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If your brother buys it by himself, will he let you play with it anyway? If you want the car, then you should decide that you will put your money toward it, and not get tempted by other things that might come along. It'll be a good lesson in responsible money management too.

$75 might not seem like a lot of money, but if you don't have a real job, and also that you want to save up another $800, that $75 is quite a bit in terms of that amount you want to save.
Your so right man, i really need to learn to be responsible with my cash.
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Your so right man, i really need to learn to be responsible with my cash.
Oh, well, I didn't mean to imply that you're not responsible with your money, nor did I mean to imply that buying the 360 would be irresponsible, but it's just a good, simple illustration of things that generally tend to happen as you get older and financially independent. Replace the car with a house and bill payments, and replace the 360 with a fancy car that you might not need--people have to make decisions like that all the time, it's just a good baby step to thinking for the future rather than the right-here-and-now.
    
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[QUOTE=onoz;13441854]Paying $75 for just the 360 alone is a good deal. All that extra stuff is icing on the (very cheap) cake.

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this. thats an insanely cheap price for everything being fully functional. definitely do it.
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That's a good deal, though not having controllers is going to up the price (especially if you want to play it with your brother). You doing your own work on the car or raising money to have someone do it for you?

Maybe your brother can give you some slack, since you seem to help him working maybe he can let you pay it off over a little period after time, after all, where's the brotherly love
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post #25 of 29
Pay $75

Continue to save. Also find some cheap controllers on Craigslist and your set.

Win-win!
post #26 of 29
saving the money is always good amd your reward will be the car it will serve you better than the xbox cause what happens when they role out the new xbox and they stop making games for the 360. like i sad before having the car opens ups a lot more options then just buying an xbox be smart guy buy the car you will never regret it
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fix the car imo thats a sweet ride
    
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post #28 of 29
It should be like this. I'd definitely pick up that 360 and flip it for profit. I've seen the slim console alone go for more money. So this is the best chance to pick up and do not need to miss it. I like it very much.
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Originally Posted by guyladouche View Post
Oh, well, I didn't mean to imply that you're not responsible with your money, nor did I mean to imply that buying the 360 would be irresponsible, but it's just a good, simple illustration of things that generally tend to happen as you get older and financially independent. Replace the car with a house and bill payments, and replace the 360 with a fancy car that you might not need--people have to make decisions like that all the time, it's just a good baby step to thinking for the future rather than the right-here-and-now.
Thinking about the future wouldn't be to slave away saving every penny and letting opportunities like this pass you by... This isn't exactly a sports car that will only depreciate as soon as you own it unless you hold on to it for 40 years. This is a DEAL man

Buy it half and half with your brother

Then you sell it and split the profits 50/50

Win/Win

Don't let the deal slip through your hands.

You get to try that Kinect out to see if you want it for a future purchase (my kids love it, I'm 28 myself, and think it's pretty cool, but there is a lack of games that are my taste for it right now. Looks like thats soon to change this holiday season though) and you both make a little money.
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