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PostPosted: 02/27/03 - 08:12    Post subject: RR help me with my decision here
Robin posed this question to me yesterday. She has been working a lot of hours and I have not complained or anything. She has really appreciated how I have stepped up to the plate and said she wanted to get me something. She was not sure which so here are my two choices.

Box seats to a Philly Flyers home game. We have not been to a game in a while and that would be real nice.

or

Sony Play station 2. We have N64 but the game selection is not as good and PS2 at least is compatible with PS1 games.

I am not real sure about which one. Flyers would be nice and PS 2 would be nice. Help me decide.
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PostPosted: 02/27/03 - 08:34    Post subject:
Flyers game is a one shot deal and they are cement heads anyway. Wink

You will have PS2 for the long run. Kids got one and several games this last XMas. The real investment is in the new games.
Try to find a Game Stop or Babbages and buy used games. They are about 50-75% cheaper and you don't feel so bad if you get one that doesn't live up to the expectations or recommendations.
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PostPosted: 02/27/03 - 08:37    Post subject:
BamBam wrote:
Flyers game is a one shot deal and they are cement heads anyway. Wink

You will have PS2 for the long run. Kids got one and several games this last XMas. The real investment is in the new games.
Try to find a Game Stop or Babbages and buy used games. They are about 50-75% cheaper and you don't feel so bad if you get one that doesn't live up to the expectations or recommendations.




for what it's worth, we have gotten every penny out of PS2.
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PostPosted: 02/27/03 - 08:48    Post subject:
But this is about you, not the kids, for a change. I say Flyers tickets so the two of you can go out on a nice date, complete with dinner and a little naughty for dessert. You can always buy the kids a PS if you really want one. Besides, if you spend all your time playing games you will not have time to hang out with us! Wink

Seriously, this present is for you. It's OK to think of yourself once in a while. I think she's making a great gesture and I'd go for the tix. How often do the two of you get some grownup time to go out on a date?
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PostPosted: 02/27/03 - 08:55    Post subject:
I have to say PS2. I know that you will get plenty of use out of it as well.
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PostPosted: 02/27/03 - 09:19    Post subject:
[scroll:50c1e6c6ba]PS2[/scroll:50c1e6c6ba]

Screws hockey. Doesn't it come on TV anyway?
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PostPosted: 02/27/03 - 09:21    Post subject:
purple hayes wrote:
[scroll:a4ac3ee2ee]PS2[/scroll:a4ac3ee2ee]

Screws hockey. Doesn't it come on TV anyway?


Can't you get a hockey game for PS2 anyway??? Confused
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PostPosted: 02/27/03 - 10:41    Post subject:
Joe,

My answer is a question. How big of a Flyers fan are you?

I know hockey games are fun, but if you aren't that big of a fan, you are probably better off going with the playstation 2.

If you consider yourself to be a die-hard fan, then you need to go to the game.
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PostPosted: 02/27/03 - 10:46    Post subject:
Since I rarily play video games, I'm going to have to go ahead and say the Flyers game. You'll both share an experience together, which I think is important here.

Better than any stinkin video game, that's 4 sure.
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PostPosted: 02/27/03 - 11:14    Post subject:
I'd go with the game and date too, but I hardly ever play video games unless they come via the computer. As far as the kids and the PS2, how much time do you want them spending on it? or yourselves, for that matter?
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PostPosted: 02/27/03 - 11:17    Post subject:
I would have to go for the game too. A gift that keeps on giving. But does she realize once you have the game then the extra work you've been doing around the house will no longer happen?
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PostPosted: 02/27/03 - 11:25    Post subject:
Tough one. We got a PS as a gift and like Kristin says, it's a time consumer. It's hard to enforce a 30-min daily limit, the boys would go for hours if we let them. When we first got it, it was so much dang fun, I'd often bang my head with the hour or two I'd waste after the kids went to bed. Anyway, if I had a choice of major gift from the mrs, I'd lean toward a spending spree at Home Depot, Champion Auto, or RRS dunno
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PostPosted: 02/27/03 - 11:35    Post subject:
Ask yourself this :: "What is the resale value on eBay of either gift if I don't enjoy it?"

I think you'll find your answer very clear. Wink
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PostPosted: 02/27/03 - 11:53    Post subject:
PS2 and Dinner out! No contest!
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PostPosted: 02/27/03 - 13:12    Post subject:
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