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You know you're poor when...

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You start skipping meals/snacks so ur kids can have enough food to eat for the week.

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Posted by Anonymous on Feb. 7, 2013 at 11:56 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous on Feb. 8, 2013 at 12:36 AM
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when you buy food not based on how healthy or yummy it is, but on how many meals you can get out of it and how cheap it is.

tastelikeyum
by Gold Member on Feb. 8, 2013 at 12:37 AM

 You know your poor when you use dish detergent for bubble bath!

 Marriedin love Mother of two boy n girl and one on the wayexpecting girl

Anonymous
by Anonymous on Feb. 8, 2013 at 12:38 AM

You cover your windows with plastic sheeting as fake storm windows.

blueeyedpixie
by Silver Member on Feb. 8, 2013 at 12:39 AM
You eat peanut butter on stale tortillas for dinner.

As a kid growing up we didn't realize. I thankfully have never been to that point since being on my own, and hope never to be.
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Anonymous
by Anonymous on Feb. 8, 2013 at 12:39 AM


It was a random list, no specific order... I'm sure A LOT of things come before it, but my point is, how many people in this country do you think don't have a TV because they're to poor?

Quoting Anonymous:

i love how you put a tv before a toilet.

pretty sure people in those 3rd world countries care more about where they hit than what they watch.

Quoting Anonymous:

When you don't live in this country... being truly poor is rare here...

so... when you don't have running water, clean water, electricity, even close to enough food, access to medical care, clothes, a tv, a toilet...



Anonymous
by Anonymous on Feb. 8, 2013 at 12:40 AM

When you toast stale bread, and pour on some watered down maple syrup and tell your kids "bonjour, this is french toast".

tastelikeyum
by Gold Member on Feb. 8, 2013 at 12:43 AM

 When you use newspaper for toilet paper.

Anonymous
by Anonymous on Feb. 8, 2013 at 12:43 AM
oh i don't doubt it. im sure there are people who either don't have one or have one that was free or close to it.

Quoting Anonymous:


It was a random list, no specific order... I'm sure A LOT of things come before it, but my point is, how many people in this country do you think don't have a TV because they're to poor?


Quoting Anonymous:

i love how you put a tv before a toilet.



pretty sure people in those 3rd world countries care more about where they hit than what they watch.



Quoting Anonymous:

When you don't live in this country... being truly poor is rare here...

so... when you don't have running water, clean water, electricity, even close to enough food, access to medical care, clothes, a tv, a toilet...




tastelikeyum
by Gold Member on Feb. 8, 2013 at 12:44 AM

 When you put sugar on bread and call it cake!! lol

Anonymous
by Anonymous on Feb. 8, 2013 at 12:46 AM

When all your clothes are so old and worn that they are transparent. When your only shoes are literally falling apart. When you have to get creative with the forgotten ingredients left at the back of the pantry.

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