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bertha katzenengel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 12:51 PM
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Oh, give me a break. Mindless consumerism at its finest - this site:
http://www.hammacher.com /

It should be called: expensiveuselessshit.com or whygivemoretothoseinneed-spendithere.com

:banghead:

And this item especially caught my eye: The upside-down xmas tree.

?

:eyes:

Why?!
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jane_pippin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 12:56 PM
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1. Ahahahah. That stupid place!
My boyfriend and his siblings constantly get gifts for their parents for christmas from that beast.

:rofl:

Every year I try to tell him how tacky it is, but he doesn't care and they seem to like getting the crap, so what can you do. (They do give their parents good, thoughtful gifts too, however.)

Check out www.harrietcarter.com too. It's good for quite a few laughs.
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KyndCulture Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:00 PM
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2. HAHAHAHA Dog staircase



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jane_pippin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:10 PM
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3. Check out this gem:
Edited on Fri Sep-30-05 01:12 PM by jane_pippin



I can't get the link for the page to copy but it's on page 5 of health and beauty. It's a hair bowl.
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KyndCulture Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:11 PM
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4. Now that would REALLY be funny
if she was holding a chain saw or machete...


just goes to show some people will buy ANYTHING.
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bertha katzenengel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:25 PM
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11. HAIR BOWL AAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
:rofl: and they couldn't have found a goofier model

OMG :cry: :rofl:
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TallahasseeGrannie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:14 PM
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8. Okay, I gotta defend the dog staircase
we have a dachshund with a bad back who can't get on the couch. I wish I had one for her.

The rest of the stuff is embarassingly hedonistic.
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ncrainbowgrrl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:17 PM
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9. My parents have one of those.
Best thing they ever got- they've saved themselves hundreds of dollars, as the dog kept jumping on/off the bed and hurting herself, causing $$$ vet bills each time the poor thing hurt herself.

That staircase has paid for itself, imo
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jane_pippin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:22 PM
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10. A lot of their stuff is useful as well as hilarious.
When you're bored and have time to kill just page through the site. It's so much fun.
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LynneSin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:13 PM
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5. I was going to get this for you for Xmas but I'll just return it
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bertha katzenengel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:27 PM
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12. I can't see it!
Incidentally, I also can't see the upside-down xmas tree...

I wanna see what I'm not getting! :tantrum:
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LynneSin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 02:11 PM
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13. It was a $2,000 Massage Chair
But I returned it
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bertha katzenengel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 02:55 PM
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14. Good!
Everything in my house gets peed on lately anyway. :(
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WCGreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:13 PM
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6. Home Shopping Network for people who think they are cooler
than all that!!!!!!
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Lilyhoney Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:13 PM
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7. Anything I would want to purchase there is out of my price range. nt
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