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Pressure Cookers Modern Mom 16/02/10(Wed)19:09 No. 2809 ID: fe3665 [Reply]
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Get yourself a pressure cooker. With it you can save on energy and food costs.
Faster cooking time = Less energy spent
Legumes and cheap meat cooks faster = cheaper food
Seriously, you can buy the most crappy cuts with most connective tissue and the pressure cooker will dissolve all that and you end up with delicious meat. Also cooking beans for example is a lot less hassle when you don't have to cook it for hours and hours.
Your relative probably has one somewhere that is useless to them lying around. They used to be a fad .


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Modern Mom 17/03/20(Mon)18:02 No. 2982 ID: e05d71

NEGATIVE.
You want a crock pot. Its way safer, and low stream of energy used. Plus coming home to a hot, cooked meal is awesome are waking up to warm breakfast oatmeal. etc.
So easy to prepare.


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Modern Mom 17/03/22(Wed)06:03 No. 2984 ID: 82a2e5

>>2982
Slow cookers are so fucking important anon.
I mostly eat stew and soup. And eggs for breakfast. Easy, cheap. Leave it plugged in on low, go to work, come home and eat right away.


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Modern Mom 17/10/13(Fri)02:22 No. 3095 ID: f53802

Allahackbar




jew Modern Mom 17/09/11(Mon)14:27 No. 3079 ID: 1d281d [Reply]
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thrifty art for a thrifty liver !????


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Modern Mom 17/10/07(Sat)03:38 No. 3090 ID: 1d281d
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The Roach Cuming In The Sleeping Girl By David Hanjani


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Modern Mom 17/10/07(Sat)13:39 No. 3091 ID: b02b36

>>3079
>>3090
These are actually really neat paintings, would buy




Modern Mom 17/08/01(Tue)17:50 No. 3055 ID: 7ce7a4 [Reply]
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Hey /Jews/ I've been trying to live the frugal lifestyle. Recently moved into an apartment in Southern California where I'm paying 840 a month for a studio. I don't really have close friends that are financially stable enough to room with. My question is though, (got off topic)
While living a frugal lifestyle, what do you guys do for fun? When I loved with my parents I had disposable income and didn't really care about saving. I could go out with my mates and get drinks or another hobby of ours was shooting but all of that is so expensive. I guess gaming but that gets old too.

TL;DR what do you do for fun that's frugal?


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Modern Mom 17/08/12(Sat)00:05 No. 3064 ID: 218ccf

Nothing glamorous about being poor.

Room with people to save money if you can. 840 is a lot but I'm not sure about west coast.


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Modern Mom 17/08/22(Tue)19:22 No. 3068 ID: 602cb1

I like to read books, play videogames (very cheap if you wait for sales) grow some plants (bonsai and some kitchen herbs) and build model kits by myself. With my friends we normally play boardgames, drink beer (at home), and smoke pot (cheaper than beer here) while we watch cartoons. I keep it under a $100 a month budget, so your definition of frugal may vary.


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Modern Mom 17/08/26(Sat)00:00 No. 3071 ID: c55c16
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>>3055
Personally I would get a cheap ass Xbone/360 because of the upcoming backwards compatibility titles. Old classics will hopefully get repopulated with multiplayer, shit like halo 3 and bad company. That could keep me entertained forever




How can I make money off the Great American Eclipse? Modern Mom 17/07/21(Fri)22:05 No. 3047 ID: 494c89 [Reply]
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I live right in Polk County, Oregon. The August 21st eclipse will happen right smack in the middle of this area. How can I make money off it? There will be a million people in Polk county!

Sell bottled water for $20 a bottle?

What else could I sell?


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Modern Mom 17/08/08(Tue)15:23 No. 3060 ID: 9f8f44

T shirts, snacks




Transportation Modern Mom 12/12/04(Tue)08:23 No. 592 ID: ba9043 [Reply]
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The one thing I haven't seen discussed is Transportation!

For those of us who have a job or are looking, transportation is very important!

It is also important that it is cheap and reliable, not often two things that go well together!

Bikes are OK but if you live in an area where it's a minimum if 10 miles to any place that has work it isn't much help!

Plus most cheap cars don't get great gas mileage (Mine costs almost 120-200 a month in gas) AND you car is often a dead giveaway that you are a poor person!

What suggestions do allz you poor people have regarding cheap and reliable transportation?


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Modern Mom 17/06/19(Mon)05:52 No. 3034 ID: 1d025f
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>>2893
>hopefully soon
Sorry for the wait.

Japanese:
Honda
1985-2007 Honda Accord: Typical Honda reliability with a more refined driving experience than the Civic. Available in sedan, hatchback, wagon, or coupe styles.


1987-2011 Honda Civic: Civics are very hit or miss, try to find an unmolested one or two owner example that was spared from the "import tuner" treatment. Available in sedan, hatchback, wagovan, or coupe styles.

1997-2007 Honda CR-V: The first generation C-RV has a decent amount of aftermarket support for off-roading. As for the other variants of the C-RV, they serve well for your general driving needs (excluding FWD trim).

Honorable Mention:
1986-2001 Honda Prelude and Acura Integra: The pinnacle of front-wheel drive engineering. Aggressive styling and unmatched handling. Good luck finding an example in decent condition.
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Modern Mom 17/06/29(Thu)07:31 No. 3038 ID: 157c6b
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RU
Steel 1988
100km/h - human point.


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Modern Mom 17/07/24(Mon)20:28 No. 3051 ID: 8c62c2

>>1222
This seems like a good way to go for the ultra poor, but it can get stolen pretty easily. Hefty price to pay, but if you factor in not having to pay insurance, gas, licensing fees etc it starts to look way nicer. The only thing cheaper is an actual bicycle. And just like one, you can always repair them yourself and if the motor breaks you can still get home.




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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Bicycle Frames Modern Mom 14/11/12(Wed)16:00 No. 2443 ID: fbfe7f [Reply]
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I'm looking to build myself a "cheap" bike that will replace my truck for all but long drives and when something big needs to be moved. I'm self building because quality bicycles are expensive, most new bicycles don't meet my requirements, and there are a ton of old frames that do satisfy most if not all of my requirements.

I'm about 5' 8.5" with a 30-31"-ish inseam. According to most online frame size calculators for a road bike I should be looking in the 52-54cm range and for a MTB I should be in the 17-18" range.
If I want to purchase a vintage mountain bike frame that does NOT have the downward/upward (depending on POV) sloping top tube which size should I use as a guide?
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Modern Mom 17/06/29(Thu)07:21 No. 3037 ID: 157c6b
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Normal frame


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Modern Mom 17/07/03(Mon)06:27 No. 3039 ID: 87f732

>>3037
Is there any practical way to purchase a bicycle piece by piece in this manner?

I've never seen individual frame pieces for sale anywhere.


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Modern Mom 17/07/03(Mon)06:29 No. 3040 ID: 87f732

>>2444
If the 20" fits your height, always go for the tallest frame that you fit.




Leaving "Home" Modern Mom 15/03/27(Fri)06:10 No. 2560 ID: cd727d [Reply]
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Hello /jew/, I'm leaving home here in a few months and was wandering about kitchenware. My family refuses to help me whatsoever. What is the best way to go with cookware at first? cheap and shitty, or the more expensive longer lasting stuff?

This goes for everything kitchen related. Cups,plates,silverware. Everything.


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Modern Mom 17/06/04(Sun)16:33 No. 3029 ID: b52acf

Honestly, whether or not cast iron is worth getting at first depends on how you cook. Sure they're great, if you use them. I'd tell you to start off with a 10" saute pan (like a frying pan but steeper walls and with a lid), either a 2 qt or 3 qt pot, a flat pan for baking, and maybe a casserole dish. With that, you'll be able to do practically anything you want. Over time you may find you prefer a different size (like a 3qt you may find overkill, or no where near big enough if you like to make a lot of soup at one time, a 10" might be pretty big if you only ever use it for one egg in the morning, etc.). With that said, I think it's a little better to go bigger than you think you'll like.

If you go with nonstick, GET WOOD OR PLASTIC utensils. If you use metal, you *will* fuck up and mar the surface.

As for quality, I'd spend around $20-40 for each piece looking for the thickest material I can find for the pots/pans. Bakeware is more whatever unless you get serious about baking. Never, ever immediately put hot cookware directly into water. It'll warp and become a pain in the ass to use/completely unuseable. The thinner the material, the worse it can be. If you can't afford that much, get whatever you can and just be very mindful about warping.


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Modern Mom 17/06/04(Sun)16:40 No. 3030 ID: b52acf

>>3029
continued

Get a good chef's knife, at least 10". It doesn't have to be a $500 Wustoff, but it also shouldn't be a $5 K-Mart one either. If you live in a decent sized city, find a restaurant supply store, and they should have some decent ones for around $20. Learn at least the basics of caring for blades. This is a safety thing. Sharp knives without nicks are safe. Dull knives with knicks aren't. Likewise, get a cutting board. They're cheap and they protect your knife and whatever else you would be cutting on. It doesn't have to be expensive, just anything that's wood or plastic and you're good.


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Modern Mom 17/06/11(Sun)17:35 No. 3032 ID: a6a804

At goodwill they are cheap as shit. I got all mine for free after the semester ended and students dumped theirs on the curb. Basically new just had to wash well.




Modern Mom 13/11/24(Sun)13:05 No. 1753 ID: dfe43d [Reply]
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is fiverr worth bothering with? I can't seem to land a job (even lying in resume) so I figured I could put my photoshop skills to use.

has anybody made any money off there?


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Modern Mom 15/01/09(Fri)11:35 No. 2519 ID: 2b344e

I can tell you personally that a friend made 2000 dollars from it in like 2 months. I only managed to make 32 dollars in like 3 days. I left it then. Never set your prices too low because clients will still pay you


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Modern Mom 17/05/05(Fri)13:58 No. 3019 ID: 21de63

I've had thoughts on trying it out here lately but after the PewDiePie situation. I don't know.


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Modern Mom 17/05/28(Sun)02:52 No. 3027 ID: 16d972

I tried, it didn't work for me




Modern Mom 14/08/10(Sun)21:34 No. 2250 ID: 56d89d [Reply]
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Ok, I have a bit of an unusual problem.

My grandmother died a year ago and left behind a fuckload of shitty furniture. I want to help my parents sell it because they effectively became poorfags sponsoring my education.

Now, this would usually be no problem except the fact that they live in a shitty 2nd world Eastern European country, and in a small(15k residents) town no less. A garage sale, or a Craigslist ad or really anything of the sort is not an option here.

So what the fuck do I do? I doubt that anyone here has experience with this kind of issue, so maybe just help me brainstrom one up? I really want to help my old folks, but can't do so financially because of being stuck in the post-bachelors limbo.


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Modern Mom 17/05/05(Fri)13:48 No. 3014 ID: 21de63

>>2302
That shipping price though.


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Modern Mom 17/05/14(Sun)00:08 No. 3022 ID: c7dede

>>2250
Auction. Find a place that does "estate sale" auctions. It'll at least move it quickly


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Modern Mom 17/05/14(Sun)14:45 No. 3023 ID: e9c9be

>>3014
Clean it, take lots of good pictures, and sell it to some wealthy Americans with more money than common sense on eBay. Even with international shipping they'll fucking pay through the nose if you include all the buzzwords they're looking for.




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