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And When I’m Not Careful During Online Shopping… My Life 17 JUN 2010

Oops. Don’t you just hate it when you make a mistake and can’t blame anyone else but yourself for being negligent?

Man, I hate it. And I just suffered a prime example of it too. Now I’ve taken to online shopping quite well actually, having over the last couple of years happily made numerous purchases from my favourite online retailers Take 2 and Kalahari.net. But as experienced as I am, I do sometimes get it wrong – like with the package I received on Tuesday morning for example! :)

For any of those who do know me quite well, you’ll know of my fondness for all things anime, manga and Jackie Chan related, meaning that needless to say (and much to Chantelle’s chagrin), the last bumper package came bearing instances of all three items. However, after happily unbundling, cataloguing and storing my newly purchased DVDs, I turned my attention to my new manga additions…

Naruto volume 2, ZombiePowder volume 4, Eyeshield 21 volume 5, all wonderful additions to my small floating bookshelf, my happiness brightly shining through my cheeks as I happily hummed along, until I got to RahXephon volume 1 by Hiroshi Ohnogi…

…and realised that I had mistakenly bought a light novel instead of a manga tankobon!

Doh!! So straight into the bin for this one and one solid face palm awarded to myself!

The book cover that tricked me...

Sigh. I’ll be more careful in the future, promise! :P

Ooh, Nice Haul General Nonsense 09 AUG 2008

Ooh, the order I placed while trying to cheer myself up after the whole ‘shit with my work situation hit the fan’ finally arrived this week and boy am I happy – what a nice haul if I say so myself :)

Included in my parcel is: Jackie Chan’s Shanghai Knights, the animated Batman: Mystery Of Batwoman and Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo, Gureko Nankin’s Imperfect Hero volume 1 manga and the Hulk: The Movie graphic novel.

And to make things even more perfect, Chantelle is working this weekend, giving me plenty of time to watch animated movies and read black and white manga without interruption. (Sorry babes, but I know you don’t enjoy this stuff!)

Ah, and in case you know me and are thinking that that seems like quite a bit of shopping for me, never fear, I got all of it at basement bargain prices! :)

Thanks Kalahari for actually being cheaper than Take 2 for a change.

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