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post #25 of Old 06-05-2009
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Under 35

I'm 30, and just purchased my first large boat (32') about a year ago. Of course, the boat is older than I am...

I think in addition to the 'would rather video game' factor, economics plays a major role. Many people who I graduated with spent a large part of their 20s paying off college debt (myself included), and then for the last ~5-10 years houses have been historically very expensive as a percentage of income (and rising). This doesn't leave a whole lot left over...
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