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Christmas Present for yourself?

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by Phoenix, Dec 22, 2012.

  1. jubal

    jubal Active Member

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    I'm glad to see that I have a kindred spirit out there. My wife asks me why I go shopping if I'm not going to buy whatever I want.
    I am waiting for something that I can't live without,or will get my moneys worth out of it.
    Buy a "good" camera not the best or highest priced.
    Technology today leaves your "stuff"outdated before you are ready to update.
  2. KJJ

    KJJ You Have an Axe to Grind

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    I prefer giving for Christmas just sent a buddy of mine one of those gifts that have a hidden meaning behind it. It was a "Why Don't You Shut Up, Get off Your Fat Butt and Do Something About It" cookbook. I have another friend who's always walking around with a beer in his hand so I sent him one of these.



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  3. KJJ

    KJJ You Have an Axe to Grind

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    I know so many people that I send out a lot of these. It's one of those Christmas gifts that says "I really don't give a bleep but I felt obligated." Anytime someone receives a fruitcake they know whoever sent it had probably just finished their Christmas shopping and was checking out and saw them at the counter and remembered "oh, I forgot about knucklehead."

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  4. KJJ

    KJJ You Have an Axe to Grind

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    If the saying 'If at first you don't succeed, try, try again' doesn't apply to something I probably won't try it.
  5. ologan

    ologan Well-Known Member

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    Daaaaayyyuuummmmm!
  6. ologan

    ologan Well-Known Member

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    A canon 70-200 F/4 "L" (Non-IS). My first "L" lens, and sadly to my pocketbook, probably not my last. Better start saving now for next Christmas.
  7. jobberone

    jobberone Genetically engineered moderating Orangutan Staff Member

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    Nice all around lens.

    I'm getting a heated foot massager and we're getting an iPhone charger/alarm/speaker.
  8. ologan

    ologan Well-Known Member

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    I am looking forward to using it a lot. May have to sell the EF-S 55-250 I have for it and start building up a 'lens fund'.
    Speaking of cameras and lenses, we seem to have a number of pretty good photographers, myself excluded, on this board. It would be great to have a dedicated thread to some of their best work. Then again, I'm not advocating making this a photography website. Something along the lines of the lines of the 'Wacky Web Images', unless it would take up too much bandwidth or stretch the servers.
  9. vta

    vta The Proletariat

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    Digital Photography
  10. jcollins28

    jcollins28 Active Member

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    I got myself a new lid. A HJC AR10.

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    I plan on doing more karting this year so a new helmet was a priority.
  11. RastaRocket

    RastaRocket Sanka, Ya Dead Mon? Ya Mon.

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    Sick!
  12. ologan

    ologan Well-Known Member

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    Old age must be getting to me. I'd completely forgotten about this thread! Thanks so much! I will start adding again.
  13. hipfake08

    hipfake08 Well-Known Member

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    Hopefully he is a Giants fan....

    Or even better and Eagles fan.....
  14. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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    Hard to put a price on art.

    Most apple hardware is an incredible mixture of art, engineering, and functionality.
  15. 5Stars

    5Stars Here comes the Sun...

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    Not a gift for myself, but my stepson who is a Bills fan, gave me some really nice jeep floor mats made of good nice thick rubber with a beautiful Cowboy Star

    :star:

    I put them in my jeep, they look nice. But, now everytime I get into my ride, I have to step all over the Star with my shoes or boots.

    I asked him later, having a good time, and asked did he do that on purpose because he hates the Cowboys? He just turned away and kind of smiled at me...

    :cool:

    Should I keep them in the jeep and step all over the Cowboys logo?
    :confused:

    ;)

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