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Support The Tourism Industry

Posted on January 28, 2010 - Filed Under Business, Life, This Town, Travel | Leave a Comment

If you are from Yarmouth or anywhere in Nova Scotia and can make it up to Halifax for the rally on Thursday Feb 4 at 10am – i urged you to go and support the people who are fighting to keep the Cat for another season. We at Gator Byte is not directly affected […]

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Lucky Boxes

Posted on January 24, 2010 - Filed Under Business, sale | Leave a Comment

One of our regular customers also loves hockey cards and has been buying a pack or two once in a while. Tonight in a pack of Upper Deck series 1 he pulled a rookie card that he says is worth about $90 on eBay! A couple of days ago in a pack of […]

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Why Pay More?

Posted on January 19, 2010 - Filed Under Business, Honesty | Leave a Comment

Yes! why pay more when you don’t have to? Just like the prenatal vitamins that I take when I was having our kid, I could buy one from a Life brand and they cost a few dollars less but for a branded one – I pay more. I checked the ingredients […]

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World of Warcraft trading Cards in stock

Posted on January 18, 2010 - Filed Under Business, gaming, News, sale | Leave a Comment

Along with the hockey cards I also ordered a box of Scourgewar cards from the World of Warcraft trading card game. It’s similar to Magic: the Gathering but I haven’t had a chance to play it so far. The big draw for these cards are the loot cards that you can find in […]

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Now Carrying Hockey Cards

Posted on January 18, 2010 - Filed Under Business, management | Leave a Comment

So far this year is a year of change. On a suggestion from a long time customer we’ve started carrying hockey cards (packs, not singles) and currently have 3 types to choose from. Special orders are only 2 days away and I’m willing to give a little discount if someone wants to buy […]

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Movie Night Deals

Posted on January 16, 2010 - Filed Under Amused, Business, sale | Leave a Comment

We have a couple of Movie Night deals going on right now where you can rent some movies and get some snacks and save a couple bucks in the process. The first is 2 new release DVDs, 2 cans of pop and a large bag of chips for $10, the second is 3 new […]

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Local Game Developers first release!

Posted on January 16, 2010 - Filed Under Entertainment, gaming, Software, This Town | 2 Comments

Xona Games, a local game studio manned by Jason & Matthew Doucette, has finally released their first game on the Xbox Live Indie Marketplace, Decimation X. I haven’t played it yet since it just released today and I’m still at work, but I bought it already. It’s only a buck (80 MS fun-bux) […]

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Help The People In Haiti

Posted on January 15, 2010 - Filed Under Business, Health | Leave a Comment

We have seen many people come thru’ our store for the last 10 yrs and while i sit and read about these 8 volunteers from yarmouth in Haiti – I cannot but help feeling proud. Proud that there are good and unselfish folks from here. Ever since we’ve heard about the Earthquake, we […]

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If We Are Ever Late

Posted on January 14, 2010 - Filed Under Business, Ranting, This Town, Weather | Leave a Comment

If we are ever late – it has to be only 2 reasons – one snowing like last week – and secondly because the princess of the store is sick and refuses to get outta the house or keeps forgetting something that needs turning back. But when the kid is healthy and goes to […]

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Ink Re-fills and Cleaning it Up

Posted on January 13, 2010 - Filed Under Business | Leave a Comment

In an attempt to save money in printer ink, I often just buy refill kits. Usually just for the black ink ’cause I’m not as fussy about how good it looks since it’s mainly just for printing faxes and reports. When it comes to color printing it’s usually for replacement movie covers or […]

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We Are Proud Of You Too

Posted on January 12, 2010 - Filed Under Amused, Business, Honesty, This Town | Leave a Comment

We were out looking for some office furniture at one of our local store and met one of our customer & his family there, when he stopped to chat with us. He mentioned that we should be very proud of ourselves since we are one of the 2 renting places left in business now. […]

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Why Must People Steal?

Posted on January 7, 2010 - Filed Under Business, Ranting, thieves | Leave a Comment

I seriously don’t understand the mentality of people who rent a movie and then never bring it back or pay for it’s replacement. Are they really so hard up for that movie that they are willing to steal it? Yes, it is theft. If you rent something for a day, then never […]

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53″ Panasonic TV for Sale

Posted on January 4, 2010 - Filed Under Electronics, Entertainment, TV | Leave a Comment

Available soon will be a 53″ Panasonic rear projection TV, asking price is $800. It’s being replaced by an LCD TV that will be a much better fit for the size of the room it’s in. One advantage to these slightly older style TV’s is that you don’t need to spend a couple […]

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One way to reduce a Mortgage Payment

Posted on January 4, 2010 - Filed Under Finances, Insurance, Life | Leave a Comment

One thing you may be able to do to reduce your mortgage payment a little is to get your own term life insurance plan to cover the cost of the mortgage. I think I’m currently paying $33 a month for life insurance as part of my mortgage payment. But even though the mortgage […]

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