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Old 06-01-2012, 03:22 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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No one can make you spend anything. What do you get in return anyway? ROI?
When you grow up youll find out
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Old 06-01-2012, 03:25 PM
 
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No one can make you spend anything. What do you get in return anyway? ROI?
If you got to ask, I'll tell you when you reach 18....
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Old 06-01-2012, 03:27 PM
 
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
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No one can make you spend anything. What do you get in return anyway? ROI?
A step up from "hookers and blow..." .
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Old 06-01-2012, 03:52 PM
 
Location: San Francisco, CA
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Whole Foods

I don't mind driving a beater and renting cheaply but I must get my organic food.
Same here, but I don't consider it a weakness. I'm willing to economize in a lot of places but not to the point of eating unhealthy food out of a can or a drive through line...so long as I have a choice and the means to do it.
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Old 06-01-2012, 06:01 PM
 
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Books
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Old 06-01-2012, 07:24 PM
 
Location: SoCal desert
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Kitchen stores in outlet malls.

Where they have 100's of kitchen doodads, off the wall spice mixes, salsas, mustards, discontinued china and glass, small appliances, "As Seen on TV" stock ... you name it. My feet just walk all by themselves into the places, I have no control

I have a most eclectic collection of salsas and mustards. To-die-for Raspberry Chipotle Salsa! Yum!

It used to be science fiction and fantasy books until I started wondering what I was going to do with all the ones I had, when I retired and went on the road. I'm slowly giving them away to people who want them - and getting new stuff to read from the library and paperbackswap.com
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Old 06-02-2012, 08:53 PM
 
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No one can make you spend anything. What do you get in return anyway? ROI?
I laughed when I saw this.

But then again, my ex got the house, the equity, the deductions.

Dude, ya's gotta point.......

But yes, they can, and will make you spend money without even asking. The return should be evident, at least initially.
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Old 06-02-2012, 08:59 PM
 
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Hookers and blow...
Wow I didn't know Charlie Sheen was on city data!

I love to eat out, great restaurants are priceless but if they are fair then I get a "ripped off" feeling!
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Old 06-02-2012, 09:01 PM
 
Location: pine tree monotony
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Guitars and musical equipment. Every few years I want or need something new; other than that, I don't spend much on anything else. Music is my main hobby. The rest I let my wife and daughter spend the money on.
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Old 06-02-2012, 09:02 PM
 
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No, I have loved cars since I was a tiny kid. I wouldn't pay a lot for a car if I could get what I wanted at a cheaper price.

The house was about living in my home town. It's expensive here.
+1 for the car guy.....-1 for the living in the cardboard box, stay off the grid fantasy!
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