Entertainment Tell us a story about the cheapest person you know

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by Pickle Jar, Aug 20, 2016.

  1. Pickle Jar

    Pickle Jar Well-Known Member

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    I knew a guy at work who kept his dental floss and reused it. Said its my teeth. Ate pasta everyday becUse it was cheap. Told us he didn't flush urine until it smells bad because water bill. Ate at free Thanksgiving Shelters. Made over 100k a year with overtime and fished through barrels for food. True story

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  2. WillyBest

    WillyBest Achiever Gold

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    I knew this guy @Pickle Jar . He was too cheap to afford $5.95 a month to support this site. Also, too stupid to tag his threads. True story.
     
  3. Pickle Jar

    Pickle Jar Well-Known Member

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    I knew that was coming. You fell for the trap....
     
  4. a mysterious man

    a mysterious man Well-Known Member

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    Geeze...where do I begin?

    I was born in September of 1983...
     
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    This well-known radio host alienated his Longtime Sidemen, almost all of his staffers, and his audience by gradually cutting both the quantity and quality of his daily shows and doing less and less work while simultaneously becoming LESS interesting to the Core Audience and MORE like the "status quo" Hollywood Intelligentsia he had previously proclaimed to despise.

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  6. stanggirl

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    I'll bite..back in the day there was a huge department store in manhattan..B. Altman. My aunts took me there to window shop and collect free perfume samples. I was maybe 8.

    Anyways..my aunt charges 80 bucks worth of scented oils to make her own soap.

    The store had its own restaurant and we headed there for lunch.

    My aunt and I go to use the restroom and for soap they had bar soap..this was like 1983.

    Anyways, the soap was half used and basically just soap chips.

    My aunt takes the brown paper towels in the bathroom and wraps up all the soap and puts it in her purse with an embarassed giggle

    As soon as we got home I told my parents that Aunt Louise stole used soap

    Ewwwwwwww!
     
  7. R.P. McMurphy

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    ...i know a guy thats too cheap to buy paper towels or napkins. i asked him what his family uses at dinnertime to wipe their face with, he said they just passed a kitchen towel around. truff.
     
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  8. beetlejosh

    beetlejosh I got a head that's large Gold

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    I had a friend who would scour a movie theater after the movie
    for jumbo popcorn tubs so he could take a free refill home.

    I was like, enjoy your aids flavored popcorn, bro!
     
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  9. SlipperyVic

    SlipperyVic In Gord We Trust Gold

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    I have an uncle that once blew a motor in his car because he drove it knowing it had a major oil leak, but oil was not on sale this week. Figured it would be cheaper next week so he will wait.

    He's still stupid.
     
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    Schmoopy Shit Mult Hunter

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    Carol Burnett had that funny story. She lived with her GM, who was poor. Anyway, they'd go hunting daily for things they needed. So when they were low
    on tp, the GM would yell "time to hit the stalls!"
     
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    Lol..this one aunt has provided me with several cheap skate stories...one involves regifting a wicker cheese basket where you could see how someone carefully peeled back the foil...took a nibble to see if it was still good..and carefully wrapped it up again..lmfao
     
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    Mike Huntslooce Maker of Champions Gold

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    He wasn't perhaps a filthy jew was he?
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    A friend of mine always asks for change so he doesn't have to break a bill, even if that bill is a $1 bill, he will ask if you have .65. One time when we were like 25 I saw him staring into oblivion,contemplating something very deep. I said Bob what's wrong? He said do you think I should ask my parents for an x box or a flat screen for my birthday. He has something missing, all his brothers do as well....some component that most of humanity has.... it's weird. All of his dreams are of animals biting him, or snakes wrapping around him....strange dude & extremely cheap.....
     
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    Why waste paper?
     
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    I worked a local carnival when I was really
    Young. Came with the territory of family owning an ice cream business...

    The carnival had toilets that cost $0.10 to use. The people running the games would all refuse to pay, and would slide under the stalls to shit. Needless to say they smelled bad
     
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    ...all the paper towels i can use are recyclable in the garden recycle bucket that the city picks up for free.
     
  18. lovetalkradio

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    :haha: The TLC show "Extreme Cheapskates" is always good, when it's not
    making you gag. Also one of Martha Stewart's biggest sellers was/is? the soap making gadget, for all those little pieces of soap. True story.
     
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    I cut open my toothpaste tubes when the get low and nothing comes out, you can get another 4-5 brushes from the paste stuck to the walls of the tube.
     
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    That show can be vomit inducing. The dumpster diving for food grosses me out

    At least the soap chips weren't used by strangers in a public restroom..ugh
     
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