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So what'd you get? Christmas '07

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by dacheat, Dec 25, 2007.

  1. dacheat

    dacheat ..is grounded.

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    aright, let's hear/see!
     
  2. 93civicracer

    93civicracer Oh, I do a little here and there.

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    Got a stereo for my room, 2 movies 300 and F&F Tokyo Drift, a new trimmer, a South Pole hoody, and a stocking full of chocolates :D. And like $30.
     
  3. 92civicb18b1

    92civicb18b1 The Trisexual

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    Just a hookah so far, but I haven't gone anywhere yet.


    . My gf's been asking me to come over...but I didn't buy her anything so. yeah
     
  4. dacheat

    dacheat ..is grounded.

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    girls can be suckers for thoughtful stuff; doesn't have to cost money.

    make her a 'coupon' for one 1hr full body massage and make sure you have some kind of massage oil on hand. cheap, effective; she understands you were broke, but thought about her.
     
  5. 99sidude

    99sidude Moderator Moderator VIP

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    got a digital camera, a bunch of clothes for skiing, a 1 hour massage coupon, and a 4 ton jack for the garage
     
  6. Airjockie

    Airjockie Watanabe Whore!!!

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    I got nothing from the wife:(

    But, when I got home today...she finally asked me what I wanted...and then I asked her what she could afford..... her> :mad: :ph34r: <me.


    So I think I'll pressure her into getting me:

    (A) a mig welder, a chop saw, a band saw, and some other tools.
    (B) a Canon XTi DSLR with a full camera kit.
    (C) The wheels I'm waiting for Rota to make and some tires.
    (D) A Tire changing machine.
    (E) Pay for the bills for a month.
    (F) Buy a new car that can tow, and is decent on gas.
    (G) A full set of Megan coil-overs for the S12.

    But on the other hand... my sister sent me some sausage and cheese in a tower boxed thing, my friends wife gave me $50, and a neighbor tossed me some peanuts and popcorn in a tower box thing.:)

    My final Santa budget ended up way more than I thought it would, but I made a lot of people happy. :D

    The wife ended up with her wine glasses, a case of plum wine, and a Coach purse... about $1000. And she also ended up with a house that looks pimp. Look at my sig. :(
    My parents and sisters got about $400 worth of mail-order-meat.
    Steve got $50 to take his SO out to dinner.
    Chris, Tristen, and Tom all got a R/C drift car...Chris doesn't know it yet. ;) $80
    The wife's brother got a pair of $400 wine glasses also.
    Two neighbors got Dunken Donuts $20 each gift cards, I also tossed the guys siding my house the same thing, $20 each.
    The wife's friend got a bottle of Hennessey XO. $160.


    so all in all...I've shelled out about $2200... for everyone.. :D

    And then my Z got a set of Volks C Ultra's and new tires, 1" wheels spacers, and a Sard R2D2 BOV. The S12 got a pair of Watanabe's and a pair of Work E-wing's with tires, The garage got a PS3, with a few games and a few Blu-ray DVD's, and I ended up getting enough Corona Light and some propane to keep me warm and happy in the garage when I'm not sleeping or working. :cool:
     
  7. 93civicracer

    93civicracer Oh, I do a little here and there.

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    What the hell are you gonna do about all that debt?!?! LOL
     
  8. dbb95ex

    dbb95ex Work in progress!

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    This year the wife and I set our budgets a little lower because she's due in feb with our first son and she had to quit her job about 3 months ago due to the fact she was sick all the time, so.... I got a magnaflow muffler, new shifter knob, white faced gauges, $50 gift card to o'reily's, new silverstar bulbs, a set of driving lights, a Ralph Lauren polo l/s shirt, a few books, wife got a few pieces of Calphalon cookware, some new silverware, lots of other various kitchen goodies (she loves to cook and I love to eat lol) and lots of nice baby stuff for our son.
     
  9. Matts96HB

    Matts96HB . Moderator VIP

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    I got forged internals. Eagle rods, Wiseco pistons, OEM bearings. Picked up a laptop for myself. Compaq Presario with 2 gb ram, dual core 1.8ghz processors, nvidia 6100 256mb gfx card and a 120 gb hd. I love it. Vista is actually pretty badass if you have a computer that is good enough to run it smoothly.
     
  10. Airjockie

    Airjockie Watanabe Whore!!!

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    Working my ass off....:p It's still safely in budget Vs. my paycheck...

    $129,645.22 for the 13 year mortgage.
    $50,007.77 currently for the HELOC Loan...will add about $12K's to that when the siding is done.
    $26,130.54 payoff balance for my student loans...

    $205,783.53 right now. Add 11-12Ks for the last installment for the siding on the house...so about $216,783.53--$217,783.53ish for the first of the year..... but that will drop about $550 when I make a payment on the mortgage before Jan 1st. And when the house is back together, kitchen has a little work done to it, I clean everything up at the right time and get another appraisal and refinance....then I'm shooting to have a house thats worth $325K's + that I owe for less than $180K's....I can either sell, move, start over in a smaller house closer to work, and buy a plane. :ph34r: or live here until the wife needs a wheelchair to get around (5-10 years) and pay down more on the house debt, then sell, move, and still have money to play with.

    And working my ass off, I'm closing in on hitting the 6 digit yearly pay scale...so I'm not really worried about money right now. Plus I'm nearly $40K's into a 401K in only 5 years and I'm still 35 right now...20 years later...I expect to retire happy. :D


    /thread hijack
     
  11. Airjockie

    Airjockie Watanabe Whore!!!

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    ohh shit...I forgot to add that the Z also got an MSD 6A, and a Blaster SS coil.... :p
     
  12. Dustin_m

    Dustin_m Active Member

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    I got a 30 GB Zune, the old stylle, what i wanted. Also got 2 craftsman gift cards and a vons gift card, some clothes as always, snow pants and jacket, and some other random stuff.
     
  13. BigJ

    BigJ I'm just about that action Boss. VIP

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    I cleaned up this year.

    Lucky Jeans
    Freeworld Jeans
    A.Lab Shirt
    Underarmor long sleeve
    Bestbuy $30
    Target $20
    About 150 in cash
    A couple sets of pliers, nail punches.
    Motorola bluetooth headset dealio
    And a buttload of random candy's and such like frango's and chocolate coffee beans.


    I spent all in all around 1g this year that I definitely needed, but what goes around definitely comes around. I'm lounged up watching evan almighty with mom eating brie and crackers like I'm a starving ethiopian child.
     
  14. Dustin_m

    Dustin_m Active Member

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    lol. we are watching Evan Almighty too.
     
  15. YouKnowWhoIBee

    YouKnowWhoIBee my avatar is better.

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    I got 11 HD dvds, XBOX 13 month card, XBOX 4000 point card, XBOX rechargeable battery, BB gift cards, and a louffa. Christmas was good :) But i love giving more then I do receiving and I knew my family was happy. The best part of Christmas 07 was no girlfriend. So that saved me at least a 1000 bucks.
     
  16. Briansol

    Briansol Admins Admin VIP

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    socks
    a couple shirts and sweaters
    new pair of shell tops
    pots and pans, and some other misc kitchen stuff like spatulas, etc
    couple small dollar gift cards to walmart, etc


    out: ~2500.
    estimated return: 600.

    sounds fair to me.
     
  17. eg6sir

    eg6sir Supa Mod Moderator VIP

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    a couple of $100 gift cert.
    $40 cash
    Guitar Hero III
    cordless drill
    Rogue Status shirt
    a change counting jar
    socks
    self charging LED flashlight..
     
  18. EGProject

    EGProject YEEEEAAHHHHH

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    GC from Dunkin Donuts, Bugaboo, Applebees and Cheesecake Factory
    $150 cash
    4-5 boxes of a Remmington hydroshock .45 for my new Glock.
    LED magnetic pickup light
    New Craftsman mechanic gloves
    Candy
    Shirts, pants, driving gloves and a S&W beenie (nice).
    DC shoes

    Not bad for something of a small Xmas. I really looked forward to giving this year for some reason. The gifts went over really well.
     
  19. thsancho86

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    Game Stop/ Best Buy gifts cards
    money for new glasses <-------most important
     
  20. dacheat

    dacheat ..is grounded.

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    k really i wanna know what the gf got you :D
     
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