We’re all looking to save a few bucks, and food and groceries can be a big strain on your budget. But would you resort to a diet of mostly unhealthy foods just to save money? We don’t know if the man in the following story is one of the smartest or dumbest people in America? Maybe a bit of both. However, his story of how he saved thousands of dollars over the years by eating amusement park food has gone viral.
The 33-year-old electrical engineer purchased an unlimited annual pass for $ 150 in 2014 at Six Flags Magic Mountain. The pass entitled him to unlimited access to the roller coaster, free parking and two free meals a day, according to Take Out. To make things even more convenient, the theme park was just a 5-minute drive from his office. So he had a plan to save money. he would attach himself and eat there twice a day. At first it was not that easy.
According to the AV Club, while he was saving money to pay off his student loans, his first year on the Six Flags diet consisted of “entirely crappy, unhealthy food”. He has since said that his future wife moved in with him, which caused him to eat a little less at Six Flags than before. Additionally, the theme park’s dining options have since expanded and offered a number of healthier options. So, maybe more just burgers, fries and hot dogs for two meals a day?
However, according to what the man told MEL magazine, he spent over six years eating at Six Flags, which works out to around 2,000 meals for around 50 cents per meal. With the money he saved, he paid off most of his student loans, got married, and bought a house. He’s pretty much living the American dream. of course, we don’t know how much weight he may have gained that this type of diet will have on his health as he got older.
His favorite dish at Six Flags? It would be a seasonal specialty monstrosity called the Thanksgiving Dog. It’s basically a loaded turkey hot dog. he told MEL it was nothing less than lifestyle change.
It’s a turkey dog topped with cranberry sauce, stuffing, and a layer of mayonnaise, which I know looks horrible, but it tasted so good. I ended up eating way too much, and now I can’t even smell turkey dogs without gagging.
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