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    I Swear By This Cheap Dupe For Magic Erasers

    More magic for less money? Yes, please.

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    Just in case you didn't know, people are almost unhealthily obsessed with Mr. Clean Magic Erasers.

    Like that Twitter user, I, too, am moving out of my apartment, which means I need to do some serious cleaning while having a breakdown in every room.

    I heard through the grapevine (AKA Reddit) that you can order a ton of melamine foam, which is exactly what Magic Erasers are, for less money, more sponges, and the same effect — so, I bought both kinds because I love a competition.

    An eight-pack (it came as two four-packs) of Magic Erasers from Amazon cost me $11.99, while a 20-pack of generic melamine sponges was $8.95.

    Round 1: My crusty-as-sin stovetop

    Round 2: The marks my desk chair left on the wall every time I accidentally slammed into it like an idiot

    Final Round: The tops of my Converse, dirtied by the filth of a thousand New York City subway cars

    The Verdict: It's a match! Unless you can't break the spell Mr. Clean has put on you, there's no reason you shouldn't gift yourself double the amount of sponges for less cash.

    I'll be testing lots of great dupes every month. Let me know your favorites in the comments!

    Here's what I've investigated so far:

    Y'all, This Water Bottle Is Identical To S'well And Half The Price

    I Made This Panera Mac 'N' Cheese Copycat In 20 Minutes And My Life Is Forever Changed

    I'm Kind Of Obsessed With This 90-Minute Olive Garden Breadsticks Recipe