about to get $200 wondering what to do with it

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Apr 9, 2008
  1. Sephi
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    I'll be getting $200 dollars within the next few days (gift from Grandpa) and I have no idea what I should with it.

    I've had a few ideas

    1) Save up for a Wii, then go Wii hunting

    2) Get the PS2 edition of Rock Band

    3) Blow it all on dealextreme and get nothing of real value

    4) get an EGDE card and a 8GB MicroSDHC card

    5) Get a good iPod

    6) Buy a Powerful Green Laser Pointer from DX

    7) Buy Random Cool Things From EveryWhere

    8) Buy a Crap load of Manga from Barnes & Nobles

    anyone have suggestions?
    When it comes to money I don't know what to do and usually end up blowing must of it on junk >:D


    [edit: I fail at typing even when I'm paying attention]
     


  2. tinymonkeyt

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    well, it depends
    what do you want the most?
     
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    Give it to me XD
     
  4. Bob Evil

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    Ask a girl out, or if you already have a girlfriend, she'll do too lol ... and then take her on an amazing date ... you'll get more, at your age, from a thing like that, and the memory to go with it, than you will from buying things ... wait 'til your older to get all materialistic [​IMG]
     
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    Nuuuuuuuuuu, I was gonna say that [​IMG]

    I vote for 3) [​IMG]
     
  6. Sephi
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    I have no social life, you could call me somewhat otaku :x



    as for what I want the most, I don't really know, maybe I could think of something tomorrow while I'm bored to death in school
     
  7. tinymonkeyt

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    lol well
    i would just advise you to spend it on something worthwhile (its a given, but not much people give it any thought)
    some things wont last that long and its worth buying anyway
    others you can cherish forever
    maybe take the time and spend it on dinner with friends or family or gf (thebobevil is right on with this!)
    i would love it if someone spent some money(even just a lil) to make my day
    so yeah. take your pick
    theres about a kajillion things you can do with that money
    and only about 1% of those things are worth doing/buying
     
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    I think grandpa would want you to get a hooker.
     
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    I just called grandpa, and he said yes, he wants you to get a girlfriend or a hooker ... he doesn't mind which.
     
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    I would buy a first edition signed copy of my favorite book.
     
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    Second to this. [​IMG]
     
  12. Urza

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    Give it to me, and I'll send you a Wii.

    Wiimote will be extra though [​IMG]










    I'm serious.
     
  13. Seven

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    Just buy a laser and save the rest for a Wii+modchip.

    Seriously, lasers are cool, yo.
     
  14. Sephi
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    so many replies in just 25 minutes :wtf:

    after a few minutes of thinking I decided I should get a Wii, only problem is getting the other $50 and actually finding a store that has them, and isn't doing that dumb ~$663 deal.


    Urza: It Depends on if the Wii is new-ish and works and how we would trade


    as for a Laser I think I might buy a cheap one from DX
     
  15. jon_jon

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    If you are old enough, I'd suggest getting a part-time job. Earning $50 should not be a big deal if you are really motivated to save up for a Wii. If you have money handed to you, it's easy come, easy go. However if you earn it yourself, you will learn the value of a real dollar. OK, I'm now off my soapbox.

    Finding a Wii shoulnd't be too difficult as long as you are willing to get up early Sunday morning and stake outside a store that has a Wii listing on their flyer.
     
  16. Sephi
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    I've wanted to get a job but I'm only 15 and a half and theres mainly just fast food places to work at here.

    might be able to get a job at a grocery store later though.
     
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    1, though I suggest saving up for a PS3/360 instead.
     
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    If you're feeling frisky, you can donate it to some charity. Usually you can feed a lot of people with $200. Of course, nobody would do such a thing this day and age... [​IMG]
     
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    Thirded

    Being an otaku is fashion these days. Girls dig that [​IMG]
     
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    You could buy a goat!
     

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