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Old 10-29-08, 06:01 PM   #1
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A(nother) new pad for Arti


14 hours of driving over 2 days later...

I have arrived! Got 'moved' into my apartment today (still no word on the moving company which will arrive before on/before sunday). "Moved in" includes a few potted plants, suitcase, air mattress, and sleeping bag.

A trip to target later:
$150 (not too bad) bagged in 14 plastic and 2 paper bags seriously? This ringer was an idiot.

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a little desk nook and porch


hmmm big enough for 2? 3?!


a closet big enough to be an extra bedroom


closet in the den



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Old 10-29-08, 06:03 PM   #2
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ooo. Nice pad. Has it own washer and dryer. Nice. Just think of all the clutter that's soon going to be accumulated (if you're anything like me.) Have fun in Colorado. Think of me when you ski
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Old 10-29-08, 06:06 PM   #3
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That's a huge tub. Nice looking place ... and you moved to a great downhill ski location. I'm jealous!!!
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Old 10-29-08, 06:10 PM   #4
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Nice! Sweet apt, Arti!
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Old 10-29-08, 06:11 PM   #5
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That's a huge tub. Nice looking place ... and you moved to a great downhill ski location. I'm jealous!!!
lol yeah 75 degrees today... but I can see snow on the mountains!

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ooo. Nice pad. Has it own washer and dryer. Nice. Just think of all the clutter that's soon going to be accumulated (if you're anything like me.) Have fun in Colorado. Think of me when you ski
lol well, I try not to accumulate too much. and, considering I just moved 2 months ago... and only have a 6-month lease... I'm going to try not to collect much.
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Old 10-29-08, 06:12 PM   #6
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Nice! Sweet apt, Arti!
thanks! its nice but actually way too much space. I'm on a short lease, and will probably move to a 1br or something later, but its what they had available right now of the (few) places I had a chance to take a look at when I came on my interview visit.
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Old 10-29-08, 06:19 PM   #7
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Don't worry, you'll soon appreciate having a bit of extra room. Nice place!

It's going to be weird sleeping on an air mattress in an empty apartment in a new place in a new state.
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Old 10-29-08, 06:29 PM   #8
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Looks like a great pad, Arti! I like the little nook -- perfect for a laptop and comfy chair.
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Old 10-29-08, 06:39 PM   #9
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Nice place. Welcome to the neighborhood.
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Old 10-29-08, 07:02 PM   #10
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nice place... massive closet... I think you can hide a few bodies in there
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Old 10-29-08, 07:16 PM   #11
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Nice... I'm relocating too this weekend. But I'm moving into a shoe box... but its cheap!
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Old 10-29-08, 07:21 PM   #12
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Cool lookin' pad Artifice. Good luck in your new location...moving can be stressful, but at least you got yourself a nice place to relax.
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Nice! Don't clutter it up w/ furniture. You'll need lots of space for all your bikes.
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Old 10-29-08, 07:25 PM   #14
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hey there fellow Coloradan! Glad you made the trip ok.
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Old 10-29-08, 07:28 PM   #15
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Nice pad, so when can we all come over
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Old 10-29-08, 07:36 PM   #16
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lol well, I try not to accumulate too much. and, considering I just moved 2 months ago... and only have a 6-month lease... I'm going to try not to collect much.
Welcome to CO, arti!

Take it from someone who has moved a lot (4 long distance moves in just the last 6 years), you'll accumulate stuff. Stuff is kind of like a gas... it'll expand to fill whatever space it's in. Or conversely, you'll keep adding stuff to fill the volume you have in your house. Even in 6 months! I wouldn't plan on downsizing TOO much!
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your carpet has huge bitey fangs.
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Nice place. I think you'll enjoy CO.
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"Another new pad"? What's that make? Seven?

Looks like it has great possibilities. Glad you made it, and congrats on your bold move.
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Have you changed your oil in the driveway of this place yet?
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your carpet has huge bitey fangs.
yeah, some intense vacuuming went down in here! Now, I know I'm OCD but this is ridiculous.

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Looks like it has great possibilities. Glad you made it, and congrats on your bold move.
thanks! Yup, I'm already plotting budgets for bikes and furniture to fill the space

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its nice but actually way too much space.
there is NO SUCH THING as way too much space!

It's a really nice place, big and bright and well-lit. - and your own laundry facilities - sweet! The walk-in closet alone is worth driving 14 hrs for.

enjoy the new digs, and good luck on the new gig!
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nice place... massive closet... I think you can hide a few bodies in there
Well in that case then I should bring the wife
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Nice! Id love to spend the rest of my days in a sweet little place like that
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very nice. How much is the rent monthly on a place like that?

Im in San Diego right now and I pay $650/month plus utilities for one room in a 1100sq. ft. apartment...
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