A&P I spend money on impulse.... v.boughtaFlipultraandMinoHD

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  1. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    Got a deal too good to pass up on a Flip Mino HD online from Chris Pirillo. And recently purchased one from some guy on FM.

    Spent around 210 for both, got them for a fantastic deal, but really do i need them? Nope, I have a g10 that has great vid capability, and a Canon HD camcorder. But they were too good of a deal to pass up. Why do we do these things? I notice all of us do it.

    So why am i ranting well because i can, and just wonder how many of you guys out there buy on impusle when you see a "deal" even when you dont need it.




    PS: I will review them both in the upcoming weeks, but it wont be the typical side by side comparisons. It will be running them through the paces of a nightclub as well as building some sort of support for it to mount on the side of my flash for red carpets. :)
     
  2. TheManLouisianaFace

    TheManLouisianaFace and decide!

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    Hence the saying, "Quit saving money before you go broke."
     
  3. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    i know it, i make good money, but i know i shouldn't spend as much as i do on random shit. lol
     
  4. Mutombo

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    I do the same thing. I cruise CL and the POTN and FM forums just looking for deals. Sometimes if I find a deal on something that I kinda want I just get it since it's a deal, not because I need it :o
     
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    i am in this crew. :(
     
  6. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    me too thats why i get sooo many deals. im thinking of asking for a ban from the Buy and sell forums on POTN and FM
     
  7. Mutombo

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    I actually haven't checked them in about a week. I don't really need anything, and the only thing I want is a 5d mk 1, but I think I'll wait a couple months and see if the prices keep dropping towards $1k.
     
  8. isaac86hatch

    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    So you're selling me the Mino HD for cheap?
     
  9. Datass

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    i just bought a g10, oc-e3, and a 1tb external drive :wtc:

    somebody help me.
     
  10. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    honestly i dunno which one i will keep, since i got them for such a deal thinking of giving whichever one i dont want to my mom or gf.
     
  11. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    did you buy that one from StreetShooter?

    I originally bought his g9, great guy to deal with
     
  12. isaac86hatch

    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    Well, I think the HD mino would be better off in my hands. :x:
     
  13. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    LOL.
     
  14. Datass

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    no he never replied. i bought off a dude on FM that was selling a brand new unopened one. sold the lx3 today to some guy off CL.
     
  15. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    oh fuck just found a UQ date code 16-35L for 650...
     
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    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    FFFFFFFUUUUUUUU
     
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    I make about 1/2 my income from "deals" ;)

    I'm always buying something.... or selling something...
     
  20. Jcolman

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    Hmmm......let me think. I may know someone. Someone verrrry close to me.
    :mamoru:
     
  21. f/2.8L

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    Impulse buyer checking in.
     
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    Buyers remorse doesn't last long...
     
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    I don't have this problem at all, in fact I never buy anything. wish i was more like you guys :/
     

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