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PostPosted: Mon Jul 01, 2013 8:35 pm    Post subject: This just made my day  Reply with quote  

Kade
The Duke of San d'Oria


Joined: 13 Feb 2006
Posts: 1193
Location: WI

Copied and pasted from the beta forums:

Donít like P2P? Canít afford it? Need some advice? Look no further!
Since this weekendís beta is over I figured thought I would write this up to help some people fund their FFXIV future! Also, I wanted to at least attempt something helpful for a change. You know, give back to this loving community.

Let us start with the cost of playing FFXIV and break it down a bit.
$12.99 Per 30 days = 43.3 cents per day = 1.8041666666667 Cents per hour. If someone loves the game and wants to play it for the entertainment that it provides then they need to come up with that and here are some ways to do it!

Mowing Lawns:

Get out that mower and find 2 homes that will let you do it for $8.00 each.
- Time Spent: Worked 1-3hrs
- Earnings: $16.00
- How to spend: $12.99 goes to FFXIV | $3.01 to replace the gas used.
*what if it's winter?*

Shoveling Snow:

Get out the shovel and find 2 homes that will let you do it for $8.00 each.
- Time Spent: Worked 2-4hrs
- Earnings: $16.00
- How to spend: $12.99 goes to FFXIV | $3.01 in the piggy bank.
Change Hunting:

Walk high public areas (Parks, Downtown, Chain Stores) looking for change to pick up.
- Time Spent: Unknown
- Earnings: $12.99
- How to Spend: $12.99 goes to FFXIV
Start a home Car Wash:

Get out the hose, soap, towels and put up a sign. $6.00 Car wash today! You only need to do 3 vehicles.
- Time Spent: 30 Ė 60mins (plus time spent waiting for a customer)
- Earnings: $18.00
- How to Spend: $12.99 goes to FFXIV | $4.01 goes to the water bill and buying supplies (soap etc)
Sell Plasma:

Give some blood for cash in your area. Around here they give $35.00 per visit.
- Time Spent: 1-2hrs per visit. 2-4hrs per week
- Earnings: $70.00
-How to spend: $12.99 goes to FFXIV | $57.01 goes in the piggy bank for next month.
Start a Business:

Specifically a Christmas Light Hanging Business. Charge $50.00 per house and do 4 houses.
- Time Spent: 4-6hrs per home.
- Earnings: $200.00
- How to Spend: 155.88 goes to FFXIV (full year at 12.99mo) | 44.12 goes in the piggy bank.
Start a Business:

Drive people to the Airport using your own vehicle!
- Time spent: Depends on traffic and distance
- Earnings: $1.00 - $3.00 per mile. Depends on how far you go with this.
- How to Spend: $12.99 goes to FFXIV | Remainder goes towards gas.
Zaarly.com:

Offer to do jobs though this website which connects random services with buyers for said services. If you know how to do something then someone else can learn from you.
- Time Spent: Unknown
- Earnings: Unknown
- How to Spend the Unknown: $12.99 goes to FFXIV | Said unknown reminder into the unknown.
Babysitting:

Babysit for 2x a week for 10$ a night.
- Time Spent: 8-16hrs per week
- Earnings: $20.00
- How to Spend: $12.99 goes to FFXIV | $7.01 in the piggybank
Sell Bottled Water:

Buy it in bulk for cheap then sell it for $1.00 at parks, festivals, concerts, beaches, etc.
Costs: $10.00 for case of 24 bottles. Sell for $1.00 each
Earnings: $14.00 per case.
- Time Spent: Enough to sell all 24bottles
- How to Spend: $12.99 goes to FFXIV | $1.01 in the gas tank | $10.00 to buy another case of 24.
Walk Dogs:

Easy to do if you donít mind picking up the poo.
- Time Spent: 1hr a day / 5 days a week.
- Earnings: $10.00hr / $50.00 per week
- How to Spend: $12.99 goes to FFXIV | $37.01 to the piggy bank for next month.
Sell Stuff:

Craigslist or EBay or Garage Sale!
- Time Spent: Varies
- Earnings: Depends on the junk you are selling and if it sells
- How to spend: $12.99 goes to FFXIV | Remainder goes for more time or piggy bank.
Part Time Job:

Car Wash, Restaurant, Golf Course
- Time Spent: 4-6hrs a day 2-3 days a week.
- Earnings: Varies from minimum wage on up.
- How to spend: $12.99 goes to FFXIV | Remainder to the piggy bank for next month.
Gardening:

Love to garden? Sell in season, locally grown veggies and herbs to restaurants and farmers markets.
- Time Spent: 1hr a day all season.
- Earnings: Can make a small fortune on this with quality services.
- How to spend: $12.99 goes to FFXIV | Remainder goes for more seeds, water bill and organic pest control.
Baker:

Bake cookies, cakes, brownies and sell them to local coffee shops and bakeries.
- Time Spent: 1 day to make/bake everything then distribute.
- Earnings: With the right buyers and quality goods you can make a lot of money here.
- How to Spend: $12.99 goes to FFXIV | Remainder goes to replenish ingredients and piggy bank.
-- Note: You canít use boxed cheap crap to make the stuff so it has to be from scratch.
Pet Sitter:

A kennel charges at least 20/day so pet sit 1 animal per month.
- Time Spent: 1 day at your home to house the animal.
- Earnings: $15.00 - $20.00 per day.
- How to spend: $12.99 goes to FFXIV | Remainder goes in the piggy bank.
Amazon Mechanical Turk: Submitted by Mila

Interesting site through Amazon to do a little work for a little reward.
- Time Spent: Varies on the individual HIt
- Earnings: $12.99+ (up to the user)
- How to spend: $12.99 goes to FFXIV | Remainder goes in the piggy bank.
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