Let's show our new stuff!!!

What do you like to decorate with? That bucket of blood?
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Re: Let's show our new stuff!!!

Post by Andybev01 » Tue Dec 22, 2020 11:15 pm

Someting I can carry with me every day.

It was on a shelf of miscellaneous doo-dads in a second hand store today.
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Re: Let's show our new stuff!!!

Post by Pumpkin_Head » Sun Dec 27, 2020 5:44 pm

If you're going to shop for holiday decorations, the off season is the best time. A lot of stores are clearing out Halloween merch after the 31st of October.

I always shop for Halloween decorations in Spring, Christmas decorations in June and July, and so on.

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Re: Let's show our new stuff!!!

Post by Murfreesboro » Mon May 10, 2021 9:58 am

Back when I was building my collections, I used to shop on Nov 1 and Dec 26. Now I have so much that it takes something really special to get me to buy. I do like that cameo, Andy.

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Re: Let's show our new stuff!!!

Post by Pumpkin_Head » Mon May 10, 2021 5:59 pm

I blew so much money on records and a new turn table this year, I haven't really done a lot of Halloween decoration purchasing this year.

My father must be rolling over in his grave, or would be if he knew hos much I spend on my stereo system and records. I'm surprised he hasn't come back to haunt me. ( narf narf )

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Re: Let's show our new stuff!!!

Post by Murfreesboro » Wed May 12, 2021 7:45 am

Well, most people have a hobby or two they are willing to spend their money on. Sometimes if others don't share that particular enthusiasm, they think it's foolish. But records and such are sufficiently popular that they probably have value to many others besides you.

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Re: Let's show our new stuff!!!

Post by Pumpkin_Head » Wed May 12, 2021 4:27 pm

Thanks, Murf. Some of my records are considered to be collectors items. Vinyl is making a huge come-back now a days.


At any rate, I do very much love my music and I've always enjoyed and appreciated a fine piece of stereo gear. I also like a good quality camera as I am a retired photographer.

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Re: Let's show our new stuff!!!

Post by Murfreesboro » Thu May 13, 2021 7:42 pm

Vinyl surely has made a come back! I never thought I'd see that.

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Re: Let's show our new stuff!!!

Post by Pumpkin_Head » Thu May 13, 2021 11:05 pm

I didn't think that would happen either, Murf. In fact, I had a very pessimistic out look for stereo gear in general as the digital seemed to be taking over everywhere, but thanks to the Internet ( I know, that's a digital tech) I found out about vinyl's resurgence, and I've built up a nice collection since everything I had got destroyed in that fire 6 years ago.

CDs are also making a bit of a come back, and believe it or not, there's actually home for reel to reel tape recorders. Right now they're prohibitively expensive, but perhaps as time goes on, it won't stay that way. I really miss the two I had.

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