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Guide to Success from nothing Captain Derp 12/10/13(Sat)05:41 No. 387 ID: 353cb7 [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts] Stickied
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I started with a criminal record for petty narcotics pos and a 'computer tresspassing' record guaranteeing me unemployment almost everywhere except manual labor. I was also living in a SRO in the worst area you can ever imagine, had no money, huge debt and couldn't even finish university so washed out in the second year due to poverty.


STEP 1 - GET A FUCKING JOB

Any job will do. Some shitty manual labor position is great because then you also get some activity in so you aren't a fat bastard.

Easy jobs to get are landscaping (usually pays under the table cash), construction clean up, warehouse, or whatever you can find on your local Craigslist 'gigs' section. Alternatively there's the dreaded nightshift tech support. Look around for these on CL, or move to somewhere in your country where the jobs are. In Canada this means terribad mining and oilfiend work but it pays like $40/hr and there's nothing else to do up there, perfect for studying.

For me, I got a job at the post office and delivered mail, which meant I got off early and had lot's of time for school. Also consider institutions that will pay you to learn a trade, such as telephone companies and whatever else.

STEP 2 - START SAVING MONEY

Basic income budget rule is 70/20/10

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Modern Mom 19/01/14(Mon)03:08 No. 3257 ID: bc9742

man OP I started this in 2017, and while it's not gone exactly as planned in the post, pieces of it have come together. I will report in ever so often to update on my progress but holy shit you inspired me to make something of myself which I am doing....to all the lurkers out here, this shit actually works.




Modern Mom ## Admin ## 12/08/17(Fri)01:43 No. 1 ID: e5e5b6 [Reply] Stickied
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Congratulations you poor bastards have earned your own board. Don't fuck it up. Any relevant rules will be created/added to this post when the time comes, but for the meantime try to keep it SFW.

Go Wild

Jesus Christ I'm useless; I should have specified that this board is for poor niggers to share money saving tips/vouchers and whatever.


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Jewgally Speaking 19/01/04(Fri)19:28 No. 3254 ID: 673e4a

>>3096

You just don't get it.




Mushroom Farm Modern Mom 19/02/17(Sun)21:19 No. 3272 ID: cc1b61 [Reply]
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The meat is too expensive in my country and I just want to get protein with another way. I realized "eating less eat and more mushrooms" will be better for me and it's healthy. I found some mushroom growing kit but It's uselles after 2 harvesting. Someguys grow mushroom in plastic bag but as I see mushrooms grow so slow. Is there a way to make my own mushroom kit with wood or something else?


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Modern Mom 19/02/17(Sun)21:49 No. 3274 ID: 1e5fb7

Here you go.
https://homeguides.sfgate.com/build-own-mushroom-growing-kit-49285.html
Also lentils are a cheap protein source.


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Modern Mom 19/02/17(Sun)23:11 No. 3275 ID: cc1b61

>>3274
Yes you are right. Proteins of mushroom is half of chicken meat but it's more healthy than chicken meat.


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Modern Mom 19/02/19(Tue)04:20 No. 3277 ID: 1e5fb7

>>3275
Not chicken, lentils. I used to live off of lentils and rice, because it was so cheap and filling. $2 worth of lentils was food for a week for me and I'm a pretty big guy. Lentils have a good amount of protein too. It might be worth looking into.




Questions about Social Security Disability Modern Mom 18/03/15(Thu)23:58 No. 3140 ID: d789d4 [Reply]
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Amerifag here.

So to get SSDI or SSI you can - among other things - lose a one hand above the wrist and one foot above the ankle, both feet above the ankle, or both hands above the wrist.

I'm sort of trained as a programmer, but I'm currently homeless so I can't continue learning on my own (too busy trying not to die). I want to be disabled so I can get a place of my own via section 8 housing, pay my bills with SSI or SSDI, and then spend the rest of my free time programming until someone will hire me for a decent wage and then I can get off it.

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So how can I amputate a hand and a foot in a plausibly deniable manner?

For my hand I could light and hold onto a sufficiently powerful firework (maybe a m80), but I'm not sure that will take it off above the wrist - more likely I'd blow my fingers off.

For my ankle I could eschew socks, pour water in my boots, lace them very tight, and then go on a 15 miles hike several days in a row. This will induce trench foot which should lead to gangrene. Alternately I could wait until winter, pour water in a boot while wearing a cotton sock, and then sleep with that foot out of the sleeping bag - this will also work on a hand, if I use a cotton glove in a leather (waterproof) glove.

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Dude f 18/08/28(Tue)10:14 No. 3222 ID: a6cc75

Dude if you need a house go to the mentally ill house I think they will gladly have you in


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Modern Mom 18/09/14(Fri)02:55 No. 3223 ID: 6009e1

>>3140
I get SSI because I got diagnosed with Autism, probably easier too fake tbh.


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Modern Mom 19/02/17(Sun)01:23 No. 3271 ID: 674c06

>>3172
Thanks man. I don't live as a full on hobo but your routine certainly was helpful for my mostly vagrant lifestyle.




Modern Mom 14/11/17(Mon)09:41 No. 2450 ID: 704dac [Reply]
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After seeing how cheap the blades for double edge razors are compared to the obscenely over-priced replacement blade cartridges, I'm interested in learning more about double edge razors.

It sounds like aside from being a fraction of the price, the blades even last longer since you can completely remove, clean and dry them, which is impossible with cartridges.

The problem: how difficult is it to shave with these things? Will a new user have a close shave at a fraction of the price, or a face full of blood-stained toilet paper squares? At this point, I'm forced to use the same dull blades that should have been trashed a long time ago, because I can't shell out the money for replacements.

tl;dr shaving for jews


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Modern Mom 16/08/13(Sat)05:27 No. 2869 ID: a58fb8

>>2450

There is a learning curve with DE Safety razors. Its a minor skill. Initially you will deal with razor burns, nicks and cuts. It might take you a couple weeks to a couple months to learn to shave with a DE razor. Its very slow at first. After another few months or more and after developing some muscle memory you will get faster but probably not as fast as using a cartridge blade system(mach3 or similar). Aim for a socially acceptable shave and you'll get a very comfortable shave everyday. If you go for baby bottom smooth you'll be dealing with a lot of irritation and won't be able to shave every day.

There are some great resources available online though.

Badger and Blade forums

Sharpologist

On youtube look for "Mantic59" and "nickshaves" both have playlists for beginners. Many others post shave reviews on youtube for products.

I'll never go back to cartridge razors again. They tore up my neck and caused in grown hairs. Now that I know how to shave with a DE Safety Razor I don't have any of those problems and after the initial investment in a razor and brush I pay about 30 cents a week to shave(10 -15 cents per razor blade and the rest on shave soap and witchhazel)


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Modern Mom 16/09/03(Sat)15:37 No. 2872 ID: f3169f

Protip: wet your face, apply the stick of soap to your skin, then lather it up using the brush on your face. You'll use a fraction of the amount of soap compared to using a mug and transferring the lather to your face.


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Modern Mom 19/02/14(Thu)17:41 No. 3268 ID: ad8536

Just use a trimmer you fucks




How to panhandle Modern Mom 17/07/21(Fri)22:28 No. 3048 ID: 494c89 [Reply]
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I used to be homeless. Here's how to panhandle and make money.

1. Be non-threatening. Don't have a huge dog that barks at people, don't get pissed off when people fuck with you (most white people won't, it's usually blacks or gang-banging messikins). Just don't be an asshole.

2. Be visibly homeless. Don't be completely clean.

3. Have a prop. This can be a wheelchair (it takes a few weeks to get the upper body strength and endurance to wheel yourself around), a cast (get one that you can take off), a cane.

4. You will make at least ten times as much money if you have a small, non-threatening dog. A dachshund is best, a chihuahua is second best. The dog should be calm and not bark at everyone - it takes a few days to train a dog not to bark at everyone.

People will ask you what you need, and a lot will offer to buy you dog food. It's sometimes possible to return the dog food for cash if they give you a receipt, but don't ask for it if they don't give it to you.

5. Be a woman, or at least an attractive man. Women make at least ten times as much money as men.

6. It helps if you have gray hair, especially a gray beard. I'm not sure how to dye hair gray though.
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fuck panhandlers Modern Mom 18/11/18(Sun)06:33 No. 3243 ID: 6d522b

panhandlers are bullshit. this is not the depression. there is no shortage of employment or food. these people are actors, scam artists, fuck them they make more per day, tax free, than the people they con. don't feed the panhandler, ignore the panhandler.


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Modern Mom 19/01/06(Sun)16:59 No. 3256 ID: 45c91a

>>3243
Lol kill yourself


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Modern Mom 19/02/14(Thu)03:28 No. 3267 ID: 044b1b

>>3243
no shit. what do you think this thread is about?




Modern Mom 19/02/04(Mon)20:06 No. 3266 ID: 90c633 [Reply]
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What is the point of trying to make money if the only job i could get,pays less than 150$ a month (a very good job is no more than 600$ though)
Tired of this hell life i got memed into taking a course in order to get a diploma to then find a good job, but my family basically told me to fuck off and i can't pay it (will probably be homeless soon)
i could sell everything i have to buy a plane ticket, is there somewhere i could go? i don't want to be an illegal alien forever




Modern Mom 19/02/01(Fri)21:50 No. 3261 ID: a0f9cb [Reply]
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If you get a blender, your food expenses might not go down, but your nutrient intake can go way up. Almost nobody has the time to make three fresh meals a day, and meal prep takes extra mental energy, so blend a fresh meal instead. The more energy you can dedicate to improving your health and financial situation, the better. Even if you don’t like smoothes, which is unusual, you can simply dilute the flavor with a extra yogurt or maybe even milk. A good fruit or vegetable smoothie entering just feels right entering your body. Plus, with greek yogurt, and maybe even a dash of unflavored protein powder, you can get a good macronutrient ratio. It’s a nice way to live, and it beats the hell out of most food advice I’ve heard. There’s a fairly wide variety of flavor options, so it’s unlikely to get boring. A pretty bougie at-home smoothie typically costs $2-$3, but can cost $1-$2 if you manage to buy in bulk. Why are you not doing this? One tall cup is about 400 to 600 calories.

Pic related, what your first or second attempt will probably look like.


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Modern Mom 19/02/01(Fri)21:52 No. 3262 ID: a0f9cb
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Modern Mom 19/02/02(Sat)01:22 No. 3263 ID: decc7f

>why are you not doing this?

Because I'm so poor I haven't had running water in over a year now and I can only live off stuff I can throw into the oven.

If I had water to clean the blender I would absolutely be doing it.




Free Food 13/03/01(Fri)01:06 No. 992 ID: c1c58c [Reply] [Last 50 posts]
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How can I get food for free? Are there better methods than shoplifting?


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Modern Mom 18/01/28(Sun)14:41 No. 3131 ID: f04c32
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Rice and Beans. Buy 2 pounds of beans for $1.50 and a pound of rice for $1, this will last you several days eating 3 times a day, a week if you eat little. Look up instructions on how to cook them, you just need water and a stove. You can store them almost indefinitely without any refrigeration.

This is how your average 3rd world country poor person survives on less than a dollar a day, they eat the cheapest foods available, and in any part of the world it's rice and beans. I spend less than $3 a week in the United States when I eat like this.

Every else's suggestions here will have you spending more than $1 a day.


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Modern Mom 18/01/31(Wed)05:54 No. 3132 ID: 1b5492

just shoot your bate


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Modern Mom 19/01/30(Wed)21:12 No. 3260 ID: aeba44

>>992
I had a friend who lived a bit of a poor life style, but whenever he needed food, he'd go to a food-chain right before they closed and take all the food they were going to throw out for the night. He got all the food and the company saved money on trashing all the food.

Note: if you can't get it for free, just put down $10 and you'll get yourself plenty of meals and although, not entirely free, it's still a great value.




Making Cash With Zero Fundage Biff 14/02/08(Sat)05:35 No. 1890 ID: 3e2241 [Reply] [Last 50 posts]
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Let's talk about ways to make cash online, it can really help out and once you get efficient with it and have a good group then you're golden.

I won't lie, I'd like to find a person or two from this board to be in a new group. You wouldn't believe how fast and simple things get when you get everyone working together well and can make the money on nearly autopilot, depending on what method you are using. Also tips and resources are always good.


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Modern Mom 17/05/05(Fri)12:43 No. 3010 ID: 21de63

This thread hasn't been active for almost a year but damn it's convinced me.


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Modern Mom 18/11/02(Fri)21:40 No. 3237 ID: 7abbe6

I've made 300 USD online in one year using the porn re-upload method.


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Modern Mom 19/01/28(Mon)04:21 No. 3259 ID: 58f80f

>>3237
interesting. could you elaborate




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