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By all these lovely tokens
September days are here,
With summer’s best of weather
And autumn’s best of cheer.

Helen Hunt Jackson - September
The breezes taste
Of apple peel.
The air is full
Of smells to feel-
Ripe fruit, old footballs,
Burning brush,
New books, erasers,
Chalk, and such.
The bee, his hive,
Well-honeyed hum,
And Mother cuts
Chrysanthemums.
Like plates washed clean
With suds, the days
Are polished with
A morning haze.

John Updike, September
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Schoolboy, 11, racks up £6,000 iPad bill playing online games over two weekends

This is an excerpt from www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4378430/Schoolboy-11-racks-6k-iPad-bill-playing-online-games.html

Alfie Dobson unwittingly racked up a bill of more than £6,000 playing online games over two weekends when he accessed the family's iTunes accounts.

His father Roy had linked his son's account to his credit card which meant he could spend up to £99 a time to get in-app purchases. Games expert and technology journalist Guy Cocker said gaming 'micro transations' - as they are called in the industry as typically they only cost a few pence - can be addictive for youngsters. [Not so micro as we can see. Also from the article: The Jurassic Park Buildergame has been criticised for offering dinosaurs for sale for $50 each]

Roy and his wife Jill, from Chorley, Lancashire, took their case to technology giant Apple, who agreed to refund them.
[Is it really right or they should have faced the consequences of reckless parenting? The most popular readers' comments are that they should have.]

Other examples:
- Zombies v Ninjas: In 2013, Danny Kitchen racked up a £1,700 bill in 10 minutes with in-app purchases.
- eBay: Not an in-app extra, but one little girl managed to buy a car once after playing with her dad's phone.
- Plants vs Zombies: PC Doug Crossan reported his own son to the police after he built up a £3,700 bill.
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