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Old 08-22-08, 12:58 PM   #1
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Hey artifice! I was at IKEA

They had a crawfish buffet offer.. I am not kidding you.

I finally decided coffee table > being able to swing a golf club inside the apt.
I got this.

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/30045484

Almost bought this too but color was a no go.

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/00103201
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Old 08-22-08, 01:08 PM   #2
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I just did a store locator search for Colorado. The third closest store is in MN... The first is in Utah...

Yet one more reason CO rules...*ducks*
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Old 08-22-08, 01:21 PM   #3
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I just did a store locator search for Colorado. The third closest store is in MN... The first is in Utah...

Yet one more reason CO rules...*ducks*
Oh no you shouldnt have said that. I dont think she will move to CO if it had no IKEA.
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Oh no you shouldnt have said that. I dont think she will move to CO if it had no IKEA.
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Heh, I live walking distance from there (don't stalk me) and I have been there plenty. Geez, I was at the Mall of America about 150 times just within the first year it was opened. It stinks bigtime when that is your "local mall" since it takes and hour to do anything simple. Same with IKEA. Want to run in and grab some new forks? Schedule an hour or more, please (since Target doesn't have want I want).
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WHAT NO IKEA in CO!?
its ok, I probably need to cut myself off. Although, I will now be about 15 miles from my local IKEA as oppsed to my prevous 6.

it will be painful, but I'll get by. (PS THEY SHIP!)
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They had a crawfish buffet offer.. I am not kidding you.

I finally decided coffee table > being able to swing a golf club inside the apt.
I got this.

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/30045484

Almost bought this too but color was a no go.

http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/00103201
Hm.. likin the coffee table. not so sure about the footstool though. the color, and how comfortable it doesn't look aren't too appealing.

I need an accent chair and end tables. any suggestions folks?
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Old 08-22-08, 01:52 PM   #8
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There's an IKEA near here. Haven't been. I don't know why I'm posting this. I usually just build my own furniture these days. It's a lot cheaper (unless I put a finger in the table saw).
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Heh, I live walking distance from there (don't stalk me) and I have been there plenty. Geez, I was at the Mall of America about 150 times just within the first year it was opened. It stinks bigtime when that is your "local mall" since it takes and hour to do anything simple. Same with IKEA. Want to run in and grab some new forks? Schedule an hour or more, please (since Target doesn't have want I want).
I'm not quite walking dist, but close enough. We should open a local chapter of ikea addicts anon.
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I just did a store locator search for Colorado. The third closest store is in MN... The first is in Utah...

Yet one more reason CO rules...*ducks*
Dallas area has one, out in Frisco. Ya'll Coloradidians holla at me if you wanna come down here and get your Ikea on.
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I'm not quite walking dist, but close enough. We should open a local chapter of ikea addicts anon.
My wife is the addict. We go there a lot just to eat lunch or dinner with her parents. Wow, that sounds weird. But she is 75% Swedish after all.
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Heh, I live walking distance from there (don't stalk me) and I have been there plenty. Geez, I was at the Mall of America about 150 times just within the first year it was opened. It stinks bigtime when that is your "local mall" since it takes and hour to do anything simple. Same with IKEA. Want to run in and grab some new forks? Schedule an hour or more, please (since Target doesn't have want I want).
That would a major effort on my part to stalk. You better be worth it .
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Hm.. likin the coffee table. not so sure about the footstool though. the color, and how comfortable it doesn't look aren't too appealing.

I need an accent chair and end tables. any suggestions folks?
Yeah the color was the major problem it was comfy and fairly space aged looking (I am kind of a fan).
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i've had my ikea furniture for 4.5 years now, seems to be holding up alright even after being moved 3 times.
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IKEA - pressboard furniture at its finest.
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a lot of stuff is particle board with a pretty coating. at least its cheap
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That's what I meant. I got my solid oak mission style coffee table and two end tables for $175 locally. I love em.
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762 meters - 833 yards unless you're talking as the crow flies... then its 653 meters.

Yeah, we go there quite often.

As for the particle board - they do sell solid wood, you just have to choose the right stuff. Our dining table is solid birch, my computer table is solid pine.

As for taking an hour - if you are in there enough, you know when to go and where the stuff is, so it doesn't take long. (just not on a weekend... people coming up from New York to shop...)
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