Thursday, July 13, 2006

Let's get crazy

You know how people ask,"What would you do if you had a million dollars?" Or even a thousand? Or even a hundred? What would you do with $20.73? That's the real question. Don't you think that's a much more relistic question? I mean, it's actually something we would think about in our lifetime.
I really think it's important to think about. Would it be food? Shoes? Diapers? We might as well all take a few minutes to think through our priorities and decide what's most important.
I would...give $2 to a homeless person, $5 for a good fastfood meal, and $13.73 for a really nice camera. Do they have really nice cameras for $13.73? I was really wanting a digital one that has a lot of zoom. At least 5 to 7 megapixels, too. Let me know if you find one in that price range 'cause that's all I got!

19 comments:

tara said...

mmm, i am in full agreement with this post.
i am poor. dirt poor. i wish i had money to give you so that you could buy a camera...but i dont even have money to buy dishsoap, im resorting to hand soap. is that the same??
p.s. i just posted again, i suggest you check it out!

Jess said...

Ryan and I just went on our anniversary date. WE really didn't have any money so we both got $12 and we had to think of something fun to do with it. It was a great time. Sometimes it is ok and is still fun to be poor huh? (There are other times though that I would rather be filthy rich and that is the truth.)

Rizzle said...

If I had a few bucks, around twenty, I'd invest it in a long term roth ira I think. I'd then sit and wait for the money to come rolling in! Yesssss, mmmmmm, money...cha-ching....booyaaa...(imagine me rolling in all my money right now).

jeb & pris said...

good question jen! so i guess if i won $20 i would probably go buy liam some new clothes with it because that is what i love to do with extra money usually. but if you're asking what i would do with my last $20 in my bank account, i would probably try as hard as i could to not go to starbucks next time i get the urge.

i know this sounds bad to say, but i'm glad to know there are a lot of us poor people out there. sometimes it really discourages me because i think we're never going to get past the barely making it stage, but it makes me happy when i read about everyone and their poor stories too! so thank you all for sharing your poor stories, they have really encouraged me today! - pris

dodyb said...

I would buy Jasper a brain.

morninggordon said...

if i had $20.73, i'd probably get Muchas Gracias and put the rest of the money in my gas tanque so that i could get to work and make another $20.73 to start all over again.

RoniZee said...

Tanque.

If I had around $20, I would see if I could trade someone for like $30ish, and so on until I could purchase Canada.

Jen said...

I heard of a guy who started out with a paper clip and traded with people until he had a house! It all starts with a paperclip! It didn't even takehim that long!

arwen said...

hey roni... i'll trade you $30 for your house... whadya say?

RoniZee said...

No see, the deal is you give me $30 and I don't give you my house, I give you $20.

Ben said...

I think I would use $10 to reimburse myself the money I recently lost to Ryan and then but the remaining money either towards the national deficit or buy myself 10 items from McDonald's $1 menu. I haven't decided which one yet.

Rizzle said...

Well, until you decide, how about you mail that $10 that you owe me. After that we can probably figure out what to do wiht the leftovers...hey, maybe you could download some killer Moby tracks from itunes.

sarah said...

I also am poor. Well I think so, only because theres lots of stuff i don't have that i want to have. whats great is my new neighbors have most of that stuff and they love to share!!

Well with 20.73 i would pay someone to clean my house and with the extra
(would there be extra) someone else to watch my kids. then I would do anything I wanted. Probably sleep or for an uninterupted conversation with my husband.

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Jen said...

That's the greatest annonymous comment ever. I'm so glad I accept them!

Leslie said...

Get 1/4 of a tank of gas so that I can go to town.....once. Tara may be dirt poor, but Jen and I have all the dirt in the middle of nowhere TEXAS. Could you use an armadillo to go with it?

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kaydub said...

That's funny. Just last Sunday I gave $20.73 to JESUS at church.