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    • boredofbeingathome
    • By boredofbeingathome 7th Jun 09, 5:14 PM
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    Needs must when the devil vomits into your kettle! Bob's cunning plan mark 2
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    • 7th Jun 09, 5:14 PM
    Needs must when the devil vomits into your kettle! Bob's cunning plan mark 2 7th Jun 09 at 5:14 PM


    As ever another cunning tribute to Blackadder and a rather appropriate saying to mark the occasion.

    So where am i now and how did Cunning plan mark 1 go?

    A little reprise from cunning plan 1 ( insert wobbly lines for effect)

    So where am i now..well as the title says, not in as good a position as i would like. The truth is i am working very little at the moment and have been very proactive in trying to get extra work....(i supply teach) Currently i have two interviews lined up for more work and am still using contacts to network and make some more dosh.I am working in a steady job, but still term time onlySo more dosh there

    Where do i want to be? Well ideally i would like to personally debt free in FEBRUARY or March, the truth is that it will only happen if i get full time work, the children stop eating or we win the lottery The amount now that is about 5,500 A bit more than when i originally started. I would also add here that this is just my stuff at the moment as Mr.B has other debt so i may allude to it every now and then, but he doesn't want to be mentioned...other than first page i will keep my promise Broke that one,i promise to try and keep Mr.B on a leash....he is a tricksy one though.My personal debt has reduced.....although overdraft on main account went up so still roughly the same there

    So after my share of household bills i am left with little to overpay with at the moment..ooh i can overpay now

    Ways to remedy that

    1. Get extra work, part time job, more supply work, delivering catalogues etc.Achieved, didn't deliver catalogues
    2. Budget, budget and budgetalways and then some
    3. Do as much as i can clicking and surveys( like pulling teeth but it all adds up)errr!! nope, but will get going on Dooyou
    4. Finish the free bingo sites...What can i say:rolleyes:
    5. I have joined the list 10 items a day challenge, so will keep doing that and fleabay. Have also enquired about taking stuff to auction..i have old furniture stored at BIL's factory (free) But may as well get something for it still working my way through that
    6.I will start matched betting.. Useless on this
    7. start charging more for my cakes..just a little hobby of mine and if Obi is lurking i promise i will....Nope not had time to make any
    8.keep a spending diary and reopen a spends account to keep me focused.Yep and will continue to do so, though not as brave as Hypno posting hers,,lol
    9. Keep on with the grocery challenge, and continually look out for better deals as well as using quidco for extra if available.Still on budget with this and am loving the challenge
    10. As i like ironing may even take some of that in..but that may be going too far All offers welcome
    11. more walking practice and losing weightGetting there and have lost 6lbs

    So not all bad, but not all good.

    Will be able to overpay by about 500 a month and save at least the same. I am aiming for 2012 to be totally debt free, but will require copious turnip lobbing to keep me focussed as a lot of the debt is in Mr.B's name and i want to save to make F&F offers on these.

    So madness starts all over again..oops


    Off to Ferret in my kettle..........that devilThank goodness for Oldstyle.

    BOB XX
    Last edited by boredofbeingathome; 09-06-2009 at 10:00 PM.
    Blackadder: Am I jumping the gun, Baldrick, or are the words 'I have a cunning plan' marching with ill-deserved confidence in the direction of this conversation?
    Still lurking around with a hope of some salvation
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    • EssexHebridean
    • By EssexHebridean 7th Jun 09, 5:30 PM
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    • 7th Jun 09, 5:30 PM
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    • 7th Jun 09, 5:30 PM
    Ooh Ooh OOH!!!! New diary!! Excitement and stuff!!!

    Way to go Bob -

    Job - well done, excellent news. Term time better than nothing.
    Mr Bob - almost on a leash.....you're getting there with that one I think!
    Overpaying & grocery challenge - also excellent news.

    The ferret in the kettle sounds a bit dodgy, but chuck a turnip at it and it'll probably go away.....

    Have a and a for progress so far....

    xx
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    • Keeping Positive
    • By Keeping Positive 7th Jun 09, 5:36 PM
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    • 7th Jun 09, 5:36 PM
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    • 7th Jun 09, 5:36 PM
    Will post more later but just wanted to say hello great news on your progress so far & done want to miss any turnip lobbing!
    May 2013 new beginnings
  • LilacPixie
    • #4
    • 7th Jun 09, 5:37 PM
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    • 7th Jun 09, 5:37 PM
    ooo an exciting new Diary. subscribing.
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  • The Dragon
    • #5
    • 7th Jun 09, 5:52 PM
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    • 7th Jun 09, 5:52 PM
    Even more cunning plans - excellent news Bob
    Do not meddle in the affairs of Dragons, for thou art crunchy and good with catsup
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  • pepe2008
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    • 7th Jun 09, 6:29 PM
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    • 7th Jun 09, 6:29 PM
    Hello Bob, I have left Pearce Brosnan and Jonny Depp on your old Diary so that moves me up the list two spaces. xx
    stay wonky

    ....one-way ticket to Portugal booked !
    • penguin83
    • By penguin83 7th Jun 09, 7:08 PM
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    • 7th Jun 09, 7:08 PM
    Hey BOB, lovely new diary.

    Well done on the weight loss, and make sure Mr B's leash is strong enough!

    Hope you are wellx x x
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    • shaun40400
    • By shaun40400 7th Jun 09, 7:23 PM
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    • 7th Jun 09, 7:23 PM
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    • 7th Jun 09, 7:23 PM
    beams in
    agh borg!!

    hi bob
    new dairy
    still baaaaaaaarrrrrrking
    got to go!!


    WAS DEBT FREE & STILL BAAARRRRRKING
    hello my name is shaun,,,and im not so addicted to farmville,still addicted to football

    BAAAARRRRRRRRRRKING er insanely so
    • Wol2
    • By Wol2 7th Jun 09, 7:26 PM
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    • 7th Jun 09, 7:26 PM
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    • 7th Jun 09, 7:26 PM
    Ooh shiny new diary BOB....brilliant

    Without mentioning "him who must not be named"..(.i.e. Lord V )....I'm sure your hard work and perseverence will enable you to achieve your goals....fantastic results on the weight loss.......and BOB my dear...you WILL get there

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Pu0Fn1oRN4

    We're all cheering for you here........Go BOB..GO!!!!.....wheeek wheeeek.......

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    xxxxx
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    • kissjenn
    • By kissjenn 7th Jun 09, 7:28 PM
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    A plan so cunning you could pin a tail on it and call it a weasel!

    Best of luck with OH - the species has adapted to being adept at swede swerving if mine is anything to go by.
    Let us be grateful to people who make us happy: they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Marcel Proust
  • GeorgeUK
    Blimey Bob, you must be scarey serious about this new diary.

    Half way through the first page and not a jot of smut.
    I'm sure it's just and oversight though.

    Good luck with the budget and the kettle.
    After falling off the gambling wagon (twice): 33,600 (24,000+ 9,600) - Original CC Debt: 7,885.91

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    • Ellidee
    • By Ellidee 7th Jun 09, 7:29 PM
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    Happy New Diary Bob honey ! XX
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    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 7th Jun 09, 7:44 PM
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    Happy shiney new diary Bob
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    • skint_spice
    • By skint_spice 7th Jun 09, 8:12 PM
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    Good luck Bob, the new job will have you tearing along to DFness quick smart.

    Mr Bob? mmmm...should you really call him a ferret though?
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  • MissKJ
    Bob? Funny name for a girl.
    • Buffythedebtslayer
    • By Buffythedebtslayer 7th Jun 09, 9:25 PM
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    Hello Bob, good to see a new diary maybe I will be able to keep up with this one!!

    all the best

    xxBuffy xx
    Debt Free as of 26/07/19 (third time is the charm!) Now paying myself back all my savings! Target 1= 4981/5000 (across all accounts) Avoiding the CC!
    • chevalier
    • By chevalier 7th Jun 09, 9:32 PM
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    -


    The ferret in the kettle sounds a bit dodgy, but chuck a turnip at it and it'll probably go away.....
    xx
    Originally posted by EssexHebridean
    Oo er is ferret and turnip ala kettle a new OS recipe...? Might be going a bit far with the money saving!

    Happy new diary BOB
    chev
    I want a job that is less than an hour driving away from my house! Are you listening universe?
    • boredofbeingathome
    • By boredofbeingathome 7th Jun 09, 9:34 PM
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    Ooh Ooh OOH!!!! New diary!! Excitement and stuff!!!

    Way to go Bob -

    Job - well done, excellent news. Term time better than nothing.
    Mr Bob - almost on a leash.....you're getting there with that one I think!
    Overpaying & grocery challenge - also excellent news.

    The ferret in the kettle sounds a bit dodgy, but chuck a turnip at it and it'll probably go away.....

    Have a and a for progress so far....

    xx
    Originally posted by EssexHebridean

    I will let you into a secret, Mr.B's nickname is really the Ferret..i have alluded to this in the past
    Blackadder: Am I jumping the gun, Baldrick, or are the words 'I have a cunning plan' marching with ill-deserved confidence in the direction of this conversation?
    Still lurking around with a hope of some salvation
    • boredofbeingathome
    • By boredofbeingathome 7th Jun 09, 9:36 PM
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    Hello Bob, I have left Pearce Brosnan and Jonny Depp on your old Diary so that moves me up the list two spaces. xx
    Originally posted by pepe2008
    I put you in top 10 anyway Pepe Along with George, he would miss the smut and i have been good, no innuendo's yet....but you never know
    Blackadder: Am I jumping the gun, Baldrick, or are the words 'I have a cunning plan' marching with ill-deserved confidence in the direction of this conversation?
    Still lurking around with a hope of some salvation
    • boredofbeingathome
    • By boredofbeingathome 7th Jun 09, 9:37 PM
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    A plan so cunning you could pin a tail on it and call it a weasel!

    Best of luck with OH - the species has adapted to being adept at swede swerving if mine is anything to go by.
    Originally posted by kissjenn
    I love a good old game of pin the tail on the weasel He is adept at scurrying, but i am getting better at lobbing
    Blackadder: Am I jumping the gun, Baldrick, or are the words 'I have a cunning plan' marching with ill-deserved confidence in the direction of this conversation?
    Still lurking around with a hope of some salvation
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