The 7 - Random - Cleaning soda-soaked coins
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bradbice Chorizo Level: 27 Posts: 112/142 EXP: 114934 For next: 1226 Since: 2.1.02 From: MI Since last post: 545 days Last activity: 2 days # 1 Posted on 24.5.05 1208.02 Reposted on: 24.5.12 1215.20 I'm cleaning out my car and found that my cup holders, which also serve as my extra change holders, are full of soda-soaked coins. Now, I'd like to use that money someday so does anyone know of a good way to clean those coins? I'd like to just soak them all in something if I can. It's not worth rubbing each coin with alcohol or something. Promote this thread!
waffleking Pickled pork Level: 30 Posts: 143/185 EXP: 165786 For next: 85 Since: 2.10.02 From: Missouri Since last post: 2765 days Last activity: 454 days # 2 Posted on 24.5.05 1214.41 Reposted on: 24.5.12 1215.21 I use water.
bradbice Chorizo Level: 27 Posts: 113/142 EXP: 114934 For next: 1226 Since: 2.1.02 From: MI Since last post: 545 days Last activity: 2 days # 3 Posted on 24.5.05 1216.26 Reposted on: 24.5.12 1216.29 What is this..."water"? But seriously, just water will work?
StaggerLee Scrapple Level: 140 Posts: 2500/6258 EXP: 32612673 For next: 673814 Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 7 days Last activity: 10 hours # 4 Posted on 24.5.05 1231.53 Reposted on: 24.5.12 1245.22 Put them in a cup with some bleach overnight, rinse of the next day, and you have non sticky legal tender!
cranlsn Liverwurst Level: 69 Posts: 694/1205 EXP: 2818248 For next: 51510 Since: 18.3.02 From: Sussex, WI Since last post: 114 days Last activity: 2 hours # 5 Posted on 24.5.05 1322.59 Reposted on: 24.5.12 1324.40 Water with a little baking soda. Put the coins in shake it up. Let it sit. Maybe give it a shake when you walk past it. Should be good to go in a day or so.
estragand Summer sausage Level: 45 Posts: 343/439 EXP: 613375 For next: 46794 Since: 18.6.02 Since last post: 2492 days Last activity: 2492 days
AIM: # 6 Posted on 24.5.05 1447.03 Reposted on: 24.5.12 1449.14 Squirting a dab of Taco Bell Hot Sauce on your coins really cleans out the deep grime. Let it sit for about 30 seconds, then wipe away. Seriously.
samoflange Lap cheong Level: 80 Posts: 374/1786 EXP: 4673009 For next: 109980 Since: 22.2.04 From: Cambridge, MA Since last post: 308 days Last activity: 301 days # 7 Posted on 24.5.05 1506.26 Reposted on: 24.5.12 1515.44 Originally posted by estragand Squirting a dab of Taco Bell Hot Sauce on your coins really cleans out the deep grime. Let it sit for about 30 seconds, then wipe away. Seriously. Or anything with vinegar and salt in it.
Oliver Scrapple Level: 126 Posts: 1281/4918 EXP: 22994173 For next: 89994 Since: 20.6.02 From: #YEG Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 2 hours # 8 Posted on 24.5.05 1704.18 Reposted on: 24.5.12 1711.49 I usually stick to a mix of soda water and laudnry detergent. Works wonders for my coinage.
Jobberman Kishke Level: 44 Posts: 306/426 EXP: 597255 For next: 14034 Since: 2.1.02 From: West Palm Beach, FL Since last post: 19 days Last activity: 17 days # 9 Posted on 25.5.05 0810.32 Reposted on: 25.5.12 0814.54 I got the same thing, but it is from coffee, not soda. I basically have 1 large useless clump of coins. They are mainly pennies so I never take the time to clean them.
Oliver Scrapple Level: 126 Posts: 1289/4918 EXP: 22994173 For next: 89994 Since: 20.6.02 From: #YEG Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 2 hours # 10 Posted on 25.5.05 0945.06 Reposted on: 25.5.12 0945.15 hehehe...I throw those into fountains in the local mall :-) For the most part, I hate pennies ;-D Originally posted by Jobberman I got the same thing, but it is from coffee, not soda. I basically have 1 large useless clump of coins. They are mainly pennies so I never take the time to clean them.
puffdyw Longanisa Level: 14 Posts: 22/32 EXP: 10568 For next: 2503 Since: 21.4.05 From: California Since last post: 2360 days Last activity: 2360 days
AIM: # 11 Posted on 25.5.05 1517.26 Reposted on: 25.5.12 1529.01 This is going to sound totally stupid but trust me, it works...Soak the coins in soda overnight, then rinse them off in water the next day. It sounds retarted cause soda is the problem, but it works...
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