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by Bunni » Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:25 pm

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Bunni wrote:I’m almost with Richard on this, but £600 is a lot.

I have a candy cane tree decoration bought from Tiffany in New York. It was £50ish. But, that’s a lifetime investment. I’ll pass it on to someone special eventually. It’s tradition to buy a new ornament for the tree every anniversary and this was our 5th so quite special. I’ll probably drop some ostentatious amount on this years decoration since it’s our first Christmas as husband and wife.

Recently bought: Dropped about 4 days wage in Waitrose on the finest Christmas foods and booze. But I chucked some advent calendars into the food bank for the less fortunate.


Not even close.


£600 for tree and decorations/£50 on a single item?

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by Yulehide » Fri Nov 30, 2018 10:14 pm

No, £50 on something nice you probably won't get another chance to buy is perfectly fine.

I still regret not buying an awesome Gaudi chess set in Barcelona a few years ago, it was around £250 and would have blown most of my remaining money so I decided not to buy it.

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by Bunni » Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:04 pm

I regret not buying a decent chef knife in japan but we decided a fancy dinner would be worth it for the experience. We can buy knives later.

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by Green Gecko » Sun Dec 02, 2018 1:05 am

You can sharpen a reasonably priced knife with a good whetstone however, the only difference is you might have to sharpen it more often. Actually softer Iron/steel is sometimes considerered better as it's faster and easier to hone between uses.

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by Jenu-All I Want For Christmas » Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:59 am

Investing in a good set of knives was one of the best things we did a few years back. The experience of working with a sharp, reliable blade is just so different to hacking away with a cheap alternative.

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by Vermi-Claus » Sun Dec 02, 2018 2:41 pm

Jenuall wrote:The experience of working with a sharp, reliable blade is just so different to hacking away with a cheap alternative.


Now we know what you've been getting up to on dark nights. :dread:

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by Jenu-All I Want For Christmas » Sun Dec 02, 2018 3:04 pm

Vermilion wrote:
Jenuall wrote:The experience of working with a sharp, reliable blade is just so different to hacking away with a cheap alternative.


Now we know what you've been getting up to on dark nights. :dread:


I don't know what you mean. :lol:

Incidentally, anyone know the best way to remove bloodstains from clothing? Just asking for a friend... :shifty:

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by Yulehide » Sun Dec 02, 2018 3:22 pm

Saltwater, and don't scrub as that breaks down the blood cells.

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by Chestnut Snowleaves » Mon Dec 03, 2018 11:28 am

I bought a Japanese Xbox 360 and 40 games. :fp:

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Now I have to find out what the games actually are and sort them by quickest completion on TrueAchievements.

jawafour wrote:You definitely have the biggest one, mhtl - it's strawberry-floatin' massive!
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by Partridge Iciclebubbles » Mon Dec 03, 2018 11:43 am

more heat than light wrote:I bought a Japanese Xbox 360 and 40 games. :fp:

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Now I have to find out what the games actually are and sort them by quickest completion on TrueAchievements.


I think one of them is Dead or Alive 4.

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by Chestnut Snowleaves » Mon Dec 03, 2018 11:46 am

Thanks man.

jawafour wrote:You definitely have the biggest one, mhtl - it's strawberry-floatin' massive!
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by Dangerblade » Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:25 pm

more heat than light wrote:I bought a Japanese Xbox 360 and 40 games. :fp:

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Now I have to find out what the games actually are and sort them by quickest completion on TrueAchievements.

How many with fresh ripe achievements to get? ;)

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by Floex » Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:46 pm

Didn’t realise that 90% of the XBOX Japanese market share was MHTL.

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by Chestnut Snowleaves » Mon Dec 03, 2018 9:19 pm

Dangerblade wrote:How many with fresh ripe achievements to get? ;)


All of them, that was kind of the point! Many of them are 'visual novels' which are typically easy completions, I knocked out the first of these today in about 45 minutes. :-)

jawafour wrote:You definitely have the biggest one, mhtl - it's strawberry-floatin' massive!
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by *<]:^D » Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:31 pm

more heat than light wrote:
Dangerblade wrote:How many with fresh ripe achievements to get? ;)


All of them, that was kind of the point! Many of them are 'visual novels' which are typically easy completions, I knocked out the first of these today in about 45 minutes. :-)

yeah i think 90% of visual novels are for that purpose

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by Chestnut Snowleaves » Mon Dec 03, 2018 11:06 pm

:shifty:

jawafour wrote:You definitely have the biggest one, mhtl - it's strawberry-floatin' massive!
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by RichardYuleK » Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:20 pm

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by Chestnut Snowleaves » Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:10 am

My other half just started doing that for the kids. :dread:

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On Christmas Eve I'm going to cut him in half, cover him in jam and put him in the cat's basket.

jawafour wrote:You definitely have the biggest one, mhtl - it's strawberry-floatin' massive!
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by Frank » Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:19 am

I don't think I'll ever understand the elf on the shelf. Worst import ever :dread:

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by Advent7 » Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:32 am

LOL IT'S SO ZANY LMAO ELF ON THE FIREPLACE PLSM ELF ON THE DOGS BACK ROFFLO ELF ON THE CHAIR LOL WHERE U GONNA SIT NOT LMAO WOT IS HE LIKE INSTAGRAM FILTER PLS SHARE LOL X

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