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    Quote Originally Posted by countryboy View Post
    Doesn't that negate the purpose? My wife used to wash the ziplock bags, but gave up because I refuse to use a washed bag. How do you even effectively wash and rinse a ziplock bag? You don't, lol.
    My late mother in law would not only wash the ziplock bags but also would fold and reuse the paper napkins. It does save money and as Ben Franklin once said "A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned"
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    Quote Originally Posted by nathanbforrest45 View Post
    My late mother in law would not only wash the ziplock bags but also would fold and reuse the paper napkins. It does save money and as Ben Franklin once said "A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned"
    My late Mom would dry her hands with a paper towel, then place the paper towel on the dish drainer to dry out for reuse. She lived as a little girl during the depression, so some of those frugal habits stuck. I have no problem with people who do these kinds of things, not being wasteful is a virtue.

    I have some of my mother's tendencies. I will save lightly used napkins and paper towels for use as fire starters. Wadded up and saturated with 91% isopropyl alcohol, and used in conjunction with kindling, they work quite well.

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    My mother had to wash cloth diapers before they had disposable!




    And the sealing plastic bags are underrated because air is the enemy of food preservation as well as room temperature. That is why long lasting vacuum sealed products expire soon after opening even when refrigerated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jigglepete View Post
    Quite frankly I was amazed and delighted when I realized that sandwiches fit in them too...

    And this one's dedicated to all the sandwich bags in the audience...

    Love Led Zeppelin, but as a concert band they suck, studio is awesome. And I say this from personal experience.

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    Quote Originally Posted by countryboy View Post
    My late Mom would dry her hands with a paper towel, then place the paper towel on the dish drainer to dry out for reuse. She lived as a little girl during the depression, so some of those frugal habits stuck. I have no problem with people who do these kinds of things, not being wasteful is a virtue.

    I have some of my mother's tendencies. I will save lightly used napkins and paper towels for use as fire starters. Wadded up and saturated with 91% isopropyl alcohol, and used in conjunction with kindling, they work quite well.
    I'd imagine us older ones had moms or at least grandparents that grew up during the depression. They not only learned to save a penny, they learned to stretch that penny.

    My mother taught me that if she didn't teach me anything else.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hanger4 View Post
    Love Led Zeppelin, but as a concert band they suck, studio is awesome. And I say this from personal experience.
    @hanger4

    Look for 8/31/71 Orlando Sports Stadium, you might just change your mind

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    Quote Originally Posted by jigglepete View Post
    @hanger4

    Look for 8/31/71 Orlando Sports Stadium, you might just change your mind
    Have heard it, still don't like them live.

    Some of the best live rock and blues rock bands I saw live are Kansas, Emerson Lake and Palmer, Grand Funk Railroad, Moody Blues, Pink Floyd and the Almond Brothers to name a few.

    BTW, you don't have to @mention me if you quote me, quoting me notifies me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hanger4 View Post
    The Misses and I have been using reusable storage bags for years.
    https://www.amazon.com/GLAMFIELDS-Re.../dp/B08167F5M8
    Washing them can be a pain, but in the long run they are less expensive.
    I ordered them and Mrs. U is very pleased.
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    I understand thrift. Especially when I was starting my own business and had negative income but I can't understand those that refuse to flush the toilet after each use. I always made sure I went to the bathroom before going over my friend's house as a kid. His father figured it was an event only for every few days.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DGUtley View Post
    I ordered them and Mrs. U is very pleased.

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