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    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 1st Aug 17, 8:10 PM
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    marmiterulesok
    The Amazing August NSD Thread!
    • #1
    • 1st Aug 17, 8:10 PM
    The Amazing August NSD Thread! 1st Aug 17 at 8:10 PM
    Sign up people for August!
    Nsd July 19/20
    Budgeting again in earnest,no excuses
    'Keep plodding'
    'One day at a time I will succeed'
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    • Florence J
    • By Florence J 2nd Aug 17, 8:13 PM
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    Florence J
    NSD #2 achieved today!

    Is it wrong that I am considering not seeing my friends tomorrow in order to get my three in a row target?
    Sealed Pot Challenge 11 #553
    1000 Emergency Fund Challenge #253
    Wombling free 2017 = 2195.92
    Pay off all your debts by Xmas 2017 #53 (3168.45/3000)
    February 2018 Credit Card Debt: 3885
    • carolynw
    • By carolynw 2nd Aug 17, 10:40 PM
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    carolynw
    nsd
    I'm in with 10 NSD's please as my target
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 3rd Aug 17, 10:20 AM
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    marmiterulesok
    Can I join please? 20nsd's for me. I already done one yesterday.
    Originally posted by quintwins
    Yes,of course and welcome!Well done on getting #1 already.

    Budge up everyone,we've got a newbie!

    I'd like to join please, with a target of 10 nsd's and three nsd's in a row. Yesterday was my first nsd

    I have a four day holiday in the middle of they month so that will mess things up!
    Originally posted by NettyR
    Yes,you're more than welcome!And yet another newbie who has scored the first nsd of the month.Cool!

    We might need another sofa......

    NSD1 yesterday & no 2 today.
    Had a mega fall last week & have a bashed face & panda eyes.
    Concussion.
    Only good side is not spent any money.
    Going stir crazy as no driving.
    Originally posted by beanielou
    Oh dear beanie,I'm sorry to hear that.
    Mrs Doyle has rushed off to make you a light snack and some much needed tea.
    Nsd July 19/20
    Budgeting again in earnest,no excuses
    'Keep plodding'
    'One day at a time I will succeed'
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 3rd Aug 17, 10:26 AM
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    marmiterulesok
    Hi can I join in I'm aiming for 10 nsds. Ive already managed 2/10nsds.
    Originally posted by donkids22
    Hi!You're signed in!Two already,ooo I'm impressed!

    Can I join in again. Please sign me up for 15 days and 3 in a row. I am not going to class soft play activities as a spend this month as the weather is awful and I have to entertain my two children somehow whilst I have contact. (They are currently in foster care) and today was a No Spend Day.
    Originally posted by indigowarrior
    Yippee, #1 in the bag!

    NSD #2 achieved today!

    Is it wrong that I am considering not seeing my friends tomorrow in order to get my three in a row target?
    Originally posted by Florence J
    Hmmm,idk,it's up to you.No it's not wrong....but it can spur you on to thinking of non spendy ways of seeing your friends.Meeting at home say instead of meeting somewhere in town.It is possible to see your friends without spending money.Have you thought about having a 'treats' or 'entertainment' fund.Maybe that's the way to go.You could use it to meet up for a drink or go to the cinema etc?
    Nsd July 19/20
    Budgeting again in earnest,no excuses
    'Keep plodding'
    'One day at a time I will succeed'
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 3rd Aug 17, 10:27 AM
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    marmiterulesok
    I'm in with 10 NSD's please as my target
    Originally posted by carolynw
    Hi and welcome!
    Nsd July 19/20
    Budgeting again in earnest,no excuses
    'Keep plodding'
    'One day at a time I will succeed'
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 3rd Aug 17, 10:38 AM
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    marmiterulesok
    Ok,so far I'm keeping up with you all!

    Btw,when your post is 'thanked' by me,it means that I've made note of your new total.Just so you know.I might not have updated the front page yet,but I'll have jotted it down on my bit of paper.At some point Hubert (our incontinent pet donkey/lawn mower) will tussle with the abacus and we'll try and get a nsd total. I'm still waiting for last month's total.He's a bit slow,what with him not having fingers or thumbs but it keeps him happy.
    NSD HQ is at Ennesdee Towers.Igor is our sous chef,barman,general dogsbody and is partial to lederhosen and mankinis.Cheffie is Swedish Chef,yes,the real Swedish Chef and is Head Chef and an un enthusiastic wearer of a truss.Mrs Doyle is our housekeeper and stanch maker of tea and egg sarnies.
    Hubert is frock and extra strength nappy wearing pet donkey,as I have already mentioned.He very nervous and a bit shy but loves pink,rara skirts and lippie.
    Nargleblast is the lady of the house,and a fashion icon in her spongebob designer wellies and elegant Parisian attire.

    I am the keeper of the NSD,when not a bit sizzled from having too many pilchard margaritas (Igor's speciality cocktail).

    Enough for now.I will continue the saga later on.
    Nsd July 19/20
    Budgeting again in earnest,no excuses
    'Keep plodding'
    'One day at a time I will succeed'
    • mizmir
    • By mizmir 3rd Aug 17, 10:58 AM
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    mizmir
    A little late joining in but I want to get back into this - I am going to try for 10 NSD this month. Haven't had one yet this month so all to play for!
    • quintwins
    • By quintwins 3rd Aug 17, 12:04 PM
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    quintwins
    Today is NSD number 2....10th of the way there already
    DFW 7632/28996 26.3%
    • squanderscouse
    • By squanderscouse 3rd Aug 17, 12:25 PM
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    squanderscouse
    Can I join again please Marmite?

    July started so well, then I fell off the wagon in spectacular style - determined to be frugal this month, especially after forking out for new school uniforms x3!

    Can you please put me down for 10 NSDs and 3 in a row.
    Bank Loan 5000/PAID Barclaycard2500/1811.34Overdraft 2000/Cleared MBNAClosed
    Littlewoods 1200/181.65

    February NSD 4/12
    Sealed pot challenge 11 #568
    February bring your lunch to work = 6/18
    • indigowarrior
    • By indigowarrior 3rd Aug 17, 3:50 PM
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    I am not sure if today should count as a spend day. Last night I listed a few items on a buy and sell website and got 0 interest. I had 13 in my pocket this morning and spent 5.60 for softplay (planned) and then my phone went crazy and I sold everything and made 110. I spent 18 on groceries.What do you guys think would you consider today a spend day or not? I do have an allocated budget for groceries.
    #545- SPC July No Spend: 5/20
    • Nargleblast
    • By Nargleblast 3rd Aug 17, 4:14 PM
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    Nargleblast
    I think if you allocate x amount for groceries then you would only count it as a spend if you went over that amount. Good result from selling your stuff - that has covered your groceries and the soft play charge.
    Debt free date.....3 August 2015
    Now building up a Doomsday Cash Stash
    • indigowarrior
    • By indigowarrior 3rd Aug 17, 4:18 PM
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    indigowarrior
    Thank you @nargleblast. I still have 182 of my grocery budget left. I will count today as NSD. I am aiming for the next three to be NSD's to.
    #545- SPC July No Spend: 5/20
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 3rd Aug 17, 9:07 PM
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    beanielou
    Marmite~~thanks for the kind wishes.

    NSD no 3 today.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger.
    • determined new ms
    • By determined new ms 4th Aug 17, 5:16 AM
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    determined new ms
    I hardly ever post on here as I find it hard to have nsd's and to even keep track. But after several expensive months I've had to reign in my spending this month.

    Because of this I have had 3 NSDs in a row

    I think I will aim for 15 NSD this month
    DF as at 30/12/16
    Wombling 2017 3016.55/Roadkill 8.73
    Wombling 2018 145.73/RK 0.04
    • mizmir
    • By mizmir 4th Aug 17, 8:28 AM
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    mizmir
    First NSD yesterday. Aiming for same today.
    • quintwins
    • By quintwins 4th Aug 17, 4:15 PM
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    quintwins
    NSD 3 for me
    DFW 7632/28996 26.3%
    • mizmir
    • By mizmir 4th Aug 17, 4:18 PM
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    mizmir
    NSD 2 for me today!
    • indigowarrior
    • By indigowarrior 4th Aug 17, 7:29 PM
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    indigowarrior
    Today was a spend day! Boo.
    #545- SPC July No Spend: 5/20
    • Florence J
    • By Florence J 4th Aug 17, 9:55 PM
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    Florence J
    3 NSDs so far.
    Sealed Pot Challenge 11 #553
    1000 Emergency Fund Challenge #253
    Wombling free 2017 = 2195.92
    Pay off all your debts by Xmas 2017 #53 (3168.45/3000)
    February 2018 Credit Card Debt: 3885
    • marmiterulesok
    • By marmiterulesok 4th Aug 17, 10:19 PM
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    marmiterulesok

    Because of this I have had 3 NSDs in a row
    Originally posted by determined new ms
    hi!is that for this month?

    PLEASE PEOPLE,clearly state your total,and if possible in big,bright colours!!! and don't leave me guessing.Hubert gets all muddled too on his trusty abacus...

    it does help...

    danke schoen!
    Nsd July 19/20
    Budgeting again in earnest,no excuses
    'Keep plodding'
    'One day at a time I will succeed'
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