If the synth looks anything like this:
You did not get ripped off. The amount of sounds you can make with an Alesis synthesizer is amazing, not to mention they're a good brand.
The retail price is $540, so I don't think you got ripped off. Thanks for asking though :)
Thank you for the information =) now I can look into my book for the recipe xD About the Sauerbohnen, I'll have to look. I'm not sure but I believe my mom knows a recipe for them^^ that would be easier than trying to find them xD
I live a lot further in the north of germany... middle-north. And a trip to Australia sounds great. As far as I've heard from my aunt and uncle who visited the country for some months, it's a fantastic place on earth to be.