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Old 02-16-2008, 07:51 AM   #301
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I have been saving my pennies and got a DVD/HDD recorder, my old video recorder blow up [I am so glad I dont have foxtel, I would never leave the house]. Also they had a sale on ipod shuffles and am now listerning to all old music I cant find in the stores anymore.
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Old 02-16-2008, 08:31 AM   #302
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Guess it's time I contribute to this thread

I've been buying up tons of games from all over the place in the last 6 months.

- The Space Quest Classic Collection (all 6 of them)
- All the Law & Order games
- The CSI series
- Amerzone
- The Secrets of Da Vinci: Forbidden Manuscript
- Leisure Suit Larry Collection
- Traitorsgate 2
- DVD version of the Longest Journey
- Nancy Drew - Double Dare 4 and White Wolf
- Sam & Max: Hit the Road + Season 1 and 2

Needles to say, that of course I've also gotten most of the newer games like Runaway 2, Jack Keane, Agatha Christie: Evil under the Sun etc.

And on Ebay or Amazon marketplace I found:
The Feeble Files, The Gabriel Knight mysteries (all 3 of them even. Had them before but were scratched), The Pandora Directive (mine had mysteriously disappeared!)

I've also purchased a DS Lite in white and games for it:
Hotel Dusk: Room 215, Another Code (Trace memory), Touch Detective 2Ĺ, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attourney and Justice For All.

And to top it off, of course my super powerful new PC

In the DVD movie department I got myself:
- The Indiana Jones Boxset
- E. T Special Edition
- The Fantastic Four
- The Fifth Element
And the latest of of Harry Potter...

And NO, i'm not broke. I still have money left to pick up more games in the next few months
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Old 03-08-2008, 11:38 AM   #303
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I recently got my order of the Otherland series part 2 - 4, The man who mistook his wife for a hat and other clinical stories, and Daniel Defoes story about the man who got his portrait painted, of which I forgot the title. Loads to read!
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Old 03-13-2008, 06:35 PM   #304
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I want this watch badly, but the price... I'll have see what my tax rebate is like, so maybe I can stimulate the German economy. I'll keep looking for cheaper look-a-likes, though.
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Old 04-08-2008, 04:44 AM   #305
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An origami book.






Now, I only need to find an Origami sheet of 50*50 cm so I can fold that dragon...



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Old 04-08-2008, 08:23 AM   #307
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Oooooh, I like origami, make me a little swan.

As British summer time is now upon us, I felt the need to purchase a new pair of sunglasses. Sticking with a theme, succeeding last year's Aviators, another iconic Ray-Ban classic, the Wayfarer.



Oh, and I also booked flights for my holiday to Portugal in June. I need somewhere to show off my new shades after all, hehe.
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Oh, and I also booked flights for my holiday to Portugal in June. I need somewhere to show off my new shades after all, hehe.
I wish I had a trip like that to look forward to.
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I wish I had a trip like that to look forward to.
Oh honey, you should come, I'm bringing two of my friends for company, but the property has room for 6.
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An origami book.






Now, I only need to find an Origami sheet of 50*50 cm so I can fold that dragon...



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That looks like an impressive piece of origami.
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Oooooh, I like origami, make me a little swan.

I can fold you a swan as it's landing on water. ^_^

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That looks like an impressive piece of origami.

It is. The step-by-step guide consists of 274 steps, on about 20 pages.


...I tried it yesterday with a bit of newspaper. Have to find better paper, as it quickly gets confusing with the printing *and* the folds.


Also, once I've managed that, I'll have to try to find out how to fold something without step-by-step guide, and only from crease patterns.




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Old 04-09-2008, 07:57 AM   #312
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My laptop died suddenly so I had to buy a replacement. It's a splurge because I'd been eyeing the Asus eeePC for months and figured I'd get one in the next year or so. The laptop dying forced my hand and I got to get the eee a little eeearly.
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Cool, you have to tell me all about it! Will you get the Linux version?
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Oh honey, you should come, I'm bringing two of my friends for company, but the property has room for 6.
I'm sure we wouldn't get on each others nerves anyway, since by the time you get back from your nightclubbing, I'd be ready for my morning walk and then a couple of hours in the sun. My lunch=your breakfast. You stay away from the sun and I try to get as tanned as possible and then you leave for more nightclubbing as I go to bed.
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I just bought - or, more accurately, am in the process of buying - 12-sheet builder's plans of the HMS Frisky, Dainty-class tug of the Admiralty, AKA Gustavo Ipland, of a German shipping company, AKA Foundation Franklin of the Halifax-based salvage company Foundation Maritime, from the National Maritime Museum of the United Kingdom. I'll post pics ASAP.
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Oh, and I also booked flights for my holiday to Portugal in June. I need somewhere to show off my new shades after all, hehe.
I just booked a flight myself to Finland. I'll be stopping at Frankfurt going there and back, so it'll be nice to see a new country, even if from inside an airport. Hopefully the hour and fifteen minute layover will be enough time to make it to the second flight. And hopefully I don't get detained in Finland for not having joined the army.

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Old 04-09-2008, 11:35 PM   #317
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Food. Food is what I always splurge on. Food that has too much sugar, too much fat, too much of everything. *sigh* It's a drug.
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Old 04-09-2008, 11:37 PM   #318
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I just splurged on a sausage and bacon baquette with tomato ketchup but I am in the office very early today.

Our main DSL line is down so we're having to use a much slower backup to connect to a remote server. Engineer is booked to come out some time within a four hour timeslot.
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Old 04-12-2008, 08:31 PM   #319
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Cool, you have to tell me all about it! Will you get the Linux version?
Actually I already got it. Bought it in early March and have typed all my posts her on it. The only drawback has been the undersized keyboard so far, although I have small hands and have gotten used to it. It's amazing how small it is -- about the size of a DVD case except a little thicker.

So far everything's worked fine -- WiFi, OpenOffice, the easy little interface, and the several games that came on it. As of right now, I think all the eeePCs are Linux. For me it does what I want in a secondary computer -- tiny, easy to tote, does all the basics, and fairly cheap.

So far I love it. I can toss it into my purse and go -- something I couldn't do with my gargantuan Compaq laptop.
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Old 04-22-2008, 04:00 AM   #320
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