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Off to the States for 3 months, any ideas what to buy??

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8y, 3m agoPosted 8 years, 3 months ago
Hi guys, im off to work in New York for 3 months from end of aug - end of nov. Was just wondering if anyone had any recommendations of what to buy while im out there; either will be alot cheaper or will be released over there and not here. Am i right in thinking that the ipods bought over there (apart from the chargers) will work the same over here? Will a US wii or xbox360 only play us games?
Any advice welcome!
Cheers
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8y, 3m agoPosted 8 years, 3 months ago
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#1
I have always found ipods to be about same price.
Think most electronic equipment may show slight saving but nothing major!
Clothes and shoes etc are always a lot cheaper......
Century 21 is a good clothes shop down near twin towers site
#2
Dunkin' donuts - yum
#3
dollars $ ?

Seriously though I have found kids toys cost in dollars what you pay in the UK in £'s designer gear & electricals can be good but need to check on compatiblity
#4
Gap clothes, and if you want to make a killing on eBay - Gap maternity clothes which you can't get over here.
#5
Op kids clothes are cheaper in New Jersey no sales tax BTW
#6
buy some big boxes of reeses pieces and give them to me..pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeee
#7
Cheers for the advice guys!!
#8
a Gun????:whistling:



rootbeer....mmmm:thumbsup:
#9
0% Sales tax on clothing in NYC.

If you go to macys with your passport.. go to the visitors desk and you get a 10% coupon too
#10
as many boxes of lucky charms you can and then give me them all
#11
dandoc2;2687556
as many boxes of lucky charms you can and then give me them all

I was just about to suggest these !
#12
"Will a US wii or xbox360 only play us games?"

I don't think so mate, but PS3 gam,es are universal ! (Although they can only connect to their orginating regions online servers)

Hope that helps,

Shima
#13
shimagoza
PS3 gam,es are universal ! (Although they can only connect to their orginating regions online servers) Shima


I always thought that but not true, it's down to the game itself...

I'm off there in November, looking to bring myself back a God of War PSP... don't forget though you can be taxed on anything over £120 odd pounds on re-entering the uk if they can prove you purchased it out there! - Chuck the tags and crumple evrything up!
#14
Flodd
I always thought that but not true, it's down to the game itself...

I'm off there in November, looking to bring myself back a God of War PSP... don't forget though you can be taxed on anything over £120 odd pounds on re-entering the uk if they can prove you purchased it out there! - Chuck the tags and crumple evrything up!


Just to clarify, I think you're saying that:

a) PS games are universal
BUT
b) Depending on the game as to if you can use UK servers for online gaming

Just wanted to verfiy mate :thumbsup:
#15
dandoc2
as many boxes of lucky charms you can and then give me them all

I can buy them here in the UK at a shop in the new shopping centre (Eden High Wycombe). Boxes and boxes and boxes and boxes and boxes and boxes and boxes and boxes of 'em...all for me :p
#16
a house
#17
shimagoza
Just to clarify, I think you're saying that:

a) PS games are universal
BUT
b) Depending on the game as to if you can use UK servers for online gaming

Just wanted to verfiy mate :thumbsup:


Yep... that's it in a nutshell, My US copy of UT3 connects with EU servers...
#18
andy108uk
buy some big boxes of reeses pieces and give them to me..pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeee


Reeses peanut butter "M&M's" are fab...forgot about them
Yep get me some also :-D
#19
Flodd:
"....don't forget though you can be taxed on anything over £120 odd pounds on re-entering the uk if they can prove you purchased it out there! - Chuck the tags and crumple evrything up! "

Looks like ill exceed my £120 limit just on sweets for HDUK members.... lol :-)
#20
You can buy me a USGS 1:25000 map of Shiprock New Mexico:oops:
They are really expensive [if you can find them] in this country...
banned#21
Hmmm let me think.

Mace and a gun.........

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