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post #11 of 44
My income tax return has come and gone already. I paid for the furniture and paint in my office, paid off some bills, and bought 3 23 inch monitors.
post #12 of 44
uhm... a stealth recon scout biggrin.gif

now, doesn't that sound like a coolermaster case?
post #13 of 44

I bought my Sig Rig, a PS3, a whole bunch of PC + PS3 games plus i spent about 1K of it on my daughters bedroom to redo it in all rapunzel

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post #14 of 44
I hope I get around $1k for my tax return. Most of it will go towards car insurance, though frown.gif
 
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post #15 of 44
I bought a Xonar DX, Skyrim, and Battlefield 3. Skyrim was a disappointment after just playing the crap out of Oblivion, but no regrets with the sound card and BF3. If things had worked out better (car died, bills, etc.) I would have also bought another HDD, a SSD, and a couple Blu-Ray drives.

Oh and I still need a new keyboard... I'm thinking a Duckie Shine with browns. We'll see.
post #16 of 44
nothing i live leagally on tax free salaries, so no tax return for me biggrin.gif

besides aussies fiscal year ends june 30th and they get there returns on average sept
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post #17 of 44
All I'm getting is the satisfaction of knowing I don't owe that much money to my credit cards anymore and hopefully buy a house which I'm already in the process just waiting to hear the answer from the other bank since it's a short sale. After that I'll start the quest of building the computer I always wanted.

I'm not getting a big tax return even though I do have a kid. But it's mostly because I work as a student worker and the school doesn't deduct me any tax money from my checks.
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I bought a Xonar DX, Skyrim, and Battlefield 3. Skyrim was a disappointment after just playing the crap out of Oblivion, but no regrets with the sound card and BF3. If things had worked out better (car died, bills, etc.) I would have also bought another HDD, a SSD, and a couple Blu-Ray drives.
Oh and I still need a new keyboard... I'm thinking a Duckie Shine with browns. We'll see.

can't wait to get my own house to do the same to my daugthers bedroom... will be kind of like modding a PC.
Edited by Sodalink - 2/28/12 at 3:51pm
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post #18 of 44
I get the satisfaction that almost every year for the last 10 I OWE taxes. Why would I want to loan the federal government money throughout the year only for them to give it back to me w/o any accrued interest the following year? Makes no sense at all.
post #19 of 44
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Originally Posted by Sodalink View Post

All I'm getting is the satisfaction of knowing I don't owe that much money to my credit cards anymore and hopefully buy a house which I'm already in the process just waiting to hear the answer from the other bank since it's a short sale. After that I'll start the quest of building the computer I always wanted.
I'm not getting a big tax return even though I do have a kid. But it's mostly because I work as a student worker and the school doesn't deduct me any tax money from my checks.
can't wait to get my own house to do the same to my daugthers bedroom... will be kind of like modding a PC.

After getting a water cooling set up going. I too am in the process of waiting on getting a bid accepted. And thats what the rest of my girl and mines combined 3400$ will go towards. Making the movie an easy transition.
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post #20 of 44
I'm probably just going to use most of my money to pay off my car, I might buy either a paintball setup or a LAN computer. Tough decision really.
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