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So, this morning I'm sitting on an auction to buy this watch, and it had been bid up from its starting price of $.02 to about $10.50 or so. I wasn't too worried.

Then I checked and suddenly all bids had been retracted!!! It stayed that way until the last few seconds. I put in my bid... and got it for $.02 (plus S&H)!!! Squeeee! I'm so happy. *doing the dance of eBay glee* (Because, you know, I really NEEDED another watch... /sarcasm)

I am occasionally amazed, though, at how many people will run up an auction on some items early, when an identical item is sitting without any bids in another auction (this happens a lot with jewelry). Don't they watch them all, just in case?

I finished my review for the week (Burrito Deluxe), I'm having my taxes done tomorrow (hopefully some kind of refund from someone), I just got my pay raise and bonus cash so we can get our new mattress, and all is right with the world. (Even if I only got in two workouts this week.)

Today I wondered if those energy drinks REALLY had enough caffeine to affect me (because I usually have two or three cans/bottles of caffeinated Diet Coke a day), so had one of those large cans of "Rock Star" (diet). I can't say it "woke me up," but it sure made me shake! Definitely more caffeine than your average soda. Not something I'd drink every day...

On the whole, this has been a good day.

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sillymagpie
Mar. 3rd, 2007 07:09 am (UTC)
Do you think the watch has enough bling? (evil grin)
Can't beat that for two cents plus shipping!

The trouble with caffeine is that more is not better. It doesn't wake you up more, it only makes you shaky. At least, that's the reaction I have. There's definitely a threshold of diminishing returns for the stuff.
wildrider
Mar. 3rd, 2007 03:31 pm (UTC)
Trust me, there are some that have MUCH more! *LOL* I still kinda want the blue-faced one, too, but those always get bid pretty high.

Yes, indeed. I think what actually perked me up from the drink was the herbs and other stuff - the ginko & ginseng combo, plus the vast amount of taurine it contains. And I probably wouldn't have been QUITE so shaky if I'd gotten a single-serving can instead of the one that said "servings - 3" on it (because no one ever just drinks a third of a can).

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