Dear 100 Hour Board,
Which two would you pick?
-Two of Three
What am I getting, dinner on a school night, or heart surgery?
Quality and cheap, probably. And I'll make that a blanket statement... dinner on a school night, heart surgery, whatever. Maybe this will change when I'm less poor.
Dear Book of Three,
That's so funny you think I ever have the choice of two out of three.
Experience would say I always just go for fast, at the expense of my grades and possibly my sanity.
Dear Two out of three ain't bad,
If you can find something quality and cheap or quality and fast, go ahead, but if you can only pick one, pick quality. My "Boots" theory of socioeconomic unfairness illustrates why people who can afford to pay for quality actually save money in the long run. You can buy an okay pair of boots for ten dollars that will last a season or two, or you can buy a really good pair of leather boots for fifty dollars. After ten years, you've either spent a hundred dollars on cheap boots or fifty dollars on good boots that still do their job just fine.
Quality and quality, every time.