a what point do you stop collecting ?

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I really don't have much left to buy at this point. Don't spend food monies on batteries, bulbs, or lights if you aren't even going to open them up or use them I've learned.
 

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When you finally get to cross off the last light on your very long list.
 

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When I'm having to decide whether to pay for dinner or buy another light... and even then I think that dinner is just one meal...but I can use the flashlight more than once. :)
I'm with ya, when it comes to dinner _out_. Plate of nachos, water, tip, is too close to $20 vs $10 these days. I'd rather eat cheap and buy some gizmo.
 
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I'm with ya, when it comes to dinner _out_. Plate of nachos, water, tip, is too close to $20 vs $10 these days. I'd rather eat cheap and buy some gizmo.
Where are you eating out for only $20 a night per person?
That is downright cheap nowadays.
 

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You could have a collection of 2 or three lights and the they be very meaningful to you. Maybe it was your father's from the police service, the armed forces, or the factory as his work light or that light you took on a trip to some exotic location, or maybe it was a rare one-off from Keller or some custom maker.

I lost my mother's MiniMagLite when one of my bicycles was stolen and even though I didn't care so much about her it was the first quality light that I ever used and it had a lot of memories in it. I sure wish I had it. It would mean more than most of the lights in my collection.
 

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Where are you eating out for only $20 a night per person?
That is downright cheap nowadays.
There's quite a few restaurants around me where you can still have a proper sit-down dinner for $20/person. Most of them are local mom & pops. BUT some of them truly are the best of their kind for the area. Don Julio's in Orlando comes to mind. Or The Draught Haus in Dunedin.
 

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There's quite a few restaurants around me where you can still have a proper sit-down dinner for $20/person. Most of them are local mom & pops. BUT some of them truly are the best of their kind for the area. Don Julio's in Orlando comes to mind. Or The Draught Haus in Dunedin.
I'm genuinely shocked to hear that.

$20 out here will get you a sandwich, can of soda, a small bag of chips, and a candy bar at 7-11.
 

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