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Old 03-12-2016, 07:17 AM
 
Location: USA
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Fruguality to me means buying quality products that last years and years. The cheaper t-shirts from Walmart and the like up disintegrating in the wash. I splurge on $20 per shirt from American Apparel which last forever and are made in USA
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Old 03-12-2016, 08:27 AM
 
Location: Somewhere in northern Alabama
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Fruguality to me means buying quality products that last years and years. The cheaper t-shirts from Walmart and the like up disintegrating in the wash. I splurge on $20 per shirt from American Apparel which last forever and are made in USA
While I agree in general, and like the idea of supporting companies that are in the same boiling pot as the customers they serve, quality comes from the fabric, stitching, and skill of the maker and not the country of origin or price. I was looking on Amazon for briefs yesterday and found that I could pay $40 for ONE pair of Calvin Klein undershorts. For that price, I would want them to make my willy wi-fi enabled.
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Old 03-12-2016, 11:06 AM
 
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^ I hear ya!

I have a friend who's into designer hand bags…REAL Chanel and Hermes….$2,500 a hand bag. I don't care if it's hand made by a nobel peace prize winner….there's NOTHING, no feature a 2,500 hand bag could have that would entice me?
So 40 dollar wi-fi briefs are a bargain!!
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Old 03-12-2016, 11:13 AM
 
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A lot of the people that I know who are looking for cheap t_shirts are contractor employees who are going to destroy the shirts after a few wearings with paint, grout and the like.

$20 for a T-shirt is stupid money.
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Old 03-12-2016, 11:17 AM
 
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You can usually puck up 100 for under $5 on Amazon.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004LFYEES/
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Old 03-12-2016, 12:44 PM
 
Location: Silicon Valley
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Fruguality to me means buying quality products that last years and years. The cheaper t-shirts from Walmart and the like up disintegrating in the wash. I splurge on $20 per shirt from American Apparel which last forever and are made in USA
I tend to stain my t-shirts, so I buy cheap ones for daily wear. I'll have nicer shirts for going out - and worry the whole time about staining them LOL.

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^ I hear ya!

I have a friend who's into designer hand bags…REAL Chanel and Hermes….$2,500 a hand bag. I don't care if it's hand made by a nobel peace prize winner….there's NOTHING, no feature a 2,500 hand bag could have that would entice me?
So 40 dollar wi-fi briefs are a bargain!!
My "new" used pickup I bought recently cost less than that LOL! I put another $2,000 into it including a great stereo and new tires, etc. For two of her handbags, I have a truck that will last me probably 10 years or more.

When she retires, she'll wish she'd saved that money. Silly wabbit.
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Old 03-12-2016, 04:43 PM
 
Location: Las Vegas
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I wear t's to work around the house. I usually get them at the thrift store. I don't care what's printed on them. Lot's of times I find them with the tags still on, brand new. I usually pay about a dollar each.
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Old 03-13-2016, 09:21 AM
 
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Walmart, Walgreens, Costco.
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Old 03-13-2016, 09:15 PM
 
Location: Eastern Oregon
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Goodwill.

I buy heavy duty t-shirts for about $1.99 at Goodwill. I only buy new looking ones, usually by Port Authority or similar quality. They are not high fashion shirts, but they do look respectable.
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Old 03-22-2016, 04:12 AM
 
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I've never bought one. All presents or freebies from work. I must admit I still have a couple from 96-97 lol
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