Vidlers 5 and 10’s Blog


Youtube Channel Launching!
April 7, 2012, 12:15 am
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We may be fairly “old school” at Vidler’s with our lack of scanning equipment, but we’re not complete Luddites. Thus, we’re pleased to announce the launching of our new Youtube Channel! 

Here is our very first video, featuring one of our finest products, the Biker Babe Garden Gnome: 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tj2aB0qiDd0

(As a result of this video, she’s selling fast! And, while it isn’t overtly mentioned in the video, I think it is worth noting that she does have a male counterpart, also available in all three sizes. He makes a cameo background appearance.) 

Tune in each week for a new product video. Don’t forget to subscribe and to let us know what products you’d like to see reviewed on our channel! 

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Priorities
April 7, 2012, 12:14 am
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A man was calling the name of his young charge, who didn’t answer at first, then responded by saying that that wasn’t his name. “I’m COOL GUY!” he said, whirling around with sunglasses on. I laughed (it was pretty good!), prompting the guardian to ask if I wanted them (the kids, not the sunglasses.) This happens more often than you’d think, and I’m still not sure what the appropriate response is. I went with my usual “laugh so I don’t have to answer,” whereupon the guardian confirmed that I was, indeed, free to take Cool Guy and his brother. Hearing this, the former panicked. “But then I’d have to say bye-bye to my Wii!”

I was torn between amusement and horror that this was his biggest fear in terms of going home with a stranger, but then I was relieved. Always expecting the worst, I assumed he’d immediately burst into tears and say he didn’t want to go home with “the witch” or something to that effect. I know I shouldn’t take things so personally, but I truly was glad that the problem was not me, but the lack of Wii.

On second thought, I should have chimed in that he was free to go home with me, if he and the Wii were a package deal.