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any tips ?
2p noodles from netto
give up alcohol
but be good at resisting all temptaion when in a shop.
As it's a long time as well try not to suffer too much when it comes to the food department.
lentils/potatoes/lots of vegetables = very healthy and very cheap
drink fucking loads of water, it fills you up enough not to want to eat.
Don't turn anything free down.
Lidls own brand.
Â£15 per week. it could be achievable if you don't eat much.
get your friends to cook for you.
watch tv. don't go out.
be plenty of uni work right now so focus on that.
accomodation? Because that would be pretty hard...
but i can get out of paying my rent on the first so thats okay
unfortunately chances are i'll have a couple of bills to pay soon
Cause then you can just let the bills wait.
and yes thats when i get money
it looks like you may have to live off cheap beans, cheap noodles and a giant sack of spuds for a few weeks then.
surived up to now on 80 quid for 5 weeks. i have 13 quid left. that i may have to cough of for a taxi tonight.
have you got a travel card at least?
if you got a travel card for the next month your sorted. and get a bus card for the remaining two weeks
it leads you into a rewarding career in a freak show
a very large bag of dried pasta, and some bumper tins of baked beans. from lidl. cheap big packs of digestives are also good. if you live somewhere rural, find an orchard to steal from. give up alcohol [makes SUCH a difference, am being reminded of this at the moment]. embrace the joys of tap water. sleep as much as you can, and familiarise yourself with the tv listings online. buy cheap bumper packs of ham [lidl again] and make sandwiches to take with you whenever you leave the house. fill up bottles with water for the same purpose. walk everywhere.
that stuff is fucking grim. i'd rather eat tripe.
if you get honey roast ham, it's ok.
plus, you can always slather it in breadcrumbs or sugar or something. i dunno.
failing that, cheap chicken. MMMMM, e.coli. get IN.
and hope for the best!
by balance -Â£1500.32
double your money or lose it all and commit suicide.
become one of those people who goes in the rubbish bags behind restaurants and supermarkets, you can get loads of totally perfect food for free
I live on food from there out of choice - it only costs about Â£25 for decent meals, every day, for a couple of months
take a tenner to a car boot sale, but stuff and flog it on ebay.
Seriously, I reckon that at any decent sized boot sale, it'd be a piece of piss to buy something that you can sell for ten times what you pay for it...records, hifi stuff, books
For the next 5 weeks.. I'm not too sure what im going to do :( I feel my comparativly rich boyfriend may be lending me some money
I had pretty much no money for ages once. I survived by:
1) Buying Tesco value bulk foods, like pasta and such
2) Drink 1 pint of milk a day to stave off malnutrition
3) Only drink when it's bought for you
4) Don't smoke
5) Walk everywhere
6) Beans on toast = Fibre, protein, vitamins and so cheap!
6) Use as little shower gel/deodrant as possible to make it last
7) Sleep more to stop hunger
Life's alright on the blue and white stripe!
Insert 'We was poor, but we was 'appy' story here.
I have enough money.
I could give you some...
go to the supermarket late at night, i.e. a hour or so before they close, often tasty treats can be had for barely any money. obviously it depends on the individual supermarket and how much other people have bought that day, but near me there's almost always meat, veg etc for 10p - 50p
i'd rather eat socks
on sunday i went in late and purchased a loaf of fresh baked bread from Somerfield (on Chillingham Road) for 14p, kept me in lunches for a few days.
or take the advice above and gamble it all on a 200-1 nag that just might make it.
2 in fact, and I can't afford to pay the monthly amount off <<<not good.