No thanks, I'll just drive my radio29 Jan 2007
He: If anyone asks*, for my birthday I'd like money to get myself a new car radio.
She: Your car radio works just fine. Why don't you buy a new car?
(*Actually the question "What do you want for Christmas/your birthday" could be the subject of an entire expat post, although I'm not sure if all Germans are obsessive about this question, or just my in-laws. They also always ask my wife what I want instead of me personally. Maybe they got tired of me answering "World peace".)