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Thu Jan 3, 2019, 09:47 PM

Thought of a question to ask the group...

..just out of pure curiosity, what is your primary reason or motivation to be frugal?
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Primarily to save money, but other reasons motivate me too.
3 (25%)
Primarily to reduce my use of energy/resources, but saving money doesnt hurt.
3 (25%)
I was influenced by someone who lived through the great depression, it's habit.
2 (17%)
All of the above equally.
2 (17%)
None of the above/other (please kindly explain in a post below).
1 (8%)
I don't like polls.
0 (0%)
I like pie.
0 (0%)
Undefined optional response #8.
1 (8%)
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0 (0%)
None of your business.
0 (0%)
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NeoGreen Jan 2019 OP
violetpastille Jan 2019 #1
safeinOhio Jan 2019 #2
quakerboy Jun 2019 #3

Response to NeoGreen (Original post)

Thu Jan 3, 2019, 11:33 PM

1. I want to

Be more self sufficient and get closer to a gift economy rather than a growth economy that relies on trading ecologicial and social resources for $.

Saving money is not quite as big a motivator as being independent of it.

And for me less spend = less worry.

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Response to NeoGreen (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2019, 12:45 AM

2. Old and on a fixed income.

The more I save, the more I can travel.

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Response to NeoGreen (Original post)

Fri Jun 14, 2019, 12:51 AM

3. Because I see no reason not to

I am inadvertently frugal most of the time. If I want to do something less frugal I do, but I find most of what people spend lots of money on to be.. unnecessary, at best. And Im not going to follow suite just to be like everyone else.

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