Tell Us Now: What Purchase Positively Affected Your Life?

We live in a consumerist society so we're always looking for that one magic product that will change our lives. We took to Facebook to ask Cracked readers, “What inexpensive purchase positively changed your life?" Here are 19 responses, from readers like you. 

Note: Prices mentioned are an estimate and not a reflection of the product in the photo.

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TELL US NOW. TOILET STOOL $25 90 35 Intestine is pinched The healthier way to sit and blocked in the toilet. Eli S. shares, love my squatty potty. I have IBS and the promise of better poos seemed impossible...l but I'm preaching the gospel of speedier boombooms.

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TELL US NOW. RICE COOKER $25 Grayden D. says, 25 bucks and never have to worry about it again. Comes out beautiful every time. CRACKED.COM

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TELL US NOW. PEANUTS IN BULK $15 Gabriele W. shares, A big bag of peanuts. So can sit on my porch with a drink, a ioint, listen to some good music, and feed the multiple squirrels chipmunks and raccoons that live in my backyard.

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TELL US NOW. NINTENDO EMULATOR $20 SUPCR MARIO BROS. FTT Jacki E. says, Teaching my 5-year-old to play Mario has been priceless. CRACKED.COM

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TELL US NOW. MENSTRUAL CUP $30 Catia S. shares, For the same price of approximately 3 packages of tampons (that used to last 3-4 months) you can get this amazing product with a life cycle of 10 years. Much more hygienic, less prone to infections. REAL LIFE CHANGER. CRACKED.COM

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TELL US NOW. GPS $75 Rebecca B. says, Back in the day when all you had was MapQuest, my anxiety would be through the roof trying to find any place. GPS has totally changed my life.

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TELL US NOW. FOOD PROCESSOR $50 David R. says, I can't do anything with veggies, because I'm lazy. But having a machine that cuts them into bits adds a lot of flavor and healthiness to some crappy food.

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TELL US NOW. FLOWER BULBS Lisa S. says, Daffodil and crocus bulbs. They are cheap AF, herald spring, and are so cheery! They come back every year and multiply like crazy, so every year you have more of them!

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TELL US NOW. ELECTRIC FABRIC SHAVER $20 Amy J. says, I bought an electric fabric shaver, it cuts pilling off of my clothes sO everything looks better for longer. Great for knits.

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TELL US NOW. COOKING TONGS $15 Mario B. says, It's so much easier to turn over fish sticks or nuggets in the frying pan, and picking them up for serving.

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TELL US NOW. CONCERT TICKETS $50 CNTR DODR 16 ADUL 57 CNTR 1 15 ADULT 96.00 JF57 N.Y. DOOR 9600 N.Y. CNTR --CONCERT-- DOOR 1-6 SEOTION 77PN2 CNTR LIVE 90053 1 15 MUSIC SPECIAL 44683 44683 EVENT 1 FRIDAY FRI BPM 8PM 96.00 15 NO REFUND NO EXCHANGE Adam

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TELL US NOW. COCONUT OIL $10 Maria B. says, Not only does it smell amazing, but I can cook with it, spread it on foods, put it in smoothies, use it as a shaving cream substitute, face mask, hair mask and all-around body moisturizer. I can also use it on

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TELL US NOW. CHARCOAL CHIMNEY STARTER $20 Sam E. tells US, I'm far from what one would call a, 'Grill Master,' and would rely on the ol spray-light-repeat method to get my fire going. This thing takes paper and a match or two, and in less than 10 minutes I'm

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TELL US NOW. BUTTER MILL $15 Michael G. raves, This allows you to use butter that would otherwise be unspreadable on toast because of its cold temperature. It's great for kids because they find it fun to use and they don't need a knife. It also saves on mess. CRACKED.COM

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TELL US NOW. QUALITY BRAS Robin M. shares, The difference between a $20 bra and a $40 one is unbelievable when you're an F-cup. I'll never go back.

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TELL US NOW. BLUETOOTH SPEAKER $15 Robert C. tells US, My car stereo has been broken for the last couple of years, and I didn't want to spend the money to get it fixed. So 0I bought a $15 bluetooth speaker and paired it to my phone, and it's been

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TELL US NOW. TOILET SEAT BIDET $50 S5 ROAT d + SOFT RUAR REAR PRESSURE STOP Russell J. tell US, $49 and ten minutes installation and my poor old butt has never been cleaner! Let the firehose do your dirty work! CRACKED.COM

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TELL US NOW. AVACADO SLICER $10 Jenny L. tells US, I thought it would be stupid, O thought 0 would never use it, but I was WRONG! Yes, I'm an elder millennial. Yes, I love a good avocado toast. This beauty saved me countless times from cut palms, dashed hopes,

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TELL US NOW. AIR FRYER $50 Caine L. shares, If I'm ever down, boom, guilt-free spring rolls. Kids getting on my nerves, boom, chicken nuggets, and I get to feel like a good parent. Honestly when I bought it on special I had no idea how much I would appreciate