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  • What are you saving up to buy?

    Hey everyone, seriously i am in the worst procrastination slump of the year (granted we're not far into the year, but still.)

    So, if you're checking out the off topic section, it probably means you're wasting time like me. If so, riddle me this: aside from being starving artsist and saving up for name brand mac n' cheese, what else are you saving up for?

    I was saving up for a cintique, but I ended up buying a 67 Continental instead. Not exactly a business investment, but I've always wanted one and couldn't resist when I found a good deal. So now it may be awhile before I get a cintique, or maybe a cheaper tablet. Seems like it would save so much time. For now I'm still using pencil and a scanner.

    What is everyone else saving their hard-earned dollars for?
    "The best thing about being self employed is you only have to work half a day!

    ...And you get to choose which 12 hours!"

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    I'm saving to buy a garage.
    or more specifically, firsly a concrete base, followed by lots and lots of timber for me and my dad to build a custom, fully insulated 2 car garage with workspace and engine table. mmmmmmmmm

    THEN

    enough parts to build a manx vw beach buggy. mmmmmmmmmmm

    THEN

    enough petrol to get to and around france for two weeks. mmmmmmmmm

    The beginning is always today.

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    • #3
      you work on cars yourself? i wish i did, i'm something of a classic car enthusiast, but i don't know much about working on them. my wife had a 73 beetle that we sold recently, and we got a few offers from people wanting to buy it to turn into a dune buggy (it was in Michigan, so there's better dunes than decent beaches) but we refused to sell it to someone who was going to cut it up. it was my wifes car in high school so we had to many memories in it to see it chopped. i have always wanted a dune buggy myself though, my friend had one growing up and it was an absolute blast, although slightly deadly the way we drove it.
      "The best thing about being self employed is you only have to work half a day!

      ...And you get to choose which 12 hours!"

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      • #4
        saving for my next surfing trip in Sumatra. After that, heli-skiing in Siberia. Gotta spend my hard earned design dollars good!

        -crowdedstudios
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        • #5
          Saving up for Madagascar or Mauritius holiday in January. 2008..whichever is cheaper... Mauritus perhaps.

          Been saving up for the last two years to do phase 2 of the house...still living in a permanent but incomplete structure so as to save on rent.
          Purity and simplicity... and ubuntu.

          If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
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          • #6
            man i'm starting to regret starting this thread, you guys are making my life sound pretty lame. i'm just starting to learn to surf after moving to bay area, debating whether to get into surfing, or windsurfing or what. i'm thinking about surfyaking, which i guess is pretty new but looks cool www.surfyak.com . i'm into kayaking anyway so there'd be less of a learning curve. i also really like skiing, but i've only ever skiied (sp?) in michigan, which is pretty lame. I'm excited about skiing some of the mountains here in california, but we're waiting to go until my wife's latest basketball injury heals (torn acl). but i'm nowhere near good enough to go heli-skiing. you guys are saving up to dune buggy across france and jump out of helicopters and i'm like, "i'm going to buy some new pencils!"
            "The best thing about being self employed is you only have to work half a day!

            ...And you get to choose which 12 hours!"

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            • #7
              It's a lot of work and sacrifice... and a long process, but you can do what ever you want. And stop procrastinating! just sit and do it! :-D You'll feel so much better and one step closer to the surf.
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              • #8
                Groceries? No?


                Seriously tho... I am trying to save up some money to take a trip ... somewhere anywhere just to get away for a few days to a week

                I need a change of view
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                • #9
                  i did stop procrastinating by the way, i finished up what i was working on just moments ago.
                  "The best thing about being self employed is you only have to work half a day!

                  ...And you get to choose which 12 hours!"

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                  • #10
                    i did stop procrastinating by the way, i finished up what i was working on just moments ago. it was a website interface design, which i hate doing, which is why i was procrastinating. wierd how everyone has their own thing they prefer, logos, websites, layout, etc. Someday I hope to have enough steady clients to just not accept web work, or maybe have some perminant subcontractors who handle it.
                    Last edited by DesignStudio; 02-22-2007, 12:55 PM.
                    "The best thing about being self employed is you only have to work half a day!

                    ...And you get to choose which 12 hours!"

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                    • #11
                      I'm saving up to afford the electric bill (I live in Illinois) and hopefully get the wireless high speed internet. I live out in the country and I can't get DSL.

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                      • #12
                        I'm saving up for one of them Russian Mail Order Brides.

                        And a Battle Mech.
                        . . . in bed

                        (.)(.)™

                        You can fry an egg on the devil's hiney, but it ain't never gonna come out sunny-side up, A-men!

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                        • #13
                          I'm saving money to get out of debt. Weee!

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by TheBluePanda
                            I'm saving money to get out of debt. Weee!
                            Hey, get your own agenda to save up for.

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