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wow almost as bad as my moms bf i get kicked out and yelled at for hours every time a box shows up with my name on it
Well when you get married, your Mom will become your ally because you'll have all your parts shipped to her house. Then you can pick them up there so you can upgrade in stealth mode.
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post #22 of 30
If your going w/ the loud fan idea, u could also try adding a paper clip to it . Nothings louder than a off balance fan!

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Well when you get married, your Mom will become your ally because you'll have all your parts shipped to her house. Then you can pick them up there so you can upgrade in stealth mode.
lol thats pretty funny, I may have to sig that.
    
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Dude, I'm in the same boat as you, but it comes from my wife. Normally when you buy parts, you can install them in your box and nobody is the wiser. Well you can't go from a 17" monitor to a 22" and not be noticed. My wife was like, "This thing his huge, I don't like it. I have to move the cursor way over here, how much did it cost, blah blah blah." Then if your fans on new parts are louder, forget about it. Uggghhh!!! It's really a tough business we are in.
Hey, you sound just like me man. My wife and your wife should get together and do something so we can update the PC's while their out. They'll never know the difference. LMAO
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Well when you get married, your Mom will become your ally because you'll have all your parts shipped to her house. Then you can pick them up there so you can upgrade in stealth mode.
What sense does this make?
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shouldnt this be in the off topic section?
    
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post #26 of 30
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wow almost as bad as my moms bf i get kicked out and yelled at for hours every time a box shows up with my name on it
I always have to intercept the UPS guy before he rings the doorbell with my package. I camp the front door and the day it is to be delivered and pretend to watch TV. That way, my mom won't notice that I just blew $500 on new computer stuff. I can only hope she doesn't notice when I spent $700 on a 8800gtx+water block. She would flip.
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Good thing my parents don't care!
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post #28 of 30
My parents don't care about computer stuff I buy, as long as I'm still thrifty (which I am) and I buy everything myself. Fine with me, I don't want someone who needs help clicking on the start menu telling me how much to spend on my computer!
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post #29 of 30
wait ur gonna be a college grad. and u need ur parents to pay for ur cooling? how bout u get a job first and then use ur pay checks to pay for it, instead of tryin to convince them.

but if u must, u can always try to tell them tat ur getting ur 120 dollar processor to equal a 1000 dollar processor in terms of performance.
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wait ur gonna be a college grad. and u need ur parents to pay for ur cooling? how bout u get a job first and then use ur pay checks to pay for it, instead of tryin to convince them.

but if u must, u can always try to tell them tat ur getting ur 120 dollar processor to equal a 1000 dollar processor in terms of performance.
Good advice, but please type better.
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Wait you're going to be a college graduate, and you need your parents to pay for your cooling? Why not get a job first, and then use your paychecks to pay for it, instead of trying to convince them?

But, if you must, you can always try to tell them that you're getting your $120 processor to equal a $1000 processor in terms of performance.
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