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    (Original post by Nick Longjohnson)
    I used to make a s***load by doing private tutoring for high school kiddies.

    Helps if you've set academic records in school, and the head of 6th form recommends you
    Negged for sounding like a dick
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    (Original post by bmcfarlane)
    I don't think there's any trolling going on here. So what's this idea you have that only smart people can use? I'll give it a go if it has potential, I'm genuinely interested in making money without having to get a job.
    Write an app for mobile phones. Do it properly, with a good concept behind it, and you'll make a bomb. From experience.
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    (Original post by bmcfarlane)
    Yes I'm male. You have some male centric money making ideas for me?
    I don't know.. I think a job would look good on the CV - but the other ideas are good. And car washing?
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    (Original post by The Real Quaid)
    Why would anyone just give you their ideas?!
    Some people have great ideas that they are never going to actually use. Giving them away holds no negative ramifications for their life and well being so why wouldn't they talk about their ideas?

    Plus I said at the beginning I would split my profits with them
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    (Original post by Bakes0011)
    Write an app for mobile phones. Do it properly, with a good concept behind it, and you'll make a bomb. From experience.
    That's really interesting, I was thinking about that the other day. How hard is it to make an App. I guess you'd need more details as it probably varies depending on the complexity of the App. What App did you make?
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    (Original post by myuranking)
    Escort services? There is no such thing as easy money. Maybe a candy floss machine! One of my mates has a fruit machine in his room and he makes a fortune from his mates lol. Buy a fruit machine and rent them out!
    You say there's no such thing as easy money and then you give me a great idea for making easy money, how strange you are! Haha thank you though. I will add it to my list.
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    (Original post by Part A)
    Do music events - I make loads of dosh off them
    I can't play an instrument, or do you mean work at a music event? I want to avoid having to work if i can, unless its work where I own the business like with the doughnut making idea.
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    (Original post by Bill_Gates)
    Pumpkins its off peak now then Halloween $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
    I'm gonna need an anti pumpkin-perishing device, i'm pretty sure they go off. But you do open up ideas for things that do not go off but are effected by seasonal demand.
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    (Original post by montoya93)
    prostitution
    But then i'll be taking customers away from you. Unless you enjoy the competition?
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    I've just stumbled onto a tiny money making idea. I should have seen it earlier. I bought these home brewing caps the other week off ebay for like a fiver (actually it might have been from the guys website) and I've just realised that if I recommend them to friends I can get referral commission. It's only like £2 a pack but all I have to do is tell someone to buy them.

    I wonder if there are other products that do that? The guy literally puts £2 in your paypal account just from someone mentioning your name when they buy. Pretty easy money if you ask me.

    If i get like 10 more things as simple as that i think i can start making some nice easy money!
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    Online roulette.. you bet a fixed amound eg £1 on either red or black (50% odds)..if u win u bet another £1 and so on.. if u lose u bet double until you win again (this covers your osses and at 50% odds it wont be long before you win again... when you win again go back to betting your original stake..and this effectively 'banks' your winning
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    (Original post by mic13)
    Online roulette.. you bet a fixed amound eg £1 on either red or black (50% odds)..if u win u bet another £1 and so on.. if u lose u bet double until you win again (this covers your osses and at 50% odds it wont be long before you win again... when you win again go back to betting your original stake..and this effectively 'banks' your winning
    Firstly, the percentage chance of getting red or black is not 50% it's more like 47.5% (depending on the number of greens on the wheel).

    Secondly, do you know what the record for reds in a row is in roulette. It's 32. That's where the Casino 32red got their name. If i used this 'system' (i believe it's known as the martingale system) then I would eventually need a bank of £4294967295 to win £1 in that scenario.

    Roulette is a mathematically rigged game, you've heard the term 'house edge' well in roulette the edge is 2.5% in favour of the casino. This means that if you play long enough you will be guaranteed to lose 2.5% of your funds.

    To compound this anti-gambling tone do you know what the 'house edge' is in Sports betting? Say a premier league football match. It's 10%. Sports betting is 4 times worse than going to the casino.
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    ermmm you can work from home like prepare envolopes and stuff, a letter came to my house just the other day asking for people to prepare envelopes and get paid like 100+ now i dont know if its a con but hey, its an idea right

    Alternatively a jumble sale on a sunday? like they say one mans junk is anothers treasure, am sure you could make some money like that.
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    If you're over 18, join your local university's psychology research panel (google it). Summer before last I was running an experiment at LJMU and giving out £20 per participant (in tesco vouchers, but just buy your booze from tesco and keep the cash you'd spend) for two hours of someone pressing buttons on a computer. Not everywhere pays that highly (my university pays more like £4 an hour), but if you have the time and can be bothered, it's a little extra a month.
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    (Original post by bmcfarlane)
    I can't play an instrument, or do you mean work at a music event? I want to avoid having to work if i can, unless its work where I own the business like with the doughnut making idea.
    No - do your own music event and put on DJ's - invite people to come and charge on the door. You have to work in life to make money...
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    (Original post by Part A)
    No - do your own music event and put on DJ's - invite people to come and charge on the door. You have to work in life to make money...
    Ah yea I like that idea. That's a really good one actually.

    Also I doo realise that making money takes initial work but i meant I don't want to be slaving for money, I'd rather have my money working for me if you get what i mean.

    Still though, good idea on the music events. Did you say that this is something you've done? How did you get it started exactly?
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    (Original post by Miss Sweet)
    ermmm you can work from home like prepare envolopes and stuff, a letter came to my house just the other day asking for people to prepare envelopes and get paid like 100+ now i dont know if its a con but hey, its an idea right

    Alternatively a jumble sale on a sunday? like they say one mans junk is anothers treasure, am sure you could make some money like that.
    Ok the first one I don't like but the second one sounds good. I'd like to find out what sells well at jumble sales and car boots sales and I could combine that with my doughnut selling business. Got any idea what sells well at these places?

    Thanks for your input.
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    (Original post by alexmagpie)
    If you're over 18, join your local university's psychology research panel (google it). Summer before last I was running an experiment at LJMU and giving out £20 per participant (in tesco vouchers, but just buy your booze from tesco and keep the cash you'd spend) for two hours of someone pressing buttons on a computer. Not everywhere pays that highly (my university pays more like £4 an hour), but if you have the time and can be bothered, it's a little extra a month.
    Interesting, it's not long term but I;ll check it out.

    So far we have:

    Doughtnut selling,
    Car boot sales/Jumble sales,
    App ideas for phones,
    Getting referral commissions at homebrewingcaps.com,
    Other affiliate marketing,
    Setting up music events,
    Save money by avoiding roulette,
    Psychological research analysis,

    What about medical experiments? That's a bit like the Psychological analysis you're talking about. I hear it pays pretty well too.
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    (Original post by bmcfarlane)
    Ah yea I like that idea. That's a really good one actually.

    Also I doo realise that making money takes initial work but i meant I don't want to be slaving for money, I'd rather have my money working for me if you get what i mean.

    Still though, good idea on the music events. Did you say that this is something you've done? How did you get it started exactly?
    I do u18 music events - started off by coming runner-up in a business competition and taking it from there.

    All you need is a good venue, good organisation skills, good music acts/DJ's and strong promotion skills.
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    Sell stuff on Ebay, even buying stuff from wholesalers and selling it on. Google it

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