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Bait
19-10-2005, 07:25 AM
Alright I'm extremely bored and definately do not want to start my spanish homework...so I decided to start this thread :)

Just post something you have purchased recently and put pictures up or what ever. It can be anything like a bottle of water to a new computer. (like it really matters, most of these threads are just an excuse for spam or a way for me to brag about my trip! ;) )

I'll start but no pictures until tomorrow

1: Trip to Bahamas (end of senior year...going with tons of friends!)
2: New golf driver (Callaway Big Bertha ti 454) got a really good deal on it as it was slightly used by some guy at the local course/range

deviljet88
19-10-2005, 07:28 AM
Sony NW-HD5.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v149/deviljet88/Picture1.jpg

Wireless Mouse

http://www.logitech.com/lang/images/0/7327.jpg

Ranman
19-10-2005, 10:55 AM
Since I Stayed at my summer house and I don't clean the house often
I bought a Asian House boy to clean and cook for me
Liam sold him to me at a great bargan price

Richard
19-10-2005, 03:23 PM
I like the wireless mouse, but I don't agree with how much they cost. Besides, I hear if you have multiple computers in the same room (which I do) the connection or whatever the tech word is, might go bonkers.

I also like the wireless keyboard. To answer the topic's question, I just or I'm going to I should say, purchase that Audrey Hepburn biography written by her son Sean Ferrer. It's getting great reviews and its got loads of pictures.

Foeni
19-10-2005, 03:52 PM
DVD's:

Meet The Fockers
O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Out Of Sight
The Peacemaker.

Asudai
19-10-2005, 03:58 PM
I have recently made similar purchases deviljet:


http://images.amazon.com/images/P/B0006HTPQ2.01._SCLZZZZZZZ_.jpg
and:
http://www.logitech.com/lang/images/0/3854.jpg

and so far I'm happy with both. with the exception of the fact that the little wheel on the mouse doesn't work with all my games like it should:mad:

apoggy
19-10-2005, 04:00 PM
I just bought

http://213.86.44.71/catalog/images-full/27501011_L.jpg

and

http://www.wherewordswork.com/cravendale.jpg
Whole milk, none of this (semi) skimmed shit.

Sarah
19-10-2005, 04:07 PM
Bought this on Sunday.

Genius invention. Don't know how I lived without it!

http://images-eu.amazon.com/images/P/B0007V9IOQ.02.LZZZZZZZ.jpg

AureaMediocritas
19-10-2005, 05:08 PM
This http://users.pandora.be/hoegaarden/images/ober3.gif

12 times. Mmmh yummy.

Hazzle
19-10-2005, 06:13 PM
http://www.fonebox.com/images_devices/k750i.jpg

This. And I ripped off the salesman too.

Digital_Ice
19-10-2005, 07:45 PM
I bought Age of Mythology recently, to get me in the mood for Age of Empires III - wooh! its quite good. although the scenario editor is bloody confusing.

not the most interesting of purchases i know, so i'll quit now.

Kelsey
19-10-2005, 07:48 PM
I'm so broke, it's not even funny. The last thing I bought was a fucking bus pass, and that was two weeks ago.

Liam
19-10-2005, 11:14 PM
Recent being within the last 6 weeks:

iPod Photo
New Computer (look in the specs thread for details)
WOW gamecards
Opeth CDs
Slab of VB
Last night's pizza

DefyingGravity
20-10-2005, 12:26 AM
I bought Age of Mythology recently, to get me in the mood for Age of Empires III - wooh! its quite good. although the scenario editor is bloody confusing.

not the most interesting of purchases i know, so i'll quit now.

My sister has that game, she loves it so much. I get so lost and confused during games like that, though.

Asudai
20-10-2005, 04:55 AM
Just bought Breaking Benjamin and Smile Empty Soul tickets!

Also recently bought Indigo Prophecy for xbox, and loved it ^^'

Ashley
20-10-2005, 06:51 AM
albums off the internet
a new hoodie
and a plane ticket to Ireland. WOOT

acliff
20-10-2005, 10:38 PM
http://www.fonebox.com/images_devices/k750i.jpg

This. And I ripped off the salesman too.

Ripped off the salesman? How exactly?
Because phones salesmen are working with products with insane amounts of markup.

marine
21-10-2005, 07:34 PM
http://scally.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/mini_muffins_flexipan_vue_1.jpg

one of those for me (which is something anybody needs after a civil law class on a friday afternoon) and one apple pie (slightly smaller) for my sister

http://scally.typepad.com/cest_moi_qui_lai_fait/tarte_aux_pommes_gabrielle.jpg

and card for my wireless, I don't have nay pictures, though.

DefyingGravity
22-10-2005, 12:57 AM
http://myvideostore.com/images/movies/medium/MCA_D23156D.jpg

http://www.clapton-online.com/clapton/news/img/dvd_concert_for_george.jpg

http://www.endsvillemovie.com/images/origcheez.gif

DragonRat
22-10-2005, 02:46 AM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v449/jahn0603/MIsc/hf118ck.jpg

acliff
22-10-2005, 08:16 AM
You got a set of grado HF-1s?
You lucky bastard...

Hazzle
22-10-2005, 12:44 PM
Ripped off the salesman? How exactly?
Because phones salesmen are working with products with insane amounts of markup.

Appreciated but I didn't buy the phone, was free with contract, and having looked around at various contracts, this one seemed to suit me best. I did my own research, didn't just go for the contract recommended as I know they get signing bonuses for signing customers up with certain networks.

However I also managed to get accessories worth £70 for free too. The catch was, the guy wanted me to sign up for phone insurance. He even called the manager when I baulked at that, the manager came over, tried to "puppy dog close" by offering to pay the first month's insurance premium.

Then he tried to "fear close" me but I was having none of it, threatened to walk out and leave, think it over, maybe go elsewhere, and then he renegotiated. In the end, I got the accessories, without the insurance, which I didn't want, and the phone and the contract I wanted.

Put it this way, the salesman was made to jump through some hoops, as was the manager, I got what I wanted, at a price (in terms of the contract) I was happy with. The manager went from being quite aggressive with me to being very timid, almost depressed, with the next customer, and the salesman looked desperate.

I realise a great part of this is "bleeding" and at the end of the day, the salesman's job is to make you think you got a good deal, I do it all the time, but the difference is, I got what I wanted, and they didn't get everything they wanted. The one thing a salesman hates is losing control to the customer and I took it from him, which was so much fun.

Makes it hard to hate on the buyers I have to deal with though...

Jasmine
22-10-2005, 11:12 PM
I just bought Blender magazine. Natalie Portman is sex.

http://tinypic.com/eu1tfo.jpg

Scott
23-10-2005, 01:22 PM
I bought a new car stereo a few weeks back.
It's a Pioneer DEH-2750MP CD/MP3 player for those who are interested.

Digital_Ice
09-11-2005, 10:51 AM
right then, now i've got my camera working. This arrived on the 3rd November.

http://www.blackparadox.co.uk/personal/aoeiii.jpg

wooh!

and this arrived this morning;

http://www.reddwarfshop.co.uk/images/series7.jpg

ryan
09-11-2005, 01:15 PM
a few additional poker books to the collection, a 55" hdtv, inspiron 9300 laptop w/ 6800 series video card, various amounts of booze, battlefield 2, and a logitech joystick are my most recent purchases that i can remember.

Pygmalion
10-11-2005, 01:50 AM
I bought what I always spend my money on:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v618/aristogeiton/rumcaptmorop.jpg

and

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v618/aristogeiton/marlboro_lights.gif

Bait
12-11-2005, 03:16 AM
I bought what I always spend my money on:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v618/aristogeiton/rumcaptmorop.jpg



i forgot to include alcohol on recent purchases...oct 31 my friend and i killed a bottle of captain at a halloween party and that night i also decided to stock up (im underage...had a friend buy for me) so i picked up 4 handles of smirnoff and 2 30 packs and the bottle of captain. now im about to go out and get rid of those 30 packs :)

i also went to the mall and picked out soem clothes with the help of my close girlfriend. i'll get picks of everything (including the stuff i first posted) this weekend

Jacoby
15-11-2005, 04:36 AM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v258/devendra87/car.jpg
and a new speedometer cable, new brake drums, new brake shoes, new brake pads for the front, an oil change, and:
http://www2.panasonic.com/static//LargerPhoto/CQ-C1301U.jpg
becase there was no audio at all...and that was torture.

I'm buying Mario Kart DS tomorrow.

Digital_Ice
27-01-2006, 06:34 PM
yayay!!

my new x-black

http://www.blackparadox.co.uk/personal/x-black.jpg

marine
27-01-2006, 06:50 PM
yayay!!

my new x-black


for which you revived an old thread :p . Congrats for the screen (is it anything special?)

Digital_Ice
28-01-2006, 12:22 AM
hreh, tis minted.

your samsung? is that the syncmaster?

if so, as i recall, they are pretty much identical...

Samsung SyncMaster 970P
19'' - 250 cd/m² Brightness - 1000:1 Contrast ratio - 6ms responce time - 0.29mm Dot Pitch - Maximum resolution: 1280 x 1024 - Maximum refresh rate: 75Hz - DVI-I & HD-15 Inteface - 178° viewing angle

Sony SDM-HS95P
19" - 450 cd/m² Brightness - 1000:1 Contrast ratio - 12ms responce time - 0.29mm Dot Pitch - Maximum resolution: 1280 x 1024 - Maximum refresh rate: 75Hz - DVI-I & HD-15 Inteface - 178° viewing angle

ok, so mines brighter but its an x-black. and yours is a faster responce time.

so see, they are pretty much equal!! :p

and yes i revived an old thread, tis a good thread.

anyway....

Kelsey
28-01-2006, 12:42 AM
I bought my new "Teach Yourself Afrikaans" to build off of learning dutch. I don't have a picture.

acliff
29-01-2006, 02:17 AM
I got a T-Mobile Vario:
http://www.infosyncworld.net/resources/products/t-mobile/t-mobile_mda_vario_p00.jpg

A Logitech MX1000 laser mouse:
http://reviews.designtechnica.com/images/reviews/1820/20041005_2136291.gif

Ong Bak (the greatest martial arts film of all time, probably):
http://images-eu.amazon.com/images/P/B0007U1NUY.03.LZZZZZZZ.jpg

And a little more in the past, I bought a Pure Evoke 2xt digital radio:
http://www.puredigital.com/images/jpg/Products600/VL-60753.jpg

and 2 black belt taekwondo suits.
So not much then. I've probably forgotten some.

Digital_Ice
30-01-2006, 04:25 PM
http://www.blackparadox.co.uk/personal/sai.jpg

mwahahaha!

EmotionSickness
30-01-2006, 04:49 PM
I wish I was rich like Cliffy. My last proper purchase was the Beavis and Butthead 'Mike Judge Collection' dvd's for my dad's birthday.

http://images.amazon.com/images/P/B000B5XOWU.01._SCLZZZZZZZ_.jpg

Yeah.

acliff
31-01-2006, 09:21 PM
I wish I was rich like Cliffy. My last proper purchase was the Beavis and Butthead 'Mike Judge Collection' dvd's for my dad's birthday.

I wouldn't say I was rich, I just have a blatant disregard for the value of money.

Digital_Ice
02-02-2006, 06:03 PM
bout bloody time, only two months after purchase....

http://www.blackparadox.co.uk/personal/lethal.jpg

....i really should spend my money more productivly

Mandy
02-02-2006, 07:06 PM
Don't piss off Ice, he'll bring out his daggers and swords.

acliff
03-02-2006, 01:36 AM
bout bloody time, only two months after purchase....

http://www.blackparadox.co.uk/personal/lethal.jpg

....i really should spend my money more productivly

You should probably start learning to use them

Mandy
03-02-2006, 02:06 AM
He must be compensating for something else.

"My, what a big sword you have..."

Digital_Ice
03-02-2006, 10:09 AM
You should probably start learning to use them

hreh, funny you should say that. i am currently looking for a ju jitsu trainer.

Tabrasa
03-02-2006, 01:59 PM
Digital, here's the contact information for my Shidoshi's schools. I was in a branch dojo in Berlin, but I know there are at least 30 dojo's throughout the UK. If neither of these are close, let me know where you are and I can probably locate a school close to you. Brin is former SAS, and an awesome instructor.

Shadow Warrior Ninjutsu Society (Chester and London)
Brin 14th dan and Natasha Tomarkin Morgan 14th dan
(recommended)
Tom Iddon 10th Dan Ray Price 8th dan Andy Tenn 8th Dan
PO Box 22; Rock Ferry, WIRRAL, Merseyside l42 4RR
phone: (+44) 151 644 6137
Email: SWNinjutsu@aol.com

Tabrasa

http://www.bujinkanbritain.org/


Edit to add web link: http://www.togakure.co.uk/

Digital_Ice
03-02-2006, 03:59 PM
cheers!!

Liam
05-02-2006, 09:50 AM
Recently (within the last 3 months) purchased:

Samsung 913B 19 inch LCD 8ms
Second workstation for servers and rendering - AMD 64 3200+, 2gb RAM, GeForce6600GT
Thrustmaster Cougar HOTAS joystick
CH Products Pro Rudder Pedals
TrackIR4 with 6DOF expansion
SkypeOut credit (brilliant)

Will be putting a deposit on a Mitsubishi Verada quite soon, as well as house shopping. gg work promotion.

Bait
16-02-2006, 12:04 AM
alright i finally took the time to take pictures of some of the stuff i said i bought (i threw in my ski gear because i bought them like a month after the driver...i just never mentioned it :icon_redf )

here is my ski gear: Salomon 1080 Foil boots (i love them...go great with my Foil skis :) ) and my goggles for this year which are spy blizzard with bronze mirror frames and the extra lense is in the box.
http://server4.ihostphotos.com/imgt/27471.jpg (http://server4.ihostphotos.com/show.php?id=27471)

this is part of the alcohol i had. picture 3 more 30 packs (2 keystone 1 bud light) and 4 handles of smirnoff vodka (2 plain, 1 raspberry and 1 vanilla)
http://server4.ihostphotos.com/imgt/27472.jpg (http://server4.ihostphotos.com/show.php?id=27472)

and heres the driver i bought the first time i made this post
Callaway big bertha ti 454
http://server4.ihostphotos.com/imgt/27475.jpg (http://server4.ihostphotos.com/show.php?id=27475)

acliff
16-02-2006, 01:59 AM
I just bought 3 books, a PC wireless remote control, 25 blank DVD-Rs, and a high back leather chair. Everything is fantastic except for the hit on the credit card.

Tabrasa
16-02-2006, 02:03 AM
20-inch widescreen LCD computer monitor (Dell 2005FPW) number three. All three PC's are now kicking it widescreen. Now time to piece by piece upgrade all the PC's in the house... joy joy!

Tab

Scott
17-02-2006, 02:48 AM
Since I got paid this week:
-Indiana Jones: The Ultimate DVD Collection
-GUN (Xbox)
-Call of Duty 2 (Xbox)
-Foo Fighters: The Colour and the Shape (CD)
-Guns n' Roses: LIVE ERA '87-'93 (CD)

I work night shift, so I need something to keep my busy on my nights off.

Jacoby
17-02-2006, 02:55 AM
http://images.amazon.com/images/P/B00006JLX4.01._SCLZZZZZZZ_.jpg

48 songs that I haven't heard yet for 15 bucks. :)

&

http://images.amazon.com/images/P/B0000D9PNX.01._SCLZZZZZZZ_.jpg


Got them both on Amazon. I QuAlIFiEd FoR tHe SuPeR SavEr FrEe ShiPPingwooooo!

Mandy
24-02-2006, 04:09 PM
A girl can't live without her bcbg's. They're hella expensive but I got lucky yesterday and found some on a great sale.

hasselbrad
24-02-2006, 05:02 PM
I just bought (the company, actually) a new office chair.

Arbery
24-02-2006, 05:13 PM
samsung E720 and a maverick F2 guitar...which can be seen on my myspace site...tis the more reddish guitar on my pics :)

http://myspace-235.vo.llnwd.net/00360/53/24/360594235_l.jpg

Liam
24-02-2006, 08:37 PM
Ordered my uni laptop last night. Not a world beating machine, but no slouch either.
I'll throw some pics up when it arrives, 7-8 days from now.

ryan
24-02-2006, 09:54 PM
as of this morning:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16829102163
http://www.pcstadium.com/web/index.aspx?pid=2134&cid=3

should sound nice

Scott
25-02-2006, 02:16 AM
New CD:
Butch Walker - Letters

michael22
25-02-2006, 02:35 AM
I have recently purchased

-The Towton hand-and-a-half sword.

The new pornaographers cd, Twin cinema.

Dr. Zhivago (old version)

Waverly by sir walter scott

Monty Pythons flying circus dvd collection

Odered Battle for middle earth 2

Richard
26-02-2006, 04:45 AM
A pair of slippers at Target and a game of Mancala.

Rob The BLack Douglas
28-02-2006, 04:07 AM
Just ordered this baby:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v285/Robspierre/766222_xlg.jpg


14 inch ibook
768 MB ram
80 GB harddrive

Can't wait :)

gracie
28-02-2006, 05:05 AM
http://www.dramaqueenconfessions.com/images/nyquil.jpg
i have the flu.

Mandy
01-03-2006, 11:29 AM
Hope you're having a speedy recovery gracie :D

I recently bought my first stuido quality microphone for recording. It's not quite set up with my computer yet, but here are some shots. It's a Rode NTK.

http://www.alynnmusic.com/photos/rode.jpg

http://www.alynnmusic.com/photos/rode2.jpg

http://www.alynnmusic.com/photos/rodefilter.jpg

Taking it to the shop I got it from today and those lovely boys are going to set it up for me on my pc.

Jacoby
06-03-2006, 09:55 PM
Two Decemberist shirts...

http://www.decemberists.com/shop/badass.jpg

http://www.decemberists.com/shop/MistlethrushT.jpg

Bait
08-03-2006, 07:46 PM
i too purchased two shirts (yesterday)

http://server5.ihostphotos.com/imgt/34808Fad108Y4G544dYf26bb3Y833191.jpg (http://server5.ihostphotos.com/show.php?id=34808Fad108Y4G544dYf26bb3Y833191)

http://server5.ihostphotos.com/imgt/f34Feed3Ya578ddb7G1c5Y25G3703c03.jpg (http://server5.ihostphotos.com/show.php?id=f34Feed3Ya578ddb7G1c5Y25G3703c03)

Mandy
08-03-2006, 07:49 PM
Going for chick-magnet of the year, eh?

Ashley
08-03-2006, 09:18 PM
I LOVE LOVE LOVE the t-shirts Jake.
I bought http://www.subpop.com/bands/postalservice/images/album_small.gif

and

http://www.arcticmonkeys.com/images/thumb_album.gif

Oh yeah, and my favorite
http://us.movies1.yimg.com/movies.yahoo.com/images/hv/photo/movie_pix/twentieth_century_fox/walk_the_line/walktheline_bigearly.jpg

Jacoby
08-03-2006, 09:31 PM
I thought you'd like the shirts! :)
The bird one is actually on sale right now, so if you're looking for a cheap band shirt i would suggest that one. It's 12 bucks.

And what's that second album?


Today I bought 52 dollars worth of movies. But it was worth it.

Richard
09-03-2006, 03:26 AM
The last three are great, as we all know. I haven't seen the other two.

Ashley
11-03-2006, 07:46 AM
Arctic Monkey's album Whatever People Say, That's What I'm Not. Truth: It's not one of my absolunte favorites, but it works. I also bought the Walk the Line Soundtrack and it's really good. It's like listening to Cash, but not at the same time. Good stuff.

Edit: Jake, nice job on Casablanca. I have to 2 disc collectors set. It's just an amazing movie

once_dreaded
29-03-2006, 10:37 PM
Today - peanut butter M&Ms - speckled eggs & Biore deep-cleansing face wash.

Yesterday - a electronic guitar toy thingy that makes LOTS of noise for my newphew's third b-day which is coming up on 4/3/06 (I guess it would be 3/04/06 for the Brits...right???)...somehow I know I'll just regret it since I live with him and he LOVES making noise with his toys. I swear he will be a musical genius once we get him on real insturments.

Last week - two shirts for my nephew from Old Navy (one for Easter one for his b-day),a pair of pinstripe pants for me, and a new long-sleeved collared shirt for me. Old Navy is DANGEROUS...must stay away.

Heck_yeah
29-03-2006, 10:56 PM
i purchased a pair of what i call

"swishy pants" for running

30$

once_dreaded
31-03-2006, 09:46 AM
W00T - Dutch Brother's coffee and gasoline...ooo and Hawaiian Time meal #1 Da Kine size with a Dr. Pepper...I now have 288.99 Dr. Peppers left before they kill me...Uh oh...didn't count Mountain Dew caffeine...*thud*

Liam
31-05-2006, 11:10 AM
Bump for my newest baby:

Hazzle
31-05-2006, 01:52 PM
Aww. Congratulations Liam. You must be very proud. He's got your eyes.

No, seriously, that's a fucking cool guitar.

Jacoby
31-05-2006, 02:47 PM
Gaw! Nicely done, Liam.

Did you buy it from an online retailer, or from a shop near home? I am also going to buy an axe this summer, and I was looking into musiciansfriend.com...

I'm thinking maybe
http://img3.musiciansfriend.com/dbase/pics/products/7/2/5/274725.jpg

or

http://img3.musiciansfriend.com/dbase/pics/products/0/0/1/276001.jpg

marine
31-05-2006, 04:27 PM
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y31/marytya/box-tm_german_in_french.jpg

I bought the Dutch version even though I'm not sure about the actual utility of these kind of softwares

acliff
31-05-2006, 07:15 PM
Nice V Liam, you've been after one for ages...
Although why is it not black?

I bought the following in the last month:

http://www.photocameramag.com/images/reviews/konica_minolta/dynax7D/camera_01.jpg
http://www.photocameramag.com/images/reviews/konica_minolta/dynax7D/camera_02.jpg

With these lenses:

http://shashinki.com/review/others/tokina280/tokina280boxcase.jpg

http://dyxum.com/images/lenses/17/17_1.jpg

This Flash:

http://dyxum.com/images/flashes/175/175_1.jpg

This Bag:

http://www.pma-show.com/lowepro/orion_trekker_2_01.jpg

And this memory card:

http://www.igadget.com.au/catalog/images/sandisk_extreme3_cf_1gb.jpg

And therefore I am poor.

Digital_Ice
31-05-2006, 07:17 PM
is that the new konika dynax7D? sweeeeeeet.
well. yes, i know its not that new, but still.

acliff
31-05-2006, 07:23 PM
Bought it on clearance, brand new at Dixons of all places for 360 quid. Which is over 1/3 original retail, 1/2 current retail. The flash I bought at a different dixons for 1/4 retail price. You gotta love clearance sales due to Sony swallowing up Konica Minolta.

Liam
31-05-2006, 10:21 PM
To answer the questions:

I found the guitar online at a stockist of rare guitars (its almost impossible to get a Flying-V in such condition, let alone brand new, unless you order one from the factory) and made the trip down to southern Sydney to pick it up. If I were you, out of the two guitars you showed, I'd take the Epiphone. My dad used to play in a gigging band and had an Ibanez bass for a while, and he said it was the worst instrument he ever had. My guitar is an Epiphone-Gibson, like the top one you posted. Honestly, its best to get one from a store rather than online - that way you can ask to hear the guitar played (make sure it doesnt have a bad action or buzzy strings) before you make a decision.

I didn't get a black one cause its the cheaper model with shitty pickups. My one has proper Gibson humbuckers on it, and the sound is amazing. Its a bit light on for really heavy metal work without some sort of effects system between the guitar and amp but its fine for Metallica-style stuff. Amon Amarth is out until I can get a booster or something for it.

Jacoby
01-06-2006, 12:06 AM
Yeah my buddy said he's unsure about Ibanez. He wants me to go Gibson, but I think I'll settle with Epiphone. A Gibson is definitely a quality guitar, and I'd WANT one, but I wouldn't want to drop an extra 400 dollars for one. Especially since I'm only a hobbyist.

I was planning on going to a guitar shop and playing around with the models I saw online, and see if I can talk the shop owner down to the online price... or just buy the one I like online. I tried judging by the customer reviews but they can be vague and contradictory. "The 6e buzzes on the 12th fret" "All crisps sounds though, absolutely perfect!". Never trust people.

Liam
01-06-2006, 12:09 AM
Looking at the picture of the Epiphone you posted...see that little thing at the bottom of the head? If its like mine, and I'm sure it is, thats a Gibson badge.

Jacoby
01-06-2006, 12:53 AM
I thought that's because Epiphone is owned by Gibson...I was under the impression that Epiphone basically makes same models as Gibson, only with the cheaper wood.

I figured the Gibson badge shows it's a Gibson model, only made by Epiphone with the Epiphone materials.

Swordsman
01-06-2006, 01:49 AM
This is might be a dumb question and probably is. Do all Gibsons have such a heavy sound. I've only played one Gibson guitar (Les Paul) but from what the other Gibsons sound like they all just sound heavy. I also have a Fender Telecaster with a real light sound which is mad bitchin.

Oh and i bought Killer 7 for Gamecube. The shit is so fucking trippy, i love it.

Liam
01-06-2006, 01:59 AM
As I understand it, or as it was explained to me, the Gibson badge on an Epiphone-built guitar means that its a Gibson design built at the Epiphone works in Korea. Gibson guitars are generally built in the USA. Not sure how accurate this is, but I dont care - my guitar sounds amazing.

I can't really answer the heaviness question as this is the first guitar I've had that has had anything to do with Gibson (I have played a 1967 Gibson EB-3 bass - and man...they dont build 'em like they used to. Beautiful sound.) but I actually thought the heaviness was a bit light on. Before this I played an ESP AX-50 that I had borrowed, which looks sort of like a cross between a Warlock and a Flying-V, and it sounded much heavier but it was much more prone to feedback and buzzing than my current one. That might be an amplifier issue as I'm only playing through a 15W practice amp, but I doubt it cause the amp is a beauty: Roland Cube 15.

acliff
01-06-2006, 10:24 PM
From what I remember, Epiphone is the 'budget' brand made in Korea, but the quality is pretty darn good. It is quite often cheaper just because of lower labour costs. There are particular models in the epiphone range which are said to be better than their Gibson equivilents.

I wanted one of the epiphone les pauls at one point... how my obsessions wander.

Liam
02-06-2006, 06:31 AM
Hreh I almost bought a Les Paul.

I was actually going to get a second hand Rickenbacker bass for a while, but I was dead keen on switching to the 6-string full time, and as some of you know I've wanted a V for years.

Quite happy with the decision. :)

acliff
02-06-2006, 02:36 PM
Hreh I almost bought a Les Paul.

I was actually going to get a second hand Rickenbacker bass for a while, but I was dead keen on switching to the 6-string full time, and as some of you know I've wanted a V for years.

Quite happy with the decision. :)

I was refering to the Gothic V, the one with the red pickups? Looks the business. I mainly decided against buying a guitar because playing and owning one would cramp my style.

Liam
02-06-2006, 11:03 PM
This one? : http://epiphone.com/default.asp?ProductID=38&CollectionID=5

I prefer my pickups to the open coil ones, but I suppose thats a matter of personal taste. I suppose that if I had come across the Goth V with a more reasonable price (cheapest I saw was $1000, which is ridiculous for a beginner like myself) I could have convinced myself to get it, but I got an awesome deal on the Korina 58 ($200 off, free bag, oil etc) which allowed me to get a better amplifier.

The beauty of the Korina styled V is that I can use it to play many different styles of music...the Gothic V looks a bit out of place outside of heavy metal.

acliff
03-06-2006, 12:38 AM
You're right of course. I myself prefer the wood finish to black. I would have wanted a rusty brown / mahongany coloured les paul, if I was going to get one. I'd probably look a tad silly with a flying V. But then again, i'd look silly with a explorer, les paul, and strat.

once_dreaded
03-06-2006, 10:20 AM
Got tired of jonesin' to watch this so I finally succumbed to my desire and bought it:

http://users.techline.com/york/HTSC/DVDs/Fried%20Green%20Tomatoes.jpg

Hazzle
03-06-2006, 10:25 AM
I've always liked that film but get slated for it. Fuck it, I like it.

once_dreaded
03-06-2006, 10:44 AM
Haz, I love you *mwah*. How can anyone slate you for loving a movie about implied Lesbianism?

Hazzle
03-06-2006, 10:59 AM
Haz, I love you *mwah*. How can anyone slate you for loving a movie about implied Lesbianism?

Apparently it makes me very gay. Although I'm not a woman. If I was, it may make sense, but as you point out, it's about lesbians. And it's bloody moving. Oh wait, I might have figured where the "gay" jibes came from..."moving" is hardly a masculine adjective.

Sod it, I still like it.

Pygmalion
03-06-2006, 02:01 PM
Not sure whether to admit to buying this today...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v618/aristogeiton/dolly.jpg

Sod it...I like Dolly.

Bait
03-08-2006, 11:30 PM
how can you guys let this thread die? its my biggest masterpeice yet!

anyways i'll get pictures later but i just got a new id ;) , some sunglasses and other random shit i got for college that i may take a picture of

ryan
03-08-2006, 11:48 PM
my 3 latest purchases:

http://www.titleist.com/images/products/jpgbanner/905T.jpg
9.5*, stiff flex


http://www.titleist.com/images/products/jpgbanner/904F.jpg
15*, stiff flex


http://images.google.com/images?q=tbn:RHpyiShIuqWnHM:valueguide.pga.com/images/Odyssey/Putters/white_hot_xg1_large.jpg
35"


as you can probably tell, i just got back into golf.

J.R.
04-08-2006, 12:18 AM
I recently bought a new cell phone. my old one met an unfortunate meeting with a washing machine.

acliff
11-08-2006, 05:24 PM
I can now post again, as my computer is set up and running (kind of)

Intel Core 2 Duo Allendale E6300 1.86ghz
Geil Ultra PC6400 2gb cas 4-4-4-12 DDR2 kit
250gb Seagate Barracuda.10 Sata II
Asrock 775Dual-VSTA AGP/PCI-E DDR/DDR2 motherboard
Antec P150 case

Oh, and I bought a gym membership.

Digital_Ice
12-08-2006, 12:19 PM
weeee... i got (another) new pc!

2.6ghz AMD Athlon 64 X2
2x 256mb Nvidia 7600 GT
250gb Hard Drive
2048mb RAM

...thats the important bits mentioned. :p

acliff
12-08-2006, 07:22 PM
And because my old graphics card seemed to be incompatible with the new one, I now have a brand spanking new x1900gt 256mb :)

I was going to get a 7600gt, but at the computer fair in Tottenham court road, the prices for it were pretty high. For 20 quid more I could have the x1900gt, and I thought 'I make that money in about 2 hours' and bought it.