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The cost-benefit ratio of American life

  1. Apr 17, 2005 #1

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    In follow-up to concerns about the rising cost at the gas pumps:
    I knew it -- I have even divested myself of my plants!
     
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    With the rising cost of living, I too have been finding ways to make ends meet. For example, I don't have a pet--I just go to the pet store for the afternoon, I pick fruit off other people's trees, and I leave trash out for the landscapers to clean up so I can save on garbage bags. I would appreciate more ideas from PF members on other ways to balance the ratio?

    (Just kidding about the trash :tongue2: )
     
  4. Apr 17, 2005 #3
    Take a dump in the street instead of flushing. Saves on water. Did it all the time back in College
     
  5. Apr 17, 2005 #4

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    :rofl: Do I dare ask what you use for paper? Maybe you find large leaves off other people's trees?

    Another way to save money is to ask for a sample of everything at the grocery store, ice cream shop, etc. until you are nice and full. :tongue2:
     
  6. Apr 18, 2005 #5

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    I gave up my monthly salon wax. Now I have to do it myself with a roll of duct tape from the Home Depot store.
     
  7. Apr 18, 2005 #6
    And I thought peeing in other people's pool was bad!
     
  8. Apr 18, 2005 #7

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    :rofl: What a great idea--and far more inventive than turning underwear inside out to save on laundry. I've taken to letting the neighbor's dog give me a good licking to save on taking showers.
     
  9. Apr 18, 2005 #8

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    Harold Green still needs a wife... :tongue:
     
  10. Apr 18, 2005 #9

    I would have actually believed you (only because its you) if i didn't know you were still in high school.
     
  11. Apr 18, 2005 #10
    Damn, I've been caught.
     
  12. Apr 18, 2005 #11

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    I knew you'd show up as soon as someone mentioned duct tape...or a dog...? Or did you wear your costume out already?
     
  13. Apr 18, 2005 #12

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    Naw... I learned that lesson years ago. This one's Kevlar. :wink:
     
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