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What was under the tree for you this christmas

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Rising Star
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What was under the tree for you this christmas

Any nice new kit from Santa?
My Pinnacle Sound Bridge is lovely! Took 10 mins to set up this morning but had me completely lost for 2 hours on Christmas afternoon.  Grin
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Rising Star
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Re: What was under the tree for you this christmas

I have a massive  Shocked 24" wide screen Acer LCD screen from all the family (they say it's because I'm getting old and need bigger text lol).
Now if you want to see Oblivion or Lara Croft in true glory you have to see this screen in action, it is breathtaking, the colours are outstanding and with my 8800GTS running it I could not wish for anything better.
Now thats what I call christmas!
Regards, P.
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Re: What was under the tree for you this christmas

pine needles for me  Grin
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Re: What was under the tree for you this christmas

Some nice vouchers for the local computer shop! Oh, and some other bits but the vouchers were the best!
I need a new signature... i'm bored of the old one!
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Re: What was under the tree for you this christmas

I'm a Father and Grandfather so the traffic tends to be uploading rather than downloading but sadly nothing computer related here. Sad

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Re: What was under the tree for you this christmas

22 inch wide screen monitor and a 2gig mp4 player. My only problem is its my birthday on the 29th so I end up getting very little as its all been got for xmas
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Re: What was under the tree for you this christmas

Ahhh, happy birthday for the 29th...
Experience; is something you gain, just after you needed it most.

When faced with two choices, simply toss a coin. It works not because it settles the question for you. But because in that brief moment while the coin is in the air. You suddenly know what you are hoping for.
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Grafter
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Re: What was under the tree for you this christmas

I had chocolate mostly, not that I am complaining Grin
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Yeah, I got a lot of confectionary too. Plus Bejeweled for Mac. Otherwise, it was mostly money... and quite a lot of it too, so, combined with money from eBay sales etc. I'm treating myself to a Nikon D300. Grin
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Grafter
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A waddling Wonder!  Nearly died laughing when I opened it.
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Grafter
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Re: What was under the tree for you this christmas

A mouse laser level (now modified to wind up the cats ;D), 3 James Bond DVDs (Moonraker, Live and Let Die, a View to a Kill), a grooming set, and finally a bottle of 10 year old Glengoyne single malt.
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Coffee machine Cheesy
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Grafter
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Re: What was under the tree for you this christmas

Nothing really Sad
But i have just booked my flights to go Whale Shark diving and Thresher Shark diving in the Philippines  Smiley
On a sadder note the overtime starts...
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Re: What was under the tree for you this christmas

Quote from: Rikaitch
A mouse laser level (now modified to wind up the cats ;D)

Can you publish details?
Is it strong enough to stun pesky polar bears?
Chilly
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Re: What was under the tree for you this christmas

Quote from: chillypenguin

Can you publish details?
Chilly

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This is a fine example of the sort of laser level. All I did was remove the diffusing lens, so I have a solid point of light. The cats don't know this, and will chase it for hours. As for stunning pesky polar bears, I didn't know penguins and polar bears lived on the same continent, let alone in the same area. Wink