– an investigation of the human condition

What should I do?

I got my tax return back, and now have all this money that I don’t know what to do with. I’ve been thinking about spoling myself and buying a new toy (if you thought dirty things just then, shame on you!). But the dilemma I face is that I don’t know what I want…..

Do I buy the digital SLR camera that I’ve always wanted? (Even though I doubt i’ll really put it to good use)

Or do I invest in Gold and make other lucrative investments? (Not really serious about this one, it’s more a personal joke lol)

Should I just save it and watch the interest come rolling in? (And have a fairly boring life)

Or do I go against all that I stand for, and buy the Apple iPhone? (Even though I promised myself I’d wait for the next version considering the iPhone 3G has been having connectivity and battery failures??)

Hmm… Does anyone have any better ideas for me?

And no, I’m not going to give it to you.

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18 responses

  1. Tina

    Save half & spend the other half on crap you don’t need.
    That way you still have money for something you might want down the track, and can still have fun with what you wanna get now.
    Tis really just getting the best of both worlds.

    August 30, 2008 at 7:14 pm

  2. Luke

    get trashed

    August 30, 2008 at 7:21 pm

  3. Rob

    save it man haha, the only option it is impossible to regret!

    August 30, 2008 at 7:32 pm

  4. Sam

    LOL gold for sure!!!

    August 30, 2008 at 8:34 pm

  5. kester

    put it in an offshore swiss bank account…i dunno what the point of that will be but it sounds awesome in movies =P

    August 31, 2008 at 2:46 pm

  6. lithoniel

    Hmmmm…. this is difficult. If I were you, I’d buy a horse. But if you don’t have enough for that, there’s always a playstation 3, nintendo wii, new clothes, and the most fun thing in the world: NEW BOOKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    But I’m not you, and you’re not me, and therefore, this suggestion is of little worth. 😛 Enjoy yor newfound wealth though, my advice is to spend it on something lasting that you will enjoy. 🙂

    August 31, 2008 at 3:41 pm

  7. Jess Lowe

    Canon 450D. I just bought one and it rocks! Well worth the investment.

    August 31, 2008 at 4:11 pm

  8. jono

    Jess, are you just saying that because it’s the one I’ve got pictured?

    Lol… Because I was actually thinking of getting that one. But all the salesmen I’ve talked to so far have been directing me to the new Sony Alpha series 😦 Canon are expensive and less features I guess – but the picture quality, I’ve read, is unmatched….? Can you confirm? 😛

    August 31, 2008 at 4:14 pm

  9. Jess Lowe

    No! I actually have that one!! I’d take a picture of it but, well, yeah you know…it’s the camera!!

    Was looking at a Nikon but all the photographer people I know pointed towards the Canon. Was expensive but got a good deal from a place in York St (Fletcher’s Technics or something). Haven’t given in a great workout yet unfortunately because flat out with life – but the picture quality is great. It won’t let you take an unfocused photo (which is funny with my skills!). Not familiar with the Sony ones.

    DSLRs are fun!

    August 31, 2008 at 9:55 pm

  10. Christopher Edison Washington

    INVEST IN OARL! OARL CERTIFICATION WOOOOOH

    September 1, 2008 at 8:49 am

  11. amanda

    you can always buy a certain someone a beautiful gift….. say a wonderful younger sister lol 😉

    September 1, 2008 at 10:13 pm

  12. anon

    save your money

    September 1, 2008 at 11:46 pm

  13. Luke

    did i mention u should get trashed?

    September 2, 2008 at 6:08 pm

  14. Sam

    you’re losing out man, gold is on the move!!

    September 2, 2008 at 7:44 pm

  15. Lanelle

    Canon and Nikon are unrivaled for picture quality.
    Anyway the 1000d is out and if you look carefully it’s well within your price range
    Don’t settle for camera brands that have only existed for a few years.

    September 3, 2008 at 7:35 pm

  16. jono

    Great advice 🙂 Thanks Llama!! (Do you still go by that name? lol)

    September 3, 2008 at 7:37 pm

  17. Lanelle

    oui. i do. often.
    i have a llama collection now, people keeping buying me llamas

    September 6, 2008 at 9:20 pm

  18. jono

    sounds good 🙂 haha

    September 6, 2008 at 9:23 pm

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