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So, my birthday is on April 15th, and it's a bit of a tough call for me right now on what i want. I know it's still a while down the road, but i'm too young to get a job (until my upcoming 16th birthday) so holidays and good grades are really the only time i get anything.

I've had my 2gb ipod nano for 4, almost 5(?) years now. a long ass time for most people to have an ipod. This thing has been a trooper and is still kicking, but i could REALLY use a new one. I was thinking about getting a classic, because I need a lot of space, ipod touches are overpriced and i would most likely crack the screen, and nanos dont have enough space and i'd lose it because it's so small. But if i got an ipod, that's pretty much my entire birthday right there, with maybe 1 game from the bits of cash and gift cards i usually get from friends.

But then again, there's a TON of games coming out this year, as all of you guys are well aware of. If I dont get an ipod i can just get some games, and a decent amount of cash for games later on in the year.

but I really need an ipod.
and I really need games.

What would you do, internet?
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Get the iPod, the way I look at it is, an Ipod will last you alot longer than a few games will.
You can complete a game, but you cant complete an iPod.

Or, you could put it towards your computer?
    
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I'd go with an Ipod. More bank for the buck? Weird to say that when comparing an MP3 player with video games...
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Get the iPod, the way I look at it is, an Ipod will last you alot longer than a few games will.
You can complete a game, but you cant complete an iPod.

Or, you could put it towards your computer?
what would i get for my computer? this thing is gonna last me a looooong time.
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what would i get for my computer? this thing is gonna last me a looooong time.
How much money do you have? PM me. Thanks.
    
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I'd see if you can score a used iPod touch around 32Gb or 64Gb. It doesn't make sense now days to get an iPod classic unless you have over 50Gb of music or whatever. I mean 50 bucks more gets you so much more functionality.
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Get the iPod Touch. Lots of developers are making games to play for the iPod Touch. There are great titles available including Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies, GTA: Chinatown Wars along with Battlefield: Bad Company 2.

If your worried that the glass would crack, you should also worry about the hard-drive failure of the iPod Classic. With day to day use, the iPod Classic's hard-drive could stop working within a few months of you buying a brand new one.
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screw both of these things i'm gonna get a better tv for my room so i can play games in bed

and i'll most likely get portal 2 as well.
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screw both of these things i'm gonna get a better tv for my room so i can play games in bed

and i'll most likely get portal 2 as well.
lol nice one ;D
You're going to be playing PC games on that TV I hope..
    
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You don't "need" anything, you want an ipod and games.

I'd go with the ipod.
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