11-27-2012, 06:28 AM
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  • Dave
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The last few years in addition to developing SIAD (Shaving Items Acquisition Disorder), I have developed a far more expensive AD. APAD (Apple Product Acquisition Disorder). Just this week I acquired an iMac with a bluetooth keyboard, magic trackpad, and magic mouse. That's in addition to an Apple TV, iPad, iPod touch, 3 Macbooks. and a work iMac, as well as 3 iPod Nanos and a Shuffle. The new iMac will be used to airplay to my Apple TV so at least it serves a function. What other AD's do you have besides Shaving items, fountain pens, and pipe related disorders.

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 11-27-2012, 07:32 AM
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  • Agravic
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  • Pennsylvania, USA
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ASAD - Alden Shoes acquisition disorder

CDAD - Compact Disc acquisition disorder

BTAD - Bow Tie acquisition disorder

there are more ...

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 11-27-2012, 07:39 AM
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TAD - Tea acquisition disorder. Oolongs, Blacks, Greens, Herbals, hibiscus, all in a million different flavors.

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 11-27-2012, 07:51 AM
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  • Tonality
  • Attempted Soap Sabbatical
  • Boston
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NAD - Nintendo Acquisition Disorder. Not Microsoft, not Playstation, Nintendo all the way!

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 11-27-2012, 08:04 AM
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  • Dave
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Whew I'm safe so far no new acquisitions for me. Nice Anthony, did you pick up a Wii U yet? I've been reading about them, but my time for playing games is so limited I doubt I'd use it much.

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 11-27-2012, 08:13 AM
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  • Johnny
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  • Wausau, Wisconsin, USA
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When you retire your disorders are dictated by your lack of income.

But before retirement I had three huge disorders.

Pipes - At one time I had over 500 in my collection, now down to four.

Fountain Pens - At one time I had over 300 in my collection, now down to three.

OU Football stuff - I still have most of it and the grandsons will inherit it someday. Have not purchased anything new since their last championship.

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 11-27-2012, 08:54 AM
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After a recent trip to Babyland General I hope that we don't develop a Cabbage Patch Kids AD for my daughter.

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 11-27-2012, 09:01 AM
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  • Johnny
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  • Wausau, Wisconsin, USA
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Nice picture Brian. Cabbage Patch Kids are a curse. I know, I had two girls, but the wife was the worse.

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 11-27-2012, 09:28 AM
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  • beartrap
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  • Southern California
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Besides shaving AD, my biggest one is CFFIDN (Crap For Fishing I Don't Need) AD. Shaving took all my money away from it, thank god for that!

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 11-27-2012, 09:57 AM
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(11-27-2012, 08:04 AM)Dave Wrote: Whew I'm safe so far no new acquisitions for me. Nice Anthony, did you pick up a Wii U yet? I've been reading about them, but my time for playing games is so limited I doubt I'd use it much.

I have not yet, I missed out on initial preorders. I'm thinking early next year once the crazy rush to buy them has settled down I will pick one up. Currently it's all about 3DS games and finding old Gamecube favorites.

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 11-27-2012, 10:37 AM
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  • Arcadies
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  • Greeneville, TN
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I mostly just have grooming related AD's..I have a bar soap AD and usually have at least 30+ bars of high quality soap on hand from various manufacturers (South of France, Pre de Provence, One With Nature, Shea Moisture, etc.) and I also have a slight pomade AD that has been waning the last month or two thankfully...having about 20 different pomades, which is small potatoes compared to some pomade lovers but still eats up storage space.Biggrin

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 11-27-2012, 12:09 PM
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  • Howler
  • A calamophile and vintage razor lover
  • Fort Smith AR
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My other acquisition disorder:
Fountain Pens and Inks, which came before SAD.

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 11-27-2012, 04:30 PM
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  • freddy
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  • San Diego, California, U.S.A.
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It's fountain pens, inks, and writing accessories like stationery for me, too.

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 11-27-2012, 07:53 PM
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Ink pens, watches.

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 11-28-2012, 01:11 AM
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I used to have the disatrous WAD (watches), but now I'm almost cured. Now I'm starting with this SMWAD, single malt whisky. Oh my, why are good things so expensive? Biggrin

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 11-28-2012, 03:13 AM
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  • EHV
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Too many aside from what we have here.....oy..

Drum and percussion equipment,(it was my first career so most of it was tax deductible), mechanical watches, pomade, fragrance,(not any longer), quality incense,and fountain pens,(that one has ceased as well).

Oh and I forgot an addiction disorder for overtime at work.......to cover all of the other addiction disorders.

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 11-28-2012, 03:40 AM
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  • texquill
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Hmmm - until I read the earlier responses, I didn't focus on the fact that there could be a possibility that I might have other acquisition disorders. For example:
  • Well over 100 pair of Allen Edmonds shoes (with a 30 pair sub-genre of AE shell cordovan shoes).
  • Almost 2,000 different pre-1997 Old Spice items
  • Twenty or so different types of single-malt scotch

I really don't believe that the 78 Simpson's brushes or the 40 shave soaps or the 50+ colognes and aftershaves count as ADs, since they're all in my daily rotation. Laughing1

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 11-28-2012, 03:51 AM
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Perfume acquisition disorder. I have around 170 full bottles of perfumes.
Watch acquisition disorder but that's long term. Especially when one watch costs no less than $15,000.
Shoes
Panerai crocodile straps I have about 15
Sunglasses about 20



(11-27-2012, 07:39 AM)strop_shoppe Wrote: TAD - Tea acquisition disorder. Oolongs, Blacks, Greens, Herbals, hibiscus, all in a million different flavors.

I like you!

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 11-28-2012, 04:02 AM
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  • Dave
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Maybe my Second AD isn't so bad after all. I didn't realize how bad it was till I was taking inventory of Serial #'s to put in a database to keep (lots of break-ins around here lately). The Allen Edmonds shoes look nice and I'm a sucker for watches (don't need one now though working at home). I will say that as for the fountain pen thing I totally get that. You haven't lived till you've gotten a handwritten note from Freddy. He sent me some blades and as much as I liked the blades, I was far more impressed with the nicely handwritten note. I need to work on my handwriting because it doesn't do a fantastic fountain pen much justice.

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