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A Very Expensive Weekend

Posted August 15th, 2011 at 11:32 AM by Mr Cat Dog

You ever have one of those weekends when you just go out and spend, SPEND, [B]SPEND[/B]? Here's mine, along with what I bought in brackets, for extra judgment on your part:

[/U]DVD bought online ([I]Inland Empire[/I]): £10
Proms ticket (Film Music Prom): £5
Subway (Sweet Onion Chicken Teriyaki meal): £7
Friday night drinks (Long Island Ice Tea and Coke): £10

Lunch at McDonalds (5 Chicken Selects meal): £5
Theatre ticket ([I]Richard III[/I]): £15
Dinner at Wagamama (Ginger Chicken Udon): £10

Tube tickets to/from the O2: £5
Ticket to Empire Big Screen (Panel: How to become a Film Journalist*): £15
Lunch at Zizzi (Fettuccine alla Carbonara): £10
New socks: £10
DVDs bought in HMV ([I]Amores Perros[/I] and [I]Four Lions[/I]): £10
Expensive book not available in the UK but on eBay ([I]The Battle for Late Night[/I] by Bill Carter): £18
Dinner at Domino's Pizza - takeaway (Large Cheese and Tomato with Ground Beef and Tandoori Chicken): £15
More DVDs bought online ([I]The Comeback[/I] Season 1): £6

Total: £141 (give or take a few pennies where I've rounded up)


I don't know why I do stuff like this, but writing it all out has been theraputic and I definitely will NOT be doing it at least for another [s]week[/s] [s]month[/s] hopefully ever?** Feel free to judge me in comments. I deserve it.

[SIZE=1]*I don't even WANT to be a film journalist. I just liked the look of the panel. What is WRONG with me?

**HA! Like that's going to happen...[/SIZE]
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    TwilightBlade's Avatar
    I spent $100 this weekend. I feel better now. :)
    Posted August 15th, 2011 at 12:25 PM by TwilightBlade TwilightBlade is offline
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    Ivysaur's Avatar
    Originally Posted by TwilightBlade View Comment
    I spent $100 this weekend. I feel better now. :)
    That's a lot of money still XD

    You rich kids.
    Posted August 15th, 2011 at 12:53 PM by Ivysaur Ivysaur is online now
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    Mr Cat Dog's Avatar
    For reference:

    £141 = 160€ = $231 (US) = $226 (CAN) = $220 (AUS)
    Posted August 15th, 2011 at 2:39 PM by Mr Cat Dog Mr Cat Dog is offline
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    There was one time I spent over £800 one weekend.. haha~ It was when I was working in England last summer :3 So I def know how you feel
    Posted August 15th, 2011 at 3:48 PM by Kura Kura is offline

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