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Dodging the Marriage Bullet

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How to Avoid Matrimony
Froy
1957

Okay all you rogue males, you don’t want to be trapped by the ladies looking for marriage. This guy has you covered with some interesting advice so you can avoid having the life sucked out of you by some airhead or harpy out to trap you into marriage.

Naturally you can’t be going with out feminine companionship, but you want to avoid certain kinds of women.  For example: girls with boring factory jobs, because they have boring factory jobs; divorced women because they are kind of desperate; foreign girls, girls with pushy mothers, etc. Be vigilant!

Best part: all the charts and illustrations so you really can visualize your bachelor strategies.

Time for me to round up some rogue males,

Mary

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The Amazing Microchip

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Microchip
Small Wonder
Billings
1984

Direct from 1984, here is the latest and greatest technology on microchips. I have a feeling this technology is going places! My favorite is the picture with the bug holding the microchip. I think our next move is to train ants to fix microchips and then we will eventually become slaves to the ant overlords. I think this is how Skynet started.

Mary

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Mediocre Magic

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Nothing’s Impossible!
Stunts to Entertain and Amaze
Sheridan
1982

Need to up your entertainment skills? These guys have the solution. Basic magic, stunts and some positive affirmations are what this book offers. The tricks aren’t well explained either and others are just riffing on stuff kids already know.  Sample tricks: wooden match and a safety pin, cutting an apple, and for the big finish, lifting a guy off the chair.  I doubt if anyone would get a contract in a Vegas showroom with any of these tricks.

I think I will make this one disappear!

Shazam!

Mary

 

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