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  • ncb4
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    Sorry to hear that they couldn't salvage your data, but at least you didn't lose too many photos. Thank goodness for small mercies. And post photos of your new MCB, when you make it down to the Mother Ship and can finally decide between Navy and Conifer. (They are both handsome colors.)

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  • dwright17
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    Thanks for all the wish wishes. I thought I'd tie up the story. Sadly, Data Doctors was not able to recover the files. The good news, though, is that I still had pictures on my camera from August forward, and I had posted many pictures to Facebook as late as April, so the loss of pictures is somewhat minimal for recent ones, PLUS Data Doctors offered to burn a DVD from an old hard drive I still had to get the older pics. Fabulous customer service there, by the way.

    Down to navy or conifer for the MCB. I'm so lucky to live halfway close to the store (I'm 2 hours away and get down there for meetings sometimes), so I'll head down there in the next couple of weeks and pick mine out personally. FUN!

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  • SusanM
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    (From dwright17: SusanM, now I want navy!) Hi dwright, if you need more pictures, I'd be happy to take more. I obviously love the navy, too.

    I hope to hear that you recover all of your files.

    Susan

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  • ncb4
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    Originally posted by dwright17 View Post
    I didn't, Badger, and I'm heartbroken AND feel like a fool. I may have lost hundreds of pictures. I was backing up to Dell Datasafe, but it kept giving me error messages. I hadn't followed up on it yet, and then the Dell poofed on Friday. Here's the other heartbreak - I had purchased a MBA 13" last Sunday, as I really wanted a laptop. But I have a pretty significant vision impairment, and I just couldn't get the screen set up large enough to be able to use it comfortably. I had transferred the entire contents of my PC onto the MBA before realizing it wouldn't work. I took it back 2 days before the PC died! I bought this iMac from Best Buy also, and asked them if the MBA was still there so I could retrieve my data. The rep said they wipe the disks as soon as they're returned. I don't really know if that was the real answer or if she wasn't about to go hunting for a returned laptop on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, but either way, that's not an option. The PC is at the Data Doctor store and I'll find out on Monday or Tuesday if he can get the data back. But all that aside, I have a big screen in front of me now and I can see great AND it's a Mac! Merry Christmas to me! Okay, us, as my husband will use it, too. If he can drag me off of it.

    @SusanM, now I want navy! Your picture really is great, especially when I view it in living color on a good sized screen!
    I'm so sorry to hear about your data loss; those photos especially are irreplaceable. I'm crossing my fingers for you and hoping the Data Doctors can retrieve those photos and everything else off your departed PC. And congratulations on the big new iMac!

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  • backpack
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    I use the Small Cafe Bag with the Synapse as a local travel bag on public transports.

    I know I could use the room of the medium but choosing the Small Cafe Bag forces me to pare down to the essential, it is also mighty cute.

    On trips, the Large Cafe Bag and the Brain Bag.

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  • dwright17
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    I didn't, Badger, and I'm heartbroken AND feel like a fool. I may have lost hundreds of pictures. I was backing up to Dell Datasafe, but it kept giving me error messages. I hadn't followed up on it yet, and then the Dell poofed on Friday. Here's the other heartbreak - I had purchased a MBA 13" last Sunday, as I really wanted a laptop. But I have a pretty significant vision impairment, and I just couldn't get the screen set up large enough to be able to use it comfortably. I had transferred the entire contents of my PC onto the MBA before realizing it wouldn't work. I took it back 2 days before the PC died! I bought this iMac from Best Buy also, and asked them if the MBA was still there so I could retrieve my data. The rep said they wipe the disks as soon as they're returned. I don't really know if that was the real answer or if she wasn't about to go hunting for a returned laptop on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, but either way, that's not an option. The PC is at the Data Doctor store and I'll find out on Monday or Tuesday if he can get the data back. But all that aside, I have a big screen in front of me now and I can see great AND it's a Mac! Merry Christmas to me! Okay, us, as my husband will use it, too. If he can drag me off of it.

    @SusanM, now I want navy! Your picture really is great, especially when I view it in living color on a good sized screen!

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  • Badger
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    Originally posted by dwright17 View Post
    I purchased an iMac on a Black Friday special and it'll be here in a week!
    That's the best Black Friday purchase I've ever heard of.

    I hope you managed to save all your files and stuff before your old computer shuffled off this mortal coil.

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  • dwright17
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    Thanks everyone! Glad to be here!

    @SusanM thanks for the picture. That's really helpful. It looks like the MCB will hold a lot more without being an overwhelming bag. Now to decide which color! I'm leaning toward conifer or storm right now but it changes daily. Since I'm suggesting this in response to what I'd like for Christmas maybe I should have them pick the color!

    I hope this posts correctly and please forgive me if it doesn't. My PC died today and I'm working off my iPhone. The good news is I purchased an iMac on a Black Friday special and it'll be here in a week!

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  • SusanM
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    Welcome, dwright17.

    I own a navy medium cafe bag and a navy small cafe bag. I use the small cafe bag every day. I plan to use the medium mostly for air travel, and special events such as day trips. I thought putting one inside of the other might help show the difference. Both bags are empty.

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  • TXGirl
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    Welcome to the forum dwright17!

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  • jeffmac
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    Welcome to the forum dwright and happy Thanksgiving to you as well!

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  • dwright17
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    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Thanks everyone! I really appreciate the lists and pictures. Sounds like the MCB would be a great item for my Christmas list. The SCB works great for me most weekends. I keep my toiletries (eye drops, tissue, nail clippers, nail file, antibacterial gel, etc) in a 3D organizer cube and change it over from my co-pilot (work bag) to the SCB for the weekend. Works great, but I could use a bit more room for purchases!

    By the way, I feel like I'm now chatting with famous people, having read your posts for so long. I've followed the forum for months now and finally started posting myself. Nice to meet everyone! I hope to take pictures soon and post them.

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  • ncb4
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    If I can figure out how to do a cross-link, here is a photo of my LCB in Azalea. I absolutely love the color, and I love the bag, which I use when I want to carry my 11-inch Macbook Air.

    I don't have an SCB, but I do also have an MCB, and though I love the Azalea of my larger bag, I find myself using the smaller MCB (Crimson/Steel) more often. It seems to hit the right "sweet spot" in terms of size, and I can still fit a lot in there. I typically use it to carry my iPad (in a felt case), my wireless keyboard, my new Kindle Touch (!), a notebook, a Pen/Pencil Organizer Bag stuffed with all sorts of pens and highlighters, a mini Organizer Pouch with a stylus, screen cloth in it, a foldable iPad stand, and much more. If I'm headed out for the day, my wallet, keys, and a thermal mug can all fit in as well, with a small Organizer Pouch filled with toiletries, my sunglasses, cell phone and more.

    http://forums.tombihn.com/customer-p...t-kit-too.html

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  • dorayme
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    I do not have a SCB, but I find the MCB a very useful size. I am able to just carry the essentials and even handle impromptu shopping, kid gear donations, and the proverbial hubbie pocket dump, "can you put this in your purse"?
    My posts have my typical list of what's in my bag.

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  • TXGirl
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    Here's some pics of cafe bags in colors you were interested in

    dorayme's Azalea MCB

    http://forums.tombihn.com/bag-review...d-ravelry.html

    MsMoon's Turquoise LCB

    http://forums.tombihn.com/tom-bihn-n...quoise-10.html

    Storm

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