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Old 05-27-2009, 07:59 PM
 
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When I was ruffing it out in L.A I would eat at IKEA for breakfast... It's a STEAL!! For a glass of OJ, eggs, pancakes and a muffin of some sort its like 3.99 cents plus you get to sit in a huge clean building overlooking the city (at lest at my location).
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Old 05-27-2009, 10:40 PM
 
Location: Some place very cold
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Yeah, but have you ever tried to find your way out of an IKEA? You can get trapped in there for days, which is why they offer cheap food.
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Old 05-28-2009, 05:26 AM
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Location: Where the sun likes to shine!!
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It sounds like a very nice view but for me spending $3.99 for breakfast plus tip would be an unnecessary splurge. That is not roughing it.

For $5.00 per week and I can have a very nice breakfast at home for 7 days. And I do. Everyday.
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Old 05-28-2009, 06:34 AM
 
Location: Monroe, Louisiana
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I'd rather just pay 4/day and get service, minimal effort, and a view. I can fart out 4 dollars right now if I wanted to.

Better than me.. 2 Chick-Fil-A chicken biscuits, coffee, hashbrown. $8.21
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Old 05-28-2009, 06:44 AM
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I'd rather just pay 4/day and get service, minimal effort, and a view. I can fart out 4 dollars right now if I wanted to.

Better than me.. 2 Chick-Fil-A chicken biscuits, coffee, hashbrown. $8.21

I can also easily afford it but I choose not to. I think my DH has it best. I cook the meal for him, serve him with a smile, clean up and this is our morning view.

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Old 05-28-2009, 08:45 AM
 
Location: Conservative in Liberal California
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I can also easily afford it but I choose not to. I think my DH has it best. I cook the meal for him, serve him with a smile, clean up and this is our morning view.
Your view is breathtaking, no doubt about it...but not all of us are that lucky!
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Old 05-28-2009, 05:28 PM
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Your view is breathtaking, no doubt about it...but not all of us are that lucky!

Thank you but it's not only about luck. It's a lot of saving and hard work throughout the years.
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Old 05-28-2009, 05:44 PM
 
Location: Mayberry
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I can also easily afford it but I choose not to. I think my DH has it best. I cook the meal for him, serve him with a smile, clean up and this is our morning view.
Ahhhh Lisa, finally I can enjoy your view. Wonderful!!!

Woof Woof, I went to a new Ikea in Sacramento last year with my DD and was like, What!!!!!??????
I would be totally lost in there, I kept going into little rooms they had made up and couldn't find my way outLOLOLOLOLOL!!!
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Old 05-28-2009, 05:54 PM
 
Location: Conservative in Liberal California
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Thank you but it's not only about luck. It's a lot of saving and hard work throughout the years.
No, you're right there...it's not about luck...I used the wrong word...I should have said 'blessed'! Not everyone can be blessed with that kind of view...even some of those who have worked hard all their lives, saved, raised a family, etc.. And I know you and your dh have worked hard on your home...you've been blessed with the health, means, and know-how of taking on such a huge project! God bless!
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Old 05-28-2009, 06:53 PM
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No, you're right there...it's not about luck...I used the wrong word...I should have said 'blessed'! Not everyone can be blessed with that kind of view...even some of those who have worked hard all their lives, saved, raised a family, etc.. And I know you and your dh have worked hard on your home...you've been blessed with the health, means, and know-how of taking on such a huge project! God bless!
Thank you and we never take anything for granted. We truly feel someone does watch out for us.
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