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    When I was at uni my partner and I had around a tenner to do our food shopping- my loans were all late and we were living off his dole money. We went out a handful of times while we were there for meals and cinema when my parents sent me up some money.

    I can easily do my food shopping on £15.
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    Probably spend about £25 a week on food. So on average including nights out, cinema, clothes shopping (I don't do all this every week!) I probably spend about £50 a week.
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    I might have to start buying these 9p noodles that everyone keeps talking about,I will try not to get scurvy ; )

    I also need to start cutting back on nights out,I am sure lambrini will do the job,haha!
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    I used to spend about £10 on my weekly shops. But this year it has turned into £20. I can't help it, I like to have the best of the best sometimes

    I do need to start cutting down on buying sandwiches in uni though. I could save a fortune doing that. But I tend to spend the rest of the money on things like dvds, books for my extra reading (I nearly have a whole library to myself... seriously).
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    (Original post by heyjude91)
    I might have to start buying these 9p noodles that everyone keeps talking about,I will try not to get scurvy ; )

    I also need to start cutting back on nights out,I am sure lambrini will do the job,haha!
    I would rather not go out than stoop to lambrini personally :p:
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    Yeah buying sandwich I big waste of money and something I always tell our readers not to do,it can be a bit annoying taking sandwiches in every morning, but definetely worth it!

    Have you read all these books welsh_insomniac? maybe you need to read them all before you buy any more,haha. Looks like you have got quite an impressive dvd collection aswell!

    Can anybody else beat £25 a week?
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    £75
    But £20 is on food, maybe £20 on going out. The rest on clothes/ books/ birthday presents
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    Haha are you more of a cheap cider sort of person?

    Whats your tipple then?
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    tbh im about the same as your mate (maybe less tbh)

    not including things like rent/gas/electric etc

    17 a week on food, 1.49 a week on pain killers, thats less than 20 a week
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    i spend about £25 a wk.
    but i barely drink when i go out, and there are free buses back from the club i go to...
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    £70-£100 per week, or so.

    ...Although, last week was £150. Accursed birthday present buying. D:
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    (Original post by heyjude91)
    Haha are you more of a cheap cider sort of person?

    Whats your tipple then?
    I can no longer drink strongbow sober ( tend to go for the drink something nice for 1-2 drinks then move onto the swill)

    Personally I like wine, there is one wine I am partial to and it is only £3.90 (though it is only 9.5% but still)

    Then neat spirits (THough I will NEVER EVER drink value rum again after that dare...first and last time I should have known it came in a plastic bottle ffs)
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    Thats a good effort tinkerbell, dont you spend money on going out? which always seems to be a popular expense!

    If not I might just have to eat my hat ; )
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    £25 a week is stupidly little. I spend about £15-£20 on food a week (that's averagely, i tend to spend more for 2 weeks and stock up and then in the next few weeks just get a bit of veg and bread and stuff). Going out can be as little as a few pints at the SU (£5) up to weeks like this week when i've ended up going out every night. I guess i usually end up spending about £40 a week. I always think that's just too much though! Saying that, this week has been stupid on the going out front... i think i'll probably end up spending about £60 on going out which just hurts!
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    (Original post by crazylemon)
    I can no longer drink strongbow sober ( tend to go for the drink something nice for 1-2 drinks then move onto the swill)

    Personally I like wine, there is one wine I am partial to and it is only £3.90 (though it is only 9.5% but still)

    Then neat spirits (THough I will NEVER EVER drink value rum again after that dare...first and last time I should have known it came in a plastic bottle ffs)
    try tesco value peach schnapz.

    i had a whole bottle to myself doing shots...god knows how i didnt chuck up and could still walk down my mates stairs quietly in 5 inch heels...

    im not a uni student though, so i dont spend any money on food really apart from a sub once a week from subway during my lunches
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    I spend £10-£15 a week on food, on top of having store cupboard ingredients that I take to university (nothing expensive, just tins of food, pasta etc.)

    I'm not sure how much I spend a week because the only thing I buy consistently is food. I spend money on other things which cost a lot more, such as train tickets and things I buy for myself (I bought a £50 tent the other week). I don't think I spend a lot of money at all though -I can be quite frugal with it! Haha, at least I don't waste it .
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    (Original post by girlmechanik)
    try tesco value peach schnapz.

    i had a whole bottle to myself doing shots...god knows how i didnt chuck up and could still walk down my mates stairs quietly in 5 inch heels...

    im not a uni student though, so i dont spend any money on food really apart from a sub once a week from subway during my lunches
    Oh god no.

    After about 5 seconds I had to vomit my double value rum up. It tasted like petrol.
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    (Original post by crazylemon)
    I can no longer drink strongbow sober ( tend to go for the drink something nice for 1-2 drinks then move onto the swill)

    Personally I like wine, there is one wine I am partial to and it is only £3.90 (though it is only 9.5% but still)

    Then neat spirits (THough I will NEVER EVER drink value rum again after that dare...first and last time I should have known it came in a plastic bottle ffs)
    That wine sounds like a great plan! I normally try and get a good balance between price and taste, so usually end up with drinking rose wine!

    Even though I am partial to the odd bottle of Strongbow, unlike you
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    (Original post by radfordboy87)
    Thats a good effort tinkerbell, dont you spend money on going out? which always seems to be a popular expense!

    If not I might just have to eat my hat ; )


    i rarely go out, if i do its probably closer to 30 quid a week we spend but tbh since im living on 35 a week its hard to go out all the time lol plus im saving for a treadmill so ive cut right down on what i spend
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    (Original post by Broderss)
    They're a squirrel.
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