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post #11 of 76
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Originally Posted by Robilar View Post

A stripper pole? biggrin.gif
I thought it would inspire my wife but instead during a hormonal spike, she ripped it out of the floor and beat me with it...

lachen.gif

Best mental image ever.
 
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post #12 of 76
Newton's cradle is a must.
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post #13 of 76
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Originally Posted by Nizzzlle View Post

Newton's cradle is a must.

I don't think anyone can properly call themselves men of science without owning one of these. It's a necessity in order to join the club.
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post #14 of 76
i would personally put the money where I would put most of my time...

definitely a lot would go towards the sound system. grab a nice big sub, use those towers if you want, and get surrounds that will mount in or on the walls. Dont take up any more desk space or shelf space than you have to. I would even upgrade those speakers. big ones like that are hard because they are better with more power, but most receivers put out similar wattage on all of the outputs.

seating would be where a lot of money would go as well. it is imperative that you are comfortable.

then a TV and some nice lighting. no floorstanding lamps. Hidden LEDs and sconces.

iono what else.
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post #15 of 76
Thread Starter 
Thanks for all the replies guys! Anyone else?
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post #16 of 76
I'd replace the "old shoddy desk" with a nice one, Galant or whatever you like. I like L-shaped spaces for multi-tasking or if you have more than one PC set up.

Also get a nice task chair and use your current one for another computer down there if you have one. Leather or mesh are both great

Also agree that nice shelving looks great and nice framed art also pulls a room together.

And a coffee maker (if you drink the stuff) is a must IMO, lol.
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post #17 of 76
post #18 of 76

trying all of these beers is a must

http://www.stonebrew.com/home.asp

also

http://www.northcoastbrewing.com/beer-rasputin.htm

if you have a man cave, you have to be a beer snob. dont drink coors or bud like most of the taste-bud-lacking americans
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post #19 of 76




you could also make all of your furniature and lighting out of beer bottles and galvanized pipe for a classy, industrial look.



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post #20 of 76
+1 to beer on tap plus a nice little bar wink.gif
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