QOTW....Stocking up......

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QOTW....Stocking up......
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Fri, 10-29-2010 - 9:04am

Has stocking up on things ever back-fired for you?

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Fri, 10-29-2010 - 9:25am

No backfired exactly, but I had a good laugh way back in 2000 over DH's idea of stocking up.

Remember when everyone was convinced that the world would turn to chaos when the computers all died as a result of the Y2K failure?

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Fri, 10-29-2010 - 1:14pm
Hi Sarah!
My dh thinks next year has the potential to be worse than Y2K with the ip addresses running out...we don't hear much about that from the media though. Does your dh think there will be any problems?
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Sat, 10-30-2010 - 8:23pm

So far it hasn't backfired for us.

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Sat, 10-30-2010 - 8:29pm
We went to my In Laws' cabin for Y2K and brought a weeks worth of food. We figured that if the electricity went out we had a big fire place to get warm. The funny thing about Y2K for me, is that I got pregnant that night. I had a Y2K conceived baby, born Sept 2000.
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Sun, 10-31-2010 - 5:56pm
I had one of those, too! LOL Conceived sometime over Christmas, born in Sept! LOL The only thing we did to prepare for Y2K was we took $1000 in cash out of the bank, just in case. We never used it. We put it in an envelope in the night stand and we haven't seen it since we sold that furniture set! So that was a huge flop! LOL
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Mon, 11-01-2010 - 3:41pm
Seriously, $1000 gone? ouch!
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Mon, 11-01-2010 - 4:07pm
I know! it's crazy, huh! I don't know if he took it out of the drawer and didn't remember (he did things like that) or if he really spent it little by little. Or, it could be in a box of junk that I took out of that drawer. But it's been 10 years or so, and I've moved at least 3 times since then, so..... I dunno. I don't throw out any boxes of papers until I go through every single thing. I still hold out hope! LOL