Monthly Archives: September, 2011
After the fact reviews – I review something old and dusty, tell you why it’s great and share how I got it for free.
I got my Playstation 3 for free. Again, by free I mean, I exchanged my time for it instead of my cold hard cash. Before I get into how I got it for free, I want to explain why it’s so awesome. I can stream netflix, I can stream hulu, I can browse the internet, the online gaming is FREE, blu ray rocks, way better exclusive line up than any other platform (God of War, Uncharted, Little Big Planet, Heavy Rain, Infamous, Ratchet and Clank, Demons Souls etc..). Okay, you got me, “Playstation Home” is stupid. Lets not forget that thanks to Blockbuster’s awesome netflixesque service, I get all the games and movies I want each month for only $10 per month.
For the last 22 months I was making really good money. Luckily, I’d learned to live in thriftiness years before as I clawed myself out of a hole that an atrocious real estate deal dug me into. I’ve used the last 2 years of surplus to completely pay off my debt (except for the aforementioned [...]
I work hard to be thrifty. It’s in my blood I guess. It doesn’t matter what I want, I always try to find a way to get it for less than the average Joe. Usually this means time spent, which equates to real dollars (time=money right?). BUT since I’m a work from home type, I [...]