Re: final decision
Lol, what kind of laptop are you gonna get with 150 anyway? I'd go with the 21" monitor. The LCDs are a lil pricey, so I dunno if you can find a 21 in for 150. I got a 19'' flat screen crt, and I love it. It only cost 100 bucks after rebate too.
Rig -- Emachines T5026, 3.06ghz P4, 300W Bestec PSU, 160 sata hd, 512mb dual channel 3200 ram @ 3-3-5-8, ATI Radeon 9250 pci, dual layer 16x dvd+/-rw.