If you had $30,000 to spend...

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  1. Josh220

    Josh220 No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Let's say you won $30,000 off one of those scratchers, what would you spend it on? Would you save it, or spend it on gear? What kind of gear would you buy?

    Would you have a different view on buying the gear if the $30,000 was saved over a long period of time compared to coming across it by luck?

    It's just a random thought I had, I didn't win anything. All of my gear $$ has been earned/saved.
     
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    Josh66 Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    When I turned 18, I received approximately $30,000. I blew it all.

    I do not recomend doing what I did.

    Do you still want to know what I would do with the money?
     
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    I'd buy...

    - 18-70 2.8
    - D700

    Maybe a fisheye.

    Then I'd spend the rest on flowers for my wife, so she wouldn't murder me for spending $5-6K on more pointless camera equipment. :)

    Actually, I'd undoubtably spend 99% of that money fixing up the house and really hope there was a few bucks left to buy an xbox game or something.

    Ah... it's fun being an adult! :)
     
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    considering the gear I have already I would buy a 1D mk. III (or wait for the mk. IV) get Canon 24-70 f/2.8, 16-35 f/2.8, macro ring flash, the new pocket wizards, 2-4 580EX II's and 2-3 new bags. After that I will have at least $15,000 left :p...ok maybe about $10,000 :p
     
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    manaheim Jedi Bunnywabbit Staff Member Supporting Member

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    ooo... what did you spend it on? :lol:
     
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    Josh220 No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    X2 please share :lol::p
     
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    Jaszek No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    hmmm....I'm thinking the women you see on the streets once all the children go home to sleep :p
     
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    Josh66 Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    In six months I spent $27,000. All I have to show for it now is a $500 (what I paid, about 10 years ago) Sony Trinitron TV...
     
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    you still didnt answer what you spent it on :p
     
  10. Josh220

    Josh220 No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    How did you spend so much? What was the $$ from? Military?
     
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    Josh66 Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    It's easier than you'd think. The more you have, the faster it goes.

    CD from when I was like 2 years old. Dog bite. Insurance settlement.
     
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    A TV?!?!?!

    Boys.... :er:
     

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