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Dragon Naturally Speaking 10

Posted on October 30, 2008 - Filed Under computers, Internet, Software | Leave a Comment

There’s a neat little program out there that has come a long way since the early days when it first debuted. Dragon Naturally Speaking is now up to version 10 and works so well these days, and fast, that it can be of use to anyone who has a lot of typing to do. […]

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Guitar Hero World Tour

Posted on October 28, 2008 - Filed Under Entertainment, gaming | Leave a Comment

The latest rendition of the Guitar Hero series has finally arrived and honestly it feels like an unpolished turd compared to Rock Band 2. It’s got some good songs though, and has tied up some bands in exclusivity deals so that they won’t appear in any other music games. Van Halen and the […]

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Finding Money in Real Estate

Posted on October 27, 2008 - Filed Under Finances | Leave a Comment

There’s money in real estate, but like anything these days it’s getting harder to find. I know we’re not in a recession, not yet at least, but things are tight all around for just about everyone. There’s hope for some though, especially mortgage & real estate professionals. In these times of falling […]

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Chloe’s Monster

Posted on October 27, 2008 - Filed Under Amused, kids, Life | Leave a Comment

Here’s a little gem I just had to share. A few months ago while Jan was still in the hospital, I took Chloe to visit her and she asked the nurses for some paper to draw on. She drew all sorts of things as usual, houses, people, flowers and stuff. And this, […]

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Finding Deals Online

Posted on October 26, 2008 - Filed Under Finances, Internet, shopping | Leave a Comment

Finding good deals online can be easy if you know where to look. is one of those places where you can find great information on things like banking bonuses, credit card offers or even discounts on clothing. You can browse the ExtraDime forums with the help of their colorful icons, it’s easy […]

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Snap Dollars Actually Pays!

Posted on October 25, 2008 - Filed Under Finances, Internet, Marketing | Leave a Comment

Another check that’s been a long time coming, Snap Dollars advertises that you can get paid to read emails. It’s true, but at 3 to 5 cents per email it can take a very long time to save up the $40 minimum payout amount. You get a $5 bonus just for signing up […]

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New Mercedes-Benz GLK Coming to Canada

Posted on October 25, 2008 - Filed Under Life, News, shopping, Travel | Leave a Comment

Now that our current car is almost paid for it’ll soon be time to shop around for a second car. With the lil’ monster in school and the wife unable to drive a stick shift it would be more convenient at times to have something she can drive. Of course after watching that […]

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Global Test Market Pays!

Posted on October 24, 2008 - Filed Under Internet | Leave a Comment

I submit to you proof that doing “paid surveys” does actually pay. Eventually. You’re not going to get rich at it, you won’t even make a living. But you will make something for your efforts. Each survey typically pays out 5 to 75 points. A point is worth 5 cents. […]

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Legend of the Seeker

Posted on October 23, 2008 - Filed Under Entertainment, TV | 1 Comment

Now here’s a new show that looks very promising. Based on novels by Terry Goodkind, Legend of the Seeker premiers on November 1, 2008 with a 2 hour pilot episode. That’s right, this isn’t just a movie, it’s going to be a weekly series. Judging from the trailer it looks pretty cool. […]

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The Mega Yacht Dock

Posted on October 23, 2008 - Filed Under Ranting, This Town | 1 Comment

Well, I just found out that Yarmouth does in fact have a mega yacht dock now. It was put in this summer and after seeing a picture of it in the Vanguard I was like, WTF? THAT’s a mega yacht dock? That little strip of wood floating in the harbour?!? After […]

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USB Turntable – Dig out that Vinyl

Posted on October 22, 2008 - Filed Under computers, Electronics, gadgets | Leave a Comment

Now that I’ve been buying/selling a bit of home audio gear again I’ve actually had a couple people looking for turntables. I don’t have any though and haven’t even seen one in years, so I was surprised to see that they make new turntables that can connect to your computer via USB so you […]

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Used Digital Cameras

Posted on October 21, 2008 - Filed Under Electronics, gadgets | Leave a Comment

Another thing I’ve started buying used lately are digital cameras. They’ve gotten so cheap to buy new that people are upgrading more often and looking to get rid of the old ones. I try not to buy anything less than 4mp with a decent size screen and 3x optical zoom. They need […]

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Gaming Stuff on Sale

Posted on October 21, 2008 - Filed Under Business, gaming, sale | Leave a Comment

I’ve decided we have too many gaming systems in stock so until the end of the month a few things are on sale.

Game Cube – $40
XBox – $60
Older style PS2 – $60 (Slim model not included in sale)
Nintendo DS – $80

The games are still on the buy 2 get a 3rd free deal, as are […]

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A Few Lich Kings Left for Pre-order

Posted on October 21, 2008 - Filed Under computers, gaming | 1 Comment

I’ve got an order in for a dozen copies of Lich King when it releases, most likely it’ll be in stock a day or two after the official release date. So far 9 of these have been booked and if the other 3 get reserved I’ll try to bump my order up to 18 […]

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