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  1. #16

    Nov 2006
    8 times

    Re: Look here we are being ripped off!!!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by TreasureTales
    Quote Originally Posted by Zephyr
    I noticed years ago that paper marked 8 1/2 x 11 was actually 8 x 10 1/2. This wasn't isolated to one manufacturer....
    Are you talking about inches? I just measured my printer paper and my photo paper - both are 8-1/2" x 11".

    Some of the bull posted in TNet is just plain ridiculous. How can anybody post such tripe and still have the courage to continue to logon? Zephyr, I am just astonished to read your statement. I will give you the benefit of the doubt and presume you used a broken ruler. Sheesh.
    Well, a little mea culpa on my part. Remembering back, the pages were actually 8.25" x 10.75" (though the packaging clearly stated 8.5x11), measured with the rulers being sold in the same office supply stores. And if you had read my statement carefully, you would have noticed that I did not say "all" paper manufacturers.
    I know what I saw, but I don't blame you for being skeptical....

  2. #17
    May 2008
    Dfx, Prizm III, Ace 250

    Re: Look here we are being ripped off!!!!!

    It all boils down to this the things we are used to buying are gonna be shrinking.

  3. #18

    Apr 2008
    central new york
    2 compass coin pros

    Re: Look here we are being ripped off!!!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Guy In Back
    Talk about getting ripped off....

    Go to Home Depot, Lowes, or any home improvement center, and measure a 2X4

    1.5x3.5. drives me nuts. but older stuff was even worse. no exact size.
    if you can't run with the big dogs, stay on the porch!


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