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If you had $1000 what would you buy?

Postby ryryoftokyo » Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:45 pm

Quick! First synth that comes to your head that costs $1000 and under!
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Re: If you had $1000 what would you buy?

Postby Z » Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:54 pm

Didn't we play this game recently?
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Re: If you had $1000 what would you buy?

Postby c-level » Thu Aug 01, 2013 10:23 pm

a moog that stays in tune and has patch memory. lil phatty i guess.
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Re: If you had $1000 what would you buy?

Postby Jabberwalky » Thu Aug 01, 2013 10:42 pm

Pftt, synths that cost less than 1k are crap.
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Re: If you had $1000 what would you buy?

Postby ryryoftokyo » Thu Aug 01, 2013 11:04 pm

Jabberwalky wrote:Pftt, synths that cost less than 1k are crap.


So what you're saying is I should buy up Korg Poly 800s and break them?
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Re: If you had $1000 what would you buy?

Postby rhino » Fri Aug 02, 2013 12:10 am

Silikons DK Synergy
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Re: If you had $1000 what would you buy?

Postby Rick N Boogie » Fri Aug 02, 2013 12:59 am

Moog Sub Phatty or Korg MS-20 mini. But, better still, save that grand until it doubles, or triples, and get a polysynth, DSI Prophet 12? maybe.
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Re: If you had $1000 what would you buy?

Postby ninja6485 » Fri Aug 02, 2013 1:31 am

Fizmo!!!
This looks like a psychotropic reaction. No wonder it's so popular...
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Re: If you had $1000 what would you buy?

Postby Stab Frenzy » Fri Aug 02, 2013 3:18 am

Second-hand Analog 4.
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Re: If you had $1000 what would you buy?

Postby silikon » Fri Aug 02, 2013 4:35 am

A raging case of syphilis, and a case of penicillin. After that, all the parts and kit for a TTSH or a blippoo box.
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Re: If you had $1000 what would you buy?

Postby natrixgli » Fri Aug 02, 2013 4:35 am

Blofeld Keyboard to replace my Blofeld desktop.
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Re: If you had $1000 what would you buy?

Postby cgren72 » Fri Aug 02, 2013 8:14 am

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Re: If you had $1000 what would you buy?

Postby Jabberwalky » Sat Aug 03, 2013 3:38 am

ryryoftokyo wrote:
Jabberwalky wrote:Pftt, synths that cost less than 1k are crap.


So what you're saying is I should buy up Korg Poly 800s and break them?


How dare you break an analog synth!
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Re: If you had $1000 what would you buy?

Postby factorplayer » Mon Aug 05, 2013 6:38 am

Jeez guys, play the frickin' game already.

(another) Juno-60 for me. :D
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Re: If you had $1000 what would you buy?

Postby ColorForm2113 » Sat Aug 10, 2013 4:07 am

minibrute and the volca series
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