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Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?

Yes
7 (14.9%)
No
12 (25.5%)
No, how could you even suggest such a thing
17 (36.2%)
Yes, but now I can't give it up
11 (23.4%)

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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #30 on: January 03, 2018, 11:52:44 AM »
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Any way around it when you’re desperate to see what’s going on in JS or what deals are being missed ? :)

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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #31 on: January 03, 2018, 12:08:56 PM »
Any way around it when you’re desperate to see what’s going on in JS or what deals are being missed ? :)
Tapatalk, Firefox, Edge, add another Chrome user, visit the library, buy another computer......
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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #32 on: January 03, 2018, 12:11:56 PM »
Tapatalk, Firefox, Edge, add another Chrome user, visit the library, buy another computer......
Thats where the mods come in

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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #33 on: January 03, 2018, 12:17:47 PM »
This is definitely true, and a good point.

I could very easily have spent my time watching TV, snorting coke, or engaging in a myriad of other non-productive or destructive activities that would make the time on here well-spent by any measure.

But, by the same token...
yup, i gave that up to start following DDF ;D

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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #34 on: January 03, 2018, 12:31:41 PM »
Thats where the mods come in
Right. Though you could always create a new username to get your emergency fix :)
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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #35 on: January 03, 2018, 12:36:15 PM »
Right. Though you could always create a new username to get your emergency fix :)
Only 1 DDF’er would ever do that ;D

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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #36 on: January 03, 2018, 12:42:22 PM »
We only know of 1 DDF’er who would ever do that ;D
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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #37 on: January 03, 2018, 12:59:43 PM »
when i was at my old job i had all the time in the world so i spent it on ddf (yt, fb, etc were blocked). i got inspired to ms a little (i gave it up real quick. waaay too time consuming), to open multiple credit cards (no regrets), to open my first AMEX (first person in my family to do that), to travel further than just Niagara Falls, to use my amex purchase/return protection to the fullest!

now i'm at my new job and i rarely get time to sit on forums/chats/social media. if ddf would have been a true addiction i don't think my job would have stopped me.

all in all i'm enjoying ddf very much but mostly sit on JS since i don't have the brain power at the end of the day to read through all the new ways i can make/save money/points.
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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #38 on: January 03, 2018, 01:04:51 PM »
when i was at my old job i had all the time in the world so i spent it on ddf (yt, fb, etc were blocked). i got inspired to ms a little (i gave it up real quick. waaay too time consuming), to open multiple credit cards (no regrets), to open my first AMEX (first person in my family to do that), to travel further than just Niagara Falls, to use my amex purchase/return protection to the fullest!

now i'm at my new job and i rarely get time to sit on forums/chats/social media. if ddf would have been a true addiction i don't think my job would have stopped me.

all in all i'm enjoying ddf very much but mostly sit on JS since i don't have the brain power at the end of the day to read through all the new ways i can make/save money/points.
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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #39 on: January 03, 2018, 01:17:20 PM »
all in all i'm enjoying ddf very much but mostly sit on JS since i don't have the brain power at the end of the day to read through all the new ways i can make/save money/points.

I would venture to say that for most people, other than those that make a living off this, the time/energy spent is worth more than the money or points made/saved.

That is why I value DDF for the relationships and friendships, rather than anything that can be measured in dollars and cents. While it is nice to get my DW an oven with an MSRP of over $2,000 (and selling price between $1,200-$1700) for $457, if I would have to weigh that compared to time WASTED on DDF, the scale would tip heavily on the side of time wasted.
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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #40 on: January 03, 2018, 01:48:12 PM »
I've gained tons & saved tons but to answer the OP's Q, if im honest with myself I wish I never started as I can't ever justify the time I've wasted on ddf (I dare not even look at my stats)

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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #41 on: January 03, 2018, 05:01:01 PM »
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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #42 on: January 03, 2018, 05:26:22 PM »
I think a better question would be.. would you have been better off had internet not been invented ?
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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #43 on: January 03, 2018, 05:30:17 PM »
I think a better question would be.. would you have been better off had internet not been invented ?
Valid point.
If DDMS/DDF didn't exist, we would probably spend that same time on another site.
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Re: Would you have been better off if you never found DDF?
« Reply #44 on: January 03, 2018, 05:40:02 PM »
All I can say say is thank you ddf for making my honeymoon possible. Before discovering ddf, I was always that person who was jealous of all the rich people flying business when I was always in economy. I never imagined being able to fly my wife and I in business class myself. (currently on the honeymoon)...