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Old 09-29-2010, 12:42 PM   #1
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Vandy here - Hello!

Hi, All.

My name is Gary and I go by Vandy on the 'net. You can use either name to chat with me.

I've just recently joined the Mobileread site and am looking forward to "getting into" the site more.

I am getting a Kindle 3 WiFi for my birthday (7 October, I turn 60) and am very excited about it.

I guess I'm a bit of a computer geek. Ive' been involved with and have used computers in business since 1973 and at home since 1981.

I currently have two desktops and one laptop along with a 60GB iPod and a 64GB iPod Touch and a Verizon 3G cell phone. The Kindle will be another "weapon" in my electronic "arsenal".

I am looking forward to getting to know everyone and chatting with you. From what I've read, we've lost a quite a wonderful person in Patricia. My condolences to her family and God's grace be upon them.

Take good care and I'll chat with you soon!

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Old 09-29-2010, 12:47 PM   #2
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Greetings and welcome to MR! Congrats on the new K3--I can safely say you're going to love it!

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Old 09-29-2010, 12:49 PM   #3
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Good to have your company, Gary. And welcome to our sixties. Happy Kindling and very best wishes. Neil
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Old 09-29-2010, 12:53 PM   #4
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I am getting a Kindle 3 WiFi for my birthday (7 October, I turn 60) and am very excited about it.
I'm assuming the excitement is for everything in that statement, and not just the Kindle ....
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Old 09-29-2010, 01:01 PM   #5
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I'm assuming the excitement is for everything in that statement, and not just the Kindle ....
Y'know. Geoff, there is excitement in the whole statement -- even if it is "guarded". Somehow, I was cool with 59. However, 60 sounds so old...

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Old 09-29-2010, 01:14 PM   #6
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If 60 sounds old, then what does 20 sound like !!!!!


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Old 09-29-2010, 01:31 PM   #7
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Welcome to MobileRead, Vandy.

Enjoy the forums, and thank you for your kind words.
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Old 09-29-2010, 01:55 PM   #8
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Welcome, Vandy. I got my K3 two weeks ago and I love it. I know you'll love yours too.
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Old 09-29-2010, 04:18 PM   #9
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Old 09-29-2010, 04:59 PM   #10
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Old 09-29-2010, 06:42 PM   #11
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Hi, RL Parker.

I've only been in North Carolina for 20 years. I'm originally from Kansas by way of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Colorado...
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