kit_fisto : your time will come when you are able to afford it lar, don't worry. A lot of people here can well afford a D2X, it's no big deal, i am sure a large percentage has > 20K spare cash. But then is it cost effective and the sane thing to do? Nope.
hehe ... poor student here too ... saved for 1 year + ... pocket $$ + ang bao $$ + birthday ang pao $$ ... den got a second hand d70, lens, cheap 2nd hand sb 24 (use on auto lah .. but still pretty accurate!)