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Old 03-29-2010, 09:34 PM   #41
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Old 03-30-2010, 12:19 PM   #42
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Originally Posted by TromboneAl View Post
The best quality thing can be tricky. El cheapo socks cost about a dollar a pair and last less than a year. SmartWool socks feel twice as nice, cost $14 a pair and last about two years.
T-Al, have you tried out the REI brand wool socks? They feel as good as SmartWool but I'm not a wool sock aficionado. You can get them for $7 when they are on sale.

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Old 03-30-2010, 02:32 PM   #43
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I live in north Florida and will not skimp on the a/c. I keep the house 75* . I had tried the 78* "save electricity temp" but never could get comfortable. I can save money on a lot of other things but not that
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Old 03-30-2010, 04:13 PM   #44
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I love home made mayo; there's nothing like it. Don't make it often because we don't use it too much.

I spend money on good winter shoes and boots; for summer its just flip flops for me. When we go out to dinner, its usually upscale; don't care for chain restaurants. Some mom and pop places are OK but usually too greasy.
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Old 03-30-2010, 05:33 PM   #45
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I'm pretty cheap, but............

Cheap grated parmesan cheese is just gross.

Cheap wine is usually not very good, unless it's the second bottle then it doesn't matter.

Cheap rebuilt auto parts can cause problems on installation and they sometimes fail prematurely.

Cheap, off-brand tires don't last.

Cheap toilet paper is too rough, and cheap paper towels don't soak up or hold up well.

Cheap haircuts make me look funny (but I still get 'em).

Cheap contractors, auto mechanics, plumbers, etc. sometimes don't know what they are doing.

Cheap pool floats pop after the first use.

Cheap surfboard leashes sometimes fail.

Cheap electronics don't usually last very long.

Cheap plastic surgery is usually not a good idea.

Cheap women can sometimes make you itch.

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