5 items

Discussion in 'Community Discussion' started by GoodWatch, Dec 23, 2007.

  1. GoodWatch macrumors 6502a


    Sep 22, 2007
    Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Say you have to list five objects you would like to have. Not necessarily Apple related. Yes, this is completely materialistic. My list doesn’t include unreachable things like million dollar super cars or 300 feet yachts. Just a couple of items I hope to acquire as time goes by. I hope you’ll do the same with your list.

    In no particular order:

    A cavalry sabre. Not a replica but the real, hand made and engraved item.
    A late 19th century deck chronometer.
    A P-4a jet helmet with oxy mask.
    A mint copy of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (vinyl).
    The record deck from A Clockwork Orange.
  2. Big-TDI-Guy macrumors 68030


    Jan 11, 2007
  3. GoodWatch thread starter macrumors 6502a


    Sep 22, 2007
    Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ehhh, I'm stumped. Stupid Dutchman doesn't understand. Please elaborate :confused:
  4. toolbox macrumors 68020


    Oct 6, 2007
    Australia (WA)
    hey GoodWatch what version of Sgt Peppers? Beatles or Bee Gees Version? I have the Bee Gees Version

    Anyway to my list

    1. I would like to have a Mac Pro
    2. A new desk
    3. A Cure for Retinitis Pigmentosa
    4. Being and to Drive + By a Car
    5. Did i list a mac pro?
  5. GoodWatch thread starter macrumors 6502a


    Sep 22, 2007
    Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  6. 119576 Guest


    Aug 6, 2007
    But nothing to play them on...Shame, that!
  7. Big-TDI-Guy macrumors 68030


    Jan 11, 2007
    Well then - you wish for a nice TV, DVD Player, Electricity, House and a Plane Ticket - and we can watch together!

  8. GoodWatch thread starter macrumors 6502a


    Sep 22, 2007
    Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    No hijack please :cool:
  9. Daveman Deluxe macrumors 68000

    Daveman Deluxe

    Jun 17, 2003
    Corvallis, Oregon
    1 & 2. A pile of money with which to obtain a Class III pilot license and an airplane
    3. A new acoustic guitar
    4 & 5. A Canon Digital Rebel XTi and a 50mm prime lens
  10. d_and_n5000 macrumors 6502a


    Oct 6, 2005
    1. MBP - yes, I would take a MB in a heartbeat, but might as well go all-out for a hypothetical list :cool:
    2. An iMac - to replace this crappy Dell for the rest of the family and give me a desktop, which is occasionally nicer.
    3. An espresso machine - I try to go to the locally-owned-and-operated coffeehouse, but oh, my God, its expensive. Better prices than Starbucks, though, so I shouldn't complain. Stuff tastes better too. But still.
    4. A better keyboard, a la the Logitech Wave - because carpal tunnel sucks and I don't want it.
    5. That secret book that I'm convinced everyone except me has on how to effectively act around women - yeah, i know it doesn't exist, but I'd still like it. Womenfolk are confusing as hell.
  11. Shotglass macrumors 65816


    Feb 4, 2006
    1 - My own apartment
    2 - nice, minimalistic furniture
    3 - a car & the age + license to drive it
    4 - a degree (no rush, just need one in the far future)
    5 - iPhone!
  12. tMac85 macrumors 65816


    Sep 15, 2007
    in a great place
    10,000 dollar gift card to apple.
    a flat in NYC
    a grand piano
    a range rover sport
    a new Mercedes C class sport.
  13. letsgorangers macrumors 6502

    Jul 10, 2006
    Yes! Also, a copy of the Hard Day's Night soundtrack on vinyl in playable condition (don't care about the sleeve, just the vinyl!).
  14. ErikCLDR macrumors 68000

    Jan 14, 2007
    You should see National Treasure II, there is this car chase scene where a new C-Class is being chased by a Range Rover Supercharged (not sport, the real thing :cool:). Unfortunately both of them get beat up, I was horrified. My mom has an RRS and I love it. It's not the supercharged but it still has 300hp.

    My List:
    - A Nice House, Maybe 3,000 square feet but quaint and with attention to detail
    - A Range Rover (HSE or Supercharged- I'll take either) w/100k mile warranty
    - Jaguar XJ8 or XJR, SWB
    - 4 year scholarship to the college I decide I want to go to
    - A hefty gift certificate to the apple store
  15. Dagless macrumors Core


    Jan 18, 2005
    Fighting to stay in the EU
    -iPhone (need a new phone anyroad!)
    -8gb PSP memory card
    -new iMac of the 24" variety
    -a million other electronic things...
    -To have a happy future with Caroline :)
  16. LizKat macrumors 68040


    Aug 5, 2004
    Catskill Mountains
    a flat in NYC
    parking slot in a garage in NYC near the flat
    nice violoncello, you know, something for less than $20k
    a decently made Fair Isle wool button-front cardigan
    the hide of whoever shot my sweet old porch cat last spring
  17. Big-TDI-Guy macrumors 68030


    Jan 11, 2007
    Someone shot your cat? Where do you live? Was it with a BB gun or something?

    One of my ex girlfriends father was trying to shoot "murderous cats" that were going after the birds he was feeding. (did I fail to mention that he just dumped bird seed all over the ground?) I almost tore his head off when I found out, and made it VERY clear where I stood on things. While he wasn't that bright - I would *think* he'd understand that putting the food into a feeder - off the ground - would greatly improve things for the birds. After all - the cats are only operating on instinct.

    Looking back, I should have just kicked his @$$ - even though it wouldn't have helped my relationship at the time.

    Edit: Sorry for the hijack!

    Here - things I really would like:

    A nice digital SLR with nice lenses
    30" iMac Pro that I wet myself dreaming over
    A good looking Japanese Girlfriend *
    A nice house
    Self-sustaining energy source for said house (solar / geothermal / biomass)

    * = Joke - somewhat, they aren't "Things" but I still want one. :)

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