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Other Things that you once thought were luxuries but you now couldn't do without

Discussion in 'General' started by deaglecat, 21 May 2010.

  1. deaglecat

    deaglecat What's a Dremel?

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    I'll start... dual monitors for my desktop PC :thumb::thumb:
     
  2. M7ck

    M7ck Ⓜod Ⓜaster

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    Broadband. I remember when 512kb speeds were £65 a month, and I could only dream of such speeds.
     
  3. C-Sniper

    C-Sniper Stop Trolling this space Ądmins!

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    Cellphone and Cable internet.

    My father had an analog cellphone around '96-'97 and i remember 2400baud modems ('94-'95)
     
  4. deaglecat

    deaglecat What's a Dremel?

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    Power showers...
     
  5. lysaer

    lysaer Suck my unit! Kirk lazarus (2008)

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    i still got my 2400baud amstrad ISA slot modem sitting right here lol!

    my 30" monitor, i just can't use a small monitor anymore, i need the desktop space for productivity.

    my parents had a 20" lcd and everytime i went to use it it would drive me insane trying to have multiple windows open, so i brought them a 30" dell as well :D
     
  6. deaglecat

    deaglecat What's a Dremel?

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    But that was when Windows 95 was available on floppy disk
     
  7. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    Broadband and your own car. I could do without them if I had to, but it'd be pretty damn sucky.
     
  8. KayinBlack

    KayinBlack Unrepentant Savage

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    Wetshaving. I went from twice a day shaving to every other. Helps immensely since I lost the use of my left arm. It's even cheaper to boot (takes a bit longer, though.)
     
  9. omicron

    omicron Baud.

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    A house.
     
  10. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    Laptop

    A car I didn't think was luxury, I thought it was useless






    Holy crap was I wrong. What an idiot I was.
     
  11. D-Cyph3r

    D-Cyph3r Gay for Yunosuke

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    Lubrication.
     
  12. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    [​IMG]

    or

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    ?
     
  13. RyanxD

    RyanxD What's a Dremel?

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    Definitely got to be broadband internet.

    Dual monitors ? got them, love them, hate to be without them, but I suppose at a push I could do without.
     
  14. omicron

    omicron Baud.

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    What are you, some kinda robot-****er?
     
  15. kenco_uk

    kenco_uk I unsuccessfully then tried again

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    Personal Navigation Device. Couldn't be without my TomTom now. It's proved invaluable time and again.
     
  16. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    I bet it works.

    Stop squeaks - fair enough but meh
    Cleans and protects - You never know where she went before
    Loosens rusted parts - It might have been a long time for her too
    Frees Sticky Mechanisms - Hmmmm
    Drives Out Moisture - Okay that's just plain fcking gross :hehe:
     
  17. specofdust

    specofdust Banned

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    Nothing, if I'm going to be totaly honest. But if I'm going to take the approach of "really really wouldn't want to live without":

    Women (specifically my girlfriend)
    Usable Internet (Or failing that, wikipedia)
    Beer

    edit: props for wetshaving, that's a good'n.
     
  18. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    I gotta say fast-ish internet, what I have now it 100x better than dial up
     
  19. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    I said laptop before but I guess I was considering it as a whole (ie including internet). After all, if it weren't for internet on a laptop, what good would it be for ? Writing a book in a starbucks ? MEH
     
  20. Chombo

    Chombo What's a Dremel?

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    Deoderant and toothepaste
     

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