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Thin, light, and 1080p laptop

I'd like a thin and light 1080p laptop. It does not need to be powerful, but it does need to be cheap. I'd like to spend about $300, but it must be under $500. The perfect machine would be something like a chromebook, but with a higher res screen than the ones I'm aware of. The resolution requirement trumps the thin and light requirements. [more inside]
posted by jsturgill on Jan 7, 2014 - 15 answers

(Very, very) cheap and hopefully safe

Inspired by all these threads (1, 2, 3) I was wondering which products are much cheaper than other products in the same class, but offer comparable, or exceptional performance. Generally, I would suppose these would mainly come from Chinese companies that aren't very well-established internationally. [more inside]
posted by titantoppler on Jan 20, 2013 - 17 answers

Non-gross sex shops?

Where can I buy cheap lingerie and not feel uncomfortable? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 2, 2012 - 13 answers

When should I struggle against my frugal nature?

Which groceries are worth spending more money on and which are not? [more inside]
posted by queens86 on Aug 20, 2012 - 67 answers

For what am I overpaying?

For what am I overpaying (as others are doing for HDMI cables or spices, for example)? [more inside]
posted by AgentRocket on Sep 1, 2011 - 32 answers

Where can I find cheap bulk 256mb usb drives?

Where can I get a pack of four or five 256/512 mb usb flash drives to be used as give-aways? [more inside]
posted by robobrent on Apr 13, 2011 - 19 answers

Why are these books so cheap?

Why are these used books on Amazon so cheap? [more inside]
posted by Pope Guilty on Jan 1, 2011 - 20 answers

What items are ridiculously over priced at retail stores vs. online?

Just bought a bunch of cables on the cheap online, and so now I'm of course wondering -- what are other kinds of products that are generally wildly overpriced at retail stores but actually can be purchased cheaply online? And which online stores are best for these products. [more inside]
posted by Deathalicious on Nov 28, 2010 - 42 answers

Sites similar to Deal Extreme

What sites are similar to Deal Extreme? I'm looking for a site that sells various merchandise at low prices, accepts Paypal payments, with free (or very low shipping fee), and that delivers to Southeast Asia.
posted by slashee on Sep 26, 2010 - 3 answers

Lunch from Trader Joe's

A brand new grocery store opened up near where I work! Yay! (Previously, there weren't any nearby.) I want to get my lunch there. What should I buy? [more inside]
posted by ocherdraco on Jul 21, 2010 - 14 answers

N’est pas “on the cheap”

They say you should never skimp when buying: coffee, shoes, wine. What else should you never take the cheap route when buying, where quality definitely is worth the high price?
posted by heather-b on Jul 15, 2009 - 139 answers

dolla dolla bill y'all

What's actually worth it to buy from a dollar store? [more inside]
posted by kidsleepy on Jun 30, 2009 - 66 answers

I need a crash course in finding good prices in Melbourne.

What shops should I go to in Melbourne, Australia, to buy inexpensive necessities (clothes, shoes, groceries, linens, electronics)? [more inside]
posted by mosessis on Apr 27, 2009 - 10 answers

What are the best bargains at IKEA?

IKEA Filter: What are some cheap, yet surprisingly durable or high-quality items worth purchasing at IKEA? [more inside]
posted by cucumberfresh on Dec 11, 2008 - 66 answers

Where best to buy tickets from Calgary to Melbourne?

What is the best way to book a cheap flight to Australia from Calgary? [more inside]
posted by burhan on Nov 3, 2008 - 7 answers

Paris Shopping on the Cheap?

I'll be in Paris for a few days next month, and I'd like to check out some thrift stores. I'm not looking for anything fancy or designer, just maybe some cute skirts or sweaters. Most of the articles I've seen online talk about places where you can get couture for a fraction of the price, but that's not really my thing. Also, this might be silly, but I'm a size 8 US...would resale shops have things in my size? Any advice that can point me in the right direction is greatly appreciated!
posted by odayoday on Oct 31, 2008 - 7 answers

Findiing toy stores, typewriters in Los Angeles.

Los Angeles shopping filter: Is there a big toy store like FAO Schwartz in LA? Also where can I buy a working mechanical typewriter? [more inside]
posted by Charlie Lesoine on Dec 20, 2007 - 9 answers

Clothe My Poor Feet

Best deals, patterns and otherwise for technical socks? (Cycling, Running, etc) [more inside]
posted by wuzandfuzz on Dec 7, 2007 - 9 answers

How do I spot shoddy garments BEFORE I buy them?

Clothes Shopping Advice: I did it again. I bought what I thought was a quality knit top on sale and the damn thing is now "twisting" on me. Are there any tips or tricks to spotting whether a piece of clothing is well-made before you buy it? [more inside]
posted by web-goddess on Nov 2, 2006 - 5 answers

Yet another request for SF info

Yet another San Francisco question (bear with me) but it's more specific and of course there's [more inside]
posted by Atom12 on Sep 28, 2006 - 16 answers

Comfortable IKEA-esque couches?

Help me choose a cheap IKEA (or similar) couch without actually sitting on it first. [more inside]
posted by shaun on Jul 30, 2006 - 17 answers

This Baggage is Literal

TravelFilter: Got Luggage? [more inside]
posted by Smarson on May 18, 2006 - 30 answers

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