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April 28th, 2010
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Break-ins suck
I haven't been posting lately or even reading my flist, because a burglar took my laptop a couple of months ago. The replacement computer is old and slow and a bloody pain to work with. In other words: normal service will resume as soon as I've saved up enough to buy a decent laptop again.

At least the cats are all ok and still present, which was my main concern when my neighbor called me at work to tell me that my house had been broken into.

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From:kalypso_v
Date:April 28th, 2010 12:23 pm (UTC)
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Oh no! Curiously enough, I was thinking last night that we hadn't seen you around much, a train of thought triggered by the sight of Jadzia Dax...

I'm very glad the cats survived the ordeal, but very sorry the laptop didn't.
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From:kerravonsen
Date:April 28th, 2010 01:05 pm (UTC)
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a train of thought triggered by the sight of Jadzia Dax...
Oh yes, I remember the costume! Gee, that casts my mind back...
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From:kerravonsen
Date:April 28th, 2010 01:02 pm (UTC)
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{hugs}
It is good that the cats are okay.
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From:sallymn
Date:April 28th, 2010 09:18 pm (UTC)
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That's dreadful! Hope you get a new one soon... and yes, it's a saving grace that the cats are okay.

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From:communicator
Date:April 28th, 2010 09:46 pm (UTC)
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What an awful experience. I hope you get a laptop soon. Is a laptop the sort of thing you can get second hand? From the sort of person who replaces them every six months?
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From:jthijsen
Date:May 7th, 2010 08:23 am (UTC)
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I've looked into such laptops, but they aren't much cheaper than new ones around here. The laptop may have to wait for a while, anyway, because my first major purchases are going to be (in that order) vaccinations for all of the cats, a year's supply of cat food (because it's a lot cheaper when bought in bulk) and a year's supply of cat litter (ditto). Those things alone will cost me more than two fairly good laptops.
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From:vilakins
Date:April 28th, 2010 11:26 pm (UTC)
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I'm sorry to hear that, and I know what it's like. Burglars took our only TV and the camera a few years ago. I hope you get a laptop soon and are back with us. Have you considered second-hand? People here have bought good ones that way.
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From:jthijsen
Date:May 7th, 2010 08:24 am (UTC)
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Alas, second hand ones are not much cheaper than new ones around here.
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From:jomacmouse
Date:April 29th, 2010 05:00 am (UTC)
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Cats okay, good. You okay, if also frustrated, also good.
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