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    Re: New Penny Designs Unveiled

    So that is what my 401k will be paying me with. Nice to know.

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    Re: New Penny Designs Unveiled

    Why do we still have the penny?


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    Re: New Penny Designs Unveiled

    why redesign the penny? are we really worried about counterfeiting pennies?? How much was spent on the new designs?



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    Re: New Penny Designs Unveiled

    Great, we'll just keep making a coin that costs .017 to manufacture but is only worth .01.

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    Re: New Penny Designs Unveiled

    The military needs to design a penny gun, that way we can impale the enemy with a little bit of USA!


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    Re: New Penny Designs Unveiled

    Quote Originally Posted by zach View Post
    Great, we'll just keep making a coin that costs .017 to manufacture but is only worth .01.

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    I honestly don't understand why it's still made. There was nothing smaller than .05 cents when I was in Aus, and they had 1 and 2 dollar coins instead of the 1 dollar bill.



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    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    I honestly don't understand why it's still made. There was nothing smaller than .05 cents when I was in Aus, and they had 1 and 2 dollar coins instead of the 1 dollar bill.

    How does one place a $1 coin into a thong?



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    Re: New Penny Designs Unveiled

    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    I honestly don't understand why it's still made. There was nothing smaller than .05 cents when I was in Aus, and they had 1 and 2 dollar coins instead of the 1 dollar bill.
    I loved the 2 pound coins (roughly $4 us) in London. I would love people to use $1 and $5 coins here.


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    Re: New Penny Designs Unveiled

    Quote Originally Posted by Cybone View Post
    How does one place a $1 coin into a thong?
    Well played. Making it rain Pac-Man Jones style could be painful.



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    Re: New Penny Designs Unveiled

    We tried $1 coins and they were not well received.


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    Re: New Penny Designs Unveiled

    Quote Originally Posted by Cybone View Post
    How does one place a $1 coin into a thong?
    Deposit coin into slot.


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    Re: New Penny Designs Unveiled

    Quote Originally Posted by djkent01 View Post
    Deposit coin into slot.
    Run like hell if you get change back


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    Re: New Penny Designs Unveiled

    Quote Originally Posted by Bubbahotep View Post
    Why do we still have the penny?

    What else are teenagers going to throw at bums?



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    Re: New Penny Designs Unveiled

    I'm sick of the redesigns, although it is a brilliant way to make people take money out of circulation for collection purposes, I guess.

    I would like to see the penny end. We have Lincoln on the $5 bill, so it isn't like he won't be represented.



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