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Welcome to 2008

So...I struggled with a truly profound way to ring in the new year. A post of epic proportions, as it were.

In the end, there really wasn't much to go on. I could do the 'Lists of 2007' or the 'Hopes/Goals of 2008' but in the end, those are pretty much my business and have no reason being here other than to make me think you think they make me look deep.

Or something like that.

I will give you some bad news. There will be a lull in the thrift posts (even more than normal). I was damn near banned from Ohio Thrift after my attempt at a post-Christmas Clearance Bonanza. This was the picture that almost got me kicked out:

I know!!! Right? A Charlie Brown tree that almost assuredly has to be a prop that some high school propmaster/janitor is missing even now.

(EDIT: OK. So I have no idea where the pic is, so I'll give you some more).

This...was what greeted us a couple of weeks ago:


If you have an XBox-360...chances are, you've seen one of these. I'll give you some…