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    41 Shocking "Extreme Cheapskates" Moments I Still Can't Believe Actually Happened

    A BYOF (bring your own food) wedding was unheard of...until today.

    ICYDK, Extreme Cheapskates was a show that profiled people who were incredibly financially cautious and went to unimaginable lengths just to save a few dollars. Here are moments from the show that have left me in awe:

    1. First up, the woman who went to the homes of people in mourning so she could take the deceased's vintage clothes for free.

    A woman walking up to house and when a man opens the door she asks for hid dead mom's clothes
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    2. The man who refused to pay for laundry and instead asked people at the laundromat if he could add HIS laundry to THEIRS.

    A man asking strangers at the laundromat if he can add his laundry to theirs
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    3. The man who cooked eggs on his car engine.

    A man cooking eggs on his car engine
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    4. The flight attendant who took used pillowcases home after each flight to repurpose as coffee filters.

    A woman cutting pillowcases into triangles and then putting them in her coffee filter
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    5. The guy who forced his family to bathe with just hand sanitizer and water from the park to avoid paying a water bill.

    A man filling up big water bottles with water at a park faucet
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    6. The mechanic who lived in a garage, showered in a bucket, and then used the bathwater to clean cars.

    A man using a bucket of his bathwater to wash a car with socks
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    7. The woman who melted snow to use as water so they wouldn't run up the water bill.

    A woman placing buckets of snow on top of a heating vent in her house
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    8. The dude who reused mouthwash to save money.

    A man spitting mouthwash back into a bottle
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    9. The couple who had a BYOB wedding.

    Wedding guests walking in to a wedding with their own plates of food
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    10. This woman who deserved an honorary dental surgery degree.

    A woman describing how she takes a chisel and a hammer to take her own teeth out when she has a cavity
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    11. The woman who made some ~scrumptious~ roadkill for dinner.

    A family taking roadkill and preparing it for dinner
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    12. This man who put a timer on his fridge so his family couldn't have the door open too long and run up the electricity bill.

    A child opening the fridge and the timer counting down from 24
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    13. The guy who sun-dried his tissues so he could reuse them.

    A man sun drying his used tissues so he can use them again
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    14. This king who killed two birds with one stone.

    A man fully dressed in the shower, soaping up his body and clothes
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    15. This family who washed their dishes in the inflatable kiddie pool.

    Kids playing in a blow up kiddie pool and then their family washing dishes in there
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    16. The woman who baked some good old-fashioned dashboard cookies.

    A woman putting raw cookies on the dashboard of her car to bake them
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    17. This kween who put her lungs to work.

    A woman blowing up her air mattress with her mouth
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    18. And also used mint leaves to keep her pearly whites clean.

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    19. And they also got inventive when they needed a new showerhead.

    A shower head with a plastic bottle rigged to it and holes punched in the bottom of the bottom
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    20. This man who made a DIY bed on a budget.

    A man using styrofoam, bubble wrap, and tablecloth to make a bed
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    21. This legend who stole (and returned) Christmas.

    A woman stealing from her family, wrapping the items, and presenting them as Christmas gifts
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    22. The woman who poured spilled alcohol into shot glasses for her friends.

    A woman pouring spilt liquor from a bar spill mat into shot glasses and serving them to her friends
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    23. The guy who literally believed that one man's trash is another man's treasure.

    A man fishing through the garbage at a movie theatre for snacks to eat during the movie
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    24. The millionaire (I'm dead serious) who served people cat food instead of tuna, because, ya know, tuna was too pricey for her.

    A woman feeding her ex-husband cat food instead of tuna because it's 30 cent cheaper
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    25. The woman who didn't believe in buying toilet paper.

    A woman using soap to wipe after pooping instead of toilet paper
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    26. The guy who took his family of six to a buffet, only got three plates, and paid the bill with a bag of spare change.

    A man paying for a buffet with coins
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    27. The dude who warmed up food in his hot tub.

    A man putting a bowl of soup in a hot tub water to warm it up
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    28. The woman who worked out at a sporting goods store instead of a gym.

    A woman working out in the equipment center of a sports shop
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    29. And the woman who held her whole life together with hair ties.

    A woman using hair ties and tape to keep her car's front bumper on and to keep a face mirror tied to the sideview mirror
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    30. The woman who did house chores at night to lower the electric bill.

    A woman doing chores at night
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    31. The couple who shared the same string of floss.

    A couple sharing the same strand of floss
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    32. The lady who repurposed her hair as floss.

    A woman using a strand of her hair to floss
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    33. The woman who peed in a jar instead of a toilet to lower her water bill.

    A woman sniffing a bottle of her pee
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    34. The woman who stuffed couch cushions with shaved hair.

    A woman taking hair from the floor of a barber shop to stuff couch cushions
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    35. The guy who was collecting rainwater to shower in.

    A man setting up water bottles in his backyard to catch rain and funneled through a tube into his bathroom
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    36. The man who raided the fridge at work for his coworkers' leftovers to bring home as dinner.

    A man raiding his fridge at work for leftovers
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    37. The fashionista who wore all her clothes on a flight to avoid checking in luggage.

    A woman wearing multiple clothes over each other to avoid checking luggage at the airport
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    38. The woman who hid in the park to watch yoga classes instead of paying for them.

    A woman watching a yoga class from afar and mimicking what they're doing
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    39. And that same woman washed her clothes in her pool.

    A woman dumping dirty laundry into her swimming pool to clean them
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    40. The woman who poured leftover sauces back in the bottle🤢.

    A woman scooping dressing from plate back into the ranch bottle
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    41. And finally, the man who slathered himself in cornstarch to keep cool instead of getting AC.

    A man slathering cornstarch all over his body
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