Page 1 of 6 12345 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 90
  1. #1
    square root(31) = 5.56776436
    Points: 498,862, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Angie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    IA
    Posts
    17,733
    Points
    498,862
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 804
    Given: 3,296

    Friday OT - Splurge Items

    Is there something on which you splurge, even though you know you shouldn't? Hats, video games, music, etc. What's your money-draining item?

    For me - clothes.


    M 7/09

  2. #2
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 57,121, Level: 74
    Level completed: 5%, Points required for next Level: 1,429
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    cycloneG's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Off the grid
    Posts
    3,943
    Points
    57,121
    Level
    74
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 200
    Given: 46

    Re: Friday OT - Splurge Items

    Beer. Craft beers. If I see something I haven't tried, I need to buy it and try it.


    I don't think I'm alone when I say I'd like to see more and more planets fall under the ruthless domination of our solar system.

  3. #3
    All-Star
    Points: 55,721, Level: 73
    Level completed: 12%, Points required for next Level: 1,329
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CycloneGB's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    1,947
    Points
    55,721
    Level
    73
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 102
    Given: 57

    Re: Friday OT - Splurge Items

    Hookers & Blow


    Last edited by CycloneGB; 02-28-2014 at 09:19 AM.

  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 451,384, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 19.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    brianhos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Trenchtown
    Posts
    39,847
    Points
    451,384
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 358
    Given: 45

    Re: Friday OT - Splurge Items

    I want a new bike, I don't need one, but the one I really want is way too much money. I am having a hard time resisting just going and getting it today. So it is not a splurge, yet.


    They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin 1775

  5. #5
    All-Star
    Points: 33,046, Level: 55
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 4
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Agclone91's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Carroll
    Posts
    1,983
    Points
    33,046
    Level
    55
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 142
    Given: 107

    Re: Friday OT - Splurge Items

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    Is there something on which you splurge, even though you know you shouldn't? Hats, video games, music, etc. What's your money-draining item?

    For me - clothes.
    Rent and student loans.



    Am I doing it right?



  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 733,169, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 39.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    48,639
    Points
    733,169
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,897
    Given: 899

    Re: Friday OT - Splurge Items

    Video games. I have way, way too many. But it's about the only thing I buy for myself, and we tend to live under our means in most other categories (smaller house, more basic car, etc).



  7. #7
    Prospect
    Points: 1,388, Level: 10
    Level completed: 19%, Points required for next Level: 162
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered1000 Experience Points
    JerseyGirl's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Location
    Central Iowa
    Posts
    25
    Points
    1,388
    Level
    10
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 15
    Given: 67

    Re: Friday OT - Splurge Items

    shoes. I save them from a life in a box....


    Dedicated public employee; serious Cyclone fan; always and forever a Jersey Girl.

  8. #8
    Legend
    Points: 142,334, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Marshalltown
    Posts
    10,177
    Points
    142,334
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 210
    Given: 161

    Re: Friday OT - Splurge Items

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneGB View Post
    Hookers & Blow
    Dammit, that's my line:)



  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 239,806, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialVeteran

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    9,226
    Points
    239,806
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 674
    Given: 479

    Re: Friday OT - Splurge Items

    Shoes.



  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 440,061, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    23,988
    Points
    440,061
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 249
    Given: 30

    Re: Friday OT - Splurge Items

    Nike. Clothes/shoes/golf equipment/etc.



  11. #11
    Pro
    Points: 31,158, Level: 54
    Level completed: 28%, Points required for next Level: 792
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Recommendation Second ClassVeteran25000 Experience PointsSocial
    EYEoftheSTORM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Ames, Iowa
    Posts
    2,465
    Points
    31,158
    Level
    54
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 98
    Given: 9

    Re: Friday OT - Splurge Items

    Guns... Lots and lots of guns...




    I WAS THERE!!!!!!

  12. #12
    Pro
    Points: 31,158, Level: 54
    Level completed: 28%, Points required for next Level: 792
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Recommendation Second ClassVeteran25000 Experience PointsSocial
    EYEoftheSTORM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Ames, Iowa
    Posts
    2,465
    Points
    31,158
    Level
    54
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 98
    Given: 9

    Re: Friday OT - Splurge Items

    A close 2nd is ISU clothing/memorabillia...




    I WAS THERE!!!!!!

  13. #13
    Pro
    Points: 38,705, Level: 60
    Level completed: 72%, Points required for next Level: 345
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered25000 Experience Points
    Cyclonin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Dallas, TX
    Posts
    2,131
    Points
    38,705
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 352
    Given: 1,315

    Re: Friday OT - Splurge Items

    My wife splurges on clothes and shoes, so there isn't any left for me...

    I'd say Craft Beer for me and random golf equipment, you'd think I was on the tour.



  14. #14
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 49,247, Level: 68
    Level completed: 65%, Points required for next Level: 503
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Wichita, KS
    Posts
    3,785
    Points
    49,247
    Level
    68
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 100
    Given: 13

    Re: Friday OT - Splurge Items

    Flying...damn expensive gas.



  15. #15
    All-Star
    Points: 63,256, Level: 78
    Level completed: 1%, Points required for next Level: 1,594
    Overall activity: 26.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    pourcyne's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Posts
    1,848
    Points
    63,256
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 414
    Given: 274

    Re: Friday OT - Splurge Items

    Nice hotels.

    The Pattee (Perry). The Blackhawk (Davenport). The Savery (Des Moines).

    The Hotel at Kirkwood Center, run by Kirkwood students (Cedar Rapids).

    Next on my list is The Park Inn (Mason City), designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: FS1
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. West Virginia
  • November 29, 2014
  • 11:00 AM