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February 2019 spending spree challenge 6448

No Life Club Posts: 4,693
February 2019 spending spree challenge
« on: January 06, 2019, 05:14:43 PM »
I'm wondering if there is any interest in a February 28-day spending spree challenge.
You would have to buy at least one Victorinox/Wenger item per day.  :mail:

I think I could do it, anyone else interested?  My hope is that it wouldn't be too much of a burden, although it may hurt the budget.  :facepalm:
I figure if it gets too expensive, I could buy a lanyard or toothpick for a few days to offset so much buying.  :dunno:

At least this is the shortest month of the year.  :cheers:

Anyone on board or plan to watch?
Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 24,489
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2019, 05:16:43 PM »
I'm wondering if there is any interest in a February 28-day spending spree challenge.
You would have to buy at least one Victorinox/Wenger item per day.  :mail:

I think I could do it, anyone else interested?  My hope is that it wouldn't be too much of a burden, although it may hurt the budget.  :facepalm:
I figure if it gets too expensive, I could buy a lanyard or toothpick for a few days to offset so much buying.  :dunno:

At least this is the shortest month of the year.  :cheers:

Anyone on board or plan to watch?
That would leave me out! I’m retired  :rofl:
No Life Club Posts: 4,693
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2019, 05:19:21 PM »
I'm wondering if there is any interest in a February 28-day spending spree challenge.
You would have to buy at least one Victorinox/Wenger item per day.  :mail:

I think I could do it, anyone else interested?  My hope is that it wouldn't be too much of a burden, although it may hurt the budget.  :facepalm:
I figure if it gets too expensive, I could buy a lanyard or toothpick for a few days to offset so much buying.  :dunno:

At least this is the shortest month of the year.  :cheers:

Anyone on board or plan to watch?
That would leave me out! I’m retired  :rofl:
I understand.  Maybe you can watch  :popcorn: me do the challenge all the while going broke and regretting ever suggesting it. :rofl:
Just Bananas Posts: 71,288
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2019, 05:21:00 PM »
Sounds a interesting challenge  :tu: :like:
Good luck  :cheers:

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Just Bananas Posts: 71,288
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2019, 05:22:32 PM »
Unfortunately I won’t be able to join you  ???
But I will watch the challenge :popcorn:

fail to prepare prepare to fail
No Life Club Posts: 4,693
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2019, 05:27:02 PM »
Wspeed, that would be great if you can watch.  :tu: 
No Life Club Posts: 2,548
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #6 on: January 06, 2019, 05:30:33 PM »
Are you trying to get somebody killed   :rofl:

I will watch though  :cheers:
No Life Club Posts: 4,693
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #7 on: January 06, 2019, 05:33:14 PM »
 :oops:, I forget that many Chief Financial Officers, (CFO) don't like too many toys coming into the household, thankfully I'm the CFO.
No Life Club Posts: 4,693
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #8 on: January 06, 2019, 05:40:20 PM »
Maybe March will become, sell a SAK each day challenge.  :rofl:
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Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #9 on: January 06, 2019, 05:51:10 PM »
 :rofl:

Thank goodness I'm planning to do a Fixie challenge in February, thereby avoiding a severe tongue-lashing by Mrs Nix.


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No Life Club Posts: 4,693
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #10 on: January 06, 2019, 05:56:21 PM »
I'm beginning to think I don't know what I'm getting myself into.  :o
Oh well, I'll give it a try.  This might be a solo challenge and it will be interesting to see how far I get.  :salute:
No Life Club Posts: 3,697 Carpe titanium
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #11 on: January 06, 2019, 06:16:37 PM »
Great idea FoB I just know I could get a bit carried away ... so I'm in the audience but interesting idea  :popcorn:

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Just Bananas Posts: 71,288
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #12 on: January 06, 2019, 06:38:53 PM »
I wish I could buy a different knife everyday  :dd:

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Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 8,230
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #13 on: January 06, 2019, 07:12:33 PM »
I will watch the challenge if you decide to do it. :popcorn: :popcorn:
No Life Club Posts: 1,801
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #14 on: January 06, 2019, 08:15:25 PM »
Good luck on your challenge  :salute:  i was thinking about a challenge where i sell one of my Spartans every day for a month, this could make it an easy challenge for both of us  :D
No Life Club Posts: 1,696
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #15 on: January 06, 2019, 09:01:33 PM »
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Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 24,489
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #16 on: January 06, 2019, 09:04:58 PM »
I will definitely be watching from the sidelines for sure. I always love to see what other people buy! I might see something I want!  :woohoo:
Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 24,489
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #17 on: January 06, 2019, 09:06:47 PM »
:rofl:

Thank goodness I'm planning to do a Fixie challenge in February, thereby avoiding a severe tongue-lashing by Mrs Nix.

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I’m in for the Fixie Challenge!  :hatsoff:
No Life Club Posts: 3,546
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #18 on: January 06, 2019, 09:08:30 PM »
If you locate Classics at $10 each for 28 days you will have spent $280.  Not including taxes, shipping/handling cost, or gas and car expenses if acquire locally.

Then if you purchase more than one on a given day, that is still only one days buy.

Likely need a picture of purchase and receipt to qualify. 28 separate purchases is not the MTo way.   

I will watch from the sidelines :popcorn: If you decide to continue :think:

If I start and end the day above ground, it is a good day!

Hope yours is as good!
Global Moderator Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 7,511
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #19 on: January 06, 2019, 09:09:15 PM »
Not a chance, just had xmas and now 3 birthdays in January , 2 in February, this is my most skint period in any year.  Good luck with your challenge
Absolutely No Life Club Posts: 5,060
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #20 on: January 06, 2019, 09:33:35 PM »
These last two months have been a spending spree challenge for me, or so it seems ...  :ahhh

I guess it's quite obvious that I'm out, but I will watch others go for it  :D.

Meanwhile, I will wait until the participants start selling their "spending spree" goodies during their "March 2019 in dire need of cash challenge"  :whistle:.

 ;)
No Life Club Posts: 4,693
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #21 on: January 06, 2019, 10:46:56 PM »
After reading all of the replies I am thinking this should probably have a dunce cap badge if completed.   :twak:
But in my defense, if I were to buy right, maybe I would get some gems and sell off the unwanted ones that were purchased to make a profit.  :dunno:


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Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #22 on: January 06, 2019, 10:52:59 PM »
Maybe March will become, sell a SAK each day challenge.  :rofl:

OK yes, I can do this one.  :facepalm:  :D
No Life Club Posts: 1,190
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #23 on: January 07, 2019, 12:04:07 AM »
LOL, when stuff started coming in I would definitely be getting some strange looks from my wife, which makes it somewhat tempting  :whistle:
No Life Club Posts: 4,693
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #24 on: January 07, 2019, 12:14:26 AM »
LOL, when stuff started coming in I would definitely be getting some strange looks from my wife, which makes it somewhat tempting  :whistle:
Totally worth it!  :rofl:
No Life Club Posts: 1,402
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #25 on: January 07, 2019, 01:23:06 AM »
Maybe March will become, sell a SAK each day challenge.  :rofl:

OK yes, I can do this one.  :facepalm:  :D

That sounds more likely for me...or maybe a buy and sell one two daily?  :D
Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 24,489
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #26 on: January 07, 2019, 01:27:36 AM »
Maybe March will become, sell a SAK each day challenge.  :rofl:

OK yes, I can do this one.  :facepalm:  :D
I think a lot of buyers would be forum members  :whistle:
Especially with some of the SAK that have been show! :like: :tu:
No Life Club Posts: 1,241
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #27 on: January 07, 2019, 01:33:47 AM »
 :like:

How about "buy a SAK every day for a year?".

I'd join but I've already bought waaaaaaay too many knives last year (more than a year's worth). Also, I've vowed to concentrate on exceptional pieces and I don't see a way to find that every single day for a month straight :D

Good luck though, I'll be curious about what you purchase (and the total amount spent  :whistle:)
No Life Club Posts: 3,906
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #28 on: January 07, 2019, 02:19:05 AM »
With my budget, that would probably equate to going to the local knife store each day and buying one toothpick, tweezer, pen, etc. And even that would still add up to nearly my monthly hobby budget at $1.50 a piece.
Thread Killer 2019 No Life Club Posts: 3,743
Re: February 2019 spending spree challenge
« Reply #29 on: January 07, 2019, 02:21:02 AM »
Hmm.  Let me weigh my options here.  I could buy a new SAK every day for a month or I can pay my mortgage and utility bills. Boy, that's a tough one.
 :dunno:

 

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