2009 non-clothing plans & purchases

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  1. von Rothbart

    von Rothbart Senior member

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    What non-clothing items you're planning on purchasing in 2009?

    I am building up my home theater, just bought a Sammy LCD, looking into buying an AV preamp, power amp, satelite speakers, and a Blu Ray player or recorder.

    Start a Blu Ray collection, first title definitely will be Paris Opera's Jewels.

    Will move the living room seatings into the home theater. I am thinking of the Krefeld sofa, love seat, and benches with or without contrasting piping for the living room replacement.
     


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    breakfasteatre Senior member

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    new furnace, insulate the crawlspace under my kitchen, and the walls of my unfinished basement, blow in more insulation into my attic tomorrow morning
     


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    SField Senior member

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    Try to own my condo.

    Find a small vacation property in the south.
     


  4. thekunk07

    thekunk07 Senior member

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    refinish basement

    put a new bathroom in upstairs

    new floor in my oldest son's room

    upgrade 37" tv to 47" and put the old one in the game room in the basement

    new fence for the house
     


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    Finish the build on my porsche.

    Other then that buy plane tickets and travel more.
     


  6. zjpj83

    zjpj83 Senior member

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    Definite

    - New Brunswick pool table
    - Ballet season tix, as always
    - Vacation to Florence, Maranello and Rome

    Possible
    - Replace NYC apartment with larger one
    - Eames chair
     


  7. von Rothbart

    von Rothbart Senior member

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    Definite

    - Ballet season tix, as always


    Mine starts tonite.
     


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    dirk diggler Senior member

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    invest more (already max 401k) but want to start building up my IRA and do additional renovation work at my new house and save more for kids' college fund
     


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    visionology Senior member

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    - Buy first home with the girl

    - All kinds of crap that comes with buying a home and having nothing, furniture, pots, pans, lawn mower, TVs, etc

    - Maybe a new car towards the end of the year

    - Trip to Europe, most likely Spain, Italy, or Greece
     


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    zjpj83 Senior member

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    Mine starts tonite.

    Cool, our first is Saturday
     


  11. Artisan Fan

    Artisan Fan Suitsupply-sider

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    Trip to Paris and Naples with my wife.

    Possibly a new sportcoat.

    New cartridge for turntable, maybe a Dynavector.
     


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    A Y Senior member

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    - Ballet season tix, as always

    Mine starts tonite.

    Which companies?

    --Andre
     


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    Payoff our HELOC
    Go back to Maui, hopefully revisit this whole in the wall K-BBQ place where I had the best Kalbi!!
    Go to a Laker Playoff game
     


  14. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I was going to buy a Blu Ray shortly, but what I've read has convinced me to wait. Thought about a PS3, but am pretty happy with my Wii.

    Am browsing about for a new desk chair, but no firm ideas.

    May visit London while the pound is weak. Some other travel in the works too.
     


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    I am really looking forward to spending a bit of money this year. It is my first year out of college and I got a pretty decent paying job. I grew up with tight-wad parents in a tight-wad environment...

    Macbook (for mom)
    Frog Terrarium (estimating the build to be around $400)
    Desk+Chair (sister is interior designer and gets 90% off Herman Miller)
    2 season tickets for Predators Hockey (usually get 1)
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    and I would like to try and knock out a large percentage of my school loans
     


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