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Please advice! How much $$$ should be in our accounts while waiting

08-18-2009, 11:08 PM
#1
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Please advice! How much $$$ should be in our accounts while waiting

Damn!! With sales coming out left and right, Doom, NFS, Wolf RPG, which I bought all, plus the good games that just came out, I'm starting to wonder if I would have enough money for the upcoming Gang$tar and other releases.

So in order to play it safe, how much money should be in our "waiting" accounts if we need to wait til the next paycheck at the beginning of September? We have Gang$tar which is scheduled of the end of August @ $6.99. Then give or take a few more sales will happen. Should $20 be a good "waiting money" to last the month?

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08-18-2009, 11:14 PM
#2
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The games aren't going anywhere, new ones come every day, and if it goes on sale once it'll go on sale again eventually. You should really just have a budget.

08-18-2009, 11:17 PM
#3
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I spent $40 this past week on apps.

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08-18-2009, 11:18 PM
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I'd say 20 is too low. Probably 25-50 is more safe. Also it depends on the apps you want. But it would probably be easier to jailbreak and get for free. I mean there are too many good apps coming out. If you saved five dollars for a week every week fo two months ending up with $40, then you would be good.
08-18-2009, 11:21 PM
#5
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Originally Posted by MidianGTX View Post
I spent $40 this past week on apps.
That's sounds like what I would spend if my iPhone wasn't jailbroken. There are too many good apps. Ha
08-18-2009, 11:23 PM
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Well I'm not trying to say I'm insanely rich or anything, but I can just about afford it at this rate I had a little extra cash and then my paycheck came in on top of that so I didn't worry too much about my app store spending.

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08-18-2009, 11:24 PM
#7
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Originally Posted by MidianGTX View Post
I spent $40 this past week on apps.
Spent around $130 from this weekend til now with the price drops and the new good ones.

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But it would probably be easier to jailbreak and get for free.
Sorry but no jailbreak for me. Not to say I'm looking down at jailbreaking, I respect everyone's opinion, but it's just my principle. I'd rather help the platform and developers and at the same time, baby my devices to the best shape as much as possible in terms of stability.

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08-18-2009, 11:25 PM
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Spent around $130 from this weekend til now with the price drops.
Damn son, what did you buy?

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08-18-2009, 11:29 PM
#9
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Originally Posted by MidianGTX View Post
Damn son, what did you buy?
All the highly rated new ones at the main thread, some classic stuff in my wishlist, price drops, productivity apps, etc. I know, it's out of hand . But I'm also stoked with the upcoming games to be released hopefully before the month is over. Gang$tar, Shift, Swarm, who knows maybe iMech will miraculously appear.

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