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    ** Christmas/holiday shopping thread **

    What are you getting for others this year?

    What do you want?

    I hooked up with a pretty good deal on a new Samsung 40" LED LCD for about $670 during Amazon's cyber Monday yesterday.

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    My wife likes Louis Vuitton so I got her a small "going out" bag. Also, her Keurig broke (I'm convinced she dropped it somehow) and I'm replacing it.

    My daughter is still too young to appreciate Christmas. Still, my dumb wife wanted to go nuts for her. We got her a hotwheels-esque, battery powered ride-on Mercedes SUV. Ridiculous. She'll probably be too big for it by the time the spring comes. :mad:

    As for me, I don't want anything. I'm impulsive by nature and buy (or lease) what I want. That way, no one can screw up and get me something gay like a Keurig.

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    [QUOTE=Jets Things;4256822]My wife likes Louis Vuitton so I got her a small "going out" bag. Also, her Keurig broke (I'm convinced she dropped it somehow) and I'm replacing it.

    My daughter is still too young to appreciate Christmas. Still, my dumb wife wanted to go nuts for her. We got her a hotwheels-esque, battery powered ride-on Mercedes SUV. Ridiculous. She'll probably be too big for it by the time the spring comes. :mad:

    As for me, I don't want anything. I'm impulsive by nature and buy (or lease) what I want. That way, no one can screw up and get me something gay like a Keurig.[/QUOTE]

    You doing your Erotic Xmas Balls line again this year? My wife really liked that Santa's Knob For Your Nubbin vibrator you recommended last year. I really appreciate the care you put into your company's design. Plus, those things are meant to withstand the rigors of energetic love play.

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    [QUOTE=Jets Things;4256822]My wife likes Louis Vuitton so I got her a small "going out" bag. Also, her Keurig broke (I'm convinced she dropped it somehow) and I'm replacing it.

    My daughter is still too young to appreciate Christmas. Still, my dumb wife wanted to go nuts for her. We got her a hotwheels-esque, battery powered ride-on Mercedes SUV. Ridiculous. She'll probably be too big for it by the time the spring comes. :mad:

    As for me, I don't want anything. I'm impulsive by nature and buy (or lease) what I want. That way, no one can screw up and get me something gay like a Keurig.[/QUOTE]

    Everyone I know that has a Keurig has had theirs break within a year. My parents have gone through two of them. They're nice little machines but the build quality blows.

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    I believe I'm about to lose my monocle...what's a Keurig?



    [URL="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0821048/"][B]Trendy Man[/B][/URL]: Mr. Melon, your wife was just showing us her Klimt.
    [B][URL="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001098/"]Thornton Melon[/URL][/B]: You too, huh? She's shown it to everybody.
    [B][URL="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0821048/"]Trendy Man[/URL][/B]: Well, she's very proud of it.
    [B][URL="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001098/"]Thornton Melon[/URL][/B]: I'm proud of mine too. I don't go waving it around at parties, though
    [URL="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0821048/"][B]Trendy Man[/B][/URL]: It's an exceptional painting.
    [B][URL="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001098/"]Thornton Melon[/URL][/B]: Oh, the painting.


    [IMG]http://www.dvdizzy.com/images/a-c/backtoschool-12.jpg[/IMG]
    Last edited by jetswin; 11-29-2011 at 01:52 PM.

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    My wife asked for a Hitachi massager :eek:

    Like I don't know what its for :rolleyes:

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    [QUOTE=AlwaysGreenAlwaysWhite;4256889]My wife asked for a Hitachi massager :eek:

    Like I don't know what its for :rolleyes:[/QUOTE]

    You must not be getting the job done. ;)

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    [QUOTE=AlwaysGreenAlwaysWhite;4256889]My wife asked for a Hitachi massager :eek:

    Like I don't know what its for :rolleyes:[/QUOTE]

    you're the new southside. :(

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    My son is getting 40 cardboard boxes filled with spray foam and glued shut for him to stack and make forts out of. He's 2....so he'll be as happy as I would if someone bought me a Porsche for Christmas.

    The daughter...she'll get some dolls and stuff. A cheap DS game and some Mario wall clings.

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    [QUOTE=GMCJETS;4256919]You must not be getting the job done. ;)[/QUOTE]

    Obviously :P

    [QUOTE=quantum;4256921]you're the new southside. :([/QUOTE]

    We make fun of him for not getting laid... I haven't gone more than a couple weeks since I lost my v card...

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    [QUOTE=Jets Things;4256822]

    As for me, I don't want anything. I'm impulsive by nature and buy [B](or lease) [/B]what I want. [/QUOTE]

    LOL:D

    Since I'm a man we're self-centered by nature, so I used to get pissed off when I got crappy gifts. Now I just get what I want and tell people not to get me anything. Besides, I have Skyrim now and I don't need anything else.


    My kids though, are right in the time of their time where 'Christmas is every holiday rolled into one x 10' so its kind of a big deal. I have a hard time not overdoing it. Maybe it will prevent them from resenting my existence when they get older... :(

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    I am looking to score some Jets stuff, some watch stuff, some other things. My list is short this year.

    My son is taking up teaching himself piano, so that's the direction his presents will go in.

    My daughter is difficult. I might get her one of those gaming chairs so she can listen to music and rock in it (she likes doing that, much to the detriment of our couch).

    Wife is getting something from Coach and a few baubles. But not from JT. :D

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    I could go for a nice skyrim right about now.... :(

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    [QUOTE=Jetworks;4256998]My son is taking up teaching himself piano, so that's the direction his presents will go in.

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    get him some Fake Books

    Hal Leonard publishes them with 1000's of Pop songs. It's called fake because you sort of fake the left hand by playing chords, and it shows the melody lines only. Very easy to play and he won't get bored too quickly by the stuff he really needs to work on to get good.

    [IMG]http://images.miretail.com/products/full/HalLeonard/634164058050446113.jpg[/IMG]

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    [QUOTE=jetswin;4256874]I believe I'm about to lose my monocle...what's a Keurig?



    [URL="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0821048/"][B]Trendy Man[/B][/URL]: Mr. Melon, your wife was just showing us her Klimt.
    [B][URL="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001098/"]Thornton Melon[/URL][/B]: You too, huh? She's shown it to everybody.
    [B][URL="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0821048/"]Trendy Man[/URL][/B]: Well, she's very proud of it.
    [B][URL="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001098/"]Thornton Melon[/URL][/B]: I'm proud of mine too. I don't go waving it around at parties, though
    [URL="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0821048/"][B]Trendy Man[/B][/URL]: It's an exceptional painting.
    [B][URL="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001098/"]Thornton Melon[/URL][/B]: Oh, the painting.


    [IMG]http://www.dvdizzy.com/images/a-c/backtoschool-12.jpg[/IMG][/QUOTE]

    "Oh, yeah? Vanessa, let's talk about class for a minute, alright? Here's you and Giorgio in the guest room. A little classy, isn't it? Here's you and Giorgio in the rumpus room. Another classy one, huh? Ooh, this one, I can't figure out. There's you, there's Giorgio... [B]What's with the midget over here[/B]?"

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    [QUOTE=Big L;4257037]"Oh, yeah? Vanessa, let's talk about class for a minute, alright? Here's you and Giorgio in the guest room. A little classy, isn't it? Here's you and Giorgio in the rumpus room. Another classy one, huh? Ooh, this one, I can't figure out. There's you, there's Giorgio... [B]What's with the midget over here[/B]?"[/QUOTE]
    [IMG]http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e329/crossfire1/Hampur/Stokeslitletykesbasketball2.jpg[/IMG]

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    [QUOTE=jetswin;4257001]get him some Fake Books

    Hal Leonard publishes them with 1000's of Pop songs. It's called fake because you sort of fake the left hand by playing chords, and it shows the melody lines only. Very easy to play and he won't get bored too quickly by the stuff he really needs to work on to get good.

    [IMG]http://images.miretail.com/products/full/HalLeonard/634164058050446113.jpg[/IMG][/QUOTE]

    Thanks for this! He's kind of funny, my son. He's a very visual learner, so the book, while instructional, may not work for him just yet. He's actually watching people on YouTube play, learning the chord progressions by experimentation then playing for himself. Has most of Fur Elise down, large chunks of other stuff by Beethoven and Mozart as well. Wacky kid, I tell ya.

    [QUOTE=jetswin;4257052][IMG]http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e329/crossfire1/Hampur/Stokeslitletykesbasketball2.jpg[/IMG][/QUOTE]



    Oh.



    Oh boy.



    :D

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    [QUOTE=jetswin;4257001]get him some Fake Books

    Hal Leonard publishes them with 1000's of Pop songs. It's called fake because you sort of fake the left hand by playing chords, and it shows the melody lines only. Very easy to play and he won't get bored too quickly by the stuff he really needs to work on to get good.

    [IMG]http://images.miretail.com/products/full/HalLeonard/634164058050446113.jpg[/IMG][/QUOTE]

    Plus, with a good grasp of the fake book, he'll be playing weddings and club dates in no time.

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    [QUOTE=Borgoguy;4257144]Plus, with a good grasp of the fake book, he'll be playing weddings and club dates in no time.[/QUOTE]
    and family parties with Dad singing drunkardly over his shoulder :D

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    [QUOTE=jetswin;4257162]and family parties with Dad singing drunkardly over his shoulder :D[/QUOTE]

    LOL. Better than me dragging out my guitar and accompanying badly.

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