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    Cyburbia Administrator Dan's avatar
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    Anyone want a pen?

    We planners love out pens. Unfortunately, this one on eBay doesn't use red ink.
    I received this stupid pen on my birthday years ago from my ex-wife, and even before I divorced her flabby body, I hated the pen. I have no idea why she bought me this piece of crap. Sure, it writes fine and could "seem" kind of cool, but I hate it. The color is ugly, it barely fits in my banana sized hands, and it comes with some weird carrying case. King Kong could barely write with it. Every time I open up my drawer and see this waste of space, I am reminded that I used to be married to that skank who gave me a stupid pen for my birthday

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    I love the "additional info added by the seller" on the page.
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    Quote Originally posted by NHPlanner
    I love the "additional info added by the seller" on the page.
    He's not angry at all. :-0 :rolleyes:
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    Classic indeed

    So, please buy this pen. I just want rid of it, and any memories of red-headed elephants lying in my bed to just go away. I will even ship it for free, just to make sure it leaves my house and the state I live in forever. I have started the price out as low as eBay will allow me, so if it sells for that, I will be happy. Just don't use it as a weapon. Hey, why didn't I.....never mind. Jail time would not have been good for my frail body. I don't date males. Especially those I meet in the shower. Happy bidding!
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    I guess anyone will buy a good story...is the pen even worth that much ($31 US)?
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    Quote Originally posted by JNA
    He's not angry at all. :-0 :rolleyes:
    Sounds like he's over his past relationship and is ready to move on as a wiser and more experienced soul
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    he is "cleansing"

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    We've seen these types of eBay listings before. I wonder if it it all made up...I suspect that the author took some creative license.
    Information necessitating a change of design will be conveyed to the designer after and only after the design is complete. (Often called the 'Now They Tell Us' Law) - Fyfe's First Law of Revision

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    Quote Originally posted by GeogPlanner
    We've seen these types of eBay listings before. I wonder if it it all made up...I suspect that the author took some creative license.
    this is exactly what I was thinking after the success of the wedding dress guy.

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