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Vacation or Mods??

Discussion in 'Travel' started by ProForce, Sep 2, 2012.

  1. Sep 2, 2012 at 8:49 PM
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    So I was just about to spend a few grand on the truck for things like a Demello bumper and maybe a mid travel setup with other things like WO seat covers and more... but now the GF wants to go to New York for a week :confused:

    Good part about the trip is that my mom lives out on the East coast in Massachusetts, so the plan was to spend Wednesday through Sunday in the big city, then Sunday through wednesday with my mom, whom I havent seen in 5 years :(

    Roundtrip flight for 2: $580
    Hotel for 4 nights in NYC: $1320
    Dining/Entertainment for 2: ~$600
    TOTAL TRIP COST: ~$2500 :eek:

    Gives me a great vacation and family time, and the money isnt an issue, but that means no more MODS for a few month :mad:

    What to do?? :goingcrazy:
     
  2. Sep 2, 2012 at 8:52 PM
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  3. Sep 2, 2012 at 8:53 PM
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    Get a new g/f :notsure:
     
  4. Sep 2, 2012 at 8:54 PM
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    I agree with this. Go on the trip :)

    I definitely would if it's been 5 years since I've seen mama bear :p
     
  5. Sep 2, 2012 at 9:00 PM
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    This was my thought too...

    I have to admit though I am kinda excited about vacation though too ;)

    Yah its been way too long. I agree, family first....

    BUT TW/MODS ARE AN ADDICTION!!!!! :annoyed:
     
  6. Sep 2, 2012 at 9:02 PM
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    Bumpers and mods will always be there

    Time with family is precious
     
  7. Sep 2, 2012 at 9:04 PM
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    Thats a good Sig ;)
     
  8. Sep 2, 2012 at 9:04 PM
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    Why not just fly mom out to see you? You'll still have plenty of money left for mods. New York's not going anywhere, so tell the gf the trip can wait.
     
  9. Sep 2, 2012 at 9:05 PM
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    Go on the trip man, get an oversand permit and go camp out on the cape, i already have a trip planned out for next summer on the cape and i cant wait for it
     
  10. Sep 2, 2012 at 9:06 PM
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    This is true :rolleyes:

    hmmm...
     
  11. Sep 2, 2012 at 9:06 PM
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    more info?? :confused:
     
  12. Sep 2, 2012 at 9:06 PM
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    TnRedNeck721 GO VOLS!

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    THIS! family is way more important than mods.

    i try not to think like this a lot. but i will right now. you never know when something bad will happen to your mom.(or any other family) and if you used it for mods, knowing you could have gone and seen them you will be pissed with your self for the rest of your life. (now i’m prob going to get -1 for this, but it’s the truth!)

    i’m plain a trip to western NY this winter to see some of my family. saw them last august, but want to go agin.
     
  13. Sep 2, 2012 at 9:09 PM
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    Some will scrutinize your logic but I agree 100% Nothing in life is certain, and we just never know. Its only been 5 years because I could never afford it before, but now that I can, its time for a visit anyways, mine as well make a whole trip out of it too right??
     
  14. Sep 2, 2012 at 9:16 PM
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    TnRedNeck721 GO VOLS!

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    yeah they will but i don’t care. i went 3 or 4 years with out going and seeing cousins and stuff. i could not drive, and we had a few family things come up here. had new cousins to see. kinda wish i was not 12 hours away. and yep this winter i plain to do some snowboarding when i’m up.
     
  15. Sep 2, 2012 at 9:23 PM
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    I wish I was only 12 hours away... Thats a walk in the park lol. Im 3500 miles away, bout a 1.5-2 week drive alone :eek: or a $3-500 flight
     
  16. Sep 2, 2012 at 9:27 PM
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    oh dang! that is far! we always drive. just easier when you stay for 1 or 2+ weeks.
     
  17. Sep 2, 2012 at 9:39 PM
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    It would be nice to bring the truck, and a cross country road trip would be a sweet experience (with someone else not alone) but I don't have $1750 in gas money lol :eek::eek:

    7000 mi round trip
    Avg 17 MPG
    412 gallons of fuel used
    @ avg $4.25/gal
    Total - $1750

    Avg. Round-trip airfare per person - $300
    or a total of $600 for both of us...

    Unless I have a third occupant it would behoove me to fly ;)


    EDIT: Although nothing would satisfy me more than to have front and year plate bumpers and some armor and drive around NYC all day :D people would hate me!
     
  18. Sep 2, 2012 at 9:42 PM
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    TnRedNeck721 GO VOLS!

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    yeah i can see wear flying is better for you. it’s about 650 miles one way for us. can make it half way on a tank. and some times fill you right before we get their or right after.
     
  19. Sep 2, 2012 at 9:43 PM
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  20. Sep 2, 2012 at 9:45 PM
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    Only if you sell me your All Pro for $500 :anonymous:
     
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