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    QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday 2016?

    It's that time of year again. Did you pick-up any bargains or has the wallet been kept shut?
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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday 2016?

    Mobile phone, 128GB uSD card, real leather case for said phone.

    Nuffink seriously serious tho.

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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday 2016?

    thornton chocolate and tbe star trek movie set

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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday 2016?

    An HTC Vive, a handful of very well-priced Christmas presents for other people.

    Oh, and Doom, The Witcher 3, Wolfenstein: The New Order, Ryse and Her Story, which were all on all-time lows and mostly funded by my revenue from selling trading cards.

    I'm mostly excited about the Vive though. Yep, definitely the Vive.

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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday 2016?

    Managed to resist so far, my wallets well & tightly shut.

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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday 2016?

    100m of Cat 6 cable. Living the dream eh?

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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday 2016?

    Nothing technically.... although I did buy a logitech MX Master mouse on Tuesday under the 'black friday' banner.

    Realistically there was nothing out there that I thought was a must have bargain if I'm honest.

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    Subscription to the Phoronix website.

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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday 2016?

    DOOM on Green Man Gaming, 77% off. Bargain.

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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday 2016?

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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday 2016?

    I was looking for a 1 TB SSD to stick my games on but compromised for a Crucial MX300 750 GB SSD for £106 on Amazon.

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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday 2016?

    Quote Originally Posted by jim View Post
    An HTC Vive, ...
    I'm mostly excited about the Vive though. Yep, definitely the Vive.
    Hmm, £100 off is tempting; I have the weekend to think about it. Would be good just for Elite and ETS2.

    So far, just a few games off Steam. There hasn't been anything that I want on offer otherwise.

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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday 2016?

    Quote Originally Posted by LSG501 View Post
    Nothing technically.... although I did buy a logitech MX Master mouse on Tuesday under the 'black friday' banner.

    Realistically there was nothing out there that I thought was a must have bargain if I'm honest.
    I LOVE my Logitech MX ! It is simply amazing. Had it about 12m now, IIRC I paid 54 quid new off ebay.

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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday 2016?

    A laptop for someone's Xmas - not reduced in price (retailer already took £20 off earlier in the week) but an extra year on the guarantee, 3 years now in total, for no extra charge.

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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday 2016?

    I bought The Witcher 3 last week??

    Family has tasked me with finding the bargains for them - so managed to find a decent deal on a CSC for them,and looking at some kitchen related stuff.

    The 750GB SSD was tempting but not much of a tech budget ATM!


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    Re: QOTW: What did you buy on Black Friday 2016?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gerrard View Post
    Hmm, £100 off is tempting; I have the weekend to think about it. Would be good just for Elite and ETS2.

    So far, just a few games off Steam. There hasn't been anything that I want on offer otherwise.
    Yeah. I don't think it's going to get any better for a while now, and it's pretty much parity with a USD purchase pre-tax, which is rare. It may well be that the sterling rice increases at some point.

    Of course, if the next gen device is announced that might create some downwards pressure, but who knows when that will actually materialise.

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