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Day 136: Quiz: What kind of frugal are you?

Time for a quiz!

Are you a super frugalista, or do you struggle to maintain your frugal ways? 
Take the Shopping Detox quiz and find out!


1) How often do you get your hair cut?

a) A few times a year, enough times to get rid of the split ends.
b) Religiously, every four to six weeks.
c) Haven't cut it in years. All natural, baby!

(Michelle Duggar answers, "C, of course, y'all!")

2) You get an unexpected $500 tax rebate. What do you do?

a) Treat myself to something I've been lusting after -- i.e. a new suit -- and put the rest in savings.
b) Go to Las Vegas and gamble it all! Double or nothing!
c) Is this a trick question? I do not file taxes. Won't let the government take any of my money!!



3) Where would I find you on most weekends?

a) Hanging out with friends somewhere cozy, like a pub or a dinner party.
b) Out on the town, drinking Cosmos with my ladies! L-O-V-E!
c) Where I always am, living in my tent in the woods.

Carrie Bradshaw says, "$12 drinks every weekend? Yes, please!"

4) On a work day, what do you tend to wear?

a) Business casual. A cute dress with tights, or maybe trousers with a casual top.
b) Pucci dress, Manolo Blahnik heels, and a McQueen corset top! Or sometimes, when I work from home, a cutoff tanktop and shorty shorts. And Ugg slippers.
c) Mud. Maybe sometimes accessorized with discarded condom wrappers as earrings.

Raquel Welch in "10,000 BC": feral and FABULOUS!

5) What is your attitude towards budgeting?

a) I realize it's important, and I try to make it a priority.
b) Life's too short! Buy what makes you happy! It all works out in the end!
c) I account for every penny that goes in and out of my wallet. (My wallet, which is made out of leaves and moss and discarded duct tape)

No credit cards. No cash money. "C" lives outside of normal society.

6) What are your feelings about Gail Vaz-Oxlade?

a) My hero! Luuuurve Mama Gail! I hope to grow up one day to be just like her!
b) She could use a makeover. Her accent is cute.
c) Who? I haven't watched TV in over 10 years.

How did you score?

Mostly A's:

You are Shopping Detox frugal! Like me, you are doing your best to live within your means and strive to have a healthy balance between being financially responsible and having fun. Maybe you eat too many chocolate bars and Starbucks drinks, but you're working on it!

You are just like me! Celebrate by picking up a novelty beard!


Mostly B's:

You are Carrie Bradshaw frugal. I'm not sure how you afford that fabulous Manhattan one-bedroom apartment on your columnist's salary, and your shoe collection is worth more money than you have in the bank. But whatever, you have a good time, have pretty hair, and everybody loves you. Though your choice in men leaves a lot to be desired.

You're sweet and pretty, but I think you need to eat a bit more.


Mostly C's:

Hello, Jodie Foster from the movie "Nell." Enjoy your feral, living out in the woods with no expenses lifestyle. You might want to think about visiting civilization every now and then, but as long as you're happy... well... maybe get a haircut every few years? For me?

Nell says "Soooweeeeh in the chickapeeeeeeh."
I think this means, where do I get a fur bikini like Raquel Welch has?

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Interestingly, I had a split vote between A and B. Hmmmmm....
Cyndi

Haley | Girl About the World said...

I like the idea of a quiz -- fun! I am firmly in the A category, but I would like to meet someone who answered mostly C. :)

Tasmanian Vegan & Minimalist said...

Hilarious, love it !

Serendipity said...

Loved your quiz. I myself am between you and Carrie as well!

Frugal Student said...

I mostly had Cs but 2 As were thrown in there. Like who is Gail Vaz-Oxlade? LOL, I may not watch TV but I do use the internet, pretty typical for my generation.

Annabelle said...

I'm finding it very interesting how many people have C responses, considering I made those up to be as extreme-budgeting-frugal as possible. You are all my role models now!

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