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ultimatebob

Lifer
Jul 1, 2001
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I noticed that Amazon has been amazing with shipping things ahead of schedule this Christmas season (so far). It looks like they rented a bunch of vans from Enterprise to keep up with the demand, as I've seen a lot of mysterious white vans delivering my packages lately :)
 

BoomerD

No Lifer
Feb 26, 2006
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I had a package from Home Depot that was originally scheduled for delivery on Tuesday (12/7) then it changed to Friday (12/3) then FedEx said "delayed" and showed it still in Olive Branch, MS. Then, back to "scheduled delivery, on Wednesday (12/8). Delivered this morning by FedEx.
New generator was originally scheduled for delivery on Wednesday (12/8) was notified that it's on the truck for delivery tomorrow. (we'll see...)
 

nutxo

Diamond Member
May 20, 2001
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Years ago I told my son a story. My son told his friends and they all called him a liar... Today I found the paperwork.. I'm trying to send it to my kid and my freakin phone keeps failing to send. On a side note my brother thought I was lying as well. Gonna send this to him as well...
 

snoopy7548

Diamond Member
Jan 1, 2005
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Years ago I told my son a story. My son told his friends and they all called him a liar... Today I found the paperwork.. I'm trying to send it to my kid and my freakin phone keeps failing to send. On a side note my brother thought I was lying as well. Gonna send this to him as well...
What was the story?
 

Geekbabe

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Oct 16, 1999
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www.theshoppinqueen.com
What did you end up getting?
my daughter works for a mattress company and is highly regarded there, she got a great discount on a Queen beauty rest hybrid mattress and an adjustable base. She paid for the balance of the order & had it delivered to me. red carpet delivery service, they set up the new bed & hauled away my old stuff
 

BoomerD

No Lifer
Feb 26, 2006
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my daughter works for a mattress company and is highly regarded there, she got a great discount on a Queen beauty rest hybrid mattress and an adjustable base. She paid for the balance of the order & had it delivered to me. red carpet delivery service, they set up the new bed & hauled away my old stuff
Queen size? Where does Red sleep...on the couch? :p

(I LOVE my Cal-king mattress)
 

Torn Mind

Lifer
Nov 25, 2012
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$1.25 for a peanut? :eek:
$1.25 for a 16 oz bottle.

Unsalted of course. I have no need for trace cornstarch and maltodextrin present in the salty nuts, although a couple bottles of salty nuts were purchased merely for taste testing.

It’s great since I can make super cheap peanut butter in a blender.
 

BoomerD

No Lifer
Feb 26, 2006
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Had a pellet stove installed today. Took 2 months to get it once we ordered it, but it's finally here and installed. Installed price was around $5200, but it SHOULD make the house a bit more comfortable while cutting our electric heat bill considerably.
 
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Ajay

Lifer
Jan 8, 2001
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Got my 3rd jab yesterday. Sore arm and just a bit tired. A+. Previous two took me down for a couple of days.
 
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Geekbabe

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Oct 16, 1999
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www.theshoppinqueen.com
Thanks to many of you, I was able to fully stock up on groceries, lots of chicken, frozen veggies, eggs, cheese, yogurt. Paper towels, toilet paper, aluminum foil, garbage bag, toothpaste & all the fixings for Christmas dinner …feeling the ATOT love here❤❤❤
 

Lost_in_the_HTTP

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Nov 17, 2019
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Long story >> Short story ... had a problem on a website trying to order during a web-only sale. CS sent me a coupon for 25% off my total order by email to use in store. I go, get my stuff, check out. Out in the car I'm looking at the receipt and it doesn't seem right somehow Turns out they knocked off something like 75%. Umm, OK. Cool.
 

VashHT

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Feb 1, 2007
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Stopped to grab a burrito at a local place for lunch and the girl working there told me it was on the house today, pretty nice surprise.
 
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UsandThem

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May 4, 2000
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Ohio State (somehow) won the Rose Bowl.

With how they looked in the 1st half, I really expected them to lose. Their D was really, really, really bad.
 

highland145

Lifer
Oct 12, 2009
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Ohio State (somehow) won the Rose Bowl.

With how they looked in the 1st half, I really expected them to lose. Their D was really, really, really bad.
I'm not saying it was a good thing but the games today compared to yesterday...it was a good day.
 

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