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Dumb Or Dumber

Posted on July 29, 2011 - Filed Under Amused, Business, Ranting, This Town | Leave a Comment

This guy came in this morning and tried to sell us a few games – so we gave him a price – he wasn’t happy – but he agreed to take the money.  But before we could even finished the transaction – while we were holding his ID – he called us a rip off.  […]

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New Movies : 26 July 2011

Posted on July 26, 2011 - Filed Under Business, DVD, Entertainment | Leave a Comment

Come rent at $3 a night – for DVDs and $4 a night for Blu – Rays.  Older movies rent for $1 a night.   Gotta be the best prices in Canada.

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Parking Spot

Posted on July 23, 2011 - Filed Under Amused, Business, Ranting, This Town | Leave a Comment

This is our parking spot – but this is not our car.  Many years ago – when we moved to this spot – we thought it was free parking for shop owners around this area.  So we parked wherever we could find a spot – but nope apparently – there is the lawyer’s spot – […]

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3D Movies

Posted on July 16, 2011 - Filed Under Business, Electronics, Entertainment, gadgets, This Town, TV | Leave a Comment

A few customers had come in to ask if we have 3D movies – unfortunately, we don’t have those yet – because they are not on sale very often nor does any of my suppliers carry them yet.   3d tvs are still not very common – but at the Source at the mall – they […]

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Daydream Believers

Posted on July 15, 2011 - Filed Under Business, Finances, Life, management, This Country, This Town | Leave a Comment

Small business owners and entrepreneurs are pretty much daydreamers – and wanna-be-heroes – so the spouse said.   This week – we received in the post a magazine from CFIB and on its cover are three men – in sunglasses looking like heroes and that got me thinking – it’s true isn’t it – that we […]

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New Movies 15 July 2011

Posted on July 15, 2011 - Filed Under Business, DVD, Entertainment | Leave a Comment

Yup! these movies new releases for Friday – 15 July 2011

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This week’s new DVDs (and last week’s)

Posted on July 12, 2011 - Filed Under Business, DVD, Entertainment | Leave a Comment

New releases today are:
The Lincoln Lawyer
Insidious
Rec 2
and it seems I forgot last week so those were:
Bunnyman
2012 Ice Age
Ceremony
Hobo With a Shotgun
The Company Men

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Summer Road Trips

Posted on July 11, 2011 - Filed Under Business, Finances, Life, shopping, Travel | Leave a Comment

Our extended family was down from Ontario for a visit with their RV – and they were down in Hectanooga at their lodge last weekend.  This is a new RV that they had bought last year when rv financing was at its best rate – I too was tempted to get one – but because […]

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A Gift From A Customer

Posted on July 9, 2011 - Filed Under Business, kids, Life, shopping | Leave a Comment

My daughter – Chloe is a very lucky kid !  she gets all sorts of gift from out customers – but having said that we have lots of good customers albeit the fact that we do get a few bad ones.   Today a  long time customer of ours brought in some silver dollars for Chloe […]

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Bike Pirates

Posted on July 8, 2011 - Filed Under Business, Honesty, Ranting, This Town | Leave a Comment

Shame on the person who stole our customer – Melanie’s bike a few days ago!  No need for that!  Melanie was in the store to get something done for her kid – it was less than 10 minutes and someone stole her bike!  WTF ! RIGHTTT!!!  Poor Melanie had a long way to walk home […]

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Enjoying The Summer

Posted on July 7, 2011 - Filed Under Entertainment, gaming, Health, Holidays, kids, This Town | Leave a Comment

What a beautiful day it is out there today !  summer is definitely here !  and my kid is having so much fun this year at her day camp – all because of the  trampoline that they have there.  It’s not just your ordinary trampoline – it’s a springless one with enclosure – and I’m […]

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You Can Only Rip Us Off Once !

Posted on July 5, 2011 - Filed Under Business, Honesty, Ranting, thieves, This Town | Leave a Comment

I’ve often asked myself – why people do that?  if you cannot be trusted to return a movie or a game you’ve rented – what good are you?  People who goes on our wall of shame for ripping us off –  don’t go onto the list without a long lists of things we try to […]

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New Movies For 05 July 2011

Posted on July 5, 2011 - Filed Under Business, DVD, Entertainment, This Town | Leave a Comment

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I Need An ID Just To Rent?

Posted on July 4, 2011 - Filed Under Amused, Business, DVD, Entertainment, gaming, kids, Ranting, This Town | Leave a Comment

You know I can write a book of classic stupid questions/answers –  one can get when you own a video store – that rent movies.  One of the classic one – is ” I need an ID just to rent a movie?”  “sigh!”  what can i say right?  OF COURSE! you definitely need an ID […]

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