How do you justify your purchases to yourself

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  1. Mathemagician

    Mathemagician SS.org Regular

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    Losses. On the rocks. *leaves tip*
     
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    same here. I never buy gear unless I can buy it straight up. It's expensive enough as is. I don't need interest rates on top of that.
     
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    mlp187 Burrito Master Contributor

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    My god I envy his carelessness. What a collection!
     
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    It's great, but only if it's 0 interest and if you could afford purchasing that piece of gear with one payment in the first place. This way it softens the blow and you should have less temptation to buy something new while you're paying off your previous purchase.

    But actually buying on credit when you don't have enough money? And with interest on top? No way, that's just crazy irresponsible.
     
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    Weird double posts. Deleted.
     
  6. budda

    budda Do not criticize as this Contributor

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    I wonder what percentage of SSO members just got called out :lol:
     
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    Or, alternately, cash for gear, bread & milk on VISA. :shred:
     
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    Hey I just splurged on some top shelf beef jerky the other day.
     
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    always say let's buy it first and then sell another one, but that never happens, running out of space
    i'm lying to myself constantly and never learned how to solve this obvious problem
     
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    I feel that, I buy something and then go to sell and my stuff won't sell for weeks on end.
     
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    budda Do not criticize as this Contributor

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    Not sure if this is sarcastic or not, but on the chance that it isn't I would maybe look into getting some professional help before hoarding really takes effect.

    Not selling for a while is ok so long as it does sell.
     
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    After 2 months I just jack the price down to unreasonable levels and it tends to go. Only didn't work once.
     
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    Do you really want it? Does it play a role other things you have don't?
    And most importantly -> can you afford it? Will it cause you any financial problems/stress? Will it affect your ability to pay bills or save for the future?
     
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    I love this. Dude just carelessly pulls a '54 strat out of the middle of a guitar pile like he's grabbing a handful of chips out of a bag :D
     
  15. DudeManBrother

    DudeManBrother Hey...how did everybody get in my room?

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    I promise myself that I’ll sell a few things to make room...and never get around to selling anything. Simple really.
     

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