Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?

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Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?#1
Posted: 12/19/07 at 1:47pm
And recount instances of them being cheap.
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re: Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?#2
Posted: 12/19/07 at 1:47pm
People who won't pay for therapy.
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re: Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?#2
Posted: 12/19/07 at 1:48pm
If it's somebody I know why in the world would I call them out on a public message board?
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re: Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?#3
Posted: 12/19/07 at 1:48pm
Me.

Ivan comes in at a close second.
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re: Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?#4
Posted: 12/19/07 at 1:49pm
tazber.
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re: Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?#5
Posted: 12/19/07 at 1:51pm
Oh, do we mean cheap as in they'll charge $10 for a quickie?

If so, that's definitely Tazber.

I don't pay for my sex.
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re: Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?#6
Posted: 12/19/07 at 1:52pm
you just live off sugar daddies.
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re: Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?#7
Posted: 12/19/07 at 1:54pm
People who forget to factor in tax and tip when out to dine.

Those people suck.
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re: Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?#8
Posted: 12/19/07 at 1:56pm
nitsy, I'm raising my prices after 1/1/08 so don't get used to the holiday rate.

And Rath, I thought I explained that was a company policy. If it was up to me I would given you the freebie.
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Updated On: 12/19/07 at 01:56 PM
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re: Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?#9
Posted: 12/19/07 at 1:56pm
My boyfriends father. He sent his son a "3 for a $1" birthday card from a dollar store. He stuck me with the bill when he took the both of us out to dinner to cheer us up for both being laid off the same week. (He didn't bring his wallet) He will only put $5 worth of gas in his car at a time. He told his wife to take her medication every other day so it would last longer. He asks for a discount at every single place he goes on any pretext. ("It took so long to get our pizza- Dominos says "twenty minutes or it's free." Do you do anything like that?) (Oh yeah, Dominoes won't deliver to him any more because he would do often give a wrong address or not answer the door, hoping the to get that free pizza)
No good can possibly come from using this vast wasteland of error and deliberate deceit. You should get off of it and warn others away. You should make sure your children and grandchildren know what a corrupt and morally bankrupt institution it truly is.
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re: Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?#10
Posted: 12/19/07 at 1:56pm
I am not cheap
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re: Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?#11
Posted: 12/19/07 at 1:59pm
I took a woman to see Matthew Bourne's "Edward Scissorhands"at BAM. Before the show she ordered a cappucino at the cafe and asked me if I wanted one. "OK," I said. "Thanks" The harried bartender brought them to us and said "Eight dollars" She said "Are we going to split this?" Internally I said I'm never going to see this person again. "No,I've got it" and dropped a ten. He brought me back the two singles and I dropped them on the bar. "Two dollars?" she exclaimed. "Yes,"I said. "You have to have some class."
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re: Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?#12
Posted: 12/19/07 at 2:00pm
Eek.
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re: Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?#13
Posted: 12/19/07 at 2:02pm
double eek!
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re: Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?#14
Posted: 12/19/07 at 2:10pm
And I know Cheap- my Great great great great Aunt was said to be the biggest miser in the world. She was the richest women in the world (worth over $100,000,000 when she died in 1916) but worked out of an empty office at her bank with her paperwork in suitcases on the floor around her to avoid renting an office. She owned one set of undergarments and a black dress which she wore daily until they fell apart. (And she rarely bathed and only in cold water- it's cheaper that way.) She lived on "day old" pies she bought at a local bakery for 15 cents apiece. Her son's leg was amputated because she couldn't find a doctor to treat him for free. She lived with a painful hernia for decades because she wouldn't pay the $150 to have surgery.

She did however save the city of New York during the panic of 1907, writing the city a check for $1.1 million and took repayment in municipal bonds.

An amazing woman, my aunt!
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re: Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?#15
Posted: 12/19/07 at 2:11pm
Is this thread making fun of the Jews?

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re: Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?#16
Posted: 12/19/07 at 2:12pm
I don't think so...
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re: Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?#17
Posted: 12/19/07 at 2:16pm
wexy that is bad! JoeK I think may be winning though
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re: Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?#18
Posted: 12/19/07 at 2:47pm
Its one of my favorite stories and I was in a really bad mood because the woman I was supposed to bring had dumped me the week before .I'd figured don't mope and I invited this other person.Nine months later its good story material.

'Take me out tonight where's there's music and there's people and they're young and alive.'
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re: Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?#19
Posted: 12/19/07 at 2:52pm
When I was growing up, our neighbor would take his garbage with him to work daily so he didn't have to pay for trash collection. Keep in mind, this was a guy with a huge house and a job that probably paid about $80K a year (in a fairly rural area). It was one of his many asshollic traits.

My parents always instructed our pets to go crap on his lawn.
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re: Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?#20
Posted: 12/19/07 at 2:56pm
In my town you either buy garbage bags (About $3 apiece) or rent a large can for about $160 a year- that's how you pay for your garbage pickup. I noticed that not many people put out the big green cans for pick up and happened to be out front when the garbage man came. He said over half the people in my neighborhood don't ever put out any trash. I can only assume that the huge garages here are all filled with old garbage.
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re: Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?#21
Posted: 12/19/07 at 3:00pm
I guess I could understand if someone really had to scrimp, but really -- would you want a smelly bag full of rotten fruit, coffee grounds and cat litter riding in your sedan with you on a 20-minute drive to work?
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re: Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?#22
Posted: 12/19/07 at 3:12pm
My aunt is excessively cheap. My uncle does a comic strip, and they have, you know, little bears or mugs or calendars with the comic strips on them. So for any holiday (birthday, Christmas, Easter, whatever) she gives us a comic strip bear, along with a comic strip card. They get these things for free. And we all get the same thing, all five people in our family. So we're always stuck with five once-a-day calendars or five little teddy bears. We just throw them away.

One year, for Christmas, she suggested picking names out of a hat so she wouldn't have to get a present for every single relative. One Easter she got us fake white chocolate bunnies. Fake white chocolate? You couldn't spring the extra two cents for real white chocolate?

Oh, and when I was younger, I asked for "nice jewelry" for my birthday. I was, like, twelve, so I wasn't looking for pearls or 24K gold. She got me a gold plastic necklace.

God, she drives my whole family crazy. We all went out for dinner a while back, for my grandmother's birthday, and she stuck around for about twenty minutes after the meal to find out what her family had eaten and add up the money. Instead of splitting the bill between everyone. She didn't want to have to pay more.
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re: Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?#23
Posted: 12/19/07 at 4:26pm
The mother of one of my friends. She brought her own shampoo to the beauty parlor (yes, that's what I still call it, lol!) and washed her hair so she would pay less on her bill.
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re: Who Is The Cheapest Person You Know?#24
Posted: 12/19/07 at 4:29pm
that guy on the Jerry Springer episode who made his wife seperate the two-ply toilet paper so it would last twice as long.
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