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    When I was in my first year at University I had a friend who used to do the cheapest of cheap weekly shops (usually less than £15) which consisted of a lot of basic range products and then hardly ever went out so on average spend about £25 a week. Obviously this figure excludes rent and tuition fees, but I used to call him stingy, but looking back spending that little is actually pretty impressive considering most people spend that on one night out.

    So I thought it would be a great idea to find out everyone’s weekly spending amount, So on average how much do you spend each week, I bet no one spends less than my friend did? If you do I might just eat my hat ; )
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    I would love to say I spend that little a week, sounds like your friend needs to give me some tips : (

    On average I spend about £75, with £25 of that being food!

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    So far this term - 70/wk though that includes payments for stuff bought last term, food is about 20 /wk ish

    I know somone who spends 10/month on food no idea how
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    (Original post by crazylemon)
    I know somone who spends 10/month on food no idea how
    They're a squirrel.
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    Urghh this depresses me... I spend at least £20 on lunchs and buses and that's before I reach university
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    I would say judging on feedback in a recent poll we carried out, £60/£70 is about average.

    I would love to know how someone spends £10, they can't go out or eat very much? But none the less its a great achievement!
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    I generally spend about the same as your friend tbh =P I don't really buy much apart from food shooping at about £15-20 a week, the odd drink/ takeaway, the odd bus journey and if I'm feeling like going all out maybe a book or cheap game :p: Usually don't spend more than £30 a week
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    (Original post by crazylemon)
    I know somone who spends 10/month on food no idea how
    9p noodles out of tesco =P
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    (Original post by Broderss)
    They're a squirrel.
    Part of it was funded earlier in the year by stealing peoples food we think

    tbh normally I spend more than 70/wk just not been out much for a while, goes up to 140/wk sometimes
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    In my final year I spent £15 on food for ~10days, but I didn't eat that much. It was mostly spent on rice/pasta, bunch of fruit, couple of vegetables, milk, bread and cheese. once in a while I'd splash out on a take-out.

    My housemates used to completely drain their money on going to the pub 2/3 times a week. I joined them but only actually bought a pint maybe once a week.

    I'm not cheap though, I'm smart
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    I'd say £70-£100 weekly.
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    Haha that sounds a good way to not spend much, steal others food ; )

    Thats a good effort Jelephant and After you, it is all about being smart and buying 9p noodles is a great start! Even though going out and drinking is fun its such a drain on money, which can be the difference between spending the same as my friend and spending alot a week.
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    IVe spent ten quid on many nights out, get all your friends to chip in a fiver for drinks, get smashed before you go there, then pay club entrance which is like 2-3 quid then you all chip in 2 quid each for taxi home. Bang ten quid and the dirt is gone
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    I've spent a £5 a week before. But that was out of complete necessity. 14p spaghetti in tomato juice and 37p bread is the way forward.
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    (Original post by crazylemon)

    I know somone who spends 10/month on food no idea how
    An advantage of anorexia?




    joke joke
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    Oh and I've spent literally nothing on lots of nights out... free drinks, get drinks bought for me, on one memorable night out I bought a £9 pitcher, gave the girl £10 note and got £10 chance back winner. And then I have a bus pass so bus home.
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    (Original post by lekky)
    An advantage of anorexia?




    joke joke
    :rofl:

    I will be paying £20 for club entry on Thursday
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    (Original post by crazylemon)
    :rofl:

    I will be paying £20 for club entry on Thursday
    :nothing: that better be one hell of a nice club!
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    I have the problem that the location of my halls and my timetable means that I can't go home for lunch 4 days a week - I have to eat out, so I spend like £20-£25 a week on lunch and drinks whilst at uni (coke, oasis, etc).

    First semester I started off spending about £120-£150 a week, got that down to about £90-£100 now but I spend about £9 a week on buses since I'm in a LDR and we go halves on transport.

    It's far more than I expected

    Problem is the only supermarkets that're convenient near me are iceland (ate nothing but iceland food for 3 weeks and ended up severely malnutritioned, will not do that again), and waitrose (costs a fortune). So with my weekly shop I'm forever toeing the line between bankruptcy and malnutrition
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    (Original post by lekky)
    :nothing: that better be one hell of a nice club!
    Friends birthday. Friend is a girl. Girls go free.
 
 
 
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