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    Default Would you skip lunch and save money for your dream gadget ?

    how far will u go against the odds in getting the latest gadget for your hobby ?


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    Define Odds. As the title said, its about $$??
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    Default Re: Would you skip lunch and save money for your dream gadget ?

    no, i dun eat breakfast... no lunch = die, cos i sometimes too busy to eat dinner.

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    1 meal a day...usually late lunch. Saves $.
    (but sadly it doesnt do me good for slimming down)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy Ang View Post
    Define Odds. As the title said, its about $$??
    the odds ? HUNGER

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    Default Re: Would you skip lunch and save money for your dream gadget ?

    If your lunch is about $3 - 5 like at my office area and your dream gadget cost $2000 plus like a D300 for example. You might as well give up that dream gadget...cos by the time you can buy it with what you have saved...it will no longer be the latest. hehe..

    Which can be a good thing really. After the buy buy buy bug has time to fester and get cured from your brain, rationale thoughts returns and then you start to really ask yourself if the dream gadget is worth buying or was it a bad idea after all. heheheheh. Credit Card will never give you that "second chance" to reconsider thus I think you end up with more regret after the purchase then you do saving up for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sbs99 View Post
    1 meal a day...usually late lunch. Saves $.
    (but sadly it doesnt do me good for slimming down)
    Not eating doesn't means you will slim down. In fact, the body will start breaking down muscle tissue ( not fats ) to provide energy to sustain the body. This is because muscle 1) takes up more energy from intake 2) easy to break down then fats.

    So not eating is not a good idea really.

    On the topic thou... depends ba, if its really worth it then i dont mind staving for a few days maybe weeks

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    agree with sammy888.

    it takes too long to save up on lunch money to buy a dream gadget. and to risk your health, its not worth it.

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    i'm trying to but looks like not much have been amassed...

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    Well, if I stop taking cab rides to and from work.... Heh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy Ang View Post
    Well, if I stop taking cab rides to and from work.... Heh.
    taking a taxi in sinagpore nowaday is damm expensive... it is not really the taxi, it is the ERP cost.

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    tell me about it man... before 9am is shockingly expensive!.. $2 surcharge..go under PIE $1.50 go under CTE $4 !!!...$7.50 on top of my $10 ride!....Sheeshshhhh! That's why I gave up taxi ride to office for the last few years unless very important. I don;t know about anyone saving their lunch money for a toy but I know for a fact the saving I get from giving up my daily taxi rides to office, I save a heck of a lot more!. I can buy a new lens in the $500 dollar range a month...even better ones if I save up for just 6 months. But of course I don't lah chey!...I am immune to the buy buy buy bug heeeee...better to spent it on fast women heheh....kidding lah..immuned to fast woman too....heheh...aiya..just save the money lah...already have to write off ever getting back my cpf
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    i ate prata for 1 month to buy a pair of diamond er-rings for my girlfriend...does that count?

    btw, i cant stand prata now
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    Quote Originally Posted by antacid View Post
    i ate prata for 1 month to buy a pair of diamond er-rings for my girlfriend...does that count?

    btw, i cant stand prata now

    It will count if she is still with you thick and thin and till she marrys you heheh....alot of mine with previous ladies did not count....they left for BIGGER diamond "toys" than I could get them heheh..so I guess they wanted better guys then me who would give up more then just lunch to save for their g/f toys. heheh

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    Heh, My 2 way cab to and from work, including surcharges averages to around $42 per day.
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    Quote Originally Posted by antacid View Post
    i ate prata for 1 month to buy a pair of diamond er-rings for my girlfriend...does that count?

    btw, i cant stand prata now
    wow how much did it cost?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy Ang View Post
    Heh, My 2 way cab to and from work, including surcharges averages to around $42 per day.
    Brudde...if you pay that much...you are one of those I think can justify buying a car.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sammy888 View Post
    It will count if she is still with you thick and thin and till she marrys you heheh....alot of mine with previous ladies did not count....they left for BIGGER diamond "toys" than I could get them heheh..so I guess they wanted better guys then me who would give up more then just lunch to save for their g/f toys. heheh
    They wanted better guys who can have their lunch, buy the girls lunch and yet can still buy the diamonds for them you see.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sammy888 View Post
    Brudde...if you pay that much...you are one of those I think can justify buying a car.
    Emm, getting car at least will spend $1.2k per month, including installment, petrol, carparks, insurances, tax & Servicing.

    Not forgetting that when you got car, friends can just jio you at 10 plus for quick drinks. Everytime you go out for supper means spending more.

    With cabs, max 800 - 1000 per month.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zywerkz View Post
    wow how much did it cost?
    about 300+ only

    but that was when i was in JC and getting $150 a month...

    she's still wearing them
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