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Here we go again, This months Humble choice was decent. Yakuza:Like A Dragon, Hifi Rush (RIP TANGO) being the 2 big hitters. I also picked up 2 bundles. A dungeon crawler one with Lunacid, Abalon and Siralim Ultimate the main ones that caught my eye. Then a Metroidvania themed bundle that included among others 9 Years of Shadows, Ghost Song, Deaths Gambit and Axiom Verge 1&2. Chillquarium, Croakoloco and Ghostrunner 2 were on sale on Steam.
 
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My old one's Soundcore Spirit Pro has broke after 4 years and it was time for new phones for Spotify.

I picked up Oneplus Buds 3 and sound is great after short trial.

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Still doesn't know how are functioning, there is no on/off and similar things, but I'll learn - just got them though...
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My old one's Soundcore Spirit Pro has broke after 4 years and it was time for new phones for Spotify.

I picked up Oneplus Buds 3 and sound is great after short trial.

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Still doesn't know how are functioning, there is no on/off and similar things, but I'll learn - just got them though...
Looking with camera on them connected it to Google.
Most buds turn on when you take them out of the dock.
 
Really good bundle for people who are new to Fallout and haven't got a couple of the older games. £4.99 for 3 games, Fallout 3, Fallout NV are included. Prey, The Ascent, Human Fall Flat are some of the others to choose from. I have all the Fallout games and most of the others so I picked up Prey, Valfaris: Mecha Therion and Encased.



I picked up another bundle with some other stuff I had wishlisted.

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New chain and sprockets on the crotch rocket.

Edit: this evening I ordered several OBDII HUD instruments for my hypermiler to get better readouts. It’s a pain having to connect an app on my mobile to get specifics.
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Nothing fancy. It was all on sale.
 
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New chain and sprockets on the crotch rocket.

Edit: this evening I ordered several OBDII HUD instruments for my hypermiler to get better readouts. It’s a pain having to connect an app on my mobile to get specifics.



Nothing fancy. It was all on sale.
D.I.D Probably the best. 👍 Have you used other brands and if so how do they compare? RK, Renthal, Regina Etc.
 
D.I.D Probably the best. 👍 Have you used other brands and if so how do they compare? RK, Renthal, Regina Etc.
On this bike I’ve only had DID X-ring chains. The shop had a big line of RK but I’ve not had any. Maybe next time.

Saying that, my pal got 40k from his chain on a Harley, mine was swapped after 10k (for about a 6th of the price). I’ll have to ask him which brand he used.
 
On this bike I’ve only had DID X-ring chains. The shop had a big line of RK but I’ve not had any. Maybe next time.

Saying that, my pal got 40k from his chain on a Harley, mine was swapped after 10k (for about a 6th of the price). I’ll have to ask him which brand he used.
40K on a chain is quite impressive, I don't really know but you'd think heavy bikes like Harley's would wear them out faster than Standard/Sport bikes.

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79p For such classics!!! It would be rude not to!!!
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I needed a new wallwart and decided on an Anker 100W. Two USB-C and a USB-A port. This will allow me to charge what I need.

Plus a USB-C 6” 240W rated cable.

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I've been using a Anker USB hub and their cables for a while. A bit more expensive than cheaper alternatives on Amazon Etc. Worth the couple of extra £ though.
 
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I've been using a Anker USB hub and their cables for a while. A bit more expensive than cheaper alternatives on Amazon Etc. Worth the couple of extra £ though.

Same here, we use Anker conductive phone chargers for our iPhones and they’ve been spot on. I’ve also used Anker cables in the past and they’ve always been really good.
 
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Not latest purchase, per say, but I've been waiting til I get accustomed to them, and I finally have.

Custom ordered with the lettering to match as closely as possible to the Audi font. I initially wanted to buy the coffee (darker brown) to match the seats but I bought these to match the door insert alcantara. And I'll be honest it took me a while to get used to them because I had immediate buyer's remorse. I didn't want such a start contrast but I got used to them and I really like them now (that might partly be due to how long it takes to get them shipped to my place so the hassle of waiting for new ones trumps my dismay for the color choice)

Ignore the dusty interior I couldn't clean it as well as I wanted to it's been crappy all of last week and weekend as well. I got to wash my mats though the driver's side immediately got dirty again. I need a boot brush like the truckers lol
 
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A confluence of things have resulted in me pulling the trigger on an iPhone 15 Pro Max. Mainly, Apple now allowing emulators on the App Store which made me wanna grab one of those attachable phone controllers... but I didn't want to waste money on a Lightning-based one when USB-C's the future. And this just so happened to coincide with my 13 Pro Max finally being paid off. Probably woudn't have gone through with it if it weren't for Verizon offering me $650 off to upgrade without trade-in, though. Could've gotten an extra $180 off with trading in my 13 Pro Max, but then I would no longer be able to claim that I still have every smartphone I've ever owned (RIP iPhone 5's battery):

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My controller's not here yet, but I ordered the GameSir G8 Galileo:
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I almost went with the more popular (and more expensive) Backbone One, but after checking some reviews I learned that it locks some features behind a $40/year subscription. So yeah, no thanks... even if the locked features aren't strictly needed, I don't need a controller in my life that wants to upsell me a subscription. Plus by many accounts, the GameSir is the more comfortable and robust controller of the two, and it uses hall-effect sensors for the thumbsticks and triggers which should make those components more reliable long-term. It is a bit bulkier, but that's a fair trade in my opinion.
 
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I got a custom lipstick shade maker from YSL called “Rouge Sur Mesure”. There’s an app that is specific for this device and you essentially play around with different color wheels to create custom lip colors, and the device then dispenses it.

There are various cartridge sets that go with it and are grouped by color. I got Pink, Orange and Brown sets (red was sold out). The top part is detachable, it becomes a portable carrier for the lip color created, so it can be used on the go later. I’m having soo much fun creating beautiful as well as horrendous colors. 🤗✨

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So what do you do, mix it up with a spatula? Seems more convenient to just buy the shades you want. Isn't retail specifically set up for and kept afloat by accommodating women's cosmetic needs like this?
 
So what do you do, mix it up with a spatula? Seems more convenient to just buy the shades you want. Isn't retail specifically set up for and kept afloat by accommodating women's cosmetic needs like this?
It comes with a lip application brush yes, you can use one shade at a time or mix up to 3. If I were to buy lipsticks for the same amount of money, I’d only be able to buy 7-8 shades at most. This can create around 4000 shades.

Also the app comes with some AI tools like uploading photos and picking a color to create from it, or the app suggests colors to create based on the outfit you’re wearing. Very gimmicky but I find it to be quite interesting considering the beauty industry rarely comes up with anything like this often. 🤗
 
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I'm kind of shocked the L'Oreal chose to do this under YSL. I wonder if it will trickle down to their budget line stuff. I've seen a lot of girls with those tube thingies. I always thought they were vape pens, but I guess maybe they're just really picky about their tint of lipstick.
 
I got a custom lipstick shade maker from YSL called “Rouge Sur Mesure”. There’s an app that is specific for this device and you essentially play around with different color wheels to create custom lip colors, and the device then dispenses it.

There are various cartridge sets that go with it and are grouped by color. I got Pink, Orange and Brown sets (red was sold out). The top part is detachable, it becomes a portable carrier for the lip color created, so it can be used on the go later. I’m having soo much fun creating beautiful as well as horrendous colors. 🤗✨

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Lipstick never did look good on anything but lips so let's see several shades on your lips doesn't have to be a full facial picture . Few colors I don't care for are bright red,black,and some weird purple colors.
 
Just got done putting this together this morning.
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I had no idea that larger LEGO sets are becoming more & more prevalent. When I bought this in the store, almost every available set came in a giant box with a price tag to match. I really want to pick up the Concorde (or maybe Artemis) next, even though LEGOs are clearly another pricey hobby to get into.
 
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Just got done putting this together this morning.
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I had no idea that larger LEGO sets are becoming more & more prevalent. When I bought this in the store, almost every available set came in a giant box with a price tag to match. I really want to pick up the Concorde (or maybe Artemis) next, even though LEGOs are clearly another pricey hobby to get into.
Nice, I grabbed this set just today. Lego has definitely increased the output of large sets, particularly ones aimed at adults. I got hooked about 5 years ago
... been quite pricey. But fun, so that's what counts.
 
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