Originally Posted by Robstar
About 18 months ago I bought a 60 year old cottage home, and I'm in the middle of renovations. Had every room painted, all of the hardwood floors refinished/restored, the bathroom completely remodeled, a custom shed built, a bunch of electrical work done, and a couple of other miscellaneous things...and today the contractor contractor came to collect the $40,000 remaining on the bill (I had to give him $20,000 before they got started).
I was just joking about the loan as I'll be able to swing it, but things are going to be pretty, pretty, pretty damn tight for the foreseeable future. I think the days of my buying any and every videogame that I have even the slightest bit of interest in are kaput. Shit sucks.