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Stilgar 03-29-2012 05:48 PM

Canada to scrap the penny!
 
About Freaking Time!!


Should get rid of the nickel and dime too!

Canuck 03-29-2012 05:51 PM

But then they wouldn't be able to "nickel and dime" us anymore...

Agglet 03-29-2012 05:54 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Canuck (Post 2280546)
But then they wouldn't be able to "nickel and dime" us anymore...

They'll find a way maybe "$5 and $10" us.

Chaz 03-29-2012 05:54 PM

About time, yes.

However, my money is on them rounding UP to the closet $0.05.
And what about gas prices? I see this giving them an excuse to rasie them even more.

will 03-29-2012 06:03 PM

Really? am I the only one that feels elated when I find a penny on the ground and says :take:

Hawkeye20 03-29-2012 06:08 PM

...........................why?

Disco 03-29-2012 06:16 PM

There should be more than enough pennies in circulation right now to last us till way past I'm dead. The ceasing of producing new pennies is fine with me.

I've actually got 12, 140 round pods filled to the brim with pennies in a closet right now. ....I'm good!

DarkStar 03-29-2012 06:26 PM

This guy got the memo, but got it wrong

Loonie scene, seen: millions in Canadian coins, candy spill after crash

kynan 03-29-2012 06:36 PM

Awesome!

I HATE pennies.

They always seem to gather on my table and dresser. Whenever I try to grab something off the table, there is a little avalanche of pennies. They are just annoying. Especially when you get that one person (typically senior citizen, but I'll try not to stereotype) who decides to pay in pennies and slowly counts them while there is a massive lineup behind them.

Its about time :canada:

Toad 03-29-2012 06:45 PM

No more penny hockey! What I am I going to play at lunch now? We even had a league made.


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