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Old 11-27-2011, 07:53 AM   #41
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Spent it on the ladder being the first person on the street to put up their Christmas lights...hehehe, yup, numero Uno in our neighborhood!

Cost: $0.

Comments from your neighbors of "thanks for putting the pressure on the rest of us, wife already asking when ours are going up?" Priceless. :-)
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Old 11-27-2011, 08:45 AM   #42
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Spent it on the ladder being the first person on the street to put up their Christmas lights...hehehe, yup, numero Uno in our neighborhood!

Cost: $0.

Comments from your neighbors of "thanks for putting the pressure on the rest of us, wife already asking when ours are going up?" Priceless. :-)
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Old 11-27-2011, 09:38 AM   #43
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Spent it on the ladder being the first person on the street to put up their Christmas lights...hehehe, yup, numero Uno in our neighborhood!

Cost: $0.

Comments from your neighbors of "thanks for putting the pressure on the rest of us, wife already asking when ours are going up?" Priceless. :-)
LOL, in my neighborhood, I see people doing this in October
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Old 11-27-2011, 11:34 AM   #44
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LOL, in my neighborhood, I see people doing this in October
We have neighbors who never took their lights down from last season...
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Old 11-27-2011, 11:50 AM   #45
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We have neighbors who never took their lights down from last season...
Got a few of those in my neighborhood too !
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Got a few of those in my neighborhood too !
Almost all in my neighborhood do that for the little lights hung from the eaves. They just don't turn them on until this time of year.

I don't see the point. I may be the grinch, but I don't decorate my house for holidays.
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Old 11-27-2011, 02:07 PM   #47
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Played some bad golf, then watched the Hokies obliterate the Wahoos.

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Edit-whoops, that was all Saturday.
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Went to a 5:45am spin class to work off the potatoes and pumpkin pie, showered and then drove into work (no public transit - but traffic was light). Quiet day in the office with about 2/3 off for the day - left at 3:30 for a 4:00 nail appointment. Not a bad day.
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Worked most of day and planned my route home to avoid any shopping malls or mega stores. Traffic was light and came home 30 minutes earlier than usual.

Wrote down wants and needs in ER. It turns out I only need $2K/month to ER and wants $6K/month to retired. I just surpass $1.5K/month for rest of my life with 3%/yr inflation adjusted. I may pull the trigger end of next year when I reached $2K/month inflation adjusted for rest of my life.
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Spent it on the ladder being the first person on the street to put up their Christmas lights...hehehe, yup, numero Uno in our neighborhood!

Cost: $0.

Comments from your neighbors of "thanks for putting the pressure on the rest of us, wife already asking when ours are going up?" Priceless. :-)
Loaned my neighbor my ladder - watched him get started. Then went inside and watched football.

heh heh heh - also took a nap.
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I waited until 12:30 PM and then went to Best Buy. I bought a Mac Book Pro 13 inch laptop that was on sale for $150.00 off. I had a 20-30 minute wait, which I did not think was too bad. I used the time to people watch. I had $700.00 in gift cards from my rewards credit card, so ended up only putting $412 on my Discover card (for the cashback bonus). We made the switch to a Mac Desktop about a year ago. That was our first Apple product. Then DH got me the Ipod Touch last Christmas. Next will probably be the Ipad 3 after it comes out. The older we get, the easier we need things to be!
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Went to Wal Mart at 10:30pm (opened at 10pm) and parking lot was PACKED!! Some people parked elsewhere and walked over. Took awhile to get my fake christmas tree b/c of all the people blocking the aisle with their shopping carts and those people couldn't move b/c they were blocked by other shopping carts. Then waited about 30 mins to pay for my fake christmas tree.

All in all, it took me about an hour to get in and out and I only bought a fake chrstimas tree and some ornaments.
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Never did understand the traditional Christmas shopping day being the day after Thanksgiving and avoid malls and big stores like the plague.

Spent my black Friday, cleaning gutters, mowing, getting the garage cleaned and organized for the winter. In addition to catching the LSU-Arkansas game.

How did the rest of you tightwads spend the tradition shopping day ?
LSU-Arkansas game - not much else.
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