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Old 09-30-2005, 05:43 PM   #11 (permalink)
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This kind of computer for a 13th birthday present!? Jesus....will you adopt me?

I got a 'Congratulations son...' accompanied by a pat on the back for graduating highschool muchless something such as a 13th birthday.

It would be spoiling...but, he really, really, really likes this stuff!
I sure wish that would fly with my parents...'but I really really really like this stuff'

GET A JOB AND PAY FOR IT THEN!! lol...or in the case of being 13 and obviously not able to get a job "FIND A REAL HOBBY!"

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Old 09-30-2005, 07:20 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I feel confident with all the advice - a BIG thanks again. Usually don't justify myself but, - he's an only child or this would be out! I've planned on doing it for a long time. He has a piece of garbage now - a bit of quality will be less expensive. I find nothing wrong with gaming as a hobby. I expect this will help him choose a career. Finally - he will stay off of MY computer (and no more "can I use your computer, pleeease").

You are all charming! thanks.

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Old 09-30-2005, 08:27 PM   #13 (permalink)
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waaaaaaa be my dad pleaase!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! wish my parents would pay for my computer, my dads a freakin pilot and my parents havnt really spoilt me with anything... :'(
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Old 09-30-2005, 09:25 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Those are very good suggestions, and good changes.

When I was around 15, for my xmas present my parents basicly just paid tax for something half the value of that.
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Old 09-30-2005, 09:29 PM   #15 (permalink)
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all I gotta say is I wish I was your son... What a great machine...


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Old 09-30-2005, 09:44 PM   #16 (permalink)
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he's an only child or this would be out!
lol I told my parents about this thread and the first thing they said was "Hes probably an only child"

My mom was all "You got a computer" referring to back in 1994 when we got a 63MHz macintosh with 8mb of RAM, WOOOOO!!! and it was family computer not mine lol
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Old 09-30-2005, 10:43 PM   #17 (permalink)
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I didn't have a computer of my own until I graduated high school...and my first computer all to myself is the one I have now. Before this, all I had was the family PC, which was a Pentium 233 MHz with 64MB of RAM and Windows 95 until 2003. That year I got a job and bought an HP for myself and my parents took it and made it the family PC as they said I wasnt old enough to have my own PC yet.
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Old 09-30-2005, 11:22 PM   #18 (permalink)
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wow suck!>_<
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Old 10-01-2005, 12:11 AM   #19 (permalink)
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Lol, great dad. I'd like to see the look on your son's face when he gets it.

Just to revise the changes; 6800GT or 7800GT, 2 gigs RAM, and a DFI Lanparty nF4 Ultra-D motherboard. Don't get the SLI-DR, its way more expensive and not worth it. If need be, you can mod the Ultra-D to the SLI-DR. Basically, theres no real reason so get the SLI-DR over the Ultra-D.
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Old 10-01-2005, 07:47 AM   #20 (permalink)
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how come i never got anything like that on my 13th b-day:drool:

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