Some Interesting Top Ten Lists
Posted by erick99, Apr 03, 2012
I love Top 10 lists from the very serious to the very, very silly.  I often use them as "warmup" excercises for my college psychology students.  The lists often start some pretty good...
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The History Of Phone Numbers
Posted by erick99, Mar 30, 2012
While listening to an old time radio show (a nightly pastime), I began thinking about the phone numbers they had back in the 40's where people used a word as mnemonic for the first few numbers of a...
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Tips For Better Living . . . . From Almost One Hundred Years Ago
Posted by erick99, Mar 28, 2012
I collect old magazines and some almanacs- it's not a huge collection but it's a nice sampler of life from the late 1800s through the late 1950s.  I am fascinated by how people lived in the...
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Making and Saving Money as a Stay-at-Home Parent
Posted by VirginiaPeanuts, Mar 27, 2012
Staying at home is not always an option for all parents and is a financial struggle for many. My husband and I got married during college and he was starting his first entry'level job as a small...
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Off Season Shopping - And Making Money on eBay
Posted by FibroMom, Mar 27, 2012
     Okay - so I am aware that there are a lot of eBay haters out there - and that is fine - this Tip could help those that want to sell on other Auction Sites, their Own Sites or...
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My Sunbeam cupcake maker review... and the verdict.....
Posted by gangstabarbie, Mar 26, 2012
I purchased this Sunbeam cupcake maker last week... and ofcourse in my favorite color (baby pink).  I paid $21.72 (tax included) from with free shipping using Amazon Prime. Here...
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Some Things You Might Not Have Known You Can Recyle
Posted by erick99, Mar 23, 2012
In my small town we have what is called "single stream" recycling.  It's really great - everything goes into this big blue barrel on wheels.  No sorting at all and almost everything is...
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What Is Still Made In America?
Posted by erick99, Mar 21, 2012
That question occurred to me today as I was driving back from teaching a social psychology class.  We had been talking about "persuasion" in marketing and we happened to get on the...
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Extreme (and not so extreme) Money Saving Tips
Posted by erick99, Mar 21, 2012
I decided to read through as many money-saving sites as I could, especially the sites marked "extreme" and cull the list down to ideas that I would be willing to do myself.  I have also marked...
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5 Affordable Accessories That’ll Wake Up Your Wardrobe
Posted by ShopShop, Mar 21, 2012
Does your wardrobe need a wake up call?  Don’t break the bank splurging on new clothes.  Just snag these 5 affordable accessories that will instantly bring life to your everyday...
When a submission shows up as a duplicate, but really isn't
Posted by nthsll, Mar 21, 2012
Subtitled "Editing vs. "Post anyway"?             Sometimes when trying to post a deal I'll get the duplicate deal warning and I always look at the original...
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The Best iPad Games (Well, Some Of Them)
Posted by erick99, Mar 20, 2012
The new iPad has an incredibly beautiful display and it will certainly make games more fun to watch and play.  With that in mind, I surfed the 'net a bit to get an idea of what the most popular...
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Uses for Everyday Things
Posted by arsiel, Mar 18, 2012
Hey guys, I stumbled upon this a couple of weeks ago and always wanted to share it. The site I got the images/text from is below but not the original site I found it on. (Couldn't find that one...
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Tips for a bigger wallet
Posted by iowahawkeyes, Mar 17, 2012
1. The 30 rule: If it is a big purchase, or if it is a new "fad", wait 30 days and if you want to still buy it, buy it, but if not, don't.2. DON'T BUY BOTTLED WATER!: this is in caps, and I did that...
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Shopping on a Budget: Tips for Fashion-Savvy Shoppers
Posted by ShopShop, Mar 16, 2012
It's not that it's hard to find cheap clothes ...  It's just hard to find cheap clothes that you actually like!  So, for all you fashion-savvy ladies out there, looking for on-trend...
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What Marketers & Advertisers Really Mean
Posted by erick99, Mar 15, 2012
As part of the Social Psychology class I teach, we have a chapter on "persuasion" and within  that chapter marketing persuasion is discussed.  I often ad-lib to my students marketing lines...
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Ultimate Freebies Round up for March! [Part 1]
Posted by MrBklynW, Mar 14, 2012
I thought i would do a round up of freebies, It took me awhile to gather all this. Hope you guys enjoy=)Food and BeverageFree Donut @Thorntons via Printable Coupon [valid 3/13-3/19]Free...
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Ultimate Freebies Round up for March! [Part 2]
Posted by MrBklynW, Mar 14, 2012
Continued... Free Hearos Ear Plug Live Daily @ 11am EST, First 5,000FREE 2012 SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Preschool Pass Free pass to both parks for kids 5 years of age or younger.FREE...
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Cheap Entertainment
Posted by erick99, Mar 09, 2012
I'm a single dad and that means a single paycheck. Though my paychecks come in "singles" as I am not married, I do have two sons (18 and 21), both in college, wholike some entertainment...
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How To Tell The Difference Between A Cold And The Flu
Posted by erick99, Mar 09, 2012
This semester, in particular, I've had a lot of my psychology students emailingme to let me know they are sick and will be missing a class. They seem touse "cold" and "flu" interchangeably. The flu...
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