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

    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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    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

    Dunkin' donuts - yum

    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

    Gap clothes, and if you want to make a killing on eBay - Gap maternity clothes which you can't get over here.

    Op kids clothes are cheaper in New Jersey no sales tax BTW

    buy some big boxes of reeses pieces and give them to me..pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeee

    Original Poster

    Cheers for the advice guys!!

    a Gun????:whistling:



    rootbeer....mmmm:thumbsup:

    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

    as many boxes of lucky charms you can and then give me them all

    dandoc2;2687556

    as many boxes of lucky charms you can and then give me them all


    I was just about to suggest these !

    "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

    shimagoza;2687571

    PS3 gam,es are universal ! (Although they can only connect to their … 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!

    Flodd;2687759

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

    dandoc2;2687556

    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

    a house

    shimagoza;2687841

    Just to clarify, I think you're saying that:a) PS games are … Just to clarify, I think you're saying that:a) PS games are universalBUTb) Depending on the game as to if you can use UK servers for online gamingJust wanted to verfiy mate :thumbsup:



    Yep... that's it in a nutshell, My US copy of UT3 connects with EU servers...

    andy108uk;2687477

    buy some big boxes of reeses pieces and give them to … 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

    Original Poster

    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 :-)

    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

    Hmmm let me think.

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