1. Tom Bombadildo

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    First impressions, do you think it's worth the price?

    I've been thinking about upgrading to an Oasis from my Kindle Paperwhite 2 from 2013, but I honestly can't justify the (IMO) ridiculous price for an Oasis vs getting a Paperwhite for $130, or even a used Voyage for like $80.
     
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    I got mine when it was on sale this past bf for $199 (for the 32GB), they had the 8GB for $175, I really did not want to pay $300 for it and also don't think it worth that much but at this price I decided to go for it.
    This is my first kindle device (or any device with an e-ink screen) so I can't really compare it to anything, I just used my note 10.1 to read ebooks which was "ok" but not great.

    It feels like a premium device, like an ipad if you ever handled one, metal back, all glass screen.

    If you are really interested in upgrading, they have the oasis 2nd gen (32GB+cell connection) for $150 on closeout
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B06VTJWRJW/
     
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    I bought my ticket to the reptile expo on sunday. I usually go to one every 3-4 months to buy food/supplies for my animals. Bought Wolfenstein Youngblood deluxe edition for $15. Not the best Wolfenstein game I've play and it has a lot of slow downs, atleast for me. My friend bought fire pro wrestling on PSN so I got that from game sharing with him.

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    Ahh ok I see.

    Yeah, I find even $150 to be just a bit too much for something I'm just going to use for reading at night, especially when I can get a used Voyage (which has the same screen PPI and just less LEDs and a 1"smaller screen) for $80.

    If it did more I might consider it, buy ehhh web browsing on Kindles is atrocious and I don't listen to audiobooks so meh lol. Guess I'll wait until my Paperwhite dies or something :lol:
     
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    Got this cheap led strip from AliExpress for like 2$. Improved my setup DRASTICALLY. My room now looks BADASS in the dark!

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    Bunch more stuff came in, 3x echo show 5's to give as gift (2 of them I forgot to order the $5 smart plug so I only have one)
    and replacement shoes for the snow blower, ones on there are completely worn down and scratching the ground as its being used

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    Capacitors to fix my ups.

    Getting boring in my old age, boring old caps for boring repairs.
     
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    I just recently found Custer's Revenge for the Atari 2600 at a yard sale for $1.00. Also, my brother-in-law found some of his old systems and had no use for them, he gave me his old GameCube and PSTV + accessories. Both really cool find / gift!
     
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    I just bought myself a bottle of my favourite Vodka. Yep it won't last the night :rofl2:.

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    Went to a store called Treasure Hunt, it's a liquidation store, and I bought for my nephews one of those dinosaur fingerlings each and I bought for my dog a new smaller bed. He has a bigger one but likes the smaller ones better.

    The reptile expo was today so I got some feeder mice for my snakes and I got 4 scorpions and 1 tarantula. I was going to buy a kingsnake but decided against it for now.

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    I bought some magnetic tape strips, along with some double-sided tape to mount some steelbooks I've been collecting.

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    I bought a laptop. I dont know why and didnt need it my asus one worked just fine but oh well. s-l640.jpg

    Then i picked up the complete collection of game of thrones on blu-ray, watched half of the first season what a waist i may be the only person in america (or the world for that matter) that dont like that show.
     
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    New exhaust for the car.
    Old exhaust had rusted through and snapped in half.
     
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    Got a new patch from AliExpress. Looks cool!

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    Got a payment from a hp class action lawsuit where hp pushed printer firmware updates blocking / disabling third party ink carts


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    Ink cartridge drm :rofl2:
     
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