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27 Responses to Extreme Frugality

  1. Profile photo of KikiPeepers
    KikiPeepers Female 30-39
    2247 posts
    May 31, 2007 at 11:39 am
    Link: Extreme Frugality - All of these ideas are ingenious, but some of them are ridiculous, and some are just…ewww.
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    bambii311 Female 13-17
    333 posts
    June 1, 2007 at 2:10 am
    2. Getting your flowers from the dead

    What, that`s not normal?

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    jess_izzle Female 18-29
    226 posts
    June 1, 2007 at 2:23 am
    I had heard the tomato/bra one before. Also the tea bags on your eyes.
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    HaruHaru Female 13-17
    1066 posts
    June 1, 2007 at 3:00 am
    I`ve done the whole crayons trick, I prefer sharpies though, sometimes the color matches better.
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    Pabasa Male 18-29
    4014 posts
    June 1, 2007 at 3:32 am
    Frugal... or just plain cheap? I mean if you`re serious about moisturizing your face for example wouldn`t you be willing to spend a little extra money to buy a proper moisturizer?
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    imcoolyeah Male 13-17
    747 posts
    June 1, 2007 at 3:38 am
    moisturizing your face with mayonnaise... wont that give you like boils or zits, or something like that?
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    Overmann Male 18-29
    2600 posts
    June 1, 2007 at 4:20 am
    "Frugal... or just plain cheap?"

    You... do know what frugal means, right?

    I`ve heard mayonnaise makes for a good masturbatory lubricant. Maybe there`s something to that.

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    rpm2004 Male 18-29
    96 posts
    June 1, 2007 at 4:36 am
    I believe that most products nowadays are inferior and serve little purpose,the companies have to manufacture the NEED for their products.

    Alot of books like these simply list what people used to do before the "designated product" was invented.

    When buying something,think "can I use this for more than ten purposes?" if not don`t buy it because it`s LAZY!

    and mayonnaise is just the start,all cleaning products can be replaced with white vinegar and lemon juice.

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    melissawissa Female 13-17
    14 posts
    June 1, 2007 at 5:24 am
    All of those are all well and good...but you`re still using TONS of product...

    just for different crack head uses.

    Even if you don`t use`ll have to buy more mayo.

    Ew, really lotion is cheap...borrow a friends maybe? They may appreciate your efforts to NOT SMELL LIKE A SANDWHICH.

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    efst Female 30-39
    327 posts
    June 1, 2007 at 5:35 am
    I use the tea-bag one its the best.
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    yowz Female 18-29
    306 posts
    June 1, 2007 at 7:22 am
    some of those are really useful.
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    Willowpuff Female 18-29
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    June 1, 2007 at 7:26 am
    "Saturate a ballpoint pen stain with milk, and rub it with the cut side of a tomato. Since milk and tomatoes can leave their own stains, soak the whole garment in a mixture of enzymatic laundry detergent and cold water, then launder as usual.“

    So... Just wash it as normal?!!?

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    GummyWurmz Female 13-17
    1412 posts
    June 1, 2007 at 8:14 am
    You buy the flowers for a perpose. What is the point in reusing them...Its kinda like recycling but far worse.
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    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
    10445 posts
    June 1, 2007 at 8:27 am
    those are cool
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    TabooPoison Female 18-29
    1062 posts
    June 1, 2007 at 10:50 am
    Wouldn`t the bra only hold two tomatoes?
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    Gammon_Rod Male 13-17
    431 posts
    June 1, 2007 at 11:53 am
    How about something interesting for a change?
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    BABY_BEAR Female 18-29
    1396 posts
    June 1, 2007 at 2:20 pm
    i wouldnt do any of those...theyre pointless. Even the zipper one; use a candle, it lasts longer and doesnt get your fingers or knickers dirty.
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    shellbell12 Female 13-17
    12 posts
    June 1, 2007 at 5:01 pm
    I have never tried any of these!
    Some of them kinda freak me out!
    Willowpuff: lol. Good point!
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    nardo218 Female 18-29
    114 posts
    June 1, 2007 at 7:33 pm
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    joolia Female 13-17
    272 posts
    June 1, 2007 at 11:59 pm
    willowpuff: ink stains don`t come out when washed normally. it sucks.

    the only one that i really didnt like was the mayo face one. eughh

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    R_U_Kidding Male 18-29
    4246 posts
    June 2, 2007 at 12:39 am
    These are alright, I guess. But the neighbours might think you`ve gone a bit nutty when they see old bras in the tomato patch...

    I`d like to congratulate willowpuff for having the shortest attention span I`ve ever seen. Because not everyone can fall off of a train of thought after two sentences.
    <rolling eyes now>

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    meepdude Male 13-17
    273 posts
    June 3, 2007 at 8:26 pm
    A Bugler named Douglas McDougal,
    Found ingenuious ways to be frugal,
    he learned how to sneeze in various keys,
    thus saving the price of a bugle.
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    HawkEyeElise Female 13-17
    198 posts
    June 3, 2007 at 8:30 pm
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    catchall Male 18-29
    103 posts
    June 3, 2007 at 8:35 pm
    On 6/1/2007 10:50:24 AM TabooPoison wrote: Wouldn`t the bra only hold two tomatoes?

    Not only that, but most tomatoes don`t need to be supported - they stay on the vine without a bra or anything else.

    So its pretty much just a way to air your old underwear.

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    AFTERSHOCK Male 18-29
    2784 posts
    June 4, 2007 at 6:29 pm
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    person1993 Male 18-29
    131 posts
    June 4, 2007 at 7:24 pm
    What about "Holy S**t" for number 5?
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    Mbirdgurl Female 13-17
    920 posts
    June 16, 2007 at 1:13 pm
    I think it cool.

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