GAS attack...then cured, GAS attack...then cured....

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  1. zsas

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    Good gosh, I am in recovery now and resisting! Anoyone coping or I in the wrong forum? Maybe I need to join a gardening forum and they can tell me to kick my analog habit to the curb so I can get better....paving bricks...

    Deep breaths...say it ten times.....I will stop looking for another X that I don't need. I will stop lo....
     
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    Andy, get a grip on yourself. Take a deep breath and say to yourself, "I will control myself, I will only buy one more time then quit". :whistling:
     
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    But then you see that Graflex, and think, hmm, It might be neat to have a pre-anniversary to join my Anniversary and Pacemaker... he only wants $200 and thats a nice lens on it... Plus it comes with those extra holders, they never hurt.
     
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    "Film is to digital as a symphony orchestra is to a kazoo" - Brian C. Miller

    I laughed until I almost cried.
     
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    This last lens will be different and enough for now.
     
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    My go to excuse is "they ain't making any more of them!"

    I went from no Polaroid Land Camera's to two in a weeks time. I am now up to 11 cameras total since August 2011.
     
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    Why on Earth do I need an Ilford Titan pinhole, when I have a perfectly good 5x4" Field camera and set of lenses?

    Blast, too late, I already pressed the 'confirm' button....

    If it gives you joy, why fight it?

    Marc!
     
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    Gas Attack.. Then Cured?? There is no cure! You have to learn how to live with it and keep it under control.. I was looking at a 35mm kit a few weeks ago and thought "wow.. this would be nice to have" then i realized that i have 3 of them already! Well.. to make a long story short I'm going back and forth emailing the seller to work out a price. Let the wife hold onto the checkbook and credit cards until you get it under control. There isnt a cure, you foolish young man :smile:
     
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    Reason why? Because the cameras aren't 3000$ per body. It *is* enjoyable...

    Lenses on the other hand.....
     
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    OK, i give up, what does GAS stand for?
     
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    Gear acquisition syndrome

    Tis fun to keep in check, or not...he
     
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    oh.

    ok, don't tell my wife -- not that she doesn't know. We have cameras the way some people have mice....i have the most patient wife on the planet.
     
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    Just tell her that you got at a swap meet or off Craig's list for $5 or $10. That way she will be even more patient with you. [Just passin' on one of the tricks of the trade. :smile:]
     
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    I'm unemployed, so my GAS has stop for a while.

    Jeff
     
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