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Stupid Things You Dont Need, But You Are Gonna Buy


By vid1900

1 year ago



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#1 1 year ago

When you look at those tiny Blutooth speakers at Bestbuy for $200 and wonder who the fnck buys that crap....

How about a Ion Audio Road Warrior 500w classD Blutooth dual 10" kicker box with 12 hours of battery life for $169 ?

Now that's stupid.

It can also just be hooked up to your car stereo, or plug a mic into it like a PA system.

https://www.buydig.com/shop/product/IONROADWARREFB/Ion-Audio-Road-Warrior-500-Watt-Rechargeable-Bluetooth-Speaker-System-IPA27-Refurbished?sdtid=11212639&omid=200&ref=cj&utm_source=CJ&utm_medium=Affiliate&utm_content=4485850

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#2 1 year ago

Can't you consider this entire hobby stupid sh!t that we don't need to buy?

#3 1 year ago

I'm happy with my "old school" wired speakers.

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#4 1 year ago
Quoted from FatPanda:

Can't you consider this entire hobby stupid sh!t that we don't need to buy?

Have you been talking to my wife?

#5 1 year ago
Quoted from indypinhead:

I'm happy with my "old school" wired speakers.

Sure, but if you needed a kicker box for your trunk anyway, or you wanted a Blutooth speaker for your garage, or wanted a PA speaker for your next clan gathering, this thing looks stupidly great in all the Youtube reviews.

It's not a replacement for the wired speakers on your home stereo.....

#6 1 year ago

Bought a new HI-FI VCR 2 months ago. Used that night, haven't touched it since.

#7 1 year ago

any pinball topper would fall under this!

#8 1 year ago

Dammit man...you been reading my phone or somethin? I'm actually in the market for one of these for my garage system. Been looking at the $299 Sony XB60 but can't stand Best Buy so haven't pulled the trigger yet.
Cheap Chinese speakers on this I'm guessing, but for $169, you're not exactly expecting the Holiday Inn. My question is how do you power 500 watts with no amp?
Thanks for info O Wise One.

#9 1 year ago

Spinn coffee maker:

https://www.spinn.com/

It freshly grinds the beans and brews at the same time! Controlled from your phone!

Stupid. Don't Need. Will buy.

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#10 1 year ago

https://biemspray.com/

LTG : )
Disclaimer : Think it's really cool. Probably won't buy.

#11 1 year ago

Holy hell this looks cool.

#12 1 year ago

Definitely buying that

#13 1 year ago
Quoted from LTG:

https://biemspray.com/
LTG : )
Disclaimer : Think it's really cool. Probably won't buy.

If it was a little cheaper, I think I'd buy that.

#14 1 year ago
Quoted from Dodgefolks:

If it was a little cheaper, I think I'd buy that.

Yeah $129 is a little high but definitely cool product!

#15 1 year ago

Lol. You can buy a lot of butter for $129

#16 1 year ago

I live in California and bought a heater.

#17 1 year ago

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#18 1 year ago
Quoted from Gryszzz:

My question is how do you power 500 watts with no amp?

It has a 500w classD amp built in.

And a replaceable sealed lead acid battery ($14.99 @ any HomeDepot). It comes with a 20amp hour battery, but nothing is stopping you from replacing it with larger unit when it dies.

#19 1 year ago
Quoted from LTG:

https://biemspray.com/
LTG : )
Disclaimer : Think it's really cool. Probably won't buy.

I thought everyone has this already...?

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#20 1 year ago
Quoted from LTG:

https://biemspray.com/
LTG : )
Disclaimer : Think it's really cool. Probably won't buy.

I'm gonna hold out for the Supreme version.

#21 1 year ago
Quoted from LTG:

https://biemspray.com/
LTG : )
Disclaimer : Think it's really cool. Probably won't buy.

I hate to admit it, but I have a similar unit I bought in London.

Love it.

#22 1 year ago

The world’s most expensive fixer upper on the Chesapeake Bay.

Whoops, too late...

#23 1 year ago

Well, being 500 watts and $130 less than the Sony I had to pony up. Will post review in here once I get it. Can't wait to slap my Supreme sticker on there....i just printed off 500 of them. Gracias big guy.
What would we do without ya pally? Stop spending money on stupid shit? Who wants to lead that boring ass life? Not this guy.

#24 1 year ago

Still waiting on the Pioneer to come back at $299. Closest I can find is $365, and I just can't spend over 3 on an iPod.

#25 1 year ago

I have spent enough after reading Vid's threads so I'm just gonna live vicariously thru you Gryszzz. Its cheaper and the hangover is much easier on me.

#26 1 year ago
Quoted from LTG:

https://biemspray.com/
LTG : )
Disclaimer : Think it's really cool. Probably won't buy.

The Presto one I "won" on the boardwalk in Atlantic City (playing Skee Ball and modified Bally 873 slots) in 1988 still works pretty good for me. Have to plug it into 115 VAC though.

#27 1 year ago
Quoted from MrBally:

Have to plug it into 115 VAC though.

Hard to take into a movie theater to avoid the yellow oil.

LTG : )

#28 1 year ago

You guys actually buy your machines...

#29 1 year ago

Vid did you read about Glenn Tipton today? Sad to hear. Wonder if they're still gonna tour. Was pretty pumped to see them this summer.

#30 1 year ago

Ok so this is a Wal-Mart (fuck them) speaker but it's normally priced at $350. Yes it's a refurb but they throw in a 1 year warranty. As I sit here quite cozy in front of my almost uncomfortably warm $27 heater Vid recommended, playing my American Strat that I got for $700 (case is easily $100), also a Vidtip, I'm thinking this is a good deal too. So there's my review.

#31 1 year ago

Sweet looking speaker! I might be in the market for a replacement for something I can use in my truck. Currently have a nice Braven BRV-X. Very rugged and has lasted me a long time. Cons are battery doesn’t make it a full day and it sounds distorted at louder volumes.

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#32 1 year ago

500 watts for $169? My neighbors can't wait.

#34 1 year ago

Just bought UV LED strips to make my black light carpet in the game room glow. Totally unnecessary, but I had to do it.

#35 1 year ago

I think Vid should be a data miner for the government.

#36 1 year ago

If you go with my purchase, you definitely will be wanting those

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#38 1 year ago

Just bought this tonight....speaking of stupid things I don’t need in northern wi with two kids.....

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#39 1 year ago

I just ordered a bunch of stuff to make "Gummy Poop". This is practice for when I eventually make Gummy Tide pods.

#40 1 year ago
Quoted from LTG:

https://biemspray.com/
LTG : )
Disclaimer : Think it's really cool. Probably won't buy.

I don't recommend you use this, except on the newer clearcoated playfields...

Robert

#42 1 year ago

Another van & trailer load of machines?

#43 1 year ago
Quoted from SUPERBEE:

$200.00 door bell ? Hell ya, Im in !!
https://shop.ring.com/products/video-doorbell-2
» YouTube video

Hey! That just came free with this stupid IoT fridge I don’t need.....

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#44 1 year ago

Bought Samsung's S3 smart watch. 350.00. Wore it for 2 days and returned it. Didnt care for constant reminders of text messages or emails on my watch.

#45 1 year ago
Quoted from Darcy:

Bought a new HI-FI VCR 2 months ago. Used that night, haven't touched it since.

Ha I still have 4 SVHS decks out of the 10 I had in my duplicating set up, haven't used them in about 10 years.

#46 1 year ago

Vintage Katana!

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#47 1 year ago

I wish I had all the money back from the stupid stuff I bought in the past!

#48 1 year ago

Salesman tried to sell me a Wi-Fi capable water heater last week. I thought he was kidding. I settled for the old standard.

#49 1 year ago
Quoted from DennisDodel:

Salesman tried to sell me a Wi-Fi capable water heater last week. I thought he was kidding. I settled for the old standard.

Lol, my Hybrid water heater has WiFi...But, it was like $1500, on sale for $1000, but was like $600 at a Home Depot a state over for some reason....then my electric company had a $750 rebate....all said and done... Excellent deal and my electric bill dropped a bunch.

#50 1 year ago
Quoted from DennisDodel:

Salesman tried to sell me a Wi-Fi capable water heater last week. I thought he was kidding. I settled for the old standard.

LMAO! Sure sign that manufacturers have figured out they can slap a $2.50 wifi chip in just about anything and charge 20% more.

Stupid thing I don’t need that I bought:
Amazon Echo Spot... i love that it basically looks like a high tech alarm clock... yeah thats pretty much it. Oh, and I can say “Computer.... Earl Grey, hot.” To which it replies “I’m sorry, the replicators are currently offline.”

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