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Sep 23, 2008 10:30 AM CST Design changes unveiled for Lincoln penny
fireliter
fireliterfireliterAllen Park, Michigan USA635 Threads 17 Polls 7,934 Posts
now heres a worthy expenditure of our nations fundsrolling on the floor laughing

not sure what the total cost of this is going to be...

but seriously changing the design of the penny....

has U. S. counterfeiting become this wide spread where even our penny is not safe from forgery?
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Sep 23, 2008 5:36 PM CST Design changes unveiled for Lincoln penny
shipoker58
shipoker58shipoker58Las Vegas, Nevada USA35 Threads 4,332 Posts
you are right...a total waste of time and money!! There are homeless, unemployed people. gas shortages and food shortages, medical issues and insurance issues. I am not surprised our leaders have opted for concern over the penny
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Sep 23, 2008 5:38 PM CST Design changes unveiled for Lincoln penny
dazzling_dave
dazzling_davedazzling_daveWaynesboro, Virginia USA7 Threads 2,686 Posts
It was the very least that they could do to justify their fat salaries, and explain where a chunk of our tax dollars went.
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Sep 23, 2008 5:38 PM CST Design changes unveiled for Lincoln penny
Indyfella
IndyfellaIndyfellaindianapolis, Indiana USA230 Threads 9 Polls 27,698 Posts
When it costs 1.6 cents to make a penny...I say let them have at it.... laugh
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Sep 23, 2008 5:50 PM CST Design changes unveiled for Lincoln penny
jpunk
jpunkjpunkEdinburgh, Lothian, Scotland UK55 Threads 8 Polls 2,879 Posts
U.S $1 = 100cents
U.K £1 = 100pence (pennys)

You have pennys? I'm confused! dunno confused please explain someone!
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Sep 23, 2008 6:00 PM CST Design changes unveiled for Lincoln penny
Indyfella: When it costs 1.6 cents to make a penny...I say let them have at it....
What's the use of doing it if it'd cost less than a Penny?rolling on the floor laughing
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Sep 23, 2008 6:14 PM CST Design changes unveiled for Lincoln penny
Indyfella
IndyfellaIndyfellaindianapolis, Indiana USA230 Threads 9 Polls 27,698 Posts
Conrad73: What's the use of doing it if it'd cost less than a Penny?


Point well taken. professor laugh



Speaking to the larger point being made...this is one of many reasons I have little, if any faith in government.


Ask an American Indian if you can trust the Federal Government. doh
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Sep 23, 2008 6:16 PM CST Design changes unveiled for Lincoln penny
Hugz_n_Kissez
Hugz_n_KissezHugz_n_KissezSomeplace, Ontario Canada82 Threads 3 Polls 34,865 Posts
jpunk: U.S $1 = 100cents
U.K £1 = 100pence (pennys)

You have pennys? I'm confused! please explain someone!



A penny is a cent....wave wink hug teddybear hug bouquet
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Sep 23, 2008 6:18 PM CST Design changes unveiled for Lincoln penny
Indyfella
IndyfellaIndyfellaindianapolis, Indiana USA230 Threads 9 Polls 27,698 Posts
Hugz_n_Kissez: A penny is a cent....



But we have no "cents".....laugh
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Sep 23, 2008 6:25 PM CST Design changes unveiled for Lincoln penny
jpunk
jpunkjpunkEdinburgh, Lothian, Scotland UK55 Threads 8 Polls 2,879 Posts
Er... thanks Hugz, but how can they be the same if it takes 1.6 cents to make a penny?dunno moreconfused

Indy, you're right you don't have "cents"!laugh laugh
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Sep 23, 2008 6:28 PM CST Design changes unveiled for Lincoln penny
mbcasey
mbcaseymbcaseyNorth Myrtle Beach, South Carolina USA78 Threads 7 Polls 21,350 Posts
Out with the penny!!

If it was done away with, about 100 years from now, pennies would go for hundreds on E-Bay!!
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Sep 23, 2008 6:43 PM CST Design changes unveiled for Lincoln penny
Indyfella
IndyfellaIndyfellaindianapolis, Indiana USA230 Threads 9 Polls 27,698 Posts
jpunk: Er... thanks Hugz, but how can they be the same if it takes 1.6 cents to make a penny? more

Indy, you're right you don't have "cents"!
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