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#121935 - 12/27/05 10:43 AM Whose world got rocked this Christmas?
Capn_Pickard Offline

Registered: 03/09/04
Posts: 1056
Loc: Arlington, VA (NOVA)
Mine did!

...when my father-in-law dropped the coolest gift on us after all the presents were seemingly finished being opened.

After nearly six hours of gift opening (there were 13 of us there this Christmas), my father-in-law gave my brother in law and I each 43" Pioneer HD plasmas - the 4350 model.

I literally starting crying.

Hooked it all up last night (which meant tearing all the old component wiring off the old set-up and re-wiring all 8 components). The rats nest was pretty unavoidable. The picture is just unbeatable (except by the 50" Pioneer Elite, IMO).

Now I need to find someone who will take my 40" Mitsubishi tube off my hands (and more importantly, haul it down 4 flights of stairs).

Who all else got lucky this Christmas?

#121936 - 12/27/05 11:31 AM Re: Whose world got rocked this Christmas?
dmn23 Offline

Registered: 02/01/03
Posts: 649
Loc: Nashville, TN
Niiiiiiiiiiiiice! If you haven't reached this conclusion by yourself already, you need to stay married to that woman!

Well, I didn't get to keep it, but I did get to test drive a silver 2001 911 Carrera Friday afternoon. THAT was a blast. Somehow, somewhere along the way, things got screwed up. I was meant to be rich...
M22ti mains, EP175 sub, VP150 center, QS4 surrounds

#121937 - 12/27/05 04:06 PM Re: Whose world got rocked this Christmas?
dakkon Offline

Registered: 02/08/04
Posts: 1849
" I didn't get to keep it,"

i feel you on that one, what a tease eh, you get to enjoy it for the whole 20min or so that your in it, and then you know you wont get to enjoy it anymore... that's happened to me a few times.. but a bit different situation..anyhow, i know "exactly" how you feel..

#121938 - 12/27/05 04:49 PM Re: Whose world got rocked this Christmas?
littleb Offline

Registered: 08/03/03
Posts: 1235
Loc: Moorhead, Minnesota/US
Congrats on the plasma. If I hadn't ordered a VTF3, I would have gotten 2 DVD's, one of which I ordered myself, a pair of sleepers and $100, which will help me pay for the sub.

#121939 - 12/28/05 12:46 PM Re: Whose world got rocked this Christmas?

Registered: 11/12/04
Posts: 164
I got my Quad 22L's and center speaker for Xmas! I kept my QS8's in the rear and I couldn't be happier.

#121940 - 12/28/05 02:00 PM Re: Whose world got rocked this Christmas?
newkid2005 Offline

Registered: 07/23/05
Posts: 200
Loc: napa, california
Santa gave me his Halos - C1 and A51 !!!!!

#121941 - 12/28/05 02:26 PM Re: Whose world got rocked this Christmas?
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Registered: 05/16/02
Posts: 1156
Loc: Ontario, Canada
Well I got them as an early gift, but my wife gave me the nod to upgrade my M80's to a full Epic 80 / 600 system!!! (I snuck in a pair of M3's as well) Thank-you darlin!

That was Dec 2nd. One week later, our second car died. (Actually, you could say it was my car as I was always the one stuck driving it) Ended up buying a mint 99 Acura TL with really low Km's on it. So yes, my Christmas rocked!


Epic 80/600 + M3's + M3 Algonquins + M2 Computer + EP125
I think I'm developing an addiction.

#121942 - 12/28/05 02:34 PM Re: Whose world got rocked this Christmas?
thyname Offline

Registered: 04/05/05
Posts: 552
Loc: Oakton, VA
I got a REL Q150E subwoofer for my stereo for Christmas!! Not bad. And "a few small things" too...
Axiom M60s, QS4s, VP100 Onkyo TX-SR804 Oppo 970HD Rotel RB-1080/RCD-1072 REL Q150E sub, PS 3

#121943 - 12/28/05 02:56 PM Re: Whose world got rocked this Christmas?
spiffnme Offline

Registered: 04/01/03
Posts: 5219
Loc: Los Angeles
I got kicked by a horse, does that count as getting rocked?

"A nation cannot prosper long, when it favors only the prosperous." -President Barack Obama

#121944 - 12/28/05 05:04 PM Re: Whose world got rocked this Christmas?
oldskoolboarder Offline

Registered: 05/25/03
Posts: 2181
Loc: Menlo Park, CA
Wow, congrats! Nice gift and even nicer family.

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