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I never cared much for macys.
They don't sell anything I can use.

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And we all have to pay for it. Ugh.

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I knew they were lying when the 5% number came out.

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The Baltic Dry Index is down, down, down. I check it daily.

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Jim Willie is the best.

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Economic Collapse / Re: How much was spent on this 2014 Christmas
« on: December 24, 2014, 10:27:24 PM »
I spent zero this year. Unemployed and broke. But shops were not that busy except for dollar stores. The boutiques were never busy when I looked in while walking. These were the same shops which hired like crazy! I wonder how many of the parttimers were laid off?

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Economic Collapse / Re: My 2 cents worth on the Immigration amnesty
« on: November 30, 2014, 08:10:47 PM »
I agree the Mexicans in Chicago have a good deal.

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Economic Collapse / Re: Announced Store Closures By Month (US) - Shocking!
« on: November 30, 2014, 08:06:42 PM »
I bet you will see at least double the number  for  november closings in the months to come. Msybe even places like Whole Foods?

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Prepping Tips / Re: Books?
« on: September 14, 2014, 06:32:29 PM »
How To Cook A Wolf by MFK Fisher, from 1942.
And Clara's Kitchen.

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Prepping Tips / seasonal specialty items
« on: September 14, 2014, 06:30:21 PM »
Trader Joe's sells pumpkin butter for just $2.29 a jar. I bought four jars. On the label,
It says you can make easy pumpkin soup by adding sour cream to the jar contents.
Then you boil it! Voila!
It seemed to be a huge seller.


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Colloidal silver was one remedy sold at whole foods. I have a lot of medicinal
Herbs in jars with labels from the bulk department. I even have kelp powder
From when they sold it.

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Why am I not surprised?
I have long treated things with natural remedies. I spent 13 years working at whole foods market and learned even more.
I ride buses and see so many people who are obese and use walkers or wheelchairs.
I lost weight by walking a lot.

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Alternative Health / Re: for what it's worth,....-Toothaches
« on: September 02, 2014, 04:13:21 PM »
Chamomilla is a homeopathic remedy that I use. Also phosphorus and
Arnica.

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Alternative Health / scavenging
« on: September 02, 2014, 03:43:02 PM »
Yesterday I found myself scavenging and came home with some good stuff for the coming winter.
Two jackets, a good warm booties, wool socks, two pairs work pants.
I knew a homeless guy long ago who taught me about scavving.
A feeling this will pay off later since I use public transportation.
Chicago has some good resources for scrounging food.
Being broke has taught me a lot. Last winter I lived off ramen noodles.

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Introduce Yourself / hello from chicago
« on: September 01, 2014, 10:47:42 PM »
Wolfy here.
Just today, I was reminded of how I learned to survive tough times.
Every day, I am reminded of how we are all struggling now.


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