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Tis The Season! -What's on your holiday wish list?

Posted: Thu, 3rd Dec 2009, 5:26am

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I'm amazed this thread hasn't been made yet. razz Even though I haven't posted in months I figured I might as well make this. Here's my small list:

New Super Mario Bros. Wii
Zelda: Spirit Tracks
Wii Sports Resort
Bob Marley Sweatshirt
Sublime Tshirt
A new backpack

I haven't gotten a new video game in like 6 months, so that's why they mainly dominate my list. What's on yours?
Posted: Thu, 3rd Dec 2009, 5:45am

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Nice! On mine..

iPod Touch
Adobe After Effects
Assassins Creed I
Star Wars The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition
Angels and Demons -- Extended Addition
Battlestar Galactica Season 1

I probably won't even get half of these, I'm just hoping for the iPod touch OR After Effects. Either one will do fine smile
Posted: Thu, 3rd Dec 2009, 6:16am

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Just thish.

Badly.
Posted: Thu, 3rd Dec 2009, 7:28am

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I want the Turbo Man action figure with the arms and legs that move and the boomerang shooter and his rock'n roller jet pack and the realistic voice activator that says 5 different phrases including, "It's Turbo time!" Accessories sold separately. Batteries not included.
Posted: Thu, 3rd Dec 2009, 7:49am

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-Dining Room Chairs
-A Car Engine Repair
-Navy Burberry Blazer
-Northface Jacket
-DJ Hero Renegade Edition
-Blurays
-Rent Money

God, how things change...

Things I wish I could ask for:
-New Camera
-New Computer
-New Microphone

But, alas.........nada.
Posted: Thu, 3rd Dec 2009, 7:59am

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Love. rolleyes
Posted: Thu, 3rd Dec 2009, 11:01am

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Good one's guys.

My list:
-Modern Warfare 2 Xbox 360
-New lappy
-Left 4 Dead 2
-Angles and Demons & Taking Pelham 123
-Alienware tshirt

Thats about it. I dunno what I'll get, but I need a new computer for class and my xbox is broken so either of those would be cool.

If all else fails, I seem to remember that last year someone (definately not aculag?) wanted pens and paper to write this year's list. I wonder what's on his list?

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Posted: Thu, 3rd Dec 2009, 11:21am

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A hardtop, with a decent engine. And plenty of room in the trunk.
Posted: Thu, 3rd Dec 2009, 1:11pm

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Limey12345 wrote:

I want the Turbo Man action figure with the arms and legs that move and the boomerang shooter and his rock'n roller jet pack and the realistic voice activator that says 5 different phrases including, "It's Turbo time!" Accessories sold separately. Batteries not included.
I'll never forget that movie...
-Anyway my list is composite lab w/greenscreen. I just got it a day or two ago. Can install it this Saturday.
-Maybe some Xbox live time and
-hopefully halo 3 (I have ODST)
Posted: Thu, 3rd Dec 2009, 1:40pm

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Atom wrote:

God, how things change...
Indeed. We bought a new house a couple of months back and I also treated myself to a PS3, so we're being thrifty this Christmas!

Still, good home + good family + good friends + good food = what more do you need?

Other than the hardtop, obviously.
Posted: Thu, 3rd Dec 2009, 2:17pm

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- Your Clothes
- Your Boots
- Your Motorcycle
Posted: Thu, 3rd Dec 2009, 3:15pm

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Hmmm, my automated email response isn't working.
Tarn, how many copies of lab products do you normally sell during the holidays?
Posted: Thu, 3rd Dec 2009, 5:50pm

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Adobe After Effects.
Posted: Thu, 3rd Dec 2009, 6:22pm

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A Macbook Pro or Imac with FCP and Soundtrack pro on it.
A car.

Basically things I won't be getting smile
Posted: Thu, 3rd Dec 2009, 6:38pm

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Things I put on the list:

- The Uncharted Games, Fringe Season 1 (Blu-Ray), Deodorant (hey I save 30$, I use one of those every 6 months, so why not?).


Things I would put on a list (if Santa owed me a life debt):

A car, a Harrier jet, a pet Leonopteryx, world domination, a close working relationship with Peter Jackson, George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and James Cameron and last: Summer Glau's hand in marriage.

I have good taste, yeah? razz
Posted: Thu, 3rd Dec 2009, 7:22pm

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Staff Only wrote:



A close working relationship with Peter Jackson, George Lucas, Steven Spielberg and James Cameron and last: Summer Glau's hand in marriage.

I have good taste, yeah? razz
What the hell is wrong with you?! wink But really, I can understand Peter Jackson and Steven Spielberg, but George Lucas?? And James Cameron?? Even as a large fan of both the Star Wars movies and the Terminators, I won't hesitate to say that those are the two biggest jack asses in the industry. You wouldn't work WITH Cameron, you'd be working FOR Cameron smile

And come on, Summer Glau? As long as it's a wish list, go for the best. Emma Watson. wink

Sorry to go all kick-ass ninja on your wishlist.
Posted: Thu, 3rd Dec 2009, 7:37pm

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Thrawn wrote:

Sorry to go all kick-ass ninja on your wishlist.
Not at all. wink

Thrawn wrote:

but George Lucas?? And James Cameron??
Lucas because he has a lot of money and his own company (add to that ILM). If I could talk him into doing a Jackson/Blomkamp with me (me being Blomkamp) I'd be in business. Cameron is for quality control/an opinion I respect highly. We're talking about the man who checked the 10 highest grossing films' themes and plot and incorporated it into his Terminator script to ensure success. He also has 11 Oscars under his belt, the shoot of The Abyss and of course Avatar. If I could call Cameron and ask him to see my film and tell me what's wrong with it, that would be awesome + tell me how to be such a controlling director. And as you said: Jackson and Spielberg are just awesome.

I forgot to add Joss Whedon and J.J. Abrams. They are just as high on the list.

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And come on, Summer Glau? As long as it's a wish list, go for the best. Emma Watson. wink
Well here are some objective opinions to say the least. razz Things Summer does better than Emma (of the impressions I got from interviews):

Humility
General sexiness
Dancing
Being awesome

Personally I would rather have book-Hermione than Watson or even film-Hermione.
Posted: Thu, 3rd Dec 2009, 7:48pm

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Things I might get:
    Drum Set
    Assassins Creed 2
    Clothes


Something I desperately need but will not get:
    Car insurance...
Posted: Thu, 3rd Dec 2009, 7:48pm

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Now we get to watch as this thread dissolves into "who would you DO" discussion...

*popcorn*
Posted: Thu, 3rd Dec 2009, 8:08pm

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Definitely NOT Aculag wrote:

Now we get to watch as this thread dissolves into "who would you DO" discussion...
So guys who would you rather do: Aculag or Definitely NOT Aculag?
Posted: Thu, 3rd Dec 2009, 8:09pm

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I actually haven't given this much thought but...

(realistic)
Green screen
New tripod
XLR mic adapter.

(If Santa was real)
Shotgun Mic
New editing Desktop PC (Use my lap top as just a personal computer)
Small Jib
Bose Headphones
A 50mm prime lens
A 18mm prime lens
A 70-400mm zoom
And the white house

smile
Posted: Thu, 3rd Dec 2009, 8:22pm

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Besides a few sets of front teeth?

Prince of Persia (the '08 game, not the 2D)
MW2, controversy and all
Airsoft film props
A life
Lots of coffee
Stock footage
B.A.R.
Posted: Thu, 3rd Dec 2009, 9:07pm

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A hippopatamus!!!

I wish...
for a PS3!!! with CoD5 and 6 of course! wink
Posted: Fri, 4th Dec 2009, 12:53am

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-Ray-Bans
-Inglourious Basterds
-500 Days of Summer
-District 9 (isn't released till the 29th though)
-Assassins Creed 2
-Left 4 Dead 2
Posted: Fri, 4th Dec 2009, 1:00am

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Reborn777 wrote:


-District 9 (isn't released till the 29th though)
I think they've moved it up to the 22nd.
Posted: Fri, 4th Dec 2009, 1:24am

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Richard MMIX wrote:


Prince of Persia (the '08 game, not the 2D)
MW2, controversy and all
Airsoft film props
A life
Lots of coffee
Stock footage
B.A.R.
This is a man with his priorities in order. (What's B.A.R?)

Also, if I had to make a "serious" list of things I want:

-Magic mouse
-New laptop (one that actually works.)
-A bigger, cheaper apartment
-A desk
Posted: Fri, 4th Dec 2009, 2:27am

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B.A.R. Browning Automatic Rifle. Shoots .30-06 cal round, on full auto. Went out of use pretty soon after WWII, I believe. Mostly mounted on a tripod.
Posted: Fri, 4th Dec 2009, 4:34am

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What I want for christmas is definitely NOT Aculag!
Posted: Fri, 4th Dec 2009, 5:48am

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Well, here I am! Looks like you got your wish! wink
Posted: Fri, 4th Dec 2009, 6:01am

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You know what, now that it's here I... I just realize that what I wanted all along wasn't some hopeless dream, or some consumerist aspiration imposed on me by occidental culture, but what I had all along: money.
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And so you have learned the true meaning of Christmas.
Posted: Fri, 4th Dec 2009, 10:54pm

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All I'm looking for this Christmas is happiness. You can buy that, right?

If that's too expensive, some stock footage, books, and a few DVDs would work too. Oh, and New Super Mario Bros. Wii.
Posted: Sat, 5th Dec 2009, 4:50am

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Whatever happened to good ol' board games? Risk: Godstorm anyone? Although I suppose it doesn't really count as a christmas wish because I am buying it for myself on monday........ oh well smile
Posted: Sun, 6th Dec 2009, 8:34am

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Ahem....

Definitely NOT Aculag wrote:

My parents, who run a small plantation in Atlanta, have afforded me the luxury of rightful ownership to ten acres of their plot. I have 18 african slaves to tend to the field, and, this Christmas I am hoping that my parents will allow me to build on my property. Yes, the thought alone startles me as well. My father can be a tempered fellow, but I believe he can also be quite generous and heroic.

At any rate, building my own small house on my acreage would be a dream come true.
Posted: Sun, 6th Dec 2009, 9:44am

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Atom wrote:

Ahem....

Definitely NOT Aculag wrote:

My parents, who run a small plantation in Atlanta, have afforded me the luxury of rightful ownership to ten acres of their plot. I have 18 african slaves to tend to the field, and, this Christmas I am hoping that my parents will allow me to build on my property. Yes, the thought alone startles me as well. My father can be a tempered fellow, but I believe he can also be quite generous and heroic.

At any rate, building my own small house on my acreage would be a dream come true.
And I's was just grateful to have made the cut. Work don't come along too offen' these days. Yessuh! mrgreen


EDIT: Look at this email I just got a few minutes ago. Notice the title... Now you guys know what to ask for.
Posted: Mon, 7th Dec 2009, 1:23am

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Oh and I want a gravity gun.