Yet another attempt at getting us to carry dollar coins...

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Do You Prefer The Dollar Coin?

Yes! They Are Better Than The Dollar Bill.
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No! I Prefer The Greenback Dollar.
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No! We Should Do Away With Cash Altogether.
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No! We Should Just Adopt The Euro And Be Done With It.
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Yet another attempt at getting us to carry dollar coins...

Postby Shapley » Thu Feb 15, 2007 12:21 pm

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Postby Trumpetmaster » Thu Feb 15, 2007 12:27 pm

I know my dad will start purchasing mint sets and "Collect" these dollars....

good grief.........
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Postby Shapley » Thu Feb 15, 2007 12:37 pm

If they're really serious about replacing the dollar bill, then they need to just stop printing them and make us use coins.

As long as we have a choice, we're going to stick with the greater convenience the bill offers us. We men in particular have grown accustomed to the billfold or wallet over the coin purse or pouch.

Surely if it were the cost savings they were concerned with, having a single design would surely save us an additional few million.

Also, since we are forbidden from having living persons depicted on our coinage, will Bush I, Clinton, Bush II, and Rudy possibly have their coinage release delayed until their death, or are we anticipating a change of the rules?

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Postby Trumpetmaster » Thu Feb 15, 2007 12:40 pm

Shapley wrote:If they're really serious about replacing the dollar bill, then they need to just stop printing them and make us use coins.

Also, since we are forbidden from having living persons depicted on our coinage, will Bush I, Clinton, Bush II, and Rudy possibly have their coinage release delayed until their death, or are we anticipating a change of the rules?

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Aren't they producing 4 coins per year starting with G. Washington?

BTW.... You forgot... Jiimmy.... :wink:
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Postby Serenity » Thu Feb 15, 2007 12:42 pm

....or you can put a chimp on the dollar bill...... :P
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Postby Trumpetmaster » Thu Feb 15, 2007 12:43 pm

Serenity wrote:....or you can put chimp on the dollar bill...... :P




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Postby Shapley » Thu Feb 15, 2007 12:46 pm

RE: Jimmy,

Well, I try to forget him.
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Postby Trumpetmaster » Thu Feb 15, 2007 12:47 pm

Shapley wrote:RE: Jimmy,

Well, I try to forget him.



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Postby Shapley » Thu Feb 15, 2007 1:17 pm

Aren't they producing 4 coins per year starting with G. Washington?


Yes, so We're about 10 years away from seeing Ronaldus Maxiums on a Coin. :( Unless, that is, they redesign yet another coin, and include him on one. I think the $20 Gold piece would be an excellent choice!

That means that Rudy, even if he does get re-elected in 2012 (and the Mayans are wrong about that end-of-the-world thing), will be out of office as well.

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Postby Selma in Sandy Eggo » Thu Feb 15, 2007 1:22 pm

Shapley wrote:...We're about 10 years away from seeing Ronaldus Maxiums on a Coin...

Ronnie don't need no stinkin' coin. He's got a boat.
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Postby jamiebk » Thu Feb 15, 2007 1:25 pm

Since he has just passed away, I think we need a Gerald Ford "Whip Inflation Now" (WIN) dollar coin. Ironically, the dollar is worth less than half of what it was when he was in office.
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Postby Shapley » Thu Feb 15, 2007 1:27 pm

He's got a boat.


So do Washington and Lincoln, but they still have a coin and a bill each. Now Washington'll have two coins and a bill...

Besides, It's a ship, not a boat! Carter got a boat. (So did Washington.)

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Postby Selma in Sandy Eggo » Thu Feb 15, 2007 1:29 pm

Silly man, it's a boat. Boats float. Ships walk around, eat grass, grow wool. :grin:
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Postby Shapley » Thu Feb 15, 2007 1:35 pm

Silly man, it's a boat. Boats float.


Then Carter didn't even get a boat, since his sinks - on purpose. (Somehow seems kind of fitting... :D )

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Postby Nicole Marie » Thu Feb 15, 2007 1:38 pm

Since the Board will not let me vote for some reason... (stupid Bulletin Board. Oh wait... I work here.) :evil:

I vote for the coin! I find it easier then paper. Get a coin purse - you'll like it! :mrgreen:
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Postby Serenity » Thu Feb 15, 2007 1:43 pm

Whatever happen to the burlap sacks with the $ sign that we saw in cartoons and old westerns? Does some greedy miser have them all?
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Postby Shapley » Thu Feb 15, 2007 1:54 pm

Nicole,

I think we could easily get shed of the $1 bill if they would just stop making them and force us into the coin. Since they say the dollar's only worth about a quarter anyway, it kind of makes sense. I just don't think it'll happen as long as we have a choice between paper and coinage. It could turn around, though, if they'd come out with the right size - bigger than a quarter but smaller than a Kennedy Half (which were never very popular for general circulation, either).

Serenity,

The cowboys always break them open to empty them out, rather than untying them, so they've probably all run out by now. :D

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Postby Serenity » Thu Feb 15, 2007 2:23 pm

A small boy swallowed some coins and was taken to the hospital. When his grandmother called to see how the boy was the nurse said "No change yet". :wink:
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Postby Trumpetmaster » Thu Feb 15, 2007 5:28 pm

Selma in Sandy Eggo wrote:Silly man, it's a boat. Boats float. Ships walk around, eat grass, grow wool. :grin:



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Postby Trumpetmaster » Thu Feb 15, 2007 5:30 pm

Serenity wrote:A small boy swallowed some coins and was taken to the hospital. When his grandmother called to see how the boy was the nurse said "No change yet". :wink:



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