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Weekend Open Forum: What do you want for Christmas?

By Matthew ยท 111 replies
Nov 5, 2010
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  1. Alright folks, it's crunch time. There's less than two months (49 days for those counting) until Christmas morning, and we know many of you are scrambling for gift ideas -- we are too. It can be nearly impossible to find the perfect present for that special geek in your life and we hope to ease the process with our annual holiday gift guide. Due to be published by mid-November, the guide includes many of today's coolest gadgets and electronics spanning all budgets.

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  2. TomSEA

    TomSEA TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,635   +696

    What do I want for Christmas? Well, winning the lottery would be nice. :D

    But if not that, I'll take a Dell UltraSharp U3011 30" monitor, thanks. :)
  3. princeton

    princeton TS Addict Posts: 1,676

    Well if anyone wants to... Was my birthday oct 30 and xmas is coming up. I could sure use a used iphone to replace my pre :)
  4. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,010   +18

    A Red Ryder BB Gun app for my phone. =)

    But I think a 120 GB SSD might do the trick.
  5. klepto12

    klepto12 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,115   +9

    A new videocard would make me oh so happy but a 55" tv would be nice :)
  6. Brock Samson

    Brock Samson TS Rookie

    A new wife.

    Seriously a new wife... but I would also take a 3g ipad. Flight control is so addicting!!!

    More time in the bathroom!!!
  7. Ranger12

    Ranger12 TS Evangelist Posts: 621   +122

    A motherboard/CPU/ram combo would be niccceeee...
    But on the cheaper side, a raid controller card would be nice because software raid sucks...
  8. Cueto_99

    Cueto_99 TS Booster Posts: 248   +12

    I'd love an Amd 6970!, but probably won't get one... So I'll just get myself a new case, maybe one of those HAF...
  9. ruben1992

    ruben1992 TS Rookie Posts: 32

    6970 & CM692 case.
  10. ---agissi---

    ---agissi--- TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,977   +15

    A good job, then a Dell UltraSharp U3011 30" monitor provided its as beautiful a display as the big huge 28 or 30" Mac LCDs are.
  11. Timonius

    Timonius TS Evangelist Posts: 647   +58

    You'll shoot your eye out! :)

    I would love a brand new Monitor.
  12. Afroaggie

    Afroaggie TS Rookie Posts: 30

    Well my wife and I are playing around the idea of getting a nice 50 inch plasma for Christmas, but me personally I could go for a new graphics card or maybe an ssd ;)
  13. Quinneypoo

    Quinneypoo TS Rookie

    I want a new 13" MacBook pro. It's $1200 but i'm going to pay for half of it :D
  14. Tekkaraiden

    Tekkaraiden TS Evangelist Posts: 997   +93

    A decent looking, good performing mini itx case/motherboard/processor/ram combo so I can finally rebuild my xbmc pc.
  15. UT66

    UT66 TS Rookie Posts: 143



    HD6950 ....




    chocolate (dark)
  16. Wendig0

    Wendig0 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,119   +121

    I want a girlfriend whose name doesn't end in .jpg..... Oh, and an Official Red Ryder Carbine-Action Two-Hundred-Shot Range Model Air Rifle!
  17. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,891   +1,262

    An Apple Mac server......this one to be exact

    (Didn't think I really wanted to join Job's mob did ya?)
  18. Wendig0

    Wendig0 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,119   +121

    God I fail... I should have read the comments before posting... Gwailo beat me to the punch.
  19. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 3,448   +145

    Eh...a mouse pad.
    A good one.
    And some JVC RX-700's.
  20. dustin_ds3000

    dustin_ds3000 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 869   +8

    I will be spending the time i have left with my family, on January 4th, i will be going to basic training for the US Army.
  21. Mushroom

    Mushroom TS Rookie Posts: 32

    The fastest broadband available
  22. mccartercar

    mccartercar TS Booster Posts: 140   +26

    How about a full driving simulator equipped with a g25 wheel, pedals and shifter; full force feedback via pnuematics and hydraulics with full rotational axis rails that can complete 360 degree movements in every direction and multi point suspension emulation. All topped off with 3 monitors inside running in eyefinity one front and two sides for periphereal view and with full dash gauges mounted physically all scripted to run in rigs of rods and any other racing/driving open sourced/closed source game.
  23. spyx

    spyx TS Rookie Posts: 57

    hmmm well i would say either a xbox 360 250gb (slim) with or without kinect OR a gaming laptop OR .....dont really know thats basically it......but Im not realy a Christmas guy,,,,
  24. walliot

    walliot TS Member

    Odd as it may seem, I'm perfectly happy with my life. Not really missing out on anything. Sure, upgrades are thrilling but I think I'll miss a proper family dinner most.

    Anyone else here 17?

    Got a $80 pair of Pioneer headphones that I've been saving up and I feel it's christmas already X)
  25. NeoFlux

    NeoFlux TS Booster Posts: 103   +12

    Diablo 3...

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