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I am averaging $888/month on eating and drinking...

In NYC, but honestly I'd do this in any big US city. I n...
...,...,,...,...,,...,...,,...,...,,...,...,,...,.
  05/21/12
i spend about 450
shards
  05/22/12
I average about that too... More like 1050 really
Egg McMuff
  05/22/12
You are wasting your twenties. You'll die with a small amoun...
.....,,.,.,.,..,.,.,,,,,.,.,.,.,.,.,,.
  05/22/12
one month I spent $40 dollars on my entire food budget. C'mo...
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  05/21/12
You're not including groceries right?
""""''''''"
  05/21/12
no, i did it once cause i saw all these blogs flaring up abo...
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  05/21/12
This is believable. Also, it's 40 dollars or $40... Pick...
Ryan Lochte
  05/21/12
my gf and i spend $2k / mo. on food and i can't figure out h...
baby boomer espousing benefits of home ownership
  05/21/12
Jesus..
""""''''''"
  05/21/12
It is pretty easy to do 1k per person a month is only 33 ...
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  05/21/12
this month so far we're at $1,814. that's $1,037 on grocerie...
baby boomer espousing benefits of home ownership
  05/21/12
I could never bring myself to blow that much money on eating...
""""''''''"
  05/21/12
eh, that's worth it. we've been together a while and so it c...
baby boomer espousing benefits of home ownership
  05/21/12
Wtf? Do you shop at whole foods? Go to Kroger
The Dark Knight
  05/21/12
describe your average daily food intake. Do you eat out dail...
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  05/21/12
we eat like normal people. tbf we both eat low carb, so no r...
baby boomer espousing benefits of home ownership
  05/21/12
holy fuck man. Does this include drinks?
.....................:......:::.......;...........
  05/21/12
we don't go out to bars, but we do enjoy nice dinners
baby boomer espousing benefits of home ownership
  05/21/12
WTF? we spend at least that much, but we'd be able to cut it...
the honey store
  05/21/12
shop primarily at Trader Joe's and Costco. we could cut down...
baby boomer espousing benefits of home ownership
  05/21/12
wtf? A bag of frozen chicken breasts is like $6.99 and sinc...
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  05/21/12
this is why i'm perplexed.
baby boomer espousing benefits of home ownership
  05/21/12
are you using all the groceries you buy or do you end up let...
the honey store
  05/21/12
we've been pretty good about this lately, although not as mu...
baby boomer espousing benefits of home ownership
  05/21/12
maybe you eat alot of red meat or nicer seafood? that's all ...
.....................:......:::.......;...........
  05/21/12
we eat a lot of frozen medium sized shrimp, cod, ground turk...
baby boomer espousing benefits of home ownership
  05/21/12
We spend $700/mo on groceries for two and we eat flounder-ty...
michael yidd-killchrist
  05/22/12
sweet you spend more than my entire salary :(
brave little poaster (and a happy new year!)
  05/21/12
In China this would be good luck.
.,.,...,..,.,..:,,:,.,.,:::,.;...,:,.,.:,.:.,:.::,
  05/21/12
I was about to post this!
Rina
  05/22/12
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Max Baer Jr , Jr
  05/22/12
I probably drop $200-300. I cook for myself and grab drinks ...
The Dark Knight
  05/21/12
That's fine. I spend around that to $1000 on food and booze...
Kenneth Pinyan
  05/21/12
...
MarlboroReds
  05/22/12
this honestly doesn't seem like that much how often do you g...
MarlboroReds
  05/22/12
drinking is the killer. depending on your tolerance, unless ...
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  05/22/12
fuck bro, i gotta be honest, i need dat alcohol
MarlboroReds
  05/22/12
sure bro. are your bros down to pregame? if so a bottle of p...
..,.,...;;..,.,.,:,,:,...,:::,...,:,.,.:..,.,.
  05/22/12
yeah man i need to start pre-gaming more, i spend too much a...
MarlboroReds
  05/22/12
It was foretold.
~~(>' ' )>
  01/14/18


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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:13 PM
Author: ...,...,,...,...,,...,...,,...,...,,...,...,,...,.


In NYC, but honestly I'd do this in any big US city.

I never cook in. I eat out every meal but that isn't really a problem. I eat cheap shit usually like bagels, sandwiches, pizza. Almost never go to a trendy expensive restaurant. Haven't spend more than 15 bucks on a meal in ages, maybe 1-2 times in the last three months.

I drink a lot though. At home mostly. Out I try not to go crazy but I've had some bad weekends where I've blown 250 plus.

I'm thikning this is pretty normal for ppl in big cities who go out a lot.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739736)



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Date: May 22nd, 2012 1:28 AM
Author: shards

i spend about 450

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20741929)



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Date: May 22nd, 2012 11:07 PM
Author: Egg McMuff

I average about that too... More like 1050 really

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20747916)



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Date: May 22nd, 2012 11:10 PM
Author: .....,,.,.,.,..,.,.,,,,,.,.,.,.,.,.,,.


You are wasting your twenties. You'll die with a small amount of money that your kids and grandkids will spend having fun.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20747947)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:17 PM
Author: .....................:......:::.......;...........


one month I spent $40 dollars on my entire food budget. C'mon bro.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739782)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:18 PM
Author: """"''''''"


You're not including groceries right?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739798)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:20 PM
Author: .....................:......:::.......;...........


no, i did it once cause i saw all these blogs flaring up about eating on a dollar a day and was curious whether I could do it. Course I pussied out and it was more like $1.25-$1.50 a day. I just ate alot of potatoes, beans and rice, ramen, bread, and frozen burritos. It wasn't fun, but interesting.

Admittedly, I live in a low COL area.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739837)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:18 PM
Author: Ryan Lochte

This is believable.

Also, it's 40 dollars or $40... Pick one or the other.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739801)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:18 PM
Author: baby boomer espousing benefits of home ownership

my gf and i spend $2k / mo. on food and i can't figure out how to spend less.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739808)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:18 PM
Author: """"''''''"


Jesus..

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739812)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:21 PM
Author: ...,...,,...,...,,...,...,,...,...,,...,...,,...,.


It is pretty easy to do

1k per person a month is only 33 a day. If you go out to nice restaurants on Fri and Sat and maybe one other day per week us easily blow a lot so that you only have like 15 per day left for the other days of the week.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739843)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:21 PM
Author: baby boomer espousing benefits of home ownership

this month so far we're at $1,814. that's $1,037 on groceries, $482 on restaurants, $203 on lunch, $41 on alcohol and $48 on coffee.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739855)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:23 PM
Author: """"''''''"


I could never bring myself to blow that much money on eating out. Godspeed, I suppose.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739877)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:24 PM
Author: baby boomer espousing benefits of home ownership

eh, that's worth it. we've been together a while and so it counts as something to do together as much as it does feeding ourselves. it's the groceries spending that bothers me.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739892)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:23 PM
Author: The Dark Knight (Mr. Kate Upton)

Wtf? Do you shop at whole foods? Go to Kroger

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739884)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:23 PM
Author: .....................:......:::.......;...........


describe your average daily food intake. Do you eat out daily or is this all cooked stuff?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739887)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:25 PM
Author: baby boomer espousing benefits of home ownership

we eat like normal people. tbf we both eat low carb, so no rice / beans / pasta. that's the only thing i can think as to why we spend so much more than others.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739905)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:21 PM
Author: .....................:......:::.......;...........


holy fuck man. Does this include drinks?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739842)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:22 PM
Author: baby boomer espousing benefits of home ownership

we don't go out to bars, but we do enjoy nice dinners

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739873)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:22 PM
Author: the honey store

WTF? we spend at least that much, but we'd be able to cut it down pretty easily.. do you guys eat out all the time? shop only at whole foods?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739864)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:24 PM
Author: baby boomer espousing benefits of home ownership

shop primarily at Trader Joe's and Costco. we could cut down the eating out, but even if we don't eat out at all we're still spending like $1200 / mo. on groceries

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739888)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:27 PM
Author: .....................:......:::.......;...........


wtf? A bag of frozen chicken breasts is like $6.99 and since you don't eat carbs, it's pretty much that and vegetables, which can't cost that much, right?

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739918)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:28 PM
Author: baby boomer espousing benefits of home ownership

this is why i'm perplexed.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739930)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:31 PM
Author: the honey store

are you using all the groceries you buy or do you end up letting stuff go bad and tossing it? buying too many fresh veggies and letting them rot adds up even if you only buy a little too much

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739959)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:32 PM
Author: baby boomer espousing benefits of home ownership

we've been pretty good about this lately, although not as much in the past.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739966)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:33 PM
Author: .....................:......:::.......;...........


maybe you eat alot of red meat or nicer seafood? that's all I can think of

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739972)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:35 PM
Author: baby boomer espousing benefits of home ownership

we eat a lot of frozen medium sized shrimp, cod, ground turkey and 85/15 ground beef

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739992)



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Date: May 22nd, 2012 11:16 PM
Author: michael yidd-killchrist

We spend $700/mo on groceries for two and we eat flounder-type fish, steak and organic chicken at least one dinner a week each, plus buy organic milk and eggs, a decent amount of organic produce, etc.

One thing that helps is to reduce portions, e.g. my wife and I will split a decent sized steak that I could hypothetically finish myself but I'm fine eating less of.

Another thing is good inventory control -- develop a repertoire of dishes you can make quickly and easily, think about the week ahead in advance, and keep the things you know you'll use stocked. E.g. we buy our fish at costco, buy a big-ass thing of fillets and freeze most of them in individual baggies. Easy to just take one out, defrost in water and broil or bake with some simple herbs/spices. Don't buy lots of one-off impulse snacks and don't cook elaborate meals with lots of exotic ingredients on a regular basis. Pay attention to how much of stuff like produce and eggs and milk you actually use in a week and buy accordingly.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20748004)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:35 PM
Author: brave little poaster (and a happy new year!)

sweet you spend more than my entire salary :(

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739996)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:19 PM
Author: .,.,...,..,.,..:,,:,.,.,:::,.;...,:,.,.:,.:.,:.::,


In China this would be good luck.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739814)



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Date: May 22nd, 2012 1:45 AM
Author: Rina

I was about to post this!

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20742041)



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Date: May 22nd, 2012 11:12 PM
Author: Max Baer Jr , Jr



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20747969)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:21 PM
Author: The Dark Knight (Mr. Kate Upton)

I probably drop $200-300. I cook for myself and grab drinks with friends

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739839)



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Date: May 21st, 2012 10:23 PM
Author: Kenneth Pinyan (earl)

That's fine. I spend around that to $1000 on food and booze, counts dating though.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20739880)



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Date: May 22nd, 2012 1:18 AM
Author: MarlboroReds



(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20741867)



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Date: May 22nd, 2012 1:17 AM
Author: MarlboroReds

this honestly doesn't seem like that much how often do you go out for drinks?

i spend roughly this (well about 150 less, i spend about that much if you include spending on gas) in a much cheaper city

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20741854)



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Date: May 22nd, 2012 1:23 AM
Author: ..,.,...;;..,.,.,:,,:,...,:::,...,:,.,.:..,.,.


drinking is the killer. depending on your tolerance, unless you pregame you can easily drop $75 a night on drinks/drunk food. if you go out thu-sat that's $675/mo. the cr is just to find a boring gf who wants to stay home and watch tv and bang.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20741902)



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Date: May 22nd, 2012 1:25 AM
Author: MarlboroReds

fuck bro, i gotta be honest, i need dat alcohol

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20741912)



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Date: May 22nd, 2012 1:28 AM
Author: ..,.,...;;..,.,.,:,,:,...,:::,...,:,.,.:..,.,.


sure bro. are your bros down to pregame? if so a bottle of pretty good scotch is still much cheaper than bar drinks. my friends are still into doing 3-4 rounds of shots per night at the bar.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20741927)



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Date: May 22nd, 2012 1:30 AM
Author: MarlboroReds

yeah man i need to start pre-gaming more, i spend too much at bars/clubs

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#20741938)



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Date: January 14th, 2018 5:28 AM
Author: ~~(>' ' )>

It was foretold.

(http://www.autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1953884&forum_id=2#35151823)