Here Is How Your New, Soon To Be Worthless Money, Will Look Like

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Wed, 04/21/2010 - 10:53 | 310776 Cursive
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Know it is real.

Lulz.  From the Treserve no less!  Hey, its missing a picture of a toilet seat.  It's also missing about 10 zeros.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:00 | 310797 lsbumblebee
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The bell does sort of look like a bed pan.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:23 | 310865 Cursive
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LOL.  Very symbolic.  You know how there's a spider web on the old 20 (haven't looked in a while)?  This is a sign.  The FRB is crapping on our liberties and laughing about it.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 16:33 | 311371 faustian bargain
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Did you notice the "it's" is spelled "its"? i guess they're not big on attending to the details there. I wonder what other errors there are.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 10:53 | 310777 Eally Ucked
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The only thing I know, it will be plastic to discourage all those critics of paper currency.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 10:55 | 310780 Cookie
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It will make great arse wipe...washable and re-usable!!

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:14 | 310838 WaterWings
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Especially with Geithner's name on it.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 10:58 | 310791 glenlloyd
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it will be dispensed in roll form and perforated. the big question is whether it will be moistened with oil to keep from scratching delicate posterior areas.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 10:59 | 310794 Sancho Ponzi
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To ensure long-term value, they should use weed rather than traditional paper/fiber. 

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:41 | 310912 Mont Bleu
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pretty smart comment actually! no one could call it a fiat currency any longer if they did so

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 10:59 | 310796 monsterfiver
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Too many "Supernotes" in circulation?

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:02 | 310802 Fritz
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Who would have thought that Zimbabwe would be a trendsetter?

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:03 | 310803 Eduardo
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WOW very cool ! It looks as good as gold and it restored my faith in Ben Bernanke

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:07 | 310804 jkruffin
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Where is the Hussein $3 bill?  I know they got ink to print that baby!!  LOL


Just think, if I put one Obama $3 bill, with two George $1 bills,  I can rent me a Lincoln from Timmy "Treasury" Geithner for .005% interest.  Sweet!

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:05 | 310807 buzzsaw99
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How am I supposed to wipe my ass with that?

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:08 | 310824 Eally Ucked
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Traditional way, results not guarantied. You can use bidet for final finish.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:24 | 310868 Miss Expectations
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For now you can use Wet $1's.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 13:18 | 311054 buzzsaw99
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Yeah, and when they do away with ones I can scrape myass with those brass plated quarter looking things. Good idea.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:43 | 310913 Pure Evil
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And please remember the sage words of singer Sheryl Crow to only use one Federal Reserve Note to wipe that ass so that you can do your part to help save the environment.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:05 | 310808 Attitude_Check
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Can't have folks counterfitting currency, and passing it on to us 'rubes.  Unless you are the Fed of course!

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:16 | 310841 jkruffin
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Just got off the phone with the FED,  they said they can't make the $3 Obama bill, because they don't have any BLACK ink, all they got is RED!!  LOL

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:16 | 310844 raydevereaux
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what makes ya think we will have any money?  Will GS allow that?

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:17 | 310847 Mae Kadoodie
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Is that Benjamin Franknanke with the Mona Lisa smile?

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:19 | 310848 potatomafia
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Um, what is the point of this new money??  To prevent counterfitors? HA!! 


I am not the least bit worried about my neighbor printing money, but I am pissed about the Federal Reserve/Governmnet.


Know its features, know its real?  WTF is real about it? 

Trying to instill confidence in the sheeple and its disgusting. 


Obey the money masters.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:24 | 310871 Cursive
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There is too much truth in this post.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:45 | 310923 Pure Evil
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They can put all the saftey features on it they want, won't stop the check-out girl at K-Mart from marking it with a black felt tip pen every time you present it to her for payment of store items.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:24 | 310852 Hansel
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This yahoo article says,

"It's part of an effort to stay ahead of counterfeiters as technology becomes more sophisticated and more dollars flow overseas..."

Would the overseas dollars have anything to do with the pallets of money we sent to Iraq? (someone help me out and post the picture)


Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:25 | 310879 DosZap
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"It's part of an effort to stay ahead of counterfeiters as technology becomes more sophisticated and more dollars flow overseas..."

With over two thirds of all US currency already overseas, what's the point?.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:37 | 310901 potatomafia
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"It's part of an effort to stay ahead of counterfeiters as technology becomes more sophisticated and more dollars flow overseas..."


This is a very misleading statement...  They are the counterfeiters, the people are the ones who should decide how to store and exchange their labor/productivity, HELLO!?

All of us at zero already know this, but out in the real world we have a very long uphill battle to change the minds of the majority out there.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 12:11 | 310990 chumbawamba
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All of us at zero already know this...

Do not assume this, you'll be disappointed.

I am Chumbawamba.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 14:04 | 311062 Cognitive Dissonance
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You statement carries so much truth. It is a terrible mistake to assume that two people exposed to the same information will assimilate and regurgitate it in the same manner. We all have the tendency to use what information fits our hopefully ever changing world view and discard the rest because it doesn't "fit".

I talked about this in my article about the consciousness, about the need to hold our world view gently like a butterfly rather than a heavy sack of potatoes, which we must hold tightly. If we are light with our touch, we can quickly and easily let go of our worldview for needed modifications and expansions and then just as easily pick it back up again to be used to further our understanding. We would all be surprised how much we miss/block on a daily basis. Alas, even this idea will be blocked by most.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 23:19 | 312001 Oracle of Kypseli
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CD, the what if.. question comes again.

The US may impose substitution and retiring of the old notes with a deadline. Oh Shit! moment arround the world.

Think of all the problems. How do you explain to your bank about the suitcase with 100k?

Turn all cash into silver and gold now.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 23:29 | 312020 SWRichmond
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That's a recipe for hyperinflation and they know it; all of those bills coming rushing home.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 13:34 | 311092 vanderrook
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Beat me to the obvoius comment: The Feds are the only ones who are counterfeiting...much worse than any [other] gang could...

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 12:04 | 310969 DosZap
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I do not see where that's a viable explanation, since 2/3rds+ of all printed US Currency is OUTSIDE the USA now.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:22 | 310863 Amish Hacker
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Am I just being picky, or should someone at this level of government know the difference between "its" and "it's?"

Doesn't exactly inspire confidence in our financial overlords, not that anybody should be feeling any.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:27 | 310884 dark pools of soros
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no one really cares about grammer/spelling...  and who cares about math either in this economy?

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 22:36 | 311927 Real Estate Geek
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Gotta love that ironic spelling of grammar!

(Sorry, but I couldn't resist.)

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:24 | 310870 crowned
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The government actually has a website called "Money Factory"!!!  At least they aren't trying to hide their intentions. 

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:24 | 310873 crowned
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The government actually has a website called "Money Factory"!!!  At least they aren't trying to hide their intentions. 

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:25 | 310875 crowned
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The government actually has a website called "Money Factory"!!!  At least they aren't trying to hide their intentions. 


Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:50 | 310937 Pure Evil
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Ah, three in a row.

Wonder if I junked you on one of them if it would show up on the other two?


Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:25 | 310877 dark pools of soros
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i'm trading all my gold for these!!!!!

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:45 | 310924 SWRichmond
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This is a recurring PR confidence-building stunt that Treasury does to show people just how "special" their "money" is.  Pure theater.  See not the "message", but the embedded message: "Your money is special!  It's sophisticated!  It's modern!  TRUST IT!"

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:52 | 310944 Pure Evil
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As Sheryl Crow says, one square a day makes the hemmorids go away.

Actually, with a $100 USD, you'd have to cut it in have to save money.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 12:18 | 311011 chumbawamba
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And there you have it.

I love how the $100 is printed in "GOLD"!!!

Oooooooooooh!  I'm mesmerized.  So makes me want to OWN and HOLD Federal Reserve Notes for the power and prestige they will bring to me when the SHTF.

Anyway, this is all for naught, as long as the old $100 bill without all the fancy bullshit is still accepted as legal tender.

And they know this.

This is panic.  Desperation.  Pathetic.

I am Chumbawamba.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 17:01 | 311418 DoChenRollingBearing
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Ahh, it is a nice looking banknote, but now I will be forced to flush out my old ones for gold (and get new FRNs from the bank when available).

Wonder how much longer the OLD $100 bills will be good for.

They saved the best for last.  Wish they did like Europe, printed 500 Euro (for us $) notes, save some space...

Well, when I'm back, it's off to the gold store again...  At least I now have my wife on board.

I am in Italy for now.

And you are not.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 13:31 | 311085 Sancho Ponzi
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Maybe they're making it trackable to limit tax revenue losses resulting from the expansion of the underground and black market economies.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 11:51 | 310942 Internet Tough Guy
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Monopoly money, and the Fed is banker and owns all the real state. Game over, man. Game over.

Wed, 04/21/2010 - 12:06 | 310977 Biff Malibu
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18 days???  I don't mean to rain on anyone's parade, but we'll be lucky to last 18 hours!  We're screwed man!  We're all screwed!


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