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June 12, 2009

What are the best and worst things you ever spent money on?

This comment in the career Change post got me to thinking...my various tools are some of the most valuable things I've ever spent money on. Some of them have had tremendous payback in time/money saved over the years.

My CD collection not so much. I never listen to any of that shit anymore. Stone losers the whole lot. Same goes for the $300 Sony ghetto blaster I bought back in the late 80's with the built in CD player.

New computers? Stone losers the whole lot. I don't have ANY of the new computers I've ever bought anymore. I'm typing on an ancient 10 year old Compaq Pentium II that I fished out of the trash that's been running like a Rolex for the past 6 years.

Free computer - big WIN. New computers - epic FAILS.

Back when Windows 2000 came out, I invested in a legit copy. I've been running W2K on my internet access machine for almost 10 years now. The number of hard crashes with data loss over those 9 years has been zero.

Windows 2000 - big WIN.

Two Mitsumi interface very early 1X CD-ROM drives? Epic FAIL. Total waste of $500.

Lets hear your wins and losers. This should be a fun weekend post


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