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    Mar. 6, 2015, 12:25 PM
    caffeinated replied to a thread Engagement Rings in Off Topic
    For MistyBlue, because I like window shopping :p http://mastercutgems.com/index.php?page=viewgem&id=8198 ...
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    Mar. 6, 2015, 11:57 AM
    Making sure you get plenty of electrolytes (especially potassium and magnesium) can really help with this :)
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    Mar. 5, 2015, 12:28 PM
    caffeinated replied to a thread Engagement Rings in Off Topic
    Also mistyblue, what size garnet are you interested in? It really isn't too hard to find a nice quality, well cut red garnet in 1.5-2 carats, which...
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    Mar. 5, 2015, 11:16 AM
    caffeinated replied to a thread Engagement Rings in Off Topic
    Trading up in the future is a good plan :) that's my plan for my setting. I like it but it's definitely not lifetime quality, lol. I say, drop...
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    Mar. 5, 2015, 09:51 AM
    caffeinated replied to a thread Engagement Rings in Off Topic
    Treatment is totally a personal preference. It often gets you better color for a lot less money, but some people are purists :) the only thing I'd...
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    Mar. 4, 2015, 04:31 PM
    caffeinated replied to a thread Name that dress!! in Off Topic
    The only other place I could find it was here: http://www.cactusrose.biz/catalog/item/8904654/10071955.htm
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    Mar. 4, 2015, 04:18 PM
    caffeinated replied to a thread Engagement Rings in Off Topic
    Grey Spinel can also be really nice. I got a small one as a gift for my sister in law, and it has wonderful almost lavender undertones, and more...
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    Mar. 4, 2015, 01:48 PM
    She did, actually. I read a bunch of articles on this, don't remember which one it was that mentioned how she is doing now (remarkably well,...
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    Mar. 4, 2015, 01:28 PM
    caffeinated replied to a thread Engagement Rings in Off Topic
    I love etsy. I've had good experiences on the whole, but WILL mention I have a stone being held hostage right now in MA (finally got him to...
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    Mar. 4, 2015, 11:54 AM
    caffeinated replied to a thread Engagement Rings in Off Topic
    Hee! OK Sucker, what kind of styles do you like? I know there are some beautiful less expensive rings but a lot depends on your taste. One of...
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    Mar. 4, 2015, 10:44 AM
    Quite possibly the angelfish, but it could also be neon disease or something of that nature - in a very well established tank dead bodies can...
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    Mar. 4, 2015, 10:29 AM
    caffeinated replied to a thread Engagement Rings in Off Topic
    It would probably be fine. If she dinged it a lot, it would show some wear over time, but it should hold up pretty well. ...
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    Mar. 3, 2015, 09:28 PM
    caffeinated replied to a thread Engagement Rings in Off Topic
    Heh.... some garnets are very expensive :) what color are you interested in?
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    Mar. 3, 2015, 07:12 PM
    caffeinated replied to a thread Engagement Rings in Off Topic
    I'd say that would be fine. Chrysoberyl is pretty durable, and a cabochon is generally going to do a little better than a faceted gem.
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    Mar. 3, 2015, 02:42 PM
    Not only him, but his lawyers too. Reading that makes me want to vomit.
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    Mar. 3, 2015, 01:56 PM
    caffeinated replied to a thread Engagement Rings in Off Topic
    You probably want to start with putting in order what is most important to you. There's color, optics (citrine can be more "glassy" looking while...
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    Mar. 3, 2015, 01:19 PM
    caffeinated replied to a thread Engagement Rings in Off Topic
    soloud, where from? That's my engagement ring stone :) I also am really high on myself right now because I suggested one to someone recently, he...
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    Mar. 3, 2015, 11:43 AM
    Good luck to you. I took that pill for years, and didn't have too much trouble, but I know when I had tried a different BC (nuvaring) I felt like it...
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    Mar. 3, 2015, 11:29 AM
    caffeinated replied to a thread Engagement Rings in Off Topic
    Spessartite is next on my wish list :) (that said, you'd have to be careful with it like citrine) Also stretch, if anywhere on the yellow...
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    Mar. 3, 2015, 10:30 AM
    caffeinated replied to a thread Engagement Rings in Off Topic
    Hey soloud, in terms of vintage style, have any opinion on the quality level of single stone? https://www.singlestone.com/ I got my setting...
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    Mar. 3, 2015, 10:28 AM
    caffeinated replied to a thread Engagement Rings in Off Topic
    Try a pawn shop. No joke. If you want something with bigger diamonds, it will cost, but I got a decent 18K band with pave set diamonds (very...
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    Mar. 2, 2015, 05:51 PM
    caffeinated replied to a thread Engagement Rings in Off Topic
    You'd need to set it in a very protective setting (like a bezel or something). And I wouldn't wear citrine for the barn, gardening, doing the...
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    Mar. 2, 2015, 05:45 PM
    caffeinated replied to a thread Engagement Rings in Off Topic
    It is SO MUCH FUN. :) I haven't bought anything very high end, but it's really fun. :) I have found the vendors I've bought from have been very...
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    Mar. 2, 2015, 04:20 PM
    caffeinated replied to a thread Engagement Rings in Off Topic
    Don't buy from them though. If you're going colored stones, buy from a good source. You can't even see a pic of the specific stone you are buying...
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    Mar. 2, 2015, 03:51 PM
    caffeinated replied to a thread Engagement Rings in Off Topic
    Or go crazy and go non-diamond, and source direct from the faceter ;) (I think it's more fun anyway)
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    Mar. 2, 2015, 03:46 PM
    caffeinated replied to a thread Engagement Rings in Off Topic
    You gotta look at color and clarity. The ring you linked to is really shiny in the picture, but the center diamond is rated I2. That means visible...
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    Mar. 2, 2015, 03:38 PM
    caffeinated replied to a thread Climate Change in Off Topic
    My brain hurts. I wish I could drink at work, I could use one.
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    Mar. 2, 2015, 02:30 PM
    My only real problem with snakes and spiders (and mice, to an extent) is just the startle thing. It seems the ONLY time I see them is when they...
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    Mar. 1, 2015, 08:48 PM
    My first attempt at cooking chicken satay, with ginger carrots :)
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    Mar. 1, 2015, 09:26 AM
    So saying existing "patriarchy" hurts boys as well as girls is killing feminism? I'm not saying we should ignore inequality problems, but I...
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