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View Poll Results: Who paid for your performance pc?? and your age...
18 and up; Bought it myself 20 46.51%
18 and up; 50% myself, 50% parents (any kind of partial payment or aid) 3 6.98%
18 and up; Parents bought it 0 0%
17 and under; Parents bought it 4 9.30%
17 and under; Bought it myself 7 16.28%
17 and under; 50% myself, 50% parents (any kind of partial payment or aid) 9 20.93%
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Old 11-12-2007, 04:35 PM   #11 (permalink)
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When i was 16 last christmas I worked up the money to get 300 bucks and my dad put in 150 as a christmas gift becuase he wanted to buy me other things instead of just putting all his money into one gift. My aunt however put in $400 as a Christmas and birthday gift as we are very close.

My dad gave me $200 for my birthday in febuary which went towards my monitor. Last summer I worked as a Lifeguard and made a lot of money to which I added a lot of things to my computer.

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