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Zeruel
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#21 Posted on 24.6.02 1941.20
Reposted on: 24.6.09 1946.01

    Originally posted by Fuzzy Logic
    Then they should put good ol' George Washington on the dollar coin, if they're really serious about having that instead of the bill that is. The maybe, just maybe, it too will become a national symbol. Then 1 dollar bills become something of a collectors' item (or just something that's cool to have cause they ain't made any more).

    But I live in a country that made it's 1 dollar coin a national symbol and always, always refers to it as the loonie. Which leads to the greatest line on any financial report on the news "The Loonie dropped in value today..."



nah....people hate the coin because it's heavier....yeah they last longer and would make more sense, but as long as we have a choice [and if congress took away our choice there would be a backlash] the masses will take the lighter paper over the heavy coin...
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#22 Posted on 30.6.02 0257.21
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It's all just as well... coins jingle in your pockets. Plus, they make my wallet far too big.

How does one carry a lot of coins around without having to carry a “change purse”?
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#23 Posted on 30.6.02 0904.45
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Being currently in Spain, where they use such things, I have to give my vote for having dollar or €), and even two dollar coins. The sole reason is that then you don´t have to worry if your dollar will keep getting rejected by the vending machines (maybe if I just smooth the cornerns a little more...Damnit! Maybe put it in the other way...). That´s such a pain in the ass.
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#24 Posted on 1.7.02 0649.32
Reposted on: 1.7.09 0653.41

    Originally posted by Fuzzy Logic
    Then they should put good ol' George Washington on the dollar coin, if they're really serious about having that instead of the bill that is. The maybe, just maybe, it too will become a national symbol. Then 1 dollar bills become something of a collectors' item (or just something that's cool to have cause they ain't made any more).

    But I live in a country that made it's 1 dollar coin a national symbol and always, always refers to it as the loonie. Which leads to the greatest line on any financial report on the news "The Loonie dropped in value today..."



He's on our Quarter already. and it would fuck people up all kinds to replace him.
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