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Old 11-22-08, 09:24 AM   #1
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The "What are you getting the yourself for Christmas" thread

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Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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Old 11-22-08, 09:26 AM   #2
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An MC-E light for my bike and the related charger and batteries. Hopefully it'll be here soon!
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Old 11-22-08, 09:30 AM   #3
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Old 11-22-08, 09:36 AM   #4
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a nice warm cup of nada and maybe some jack squat.
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Old 11-22-08, 09:36 AM   #5
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a nice warm cup of nada and maybe some jack squat.
yep, that's my list too.
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Old 11-22-08, 09:39 AM   #6
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there must be more singles out there that will buy themselves a Christmas treat for themselves
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Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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Old 11-22-08, 09:41 AM   #7
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I'll most likely go wild and splurge on another month's mortgage payment.

I'm a wildman like that.
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Old 11-22-08, 09:41 AM   #8
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I guess I already did. Got some european triply cookware and a soccer jacket.
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Old 11-22-08, 09:42 AM   #9
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Old 11-22-08, 09:42 AM   #10
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The only people I buy Christmas presents for are my parents. I would like some nice fenders for my LHT, but I may get those before Christmas.
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Old 11-22-08, 10:06 AM   #11
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a nice warm cup of nada and maybe some jack squat.
That's probably my options, too. Maybe splurge on a digital camera or some trekking bars and new brake levers for my hybrid bike. Real gift more myself will be in January/Feb 2009, a Surly LHT (none in the local store right now).
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Old 11-22-08, 10:13 AM   #12
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Not single. Buying myself a Burley Nomad for Christmas. Already bought The Girl's presents.
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Old 11-22-08, 10:18 AM   #13
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looks like a carbon kuota frame, just found out my allez has a dent in the frame and the cranks and the wheel have a massive vertical hop and the handle bars might be bent
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Old 11-22-08, 10:22 AM   #14
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Old 11-22-08, 10:23 AM   #15
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Old 11-22-08, 11:57 AM   #16
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I'm getting myself an ipod touch. If I was smart I'd get a Nikon 1.8f 50mm lens, but I think I'll wait until my tax refund arrives in April.
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Old 11-22-08, 12:29 PM   #17
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Old 11-22-08, 12:33 PM   #18
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Old 11-22-08, 12:42 PM   #19
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Old 11-22-08, 01:13 PM   #20
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I tend to actually buy less around this time of the year, because it's just such a pain in the ass to go anywhere.

I just don't feel like standing in huge lines of people all falling all over each other to assuage their self-imposed guilt and go deeper into debt...
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Old 11-22-08, 01:19 PM   #21
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I'm going to Boston and maybe NYC between Christmas and New Years for vacation (actually for a fraternity conference from the the 27th to the 30th). If anyone is in the area, send me a PM. Maybe we can meet up for coffee or something.

Besides that, I might be getting myself a printer.
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Old 11-22-08, 01:25 PM   #22
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Getting some Sugino 75s and a bottom bracket. Asking for shorts, leg warmers, and a jersey, but I'll probably end up buying 'em myself.
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Old 11-22-08, 01:41 PM   #23
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If the market comes back a little.
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Old 11-22-08, 01:49 PM   #24
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Bought some supersoft red-purple-pink wool and will knit myself a sweater.

If I start now I might even have it ready by Christmas.
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Old 11-22-08, 02:05 PM   #25
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I want to get myself the hell out of Philly! but I dont think they sell that?
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