22 Shopping Hacks For Outsmarting Stores and Restaurants

It's the holidays and everyone is trying to take that cash you worked hard doing unsavory back-alley antics to get. Fortunately, we here at Cracked love you and are happy to help you keep that dirty money.

We asked our readers for some tips and tricks to getting the most bang for your buck this holiday season. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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Entry by Scott Laffey

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22 Shopping Hacks For Outsmarting Stores and Restaurants

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22 Shopping Hacks For Outsmarting Stores and Restaurants

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Entry by ClockMaster

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Entry by AM Smiley

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Entry by Scott Laffey

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Entry by ClockMaster

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22 Shopping Hacks For Outsmarting Stores and Restaurants

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Entry by ClockMaster

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Entry by Scott Laffey

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Entry by gingerninja90

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When will you get the best price on toys at Christmas? Black Friday? Cyber Monday? Neither! Many retailers will introduce their most drastic markdowns

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