Playgirl's Mechanical World (playgirl) wrote,
Playgirl's Mechanical World

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And Baby Makes THREE!

Seek and ye shall find!

A few months ago, I found this gumball machine at my favorite second hand shop. I paid $10.00 for it.

I try to go to this shop as many days as I can. It takes me only a few minutes to walk down the huge isles where all the little treasures are to be found. Most of the time I come out empty handed because there's nothing there that I would want to buy. On another one of my trips there, I found this other gumball machine. I couldn't believe my luck and RAN towards it 'cause I saw this lady eyeing it. I took a deep breath and grabbed it, almost brushing her nose with it. Oh well, I girl must do what she must sometimes! This one cost me $15.00; I suppose because it's an original Jelly Belly!

This Friday, a girlfriend of mine and I went out for lunch at my favorite Chinese Buffet. Then Lolly suggested we go to the second hand store. I told her I was tired and didn't really feel like it. She insisted and we did.

When I got to the 2nd had store and we started making our usual rounds, for buried treasures, Lolly grabbed a little gumball machine. I stared at it and wished with all my heart that she would put it back. I started praying, “Please God, make her put it back on the shelve!” She did. I grabbed! It was only $2.99!!!

Lookie! Now I have Papa, Mama and BABY gumball machine! All the gumballs you see, I bought at the dollar store. I believe I've spent about $10.00 on them.

I am such a terrible person! None of my friends are permitted to come into my house unless they are willing to get a gumball by placing a quarter in the machine. Papa Gumball Machine is PACKED with quarters already and Mama Gumball has quiet a few quarters already.

My next step will be to copy Hugh Hefner. I'm going to start hunting for a PAY PHONE and start charging friends to make phone calls!

Yay! Maybe I'll someday be rich like he was!

"The Right Of The People To Keep and
Bear Arms, Shall Not Be infringed."


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