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NO PURCHASE CHRISTMAS CLUB (NOVEMBER & DECEMBER 2011)

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by MyOtherLife, Oct 30, 2011.

  1. MyOtherLife

    MyOtherLife Senior member

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    For November 01, 2011

    Here now is the
    Official NO PURCHASE CLUB for NOVEMBER & DECEMBER 2011

    We begin the challenge on TUESDAY NOVEMBER 01, 2011 (inclusive)
    NO BREAKS
    NO REST PERIODS

    Sign-ups begin immediately!

    For anyone new to this challenge, the purpose of this club is to assist you, through solidarity with other weak souls, to save your money and wean you off the addiction to frivilous spending.
    [COLOR=FF00AA]This is your LAST CHANCE to SAVE some money before Christmas![/COLOR]

    Rules:

    1) You agree, first with yourself, and secondly before all of humanity, that you will spend not one cent on clothes or clothing-related items or accessories for yourself from Tuesday November 01, 2011 until 23:59:59 Thursday December 15, 2011 (inclusive)

    2) You will perform maintenance on the wardrobe you already have (iron shirts, sew buttons, clean & polish shoes, lotioning leather goods, etc) to keep your things in good working order.

    3) You will immediately and truthfully report any and all spending not provided for in the rules, listing the item(s) purchased and amount spent ($$).

    4) Should you weaken and spend, after reporting it on this thread, you must continue to the end of the challenge period. No quitting!

    5) On the last day of the challenge, you will report in one last time before the deadline of 23:59:59 hrs Thursday December 15, 2011. If you have spent nothing, you must report in and confirm. This allows me to make a final scorecard. Anyone who has not reported in, even though they have not spent, will not have fulfilled the agreement and will therefore be listed as M.I.A. (Missing In Action) but will not be credited with having successfully completed the challenge.



    Exceptions and Emergency Fund (please read carefully)

    A) First time Members - $100 allowance for emergencies only

    B) Successful Members of the October 2011 NPC - Up to $200 allowance for whatever you like (a small reward for your fidelity last month)

    C) Failed members of the October 2011 NPC - $0 ...that's right...nothing. No mercy. You blew it last month and you need to buckle down. :)



    F.A.A.Q. (Frequently Asked or Anticipated Questions)


    Gentlemen, each and every one of you is encouraged to join and I do mean everyone!
    For those of you who are not yet members of Styleforum, you are encouraged to take a few minutes and sign up. become a member today and play with us!
    Now.....are you ready?......
    [COLOR=FF00AA]Christmas is coming and it's not too late to start saving![/COLOR]
    Who is in?! Who dares to save? Who is with me?! ARRRRRGH>>> :):D::slayer::happy::embar::foo::nodding::satisfied:
     




  2. MikeDT

    MikeDT Senior member

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    Count me in, I need to purchase some socks tomorrow and maybe a shirt or three. Apart from that should be OK. Christmas doesn't really happen here. What's the emergency budget allowed, two sheep and a goat?
     
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  3. md2010

    md2010 Senior member

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  4. bourbonbasted

    bourbonbasted Cyber Eliitist

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    Just bought my chukkas last week. Only other thing I am in the hunt for is a new pair of gray flannels, but I have vowed to stay under $100 for those anyway. I'm in.
     


  5. Duppy

    Duppy Well-Known Member

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    I am in. After the farce for October. I need to buckle down and save those pennies.
     


  6. tone76

    tone76 Senior member

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    After last month's performance, my only hope is to succeed over the next NPC. I'm in.
     


  7. Thanks SF (a new me)

    Thanks SF (a new me) Senior member

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    MoL, I'm in...need to start saving for wifey's appreciation items
     


  8. adagio

    adagio Senior member

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    I'm in. Massive fail last month (not unexpected), so I will give it a go again for Nov.
     


  9. valhson

    valhson Active Member

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    after the epic fail for me last month. I am in. Gonna be a long ride this one...

    MOL, Glad to see ya back at the keyboard. Hope you are feeling better.
     


  10. MyOtherLife

    MyOtherLife Senior member

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    Thank you Valhson, I am almost recovered.
    I hope we get a good turnout for this 6 week run. We are starting immediately so lets all get signed up a.s.a.p. :)
     


  11. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    I have too many planned purchases to join in, but after these, I will definitely be in for the next one. Godspeed to all participants. Man of Lint, you are doing honorable work here. Participation in the Sept NPC was great for me.
     


  12. davesmith

    davesmith Affiliate Vendor

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    how can this happen at christmas time?!! dont you people have presents to buy?
     


  13. PTWilliams

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    Decided a bespoke face would be more useful than bespoke shoes, so I'm in.
     
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  14. Getzione

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    I'll bite. My first attempt in the NO PURCHASE CLUB! Wish me luck, guys.
     


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