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    How do you guys resist impulse to buy stuff? Argh, I need to save.

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    stop surfing the CS equipment, price list and classified threads if you are referring to photography related shopping haha..

    if external shopping hmmm....dun bring out your debit/credit cards and just bring cold hard cash that is sufficient for your daily expenditure.
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    it's easy.. just look at last month's credit card bill and compare it to your bank balance.
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    tell me when u succeed.....even though i got no time to go out to shop...but i am online almost every day...so many nice discount and USD dropping...

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    Do the opposite, sell what you have.

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    Quote Originally Posted by happyfrog View Post
    How do you guys resist impulse to buy stuff? Argh, I need to save.
    Just tell yourself, you need only
    1. One camera
    2. One lens
    3. One flash
    4. One computer
    5. One pen
    6. One to two pair of shoes
    7. One to three pair of pants
    8. One to four shirts
    9. One to five ....

    KISS - Keep It Sweet and Simple. You realise that you don't need so much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by happyfrog View Post
    How do you guys resist impulse to buy stuff? Argh, I need to save.
    how do u resist the impulse to bang a hot girl when u see one?

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    Quote Originally Posted by happyfrog View Post
    How do you guys resist impulse to buy stuff? Argh, I need to save.

    Cancel all your credit cards and let your wife manage all your money

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    Quote Originally Posted by allenleonhart View Post
    how do u resist the impulse to bang a hot girl when u see one?
    wear pants

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    for me, i will camp at home, if nothing to do, stone in front of my laptop or tv HAHAHA!
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    instead of creating a saving account for saving, how about creating a spending account to spend? With limited spending power, you would be constraint by the need to prioritise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by allenleonhart View Post
    how do u resist the impulse to bang a hot girl when u see one?
    Go home and get permission from wife first.

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    Quote Originally Posted by allenleonhart View Post
    how do u resist the impulse to bang a hot girl when u see one?
    wah, must be school holidays liao...hormones running wild.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ahbian View Post
    wah, must be school holidays liao...hormones running wild.
    haha. no wonder so many "gangsters" going around chopping ppl

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    Quote Originally Posted by brapodam View Post
    wear pants
    Made sure wear the pants that have no room for expansion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tango Wasp View Post
    Just tell yourself, you need only
    1. One drycabinet of camera
    2. One luggage of lenses
    3. One studio worth of flash
    4. One super computer
    5. One box of pen
    6. One to two cabinet pair of shoes
    7. One to three wardrobe of pants
    8. One to four wardrobe of shirts
    9. One to five ....

    KISS - Keep It Sweet and Simple. You realise that you don't need so much.
    I think these should do =P

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tango Wasp View Post

    KISS - Keep It Sweet and Simple. You realise that you don't need so much.
    that's a really thoughtful saying, not just for photography but for life in general.

    Alas, humans are weak and we easily succumb to those who preach "Variety Is the Spice Of Life".

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    Quote Originally Posted by allenleonhart View Post
    how do u resist the impulse to bang a hot girl when u see one?
    u muz always remember 2 things:
    1) prison
    2) rotan

    how else do u propose to get her?! 8]

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    I cannot participate coz i have already banged my bank account with new purchase .
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    I think the main culprit are the discount offers and promos... can't resist.

    heavy feeling, just to resist.

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