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How to survive (and thrive) during a Christmas during Recession

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November 20, 2007 – Comments (3)

I copied this from  citizefabrica on Yahoo Message Board:

Step 1) Go to bank and take out an adjustable rate home equity loan on your $350K house (that is now worth $280K) that you have $20k of equity in from Country Wide Financial [CFC]

Step 2) Wake up and put on $30 underwear made in china for $1 and sold at Wal Mart and stamped "Under Armour" by chinese children [UA]

Step 3) Since it is winter / Christmas time put on your $39 plastic clog shoes with holes in them that were produced in China for a $1.39 and were stamped with "Crox" by Chinese children [CROX]

Step 4) Utilize home equity account that helped purchase said CROX and Under Armour and buy stock for 50 p/e that yields no dividend and has a net profit of 1% [GME]

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#1) On November 21, 2007 at 12:12 AM, retailsails (93.26) wrote:

Don't forget to leverage your credit card to the tilt, constantly moving balances so you can starve off paying 20% interest just so you can buy your 13 year old kid a 42 inch plasma...

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#2) On November 21, 2007 at 12:08 PM, leohaas (32.74) wrote:

42 inch plasma is so yesterday. It's got to be at least a 47-inch LCD!

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#3) On November 25, 2007 at 3:52 AM, abitare (38.38) wrote:

Thanks for the comments. 

It was late at night when I posted this. The statement seemed funnier then?

FYI - I got my 47 inch LCD last week! Plasma is so 2006. Sharp Aquos - $1399

"and we will all go down together."

Billy Joel 

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