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Christmas spending virus

Postposted on Sun Dec 02, 2012 3:39 pm

So...

http://www.thinkgeek.com/product/ee85/? ... red_1_ee85

I just ordered this as an impulse buy, together with overseas shipping and everything. (And a personal soundtrack shirt.) At a time when I thought I would not spend on anything else now for the rest of this year.
Should I be ashamed of myself? Would you be?

Edit: wow, also the three thousandth post.
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Re: Christmas spending virus

Postposted on Sun Dec 02, 2012 3:50 pm

Yes, I am ashamed of you Meadows... :D but not for buying this! Now I want one too haha.
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Re: Christmas spending virus

Postposted on Sun Dec 02, 2012 3:56 pm



I bought that last month. And now I am the envy of every geek in the office. Although I get asked what is it and laugh just as hard.
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Re: Christmas spending virus

Postposted on Sun Dec 02, 2012 4:40 pm

Meadows wrote:So...

http://www.thinkgeek.com/product/ee85/? ... red_1_ee85

I just ordered this as an impulse buy, together with overseas shipping and everything. (And a personal soundtrack shirt.) At a time when I thought I would not spend on anything else now for the rest of this year.
Should I be ashamed of myself? Would you be?

Edit: wow, also the three thousandth post.


WTF is this sh*t?

Meadows, are you seriously expecting US to scold you and cast you out? Heck i want one of those turrets myself.
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Re: Christmas spending virus

Postposted on Sun Dec 02, 2012 5:35 pm

Arclight wrote:Meadows, are you seriously expecting US to scold you and cast you out? Heck i want one of those turrets myself.

Not particularly, I was looking for a point of discussion.

While I'm looking forward to trying out the turret, I'm almost certain the t-shirt will have two orders of magnitude better useful longevity. I can't wait to show it off as I enter the office in the morning. I wonder if I should go with crowd noise, a laughing track, applause, some random line from Inspector Gadget or Star Wars, or Gangnam Style.
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Re: Christmas spending virus

Postposted on Sun Dec 02, 2012 6:27 pm

Thinkgeek is great. There's always something there that I think I want, but I talk myself out of it.
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Re: Christmas spending virus

Postposted on Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:26 pm

thinkgeek is awesome but I've almost never bought from them (though...I did order a fridge/heater thingy to use as an egg incubator once).

so much nerd in store :D
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Re: Christmas spending virus

Postposted on Sun Dec 02, 2012 8:29 pm

Yeah, that soundtrack t-shirt looks pretty awsome. Lightsaber sounds would be cool but will probably get you beat up if you use them too often.
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Re: Christmas spending virus

Postposted on Sun Dec 02, 2012 11:27 pm

http://www.thinkgeek.com/product/dea2/

I got that for Christmas last year. I can't bring myself to use it. :-?

http://www.thinkgeek.com/product/9223/

Co-worker just bought that for himself. he didn't need it and hasn't connected it, but just knowing he CAN if he needs to....
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Re: Christmas spending virus

Postposted on Mon Dec 03, 2012 12:18 am

And yet...for just twenty dollars...
http://www.thinkgeek.com/product/ecca/? ... MgodLCAA9A
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Re: Christmas spending virus

Postposted on Mon Dec 03, 2012 9:59 am

I got a bad bug to upgrade my TV, still not sure when I will pull the trigger on that one. So I can appreciate these impulses coming along. And that would cost 25 times what you spent, easy.
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Re: Christmas spending virus

Postposted on Mon Dec 03, 2012 2:01 pm

Yeah, my problem is buying things just because they are a fantastic deal.

I bought 32GB memory for $100.

1600 notebook cas 10. A year ago you would pay over a grand(if you bought with notebook)

I know I will never run enough VM or intensive photoshop to max. it out...but heck...who could pass up a deal like that. :D

Not really a great savings though...I had to buy A Lenovo W530 so I could use it all.... :lol: :lol: :wink:
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Re: Christmas spending virus

Postposted on Mon Dec 03, 2012 2:24 pm

mdk77777 wrote:Yeah, my problem is buying things just because they are a fantastic deal.

I bought 32GB memory for $100.

1600 notebook cas 10. A year ago you would pay over a grand(if you bought with notebook)

I know I will never run enough VM or intensive photoshop to max. it out...but heck...who could pass up a deal like that. :D

Not really a great savings though...I had to buy A Lenovo W530 so I could use it all.... :lol: :lol: :wink:


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