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May 18, 2004, 12:27 AM
 
how would you spend$1500 dollars, providing you are current on bills and dont owe anyone any money?
     
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May 18, 2004, 12:29 AM
 
I'd save it until after WWDC and then blow it on Apple goodies.
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May 18, 2004, 12:29 AM
 
if you're looking for ideas on how to spend 1500$, i have an idea. it starts with "g" and ends with "ive it to me"
     
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May 18, 2004, 12:31 AM
 
lol nice fireside, But how about guitars, women, black jack... that sort of thing?
     
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May 18, 2004, 12:32 AM
 
houndreds of shareware programs XD
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May 18, 2004, 12:35 AM
 
Originally posted by SamuraiDL:
how would you spend$1500 dollars, providing you are current on bills and dont owe anyone any money?
Blow it on your new whore.

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May 18, 2004, 12:38 AM
 
no Starman, you really dont get this do you. She is my Sugar momma, I fcuk her and she buys me stuff.
     
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May 18, 2004, 12:41 AM
 
Originally posted by SamuraiDL:
no Starman, you really dont get this do you. She is my Sugar momma, I fcuk her and she buys me stuff.
Did you mean ****? You know you meant it
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May 18, 2004, 12:42 AM
 
I'd get a cell phone and pay off a year of it, then save the rest. Or just save it for school money. Ahem.
     
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May 18, 2004, 12:46 AM
 
two words: vegas weekend.
     
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May 18, 2004, 12:56 AM
 
I'd buy an American Deluxe Stratocaster HSS for $1,000 and a good 24 channel mixer for $500.
     
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May 18, 2004, 12:57 AM
 
Originally posted by d4nth3m4n:
two words: vegas weekend.
"Mom, I'm going to Vegas with the babysitter!"

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May 18, 2004, 01:02 AM
 
Id buy a Sony DCR VX 2100 -even if it`s more than 1500$.
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May 18, 2004, 01:04 AM
 
If I were 21, I would spend it on a trip.

Toys will always be there, but youth in a different country is priceless. Expand yourself...

With $1500, you could probably take a nice two week vacation if you were thrifty...
     
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May 18, 2004, 01:07 AM
 
right on...
     
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May 18, 2004, 01:08 AM
 
I'd try to find the person that created that "Tina" talking banner and beat the **** out of them.
     
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May 18, 2004, 03:57 AM
 
Originally posted by waxcrash:
I'd buy an American Deluxe Stratocaster HSS for $1,000 and a good 24 channel mixer for $500.
If you can get a good 24-channel mixer for $500, I'd like to know what and where, seeing as it's nigh impossible to get even a decent 16-channel board for that price (a used Mackie, maybe, which barely qualifies as "decent" IMO).

And if you say "Behringer", please shoot yourself now.

I'll probably be investing my next $1500 in a Metric Halo Mobile I/O Firewire interface.

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May 18, 2004, 04:55 AM
 
Hmm...well I had fun blowing $1300 at casinos this past two weekends
     
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May 18, 2004, 06:59 AM
 
Perhaps cigarettes would be a worthy purchase.

If you get the habit, that's about how much you will spend in a year or two...

or a Dell...

both equally worthless
     
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May 18, 2004, 07:23 AM
 
Donate it to malnourished children.

OR

throw a huge barbeque, invite the neighborhood.
     
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May 18, 2004, 07:31 AM
 
Save it for something you really want or need. If you don't know how to spend it, you probably shouldn't. Maybe spend $100 or so on something, but not the whole wad unless there's something you truly want.
     
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May 18, 2004, 08:01 AM
 
Buy a bunch of Nortel Networks stocks and sit on it for a year atleast. It cant go any lower from where it is nowadays. It will surely climb in the future.
     
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May 18, 2004, 08:23 AM
 
Originally posted by OH-N'omac:
Save it for something you really want or need. If you don't know how to spend it, you probably shouldn't. Maybe spend $100 or so on something, but not the whole wad unless there's something you truly want.
This is actually pretty good advice; if you don't know how to spend it, don't ask for advice here; wait until an idea comes to you naturally. That's likely to make you happiest.

This said, I'd probably blow it on a vacation myself. It's not all that uncommon to need a vacation and not know it. Sometimes, what we need more than anything else is just a little rest.
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May 18, 2004, 08:27 AM
 
well, I just put about half of that into my Australia-savings (which now holds about US$5000 or Aus $7258)

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May 18, 2004, 08:32 AM
 
I would buy a Nikon D100
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May 18, 2004, 09:33 AM
 
buy 500 $3 cups of coffee
     
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May 18, 2004, 09:43 AM
 
Originally posted by mdc:
buy 500 $3 cups of coffee
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May 18, 2004, 09:47 AM
 
I would donate it to charity, or blow it all on hookers and drugs.

Scratch the charity
     
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May 18, 2004, 10:16 AM
 
1. Buy a Revo
2. Buy Transformers
     
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May 18, 2004, 10:26 AM
 
Originally posted by Spheric Harlot:
If you can get a good 24-channel mixer for $500, I'd like to know what and where, seeing as it's nigh impossible to get even a decent 16-channel board for that price (a used Mackie, maybe, which barely qualifies as "decent" IMO).

And if you say "Behringer", please shoot yourself now.

Uhh. Beat me to it.



I'd buy beer, fags and chocolate.
     
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May 18, 2004, 10:29 AM
 
Buy some film for the ol' Nikon, go on vacation, take lots of pictures.
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I'd save it until after WWDC and then blow it on Apple goodies.
Or that.
     
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May 18, 2004, 04:18 PM
 
all very interesting, how about an old MiniMoog.
     
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May 18, 2004, 04:30 PM
 
Originally posted by SamuraiDL:
all very interesting, how about an old MiniMoog.
Do you already have a midi keyboard? If you do then try the software based moog from Arturia.
     
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May 18, 2004, 04:48 PM
 
no i dont, do you need one for the demo?



edit: oh i guess i do...
     
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May 18, 2004, 04:51 PM
 
scrounge another 3 benji's and get this


Or just save it and wait for G5 powerbooks.
     
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May 18, 2004, 04:54 PM
 
Originally posted by Spheric Harlot:
And if you say "Behringer", please shoot yourself now.

I'll probably be investing my next $1500 in a Metric Halo Mobile I/O Firewire interface.

-s*
IMHO, a 24 channel Behringer for $500 isn't bad. Behringer aren't bad for home recording, but I admit they are the suckiest compared to every other mixer on the market. If I didn't have my Yamaha mixer and I needed a new board and only had $500, I'd admit I'd get a Behringer.

I'm trying to save money to go the Firewire route also.
     
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May 18, 2004, 05:18 PM
 
dude the moog program ****ing rocks... what are some good midi keyboards?
     
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May 18, 2004, 05:29 PM
 
Originally posted by SamuraiDL:
dude the moog program ****ing rocks... what are some good midi keyboards?
If you like that, then try the Reason demo. If you want a full 88 key keyboard with weighted action, then I recommend Studiologic.
     
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May 18, 2004, 05:32 PM
 
Originally posted by PowerMacMan:
I'd save it until after WWDC and then blow it on Apple goodies.
Or you could use it to actually go to WWDC.
     
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May 18, 2004, 05:40 PM
 
Originally posted by Angus_D:
Or you could use it to actually go to WWDC.
*Scratches Head*

Hmmmm... That's a thought.

My best friend and I have been considering arranging a road-trip and going to a MacWorld. I think I am more up to it than he is though.
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May 18, 2004, 05:49 PM
 
Originally posted by waxcrash:
Do you already have a midi keyboard? If you do then try the software based moog from Arturia.
There are a few software keyboards you can use as well if you don't have a real midi keyboard around....I remember MidiKeys working pretty welll with Reason (An excellent audio program).
     
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May 18, 2004, 06:00 PM
 
I'd buy my girlfriend and I our prom tickets ($120). Get her dress/hair/makeup ($200?). Get a suit and new shoes ($150) and then buy a new iPod mini.

Otherwise I'm not going to my prom.
     
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May 18, 2004, 06:16 PM
 
Originally posted by starman:
Blow it on your new whore.
*LMFAO* nice


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May 18, 2004, 06:20 PM
 
Originally posted by ryju:
I'd buy my girlfriend and I our prom tickets ($120). Get her dress/hair/makeup ($200?). Get a suit and new shoes ($150) and then buy a new iPod mini.

Otherwise I'm not going to my prom.
you have to PAY to go to prom?
     
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May 18, 2004, 06:22 PM
 
Spend it all on paperclips.
     
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May 18, 2004, 06:41 PM
 
Starman you are really upset about this huh?
     
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May 18, 2004, 07:41 PM
 
I'll tell you what I'd do, man, two chicks at the same time, man.
     
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May 18, 2004, 07:45 PM
 
Originally posted by Aric:
I'll tell you what I'd do, man, two chicks at the same time, man.
Classic.
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May 18, 2004, 07:59 PM
 
Originally posted by d4nth3m4n:
you have to PAY to go to prom?
You didn't??

And get this, we eat in the forum of our highschool, and we dance in their too. And then the after party costs another $40 just to enter the campsite.
     
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May 18, 2004, 09:13 PM
 
You're about halfway to a new hidef tv. Wait this summer for the next generation DLP sets and get yourself a nice 50" Sammy DLP. Hook your Xbox/PS2/GC to it and you'll be in gaming heaven. By then you'll be tired of that old whore anyway.
     
 
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