5/9/12

All the monkeys up in this like to stack a bit of dough here and there.

Some save, others don't.

Let's here some "major regrets" or "best purchase" stories from all the wannabe baller shot-callers..

Any of the following?....

Russian > weird rash

Club > Kobe sighting > pretend you're in the same league > bottle > bankrupt

Range Rover > bouncin' on 24z

Bangkok > massage > gun touching forehead

I wanna get a feel for how everyone's rollin'

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5/9/12

I know a guy that recently got a Nissan GT-R. Not sure if he regrets it, yet. LOL.

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5/10/12
cphbravo96:

I know a guy that recently got a Nissan GT-R. Not sure if he regrets it, yet. LOL.

Regards

assuming that person is a car person (and you probably are if you buy that car), i dont think there will be any regrets. like the guy w/ the cayman above ^

5/11/12
kmzz:
cphbravo96:

I know a guy that recently got a Nissan GT-R. Not sure if he regrets it, yet. LOL.

Regards

assuming that person is a car person (and you probably are if you buy that car), i dont think there will be any regrets. like the guy w/ the cayman above ^

Chances are he won't. However, his other options was the mod the car he already had, which was kind of what was decided at the time, then I get the email that said he caved, lol. He really wanted the GT-R and then decided to go another route and then the local dealership got one in and he went and looked at it and made a rash decision. Granted he contemplated most of the consequences prior but I'm just wondering if making the decision on the spot like he did will lead him to regret the purchase.

Also, if bonuses aren't really good for him, that will make his decision harder to swallow, lol.

Regards

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- Ronald Reagan

5/9/12

Bought a 1-year-used Ford Mustang when I turned 16. Still under factory warranty. 0-60 in 5.7 seconds.

Last time I ever splurged on anything. And thus IlliniProgrammer was born.

5/9/12
IlliniProgrammer:

Bought a 1-year-used Ford Mustang when I turned 16. Still under factory warranty. 0-60 in 5.7 seconds.

Last time I ever splurged on anything.

what is the NPV of the price difference between that and an early model honda 4-banger?

see, now you're going to die poor.

5/9/12
melvvvar:

what is the NPV of the price difference between that and an early model honda 4-banger?

see, now you're going to die poor.

It's worth about $300K, or the cost of a new Ferrari, at retirement (Assuming returns of CPI + 7%)

I will never get that $14,000 back.

5/9/12
IlliniProgrammer:
melvvvar:

what is the NPV of the price difference between that and an early model honda 4-banger?

see, now you're going to die poor.

It's worth about $300K, or the cost of a new Ferrari, at retirement (Assuming returns of CPI + 7%)

I will never get that $14,000 back.

Damn you're old.

5/9/12
IlliniProgrammer:

Bought a 1-year-used Ford Mustang when I turned 16. Still under factory warranty. 0-60 in 5.7 seconds.

Last time I ever splurged on anything.

Scarred for life

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5/9/12

Bottles. (seriously.)

5/9/12

I bought a 135i after graduating college. Still pay the loan and I don't even keep the car with me in NYC. Drive it once every other week or so. I'm huge into cars, would do it again and don't consider selling it. Extra couple hundo a month is tempting though.

I justify by telling myself I don't have any student loans..

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5/9/12

told my wifey she gotta stop splurgin, she said well then you gotta stop sploogin and i'm like damn bish dont u know its a recession?

5/22/12
swagon:

told my wifey she gotta stop splurgin, she said well then you gotta stop sploogin and i'm like damn bish dont u know its a recession?

You're not married nor are you sploogin on anything then the bedroom floor you still live in at mummy and daddys house

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5/9/12

i ate a bunch of mushrooms and took a taxi from Central Park to Grant Park...all because i had the munchies for jelly beans

5/9/12

Spending hundreds of bucks on bottles is always fucking stupid.

If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses - Henry Ford

5/9/12

I paid an obscene amount of money to swim with sharks and there were no sharks around to swim with.
3 years later, it still stings.

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5/9/12

Strippers and drinks at the Four Seasons (~$25 a cocktail). Primarily work-affiliated activities, but still money I wish I could take back.

5/9/12

Las Vegas-> Marquee nightclub bottle service followed by a night at spearmint rhino. Still makes me think twice before i use my credit card anywhere

5/9/12
Grindhouse:

Las Vegas-> Marquee nightclub bottle service followed by a night at spearmint rhino. Still makes me think twice before i use my credit card anywhere

hahha ive had a similar night

5/10/12
Grindhouse:

Las Vegas-> Marquee nightclub bottle service followed by a night at spearmint rhino. Still makes me think twice before i use my credit card anywhere

Spearmint rhino is terrible. I mean, I guess it could be fun if you're poor. You should come over to PTs, that's where the high class hoes are at.

5/9/12

I bought the first ipod that could play video, $400... I think I might have TRIED to watch a video on it once, and the battery could hold a charge for more then 3 hours while listening to music. I think I have it somewhere still, but I doubt it turns on. First and last Apple product I ever buy.

5/9/12

swagon makes this site.

5/9/12

swagon that was hilarious lmao

In all seriousness my biggest splurge was getting a private school education lol

5/9/12

Last Weekend in Miami @ LIV, Tiesto was playing, Awesome night but dropped a pretty penny.

5/9/12

too much finnnneeeee B.C. Weeed, don't remember everything except for the part where I rode the dragon.

5/9/12

Bought a Porsche Cayman after leaving banking. Nothing was regretted.

5/9/12

Saw some NFL players at a bar one time and spent $300 to keep up with them and act like I was some 6th string WR.

5/10/12

$11k on a Blancpain Villeret that I wear only a few times a month...but damn it's nice.

5/11/12

Opened a nightclub called the Double Deuce...ended up spending more money than ever on my Cooler...but he did cut costs by firing a bunch of people

I eat success for breakfast...with skim milk

5/18/12
DeanPortman:

Opened a nightclub called the Double Deuce...ended up spending more money than ever on my Cooler...but he did cut costs by firing a bunch of people

$5000 up front and $500 a night. I thought he'd be bigger

5/11/12

Bottles at a strip club in vegas, night cost me all my winnings from that day....

5/11/12
HFFBALLfan123:

Bottles at a strip club in vegas, night cost me all my winnings from that day....

Why are strip clubs like yuppie version of crack, we know it's bad for you and a complete waste of money, but it's so tough to turn down.

5/11/12
ginNtonic:
HFFBALLfan123:

Bottles at a strip club in vegas, night cost me all my winnings from that day....

Why are strip clubs like yuppie version of crack, we know it's bad for you and a complete waste of money, but it's so tough to turn down.

Because, it is a quick, easy way to have girls pretend to be into you while showing you their tits...

5/18/12

ginNtonic:
HFFBALLfan123:
Bottles at a strip club in vegas, night cost me all my winnings from that day....

Why are strip clubs like yuppie version of crack, we know it's bad for you and a complete waste of money, but it's so tough to turn down.

5/11/12

That bag of Reese's Pieces I just ate isn't sitting very well, I kind of regret that.

5/11/12
Anacott_CEO:

That bag of Reese's Pieces I just ate isn't sitting very well, I kind of regret that.

I don't know who this Reese girl is, or what club you picked her up from, but we could have all warned you that munching on her pieces wouldn't sit well...never does.

Regards

"The trouble with our liberal friends is not that they're ignorant, it's just that they know so much that isn't so."
- Ronald Reagan

5/18/12
cphbravo96:
Anacott_CEO:

That bag of Reese's Pieces I just ate isn't sitting very well, I kind of regret that.

I don't know who this Reese girl is, or what club you picked her up from, but we could have all warned you that munching on her pieces wouldn't sit well...never does.

Regards

whaaa? nah mane... always eat them thangs, do it just like mila ate natalies reeses pieces. u talkin that cray talk cph!

5/19/12

Worst splurge:
Like so many before me; Dropped 3/4 of my first paycheck on eastern european strippers and "champagne". Turned out to be $20 per bottle Cava sold as $200 champagne. Went straight from living large to living like a college student for a month.

Best splurge:
Bought my then gf a $700 braclet which she lost two months later. Resulted in me being single.

CNBC sucks

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5/19/12

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