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So I bought new digital camera this week. When I was buying this Camera – I was reminded of the DRAMA it takes to buy electronics. Now, obviously being a ‘computer dork’ I’d say I’m a bit more tech-savy than the average person, so I pretty much ignore all sales associates. But, what I revisited after searching electronic stores for this one camera is how awful an experience of buying something as simple as a digital camera can be.
Over a million motorists think about sex rather than the road ahead and millions more who don't indulge in intimate thoughts are worrying about work or thinking about their families, a survey said on Thursday.
A Levant man told police he lost control of his 2003 Lincoln Navigator after he was startled by a spider on Wednesday morning.
The PetPeek™ window can easily make that possible. The PetPeek™ window is a durable, clear, hard plastic dome 9.5 inches in diameter, with a black trim-ring and all necessary hardware for easy do-it-yourself installation into your wooden fence. It is an attractive addition to your fence.
Here are some of the toys expected to be top sellers for the 2006 holiday season, according to Toy Wishes, a trade publication.
Barbie and the 12 Dancing Princesses (Mattel Inc., dolls, $24.99; horse & carriage, $32.99). This playset, which includes a full line of dolls, is inspired by Barbie as star in the latest DVD "Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses." Age 3 and up.
Bratz Forever Diamondz (MGA Entertainment, $29.99 each). Each of the Bratz dolls are outfitted with faux diamonds, and each doll comes with a real diamond pendant that girls can wear themselves. Ages 6 and up.
Butterscotch My Furreal Friends Pony (Hasbro Inc., $299.99). Advanced animatronic technology allows the three-foot pony to come to life with realistic movements. When a child climbs on, the pony, which has a thick plush coat, responds with clip-clop and walking sounds. Ages 4 and up.
Digi Makeover (Radica Games Ltd., $59.99). This high-tech makeover system includes a built-in camera and a touch pad. Tweens can just plug the unit into their TV and snap a picture. Children are now ready to experiment with all kinds of new looks. Ages 8 and up.
Fly Wheels XPV (Jakks-Pacific Inc., $59.99). This lightweight radio-controlled vehicle can take off and land from any hard surface and then soar more than 20 stories into the air. Ages 8 and up.
Kids Tough Digital Camera (Mattel's Fisher-Price, $69.99). This built-in 1.3 inch LCD screen holds up to 60 pictures (expandable with separate memory card) It includes big buttons and easy controls. The camera can be connected by USB to the computer for downloading photos to a PC or Macintosh computer. Ages 3 and up.
Lego Mindstorms NXT (Lego Systems Inc., $249). This robotic kit enables the user to create an even more powerful robot than the original Mindstorms introduced in 1998. Ages 10 and up.
Magtastik (Mega Brands Inc., starter set $29.99; individual sets $5.99 and up). The starter building set, which features big, plastic brightly colored pieces, can be complemented with different kinds of special sets. Ages 3 and up.
Monopoly Here & Now (Hasbro Inc., $29.99). This limited edition of this classic game reflects today's current real estate prices and features iconic properties like Times Square and Rodeo Drive. The railroads have been replaced with airports. Ages 8 and up.
Speed Stacks Stackpack (Play Along Toys, a division of Jakks Pacific Inc., $39.99). This game challenges kids to stack and restack specially designed cups in precise formations. It comes with competition-ready cups, an official StackMat, timer and instructional DVD. Ages 4 and up.
T.M.X. Elmo (Mattel's Fisher-Price, $39.99). In this new version, timed with the 10th anniversary of Tickle Me Elmo, Elmo's squeaky laugh and body movements grow more pronounced with three successive tickles. Ages 18 months and up.
WII (Nintendo, $250). This game console (pronounced "We") uses a unique TV-style remote controller that can be waved around like a tennis racket to manipulate action on the screen. Ages 6 and up.
Few fast-food customers are as loyal as this patient flock of chicken sandwich lovers. Like the tie-dyed fans of the band Phish, the tropical-shirt-clad horde that follows singer Jimmy Buffett and the RV-driving senior citizens who troop to Branson, Mo., to hear Andy Williams croon, Chick-fil-A has its own dedicated corps of consumers.
Attaboy - well done!; also Attagirl!