Things that you are shocked at how much money people spend on


#1

There’s a thread on the music board of people talking about paying over £300 for headphones like that’s no biggie.

No points for the obvious answers of London property, toast, or Magic: the Gathering decks. Phone contracts and gambling are, however, permitted.


#2

genuinely insane
http://www.rapha.cc/gb/en/shop/jerseys/category/jerseys


#3

Clothing


#4

I tried on a pair of their womens bib tights before the winter started: they were about £150. I almost bought them.


#5

sofas.


#6

A lot of cheap clothes look rubbish though.


#7

My sister spent £300 doing a juice cleanse once (actually, probably more than once).

That’s one week’s worth of juice.
£300.
Probably more than once.
Juice.
Sister.


#8

More expensive clothes look rubbish imho.


#9

Cars


#10

toast


#11

Pretty much everything.


#12

Tourism


#13

I suppose HIFI equipment generally

But I haven’t got a leg to stand on criticizing anyone for spending money on anything really


#14

The difference between a £3 t-shirt and a £10 t-shirt is infinitely larger than the difference between a £10 one and a £50 one

(Please feel free to adjust items and costs at your leisure using a similar ratio)


#15

craft beer


#16

Don’t think tshirts are the good standard here, but things like shirts, jeans, jackets etc… You can really tell the difference.

I really wish this wasn’t true. But it is.


#17

Commuting


#18

Most expensive shirts look incredibly Top Gear, you’ve just got to use nous no matter your price bracket.


#19

Kitchen gadgets. Like mixers and juicers:

That’s more expensive than just about all of our kitchen appliances!


#20

Various television subscriptions