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Old 09-05-2014, 05:09 PM   #3411
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What's the deal with re-releasing old movies to mainstream theaters? Last week it was GhostBusters, this week Forrest Gump is opening. I tell ya what, with all the stinkers being made now, Hollywood is trying to salvage anything they can I suppose.

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Remaking old movies, re-releasing old movies. I guess there really is nothing new under the sun.
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Old 09-05-2014, 06:10 PM   #3412
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I scan important receipts. When they are printed using heat instead of ink, they always fade.
I scan all kinds of things these days, rather than store more reams of paper. Although you wouldn't know it from looking at my office
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Old 09-05-2014, 06:38 PM   #3413
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I scan all kinds of things these days, rather than store more reams of paper. Although you wouldn't know it from looking at my office

I scan all sorts of stuff and get as many of my bills electronically as possible. It's easier to find stuff on my computer.
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Old 09-06-2014, 12:32 AM   #3414
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I keep all my receipts, but they do fade. Does the plastic wrap keep that from happening?
So far it has worked for me. I will know over the long run come some day. I have the one for the TV taped so that the print faces the solid part and not out toward the light. I think without the plastic film, the dust also can eat away at the print.
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Old 09-06-2014, 02:49 AM   #3415
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When I make a major purchase, I tape the receipt on the back or bottom of the item. When I got rid of my last TV, the receipt was still there. But very yellow with age and the ink had faded. So now I wrap the receipt in plastic wrap first.
I do the same and include the "user manual." Addie, are you sure we are not twins separated at birth or that I'm not your sister by another mother? Maybe the one doing the genealogy research could check into that?
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Old 09-06-2014, 03:24 AM   #3416
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I do the same and include the "user manual." Addie, are you sure we are not twins separated at birth or that I'm not your sister by another mother? Maybe the one doing the genealogy research could check into that?
I have an expanding file folder that I keep all the manuals in. When I give away something I always include the manual. I gave Spike my electric slicer and food saver recently. He also got the manuals with them. "I don't need any manuals. I know what I am doing." Typical Spike reaction. "Take the manuals or your don't get them." He took the manuals. I surprised myself that I still had the manual for the slicer. I bought that before Poo was even thought of. And he is 43 this month.

I do think we are sisters through a previous life. And twins at that. Every so often I will find a manual in that folder of something that was completely broken and I tossed the item long ago. Remember the oral thermometers with the silver in them? Well I recently found the paper work for one of them. And to think I dragged that manual and receipt all over the country with me. I am not a pack rat. I just like to keep my paperwork in order. I still have my old glucose monitor that I hate along with the paperwork. And it has a brand spanking new battery in it. I am thinking of taking it to the homeless shelter for women here in my neighborhood. I have seen some of the women coming out of there and I know some of them have to got have Type 2 diabetes. And I can afford to supply a couple of containers of strips and lancets.

I am in the process of slowly cleaning out the house of a lot of stuff I don't need any more or use. I am trimming down my life.
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Old 09-06-2014, 11:04 AM   #3417
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What's the deal with re-releasing old movies to mainstream theaters? Last week it was GhostBusters, this week Forrest Gump is opening. I tell ya what, with all the stinkers being made now, Hollywood is trying to salvage anything they can I suppose.

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Nostalgia, people that saw these movies when they were young, can now take their kids to see them and have the movie theater experience. Then there are some people who for nostalgia's sake just like to see them on the big screen again. It costs the company almost nothing to re-release the movie, so it's almost pure profit!
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My petty vent....I went to the grocery store today and forgot to replenish my beloved ice cream. Now that I've had a glass of wine, I cannot get behind the wheel and go get some.
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Old 09-06-2014, 08:57 PM   #3419
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My petty vent....I went to the grocery store today and forgot to replenish my beloved ice cream. Now that I've had a glass of wine, I cannot get behind the wheel and go get some.
Sit back, mellow out and enjoy your wine. The ice cream will be there when you are able to drive. Not to fret!
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Have another glass of wine. Who needs ice cream when you have wine?
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