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This list was last updated 06/25/18

A mobile amateur radio, and a cable for programming it
General Tools "The Seeker" 200, 300, 355 or 400 "Video Borescope System"
SecurityMan ToolCam

Google OnHub wireless router
Asus RT-AC3200 Tri-Band Wireless-AC3200 Gigabit Router
TP-Link Archer C7 AC-1750 dual-band gigabit router
Star Trek Starships Collection

Replacement screen for a 2013 Nexus 7.
Some tools for the replacement would be handy too!
And perhaps even a spudger

Raspberry Pi
IR motion sensor
RFID reader
GPS receiver
Adafruit and Amazon have good selections
A case and a touchscreenwould be nice.

Enterprise lamp
A self setting alarm clock. I am a big fan of the "wave setting" on the Emerson clocks where the display is off until you trip a motion detector. No projector, please.

Chai Latte K-cups (but not the Grove Square brand)
Irish breakfast tea
Eco Valley Earl Grey (WeiKFIELD Foods)
green tea


A 9 x 5.125 x 0.08 inch edger blade (or two).
This is Ryobi's part: Model # AC04203, Internet # 202322186, Store SKU # 818928

Money (they don't seem to do gift certificates) for Coursera certificates. They currently start at $49.00 each. I would like to take 2 classes for 2017.

Membership in the Association for Computing Machinery.

Audio/Video Equipment
dbx 5BX-DS Dynamic Range Expander WITH REMOTE
A Velodyne subwoofer
Bose QuietComfort 3 (Acoustic Noise Cancelling) Headphones (also available in the Apple store. Please don't pay full retail price ($349) for these). I can pay the difference from the discontinued Quiet Comfort 2 headphones or the current Quiet Comfort 15 headphones ($299).

Apple stuff these are all available in the Apple store (online and physical) and in order of preference
Mac Mini, 2.6 GHz, 8GB, regular hard drive, $699
If you get a Mac Mini, these would be great too: Apple USB SuperDrive, AppleCare Protection Plan for Mac mini - Auto-enroll
An iPad Air 2 or iPad Mini 4. They are $499. No particular color, but the wifi only version with 128GB would be great. I'd be happy to pay the difference from a lesser model. Having the cellular too would be nice.
AppleCare+ would be a great addition too.
Home gadgets
Smarthome Devices
A WaterCop water shutoff system (not sure which size yet)
IR X10 Console
Smarthome Books
Structured Wiring Design Manual If you're gonna buy something from X-10, let me know so I can refer you (I get a credit and you get a gift certificate)

15 Amp AFCI circuit breaker
20 Amp AFCI circuit breaker

A whole home surge suppressor

Movies: (DVD no VHS)
Get Smart
The Nude Bomb

Music: (Amazon, iTunes or CDs)
music done on Harpsichord (already have Elizabeth Boggs - Harpsichord at City Tavern)
Bad Religion
The Dissent Of Man
John Cale - This may be listed under Soundtracks rather than under John Cale
The California Guitar Trio
Camper Van Beethoven
Making Friends
Hallraker Live!
Pioneers Who Got Scalped
Emerson, Lake and Palmer
Pictures at an Exhibition
The Fleshtones
Do You Swing
Steve Hackett
Gary Hoey
Ho Ho Hoey
Ho! Ho! Hoey II
Green Jellÿ
Musick to Insult Your Intelligence By
Steve Martin
Rare Bird Alert
The Crow
The Mr. T Experience
Yesterday Rules
On the Cover
One Hit Wonder
Who the Hell is One Hit Wonder?
Joan Osborne
Soul Show
My Own Personal Disc
The Osbournes
Osbourne Family Album (NOT the edited version)
Out of Band Experience
Kings of Feedback / Open Your Ears
Liz Phair
Evil Grrrl
Pop Will Eat Itself
The Looks or the Lifestyle?
Punch Drunk
Punch Drunk
Punk Rock Orchestra
Weapons of Mass Deconstruction (its not clear if this is available)
Mondo Bizarro
Social Distortion
Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes
Shonen Knife
Happy Hour
Siouxsie and the Banshees
The Best of Siouxsie and the Banshees (there are 2 versions of this CD, one has only 15 songs, the one I want has 24 or so)
Squid Vicious
At War with the Whale
Steve Hackett
The Good Life
Weird Al Yankovic
Poodle Hat
Within Temptation
any (and every) release by them EXCEPT "Enter" and "Mother Earth" will be fine
Yes Years
If I Were a Richman: a Tribute to the Music of Jonathan Richman

The Bobs
Too Many Santas
Get Your Monkey Off My Dog
Hanzel und Gretyl
Black Forest Metal
Annie Lennox
A Christmas Cornucopia
Paul and Storm
Do You Like Star Wars?
The Velvet Underground
American Velvet: Tribute to the Velvet Underground
Unpiecing the Jigsaw A Tribute to The Velvet Underground
The Bootleg Series, The Quine Tapes
Soundtracks or maybe Compilations - Rocky Horror Picture Show
The Rocky Horror Punk Rock Show

Computer Stuff

Logitech web camera

solar powered wireless keyboard (both Anker and Logitech make these, Logitech is preferred)

RAM: 1 or 2 8GB DDR3-1600 DIMMs (PC3-12800) It's for a HP P7-1447C with a MSI MS-7778 (Jasmine) motherboard

USB 3.0 hub

universal network cable

Engage Keyboard

Battery Backup Unit (UPS)
Replacement UPS batteries for a APC BX1500

Griffin iMate ADB to USB adapter

Self Destruction Button USB 2.0 Hub ($62.24)

Night Vision Scope
John Alderman, Mark Richards and Dag Spicer
Core Memory: A Visual Survey of Vintage Computers
Jim Carroll
The Basketball Diaries
Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, John Cleese, Michael Palin
The Complete Monty Python's Flying Circus; All the Words Volume One
Monty Python, Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones
The Complete Monty Python's Flying Circus : All the Words, Volume Two
James P. Hogan
The Anguished Dawn
Catastrophes, Chaos & Convolutions
Mission to Minerva
James Kakalios
The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics: A Math-Free Exploration of the Science that Made Our World
Donald E. Knuth (I believe you can print out draft copies from his web site)
The Art of Computer Programming: Volume 4: Combinatorial Algorithms (Volumes 4B, and 4C will be ready in the year 2007)
Volume 4B, Graph and Network Algorithms
Volume 4C and possibly 4D, Optimization and Recursion
The Art of Computer Programming: Volume 5: Syntactic Algorithms (Estimated to be ready in 2015)
Lexical scanning (includes also string search and data compression)
Parsing techniques
Robert Rankin
They Came and Ate Us, Armageddon II: The B-Movie
The Suburban Book of the Dead, Armageddon III: The Remake
Scott Rosenberg
Dreaming in Code: Two Dozen Programmers, Three Years, 4,732 Bugs, and One Quest for Transcendent Software
Mark Russinovich
Zero Day: A Novel

Cars and car things

dash cam
ODB II Bluetooth Auto Diagnostic Scanner
Dodge Journey UConnect wireless handsfree phone kit
Dodge Journey UConnect Web Internet WiFi kit
Accessories for a 2009 Dodge Journey SXT AWD
Accessories for a 2007 Pontiac G6
Buick: Reatta
1991 preferred, sunroof or convertible preferred, touch screen
Cadillac: Allante
1993 preferred, hardtop with the convertible preferred
Oldsmobile: Toronado
1991 or 1992
Oldsmobile: Aurora
V8s only