skinflints bible how tight are you?

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  1. redjohn151

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    Sompe people are so tight
    My brother inlaw brings the solar lights from outside into the house in the evening then when the children walk from room to room he makes them carry a solar garden light with them.
    This is the man who climbed onto his roof then dropped a live chicken down the chimney so that in its panic it would loosen all the soot on the way down.
    Then in thanks the following day he ate the chicken
    Mr Skinflint.
     
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    Mrs Vlads that tight when she farts she shuts the window so no one else can smell it !





    Vlad
     
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    Yea yea!! Don't think it's tight, good use of green energy if you ask me! Ideal for use in the bathroom when having a shower, just not sure where you stick it when using your hands. As for the chicken, a cookeral works better...>:)
     
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    Yorkshireman or Scottish ?
     
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  6. redjohn151

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    Brother inlaw is French

    Enough said
     
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    I found a pair of crutches and went home and broke the wife's legs.
    Dropped a £1 coin recently, bent down to pick it up and it hit me on the back of the head.
    Stand ketchup bottle in bowl of warm water to get the last bit to run out!
     
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  8. redjohn151

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    Turn the lights off when you blink that saves a few pennies
     
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    As you will see from my name, my father is Scottish, however my Mother was Yorkshire. I was born in Hull and raised in York.
    I reckon there is no help for me!! :D:D
     
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    I absolutely refuse to use teabags only once.
    The house bricks in my back garden have had more re-incarnations than Buddha.
    Flatpack furniture never gets thrown away - it is dismantled and the bits are re-used, including the tacks.
    I use Araldite to repair sandal straps when they give way because the soles have completely worn through.
    I water down the last dregs of washing up liquid to get a few more washes out of it. Likewise shampoo.

    I think of it as being environmentally conscious in a throwaway society. Others would call me a tight git.
     
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    Mt Dad was so tight he used to shut the windows so we couldn't hear the ice cream van.
     
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    An old girlfriend of mine was so tight she...............:wasntme:..................
    Er, sorry, what was the question ?

    Anyone else turn their windscreen wipers off when passing under a lamp post?
     
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    Better still they only play a tune when they've run out of ice cream:giggler:
     
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    When I go out I turn off the door bell.:LOL:
     
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    My grandmother would carefully unfold the paper sugar bag after emptying in order to get the last few grains. Did the same with the tea (didn't use teabags). Nothing was ever wasted!
     
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    Mate of mine found an un-opened wage packet..

    Opened it up and there was better than £300 in it !!

    he spent the rest of the day complaining about the amount of tax had been stopped
     
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    I freewheel down hill and put it back in gear when it slows to 40 going up the other side.
     
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    You got a Harley then ?? :rofl: :cheers:
     
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    I worked with this bloke : one day we were having our morning break when he opened the messroom fridge and complained theres no butter ! so he put 2 rounds of bread under the grill for his toast and then rang his wife she came down with a tub of butter he spread his toast and she drove off with the butter they lived about 1 mile away ,on the other side of the wall of the depot was a small kiosk that sold everything I could tell you more tales but you probably would not believe me .
     
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    That actually costs more money. If you are in gear, with no throttle, you use no fuel.

    But when freewheeling, the engine needs to use fuel to keep the engine running :)
     
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