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Isn't it interesting.... that when you anchor around other boats, how close they seem until you get in the dinghy and realize that there's a ton more space between your boat and others than you thought?
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Isn't it interesting when you shuffle through the door of the chandlrey or mechanics shop mentally fortifying yourself by doubling the highest cost possible... And then they manage to ask even more.

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Isn't it interesting when you shuffle through the door of the chandlrey or mechanics shop mentally fortifying yourself by doubling the highest cost possible... And then they manage to ask even more.
SOoooooo TRUE!

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Isn't it interesting when you shuffle through the door of the chandlrey or mechanics shop mentally fortifying yourself by doubling the highest cost possible... And then they manage to ask even more.
Isn't it interesting that when I send Nikki into a mechanic's shop, how she gets a much better price than I can?
Last year she got a quote so low on a fabrication that after the job was done the guy came to me bemoaning the deal he'd made.
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Isn't it interesting that no matter the project, every single tool bag is eventually pulled out of the cabinet, and after using something, it might take 15 minutes to find the tool again?
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Isn't it interesting that whatever I post someone will post pointing out why I am wrong?
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Isn't it interesting that whatever I post someone will post pointing out why I am wrong?
Don't let it bother you so much. You should just blame it on "fake news" and "alternative facts"!
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Self identification is a wonderful thing.
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Self identification is a wonderful thing.
In your case it seems delusion is closer to reality.

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No, I would never do that....
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