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    So I went to the new Ikea and boy I tell you, as fun as it was to walk around and look at all the setups and stuff, it is annoying as all heck. We spent over 4 hours in the store looking for a desk and a bookshelf. My dad kept stopping to look at everything, probably leading to us being there for the time we were. When we got home I had these little cube things that go in the bookshelf and I broke 3 of them trying to put them together. The bookshelf assembly took me about 3 tries and it doesn't look to hot. The desk is nice but the stuff I got was in white so it is going to show dirt and stuff and I didn't realize it at the time so that is lame. Needless to say, my first time at Ikea was interesting at best. It is amazing in there though. They have a resturant, day care, and the weirdest carts. They had these cool displays where they made a whole house in 532 Square Feet then later on they had one where it was like 206 sq. ft. It would suck to live in a house that small. Anyway I don't plan on going back. <_<

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    I got my desk on the side of the road It's worked so far.
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    Hehe. Nice. Yeah they have some nice looking stuff it is just a hassle to put together and doesn't look that great at home. I mean it looks nice but there is tons of gaps and stuff.

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    Thank you for sharing your ikea experience! We have one here but I never go.
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    Ive got an ikea around 40miles south only hear good things.

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    Hmm. Maybe I am just bad at putting things together.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pierre
    Thanks for telling us?

    I got my desk on the side of the road It's worked so far.
    Haha that's the best ever.. My desk was given to me by mom from a local school.. It's ugly, but it works.. I want a more modern-looking desk though.. I like Ikea's stuff, it's simple and minimalistic.

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    Ikea has cool stores, but cheap products. I've only purchased a few things from them and have not been greatly impressed...


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    My Wife LOVES Ikea. Spent well over 5K there last year... It really is a all day trip though

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    I got some nice dishes from ikea... and Im thinking of buying a new computer desk from them. The store looks really nice and the prices are very reasonable!
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    Ikea is pretty hit or miss. I like that they use a lot of sustainable resourses in producing their items. And many of their items are recyclable which is good, because they break fairly often.

    I bought a desk at an estate sale. Cleaned it up and it works great.

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    Used to live near Ikea but moved interstate and nearest store is way out of reach. We have some Ikea shelving units which have lasted 15yrs ( that's how long since we last had a store close by ) so far and still going strong.

    Only a matter of time before they open a store here.

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    Ikea is nice for a college apartment or something. I don't think I'd get it in a nicer home, though.

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    I've picked up some great stuff from Ikea, and my place doesn't look like a dorm room.

    It all depends on the stuff you buy and how adept you are at assembling it.

    Thumbs-up for Ikea over here... :-)

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    I didn't seem to good at putting it together. I guess that is why it looks lame.

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