13 cheap things that are better than the expensive version

The saying goes that you get what you pay for, but there are certain items that go some way to disproving that long-held belief.

From custard to comedy, a Twitter conversation started by playwright Lucy Prebble prompted people to suggest things that are better cheap than expensive – here are 12 of the best.


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4 and 5.

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Hungry Tortilla Chips GIF by CBS - Find & Share on GIPHY


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10 and 11.

We Cant Stop Music Video GIF by Vevo - Find & Share on GIPHY


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Save your money everyone!

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