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Re: Unhacking the wallet in 2015 - confessions of an addict (warning: long)
« Reply #100 on: Tue, 24 February 2015, 22:58:47 »
Update...

Doing well almost two months in....

Have only bought one item I didn't plan for in OP.... a TECK from Binge.... also have sold some stuff that I was just sitting on...

The addiction is loosening its grip...
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Re: Unhacking the wallet in 2015 - confessions of an addict (warning: long)
« Reply #101 on: Tue, 24 February 2015, 23:08:06 »

Update...

Doing well almost two months in....

Have only bought one item I didn't plan for in OP.... a TECK from Binge.... also have sold some stuff that I was just sitting on...

The addiction is loosening its grip...

You're doing much better than me, intelli.

I have a problem...

Good to hear at least one person is succeeding!  :D

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Re: Unhacking the wallet in 2015 - confessions of an addict (warning: long)
« Reply #102 on: Fri, 06 March 2015, 00:16:34 »
Okay...so accountability report... my spending is still well under control compared to last year. Resisted the black and silver Cheat in the classifieds, whew!

But... I just worked out a partial trade for the Retro DSA set from taylordcraig. And I'm getting a cheap Tipro to play with...

But I know where this leads...nowhere good.  I'm finding that my resolve increases the longer I resist buying...but even treating myself to something small is actually a considerable setback and makes it 10x easier to justify more!!

So I am refreshing my commitment and making a short term goal: I will purchase NOTHING else for the rest of March, not even a single OEM keycap. I can do this, one step at a time! Dont they have clinics for this kind of thing? Hold me accountable, Bros
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Re: Unhacking the wallet in 2015 - confessions of an addict (warning: long)
« Reply #103 on: Fri, 06 March 2015, 00:18:12 »
What if there is a Bro Caps sale in March?
 

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« Reply #104 on: Fri, 06 March 2015, 00:19:34 »
What if there is a Bro Caps sale in March?
Well, since I never win, it won't matter if I skip it, right?
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« Reply #105 on: Fri, 06 March 2015, 00:20:58 »
What if there is a Bro Caps sale in March?
Well, since I never win, it won't matter if I skip it, right?
ha ha ... we will be watching!  :cool:
 

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« Reply #106 on: Fri, 06 March 2015, 00:47:50 »
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I'm glad to hear that you're able to maintain your discipline.  I, on the other hand, am getting ready to hack my wallet for the first time, for keyboard justice.  You and berserkfan have been the voices in my head, warning me to exercise caution and be responsible when considering keyboard purchasing decisions, but, this time, your sage advice is being drowned out by the sweet siren song of custom mechanical crack.

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Re: Unhacking the wallet in 2015 - confessions of an addict (warning: long)
« Reply #107 on: Fri, 06 March 2015, 07:27:49 »
I have now learned in the months of late Feb and early March, wallethack is almost inevitable because of all the GB's and boards.

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« Reply #108 on: Fri, 06 March 2015, 07:49:26 »
I have now learned in the months of late Feb and early March, wallethack is almost inevitable because of all the GB's and boards.


My wallet has been affected also by some of the recent GBs, but I hope to keep it under control.

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Re: Unhacking the wallet in 2015 - confessions of an addict (warning: long)
« Reply #109 on: Wed, 18 March 2015, 11:21:45 »
What would you consider worse:  struggling to unhack your wallet or struggling to get your wallet hacked in the first place?

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« Reply #110 on: Wed, 18 March 2015, 11:27:05 »
the former, obviously. getting your wallet hacked in the first place is a guarantee once you signed up for the site. matter of time more than anything

intelli, what are your feelings on acquiring your grail board? and do you see yourself getting hack'd further this year?

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« Reply #111 on: Wed, 18 March 2015, 13:11:22 »
I feel very happy about the TA board, obviously, although it was not cheap. That's OK though, as it was a planned expense as mentioned in the OP.

So far I've bought a few items I didn't budget for in the OP, but my spending is much more under control now than it was last year. I've said "no" to a lot of stuff I wanted and that's built up my willpower to resist. It's definitely hard to change a habit like this and I feel guilty for breaking my own rules a couple times, but overall things are moving in the right direction for sure .Will provide more updates.
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« Reply #112 on: Wed, 18 March 2015, 13:25:18 »
the TA board is a real stunner, glad for ya

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« Reply #113 on: Sat, 21 March 2015, 07:30:39 »

the former, obviously. getting your wallet hacked in the first place is a guarantee once you signed up for the site. matter of time more than anything

intelli, what are your feelings on acquiring your grail board? and do you see yourself getting hack'd further this year?
I know intelli was looking for a TA and even offered finders fee. I didn't realize intelli was the OP of this thread. My spirit is broken! The only person whom I thought is wise turned out to break his own promises! I'm disillusioned! I should spend spend spend!

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Re: Unhacking the wallet in 2015 - confessions of an addict (warning: long)
« Reply #115 on: Sat, 21 March 2015, 11:29:29 »
The TA board was a planned expense though as per OP
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« Reply #116 on: Fri, 27 March 2015, 04:15:43 »
Solid read, I'm finding myself in the same position, I spent all the money I made during a contracting job (probably 1/3 on keyboard related stuff) and I definitely regret buying most of it. But I see it as a learning experience, next time I go to buy something I hope that I'll take a second and really think, it definitely gave me a greater appreciation for money, which is a good thing.

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Re: Unhacking the wallet in 2015 - confessions of an addict (warning: long)
« Reply #117 on: Sat, 28 March 2015, 09:18:16 »
It's actually very simple in the end.
  • Find a niche within a niche.
  • Be an objectivist.
The real issue is time.
  • It takes time and effort to stumble upon actually interesting posts/articles. Although, you can simply watch a few subforums, a couple of sites like KeyChatter and stalk some members.
  • Two relatively boring hours/days to clean/mod one keyboard, 'nuff said.
  • There's much more to keyboards than just the hardware. Layouts, firmware, UI settings. It takes time to get used to each change, and productivity may suffer in the meantime.
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For example, I was aspiring to become an ordinary audiophiliac^Waudiophile, but I've been lucky to find an alternative. I currently own 20 pairs of headphones; a dozen is 25 years old on average though, and cost about $50 (+ replacement ear pads or a cable) to acquire, on average. When in use, they're powered by an $100 amplifier just fine. Some blind testing, and I've realized that a relatively significant upgrade in sound would cost over $1000. I will buy your shiny HD 800 in 15 years, when it drops to €150 or less on German eBay. The end.

Similarly, there are members, who, say, don't buy anything made after '85.

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Re: Unhacking the wallet in 2015 - confessions of an addict (warning: long)
« Reply #118 on: Mon, 06 April 2015, 00:59:41 »
Another wallethack update from me: Know your limits and where you feel comfortable buying, and if you have agreed to something, make sure you have the money, and if you want something else, you might have to miss out on it. I think now I will be planning a budget out for what I actually want to buy, and set aside some money for if a sale comes up for keycaps or something, or just skip out on it and stick to my plan.

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« Reply #119 on: Thu, 07 May 2015, 08:23:52 »
i have the wallethack syndrome too! But i havent reached the tipping point yet :) Nice Read though!

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« Reply #120 on: Mon, 11 May 2015, 21:45:33 »
After my recent purchases I'm planning to dial back quite a bit. I've skipped the last few artisan sales in favor of sticking to a budget for my hobbies in general, and I have all of the keycap sets I need either on the way or already here. I have a backlog of projects to keep me busy (Gateron swap, Model F tinkering, etc.) which won't cost me much to complete, so I'm planning to space them out over the year and really spend some time finally typing on these damn things. They really don't get enough use at home any more, so I think I'll be rotating them through as my work boards. They're all pretty low-key and aside from the IBM's they won't make much of a racket in our open office.

I've still got a small list of holy grail items, but they're few and far between and nothing that I'm really in a rush for. Overall I'm extremely satisfied with where my keyboard journey has taken me (left-to-right in my signature).  :D
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Re: Unhacking the wallet in 2015 - confessions of an addict (warning: long)
« Reply #122 on: Fri, 15 May 2015, 04:08:01 »
I just spent $500 on weeaboo crap..

Don't ask..

Fvck..
wtf! what is that?
 

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« Reply #123 on: Fri, 15 May 2015, 05:03:02 »
I just spent $500 on weeaboo crap..

Don't ask..

Fvck..
wtf! what is that?

$500 in watermelons
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« Reply #124 on: Fri, 15 May 2015, 05:19:52 »
I just spent $500 on weeaboo crap..

Don't ask..

Fvck..
wtf! what is that?

$500 in watermelons

just to Drop the watermelons

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Re: Unhacking the wallet in 2015 - confessions of an addict (warning: long)
« Reply #125 on: Fri, 15 May 2015, 05:41:56 »
Did the Industrial SSK appeared in the list of intelli78s expenses? As soon as I saw that intelli78 bought the SSK from Ellipse, I instantly was thinking of a thread I read a while ago :) Wondering who has it now!
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Re: Unhacking the wallet in 2015 - confessions of an addict (warning: long)
« Reply #127 on: Thu, 21 May 2015, 15:02:24 »
I just spent $500 on weeaboo crap..

Don't ask..

Fvck..

I'm asking, was it the figgurs?
 

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Re: Unhacking the wallet in 2015 - confessions of an addict (warning: long)
« Reply #128 on: Thu, 28 May 2015, 22:48:05 »
I just spent $500 on weeaboo crap..

Don't ask..

Fvck..
$500 in sex toys

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Re: Unhacking the wallet in 2015 - confessions of an addict (warning: long)
« Reply #129 on: Thu, 28 May 2015, 22:55:48 »
I really need to find my perfect switch, I just keep buying and selling keyboards, I have liked all of them along the way but have not really felt the desire to stick to one yet. I would much rather spend that money on key caps :)
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« Reply #130 on: Wed, 17 June 2015, 15:54:12 »
I'm more or less in the same place. I currently have 21 keyboards (14 if you don't count the Fujitsu Peerless I'm selling). Then again, I don't have plans to buy anything else, other than the Matias60 GB that is happening now. Once that happens, I will be able to build the switch test board I want and I'll still have my Keycool for the desktop and maybe one more for the laptop (probably the Apple M0116). Then I can stop and keep myself from wasting the money on keyboards. I think I'll even commit myself to no more keyboard related purchases for 2015.

I should mention that I use my checking account for day to day stuff and that I keep backup funds in a savings account if there were an emergency. So I'm not living paycheck to paycheck, but I do have less money that I'd like.
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« Reply #131 on: Wed, 17 June 2015, 16:47:24 »
I'm just finding this thread now, but I really wish I'd found it back in January... I've got really bad case of FOMO that leads to buying way too many keysets, though the design aspect does appeal to me as well. Something about putting together boards with certain keysets and stuff just makes it so hard to stop.

I think I'm in GB's for like 7 sets right now, while only using maybe 3 keyboards of my collection. I've already got what like 10? It doesn't help that I don't NEED to get rid of anything, but deep down I know it's unhealthy to keep lusting after new things obsessively.

The artisan cap stuff is another story, I don't know if I can stop that train.

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« Reply #132 on: Wed, 17 June 2015, 17:08:33 »
I just want to say, I am reading all the replies. Thanks for sharing your stories! I hope everyone is eventually able to achieve peace of mind and wallet.
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« Reply #133 on: Wed, 17 June 2015, 18:38:25 »
As you can see from my post count, I'm new around these parts...

I always liked my M$ Natural keyboard, with the tilted split design- which took me to the Kinesis Freestyle 2 (of which I have one at home and one at work)- the Kinesis lead me via Google to GeekHack ala Ergo Dox....

Since joining this site, I've purchased a Poker3, several CM Storms (various switches), practically every key set that Mass Drop has had, including the Star Trek, JukeBox, etc..., MOST of the keyboards that MassDrop has had, including a custom from Korea, and many of the HolyOOps keys.....

I've already had 4 custom keys made (in batches of 100) that will be given away at Defcon- as well as TWO WASD keyboards with full custom keycap sets (which will also be given away)- 

I think the trick is to live within your means- I derive joy from giving things away to others (it's why I make the puzzle and crypto games that I do for people)- and now I've found yet another avenue for that...

But to your point-  yes, I have been way to active in purchases for myself.

Thankfully individual keycaps are generally pretty cheap as one-offs....

Great post, btw.

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Re: Unhacking the wallet in 2015 - confessions of an addict (warning: long)
« Reply #134 on: Wed, 17 June 2015, 20:46:00 »
Great post man. I was so in debt. Now I'm still in debt but I don't buy anything keyboard related. Except a few retail caps here and there. Life is better and less stressful now.  :thumb:

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« Reply #135 on: Thu, 02 July 2015, 18:30:37 »
Hey guys,

Just started this hobby the beginning of this year but I'm already three keyboards and several artisan keycaps deep  :eek:
Encouraging to see others prioritizing self-control and delayed gratification for personal and financial wellness. I'll be trying to exercise more self-restraint in the coming months as well  :thumb:

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« Reply #136 on: Sat, 04 July 2015, 06:00:36 »
I did a bad thing: BroCaps sale. With the new prices it's amazing how quickly the total rises.

Going to need to unload some of my artisan collection to compensate. And hope that the end of V2's means future sales are less tenping... Yeah, right...
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« Reply #137 on: Sat, 04 July 2015, 06:40:20 »

I just want to say, I am reading all the replies. Thanks for sharing your stories! I hope everyone is eventually able to achieve peace of mind and wallet.
Is that the reason you are unloading some caps, speaking of which I've also PMed you, if it's still available :)
 

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« Reply #138 on: Sat, 04 July 2015, 12:59:42 »
I did a bad thing: BroCaps sale. With the new prices it's amazing how quickly the total rises.

Going to need to unload some of my artisan collection to compensate. And hope that the end of V2's means future sales are less tenping... Yeah, right...

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« Reply #139 on: Sat, 04 July 2015, 13:41:46 »
Ah! You are whining, that you've earned too much money, so you had to spend an insane amount of it on keyboards. Zero comiseration for that from my side :-) Obviously things in your life go way too well, so that you don't suffer from real problems. Don't get me wrong. I envy you for your "little" problems.
 
And I don't think that this hobby is mainly about spending money and piling up goods. For me it is about learning the technical knowhow for do-it-yourself keyboards, which aren't even necessarily expensive. Tinkering and getting things done normal people have no ability for. That is keyboard hacking for me. McGuyvering keyboards, so to say.
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« Reply #140 on: Sat, 04 July 2015, 22:03:54 »
Ah! You are whining, that you've earned too much money, so you had to spend an insane amount of it on keyboards. Zero comiseration for that from my side :-) Obviously things in your life go way too well, so that you don't suffer from real problems. Don't get me wrong. I envy you for your "little" problems.
 
And I don't think that this hobby is mainly about spending money and piling up goods. For me it is about learning the technical knowhow for do-it-yourself keyboards, which aren't even necessarily expensive. Tinkering and getting things done normal people have no ability for. That is keyboard hacking for me. McGuyvering keyboards, so to say.

Unless you're joking, this is super douchey. You can always argue that there are worse problems, but this is something I know at least I struggle with as well. It's just being personally responsible, I'm sure the man has other problems in his life as well.

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« Reply #141 on: Sat, 04 July 2015, 22:08:20 »
Ah! You are whining, that you've earned too much money, so you had to spend an insane amount of it on keyboards. Zero comiseration for that from my side :-) Obviously things in your life go way too well, so that you don't suffer from real problems. Don't get me wrong. I envy you for your "little" problems.
 
And I don't think that this hobby is mainly about spending money and piling up goods. For me it is about learning the technical knowhow for do-it-yourself keyboards, which aren't even necessarily expensive. Tinkering and getting things done normal people have no ability for. That is keyboard hacking for me. McGuyvering keyboards, so to say.

Unless you're joking, this is super douchey. You can always argue that there are worse problems, but this is something I know at least I struggle with as well. It's just being personally responsible, I'm sure the man has other problems in his life as well.
If this was a one sentence thing, it might have been a joke, but this took some time to write, and obviously thought went into it. Mega douchey, because someone else's spending, especially someone you don't know personally, should be none of your business.

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Re: Unhacking the wallet in 2015 - confessions of an addict (warning: long)
« Reply #142 on: Sat, 04 July 2015, 23:22:21 »
Ah! You are whining, that you've earned too much money, so you had to spend an insane amount of it on keyboards. Zero comiseration for that from my side :-) Obviously things in your life go way too well, so that you don't suffer from real problems. Don't get me wrong. I envy you for your "little" problems.
 
And I don't think that this hobby is mainly about spending money and piling up goods. For me it is about learning the technical knowhow for do-it-yourself keyboards, which aren't even necessarily expensive. Tinkering and getting things done normal people have no ability for. That is keyboard hacking for me. McGuyvering keyboards, so to say.

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Re: Unhacking the wallet in 2015 - confessions of an addict (warning: long)
« Reply #143 on: Mon, 06 July 2015, 22:30:29 »
Intelli, just curious how you think your new purchasing habits have affected your involvement in the community. I know this might be hard to distinguish, since you also backed off from blogging, etc., but have you noticed a change? Or, have you consciously backed off to keep your "wanter" at bay?

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Re: Unhacking the wallet in 2015 - confessions of an addict (warning: long)
« Reply #144 on: Sun, 12 July 2015, 20:25:52 »
Interesting thread, im sure that basically anyone with a hobby has gone through moments where they spent a little more on it than they should have.  Luckily for me, im rather frugal with money and have a hard time purchasing something if I dont need it.  I may not be a Geek Hacker in the sense where I spend money on numerous keyboards looking for an end-game, but as an extension of that I have spent money into turning my computer workstation into something 'end-game' worthy.  Im talking peripherals here, not computer components as their clearly is no end-game here (and I dont bother spending lots of money on parts that depreciate and become outdated before they stop working).  So when I went about purchasing my monitors, headphone/DAC/amo combo, mouse, etc, I did research to find components that would be reasonably priced and were generally high performance.  Striving to get the absolute best of each component, I told myself, would be wasteful and irresponsible, but cheapening up will also result in more spending down the road, so that has to be avoided as well. 

I bought my first mechanical keyboard a couple of months ago, and the only other thing I bought for it were a couple of keycap sets to replace the stock ABS caps (I now realize why everyone raves about thick PBT caps and cherry profile).  Unlike audio equipment and monitors, even the best keyboards can be had for relatively cheap, so I can see why the pursuit of a better keyboard would be so enticing.  I think the point im trying to make is that in the past I never had much issue with buying equipment and dealing with the idea of settling with what my research has decided on purchasing.  After browsing HeadFi for a couple hours, almost anyone would want to get some LCD-3s or get some kickass DAC/amp combo that is getting hyped to death.  But damn, this stuff is all so expensive that there is no way I can justify spending that much just to listen to music as a hobby, especially since my current setup sounds good enough.  I think that im closer than ever to breaking my rule of utilitarian peripheral buying habits just to see what the rage with other mechanical keyboards is all about.  I like my mx blues, but what about clears?  What about topre?  And then, what keycap profile? 

But the more I think about it, this is by far the best keyboard ive had in my life, and I never used to even fuss over what keyboard I used to complete the task.  The keyboard is a tool, and if the tool you have is good and still works, then why look to replace it?  The only reason why I bought a mech was because my old keyboard was starting to be spotty (it was wireless).  Though after realizing the depth of keyboard options, it makes wasteful spending in the pursuit of finding something better seem to be rather appealing. 

The best thing that came out of me spending more money on a mech board was finally learning how to touch type.  I used to be able to type ~70wpm with a technique that could be described as nothing less than the complete mastery of the hunt and peck.  I could even do it without looking, and had convinced myself years ago that proper touch typing would be pointless to learn.  But the sheer excitement involved with typing on my new keyboard made me want to type with less errors and more fluidity, and now im already typing ~60 wpm more comfortably and with less effort than ever.  If just replacing my keyboard could make this much of a difference in enhancing my computing experience, I think it may be justifiable after all to buy another board or two to see if I like anything a bit better.  Though sorry guys, there is no way ill ever justify buying 10+ different keyboards just to find an absolute grail, I dont think I care enough about the pursuit.  Keycaps on the other hand, I could see myself buying a few more sets to get something aesthetically pleasing and of just the right profile. 

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Re: Unhacking the wallet in 2015 - confessions of an addict (warning: long)
« Reply #145 on: Sun, 12 July 2015, 20:33:35 »
Wallethack, still impossible to unhack

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« Reply #146 on: Mon, 13 July 2015, 18:05:13 »
Great thread. I myself have greater control over my budget. So wallet hack hasn't happened to me. That said, I expect to spend more on keyboards this year because I'm designing my own.

I'm not immune to FOMO though. That was what made me buy a $3000 electric violin, and a $900 Warhammer 40k imperial guard army on eBay. It also played a large part in buying my current residence! Fear the FOMO.

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Re: Unhacking the wallet in 2015 - confessions of an addict (warning: long)
« Reply #147 on: Mon, 13 July 2015, 23:36:35 »
But the more I think about it, this is by far the best keyboard ive had in my life, and I never used to even fuss over what keyboard I used to complete the task.  The keyboard is a tool, and if the tool you have is good and still works, then why look to replace it?

I think the problem most of us face (myself included) is not that we replace our tools but that we hoard them. In my quest to try out as many vintage keyboards as possible, I have purchased way more than I've intended.
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« Reply #148 on: Tue, 14 July 2015, 05:13:52 »
My problem is artisan caps. They're rare so if you get into a sale or find a cap forsale you feel like you have to take part or forever lose your chance, then you have to search forever for one again.

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Re: Unhacking the wallet in 2015 - confessions of an addict (warning: long)
« Reply #149 on: Wed, 15 July 2015, 08:37:54 »
My problem is artisan caps. They're rare so if you get into a sale or find a cap forsale you feel like you have to take part or forever lose your chance, then you have to search forever for one again.

The thing with keycaps especially the rare one, the liquidity is high in the market from what I see
so if one day you need money, somehow you can just sell at the price you get it and there will always/almost someone who will buy it

keyboards market is growing fast nowdays, especially in Asia
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