Could You Go a Year Without Buying Anything New? How About Five Years?

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stanstan30 Jul 27, 2012
Ah no way.
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boricua1 Jul 27, 2012
I could go a month maybe, but no longer.. :)
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austin38 Jul 26, 2012
no way! that's so hard man
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arsiel Jul 26, 2012
I could probably buy less new things. I don't mind thrift stores too much or buying off craigslist at all. It does take more time to find things that you like or are worth buying though
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tpark6283 Jul 26, 2012
I don't think I could go past 3 days :-). Lol!!
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shimisi Jul 26, 2012
I think I can somehow handle one year, granted that my computers work fine and don't break before the year's over :) But 5 years would be a stretch!
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YesBoss Jul 26, 2012
Its very Hard To Stop Buying New Electronic Gadgets.
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preppykid Jul 26, 2012
With this site? I can't last a week
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derwood Jul 26, 2012
I don't think so :)
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solid44nt Jul 26, 2012
If i ll get $$ for the challenge then yes!
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dddsss Jul 26, 2012
i'd go for that too, but who'd foot the bill?
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Sundevil Jul 26, 2012
Anyone who wants to try this would not come here.
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deal Jul 26, 2012
Yeah I am in the same boat.. I don't think I can go more then a month without getting something new. =[
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maven3 Jul 26, 2012
"I came up with a list of personal exceptions of stuff I was allowed to buy new. Like underwear, toothbrushes, bras, socks and of course, consumables and personal care items. (No used tampons for me!)"
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drewskidooo Jul 26, 2012
Does that inclusion food? Lol
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Swanky007 Jul 26, 2012
no
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shopange08 Jul 26, 2012
No way... Maybe a week..maybe.. I have a problem and Dealsplus is my enabler! But no complaints here.. :)
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gangstabarbie Jul 26, 2012
its impossible! i cant forever be shopping at a yard sale for use items!
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mnvikings11 Jul 26, 2012
I know I could go over a week, but not much past that.
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wannabecool Jul 26, 2012
Interesting read... I could save a lot of money but it would definitely take a lot of time to pull off. Plus I am not a used person... I'd rather buy new at used prices.
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FibroMom Jul 26, 2012
Ummmm - based on the title - "NO!" (I'm lucky to go a week... I think I may have a shopping problem!) ;)
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rockinnrolla Jul 26, 2012
No.... not you! (I am right there with you) LOL
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dvinegrace83 Jul 26, 2012
if the cavemen could do it, i believe it's physically possible..just really REALLY challenging for us so used to everything being quick access and disposable!
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zoneric Jul 26, 2012
well, not a year, it's too long. but I think at least 6 months I can manage :D
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zoneric Jul 26, 2012
it depends a lot on what "anything" means...let's take fruits for example. if you plant your own trees, in how many years will you be able to eat their fruits...so, no fruits for 5-10 years? I don't think so...
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krmills1 Jul 26, 2012
I think they mean just ordinary things like clothing, household items, etc. not food or actual daily necessities.
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hemalaa Jul 26, 2012
it is very difficult. Probably a month or two would work.
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fabrizzio Jul 26, 2012
not even a day
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ancagavs Jul 26, 2012
1 year? I don't think I'd last a month :)
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rd995 Jul 25, 2012
lets see who is the first one to try to do this i know i wont
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ArtemisDeals Jul 25, 2012
I agree with the lilywow and rockinnrolla I doubt I could go a full year without buying something new :)
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rockinnrolla Jul 25, 2012
OMG It would be way hard for me..... ;P
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lilywow Jul 25, 2012
I can't go a week without buying anything. =)
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