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Out of the Blue

Still processing the news of the closure of the UGO, GameSpy, and 1UP websites. As I commented to loonyboi about this, all those properties ending up in the same hands seemed to make some change in this regard inevitable, so it's not like this was completely unexpected, but having all three sites go in the same firing squad is still a little shocking. Best of luck to all of those looking for work as a result of this.

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19. Re: Out of the Blue Feb 22, 2013, 14:25 Verno
 
xXBatmanXx wrote on Feb 22, 2013, 09:22:

/today is a good day, kinda. My final payment on my Jeep was made and I am free and clear on that - the downside is I just had a new furnace installed and now I have to pay for THAT....and I was thinking about surprising the wife with a NEW Jeep to replace her old one....it is never ending.

I just started socking away $100 a paycheck until I had enough to buy one free and clear. Did it once and have done it ever since. Took some patience but I hated that feeling of paying off one thing and going into another right away.
 
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