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Conspicuous Consumerism / Christmas Cashflow Considerations

BroloBrolo BroseidonLord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
edited November 2011 in Social Entropy++
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When Nike gives you a call at midnight, you know it’s something good. With just a few hours notice Nike flew me out to LA for “a big announcement.” When they won’t tell you what it is until you get there, you know it’s something bigger than a new colorway of Dunks.

Upon arriving in the room, I found a box waiting for me with an iPod Shuffle with a personal message from Dr. Emmett Brown:

“Welcome to Los Angeles. If my calculations are correct, over the next 24 hours you are about to see some SERIOUS SH*T!”

Inside the box was an invite from to “IT’S ABOUT TIME…an unveiling that could change the course of time” as well as metal shield glasses.

The table of goodies that included mid 80′s candy, Throwback Pepsi (forumla from 1985), and a copy of Back To The Future all but confirmed the suspicions.

About a year ago we shared with you these documents of the Marty McFly Nike Air Mag shoes registered with the US Patent Office.
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already camping out as we speak…..

eddie.
HOLY SH*T!!!!!!!

THEY’RE ACTUALLY COMING!

Jpmbentley
this has potential to be absolutely incredible

Illmatic
Omg coppington

SwooshInsider
There won’t be any camping out necessary…you probably won’t be too happy in the next few days….watch.

rant and whine
rumor has it that these will retail around 1 grand or even more…if that’s true, then fuck it LOL

http://www.facebook.com/djkornbred Harris McCord
Cannot wait!! This is going to be epic!

Anonymous
Even if these retail for 1000, I think I’ll do what it takes to get a pair. I’ll even cut my shoe budget for next year to get these.

Bigshirt21
i WILL get these even if its a thousand, itll be worth $3000 the next day



Spending lots of money and camping out for nostalgia shoes are not my thing, but perhaps it is yours! Where is your disposable incoming going these days, SE++?



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    BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
    Spotted at the strip club just outside my apartment:

    WELCOME BACK UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

    BLOW YOUR LOAN ALL OVER OUR BODIES

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    BeastehBeasteh THAT WOULD NOT KILL DRACULARegistered User regular
    i invest in swole hogs

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    UbikUbik oh pete, that's later. maybe we'll be dead by then Registered User regular
    rather have those glasses

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    UbikUbik oh pete, that's later. maybe we'll be dead by then Registered User regular
    Rolo wrote:
    Spotted at the strip club just outside my apartment:

    WELCOME BACK UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

    BLOW YOUR LOAN ALL OVER OUR BODIES

    this is A+ advertising

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    ToxTox I kill threads he/himRegistered User regular
    Rolo wrote:
    Spotted at the strip club just outside my apartment:

    WELCOME BACK UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

    BLOW YOUR LOAN ALL OVER OUR BODIES

    :^:

    Twitter! | Dilige, et quod vis fac
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    Indie WinterIndie Winter die Krähe Rudi Hurzlmeier (German, b. 1952)Registered User regular
    this is new the "buying shit" thread

    cool we need to have one of those again

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    AbracadanielAbracadaniel Registered User regular
    Rolo wrote:
    Spotted at the strip club just outside my apartment:

    WELCOME BACK UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

    BLOW YOUR LOAN ALL OVER OUR BODIES

    Oh my god


    So this is what is happening to all the journalism majors

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    FAQFAQ Registered User regular
    thinking of getting a surround sound system for the tv, don't know if it's worth it though. Anyone have one?

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    Speed RacerSpeed Racer Scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratch scritch scratchRegistered User regular
    I am unclear on what exactly is being sold here.

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    AbracadanielAbracadaniel Registered User regular
    The Nike shoes from Back To The Future (minus self-tying laces/straps)

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    UbikUbik oh pete, that's later. maybe we'll be dead by then Registered User regular
    Smart Hero wrote:
    The Nike shoes from Back To The Future (minus self-tying laces/straps)

    what a boner kill

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    Macro9Macro9 Registered User regular
    Will these shoes make my penis bigger?

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    LTMLTM Bikes and BeardsRegistered User regular
    Wait, so are the shoes actually going to auto-adjust when I put them on?

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    Macro9Macro9 Registered User regular
    It's my birthday today.

    Buy me all of the things.

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    Grey GhostGrey Ghost Registered User regular
    I cannot fathom paying a grand for shoes, and in fact I refuse to think about the prospect any further

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    AbracadanielAbracadaniel Registered User regular
    You know what is great?

    http://omniconsumerproductscorporation.com/

    A fictional company selling fictional products turned into a real company selling real versions of fictional products.

    Also they're funding the Robocop statue for Detroit.

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    Skull ManSkull Man RIP KUSU Registered User regular
    wait they DON'T SELF-TIE

    this is BULLSHIT

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    UbikUbik oh pete, that's later. maybe we'll be dead by then Registered User regular
    edited September 2011
    Macro9 wrote:
    It's my birthday today.

    Buy me all of the things.

    i will buy you a forum post that says:

    "happy birthday"

    Ubik on
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    DruhimDruhim Registered User, ClubPA regular
    The shoes are ugly as fuck, but people are going to be all over this anyway.

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    BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
    edited September 2011
    LTM wrote:
    Wait, so are the shoes actually going to auto-adjust when I put them on?

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    UbikUbik oh pete, that's later. maybe we'll be dead by then Registered User regular

    Smart Hero wrote:
    You know what is great?

    http://omniconsumerproductscorporation.com/

    A fictional company selling fictional products turned into a real company selling real versions of fictional products.

    Also they're funding the Robocop statue for Detroit.

    their shop is frozen

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    DichotomyDichotomy Registered User regular
    man if they ain't tie themselves what the shit are you paying for

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    LTMLTM Bikes and BeardsRegistered User regular
    edited September 2011
    I'd buy replica shoes for like $60, just for the fun value.

    I'd buy actual self-tying McFly shoes for far more than that, probably. I can't see myself ever paying $1k for shoes, though.

    edit: Sweet patent application. Not sure if I'd want a giant ass charging dock for my shoes...should just plug directly into the wall.

    LTM on
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    Macro9Macro9 Registered User regular
    Ubik wrote:
    Macro9 wrote:
    It's my birthday today.

    Buy me all of the things.

    i will buy you a forum post that says:

    "happy birthday"

    What a cheap ass

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    AbracadanielAbracadaniel Registered User regular
    Ubik wrote:
    Smart Hero wrote:
    You know what is great?

    http://omniconsumerproductscorporation.com/

    A fictional company selling fictional products turned into a real company selling real versions of fictional products.

    Also they're funding the Robocop statue for Detroit.

    their shop is frozen

    Indeed! Very odd. I'm not sure which storefront they're using but I know Enstore was having server issues in the last day or so.

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    faitsfaits a panda eating cake seattleRegistered User regular
    didn't some girl invent self-tying shoes a little while ago and get funded on kickstarter or somewhere?

    why didn't nike just buy her invention and make something that doesn't suck instead of whatever it is they're selling here

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    AbracadanielAbracadaniel Registered User regular
    Wait...do they actually self-tie?

    In that case daaaang.

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    SLyMSLyM Registered User regular
    I am thinking of perhaps buying a kinda smallish, kinda oldish HDTV because text in console games are so godamned small because they just assume you'll have one.

    My friend is working on a roguelike game you can play if you want to. (It has free demo)
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    UbikUbik oh pete, that's later. maybe we'll be dead by then Registered User regular
    hoverboards don't work on water

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    Tommy2HandsTommy2Hands what is this where am i Registered User regular
    I already have a pair of high-tops

    I want those fucking glasses though

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    Skull ManSkull Man RIP KUSU Registered User regular
    Ubik wrote:
    hoverboards don't work on water

    they do if you have POWER

    LOCK ON

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    Macro9Macro9 Registered User regular
    SLyM wrote:
    I am thinking of perhaps buying a kinda smallish, kinda oldish HDTV because text in console games are so godamned small because they just assume you'll have one.

    How much money are you looking to spend?

    Scour Cragislist and look for deals.

    Decent quality and sized HDTVs aren't very expensive these days.

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    Skull ManSkull Man RIP KUSU Registered User regular
    I already have a pair of high-tops

    I want those fucking glasses though
    here

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    BroloBrolo Broseidon Lord of the BroceanRegistered User regular
    SLyM wrote:
    I am thinking of perhaps buying a kinda smallish, kinda oldish HDTV because text in console games are so godamned small because they just assume you'll have one.

    the lady friend is playing Dragon Age on like a 20" SDTV and my god you can't read anything

    I think once I upgrade my monitor I'm just going to give her my 24" monitor to use with her playstation since it has HDMI-in.

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    Macro9Macro9 Registered User regular
    Skull Man wrote:
    I already have a pair of high-tops

    I want those fucking glasses though
    here

    Do those actually work?

    Not that I would ever buy them.
    I really want to buy them.

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    Grey GhostGrey Ghost Registered User regular
    I do need some new shoes though

    Something with just a little more flash

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    faitsfaits a panda eating cake seattleRegistered User regular
    I got a shittly little 20" hdtv for my motor home a few years ago for about a hundo.

    if it's just for video games you might check the prices on monitors that have hdmi inputs too

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    AbracadanielAbracadaniel Registered User regular
    Macro9 wrote:
    Skull Man wrote:
    I already have a pair of high-tops

    I want those fucking glasses though
    here

    Do those actually work?

    Not that I would ever buy them.
    I really want to buy them.

    :[

    :[

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    CorporateLogoCorporateLogo The toilet knows how I feelRegistered User regular
    I need to find something to store my bideo games, there ain't much space under my TV stand

    Do not have a cow, mortal.

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    Skull ManSkull Man RIP KUSU Registered User regular
    buying a headphone-extender so that I can play video games on the nice tv without buggin emily was the best ten dollars I've spent in recent memory

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