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.


Bacon GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY


Hungry Feed Me GIF by Samm Henshaw - Find & Share on GIPHY


Matthew Perry Happy Dance GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY

4 and 5.

Excited Episode 8 GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY


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


Excited Premier League GIF by Liverpool FC - Find & Share on GIPHY


Fried Chicken GIF by MacArthur Foundation - Find & Share on GIPHY


Mr Burns Ketchup GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY

10 and 11.

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


Food Network Canada GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY


Gilmore Girls Lol GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY

Save your money everyone!

- Press Association

More on this topic

Home Secretary vows to prevent return of Britons who join IS

Airbus to end production of A380 superjumbo jet

Murdered child-killer stabbed 'unknown amount of times'

Premier Inn owner to return £2.5bn to investors and slash costs

More in this Section

Boy, six, bought roses for every female in his town for Valentine’s Day

UK’s largest collection of witches’ marks discovered in caves

Snow sport enthusiasts test ski slope above incineration plant in Denmark

This Meath singer is singing about KFC and AliExpress and people are loving it


Alexa Chung’s London Fashion Week show was all about female empowerment

More From The Irish Examiner