If you own a printer, then you know just as well as I do how expensive the printer ink can get. Instead of having to worry about selling an arm or a leg to afford the cost of an ink refill, consider taking your job to one of your local printing companies. They can do rush printing, wide format, large format, even banner printing, without the extra toil and trouble of the dollar-suck that is your home printer. As if you needed the proof, here are just a few things that are less expensive than printer ink.
Human blood – In fact, ink costs almost twice as much as actual blood. The life-force of all mankind, the stuff we would all die without, is half the price of HP black ink. I don’t know how that makes sense.
Penicillin – Medicine! Again, something we could not live without, nearly one seventh the cost of printer ink. Only one of these things fights bacterial infections, last time I checked.
Vodka – Now, there’s something completely different to be said about Vodka being even cheaper then penicillin… but still. Imagine if a shot of vodka cost you anywhere from $50 to $100. That’s kind of what it’s like buying printer ink. (Aka, ridiculous.)
Champagne – Per ounce, the most pricey printer inks are even more costly than a finely aged champagne. Next time you have a special someone over, light some candles and pop open a romantic cartridge of Cyan Number 50. Which leads us to…
Chanel no.5 – One of the most timeless (and expensive) perfumes of all time will still cost you less per ounce than the average printer’s ink. Imagine putting a dab of that sticky black liquid gold behind your ears every morning. Well, you might as well be doing just that, because it’s the same idea.
Lots of people are discovering that it’s cheaper to buy a new printer than to keep buying the ink refill cartridges. But don’t despair. Avoid the process altogether by visiting your local printing companies. They’ll get the job done, and with the money you save, you can go get some Chanel no.5. Or blood. I won’t tell you how to spend your money. See this link for more references.