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      01-10-2012, 05:21 PM   #1
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I spend $50 a week on lunch

FAWK.

I have to cook more or find a girl that can make my lunch in a brown paper bag.

Am I the only one though?
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      01-10-2012, 05:29 PM   #2
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.... you spend 10 dollars a day on lunch. I wouldn't call that splurging.. but if you are strapped at the moment... there's always PBnJ.
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most days i spend 4-6 bucks....on Friday i may spend 10...weekends, i'm out with my girl. Gotta save everywhere!
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      01-10-2012, 05:39 PM   #4
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.... you spend 10 dollars a day on lunch. I wouldn't call that splurging.. but if you are strapped at the moment... there's always PBnJ.
Yea, pretty much. I guess I'm not ballin like I thought I was. I take it that you spend more than $50 a week on lunch?
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dam, thats how much i pay for gas every week.
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      01-10-2012, 05:43 PM   #6
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Yea, pretty much. I guess I'm not ballin like I thought I was. I take it that you spend more than $50 a week on lunch?
I had to take my attorney out to lunch today... i think thats what his meal cost.. before drinks. I am forced to entertain a lot. But, I will say one of my guilty pleasures is the chicken and rice guy that sets up shop on the corner where my apt building is.. $5.00 lunch + $1.00 soda at least once a week. But, I definitely spend like $10.00 on a mixed drink or glass of wine at lunch a few days a week...

I am a terrible example.. I should refrain from posting in this thread.
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      01-10-2012, 05:45 PM   #7
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sandwiches m-f for me and weekends i go out to eat everywhere
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I spend nothing. I have a Mexican who makes my meals.....fuckin awesome
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Gawd. I can't even imagine how much I spend... I should probably check it out. Today was 15.
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I had to take my attorney out to lunch today... i think thats what his meal cost.. before drinks. I am forced to entertain a lot. But, I will say one of my guilty pleasures is the chicken and rice guy that sets up shop on the corner where my apt building is.. $5.00 lunch + $1.00 soda at least once a week. But, I definitely spend like $10.00 on a mixed drink or glass of wine at lunch a few days a week...

I am a terrible example.. I should refrain from posting in this thread.
but I hope this is a business expense...so should cost $0 out of your pocket
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I spend nothing. I have a Mexican who makes my meals.....fuckin awesome
and where does this mexican get the food that you consume... spontaneous generation?
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but I hope this is a business expense...so should cost $0 out of your pocket
Yes, but eating like this regularly creates a whole different kind of problem...
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I spend nothing. I have a Mexican who makes my meals.....fuckin awesome
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I had to take my attorney out to lunch today... i think thats what his meal cost.. before drinks. I am forced to entertain a lot. But, I will say one of my guilty pleasures is the chicken and rice guy that sets up shop on the corner where my apt building is.. $5.00 lunch + $1.00 soda at least once a week. But, I definitely spend like $10.00 on a mixed drink or glass of wine at lunch a few days a week...

I am a terrible example.. I should refrain from posting in this thread.
Is that on your dime or company dime?
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Is that on your dime or company dime?
95% of the time yes... other times, no. $50 is pretty low per week. I mean, if you were to eat McDonalds every day for a week it would cost you $50.00.
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i get paid $56 a day to use for food... per diem is the way to go baby
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and where does this mexican get the food that you consume... spontaneous generation?
We grow it.....chickens and all that lol
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95% of the time yes... other times, no. $50 is pretty low per week. I mean, if you were to eat McDonalds every day for a week it would cost you $50.00.
I'd rather eat bat shyt w/ bbq sauce than McD'z. But dam NYCGP, I'm not sure if I should feel good that I must be saving money or bad that I don't have enough to trick like that! haha


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i get paid $56 a day to use for food... per diem is the way to go baby
i mean, this is the internetz and all...fuk it I'll believe you
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i mean, this is the internetz and all...fuk it I'll believe you
I get per diem, but only when I'm traveling. On one trip I got $71 a day for food. My co-workers and I would eat 6in subs from subway for lunch then go nuts and get filet mignon for dinner. That was a great trip.
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i probably do more then 60

and btw your only allowed to deduct 50% of meals for business expense.
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      01-10-2012, 06:38 PM   #20
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PBnJ, left overs or cold cuts here. Cereal is a good money saver and lasts for a week or so if you got a fridge to keep your milk in.
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or find a girl that can make my lunch in a brown paper bag.
I guarantee that girl will end up costing you more than $50 a week.
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I get per diem, but only when I'm traveling. On one trip I got $71 a day for food. My co-workers and I would eat 6in subs from subway for lunch then go nuts and get filet mignon for dinner. That was a great trip.
Ok I get it. Yea, a little similar for me too, except we only have out of state conferences like twice a year.


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PBnJ, left overs or cold cuts here. Cereal is a good money saver and lasts for a week or so if you got a fridge to keep your milk in.
dude, cereal for lunch? I mean no offense if money is tight, but you're probably 110 lbs if that's all you're eating


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I guarantee that girl will end up costing you more than $50 a week.
you're doing it wrong brah
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