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    Quote Originally Posted by ur2ndbiggestfan View Post
    I'm also irritated when they write, "He lighted a match." or "She lighted a cigarette." The correct word is 'lit'. I have never lighted a match in my life but I've lit a few.

    Another side irritation. In TV and movies, whenever someone is watching Jeopardy, they say their answers in the form of a question. I've watched Jeopardy with quite a few people, and they never, NEVER do that in real life. They just blurt out the answer.

    And since I'm on this nonsensical rant, why does everyone use the word 'basically' so much nowadays? Basically, it drives me nuts!
    This post is lit AF.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sharki69 View Post
    Iíll try to get it back to topic...

    2.5 years ago my Oldest daughter drafted to the Israeli army (mandatory if you live in Israel , not for us since we live in US). She finished her service 6 months ago, came back and planning to go to college next year.

    Gal, My middle one did the same and drafted to the army 3 months ago. She finished her initial training last week and started her ďrealĒ service at one of the special forces units base ( Somewhere ) as educational officer .

    VERY PROUD FATHER!!!

    Congrats!
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    You should be proud! Congrats Sharkie!

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    Mazel Tov Shac!

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    Congratulations, Shaq!!

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    CONGRATS Shac on enlistment of Gal and you must be thrilled to have your oldest home!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sharki69 View Post
    Iíll try to get it back to topic...

    2.5 years ago my Oldest daughter drafted to the Israeli army (mandatory if you live in Israel , not for us since we live in US). She finished her service 6 months ago, came back and planning to go to college next year.

    Gal, My middle one did the same and drafted to the army 3 months ago. She finished her initial training last week and started her ďrealĒ service at one of the special forces units base ( Somewhere ) as educational officer .

    VERY PROUD FATHER!!!
    Excellent, congrats to all.
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    Great news, Shac!
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    Just saw a photo from a bookstore that happened to include "The Fallen" by David Baldacci (I do not read Baldacci and haven't read The Fallen). It grabbed my attention because the cover design immediately called that of Needful Things (original US hardcover) to mind - perhaps others might agree.
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    I have an irrational fear that one day Iím going to reach for my toothbrush and grab my razor by mistake.

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    I have a nice news to share: after ten years running the bookstore with my two friends, we decided to take the next step. We signed up as publisher, bought the rights of The Dark Tower: A Complete Concordance and we'll be publishing it as a limited edition in Spanish, signed by Robin Furth and with cover artwork by Michael Whelan.

    Here's the cover:



    And the website of the announcement (it's in Spanish):

    http://ediciones.restaurantdelamente.com/

    First step. Let's see where this take us.
    Wanted list:
    The girl who loved tom gordon ARC with King's letter
    The Plant #3 Unsigned.
    Maximum Overdrive Cardboard truck

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    That's awesome. Good to see.
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    And I guess you're used to having everything you want..."


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    Quote Originally Posted by adammoro View Post
    I have an irrational fear that one day Iím going to reach for my toothbrush and grab my razor by mistake.
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    I'm a couple of months away from finishing the fourth year of my studies - only three more to go...

    (I'm enjoying it very much but man, the combination of being 43-going-on-44, having a four year old running around, being married, working, AND studying/practicing about 20-25 hours a week is starting to drain my energy a bit...)
    - MichaŽl

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    Quote Originally Posted by biomieg View Post
    I'm a couple of months away from finishing the fourth year of my studies - only three more to go...

    (I'm enjoying it very much but man, the combination of being 43-going-on-44, having a four year old running around, being married, working, AND studying/practicing about 20-25 hours a week is starting to drain my energy a bit...)
    I'm exhausted just reading about it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ari_Racing View Post
    I have a nice news to share: after ten years running the bookstore with my two friends, we decided to take the next step. We signed up as publisher, bought the rights of The Dark Tower: A Complete Concordance and we'll be publishing it as a limited edition in Spanish, signed by Robin Furth and with cover artwork by Michael Whelan.

    And the website of the announcement (it's in Spanish):

    http://ediciones.restaurantdelamente.com/

    First step. Let's see where this take us.
    Nice! Good luck to you!

    I might need a copy of this. It can go next to my copy of Todo Sobre Stephen King.
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    Quote Originally Posted by biomieg View Post
    I'm a couple of months away from finishing the fourth year of my studies - only three more to go...

    (I'm enjoying it very much but man, the combination of being 43-going-on-44, having a four year old running around, being married, working, AND studying/practicing about 20-25 hours a week is starting to drain my energy a bit...)
    No school or training for me but my work, wife, and 9 month old son who just learned how to scream helps me relate a little.

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    Quote Originally Posted by biomieg View Post
    I'm a couple of months away from finishing the fourth year of my studies - only three more to go...

    (I'm enjoying it very much but man, the combination of being 43-going-on-44, having a four year old running around, being married, working, AND studying/practicing about 20-25 hours a week is starting to drain my energy a bit...)
    Ha, ha. If you think you have little energy now, just wait a few years. I envy you.
    I'm sure if there is intelligent life somewhere out there in the universe, they are wise enough to stay away from us.

    And the people bowed and prayed, to the cell phone god they made...

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    Congratulations Ari, or should I say fellow publisher.. I wish you all the best with it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ari_Racing View Post
    I have a nice news to share: after ten years running the bookstore with my two friends, we decided to take the next step. We signed up as publisher, bought the rights of The Dark Tower: A Complete Concordance and we'll be publishing it as a limited edition in Spanish, signed by Robin Furth and with cover artwork by Michael Whelan.

    Here's the cover:



    And the website of the announcement (it's in Spanish):

    http://ediciones.restaurantdelamente.com/

    First step. Let's see where this take us.
    Wow!! You must be pumped! I own that original Whelan too on the cover so thatís super cool too!!! Congrats man!


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    Congratulations Ari!
    I hope that it sells well, because it's not the most appreciated book..
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    Congrats, Ari!

    Nice bling, Terry!
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    Nice stitching on the seats.
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    Congrats to Ari, and I love the special touches Terry has added to his rod.

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