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Re: The "I just bought" thread
« Reply #50 on: November 13, 2011, 12:57:30 PM »
Damn that looks really good.

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Re: The "I just bought" thread
« Reply #51 on: January 06, 2012, 01:05:53 AM »
Few weeks ago I picked up a bicycle, goofed around a bit with it and felt like it wasn't the right size. I went through the dealer's book and ordered this instead. It was delivered to the store today and I picked it up after work. I'll slowly build on accessories like a helmet, lights on the wheel/ wheel frame, bottle/ bottle holder and such ... I have till Summer for it. Also on it's way is a Kinetic trainer that I can set up on this one ... there was an all black, but I settled for this sporty look. Front and Back gears, shock absorbers in the front, disc brakes. I had no clue bicycles were that expensive here ... seriously :puck:



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Re: The "I just bought" thread
« Reply #52 on: January 06, 2012, 08:17:04 AM »
I had no clue bicycles were that expensive here ... seriously :puck:

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A good long lasting bike is expensive, but if you just wanted one to cruise around and not care about the quality, you could have gone to a retail store and got one there for less than $200.

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Re: The "I just bought" thread
« Reply #53 on: January 08, 2012, 02:53:11 PM »
Aaah, I see I see. I wanted something for the long run so this is probably a fair purchase then ^_^. It's nice outside, wish I had a helmet >_<' ... I'm currently doing some research on bike trails in/ around NYC and the rules for where/ where not I should be on the road.
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Re: The "I just bought" thread
« Reply #54 on: January 14, 2012, 11:54:18 PM »

Smoke in a bottle

And to go with it

Actual smoke  :badbone:

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Re: The "I just bought" thread
« Reply #55 on: January 15, 2012, 10:16:40 AM »

I have a TV in my bedroom and I was looking for a way of watching movies recorded in the DVR I have in the living room (or the blu-ray player) without having to move the equipment or having to run cables and I ended up buying this:

http://www.zinwell.com.tw/dig_detail.php?productsid=406

It works like a charm and I'm really happy with my purchase. At first I was a bit hesitant as the manufacturer's website is not all that good but the equipment works perfectly fine.

A similar product I considered is this one (their site is a lot more informative):

http://www.hdflow.com/

I ended up buying the one I did just because I was able to go to a store close to where I live to get it.

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Re: The "I just bought" thread
« Reply #56 on: January 15, 2012, 03:04:29 PM »
I have a TV in my bedroom and I was looking for a way of watching movies recorded in the DVR I have in the living room (or the blu-ray player) without having to move the equipment or having to run cables and I ended up buying this:

http://www.zinwell.com.tw/dig_detail.php?productsid=406

It works like a charm and I'm really happy with my purchase. At first I was a bit hesitant as the manufacturer's website is not all that good but the equipment works perfectly fine.

How much was it, if you don't mind my asking?

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Re: The "I just bought" thread
« Reply #57 on: January 15, 2012, 05:30:53 PM »
How much was it, if you don't mind my asking?

I don't mind at all.  :serpico: It was about 200, which I believe is slightly cheaper than the hdflow. It was definitely not cheap but it solved the problem I had perfectly, and that makes it worth its price in my book.

By the way, I'm lead to believe that the actual technology inside the device is provided by a company called Amimon, and it seems to me that the same technology is being used by big name brands like Philips and Sony (http://www.amimon.com/Customers-Products), which was another reason my initial doubts about the problem were overcome.

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Re: The "I just bought" thread
« Reply #58 on: January 15, 2012, 07:04:48 PM »
Thanks. It definitely is an elegant solution (I just ran a cable on the wall myself). Good to know the product is out there.

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Re: The "I just bought" thread
« Reply #59 on: June 18, 2012, 02:33:15 PM »
Past 3 times I bid on the oriignal 5 track EP on vinyl (1 song is an Intro), I've always been outbid at the last minute ... now the album's been re-issued with bonus live tracks, so I gladly picked it up. I'm not big on re-issues unless it's done right or from the band/ source itself, which was the case with this one. On the down-side, I don't own the original which would cost me $140.00 but I own the re-issue at about half the price. Just came in the mail ...

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Re: The "I just bought" thread
« Reply #60 on: July 29, 2012, 04:09:35 PM »
I have a TV in my bedroom and I was looking for a way of watching movies recorded in the DVR I have in the living room (or the blu-ray player) without having to move the equipment or having to run cables and I ended up buying this:

http://www.zinwell.com.tw/dig_detail.php?productsid=406

Cool. This does seems really neat and would have solved my problem a while ago. I ended up running cat6 cable to my rooms that have TV which was so much of a hassle.



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Re: The "I just bought" thread
« Reply #61 on: March 01, 2014, 11:24:06 PM »
Haven't bought myself anything particular in a long time but saved up little by little for either a pair of earphones or a table tennis racket I wanted to build better suited to my game. My old on-ear's died on me last September and I was using crummy $15 earphones but then the cord snapped in Jan, so I took a month off music. Took the plunge for a pair of VSonic GR07's, they got delivered yesterday. So far they're taking getting used to because of the ear-piece thingie (that I might ditch) and I like how they came with extra buds (different sizes and types)

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Re: The "I just bought" thread
« Reply #62 on: March 21, 2014, 12:23:59 AM »
Here's the stuff I've picked up over the last few weeks:










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Re: The "I just bought" thread
« Reply #63 on: March 21, 2014, 02:27:46 AM »
you bought Ground Zeroes for both systems?

Prepare to be disappointed twice.

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Re: The "I just bought" thread
« Reply #64 on: March 22, 2014, 01:57:07 AM »
you bought Ground Zeroes for both systems?

Prepare to be disappointed twice.

I was very familiar with the length and everything else about the game before I bought it... and I'm not disappointed (shouldn't this be obvious for anyone hardcore enough to buy both versions?) Metal Gear is my favorite franchise and I always do everything there is to do in every installment. What can I say, I enjoy it. I've already put plenty of time into both versions and still have more to do. If I bought this solely for the story of the main missions then, yeah, I'd be disappointed. Fortunately for me, however, I'm not an idiot.



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