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This Checklist Will Make Rich People Laugh And The Rest Of Us Be Like "Yep, That's Real"

It's called **frugality** — look it up.

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  1. <br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Check everything that you've done at least once:
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    You've waited to buy something that was on sale, then come back and found out that the sale was over.
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    You've reached the midpoint in the pay cycle and thought, Well, fuck.
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    And speaking of which, you know the exact date of the next pay day.
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    You get really giddy when the bus driver forgets to collect your fare.
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    Using coupons gives you a contact high.
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    You've tried to negotiate a lower rate with your internet provider.
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    You've broken a phone and literally just gone without one for at least a month.
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    You've gone through and checked every line item on a credit card bill.
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    You've really pushed it when it came to paying for utilities on time.
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    You know the exact fees for all of the ATMs closest to you.
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    You listen to Spotify for free, with all the ads.
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    You're still using someone else's HBO Go account.
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    ...and someone's Netflix account.
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    You align your grocery list with the supermarket specials.
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    And you check the supermarket inserts inside newspapers for more deals.
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    Instead of buying dinner, you've just gone to sleep early.
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    You've set a reminder to cancel trial subscriptions before they automatically renew.
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    You've cut your own hair to save on salon expenses.
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    You feel actually ill when you splurge on something.
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    You buy generic meds at the drugstore.
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    You've read an entire warranty pamphlet, just in case.
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    You have a change jar at home.
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    ...and you've used it to pay for something worth more than $5.
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    You always use cold water at the laundromat, because it's cheaper.
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    You've made more than one Uber account to get another discount code.
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    You've walked into a wine store with the sole purpose of buying whatever was cheapest.
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    You've had a credit card declined.
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    You've won a raffle and felt extremely special.
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    You've ordered off Seamless or Grubhub as a "special occasion."
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    You've entered some kind of sweepstake in the past month.
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    You've eaten cereal for three meals in a row, at least.
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    You've kept clothes from more than 10 years ago, just in case they come back in style/they fit again.
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    You've put something on layaway.
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    You've held a grudge against someone who wanted to go 50/50 on a meal that DEFINITELY wasn't 50/50.
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    You've decided to not go home for the holidays because flights were too expensive.
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    You've brought office supplies and snacks home from work.
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    You've worn an actual hole through your shoes before throwing them out.
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    You've gotten out of a cab when the meter hit a certain dollar amount.
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    You've gone to bars specifically for their happy hour deals.
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    You've signed up for a credit card and canceled it after getting the sign-up bonus.
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    You've considered donating plasma for money.
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    You've refused to go into a bar that has a cover.

This post was translated from Portuguese.

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