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Re: Shopping!
« Reply #510 on: September 28, 2013, 11:28:35 PM »
I wore them yesterday, though possibly for too long. I feel like they weren't quite as good as the other-brand compression stockings I wore the day before. Oh well. I only have a few days left at that store, and I don't think my next rotation will be so dependent upon me standing in one place for so long.

And no, you shouldn't wear them w/o a doctor's approval if you have circulation issues or neuropathy or like, diabeetus.

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Re: Shopping!
« Reply #511 on: November 14, 2013, 04:57:26 PM »
Why is Amazon's automated whatnot so stupid that no matter what I buy (or even just search for) it sends me endless emails advertising the same thing?

There are some things where, if you buy one, you'll probably buy another in a month or so.  And there are things where that is extremely unlikely.  I am not going to buy pet stairs every few days.  Please stop thinking it's worth sending me special deals on them constantly.  There are only so many things my pet needs help getting on top of.

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Re: Shopping!
« Reply #512 on: December 04, 2013, 02:30:04 PM »
I've started seeing a lot of these cool spyglass walking sticks for sale online.  Really not that expensive, although I don't actually need such a thing.

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Re: Shopping!
« Reply #513 on: December 04, 2013, 04:30:52 PM »
That is pretty cool. I didn't see anything on their about the optics though, like what magnification or whatever. Not that I need one either. Just sayin'. May be a rip-off in that regard.
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Re: Shopping!
« Reply #514 on: December 04, 2013, 05:44:13 PM »
At that price, if it's really rosewood and brass and the hinges work and the knob screws on and off, it's not really a rip-off.  It's just a prop.  :lol:

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Re: Shopping!
« Reply #515 on: December 05, 2013, 03:48:00 PM »
Today I was sent an ad for "Heated Electric Blankets".

Um.  So . . . the usual kind of electric blankets, then.

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Re: Shopping!
« Reply #516 on: December 05, 2013, 05:30:30 PM »
MEANWHILE I wasted a lot of time today at this hilarious site of stuff from Japan.  They have things like Totoro sleeping bags, indoor kites, Minnie Mouse dolls that breathe, and a planetarium for your bathtub . . . you know.  But also:

Automatic Octopus Balls  (Band name!)

Safety hat for cats  Boy, does the cat look happy.  They also have the cat's pajamas, literally.

Duckbill dog muzzle 

A miniature Roomba for cleaning your tablet's screen

FACEWAVER

Build-your-own-theremin kit  They have walking-sculpture kits, too.  And a beautiful vacuum-tube radio kit.

Micro Legos!  And also Giant Legos:hmm:

A safety helmet that folds flat so it's not so hard to stash somewhere after your bike ride.  Also available in a more peculiar version.

M C Escher's Rubik's Cube

Flower-shaped fire extinguishers

An umbrella that looks like you're standing under a tree, sort of.  I almost really like this . . . but I think it could be improved a lot.

ASIMO Robot Costume

Tights that make your legs look like onions

This nose-altering machine

BATH MUSTACHE

Cowpooooop Tattoo Tights

Shipping is expensive, as you might guess.  Some or all of these may be available elsewhere, of course.

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Re: Shopping!
« Reply #517 on: December 05, 2013, 09:02:09 PM »
It's symbolic of our struggle against reality.

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Re: Shopping!
« Reply #518 on: December 06, 2013, 01:30:22 AM »
Today I was sent an ad for "Heated Electric Blankets".

Um.  So . . . the usual kind of electric blankets, then.

Actually electric chilling blanket (Peltier effect maybe?) would be kind of useful
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Re: Shopping!
« Reply #519 on: December 06, 2013, 07:46:46 AM »
Today I was sent an ad for "Heated Electric Blankets".

Um.  So . . . the usual kind of electric blankets, then.

Actually electric chilling blanket (Peltier effect maybe?) would be kind of useful

Didn't they have one of those in Flatliners?

:hmm:

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Re: Shopping!
« Reply #520 on: December 06, 2013, 01:18:11 PM »
I think they do sell chilling blankets -- they sell hot-or-cold mattress pads -- but that would be worth advertising.

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Re: Shopping!
« Reply #521 on: December 07, 2013, 05:39:42 PM »
Couldn't they have put an actual mustache pillow into an actual bathtub?  Or at least make it not obviously photoshopped?
Cause you're so beautiful
Like a tree
Or a high-class prostitute
You're so beautiful
Mmm, you could be a part-time model
But you'd probably have to keep your normal job

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Re: Shopping!
« Reply #522 on: December 08, 2013, 02:27:43 PM »
Welcome to another episode of Asking The Wrong Questions!

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Re: Shopping!
« Reply #523 on: December 08, 2013, 03:55:04 PM »
 :P
Cause you're so beautiful
Like a tree
Or a high-class prostitute
You're so beautiful
Mmm, you could be a part-time model
But you'd probably have to keep your normal job

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Re: Shopping!
« Reply #524 on: December 09, 2013, 10:41:43 AM »
:lol:

Actually, that sounds like it would be a fun show, especially for the host.  :hmm: