed to stop myself from placing an order with Merchant of Magic. It was a struggle, though. I really really want an Assassin Pouch.
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Old 04-12-2007, 09:02 AM   #79
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I got the new Avril Lavigne single, lovin it:

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