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Postby CowboySlim on Thu Nov 18, 2004 3:29 pm

Is it in the test bed yet?

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Postby Ian on Thu Nov 18, 2004 4:08 pm

No, I'm at work.
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Postby MonteLDS on Thu Nov 18, 2004 11:38 pm

the ring is for jennifer.
I found out after taxes it is going be $7090.38
I am considering flying to Portland and buy the ring there to avoid taxes. it would save me almost 300 dollars in taxes!
The ring is a 0.72Ct G, VS1, Round Brilliant. ($6550)
It is really pretty. and Jamie i am 23
CowboySlim the return is a 30 day return policy. I lose nothing if i return it. and Tiffany has no rebates :p
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Postby CowboySlim on Fri Nov 19, 2004 12:09 am

Well, Monte, I wish both the best of luck.

BTW, I was just kidding about the rebates and restocking fee.

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Postby Bhairav on Fri Nov 19, 2004 3:55 am

MonteLDS wrote:the ring is for jennifer.
I found out after taxes it is going be $7090.38
I am considering flying to Portland and buy the ring there to avoid taxes. it would save me almost 300 dollars in taxes!
The ring is a 0.72Ct G, VS1, Round Brilliant. ($6550)
It is really pretty. and Jamie i am 23
CowboySlim the return is a 30 day return policy. I lose nothing if i return it. and Tiffany has no rebates :p



Damn.. you're getting ripped! My dad and grandfather run a jewellery business, and if you're paying 6.5K$ on a VS1, I'll probably be able to get you a 1,1.5 ct. D or VVS1 piece!
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Postby JamieW on Fri Nov 19, 2004 11:47 am

There's no way you're 23. We've seen videos, read posts, and read about your job. You're not 23.
A man has been charged after allegedly punching a 73-year-old woman in the face, breaking her nose and stabbing her in the arm with a corkscrew before hitting a second woman with a bottle at a wedding reception in the Whitsunday Islands.
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Postby dodecahedron on Fri Nov 19, 2004 4:01 pm

bhairavp wrote:Damn.. you're getting ripped! My dad and grandfather run a jewellery business, and if you're paying 6.5K$ on a VS1, I'll probably be able to get you a 1,1.5 ct. D or VVS1 piece!

he's paying for the Tiffany's name
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Postby LoneWolf on Fri Nov 19, 2004 5:05 pm

dodecahedron wrote:
bhairavp wrote:Damn.. you're getting ripped! My dad and grandfather run a jewellery business, and if you're paying 6.5K$ on a VS1, I'll probably be able to get you a 1,1.5 ct. D or VVS1 piece!

he's paying for the Tiffany's name


That he is. My wife's stone is .32ct, color H, VS1, round brilliant, and in a 18k white gold setting with platinum prongs. While I admit the jeweler was her brother-in-law's brother so we got settings at cost, and the stone is a different size and a bit different quality we paid less than 1/6th of that, and that price included a matching white gold wedding band of the same gold.

If he pays that price, he's getting ripped off.
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Postby MonteLDS on Fri Nov 19, 2004 11:32 pm

JamieW wrote:There's no way you're 23. We've seen videos, read posts, and read about your job. You're not 23.


you can keep pretending that you don't believe me, but i know you know that i am 23 so :robot: :D
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Postby MonteLDS on Fri Nov 19, 2004 11:33 pm

bhairavp wrote:
MonteLDS wrote:the ring is for jennifer.
I found out after taxes it is going be $7090.38
I am considering flying to Portland and buy the ring there to avoid taxes. it would save me almost 300 dollars in taxes!
The ring is a 0.72Ct G, VS1, Round Brilliant. ($6550)
It is really pretty. and Jamie i am 23
CowboySlim the return is a 30 day return policy. I lose nothing if i return it. and Tiffany has no rebates :p



My dad and grandfather run a jewellery business, and if you're paying 6.5K$ on a VS1, I'll probably be able to get you a 1,1.5 ct. D or VVS1 piece!


dude if u can get me that round on plat. i would be down to buy it, in a tiffany setting
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Postby Bhairav on Sat Nov 20, 2004 1:43 am

MonteLDS wrote:
bhairavp wrote:
MonteLDS wrote:the ring is for jennifer.
I found out after taxes it is going be $7090.38
I am considering flying to Portland and buy the ring there to avoid taxes. it would save me almost 300 dollars in taxes!
The ring is a 0.72Ct G, VS1, Round Brilliant. ($6550)
It is really pretty. and Jamie i am 23
CowboySlim the return is a 30 day return policy. I lose nothing if i return it. and Tiffany has no rebates :p



My dad and grandfather run a jewellery business, and if you're paying 6.5K$ on a VS1, I'll probably be able to get you a 1,1.5 ct. D or VVS1 piece!


dude if u can get me that round on plat. i would be down to buy it, in a tiffany setting


1 thing, I'm in India :wink:
My dad's looking into this, he's estimating 97000 rupees (2100$ or so) for a 51 cent F colour VVS1 piece in a Tiffany setting.
Now, to work out how to get it to you :)
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Postby dodecahedron on Sat Nov 20, 2004 5:35 am

why not fly to India?
if he would fly to Portland to save $300, why not fly to India to save $4000 ?
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Postby JamieW on Sat Nov 20, 2004 3:08 pm

That you missed the point of what I said just further galvanizes my belief that you aren't 23. You may be 23 on paper, but up in the head, no way.
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Postby BoGMan1a on Fri Nov 26, 2004 9:22 am

BoGMan1a wrote:I am looking for my first laptop (hopefully a Black Friday deal or maybe a late-breaking Dell deal).
Got the $499.99 out the door Toshiba laptop at Best Buy this morning!!! Got there at 4:15 am and there was a line already. Luckily everyone was after the $199 eMachines desktop and I was still able to get a laptop. Gonna wait on the Minolta D-SLR until spring at least, the price is a little steep right now ($1600 body only). Besides, I already bought my Archos media player and I bought some upgrades (memory and a 512Mb thumb drive) for the laptop, now I have to buy for the rest of the family.
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Postby MediumRare on Thu Dec 02, 2004 6:08 pm

Well, I just got a new toy- my first digicam. It's a Canon Ixus 40, 4 MPixel, 300 Euros (the equivalent in North America seems to be the ELPH SD300). It's an early Christmas present for myself- I decided I need one when we visit my brother in B.C. shortly. :D

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Postby MediumRare on Thu Dec 02, 2004 6:10 pm

CowboySlim wrote:Is it in the test bed yet?

Slim

Am I the only one who got confused about your remark at the top of this page? I wasn't sure if you were asking Ian or Monte :o (and the subsequent answers were mixed too...).

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Postby BuddhaTB on Fri Dec 03, 2004 7:48 pm

MediumRare wrote:
CowboySlim wrote:Is it in the test bed yet?

Slim

Am I the only one who got confused about your remark at the top of this page? I wasn't sure if you were asking Ian or Monte :o (and the subsequent answers were mixed too...).

Slim was referring to Ian and the Plextor PX-716A.



BoGMan1a, what are the specs on that $500 Toshiba?
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Postby CowboySlim on Sat Dec 04, 2004 12:13 am

Yes, I was and we have some preliminary results.

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Postby BoGMan1a on Sat Dec 04, 2004 2:29 am

Toshiba M35X-S109
Intel Celeron M 330 @1.4Ghz
15" XGA Screen
256 MB PC2700 DDR (upgraded to 512 MB)
40 Gb HDD (want to upgrade to 80 Gb 5400 RPM w/16MB cache and use 40 Gb for Archos AV-320)
8x DVD-ROM/24x CD-RW combo drive (looking at NEC 6500)
Win XP Home
56k modem/ 10-100 ethernet
NO WIRELESS LAN :cry:

Overall, a great deal I think, but I am gonna end up spending another $300 for upgrades.
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Postby VEFF on Fri Dec 10, 2004 8:39 pm

The two things I wouldn't mind getting soon are:
- a stand-alone DVD recorder
- a PVP (personal Videp Player - an iPod-sized device that can play video clips.
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Postby Alejandra on Fri Dec 17, 2004 1:39 pm

:D Just a new SonyEricsson S700i Cellular Phone :D
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