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So I just spent $1,000... how about you?

Lucky CynicLucky Cynic Registered User regular
edited April 2013 in Social Entropy++
On an Epson Stylus Photo R3000 printer for my photography. It has an ultra cool pigment inkset that is archival quality, with some ink and paper combinations lasting well over 100 years. In particular, the inkset itself has several levels of black and grey inks to produce truly neutral black and white prints which I am particularly excited for. Best of all, there is a rebate right now, bringing it down to an "economical" $650 instead of $799. Check out the promo video because they make it look like some military specced printer. Oh yeah.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHvZXlGQn5A

With an extra set of ink, some paper, the total came out to just shy of a grand. It was either this or a new camera body which I am in no hurry about since my badass lenses are giving my relatively basic camera an incredibly lengthy life span.

So SE++, what are some awesome/expensive things you recently bought? Share with me your budget burning buys!

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    DecomposeyDecomposey Registered User regular
    I wrote a check for $1036 yesterday.

    It was to pay for the ER visit I had to make when the hole left by a recently extracted wisdom tooth got massively infected, misdiagnosed by a dentist as dry socket, and swelled up to the point where I couldn't swallow my own saliva and almsot couldn't breath at 3 am.

    Does... does that count as something expensive I bought? I mean, I DID get opiates out of it. I understand why people do heroin now at least, because that shit they gave me was awesome.

    Before following any advice, opinions, or thoughts I may have expressed in the above post, be warned: I found Keven Costners "Waterworld" to be a very entertaining film.
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    mullymully Registered User regular
    edited April 2013
    http://www.la-z-boy.com/Product/72/

    this in pewter

    it is the most comfortable couch ever

    the chaise is right next to a window
    and the chair on the other edge is a recliner

    mully on
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    mcpmcp Registered User regular
    I spent $1200 today

    on credit card bullshit

    almost fucking done, and i'll be debt free

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    tynictynic PICNIC BADASS Registered User, ClubPA regular
    I spent £450 on a bicycle the other week, it's great.

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    ArtreusArtreus I'm a wizard And that looks fucked upRegistered User regular
    Taxes. I spent just shy of a few hundred on taxes

    http://atlanticus.tumblr.com/ PSN: Atlanticus 3DS: 1590-4692-3954 Steam: Artreus
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    World as MythWorld as Myth a breezy way to annoy serious people Registered User regular
    I bought a cintiq 21ux for about $1000 and it has endowed me with better art powers

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    Lucky CynicLucky Cynic Registered User regular
    Decomposey wrote: »
    I wrote a check for $1036 yesterday.

    It was to pay for the ER visit I had to make when the hole left by a recently extracted wisdom tooth got massively infected, misdiagnosed by a dentist as dry socket, and swelled up to the point where I couldn't swallow my own saliva and almsot couldn't breath at 3 am.

    Does... does that count as something expensive I bought? I mean, I DID get opiates out of it. I understand why people do heroin now at least, because that shit they gave me was awesome.

    Holy fuck. Glad you didn't die. I too had an ER visit that took me nearly two years to pay off. Collapsing on stage and waking up in a hospital bed is not fun, yo.

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    Lucky CynicLucky Cynic Registered User regular
    mcp wrote: »
    I spent $1200 today

    on credit card bullshit

    almost fucking done, and i'll be debt free

    I have maybe $3 grand in credit cards and maybe $15-17 grand in student loans.

    It isn't great, but my credit score is fairly good and I am still purchasing camera gear left and right while paying down my debts when and where I can. $100 here, $200 there.

    Nice job paying that shit off.

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    StericaSterica Yes Registered User, Moderator mod
    I spent thousands on tuition.

    It's so awesome.

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    BlueBlueBlueBlue Registered User regular
    DotB helped with a ~$1300 computer build and my parts are being delivered today and I'm excited. I don't think I've actually used a "good" computer... ever?

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    satansfingerssatansfingers Registered User regular
    bar prep class wooooo

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    Lucky CynicLucky Cynic Registered User regular
    BlueBlue wrote: »
    DotB helped with a ~$1300 computer build and my parts are being delivered today and I'm excited. I don't think I've actually used a "good" computer... ever?

    Oh man, building is the best part. It's like big boy legos.

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    TonkkaTonkka Some one in the club tonight Has stolen my ideas.Registered User regular
    I copied WaM.

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    CorporateLogoCorporateLogo The toilet knows how I feelRegistered User regular
    I count myself extremely lucky I was able to graduate with student loans that were manageable enough to be paid off within the first two years

    Do not have a cow, mortal.

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    Lucky CynicLucky Cynic Registered User regular
    See, I have so much shit I need to get to truly have my own workflow locked down.

    Thinking about building a new home PC, some for gaming but also photo editing and such. ~$2000 with monitors and such.
    I also need a refillable ink cartridges and bulk inks so I don't get raped by OEM inks $250.
    The body of my camera is a little older than I'd like it to be. It's also an entry level camera but with pro level lenses, new body being $1200.
    A few new lenses wouldn't hurt. $700-1200.

    Meh, not bad but not great either.

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    JoeUserJoeUser Forum Santa Registered User regular
    I just paid a lot in taxes

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    mullymully Registered User regular
    that's not very fun

    i just got back a lot from taxes

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    AphostileAphostile San Francisco, CARegistered User regular
    I just spent like $1800 on computer parts for a brand spankin' new thing.

    Also going to buy a sizable tv for my room so I can Steam big picture all the time, that will probably only run me like $400 though.

    I guess I could use a new monitor for my computer as well, mine is like 8 years old. Off to the reviews websites!

    Nothing. Matters.
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    captainkcaptaink TexasRegistered User regular
    I'm about to spend $325 on A&M student football tickets.

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    ChicoBlueChicoBlue Registered User regular
    I'll probably buy some toothpaste tomorrow.

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    StericaSterica Yes Registered User, Moderator mod
    Tonkka wrote: »
    I copied WaM.
    T-there's two of them now?

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    POKÉMON MASTER WT SHERMANPOKÉMON MASTER WT SHERMAN i can make this march and i will make georgia howlRegistered User regular
    i bought a pair of samurai s0110xj ii a couple weeks ago

    i need to get around to soaking them so i can wear them

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    JayKaosJayKaos Registered User regular
    I bought a suit plus a bunch of accessories/suit-related items, which wasn't all that expensive, but I generally avoid spending any money on clothing so the 500 or so dollars I've spent on this in the space of a fortnight is just so weird to me.

    But now I have a suit.

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    rhylithrhylith Death Rabbits HoustonRegistered User regular
    captaink wrote: »
    I'm about to spend $325 on A&M student football tickets.

    Heh, sucker.

    At Arkansas student tickets were $1 a game.

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    DecomposeyDecomposey Registered User regular
    Also spend about $400 on swords, daggers and D&D books in the past week, as immediately after finding out our very first joint filed tax return was gone to result in the government paying ME for a change, my husband found a nearby store that sells swords, daggers, and D&D books.

    Before following any advice, opinions, or thoughts I may have expressed in the above post, be warned: I found Keven Costners "Waterworld" to be a very entertaining film.
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    World as MythWorld as Myth a breezy way to annoy serious people Registered User regular
    Rorus Raz wrote: »
    Tonkka wrote: »
    I copied WaM.
    T-there's two of them now?

    and that's when the attack comes. not from the front, but from the side, from the other two raptors you didn't even know were there

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    UrielUriel Registered User regular
    Money is for losers.

    Wait...

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    EndEnd Registered User regular
    ChicoBlue wrote: »
    I'll probably buy some toothpaste tomorrow.

    is it $1000 toothpaste made of diamonds or something?

    I wish that someway, somehow, that I could save every one of us
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    ChicoBlueChicoBlue Registered User regular
    End wrote: »
    ChicoBlue wrote: »
    I'll probably buy some toothpaste tomorrow.

    is it $1000 toothpaste made of diamonds or something?

    No, it is normal toothpaste. I just refuse to pay less than $1000 for anything.

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    JasconiusJasconius sword criminal mad onlineRegistered User regular
    I can't remember what the most expensive thing I ever bought was

    but earlier this month I wrote two checks in the same day that totaled up to about $2800

    in terms of actual goods I can't think of anything i own that costs much over a thousand. my computer is about 1k. my TV was 700.

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    IronKnuckle's GhostIronKnuckle's Ghost This is also my fault Registered User regular
    rhylith wrote: »
    captaink wrote: »
    I'm about to spend $325 on A&M student football tickets.

    Heh, sucker.

    At Arkansas student tickets were $1 a game.

    I love how they color coordinated the tickets for quick recognition. Really helped out after you'd had a couple.

    And I don't care what anyone says, if you ain't right next to the band you ain't sitting in the best part of the stadium.

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    MaximumMaximum Registered User regular
    I just got a $6,600 dollar settlement in a restitution hearing from when my place was burgled.

    If and when I ever actually see that money I'm going to go crazy and...put it in the bank.

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    StericaSterica Yes Registered User, Moderator mod
    edited April 2013
    Rorus Raz wrote: »
    Tonkka wrote: »
    I copied WaM.
    T-there's two of them now?

    and that's when the attack comes. not from the front, but from the side, from the other two raptors you didn't even know were there
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    Sterica on
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    rhylithrhylith Death Rabbits HoustonRegistered User regular
    rhylith wrote: »
    captaink wrote: »
    I'm about to spend $325 on A&M student football tickets.

    Heh, sucker.

    At Arkansas student tickets were $1 a game.

    I love how they color coordinated the tickets for quick recognition. Really helped out after you'd had a couple.

    And I don't care what anyone says, if you ain't right next to the band you ain't sitting in the best part of the stadium.

    Oh hey awesome another arkansas grad!

    Hey cool person! I think we met at pax east 2012 fancy dinner right? If not ignore my dumb ass.

    I really should have gone to more games. I wasn't really a football fan until after I graduated.

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    Dronus86Dronus86 Now with cheese!Registered User regular
    For the first time I have more than $1000 in my account!

    I am saving up until I have enough to live without a job for 6 months, then I am *~upgrading my life~*

    I've already taken baby steps.

    Comfortable chair for my computer (where I spend substantial time), new fancy shoes, bedsheets that aren't like 4 thread count, and soon a new bed.

    After that I will tackle the fancy clothes issue!

    Look at me. Look at me. Look at how large the monster inside me has become.
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    IronKnuckle's GhostIronKnuckle's Ghost This is also my fault Registered User regular
    rhylith wrote: »
    rhylith wrote: »
    captaink wrote: »
    I'm about to spend $325 on A&M student football tickets.

    Heh, sucker.

    At Arkansas student tickets were $1 a game.

    I love how they color coordinated the tickets for quick recognition. Really helped out after you'd had a couple.

    And I don't care what anyone says, if you ain't right next to the band you ain't sitting in the best part of the stadium.

    Oh hey awesome another arkansas grad!

    Hey cool person! I think we met at pax east 2012 fancy dinner right? If not ignore my dumb ass.

    I really should have gone to more games. I wasn't really a football fan until after I graduated.

    We did meet then! I had forgotten and also there were a ton of folks!

    I didn't go to enough games when I was a student. I have been graduated for five years now and I haven't been to a single game, despite living close enough to walk The Hill and watch.

    I even missed the whole season where we were good! Fuck!

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    MorivethMoriveth BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWN BREAKDOWNRegistered User regular
    Most expensive thing I bought was a 32 gig iPad

    And I only paid for half!

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    Brian KrakowBrian Krakow Registered User regular
    edited April 2013
    I bought this:
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    Only $100 for one of the highest quality consumer 35mm projectors ever made. Hooray for obsolescence!

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    captainkcaptaink TexasRegistered User regular
    rhylith wrote: »
    captaink wrote: »
    I'm about to spend $325 on A&M student football tickets.

    Heh, sucker.

    At Arkansas student tickets were $1 a game.

    Well, you get what you pay for :bz

    According to my buddy these are second deck 40 yard line great seats. He's a med student, and I'm buying one of his classmates' passes. I just hope my student ID still works.

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    GumpyGumpy There is always a greater powerRegistered User regular
    Going to Nandos on monday

    splashing out

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