Category Archives: shopping

Car Buying Tips

Yet another reason to love the Internet: Free, helpful tips from OCD stats geeks. If you’re considering a car purchase, you might want to read this treatise first. If you’re broke like us but still really like performance and leather interiors, consider getting a luxury car that’s 5-6 years old. More luxury owners want newer […]

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College & Spadina Computer Stores: The Real Deal

http://www.blogto.com/city/2007/09/college_spadina_computer_stores_the_real_deal/ Only of interest to those in the 416 area code, I’d expect, but what a boon to them! A good summary and review of many of College Street’s electronics stores, with a link to another website that lists them all with hours and phone numbers so you can minimise your low-cost, computer-related shopping efforts.

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Amazon.com: Online Shopping for Electronics, Apparel, Computers, Books, DVDs & more

http://www.amazon.com/ Amazon.com. One of the giants of the Internet, with offices worldwide and an international sales reach. And a translation department provided by Babelfish, apparently: “Shopping since the Canada?” Oh dear.

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Home | Poundland

http://www.poundland.co.uk/pages/default.aspx Thumbs-up for Poundland, and no, I’m not kidding. In the past week, I’ve bought a USB hub (with extension cord!) and SD memory card reader – both of which work great – for

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http://inspirecompany.com/siwogrca.html I don’t think I’ve bought a greeting card in years (my friends know to expect presents wrapped in plastic bags, if wrapped at all) but these cards are rather endearing, in a rather clipped way. Cards. Good. Moving. On.

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http://www.hawkin.com/rkMain.asp?PAGEID=20670&STK_PROD_CODE=08720&CTL_CAT_CODE=1167&XPAGENO=18 I’m not a drinker, but I foresee a bottle of bubbly in my near future if I can get my hands on this “make drinking fun!” toy. (Faaaaar more entertaining than the “shaking other people’s Coke cans” strategy I’m currently pursuing.)

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UrbanOutfitters.com Official Site of Urban Outfitters Shop Womens, Mens and Apartment

http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/shopping/product/detailmain.jsp?itemID=9352&itemType=PRODUCT&iMainCat=336&iSubCat=571&iProductID=9352 I’m not a fan of Xmas (my one attempt at a tree was abandoned when the cat insisted on repeatedly pulling it down after each reinstatement) but I do love this “Pathetic Tree”.

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