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#114831 - 07/08/03 10:13 PM Spending Money ...
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Is there anyone here that can justify paying $10,000 to have this / / hanging over your dining room table??
(the fixture alone was >$9K)
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#114832 - 07/09/03 04:15 AM Re: Spending Money ...
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From what I can see of the rest of the house, it is probably the equivalent of me spending about $15.00 for a "chandelier".

BTW, is this an electric fixture with "faux" candles ?

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#114833 - 07/09/03 06:17 AM Re: Spending Money ...
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Fashionably accessorized with matching end table, dining room table and beer mug.

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#114834 - 07/09/03 06:59 AM Re: Spending Money ...
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Fashionably accessorized with matching end table, dining room table and beer mug.

Translation:
"Let's throw together $50 worth of stuff and give it a high-fallutin' description in the hope that some sucker will pay $9000 for it."

Looks like their approach worked!

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#114835 - 07/09/03 07:08 AM Re: Spending Money ...
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Only $10,000 for the light? That's a great price!

What do you mean "I must have GFCIs in the kitchen and bathrooms?" Those things are expensive!


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#114836 - 07/09/03 09:00 AM Re: Spending Money ...
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Is there anyone here that can justify paying $10,000 to have this / / hanging over your dining room table??
(the fixture alone was >$9K)
...S


No, because none of us here are drug dealers or big-time CEOs and have that kind of money to spend.

As for me, a standard 4" box-mount porcelain lampholder in the middle of the room will suffice! (Anything is better than the pigtail hanging there currently)

The person who owns this house would probably think nothing of flying the Concorde (if it still existed) for a weekend in Paris.

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#114837 - 07/09/03 10:36 AM Re: Spending Money ...
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#114838 - 07/09/03 12:22 PM Re: Spending Money ...
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What do you mean "I must have GFCIs in the kitchen and bathrooms?" Those things are expensive!

Trouble is they can't have their cocktail-set friends over to gloat about the stuff that hides in the panel. Just imagine it:

"Daaaaarling...... What ABSOLUTELY deviiiiiine GFIs you found for this little cottage of yours. Wherever did you get them?"


Personally, I wouldn't want this monstrosity hanging over my dining table even if it cost only $10 -- It reminds me of some of the things I've seen hanging from the walls of medieval English castles!


[This message has been edited by pauluk (edited 07-09-2003).]

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#114839 - 07/10/03 03:21 AM Re: Spending Money ...
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Looks pretty flash, but I wouldn't be paying THAT kind of money for something I could weld up, in my workshop!.
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BTW, is this an electric fixture with "faux" candles ?

You'd sort of hope it was electric, imagine replacing ALL them candles and having the Wax falling on your plate.
What are "faux" candles?.
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#114840 - 07/10/03 04:17 AM Re: Spending Money ...
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faux = fake

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