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Photos Latest Purchases Thread: v2.0

Discussion in 'General' started by RTT, 29 Oct 2007.

  1. Jeff Hine

    Jeff Hine Nothing special

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    A $999 monitor stand better come with a butler to polish the f***er, never mind a cloth. o_O
     
  2. perplekks45

    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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    Damn... that's easily the missing 600 Euros' worth I did NOT get!

    Btw, to get the minimum spec Mac Pro, the XDR monitor + stand you'll just have to fork over (quite literally) 12k. Thanks, Apple.
     
  3. Jeff Hine

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    ... and you can bet yer a$$ that (at least) 6 o' them 12 will be pure profit.
     
  4. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    Release announcements like that make me want to look at Mac fanboy forums.

    How does one justify a single purpose thousand dollar stand? I'm sure they will have found a way.

    To keep it vaguely on topic, gum! I love that Big Red is available here fairly readily. I missed that going from the US to the UK.
     
  5. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Super Moderator Super Moderator

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    I wonder what impact machining the stand as a single piece, vs a separate base and upstand, had on the manufacturing cost? I can imagine a meeting where Ive poo-poos a design of the latter that would have resulted in a $400 street price on the basis of him living entirely inside a bubble/his own anus.

    Say what you want about Apple though, I still think the new kit looks grate.
     
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  6. Wakka

    Wakka Yo, eat this, ya?

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  7. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    The design itself looks fairly basic, and I assume they won't be having it made in one-off quantities, so I'd assume the manufacturing costs can't be that different.. If it was pretty enough to stand on its own, and not need a monitor attached to it to look anything other than like a monitor stand without a monitor, then I could possibly understand the manufacturing costs being higher.

    All that said, Apple devices are usually prettier than the competition - Although, for my money, not nearly pretty enough to warrant purchase.
     
  8. perplekks45

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    I bought the new Rammstein album and the Django/Zorro comic (sequel to Django Unchained).

    I also received my copy of the limited to 150 globally and signed, slipcased edition of Thomas Harris' new book "Cari Mora". It's a piece of art. <3
     
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  9. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    Ill see if they microwave my head or something tomorrow
     
  10. Byron C

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    You can't polish a turd. You can roll it in glitter tho, so I'd hope Apple at least included a bag of glitter free of charge...
     
  11. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Lunatic on the Grass.

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    You can polish old turds...
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  12. Byron C

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    I know, I know... Mythbusters did it 11 years ago...

     
  13. xaser04

    xaser04 Ba Ba Ba BANANA!

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    Awww yeah... :)

    Recently picked up that album, Amon Amarth: Beserker and Gloryhammer: Legends from beyond the Galatic Terrorverse
     
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  14. lancer778544

    lancer778544 isnt really an ultramodder...

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    Did someone say Rammstein?

     
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    Man that bloke in the background can play that acoustic.
     
  16. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    Nerd pron warning.

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    Cassette, so I don't have to pay £60 when the rear sprocket clacks it (only £3 or so these cost)

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    These are for tying with paracord to hang the frame when I paint it.

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  17. Mister_Tad

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    Carrot cake jam.

    It's changed my life.
     
  18. Wakka

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    With my limited understanding of how one makes jam, I am very confused as to how one makes jam out of cake..
     
  20. Fingers66

    Fingers66 Kiwi in London

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