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  1. mandown

    mandown Poopdeck Repost

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    can we just get rid of the penny? honestly. wtf? round me up or down to the nearest nickle, heck nearest dime.


     

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  2. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    didn't you see Office Space?
     
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    That would lead to bad things for the economy. Even worse that what happened last fall.
     
  4. CrabJoe StretchPants

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    Inspector Gadget is awesome. Pennies aren't.
     
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    mandown Poopdeck Repost

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    what about the cost in time for people at the register to count out the single copper discs of worthlessness, and the fact that i have them jingling around in my pocket all day, only to either wast time counting and rolling them to exchange at the bank, or to pay the 15% Coinstar fee for counting. Bah!
     
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    So your one of those cavemen who still uses cash exclusively?

    Step into the 21st century and get a debit card, or a rewards based credit card :clue:
     
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    I couldn't believe it when I got a shiny new redesigned penny for change the other day. Shocked me more that the Puerto Rican Quarter.
     
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    I hate using my check card for a $2 coffee or $5 convenience store trip. It's mainly since I keep close records in my checkbook, and use my CCs for gas/major purchases. You could make the argument of online banking to check expenditures, but I've had ****ty luck relying on that (transactions being posted LONG after I've forgotten about them).

    I'd rather take out $100 for the week and be done with transactions that require balancing my checkbook. Overall it's easier.
     
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    Joe, they just mess w/ you because when you opened your account you crabwalked up to the teller.




    Also, just because the cashier gives you pennies with your change doesn't mean you have to take them. They put those little dishes there for exactly this reason.
     
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    RUFUS e-douche of the year

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    Who the f*** still balances a checkbook??? Are you 90?

    Get a debit card, use it sparingly and remember what you purchased. I do that and it works just fine with my terrible memory.
     
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    Westy the teste

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    Poop Deck Edgar. I laugh every time I see it.
     
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    They have machines that do that nowadays.
     
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    first, i don't use cash "exclusively" and in fact tend toward electronic transactions. however, i hate having these stupid coins pile up which i can't use for feeding the parking meter. fie!

    i know they have machines to calculate the amount, but some monkey still needs to open the register and count em and hand em to you (yes, i know some stores do have machines that puke out change, but mostly just grocery stores).
     
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    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Man... you must trust the banks more than I do. :p
     
  18. Nick

    Nick My name is Nick

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    Remember what they say about a fool and his money ....

    they were lucky to get together in the first place.
     
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    the cost of jamming someone in a room will increase tenfold if the penny is eliminated.
     
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    I don't trust banks at all, I trust myself using the debit card for a few purchases a week, not small amounts such as a few bucks as those are wants and not needs anyways and regularly check my online bank statement for discrepancies. I don't drink soda anymore so that took a huge part of my overuse of my debit card right there.

    Cash is easier to go into a gas station and buy a few junk items that you don't need since you don't feel like an idiot making a $1.59 purchase on a debit card.

    Be smart about your spending and you don't have to worry about any of the other crap.
     
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    Ding ding! We have a winner.

    And people wonder why the US economy collapsed :think:
     
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    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    I just put everything on a credit card. You know they're floating you the money for 30 days, right? :p
     
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    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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    ummmm....this really isn't a public service announcement.
     
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    I made the mistake of having a credit card. About 6 more months of paying off and no more of those f'ing things.
     
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    What would I do with all my ass pennies then?
     
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    mandown Poopdeck Repost

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    you don't need to go to dimes. you could always buy a box o shims.
     
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    Oh hell yeah.....the ass pennies video. Good call, my friend. :thumb:
     
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    ......

    ......




    .....:rofl:
     
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    i looked for that on u-toob....not work safe yeah.
     
  30. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Sounds like you're not very smart about your spending. ;)
     
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    you're surprised that a video about something called "ass pennies" is not work safe? :rolleyes:
     
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    Sandwich Pig my fish!
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    Hey, i just figured the first one to show up would be the ICB sketch...not bikini ass 9000.
     
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    :rofl: There are worse things at work than the fear of ass pennies.
     
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    mooseknuckle pennies?
     
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    Secret Squirrel There is no Justice!

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    nah...mooseknuckle susan b. anthony's...
     
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    From 2008

    2009

    Penny Free!
     
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    you can't hate on the penny when you are at a minimart and you are one penny short, and you just take a penny.
     
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    Australia got rid of 1 and 2 cent bits years ago. The 5 cent bit is up for the chop soon too I believe. We managed to get through that difficult time thanks to our faith in the Lord Jesus Lizard.
     
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    i thought he got the crabwalking lessons for opening the account