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Shopping Thread .. or What Did You Buy?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by MaryKB, Feb 5, 2019.

  1. AdamCrock

    AdamCrock Polish Pudding

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    She must be Amazon's VIP by now :) Say..... :think: I wonder if Guinness book has a record of that sort. I think that we should support her ! :) If You're in contact please send her a reminder (7 months left :D), while I try to figure out if there is such a record in "THE" book ;)

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    Do You have green blood and pointy ears ? :mischief: Please do not be offended but You've sounded a bit like Mr. Spock right there and I love it ! :lol:
     
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  2. Valka D'Ur

    Valka D'Ur Hosting Iron Pen in A&E Retired Moderator

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    I'm not offended at all. :) I became a Star Trek fan in November 1975, at age 12. Since then the way I speak in RL and how I write has often incorporated the "Spockian" style of saying things. It isn't usually deliberate. I've tried other ways, other speech and writing styles, but this seems normal to me now.

    This has resulted in some problems over the years, with some people thinking I'm "stuck-up" or that English isn't my first language. But a couple of people with those opinions changed their minds once I explained that my impressionable 12-year-old self's favorite Star Trek character was (and is) Spock, and that I identified with him so closely that I started speaking and writing as he does. From what I've read over the years about Star Trek fans who tend to be social misfits, this isn't really that unusual (or at least that was the case before the newer series came along and people had other characters to identify with).

    Spock has a very precise and somewhat convoluted way of communicating when he wants to cover all bases when his goal is to be clearly understood. It doesn't always work.
     
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  3. AdamCrock

    AdamCrock Polish Pudding

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    OH !!!!. Cara Mia !!!!!!!!


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  4. Cutlass

    Cutlass The Man Who Wasn't There.

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    Bought a bunch of chocolate bars.
     
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  5. Cutlass

    Cutlass The Man Who Wasn't There.

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    Ordered some used paperback novels, Peter Gabriel and Prince greatest hits CDs, and a new wrist brace.
     
  6. Ferocitus

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    Not a patch on the original. And no opportunity for Lurch to show his awesome dance moves.


    I bought 6 bottles of chinotto and a BoW.
     
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  7. Valka D'Ur

    Valka D'Ur Hosting Iron Pen in A&E Retired Moderator

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    Look who's joining my penguin colony in a few weeks:

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    Today our department stores re-opened, so we replaced our toaster. :bounce:
     
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    I bought cabbage. gotta get the the greens in my body!
     
  10. Valka D'Ur

    Valka D'Ur Hosting Iron Pen in A&E Retired Moderator

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    :ack:

    I'd have chosen something else, but it's too early in the year for anything to be seasonal.

    It rained last night and got cold enough that it wouldn't have surprised me if we'd had snow.
     
  11. AdamCrock

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    My favorite of the Star Trek original series is Mr. Spock doing his word battles with Bones ! ^^ Oh how I love those ! When Bones comes to the bridge even Cptn. Kirk is reluctant to dismiss him , often taking his side against Mr. Spock , but Spock's logic seems to prevail nonetheless ;)
     
  12. Ferocitus

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    Groan.
    My favourite moment was when TOS was cancelled and Shatner lost his home, couldn't find work and had to live in a camper van.
    Serves him right for helping to inflict that pos on sci-fi fans.
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  13. AdamCrock

    AdamCrock Polish Pudding

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    To be honest I didn't went that deep and see what the cast is doing. If that's true, I pity William, he's an actor , he didn't do anything wrong in my book. People taking pleasure in other people misfortune man, it's not cool, it's sick :(
     
  14. Ferocitus

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    Pfffft.
    Even Shatner admitted it was the kick in the head he needed and deserved so don't get too moralistic and judgemental.
     
  15. Valka D'Ur

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    That image used to be a popular one used for avatars on TrekBBS. It's prohibited now, as it violates Google's notions of decency.

    Shatner didn't lose his home because of Star Trek's cancellation. It was because he was in the midst of a divorce from his first wife and she took him to the cleaners.

    Of course the cancellation didn't help matters, but it was primarily the divorce that was the problem.
     
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    Sorry Mr. F I wont do it again. Being moralistic and judgemental is bad too for my Karma.
     
  17. Birdjaguar

    Birdjaguar Hanafubuki Retired Moderator Supporter

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    Just ordered a new iPhone SE. 128 GB memory. Red. I ordered it through their friends and family program (I have friend who works for Apple) and got a 10% discount. $411 including tax and delivery. It's the new small phone. I should arrive in a week or two. We use Ting as our carrier. They are inexpensive, Canadian and have great coverage.
     
  18. aimeeandbeatles

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    Don't forget a USB cable so you can plug it into your computer and get your photos off without emailing them.
     
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    Birdjaguar Hanafubuki Retired Moderator Supporter

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    Hmmm... Will the charger cord with its USB end be sufficient to do that?
     
  20. Cutlass

    Cutlass The Man Who Wasn't There.

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    If you use your computer's USB port to charge your phone. Once you do that, then you can access files on your phone from the computer's file listing menu.
     
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