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Favorite team:LSU 
Location:Baton Rouge
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Occupation:Watch Football
Number of Posts:11114
Registered on:8/24/2005
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re: How frugal would you say you are? - LSUAfro
It's hard to quantify. This board = 4 I pinch pennies every where to be able to blow it any time/where and not terribly regret it. I don't live my life on a budget, I live my day to day on a budget. ...
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re: How many credit cards do you have? - LSUAfro
[quote]Many This [/quote] A drawer full......
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro
Nice. Hopefully you get the refurbished planes. Much nicer business seat. You on the red eye at midnight?...
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro
[quote]Can't CC load any more. You're going to do it the Ole GC way. [/quote] Hell. I've got about 5 grand of business expense I can throw at it. But yeah...probably looking at about $13k worth of gift cards. Fun. I'll check out the Topcashback....
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro
[quote]She'd throw a tantrum with that amount. Probably in the middle of the amazing race "We owe 15k on our credit cards!!!!!"[/quote] I can't even tell you the look on my wife's face when she saw my boxes of gift cards and receipts in my truck. It was probably about 100 gift cards of the $500...
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro
[quote]Quite the minimum spend[/quote] No kidding. Does the Redcard count toward minimum spend? I don't know. I need to check. That could knock out 15k of it....
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro
[quote]I've been testing out Top Cashback since they have .5% on VGCs.[/quote] Nice. I read on that the other day. I'll probably look in to that soon. I've been tapping out the Office Depot Vanillas. 6 at a time = $580. I make $20 and almost 3k UR points per trip. Silly. I've got a drawer full of...
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - LSUAfro
150k Platinum Amex offer. Think I'm going for it. I'll call it in later. $20k spend and $450 AF not waived. [link=(http://www.doctorofcredit.com/american-express-business-platinum-150000-offer-publicly-available/)]LINK[/link]...
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re: Things your SO is incapable of doing anymore since you've been together. - LSUAfro
[quote]She is also incapable of maintaining her weight, which is about to be a deal-breaker.[/quote] :lol: Definitely [img]http://nhlabornews.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/line_in_sand.gif[/img]...
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re: Things your SO is incapable of doing anymore since you've been together. - LSUAfro
[quote]If she gets home from work before I do, I will go around the entire apt and count loudly enough for someone to hear me outside every light I turn off.[/quote] :lol: I probably gave up around year 3. Just decided it wasn't ever going to change so might as well quit harping on it. Every once i...
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re: Things your SO is incapable of doing anymore since you've been together. - LSUAfro
[quote]Calling any business ever. Ordering takeout from Sammy's? I get to call Problem with insurance? I get to call Something broken and in a shop? I get to call oh god this so much this[/quote] Yes. This :lol: And she's incapable of not telling me about her day at work and wh...
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re: Does the average person pay with cash anymore? - LSUAfro
[quote] I think I've had the same five $100 bills in my wallet for quite some time though. [/quote] Ditto. Sold a lawn mower for $500 cash in January. Still have just over $400 of that same $500 in my wallet. Cash is not king in the US of A....
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re: Five of the Most Overpriced Foods on Restaurant Menus - LSUAfro
[quote]No one in this thread stated that food costs "don't mean that much",[/quote] :lol: what? [quote]Food Cost percent doesn't mean that much[/quote] [quote]The likelihood of a restaurant's profitability is more closely tied to the "prime cost" as opposed to purely food costs.[/quote] No shite....
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re: Five of the Most Overpriced Foods on Restaurant Menus - LSUAfro
I think it's time to go. I think I just read that tracking and understanding your food costs in a restaurant "doesn't mean that much". Just hard to know where to go from here :lol:...
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re: Five of the Most Overpriced Foods on Restaurant Menus - LSUAfro
[quote]Food Cost percent doesn't mean that much. [/quote] Damnit. I'll pass the word on that many of us have been wasting our time tracking it. :cheers:...
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re: Five of the Most Overpriced Foods on Restaurant Menus - LSUAfro
[quote] But a brick oven might need that same footage of ventilation, sprinklers and hoods[/quote] And that hamburger joint might need a big arse brick oven :lol: ...
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re: Five of the Most Overpriced Foods on Restaurant Menus - LSUAfro
[quote] It's moot as an apples to apples comaprison.[/quote] I really don't even understand what you're trying to say. The article is merely pointing out food costs as a % of sales, which is strictly a variable cost exercise and the costs of my kitchen equipment is irrelevant in a food costs d...
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re: Five of the Most Overpriced Foods on Restaurant Menus - LSUAfro
[quote] Overpours and spills considered[/quote] You forgot theft and freebies. [quote]A 750ml bottle has about 17 pours of 1 1/4 ozs. [/quote] If you can get 17 pours out of a bottle of crown...you're doing pretty good and I'm not drinking at your place :lol:. [quote]I'd be curious to see how much...
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re: Five of the Most Overpriced Foods on Restaurant Menus - LSUAfro
[quote]So you think it's worthy of comparing food costs at a hamburger joint and a pizzeria when one has a fixed cost (kitchen equipment) that might be 10x(or any amount) more then the other? [/quote] Too many variables to just say a pizzeria might have 10x more setup costs than a hamburger joint. ...
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re: Five of the Most Overpriced Foods on Restaurant Menus - LSUAfro
[quote]You can't discount the extreme price of the ovens that many gourmet pizza places incur.[/quote] Sure you can. That's irrelevant when discussing food costs which is the premise of the article. [quote]You can't discount the extreme price of the ovens that many gourmet pizza places incur.[/quo...
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