Frugality is an important lesson to learn, but there is certainly a point where it becomes ridiculous. Over at Consumerist, there is a great roundup of the 16 most over-the-top tales of frugal fathers. To be fair, some aren't nearly as bad as others, but when your dad is the type to have "hooked up the tv to an exercise bike so that we kids had to peddle to watch our cartoons. TV lost its charm quickly and we went outside to play," you know your pop may have crossed the line -of course, that is a great way to get your kids to exercise.
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