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    Tricia
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    Riquet – that sounds more like a N. Tyneside idea :wink:


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    tomdenne
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    Cut back your cat and dogs food by 50%, it will save a lot of money over the year and they will not say anything

    Thought Demon looked fit yet a tad wistful in the recent photo you posted. :lol: Pauvre bête, now we know why!

    Tom


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    mysty2
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    Cut back your cat and dogs food by 50%, it will save a lot of money over the year and they will not say anything

    Thought Demon looked fit yet a tad wistful in the recent photo you posted. :lol: Pauvre bête, now we know why!

    Tom

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    Pour qui ne possède qu’un marteau, tout problème ressemble à un clou.

    Fat poodles are pretty rare :grin:


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    mysty2
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    Old shoes, keep the laces you never know when they could be needed. If you catch a burglar and need to tie him up or even the wife if your lucky, saves on buying hand cuffs. :eek:


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    Spotty
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    Old shoes, keep the laces you never know when they could be needed. If you catch a burglar and need to tie him up or even the wife if your lucky, saves on buying hand cuffs. :eek:

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    Keep the shoes too.
    If you’re really tight, they can be boiled to make a broth.


    Je suis Spotty - FSM, he boiled for our sins !

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    Old shoes, keep the laces you never know when they could be needed. If you catch a burglar and need to tie him up or even the wife if your lucky, saves on buying hand cuffs. :eek:

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    ha ha…he doesn’t seem to have any shoes, just a selection of disgusting old boots scattered about, but he saves them, and the laces…


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    mysty2
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    Old shoes, keep the laces you never know when they could be needed. If you catch a burglar and need to tie him up or even the wife if your lucky, saves on buying hand cuffs. :eek:

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    Keep the shoes too.
    If you’re really tight, they can be boiled to make a broth.

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    Je suis Spotty – FSM, he boiled for our sins !

    You know nothing :shock: you come on here telling people you can make broth out of old shoes. Shoes are like mushrooms you can not use all of them. If the shoes are made of synthetic materials or made in China and not leather you will end up in AE and not be here on FE :grin:


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    Riquet – that sounds more like a N. Tyneside idea :wink:

    Tricia 
    What? the candle soaked rags?

     


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    Clover
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    I’m wearing odd socks again. I have one foot slightly longer so I tend to go through the socks for that foot before the other one and it seems a shame to throw perfectly good socks away just because they don’t have a matching partner. No one can see anyway under jeans and in trainers/shoes/boots.
    Everytime I go shopping I buy a couple of pairs of new knickers so that I don’t need to run the washing machine for just a few items until I have a full load and havn’t run out of clean undies which means at least 14 pairs per week minimum as I like to change after the evening shower.


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    Chanceux
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    Too much information.


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    mysty2
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    What about used cotton buds, has any of the members come up with a use for them, or can they be recycled. Can you make candles out of ear wax?. Here is another little snippet, how to save on loo paper. Next time you are at a friends house ask if you can use the loo even if you do not need to go. Unroll about ten sections of toilet roll and slip them into your pocket, they will not notice and if you do that a few times you will have a full roll in no time. If things are really bad and you need to make huge savings then if you take an eye out you will be classed as disabled in France and you do not pay fon or hab tax, I think. Check first.


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    penpro
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    What about used cotton buds, has any of the members come up with a use for them, or can they be recycled.

    With a pot of glue and some glitter…they make effective Xmas tree decorations!

    Knowledge is for sharing!

    P


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    Tricia
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    This is a genuine one from a “green” forum I used to belong to.
    Instead of toilet paper keep a selection of old rags, put them next to the toilet to use. Also a bucket of water to soak them in after use.
    The trouble is, this advice is followed by advice to wash them all once a week. Perhaps it’s to save paper rather than money.


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    This is a genuine one from a “green” forum I used to belong to.
    Instead of toilet paper keep a selection of old rags, put them next to the toilet to use. Also a bucket of water to soak them in after use.
    The trouble is, this advice is followed by advice to wash them all once a week. Perhaps it’s to save paper rather than money.
    Another idea on similar lines (as practised in NE England at one time) – tear up old newspapers into squares, pierce a hole in a bunch of them, thread string through and hang on a hook next to the toilet.


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    mysty2
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    Trica you would have to use a quality paper like the Sunday Times, if you used the Sun the print would be all over yer bum. :grin::grin: they use cheap ink. :shock:
    I am not sure if you thought of this extra saving Clover but with that amount of old knickers about if you put them all in a dark box you could probably grow some mushrooms while you wait to do a wash. :grin:


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