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I love ordering things online. It's really fun to click the mouse and know that within a few days, a box of crochet goodies will appear on my doorstep

So, when I saw a Web site that I could join and get (and I quote) "Huge Discounts On All Your Stitching Needs," I couldn't resist. After registering, I was ready to place an order

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Next, I decided to try ordering by phone. A very sweet order clerk named Paula was oh-so-anxious to help me.

"I would like to order four skeins of item #627-B Ice Blue Baby Fingering Yarn."

"I'm afraid we've been out of that stock number for weeks."

"But I just called yesterday, and the clerk said not only did you have it, but it was on sale for a special price."

"Who was the clerk you spoke to?"

"She said her name was Margaret."

"Oh, well that was a temporary thing."

"The price was temporary?"

"No, Margaret."

So, I decided to give the Web site another try. This time I was able to log on, but then I had to find my way around.

To place an order, click here.
For yarn, click here.
For baby weight yarn, click here.
Now click here.
And over here.

Eventually I found what I wanted, placed my order, and clicked "Submit." A screen appeared that read, "Thank you for your order. You can expect your new toaster in 8-10 days."

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