The Sims 3 Is Your Why-Are-My-People-Crying Deal of the Day

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Although The Sims 3 came out in 2009, folks are still buying it today. It's partly because new graphics and downloadable content continues to come out for the popular people-growing game. Some of the new DLC is awesome — outfits from the 70s and 80s, or seasons, or vampires — and it certainly adds a little flavor to dicking around with imaginary people in your simulated universe.


Steam's selling the base game for $7.50 (along with a bunch of discounted DLC) and Amazon has price matched (as it is wont to do.) The main difference is that Steam's version activates on Steam (duh) and Amazon's uses Origin DRM. Amazon's version works on Mac (note: the Mac version is still $20) but the Steam version doesn't. If you haven't tried this game out, don't miss this opportunity. It's the kind of game that should be on every computer. [Steam | Amazon]

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Attention all 22 year olds who just got jobs at websites: you're going to have to do federal taxes soon. Filing them online is obviously the modern way to do it. TurboTax does it for you, comes with free E-File (creative name, IRS) and it's legitimately $40 off today, bringing it down to $30. [Amazon]


Update: Commenter David1979 points out if you want to file state taxes as well, it's worth paying $10 more for this version. [Amazon]


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Motorola H17txt Bluetooth Headset ($40) | Amazon via Reddit | Originally $60



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3 Shun Knives ($288) | Woot via Amazon via Amazon | Originally $475



For a very brief moment, 27" 2011 iMacs hit the Apple refurb store, but they were all gone in under an hour. We're watching, and if they come back we'll let you know.



Fake Beats Solo ($14) | eXpansys via 9to5Toys | Originally $Check down in Chinatown
Klipsch S4i ($30) | All4Cellular via Brand Name Coupons | Originally $50
Klipsch Image One On-Ear Earphones ($50) | Woot via Brand Name Coupons | Originally $90
Beats by Dre Solo ($140) | eXpansys via Dealnews | Originally $180



McDroid ($3.75) | Desura via Reddit | Originally $15
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Max Payne 3 for Xbox and PS3 ($24) | Amazon via Brand Name Coupons | Originally $50
Prototype 2 for Xbox ($32) | Amazon via Reddit | Originally $50
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The Waterboy ($8) | Amazon via Reddit | Originally $15
Spartacus on Blu-ray ($8) | Amazon via Reddit | Originally $15
Blazing Saddles + Caddyshack + National Lampoon's European Vacation ($10) | Amazon via Brand Name Coupons | Originally $30



Under Armour Cold Gear Fleece Gloves ($20) | Nordstrom via Ben's Bargains | Originally $30
North Face Fleece ($70) | Dick's via Techbargains | Originally $200
Red Wing Sale | Haberdash via Reddit


Dumb TV → Smart TV



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32" LG 720p LCD HDTV ($200) | Fry's via Ben's Bargains | Originally $270
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42" Panasonic 1080p HDTV ($450) | Amazon via Reddit | Originally $600
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55" LG LED TV ($700) | Tiger Direct via Brand Name Coupons | Originally $1000
70" Sharp Aquos LED HDTV ($1700) | Best Buy via Dealzon | Originally $2000




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2TB Red WD Bare Drive ($100) | Newegg via Dealnews | Originally $130 | Use coupon code WD20EFRX




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Epic Win ($1) | iTunes via Appshopper | Originally $3
Peterson Birds of North America ($2) | iTunes via Appshopper | Originally $5



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Graceland MP3 Album ($3) | Amazon | Originally $10
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Free DnD eBooks ($0) | D&D Classics via Reddit | Originally $20 | Digital copies
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LOL @ Fake Beats Solo...they have fallen now to $9.99

Probably sound every bit as decent as the real thing too...silly fashion-head-phones.