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The Sacrifices I Made To Get My HDTV!

Apr 16, 2008
When I left from Tech school and decided to move to the big apple, I knew that cash was going to be tight. I managed to acquire an apartment for much lower than I had foreseen but I still knew I needed money for utilities and other needed items.

I have a neat job but it doesn't pay enough money to support me with much disposable income. So I needed to undergo ways to cut corners anyway thinkable. I started to visit garage sales to ascertain any miscellaneous items for decorating my apartment.

I also searched through clearance bins and collected as many coupons as I could for department stores. I was quickly finding things that are my style and saving heaps of money. Another important part of my living situation is my free time. I am not big on music, but I am big on watching television.

I knew I had to invest in a good television if I invested in anything. I was even ready to eat Raman Noodles every night for a month so I could save up enough cash for an HDTV. I am not a typical early 19 year old who just places everything I can't afford on a charge card.

Instead, I will make sacrifices so I can pay for what I want with good ol' money. After I saved enough money, I called the cable co. to see how much per month I would have to pay to have HD service. The cable company said that it would be around $15 more a month.

I budgeted it into my financial situation and left the apartment to purchase my first HDTV. When I arrived at the electronics store, all of the HDTVs overwhelmed me. I knew I didn't want a huge tv but I craved one that was big enough.

While I was walking around, I couldn't believe the HD pictures on the televisions. They were so sharp and I could hardly wait to get it in my apartment so I could watch my most favorite shows in HD. I decided on a 42 inch because it seemed to be big enough for my living room.

It looks marvelous against my picture window. I was even able to arrange my furniture perfectly around it so when my friends come to party everyone can see what I have on. I am even planning a huge get-together for all of my buddies at work. The main feature will be some pleasing taco's and a movie on my wonderful screen.
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