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    AEO
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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. ;)
    http://sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com/arti...ger-photos.htm

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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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    A yellow lab puppy.

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    You Know!? For Kids! jsharr's Avatar
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    a nice warm cup of nada and maybe some jack squat.
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    a nice warm cup of nada and maybe some jack squat.
    yep, that's my list too.

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    there must be more singles out there that will buy themselves a Christmas treat for themselves
    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. ;)
    http://sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com/arti...ger-photos.htm

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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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    Ski, bike and wish I was gay.

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    The quieter you become... Falkon's Avatar
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    I guess I already did. Got some european triply cookware and a soccer jacket.
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    San Jose has to be the most boring place I've ever been. And I live in Ohio.

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    a job

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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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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by AEO View Post
    there must be more singles out there that will buy themselves a Christmas treat for themselves
    Not single. Buying myself a Burley Nomad for Christmas. Already bought The Girl's presents.

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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
    how to tape your bars http://www.flickr.com/photos/89572419@N00/sets/72157629279270681/

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    People whose sig line does not include a jsharr quote annoy me.

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    Not a blasted thing.
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    Some sort of pithy irrelevant one-liner should go here.

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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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    A trip to CO

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    A kayak.
    "harder" is not a very good safeword.

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    A bunch of bike stuff--dahon piccolo folding bike plus accessories including a kickfix luggage system, new saddle, new ergon grips (the ergon grips next year though, as I want the new ones with ultra long barends). Whoa, expensive. But this year, I earned it.
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    you should learn to embrace change, and mock it's failings every step of the way :p

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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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    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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    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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    rollers.

    If the market comes back a little.

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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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    I want to get myself the hell out of Philly! but I dont think they sell that?
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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