Good-bye Penny

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  1. WickedLiquid

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    So in Canada we have gotten rid of the Penny and now the lowest coin you can carry in your pocket is the nickel. So if something costs $5.31 it will now cost $5.35. Bullshit right?

    So my question is what do I do with all my pennies? Save them and hope that one day hundreds of years from now my future generations will make a profit off them? Or chuck them off the CN tower?
     
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    Um...Everywhere else that doesn't have pennies either rounds up OR down....IE $5.31 would be $5.30
     
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    actually, sir, if it's 5.31, or 5.32 you pay 5.30. if its 5.33 or 5.34 you pay 5.35.

    edit: damn GL beat me to it, and he isnt even canadian?
     
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    save a bunch polish em up put em in a bucket and pass them down from kids to grand kids etc. they'll be worth something some day, no doubt.
     
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    Highly doubtful.
     
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    Everywhere so far has rounded UP, My $1.47 coffee this morning was $1.50 and my $10.21 Subway combo for lunch was $10.25. So yeah, don't believe these lies!
     
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    If the penny was worth getting rid of in the first place, then people should be rounding down.
     
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    Honestly though, it's time that the US even gets rid of the penny.
     
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    Im talking hundreds and hundreds of years here.
     
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    I

    I never pay with cash but the only experience i had so far was with the culligan man and he rounded down.

    Edit: sorry dont like double quoting on my phone
     
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    There's a liquor store near my house that always rounds down to the nearest .10
     
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    They'll be marching in the streets if they ever try to pull this bullshit off in Texas.
     
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    Didn't your law people make that illegal when they did this?

    Because here in Australia you can put $15.02 of fuel in your car and hand over $15 cash. Those 2 cents make all the difference.


    The pennies should now also not be legal tender, so you should be able to melt a bunch down and sell the metal, right?
    I know US pennies are worth more in metal than their actual value, thus it's illegal to melt them down.
     
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    Cash is for drug dealers and hookers.
     
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    PUt 'em all in a sock and hit your friends with it!
     
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  18. Green_Lantern

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    I've been waiting for someone to link his other penny video....either way I love CGPGrey.
     
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