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So guys, my brother just got offered a 360 slim with kinect, modern warfare 2, and black ops, but without any controllers for $150. He said if i want it he'll go half way and i'll only have to pay $75.

Thing is, i'm trying to fix up my dads 1988 bmw which should cost about $1,000, 200 of which i have.

So should i save up or go for the 360? kinect looks cool but seems like a huge gimmick and something that wouldn't be fun.

What should i do?
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That's a toughie. The Kinect is definitely cool IMO. How important is it to fix your dad's car?
 
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That's a toughie. The Kinect is definitely cool IMO. How important is it to fix your dad's car?
Pretty important, as i want to drive it to school next year, so im trying to earn the money before the middle of july. I don't technically have a job, but i work with my brother grouting, putting in hardwood floors etc, when i can.

I just worry ill end up not earning the cash in time.
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post #4 of 29
Paying $75 for just the 360 alone is a good deal. All that extra stuff is icing on the (very cheap) cake.

It all comes down to whether or not you can get that money in time, and only you will know that. Something else you might want to think about is whether or not you'll be using your 360/Kinect a lot. If you're just gonna buy it to play a few games, it might not be worth it.

EDIT OR your could buy it and resell? I'm not sure how much they actually go for.
 
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The 360 is a hell of a deal actually. If it were me I would end up reselling for profit.

I'd rather fix the BMW. Especially if it's an E30.
    
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I'd definitely pick up that 360 and flip it for profit. I've seen the slim console alone go for more money.

PS: Is the car a planned Father's Day present?
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haha, well, only if the car is a pimp car
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Put the money into the car, you can just get one later on ebay for cheaper.
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The 360 is a hell of a deal actually. If it were me I would end up reselling for profit.

I'd rather fix the BMW. Especially if it's an E30.
Dude your so awesome. I never thought about reselling this, and after checking craigslist prices i be able to get $300 plus easy.

How much do you think its worth with kinect, mw2, and black ops?

Plus rep to all of you btw
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Personally, I wouldn't be a dick like these other people and I'd tell your BROTHER about the resale opportunity if you aren't interested in playing the Xbox360.

Nice to see that most people here would take advantage of a family member in order to gain less than $100.

New Xbox 360 Slims are $129.99 right now where I am, used Kinect is about $50, Black Ops would be $35-40 and MW2 maybe $10-20. The issue is Kinect and COD players don't typically go hand in hand from my experience.
    
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