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    staring at the mountains superdex's Avatar
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    B-Day comin up, $100 budget. What do I want?

    (in Foo because I'm not sure I want something cycling related)

    So yeah, I have enough bike stuff to outfit a small army. I have a portable music device that works just fine (in fact I have two). I'm not a gamer. I'm not into sports memorabilia, so something like a Joe Sakic sweater would be "eh." (nothing against Joe). I look around the house and there's nothing I "need." (and I'm very thankful for that). And I'm not a massage/spa kinda guy either.

    But the wife is pretty insistent that I give her ideas. $100 max. Honestly I'd rather we save that hundy for our baby. But I know my wife, that won't fly. I have to come up with ideas. I'm stuck. Halp?

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    Prime rib at that fancy spot?

    A case of the 2009/2010 Stone Vertical bombers (investment opportunity there also)?

    A nice bottle of single malt scotch?

    Mad money for future races or events?

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    oooh, scotch. now that's an idea

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    A trailer/stroller to haul the new baby behind the bikes????

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wanderer View Post
    A trailer/stroller to haul the new baby behind the bikes????
    +1

    Or a fancy baby sling so daddy can carry the baby around in style
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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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    Overpriced booze or food is always good.

    Maybe tickets to a concert, although these days $100 doesn't even by great tickets.
    “Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm." (Churchill)

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    Quote Originally Posted by nekohime View Post
    +1

    Or a fancy baby sling so daddy can carry the baby around in style
    the bike-trailer is a good idea, I'm already setting expectations with the wife that he's getting a helmet for his 1st birthday to go on rides with Daddy

    and thanks to a very generous sister-in-law, already have a TON of baby stuff (though 95% is girls'; we're having a boy). One of those wonderful items is a baby bjorn. Hot Dog.

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    get one of those remote control, micro helicopter thingies. They look like fun.

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    staring at the mountains superdex's Avatar
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    have one. Still in the box it came in here in my office.

    ugh, see, not easy!

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    Condoms. Lots of condoms.
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    What's frightening is how coherent Hickey was in posting that.

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    Cheap weekend hiking trip?
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    Quote Originally Posted by AEO View Post
    you should learn to embrace change, and mock it's failings every step of the way :p

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    staring at the mountains superdex's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by nekohime View Post
    Cheap weekend hiking trip?
    oooh now yer talkin. I've been wanting to do a quick (1 night) credit card tour for a couple years now. Hmmmm

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    REI gift certificate.
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    Do you have a good camera to take photos of the baby?

    $100 extra could get you something you normally would not have bought.
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    So Tom only hires people that are nutty? Is part of the requirement to be a moderator on this site is that you have to be nuts??
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    Nice Vintage Port. Might even be able to get 2 bottles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by superdex View Post
    the bike-trailer is a good idea, I'm already setting expectations with the wife that he's getting a helmet for his 1st birthday to go on rides with Daddy

    and thanks to a very generous sister-in-law, already have a TON of baby stuff (though 95% is girls'; we're having a boy). One of those wonderful items is a baby bjorn. Hot Dog.
    Then don't waste any money on guy stuff. Once your son is born, you can buy all the stuff you want for him. It's the best excuse for not growing up ever.
    “Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm." (Churchill)

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    A hundred $1 hookers!

    Or perhaps fewer hookers, and spend some of the excess on blow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    a fifty $1 hookers!
    And $50 worth of antibiotics.
    fify

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    Another pair of bibs never hurts.
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    Two wheels good. Four wheels bad.

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    1 night at a nice B&B with an in-suite private hot tub.

    If that doesn't work for you, my bday is the end of May, so BFers can start pooling their money for my mini-vaca.
    i woke up one morning and i stepped out of bed | had to get a bike, had to paint it red
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    Quote Originally Posted by artifice View Post
    1 night at an okay B&B with an in-suite private hot tub, and several $1 hookers.
    Fixed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    A hundred $1 hookers!

    Or perhaps fewer hookers, and spend some of the excess on blow.
    I guess I'm out of the loop. you can get blow for $100?
    i woke up one morning and i stepped out of bed | had to get a bike, had to paint it red
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    Quote Originally Posted by artifice View Post
    I guess I'm out of the loop. you can get blow for $100?
    To be honest, you're not getting enough for all the hookers at that price. But as the economy went in the dumper, so did blow futures, so it's a real buyer's market out there.

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    I don't want to know how you know that.
    Quote Originally Posted by Wordbiker View Post

    What's frightening is how coherent Hickey was in posting that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hickeydog View Post
    Condoms. Lots of condoms.
    Actually, this isn't a bad idea, coming from someone who also has a new-ish baby who is still nursing and the "pill you can take while you nurse" isn't exactly the greatest idea.

    Quote Originally Posted by superdex View Post
    the bike-trailer is a good idea, I'm already setting expectations with the wife that he's getting a helmet for his 1st birthday to go on rides with Daddy

    and thanks to a very generous sister-in-law, already have a TON of baby stuff (though 95% is girls'; we're having a boy). One of those wonderful items is a baby bjorn. Hot Dog.
    I am not sure if you can get a comfortable trailer for $100 unless it's severely used, but I agree with the helmet idea, too.

    The Bjorn is awesome; just use it right away so you and baby both get used to it. We started using ours way too late and only used it twice.

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