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Old 08-08-2008, 09:31 PM   #421
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I splurged on Sokoban for my phone yesterday evening.I love Sokoban; I can play it forever! There is also a free version of Sokoban for phones out there that I had for years, but the new one can import new levels. The interface is not as good as on the old game though. As there are thousands of levels to be found on the Interweb I can now have fun until either me or my phone dies.
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Old 08-13-2008, 10:36 AM   #422
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Today I splurged on a speaker set for a computer, and an Apple Airtunes thingy:



I put the speaker boxes on the cupboard in the room where I always write, and connected them to the Airport Express. Now I have music in the room where I write!
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Old 08-13-2008, 10:45 AM   #423
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Today I splurged on a speaker set for a computer, and an Apple Airtunes thingy:



I put the speaker boxes on the cupboard in the room where I always write, and connected them to the Airport Express. Now I have music in the room where I write!


Oooh.. O.o


Those speakers look spiffy. Were they very expensive? And are they any good?

I'm looking for some good speakers to finally bring proper dolby Surround sound that goes beyond two USB speakers standing in front of my screen (they're better than the speakers that are built into the screen, at least) to my computer, now that I have a game like Mass Effect. ^_^



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Old 08-13-2008, 10:46 AM   #424
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Hey everyone...
I am at Tsa's at the moment and I splurged something too...

I have a camera now, how about that??

Tsa already explained ome theoretical stuff and I made some pictures. Tomorrow we will go on a short trip and I will make pixies. I really wanted a camera for a long time, and I hope I can get into it.

We really had a splurgy day

Oh yeah btw, it's a
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Old 08-13-2008, 10:49 AM   #425
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Oooh.. O.o


Those speakers look spiffy. Were they very expensive? And are they any good?

I'm looking for some good speakers to finally bring proper dolby Surround sound that goes beyond two USB speakers standing in front of my screen (they're better than the speakers that are built into the screen, at least) to my computer, now that I have a game like Mass Effect. ^_^
They were 79 euros at Paradigit here in Enschede. It's the Creative I3800 set. And they are good IMO, but they're not surround sound; it's only a 2.1 set. So I guess you have to look a bit further.
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Old 08-13-2008, 10:51 AM   #426
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Today I splurged on a speaker set for a computer, and an Apple Airtunes thingy:



I put the speaker boxes on the cupboard in the room where I always write, and connected them to the Airport Express. Now I have music in the room where I write!
Ooooh, nifty, Jatsie want. I'm always faffing around with cables to connect my laptop to my stereo in order to better enjoy my collection of MP3s.

Cute bunny btw.
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Old 08-13-2008, 10:51 AM   #427
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Tomorrow we will go on a short trip and I will make pixies.

How does one make Pixies without Pixie dust? O.o



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Old 08-13-2008, 12:31 PM   #428
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They come pre-packaged at your local supermarket now.
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Old 08-13-2008, 09:40 PM   #429
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Ooooh, nifty, Jatsie want. I'm always faffing around with cables to connect my laptop to my stereo in order to better enjoy my collection of MP3s.

Cute bunny btw.
Yes, this is much better. It only works with iTues though, which is a big disadvantage. You can also connect a printer to it, which is handy. Wireless printing!

O, and yes, Mister Rabbit is very cute. Cuddly too!

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Old 08-14-2008, 08:13 AM   #430
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How does one make Pixies without Pixie dust? O.o
Oh well my dear... there is a golden button and the dust is added. It makes nice pictures!

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Old 08-14-2008, 10:10 PM   #431
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Oh well my dear... there is a golden button and the dust is added. It makes nice pictures!

But... do the pixies you make make the pictures then?
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Old 09-01-2008, 06:21 AM   #432
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I was in need of a new cell phone number and decided to get a new cell phone too (I've had mine for almost 4 years - and things have advanced since then).

Old Phone


New Phone


I can check email, some of the internet (I haven't fully figured that out), I have the navigator things which rocks all kinds of things (I get lost easily) and I'm sure I can do other things I have yet to figure out.
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Old 09-01-2008, 08:58 AM   #433
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Kinky! I have a Nokia that can do all that too. When I bought it I never thought I would use all that, but I do and it's fun.
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Old 09-01-2008, 09:32 AM   #434
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You just get two guitars, a bass, and a drum kit and play music that has quiet verses and loud choruses with lyrics about unusual topics.
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I was in need of a new cell phone number and decided to get a new cell phone too (I've had mine for almost 4 years - and things have advanced since then).

Old Phone


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I can check email, some of the internet (I haven't fully figured that out), I have the navigator things which rocks all kinds of things (I get lost easily) and I'm sure I can do other things I have yet to figure out.
Cool phone (apart from colour )

Those Blackberry things are very popular but it just makes my boss check her email when she is on holiday. How sad is that?
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Old 09-02-2008, 02:28 AM   #436
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I too have joined (or will do as soon as the thing arrives) the new(er) phone crowd.

Out goes my decidely long-in-the-tooth Motorola v220...


And in comes an HTC s710...



Now I just need to wait for the thing to turn up...
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Old 09-20-2008, 10:01 PM   #438
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Yesterday I splurged on a new digital camera, the Nikon D90, plus two lenses. I ordered it in a shop in Gronau, and since you can buy the camera in most Dutch webshops already I don't think I will have long to wait for it. If I have the thing before Wednesday the tele zoom lens will go on a safari in Tanzania with my brother!


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Old 11-29-2008, 01:32 PM   #439
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Today I splurged on a new heavy-duty tripod for my new camera, a Vanguard Tracker I!
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Old 11-29-2008, 04:47 PM   #440
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I too have joined (or will do as soon as the thing arrives) the new(er) phone crowd.

Out goes my decidely long-in-the-tooth Motorola v220...


And in comes an HTC s710...

I too changed from, what I thought, was a smart phone(Dummy me didn't do his homework) the LG Envy

and switched to a real smart phone the Palm Centro.

This thing is awesome and I cannot believe how small the apps are for it. I really wanted the HTC's G1

but the only US Carrier who sells it does not have 3G internet in my area so they will not sell it here.Darn thing is exclusive.
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