Wal-Mart is going to start offering many common generic drugs for $4. What's stopping CVS or Walgreens from doing the same? [more inside]
Vancouver-filter: My young friend (23!) is going to be in Vancouver from Oct. 11 - 18. She is on a very low-budget. Recommendations for cheap places to stay, fun things to do, nice coffee places with good people and any other advice for a young woman off to see the world!
Standing Room Tickets: Find me a portable device that lets me stand (or sit at standing height) comfortably for 3 hours in the standing room area of an opera house. [more inside]
Why can't I purchase a cheap air ticket on Italian MyAir.com from the US? [more inside]
Please help with cheapish city accommodation in Boston! [more inside]
Two cheapo electronics questions: Is there any bargain-basement DVD player on Amazon that's better than any other (in terms of quality/longevity more than features), and which of the following used monitors should I get for my Mac Mini? [more inside]
I am looking toward upgrading my website's hardware. I want reliability and easy expansion. Could migration to a cluster of mac minis be a good solution for a distributed website? [more inside]
A bus for students that goes to major cities? [more inside]
Cheap wide shoes online in Canada? [more inside]
The dashboard light on my '96 Toyota Corolla went out. Just like that. Poof! [more inside]
What is the cheapest cell phone options that will be used only for SMS? [more inside]
Help us plan the rest of our vacation! We are 2 college students from Seattle currently on vacation in Vancouver, BC. We've been following this thread pretty closely for trip ideas, but we're sort of stumped for what to do tomorrow and Tuesday (train leaves at about 6pm on Tuesday, so we have almost 2 more days here). Emphasis on the cheap, of course. [more inside]
Where to hold a wedding in the Philadelphia area on short notice? [more inside]
Morocco on the cheap? [more inside]
Blues Harmonica lessons in Chicago? I live in Old Irving Park. School teacher salary. [more inside]
Poor student needs music service suggestions. [more inside]
Help me choose a cheap IKEA (or similar) couch without actually sitting on it first. [more inside]
Do cheap sunglasses protect you from the sun at all? [more inside]
Cheap student food. [more inside]
Recording Filter: I want to make some almost studio quality recordings. I have a laptop, but I'm looking for good, well priced equipment (max $300 total). [more inside]
Lady / Don't cha know we love ya? Sweet lady / Dear mama / Place no one above ya, sweet lady / You are appreciated / Don't cha know we love ya?
What's the best way for a tech-impaired, budget-conscious mom in the US to talk to her son while he's living in Indonesia? [more inside]
The sound is muted on 95% of the tv channels and perfectly fine on the remaining 5%. Video quality is great. What is wrong with this cheap TV?!? [more inside]
Inspired by MeFi Music, it's time for me to put more effort into creating things. However, my home "studio" is pretty lame. I've upgraded from being a broke college student to a less broke employee, so I want to make it better. Any musicians want to help me out? [more inside]
Someone help me find another toy like this one. (more inside.) [more inside]
What good websites are there that will let me type in my location and see where I can go for cheap? [more inside]
What are some good/cheap places to eat in walking distance of Downtown Ft. Worth? [more inside]
What are your favorite wines under $20?
Diaper fabric wouldn't cost too much, would it? [more inside]
I am looking for a very cheap single-board computer for use in a project. It needs to be small, and have a graphics controller built in. [more inside]
Home made year book. 5th grade teacher would like to publish a simple and inexpensive book of photos for her students. [more inside]
What album on iTunes Music Store offers the most tracks for the money? [more inside]
What's your favorite healthy food that can be bought on a college student budget? [more inside]
I'm looking into planning a trip to Montreal in late July and seek accommodation recommendations in the US$ 70-90 range. Not too difficult, right? But the room must have a private bathroom. [more inside]
TravelFilter: Got Luggage? [more inside]
What "good" sub $100 computer speakers are out there? [more inside]
I need recommendations for a very cheap (<$5/750mL) but hearty, flavorful, and tasty red wine. This will be used as a braising liquid and then reduced to make a sauce for beef short ribs. [more inside]
Yes, I'm hungry and poor. So, how can I eat like a King but pay like a pauper? [more inside]
Bestfares.com. Scam or worthwhile deals? Does anybody have experience with bestfares.com? It's a $60 annual membership to get, ostensibly, below "sale" prices on lots of fares. And they look cheap. 'm most interested in airfares only (US + Int'l) and not in cruises, Vegas junkets, or hotels. Is it worth it? Any other hot ideas for actually getting cheap fares to, say, Europe?
What's the least amount of money you can spend and still get a decent banjo? [more inside]
What's the deal with standby? Any mefites have first-hand experience of traveling on the cheap? [more inside]
Travelers I need your help....how did you pay for it? [more inside]
Where's the best place to get furniture online? I'm looking to get a cheap couch/futon contraption for around 150-200 dollars, and so far I'm looking at kmart.com. I don't know where else to look.
Have you recently bought a great printer? - tell me about it. I've been asked to do some research for a friend who needs to buy a new printer - and I'm swimming in data. The main criteria are: low-to-medium price; colour/black & white (as opposed to some of the amazing deals on b&w only laser printers around); reasonably priced consumables (this may be the trickiest part to assess); reliability. We're in the UK - any online deals have to be accessible to this country. TIA!
Laptopfilter Difficulty: Less then $350. I'm thinking of getting a laptop for a friend of mine. The other day at best by I saw some that were in the $500 -$600 range. So there must be some somewhere in the $300-$400 range somewhere. Where are they and what would be best? [more inside]
Looking for a decent, cheap software sampler for Mac OS X. [more inside]
where can I find a great deal on bulk t-shirts? [more inside]
It there any way to stain or paint laminate/particle board furniture without it looking horrible? [more inside]
Vancouver BC - where to stay? [more inside]
Where can I get a safety razor in Toronto? [more inside]
I am always bored on the weekends. I like to be really busy all of the time, but I am not very good at finding things that I enjoy that aren't also expensive (I have very little disposable income). Also, I dislike doing things alone, but I'm single and most of my friends are in relationships and hang out with their sig other on the weekend. What do YOU do on the weekends? I'm one of those people who likes work-type things more than play, but I don't really want to get a part-time job or anything. I guess what I'm saying is that I like things that are challenging and "suck you in."