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Re: Post the last thing you bought.
« Reply #390 on: May 23, 2011, 09:21:20 PM »
thats funny, from the initial impression, I think the motor is in good shape.  as is the frame - wheels and suspension.  
the only thing I do need is all the body panels, unless I go with the streetfighter look...    :(
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Re: Post the last thing you bought.
« Reply #391 on: May 24, 2011, 07:38:59 AM »
I'm just not ready for a Kindle yet.  The thing I don't like the most is that you cannot give the book away after you hve read it, so you don't really own it.

We have ways around this... ;)
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Re: Post the last thing you bought.
« Reply #392 on: May 24, 2011, 08:28:40 PM »
We have ways around this... ;)

I'm ready to be shown the way
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Re: Post the last thing you bought.
« Reply #393 on: May 24, 2011, 08:33:10 PM »
They've announced that you'll be able to get an ebook esigned by the author during special online events, how the hell does that work?
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Re: Post the last thing you bought.
« Reply #394 on: May 24, 2011, 09:04:46 PM »
Lovers of literature know that having a book signed by a favorite author is something truly special. How do you sign an e-book though? Hopefully not with ballpoint.

Barnes & Noble is set to debut a new feature for the Android-equipped Nook Color e-reader that lets authors digitally sign their e-books using a stylus.

Writer and illustrator Sandra Boynton will be one of the first authors to host an e-book signing, and it's scheduled for Barnes & Noble's Upper East Side store in New York City (7 p.m. on Monday, May 2). The event will promote the digital version of her classic children's book "The Going to Bed Book." (In keeping with the book's theme, Boynton suggests both adults and children arrive in their pajamas; I'll be the one in the "Brilliant!" Guinness flannels.)

Other e-readers, such as the Sony Reader, already make it possible to write on pages. There is also a company named Autography that carries a patent for "inserting an autograph or other salutation into an e-book."

Despite the existing technology, though, the phrase "e-book signing" hasn't hit the mainstream. It's an interesting play from Barnes & Noble, a company that's redefining itself as paperback sales continue to dwindle due to increased competition from Amazon's Kindle.

Read more: http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-20057220-1.html#ixzz1NK170Gtx
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Re: Post the last thing you bought.
« Reply #395 on: May 25, 2011, 12:50:43 AM »
I'm ready to be shown the way

I'll dig up my scripts. You need perl installed on your machine.
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Re: Post the last thing you bought.
« Reply #396 on: February 14, 2012, 07:30:25 PM »
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Re: Post the last thing you bought.
« Reply #397 on: February 14, 2012, 07:45:57 PM »
Does it match the new trike?
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Re: Post the last thing you bought.
« Reply #398 on: February 14, 2012, 09:14:03 PM »
Finally after 13 years of owning my 96 Cummins diesel Dodge I figured it was time to part with it and get something more practical. When I bought the 96 Ram, diesel was $.99 a gallon and much cheaper than gas. Amazing how much times have changed, not for the better.

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Re: Post the last thing you bought.
« Reply #399 on: February 14, 2012, 10:21:58 PM »
Enjoy the new truck.
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Re: Post the last thing you bought.
« Reply #400 on: February 15, 2012, 11:47:46 AM »
Thanks Barry, hopefully it treats me as well as the old one.
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Re: Post the last thing you bought.
« Reply #401 on: February 15, 2012, 12:42:09 PM »
Jeff....nice new truck.
Looks like the "old" one was in really good condition.
I see you upgraded the new one to the "family" version ;)
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« Reply #402 on: February 15, 2012, 12:55:23 PM »
Thanks Kim!

The "old" one still ran perfect. The engine was barely broken in with 194k on it. The body was getting some rust which is typical to that generation Ram. I really didn't feel like chasing rust around forever. Plus, diesel fuel is now ridiculously priced it's not really worth it. Factor in that it's a $7500 upgrade to the Cummins, (even back in 96) it doesn't really make sense anymore. If I was towing heavy loads constantly it would be a no brainer, but I'm not.

We've got two 80 lbs dogs that we like to take with us most places and any time a truck was needed we couldn't bring them along. So.., we needed a truck with a little more interior room. Plus now we can comfortably haul humans in the back. I sat in the back of a quad cab truck and they're a little too tight for my liking. So, we opted for the crew cab.
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Re: Post the last thing you bought.
« Reply #403 on: February 16, 2012, 04:37:07 PM »
Looking good, Jeff!
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Re: Post the last thing you bought.
« Reply #404 on: February 16, 2012, 04:46:01 PM »
Thanks Jay...
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