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A "Sweetheart" of a deal!!!

Discussion in 'Say Cheese' started by *Kathy*, Feb 10, 2007.

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  1. *Kathy*

    *Kathy* Guest

    My friend Dianna just purchased a 90G tank!!! I am thrilled for her! Of course she wants to get more crabs for it, so I called Petco today. When I did, my favorite manager answered the phone. He told me that they had got a new shipment in 2 days ago, and that he had been trying to call me, but my mailbox was full. Ummmm, my mailbox isn't full. I wrote down the wrong number on my last crab slip from the the other day. :oops: What a ditzbrain I am sometimes! The poor guy had been calling the wrong number!

    So Dianna & I zoomed off to Petco this evening! No rugs in site. Just more PPs & Straws.

    Dianna picked out this handsome Jumbo male PP:
    [img width=300 height=243]http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l22/glass_slipper917/ZZ_020707015.jpg[/img]

    And the manager GAVE her this darling girl as a gift! :shock: She is a large straw that is a VERY dark red...more like raspberry than strawberry, really!:
    [img width=300 height=254]http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l22/glass_slipper917/ZZ_020707019.jpg[/img]




    Okay, so I was trying to convince Dianna to take this VERY bashful little straw, too. I held her the other day, and she was so shy, she would not come out of her shell. Finally, when I held her again today, she sheepishly peeped out at me, and became more comfortable the longer she sat in my hand. I was pleading with Dianna to take her, too. I told her that I already had 11 straws, and didn't need anymore. Well, my manager buddy quickly put her in a box & told me that "this one belongs to YOU. Don't you dare give her away, or I'll be mad!". :shock: So, okay, what was I suposed to do??? Of course I brought her home. She is fairly newly molted, but very likely, the most bashful crab I have ever owned. I hope she'll be okay! ~ And I have no intention of giving her away, so the manager has no reason to be mad!

    Her name is "Sweetheart", in celebration of Valentine's Day:
    [img width=300 height=254]http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l22/glass_slipper917/ZZ_020707024.jpg[/img]
    [img width=300 height=255]http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l22/glass_slipper917/ZZ_020707026.jpg[/img]

    So Dianna & I may have struck out on the ruggie hunt, but we BOTH came home with a FREE straw! What a "Sweetheart" of a deal!!!
     
  2. HERMEZ

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    :giverose: sweet indeed!!! Congrats - it does not surprise me about Hernan though :chuckle:
     
  3. Crabaddict

    Crabaddict Guest

    My my, what BEAUTIFUL crabs! Congrats to you and Dianna! :teddy01:
     
  4. veltish

    veltish Guest

    :thumbsup: good deal!!!!! they're both beautiful straws.. and that PPs' a beauty too!
     
  5. Joey Oh

    Joey Oh Guest

    I have so got to find a manager like that around here! Congrats on the new baby! She is precious!
     
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