Once You Have Money, You Develop a Taste for These 7 Things

July 9, 2022

Money comes and goes. If you already have it, you probably know what’s eating all your money. But if you don’t, here’s a heads up on the things you’ll suddenly start liking once you have money.

Eating takeout

Suddenly, cooking your own food will become annoying. I mean, why should it take you 30 minutes to cook food you’ll eat in five minutes when you can just order food and watch Netflix while you wait.

Using “Do you know who I am?” in arguments

Seriously, how can they not know who you are?

A bottle of Berry Blast after every meal

“Oversized drinks are the first sign of wealth.” – Lord Lugard, 2022

Instagram vendors

Your saved posts on Instagram start getting more attention. Not because you’re still window-shopping, but because you’re now considering which one to buy first.


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Lagos nightlife

You probably thought you were introverted, but here you are balling at 3 a.m., thinking about what you’ll do when this money finishes.

Taking Uber rides everywhere

You realise you’re made for the soft life, so you take Uber rides everywhere you need to go. You can’t come and die just to get to the other side of town. Even though you’ll still get caught up in traffic, at least you won’t be doing it while sweating in a bus.

Eating suya in the afternoon

It’s not your business that suya was made for darkness. That’s the story we tell the masses. You’re bougie now, so suya curfews aren’t for you anymore.


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