Originally Posted by Geniusdudekiran
I don't know how old the both of you are, but I'm sixteen -- I think as you get older and become more independent, they begin to care less. For example, parents would've killed me three years ago for dropping several Benjamins on a Mini S setup or almost as much on a nice watch. But as you earn more, show more maturity, they ease off.
or on the opposite end of the spectrum, get them to pay for it. from a biological standpoint, the only point a post-reproductive individual has is to help the pre-reproductive and reproductive generations. your parents exist for you.
and there are a bunch of ways to get stuff. almost dying works very well (dont try this at home), i got acute altitude sickness in peru. had a heart rate north of 200 by the time i got bottled oxygen, when i mentioned my laptop was overheating 2 days later, i got the green light to buy an alienware m14x.