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    • Ali-OK
    • By Ali-OK 28th May 06, 10:17 PM
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    Ali-OK
    An Ode to the DFWs
    • #1
    • 28th May 06, 10:17 PM
    An Ode to the DFWs 28th May 06 at 10:17 PM
    Can you tell I'm bored?! Enjoy (bit long..got carried away!) Edited to add another 3 verses in the middle!!!!

    When the lightbulb hits its wattage of 140
    The debt growls “ooh, you’ve been naughty”
    Worries abound you fear the worst
    Then onto the MSE scene you burst

    First post is hard, what do you say?
    Need advice, no money til payday
    Will anyone respond, what are they like?
    Will they send me on my bike?

    Hi and welcome is the usual cheer
    Lynzpower is quick – is she always here?
    I’ve seen Ms _London, she’s a debt-free one
    How inspirational, so it can be done!

    Post an SOA and we’ll help you out
    Check SS’s sticky, several shout
    We’ll read the figures and see what can go
    Get rid of Sky – Freeview is cheaper you know

    How much on food shopping? How many to feed?
    No, no dear, it’s not about want, we’re talking need
    Get to OS, check cleaning and shopping
    Everyone here is Stardrops mad and micro-fibre clothing

    Phone is on contract, bills are a woe
    Hear the war-cry of “Get Pay As You Go”
    Check your utilities, you can pay less
    Don’t worry about haircuts, the trend is for mess

    So onto the general spend we trot
    The recommendation is a diary we spot
    Write everything down, use only cash
    Have No Spend days and you’ll be feeling rash

    Set goals for the week and your Debt Free Date
    Snowball becomes your very best mate
    Spreadsheets and charts and lists to boot
    Who said being a DFW isn’t a hoot?!

    Read the diaries, pick up some tips
    Humour from SouthernScousers lips
    Watch the debts start to come down
    Who’s next to receive the Debt-Free crown?

    Bank charges next, yes, claim them back
    Get yourself over to the backactiongroup stack
    Nervous and scared that the big banks will win
    Not a chance, they’ve committed such sin

    You’re fully on board and posting more
    Another high – the cashback score
    Dilemmas to answer, second jobs to find
    Pigsback clicks to do and vouchers in mind

    Join the clubs or become a nerd
    It’s OK – it’s Martin DFW word
    Save 20p’s or £2 coins in a tin
    Go and have free fun doing anything!

    Benefit Challenge Emmzi is doing
    Come under budget someone is cooing
    There’s challenges galore to keep you going
    And no buying clothes, get on with that sewing!

    De-cluttering your home for a car boot sale
    Ebay those clothes on that overflowing rail
    Get your books from the library, walk to work
    More money off the debt is the perk

    As days roll on by, a pattern emerges
    Motivational stalls with shopping urges
    Chin up, keep going, chant the hardcore bunch
    As you read the replies over your home-made lunch

    You’ll get there, we all will, one way or another
    CCCS and Payplan or a loan from your mother
    Martin, we thank you for bringing this site
    It’s helped so many to see the light.

    Last edited by MSE Archna; 31-05-2006 at 12:03 PM.
    Back on the DFW Wagon:

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    • jessicamb
    • By jessicamb 28th May 06, 10:20 PM
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    • 28th May 06, 10:20 PM
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    • 28th May 06, 10:20 PM




    Very funny - like this a lot.
    • Sea78
    • By Sea78 28th May 06, 10:22 PM
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    • 28th May 06, 10:22 PM
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    • 28th May 06, 10:22 PM
    Wonderful!!!!
    CCCS DMP:Feb 07
    Total:37,016.470 DEBT FREE FEB 14
    • QueenB.
    • By QueenB. 28th May 06, 10:26 PM
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    • 28th May 06, 10:26 PM
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    • 28th May 06, 10:26 PM
    LOVED it



    i am thinking of printing it out and keeping it with me as a little reminder when i am feeling the devil whispering.

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    • melabarrie
    • By melabarrie 28th May 06, 10:33 PM
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    • #5
    • 28th May 06, 10:33 PM
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    • 28th May 06, 10:33 PM


    this was just brilliant!!!!!!!! loved it!

  • milliejon
    • #6
    • 28th May 06, 10:46 PM
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    • 28th May 06, 10:46 PM


    That's was brilliant!

    Thank you for making me smile.
    DMP mutual support number 174
    Total debt now (April 10) 0! - total paid off 30,221 or 100%
    I'm now debt free after 6 years!!
    Non smoker since June 2006
    • Chell
    • By Chell 28th May 06, 10:53 PM
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    Chell
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    • 28th May 06, 10:53 PM
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    • 28th May 06, 10:53 PM
    LMAO, thats great, well done.
    Nevermind the dog, beware of the kids!
    • Ali-OK
    • By Ali-OK 28th May 06, 10:55 PM
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    • #8
    • 28th May 06, 10:55 PM
    • #8
    • 28th May 06, 10:55 PM
    Glad you like! Just added another 3 verses in the middle for your entertainment!
    Back on the DFW Wagon:

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  • Mrs(no)money
    • #9
    • 28th May 06, 11:32 PM
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    • 28th May 06, 11:32 PM
    ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT


    Experience is the toughest teacher because she gives the test first then the lesson
    DFW Nerd 196 PROUD TO BE DEALING WITH MY DEBTS.
    Coins found whilst dog walking 7.56 Sun-Fri challenge: 10.00 - Spent 0.00
  • southernscouser


    Ali that was f****** brilliant!

    Even better coz I got 2 mentions!
    • Quasar
    • By Quasar 28th May 06, 11:40 PM
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    Quasar



    Bread is like the sun: it rises in the yeast and sets in the waist.
  • MTM
    Brilliant


    I no longer have Blonde or Senior moments... these are now CRAFT moments
    Cant Remember A F**king Thing
    • Ali-OK
    • By Ali-OK 28th May 06, 11:50 PM
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    Ali-OK


    Ali that was f****** brilliant!

    Even better coz I got 2 mentions!
    by southernscouser
    Make that 3 - you get one for the Nerds Club too!
    Back on the DFW Wagon:

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  • southernscouser
    Make that 3 - you get one for the Nerds Club too!
    by Ali-OK
    Go Ali, go Ali, go Ali!
    • Ali-OK
    • By Ali-OK 28th May 06, 11:57 PM
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    Ali-OK
    Go Ali, go Ali, go Ali!
    by southernscouser
    Must have been that jigsaw puzzle last night that's re-energised me!
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  • southernscouser
    Must have been that jigsaw puzzle last night that's re-energised me!
    by Ali-OK


    Well go and do another one then!

    I think we should make all the DFW nerds memorise it!
    • Ali-OK
    • By Ali-OK 29th May 06, 12:02 AM
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    Well go and do another one then!
    by southernscouser
    Will do on Wednesday eve!
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  • southernscouser
    Will do on Wednesday eve!
    by Ali-OK
    You rationing or something? The war ended 60 years ago love!
  • themaccas
    Love It! Love It! Love It! BRILLIANT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Wait until everyone else wakes up to read it too!
    Debtfree JUNE 2008 - Thank you MSE
  • keith lard
    outstanding !!!!
    If you want to see a rainbow, you have to get used to the rain.
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