what is a fast way to make some money without a job?


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media1237 years ago
Go Dumpster Diving where there aren't any "No Trespassing" signs. You can find electronics, toys, useable merchandise for nothing. Then, have a yardsale and sell the freebies for cash.
legionlabs7 years ago
Go to grad school. Choose a subject DARPA likes.

This has the added benefit of eventually giving you a PhD, possibly making you unemployable forever! Don't worry, it also lets you continue this strategy; you can be a post-doc forever.

If you're lucky, you can even become a tenured professor!
acidbass7 years ago
 why? arent you creative enough.......................lol
CRClark616 (author)  acidbass7 years ago
i wish lol

p.s. nice bass how long have you been playing
 lol three years
blkhawk7 years ago
Work as a gigolo? Male prostitute?
CRClark616 (author)  blkhawk7 years ago
i dont think the gf would like that that much lol
nepheron7 years ago
 Hmm...some kind of thievery!
Become a mysterious pickpocket!
CRClark616 (author)  nepheron7 years ago
i like it i will try it out lol
iPodGuy7 years ago
Begin a life of crime?
orksecurity7 years ago
Actually, the fastest way to have more money without working is to cut out spending on inessentials. Pick your priorities. Reduce your outlay by buck a day and you've got $365 by year's end... plus a bit of interest, if you're putting it in a bank,.
Re-design7 years ago
Play an instrument on the corner with a tip jar.

If you're good they'll reward you.  If you're bad they'll feel sorry for you and give you something just to go away.
 The essence of a musician, we get payed either way.
Yeah, I don't like the middle part, where you're not bad enough to get paid to go away and not good enough to get paid to stay.
Cue the Marx Brothers routine....

"And how much do you get for not rehearsing?"
"You couldn't afford it."
Sell plasma.
,,,, preferably as defined in physics rather than biology.

(Many areas of the country are no longer willing to accept paid blood donors; too many of the desperate are also ill.)
Darn. There goes my fallback plan....
jeff-o7 years ago
Win the lottery.

Oh, you mean for real?  Get a job!  Or are you too young to be hired?
solpredator7 years ago
Start your own business.  Over a decade ago I was in a slump about receiving an unfair pay cut and started my own consultancy in computer support with local businesses and home users.
And no matter where you live, home users will cycle through computer repairers until they find one they love.  This helped me through a tough spot for 2 years before finally selling my business to a local competitor. ;)
Jayefuu7 years ago
Now is the right time to start sowing tomato seeds. In a few weeks you'll be able to plant squashes, marrows and courgettes. You could buy a pack of tomato seeds, aubergine, courgette and squash seeds. $10 for all. Sow them in trays, pot them up when they're bigger and then sell them in your neighbourhood.
orksecurity7 years ago
Create a job. The idea of busking with an instrument is a good one, if you're in an area which has enough of a population to support it and if you have any skill at all (it's also a great excuse to practice in public). Gather and redeem recyclables (though in my area the elderly folks doing this seem to already be scavenging everything possible.)  Contact a temp agency, if you have any useful skills (or even if you don't; they may be able to place you as a security guard or something else which doesn't require much more than that you be trustworthy and conscious.)

Money is value. To get value, you have to create and give value to someone else.
acidbass7 years ago
 ebay craigslist steal do odd jobs temp jobs artist recycle aluminum or other metals 
frollard7 years ago

Sell drugs.


As Raving suggests:  Sell body parts/"consumables".

*I do not recommend or condone these activities --  but they have the highest chance of success.

You are asking for something 'for' nothing.  Like the laws of thermodynamics  and newton's laws - you simply aren't going to poof money into existence without effort.

Yes you could win the lottery, but remember the lottery is a tax on the foolish.  Play it long enough and you'll lose 2x as much as you win.  It's okay if you don't believe me, because I don't care :-)