Pennies are not even worth what they’re worth. So why do we still make them?
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Even if Ireland had gotten rid of the 1 cent coin, which it didn't, it wouldn't matter. It's still legal currency and Ireland is part of the Euro zone which means you could just pay with Belgian, Portuguese, Greek or what have you Eurocents.
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God I've never commented before but I got to say buddy I love the show and you're great, Avid watch her and I think I've seen every single show but looking back on the penny thing it's my belief and this is just my belief no fat pure fiction but is it true pennies are worthless because every year I see Santa's shake their bells and most of the people I've ever seen but money in her Cal for Penny so I'm just curious do you still stand by that
Dude, the penny is just a part of American culture. $136 mil - $80 million ... call it a $60 mil loss. Totally worth it. For all the jokes, the donations, and the science projects we get out of it ... America's pissed away more for less.
Forgive my ignorance but, as pennies are actual U.S. currency, they are subject to federal laws that protect ALL currency. Has anyone else noticed that the Cutco company sells scissors that, in a example, salesman cut a penny to show its effectiveness? I am asking because my friends were reps for the company after high school and I wonder... Are my friends Felons??
Australia dropped the penny and went with the 2cent piece. So change the valuation of the penny to equal 2 cents. Old pennies are now worthless. There is a limited by back period and then they are not wanted. Only the new pennines 2019 are now legal currency. Abe still can be shown...nothing has changed much except its value.
Pennies do have a value, say like when the battery cable clamp is not tight enough, just hammer in a penny to fill the gap and it is tight again.
If they get rid of the penny
. If something costs 13 or 14 cents. You pay 15. If it costs 11 or 12 cents you pay ten cents. This is done at military bases like MCAS Futenma in Okinawa Japan . Works great!
Also in Ireland when we got rid of one pound notes and replaced them with coins, the coins were so similar to the old big pennies they would work in cigarette machines which was great cos my ma had loads of them!!
What's the manufacturing cost for our other currency? It seems like the cost of printing $50 and $100 bills has to about the same as printing $1s; it evens out. Besides, none of it has any real value and we're only going to become more fucked unless American citizens vote.
Brazil has gotten rid of its equivalent of the penny but most stores tend to round up in their own favor. This whole idea seems to say something about inflation. John should do an episode on inflation if he hasn't already...
Problem with getting rid of the penny is that you are taking the business away from someone. The only reason they are in circulation is because it gives the zinc industry money. Pretty much like all useless things.
Around the year this was aired, I with many others in my class in India received from a teacher of us who returned from us after a short stay a gift of a penny for everyone in the class, we quickly did the maths and found out its worth 1.2 rs and were thinking, holy shit he gave us real money and its not even from this continent. Today after watching this show, I may have changed my mind.
The only time I see pennies anymore are when Americans come into the fast food place I work at (I'm Canadian) and they try to give them to me. Like yeah no thanks I don't want your usless change. It's also kinda an unintentional fuck you when they leave them in the tip jar. 😂
Actually the charity argument is not even true, here in the Netherlands and other countries have already just stopped making pennies and the amount of money given to charity has not dropped at all. Also the 100 million dollars a year he is talking about would mean that every American would have to donate about 30 pennies a year, including every baby, child and everyone living in poverty...
All of our coins are annoying and worthless. It's from a long ago era when coins actually had some purchasing power. Completely get rid of them or keep just the quarter. Round everything to the nearest quarter. Simple. And no more ridiculous pricing like $2.99. We all know that's THREE FRIGGIN DOLLARS, so you're not fooling anyone.
I once made a glider out of Styrofoam boards I found lying around my house. The center of mass was a little bit behind the lift, so to balance it I used a few pennies.
Got the glider to nose down a little bit, but the wings were utter shit to begin with and just didn't work. Thanks, US currency.
I clean a big-box store, I usually find one to as many as 7 or 8 pennies (a few nickels and dimes too) every day. Beings as I work 6 days a week . . . they go in a jar on my desk. They add up and have been that last bit needed for gas on the last day before payday. Paycheck to paycheck people know how that is.
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