Author Topic: Buy Nowt Friday  (Read 677 times)

Cudzoziemiec

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Buy Nowt Friday
« on: November 28, 2019, 11:06:30 pm »
If you're in Bradford, you can go down to Forster's Exchange and make cards and stuff without buying things. Sounds like a decent antidote to the psychedelic cancer that suffocates us at this time.
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ElyDave

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Re: Buy Nowt Friday
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2019, 07:13:39 am »
I plan on not buying anything out of the ordinary
“Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.” –Charles Dickens

Re: Buy Nowt Friday
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2019, 08:18:06 am »
I have a list of larger purchases I'm on the lookout for over the next X months (a powertap hub, a new tent, a replacement commuter bike - that sized stuff). If I manage to get it for cheap in various sales (e.g. Black Friday, Boxing Day, etc) then all the better, but I don't go out looking for things that aren't already on my list.

Any money I've save gets donated to charity, so it's a roundabout way of making large corporations donate to charity (I benefit by getting some extra gift aid tax relief too).
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hellymedic

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Re: Buy Nowt Friday
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2019, 01:19:33 pm »
I was going to say I hadn't bought anything, then I realised I'd had an email to tell me my Sainsbury's Delivery Pass auto-renewed today.
I see that as a utility really.

Mr Larrington

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Re: Buy Nowt Friday
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2019, 12:47:22 pm »
I was contemplating the purchyof a replacement sat-nav, as Emily seems to have developed Droid Rot.  But then my grate frend Mr Woolrich gave me a Garmin wot someone else gave him but he didn't like :thumbsup:
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Re: Buy Nowt Friday
« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2019, 05:20:00 pm »
I have successfully bought nothing (other than food and drink). I do require a new eyebrow trimmer, however, after the last one inexplicably ceased to work. But I'll somehow hold out until later in the week.
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Giraffe

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Re: Buy Nowt Friday
« Reply #6 on: December 03, 2019, 08:26:08 am »
Confession: bought new Satellite PVR and LNB yesterday - didn't realise until afterpub that it was Cyber Monday. Sorry!
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