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I Am a Music Snob

My roommates went back to my Alma Mater a few weeks ago, and told me a story where one of my fraternity brothers “Pulled a Chuck” and refused to play music for some dame, unless she named a specific song. I was notorious for playing what I wanted to hear, and denying the attractive, dancing skirts their choice of music. This is not because I was trying to be difficult; it is because I genuinely didn’t know what they meant when they asked me to play something “with a beat” or “something we can dance to.” In the sixth grade I was big into Green Day. That is the only time in my life that my taste in music was in sync (no pun intended) with popular culture. In fact, more than once, I have thought that I was born about 30 years too late. I never knew what was popular; I was too busy listening to good music.
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Waterfall Debt Repayment Calculator

I started reading money blogs a while back, after originally being linked from LifeHacker (I think). The first one that got my attention was Automating Your Money by Ramit Sethi on I Will Teach You to Be Rich. I have also started reading Get Rich Slowly. Somewhere along the line, although I can’t find the actual article, I learned about a method of paying off debt called Waterfall Debt Repayment.

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Chuck Goes to Ikea

Ikea furniture, along with Crocs, consumer-grade printers, and boy bands, are on a long list of things I despise; all for the same reason. They are cheap, in price but more importantly in quality, and disposable. I feel the urge to quote Fight Club here, but to do so would put me on the same level as those teenagers who say that they only hang out at the mall to shop at Hot Topic.

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