Shoestring Theory

Currently documenting the house that is eating our lives, we will return to regularly scheduled programming in a couple of more months

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That’s what she said…

April 25th, 2009 No Comments

Click to make the big nail even bigger. My, what a big nail you have there mister. I’ve been meaning to put up a pic of one of these for awhile. These are eight inch nails that were used all over the place in the oldest part of the house. Most of them I’ve had […]

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Updated: eBay search badly broken this morning

March 11th, 2008 No Comments

Click for larger image (where time is visible). Updated: This afternoon eBay put up a post on the Systems Announcements board that the restructuring of some categories was resulting in not everything being displayed correctly: Some items affected by last night’s category updates have not been moved to their new categories yet, which is affecting […]

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Funniest auction I’ve seen this week

February 24th, 2008 No Comments

Let’s cover some background before we get to the funny auction. There were a ton of news stories this week about Paul Mawhinney putting his legendary music collection up for sale on eBay for three million dollars. From the Pittsburg Business Times: After 46 years of collecting and 36 years of running Record-Rama, Mr. Mawhinney’s […]

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E-meters, comics and jokes: Scientology on eBay

February 21st, 2008 No Comments

Hey, isn’t this supposed to be more stuff about Scientology? What’s up with the comic books? Read on to solve the mystery dear reader, read on. (Screen capture of this auction). I posted yesterday about the Church of Scientology using the VeRO program to directly end auctions. Primarily, they’ve been accused of ending auctions for […]

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