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JD10367
09-24-2009, 02:50 PM
So, my birthday is coming up. Not that I give a shit about it. Nor does anyone else I know. Not that I know many people.

However, my parents, despite the fact that I am now in my 40s, always send a Hallmark card and a few Benjamins my way. Which, frankly, aside from making it through another year without dying, is the only reason I look forward to my birthday.

I've determined to do something totally useless with the money. Here are my options, and I figured I'd get some input.

1.) Buy a PS3. The pros: I don't have a Blu-Ray player. The cons: I only have a 32" 720p, so I don't really need a Blu-Ray player. Pro: it's a good game machine. Con: I rarely play games any more. Hell, I have a PS2 that has a thick layer of dust on it; I last used it when I was halfway through "GTA: Vice City", I think.

2.) Buy a wireless printer/scanner/copier/fax. We don't have a printer connected to the computer because my stupid-ass cat eats electrical wires. So it would be useful. On the other hand, we rarely print anything, and don't have space in the apartment for it.

3.) Buy an iPod Touch. Pro: they're pretty cheap now. Con: I already have an iPod Nano and so does the wife. I wouldn't get a wireless plan for it, but could mooch off Wi-Fi hotspots in malls and bookstores and coffee shops.

4.) Blow it at the casino. But I do that all the time anyway.

5.) Another idea. Not a prostitute, though, the wife would frown on that.

JD10367
09-24-2009, 02:52 PM
I voted "other". Not that I know what the "other" would be. I'd buy Patriots tickets, if the team didn't suck so bad now.

Dicky McElephant
09-24-2009, 02:53 PM
PS3

JD10367
09-24-2009, 03:00 PM
Oh, I could also use some sort of backup storage for my computer (e.g. off-board hard drive to protect my pics and docs). And I could use a new digital camera (my old one has something on the lens, but it's on the inside of the camera).

Is the PS3 backwards-compatible? Can it play regular DVDS? PS2 games? PS1 games?

Fat Elvis
09-24-2009, 03:01 PM
Getting cash with birthday cards in your 40s...Mom and Dad's not so subtle way of saying you're a loser.

JD10367
09-24-2009, 03:02 PM
Getting cash with birthday cards in your 40s...Mom and Dad's not so subtle way of saying you're a loser.

Yes, but that wasn't up for debate here. I didn't ask whether I was a loser or not. I already know the answer to that question. I asked what to do with the money. Stay on topic.

SDChiefs
09-24-2009, 03:03 PM
PS3. You may not play games much because you only have a PS2. When you see what the PS3 is capable of you will feel like a kid again. I stopped playing games for a long time too until I bought my PS3. Now I play whenever I have free time.

Dicky McElephant
09-24-2009, 03:05 PM
Oh, I could also use some sort of backup storage for my computer (e.g. off-board hard drive to protect my pics and docs). And I could use a new digital camera (my old one has something on the lens, but it's on the inside of the camera).

Is the PS3 backwards-compatible? Can it play regular DVDS? PS2 games? PS1 games?

Not unless you get one of the very first versions to come out. It'll play regular DVDs....just not PS2 and PS1 games.

CosmicPal
09-24-2009, 03:10 PM
Loan it to me. I'll pay you pack on your next birthday.

JD10367
09-24-2009, 03:15 PM
Not unless you get one of the very first versions to come out. It'll play regular DVDs....just not PS2 and PS1 games.

Hmm. That's okay, though. I have two TVs set up in the parlor, one HD and one tube, so I could leave the PS2 on the tube and hook the PS3 up to the HD.

JD10367
09-24-2009, 03:16 PM
Loan it to me. I'll pay you pack on your next birthday.

I see what you did there.

Hog Farmer
09-24-2009, 03:18 PM
You should spend it on condoms. We don't want you reproducing.

Molitoth
09-24-2009, 03:22 PM
Hookers.

Sofa King
09-24-2009, 03:23 PM
buy a fleshlight.

Buck
09-24-2009, 03:23 PM
Buy 2 PS3s.

Buck
09-24-2009, 03:23 PM
buy a fleshlight.

He might accidentally the whole thing.

AustinChief
09-24-2009, 03:26 PM
Buy one of those sweeping robots... a roomba! Not because it cleans the house but mostly just to piss off the cat.

Iowanian
09-24-2009, 03:27 PM
Give $100 to Chiefsplanet, and send the rest to your ole Pal Iowanian for "life coaching".

JD10367
09-24-2009, 03:27 PM
You should spend it on condoms. We don't want you reproducing.

Wow. That's really harsh. That's mean. I'm truly hurt.

Well, actually, I would be truly hurt. If I actually knew you and gave a shit.

Actually, now that I think more about it, even if I actually knew you I wouldn't be hurt. I mean, really. You jerk off pigs for a living.

Hookers.

You didn't read the rules. No hookers. My wife might Lorena Bobbitt me.

buy a fleshlight.

Are they hard to clean? They're not too expensive, though, so I could maybe buy ten of 'em and throw 'em out after a while. How long does it take to fill one up?

JD10367
09-24-2009, 03:29 PM
Buy one of those sweeping robots... a roomba! Not because it cleans the house but mostly just to piss off the cat.

Hmm. That has potential. But I'd probably go for something I can remote control, like a tank or something. That way I could actively go after them with it.

Iowanian
09-24-2009, 03:29 PM
Couples massage.....

Guaranteed happy ending, even if she has to do it at home after.

Hog Farmer
09-24-2009, 03:34 PM
Sorry, I didn't mean to hurt your feelings.















Still, Please don't reproduce!

loochy
09-24-2009, 03:34 PM
He might accidentally the whole thing.

He might acidentally what the whole thing? Eat it? Destroy it? Sell it? I want to know what creative action verb you so cruelly left out of your [partial] sentence.

Just Passin' By
09-24-2009, 03:43 PM
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JD10367
09-24-2009, 03:45 PM
Okay, so the possibilities now include:

PS3
wireless printer
iPod Touch
lose it at a casino
Patriots tickets
backup storage for computer
digital camera
give it to *insert CPer's name here*
condoms
hookers
fleshlight
Roomba
donate it to CP/Austin
couples massage

Now, what's cool is, I'm noticing a trend. Some of these can actually be combined into the same experience. Note the highlights.

PS3
wireless printer
iPod Touch
lose it at a casino
Patriots tickets
backup storage for computer
digital camera
give it to *insert CPer's name here*
condoms
hookers
fleshlight
Roomba
donate it to CP/Austin
couples massage

I think a plan might be forming...

Jilly
09-24-2009, 03:52 PM
strip club....I'll let you buy me a lap dance

Ebolapox
09-24-2009, 03:53 PM
Not unless you get one of the very first versions to come out. It'll play regular DVDs....just not PS2 and PS1 games.

true and false.

I have the 80 gig version, and have had it for a year or so. it's backward-compatible. the new slimline ps3, however, is NOT backward compatible.

CoMoChief
09-24-2009, 03:53 PM
PS3 because you're also getting a Blu ray player.

2 birds.....1 stone......great buy.

JD10367
09-24-2009, 03:53 PM
strip club....I'll let you buy me a lap dance

If you come to Providence, sure. We've got some good ones here, at least according to the local sports heroes. Mo Vaughn loved the Foxy Lady....

Iowanian
09-24-2009, 03:55 PM
I'd buy some new camoflage and a high end vibrator...that way, if your wife doesn't like the hunting you'll be doing this fall, she can eff herself and be pleased to be on her journey.

Jilly
09-24-2009, 03:56 PM
I'd buy some new camoflage and a high end vibrator...that way, if your wife doesn't like the hunting you'll be doing this fall, she can eff herself and be pleased to be on her journey.

I like this idea....

In fact, for any of you fellas, if you plan to spend a lot of money on yourself that will take you away for any length of time, this is a great idea.

Jilly
09-24-2009, 03:57 PM
If you come to Providence, sure. We've got some good ones here, at least according to the local sports heroes. Mo Vaughn loved the Foxy Lady....

You can send me the money and I'll send you pictures.

TinyEvel
09-24-2009, 04:03 PM
Here's some quick info on the PS3 (click the feature hilights

http://www.us.playstation.com/PS3/dearplaystation/

Another thing to consider is that the blu-ray player also up-res's the DVDs for better pic than the dvd player. I have a 720p 32" in my office and it DOES make a difference how it looks, believe it or not. Plus, you never know what kind of TV you'll be getting in the future. PS3's firmware is updatable, so as blu-ray player features get added it can accommodate them. ANd you can hook it up to the web via built-in wi-fi and browse the web on your TV and load pics, music played through your entertainment center if you have one.

Sofa King
09-24-2009, 04:03 PM
you could always invest it in the stock market!

i hear fleshlight sales are skyrocketing... maybe invest in em?

JD10367
09-24-2009, 04:04 PM
Upgrade the Red Ryder BB gun to somthing that wont just put your eye out.

I've thought about weaponry. And I've been waiting for the obligatory "buy a gun and kill yourself" response from someone. But the trouble is, I don't believe in suicide, and I have a very short temper. If life is troubling you, killing yourself won't help: killing the people pissing you off, on the other hand, would help tremendously. So, in short, me + weaponry = a quick trip to the hoosegow for multiple murder raps.

On the other hand, some tasers would be cool. I'd still get in trouble, but it wouldn't be a capital offense.

JD10367
09-24-2009, 04:06 PM
You can send me the money and I'll send you pictures.

How much do you need? Actually, I'd need to know what you look like because, the higher your level of hotness, the more money I'd send to get some good pics back. Are we talking girl-on-girl lapdance?

JD10367
09-24-2009, 04:06 PM
ANd you can hook it up to the web via built-in wi-fi and browse the web on your TV and load pics, music played through your entertainment center if you have one.

Ooh, tell me more about this feature. I don't have a wireless router, but I do have a cable modem.

TinyEvel
09-24-2009, 04:11 PM
Ooh, tell me more about this feature. I don't have a wireless router, but I do have a cable modem.

PS3 is also a web browser. THere is wi-fi built in, but if you don't have a wi-fi set up in your house you cna ethernet into the back of it. internet connection opens a floodgate of content for your PS3 THe PlayStation store has downloadable TV shows and movies, free game demos, downloadable games like PS1 classics etc.

See this ad here:

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The pics/videos/music is your own content you can upload to the PS3's 120G hard drive and have a slideshow on your TV during parties, etc.

Buck
09-24-2009, 04:19 PM
The good thing about the PS3 is that it only does everything,

So pretty much can do anything any of those other items can do.

JD10367
09-24-2009, 04:20 PM
PS3 is also a web browser. THere is wi-fi built in, but if you don't have a wi-fi set up in your house you cna ethernet into the back of it.

Okay, we're digressing a bit here, but... I grew up with an Atari 2600 and a Commodore 64, so I need more specifics.

My cable modem seems to have multiple holes in the back, of which I'm only using one. Do I take it that, with a long-ass cable, I can hard-wire the PS3 into the modem? 'Cause I also have a TiVo but, from what I understand, you can't go directly from the TiVo into a cable modem but instead have to have a wireless router and some crap-ass doohickey on the TiVo. For that matter, I also have a Wii which is not connected to the Internet for the same reason. (Although the Wii did work once, 'cause I bought a small wireless USB-port stick that is actually designed for some defunct Nintendo handheld, and it did work with the Wii once but won't any more.)

I suppose I need a computer guru. Or a wireless router, to get all this stuff to work (TiVo, Wii, possible future PS3)...

Buck
09-24-2009, 04:21 PM
Jesus Christ,

You don't have a router?

I think I know what you need to buy w/ your money.

Ebolapox
09-24-2009, 04:22 PM
Jesus Christ,

You don't have a router?

I think I know what you need to buy w/ your money.

hell, he can get a cheap router and the ps3 both depending on how much cash his folks send.

Jilly
09-24-2009, 04:22 PM
How much do you need? Actually, I'd need to know what you look like because, the higher your level of hotness, the more money I'd send to get some good pics back. Are we talking girl-on-girl lapdance?

You won't be disappointed.

jidar
09-24-2009, 04:24 PM
If you rarely play games and want Blu-Ray then PS3 is the obvious choice.

JD10367
09-24-2009, 04:25 PM
You won't be disappointed.

Well, if you can guarantee girl-on-girl lapdance, and e-mail me a pic of yourself, I'll let you know how much I'll send your way. What's a lapdance go for in KC? From a decent looking chick, not an ugly skank. I'd want quality. Do you have a digital camera for both still and MPEG video? I could send that too, if not. :)

luv
09-24-2009, 04:29 PM
Save it and take your wife on a cruise.
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Dicky McElephant
09-24-2009, 04:29 PM
Yeah....we need to know how much money was sent. You could be getting multiple things instead of just one.

Dicky McElephant
09-24-2009, 04:29 PM
Save it and take your wife on a cruise.
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LAME!

luv
09-24-2009, 04:30 PM
LAME!

I am pretty sure his wife would be grateful. ;)
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Ebolapox
09-24-2009, 04:33 PM
I am pretty sure his wife would be grateful. ;)
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he's married. we both know he's not getting laid at this point, so taking her on a cruise so She can have sex with a sailor, errr, bartender, isn't the best way to spend the money. hell, he may as well invest in a fleshlight.

Jilly
09-24-2009, 04:36 PM
Well, if you can guarantee girl-on-girl lapdance, and e-mail me a pic of yourself, I'll let you know how much I'll send your way. What's a lapdance go for in KC? From a decent looking chick, not an ugly skank. I'd want quality. Do you have a digital camera for both still and MPEG video? I could send that too, if not. :)

What's your idea of "decent" looking? Our experience here in KC has been touch and go....so I might have to do some more research first. I definitely have the camera. And I can guarantee girl on girl, I don't go to the other kind of strip club. Like I said, you won't be disappointed.

Dicky McElephant
09-24-2009, 04:36 PM
What's your idea of "decent" looking? Our experience here in KC has been touch and go....so I might have to do some more research first. I definitely have the camera. And I can guarantee girl on girl, I don't go to the other kind of strip club. Like I said, you won't be disappointed.

I require $100 or I'm telling Sully. :D

Jilly
09-24-2009, 04:39 PM
I require $100 or I'm telling Sully. :D

Probably no need to keep you quiet, he's probably already spotted this thread and will see my subtle hinting at what I'd like our Friday night plans to be.

Dicky McElephant
09-24-2009, 04:39 PM
Probably no need to keep you quiet, he's probably already spotted this thread and will see my subtle hinting at what I'd like our Friday night plans to be.

Lucky bastard.

JD10367
09-24-2009, 04:45 PM
Save it and take your wife on a cruise.
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Actually, we already cruise a lot. We go on cruises twice a year. My wife really loves them.

he's married. we both know he's not getting laid at this point, so taking her on a cruise so she can have sex with a sailor, errr, bartender, isn't the best way to spend the money. hell, he may as well invest in a fleshlight.

:cuss: GOD DAMMIT! NOW I KNOW WHY SHE LOVES CRUISING SO MUCH!!!

Ebolapox
09-24-2009, 04:48 PM
Actually, we already cruise a lot. We go on cruises twice a year. My wife really loves them.



:cuss: GOD DAMMIT! NOW I KNOW WHY SHE LOVES CRUISING SO MUCH!!!

heh.

Lumpy
09-24-2009, 04:48 PM
Probably no need to keep you quiet, he's probably already spotted this thread and will see my subtle hinting at what I'd like our Friday night plans to be.

Busted. LMAO

Jilly, if ur ever in Council Bluffs, IA go to The Playhouse... fully nude and they might pull u on stage. Way better entertainment than topless IMO. ;)

JD10367
09-24-2009, 04:49 PM
Yeah....we need to know how much money was sent. You could be getting multiple things instead of just one.

That's true. I won't get a card until next week. I'm hoping it's enough for the PS3 and the fleshlight and with some left over to send to Austin for server funds as well as to Jilly for some lapdance pics. And the beauty of it is, I can enjoy them all at the same time: I can access CP, feeling secure and happy that I helped donate money, and then I can download my lapdance pics and use the fleshlight. :) Sounds like a pretty decent weekend!

Jilly
09-24-2009, 05:00 PM
Busted. LMAO

Jilly, if ur ever in Council Bluffs, IA go to The Playhouse... fully nude and they might pull u on stage. Way better entertainment than topless IMO. ;)

Yeah, but you're there, so what other entertainment would I need?

Sure-Oz
09-24-2009, 05:15 PM
Save it for a vacay

JD10367
09-24-2009, 06:14 PM
Save it for a vacay

That's way too practical and non-wasteful. :shake:

BigMeatballDave
09-24-2009, 08:05 PM
Send it here: 71 23rd St. NW :D

Sure-Oz
09-24-2009, 08:08 PM
That's way too practical and non-wasteful. :shake:

thats what i did with mine, but i havent been on a real vacay in a few years, im due

im talkin all inclusive package and get wasted and be by the beach for a week would be great


as for wasting it, just go to best buy im sure you'll find some good stuff, start with the ps3

boogblaster
09-24-2009, 08:10 PM
get laid and be somebody

Bwana
09-24-2009, 08:36 PM
Buy a big tited hooker.

Simply Red
09-24-2009, 10:11 PM
I'd definitely give it to some Native Americans.

dred
09-24-2009, 11:45 PM
xbox360!

more games available and the xboxlive streaming feature for netflix movies is pretty damn addicting.

Short Leash Hootie
09-25-2009, 01:34 AM
I think he should give it to us...for pissing on us Chiefs fans when he discarded the idea of buying Pats tickets because they "suck" now...

Really dude? On this site? Come on.

KCChiefsMan
09-25-2009, 03:35 AM
buy a rim and save up for the other 3

JD10367
09-25-2009, 07:14 AM
I think he should give it to us...for pissing on us Chiefs fans when he discarded the idea of buying Pats tickets because they "suck" now...

Really dude? On this site? Come on.

Turn on your Sarcasm-O-Meter.

I would never not buy Patriots tickets because "they suck now".

(I wouldn't buy them 'cause they're around $170 a whack.)

Short Leash Hootie
09-25-2009, 08:02 AM
Turn on your Sarcasm-O-Meter.

I would never not buy Patriots tickets because "they suck now".

(I wouldn't buy them 'cause they're around $170 a whack.)

I was just clownin', dawg!

JD10367
09-25-2009, 09:39 AM
I was just clownin', dawg!

I've been a Pats fan since my teens, in the early 80s. I've seen 'em suck, get good, get blown out in a Super Bowl, suck, get good, get blown out in a Super Bowl, suck, get good, win three Super Bowls. I'm sure "suck" will be around again soon, as it always is for all teams. I'm hoping they drop the ticket prices at that point, so I can actually afford to see a game, LOL.

BY1401
09-25-2009, 09:45 AM
How much do Realdolls cost nowadays?

JD10367
09-25-2009, 10:05 AM
How much do Realdolls cost nowadays?

I dunno, ask Rod Grader over at PatriotsPlanet. They probably cost a lot more than my parents are sending, though. Of course, I can "rent" a "real" one for what they're sending.

Hmm... We are going on a cruise to Amsterdam next May... Maybe I should save the money until then, at least they're regulated over there...

Jilly
09-25-2009, 09:07 PM
Busted. LMAO

Jilly, if ur ever in Council Bluffs, IA go to The Playhouse... fully nude and they might pull u on stage. Way better entertainment than topless IMO. ;)

FYI, Lumpy, it's Friday and I'm at home. :(

ilovemichaelsettle
09-25-2009, 09:21 PM
i say porn, but what do i know? lol :P

Lumpy
09-26-2009, 10:51 AM
FYI, Lumpy, it's Friday and I'm at home. :(

No good Jilly. No good. :shake:

Rain Man
09-26-2009, 11:06 AM
Have you considered taping the money to your genitals and then running through a Mary Kay cosmetics convention?

JD10367
09-26-2009, 11:10 AM
Have you considered taping the money to your genitals and then running through a Mary Kay cosmetics convention?

No, but I could tape them to my genitals and then tell my wife that's where the money's at. I like it! :)