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The most expensive thing you bought this year?

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I bought a gaming chair for 300 bucks.The old one I have aptly broken, and it was expensive, about 1,000 bucks. Because of this, I was afraid to buy a cheap chair, because I thought it would be terrible. I had nothing to do, because I didn't have much money then I bought it. But I was wrong. Here is a photo of this wonderful chair.gt-racing-gaming-chair-gt-racing-gaming-chair-gtracing-high-back-gaming-chair-review.jpg.6d0c5341ffa0edf4687625f3de49bc5a.jpg

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22 hours ago, dalekphalm said:

I didn't even think about my phone - I bought a iPhone Xr this year, so I guess that tops the list for single "item" for me.

Phones are expensive :(


 

 

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It will be the following:

2x Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMes £175 each brand new.

3x Acer Predator X34P's for £550 each.

1x Samsung 860 EVO 4TB SSD for £330.

64GB of DDR4 3200Mhz C14 for £450.

EK Velocity AMD block for £70.

Pimax 4K with Nolo VR for like £240 together.

 

Literally about to buy a piano Yamaha P-515 as my old one is well used now...

 

I bought a lot of stuff haha.


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On 7/24/2019 at 1:33 AM, ARikozuM said:

Check if your insurance plan has a drug deductible. If it doesn't, find one that does. If it has one that's too high, get a lower drug deductible or look at some drug savings plans. 

My current insurance doesn't have a deductible for medical care or the pharmacy. This particular medication they only cover 50% of the cost for however, which seemed to be the same for most health insurance policies I checked concerning tier 7 medications unfortunately.

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Uhhh, this year is probably my PC case, Define R6 USB-C TG. Ive gotten much more expensive stuff if we go off retail prices but I didn't pay those.

 

 


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On 7/23/2019 at 10:33 PM, imreloadin said:

My medicine, it costs $6,300 but and my insurance only covers half of it. Thankfully I was almost at my out of pocket maximum for the year so it only ended up costing ~$600 and will be free each month for the rest of the year.

Hey, I understand where you are coming from. One of my meds are around $24,000 a month (Cystic Fibrosis is expensive). I have to pay 100% up to my deductible but then they pay 100% of everything else. (as long as I use the, in network, specialty pharmacy they specify).

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41 minutes ago, imreloadin said:

My current insurance doesn't have a deductible for medical care or the pharmacy. This particular medication they only cover 50% of the cost for however, which seemed to be the same for most health insurance policies I checked concerning tier 7 medications unfortunately.

That sucks. Have you checked to see what international pricing of the drug is? I wish I could help, but insurance companies [in the US] use their own drug tiers. 


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So far I spent $400 on a phone for a friend. Though, collectively, I'd says McDonald's meals.

I might buy a car before years end, so I suppose that'd be the biggest expense. We'll see though.

I've done more selling of personal items than buying this year.


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I finally paid off my truck this year, so if you wanna call that my biggest payment.  (But I've been making payments for a couple years).  Otherwise, the biggest purchase this year would maybe be my PC or my phone.  Granted my phone is on the AT&T Next plan, so obviously not paying it all out of pocket at once.


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A $250 shotgun I've got on layaway.

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1 minute ago, Trik'Stari said:

A $250 shotgun I've got on layaway.

Those are rookie numbers. Gotta pump 'em up.


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Candour and lies

For what I left behind

I know the price was high

 

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No words to make it right

But now I know

That home is where my heart desires.

 

 

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If it's my own money, then the biggest single payment would probably be my Windows tablet at £110.

But I have bought £100s worth of tools this year but that at different times.

 

If it's someone else's money, then I spend £50k of the family's money on a house


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This baby for a whopping $2600 cuz brazil prices dont know the meaning of mercy

 

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Not one single part, but collectively I have spent $3,600 building my forged engine for my turbo Miata in the past couple months.

 

The most expensive single part for it was the harmonic damper, surprisingly, at $526. A close second is the piston set at $474.

 

Still another $12,200 to go before it makes 400hp!


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Ummm...my dslr,  a d3400 with 18-55mm and 70-300mm kit lens lul cost me about ₹47990/-

Aaaaaannnd my $hit phone,  a redmi note 7 3+32 gigs

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On 7/25/2019 at 3:19 PM, Den-Fi said:

No, a 200 acre actual farm.

Not planning on getting into the farming business, just going to be a flip.

That's how you get all the money for these headphones..


My pc is just a pre-built idk i dropped my gpu i dont trust myself to build one.

Core i3 7100

8gb ddr4

1050ti

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m.2 ssd (240gb)

500gb HDD

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SME Model 15 Turntable

SME 309 Tonearm

Schitt YGGDRASIL DAC

PrimaLuna EVO 400 valve pre-amplifier

Chord Shawline RCA's

Chord Clearway XLR's

QED Supremus Loudspeaker cable

Bowers & Wilkins 803 D3 loudspeaker's (Might be selling soon)

IsoTek EVO3 power conditioner

Audioquest NRG-Y3 power cable's

Clearaudio Essence MC cartridge

Sennheiser HDV820 Headphone Amplifier

Sennheiser HD800s Headphone's

Still got 45k to spend on audio.. hehe..

 

 

 

 

 

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My Canon Powershot G7X mkII I bought used for about $450 from Adorama was my single biggest purchase of the year.


The pursuit of knowledge for the sake of knowledge.

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On 7/23/2019 at 11:17 PM, Andre36 said:

Hi

I'm new to this forum. I'm still student, so this year I only want to spend my money for a pet. Maybe a dog :] What's your?

I am planning a build using my Christmas and my own money: 

Trident Z royal 16 gb

i7-8700/9700k 

Corsair dual fan white rgb cooler

Crystal Series 280X case (Sweet)

RMx White Series™ RM750x

 

2070/2060 super (When my birthday comes after Christmas)

 

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My 335i xDrive M-Sport. That is, by at least an order of magnitude, the most expensive thing I have ever bought. Nothing else even comes close.

 

The runners up this year are my Danner Quarries and my LAMY 2000 EF.


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2 2080ti kingpin cards caught the oc benchmark bug


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