Are you a cheap bastard?

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  1. Richard Cranium

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    I'm so cheap that I'll always peal off unstamped stamps on incoming mail and reuse them on outgoing mail.



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    • chargervert

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      Now we know why the Postal Service is going broke!
       
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        My trash service sells stickers to put on extra bags if you have more than will fit in the can. Photocopying and taping them to the bag works also.
         
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        • Richard Cranium

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          Don't blame me. Blame the post office for not stamping their mail.
           
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          • Aarons Air

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            I sure hope you didn't take your charger here. :)
             
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              Nothing gets cheaped out when it comes to my cars. :D
               
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              • Aarons Air

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                I go cheap on some things, just so i can go top shelf on my car. :)
                 
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                • Fran Blacker

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                  Can't tell anyone how cheap I am, it would be too embarrassing.:rolleyes:
                   
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                    C.O.D.
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                      I call that being frugal!
                       
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                      • Chargerjase

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                        I know a guy that is so cheap he measures the water for his water kettle before he boils it. Saves power. :rolleyes:
                         
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                        I'm not cheap,just Mopar project car poor! It's a whole new level of poverty!
                         
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                          I'll buy store brand products and use coupons, but have a lifetime supply of NOS Mopar contact points.
                           
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                            I will do stuff like peel off and reuse stamps, recycle bottles, save empty jars to reuse, etc. and yet I pee through money.
                            I’ve bought lunch or supper for random strangers in restaurants, give money sometimes to bums on the street, and have spent enough on our house full of rescue cats to finance the space program.
                            But I do, and taught our child to, pick up every penny, nickel or dime I see on the street. I think that stuff comes from having parents that survived the depression.
                             
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                            • haywire 440

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                              My Grandpappy use to say all the time “If it’s free Junior, it’s worth saving up fur!”
                              Here’s the new pup, Fleabag, picking cotton fur his own bed.
                              I even got to pick out the switch when I’s was about to get whooped back in the day.
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                              • bm02tj

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                                I do not call myself cheap just thrifty :thumbsup:
                                 
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                                • dadsbee

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                                  Just your Scottish side coming out RC !
                                   
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                                  I dilute liquid hand soap and washing detergent....and stick the bar soap together when the one that's in use gets too thin to use anymore. The list is long and have always been that way and got that way even more once I moved away from home. Always had food on the table and a roof to sleep under but mom used to sew patches on the knees of my play clothes and sometimes wore them to school. I remember seeing that I wasn't the only one at school like that either. I do remember never getting an allowance and mom and dad fighting about the money. Being frugal is serving me pretty well again....
                                   
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                                  • chargervert

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                                    That explains the skirt!
                                     
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