What does ONE TRILLION DOLLARS look like

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What does ONE TRILLION DOLLARS look like

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 07 Apr 2009 1:30 pm

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Post by QRM » Tue, 07 Apr 2009 2:27 pm

lol you will be pretty careful where you chuck your cigarette butts with that lot in your house.

It reminds me when I was traveling trough Bolivia, I changed some cash and they gave me a suitcase full of Bolivian notes, buying a few sandwiches required a small ruck sack of cash. I was told if you left the rucksack full cash on the road people would steal the bag and leave the cash. :shock:

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Post by durain » Tue, 07 Apr 2009 11:07 pm

hang on, you need to amend the title to ONE TRILLION US DOLLAR (USD) coz one trillion zimbabwe dollar (ZWD) is probably only half a note!

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 08 Apr 2009 12:20 am

durain wrote:hang on, you need to amend the title to ONE TRILLION US DOLLAR (USD) coz one trillion zimbabwe dollar (ZWD) is probably only half a note!
Good point! :mrgreen:

And if that's bad, can you imagine if it were using $1 notes? :shock:
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Post by jpatokal » Wed, 08 Apr 2009 11:19 am

durain wrote:hang on, you need to amend the title to ONE TRILLION US DOLLAR (USD) coz one trillion zimbabwe dollar (ZWD) is probably only half a note!
Actually it's 1/100th of a note.

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Real value is a few fractions of a cent, but they're selling on Ebay for around US$5 a pop. I'm kinda tempted to pick one up, as it's apparently the highest denomination of bankote ever issued anywhere... :o
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Post by durain » Thu, 09 Apr 2009 11:14 am

yeah, how often you gonna get a note of that amount, ever! amazing!!!

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 09 Apr 2009 2:53 pm

Guess they don't mind photo's without the word specimen written on them either it would appear. :wink:
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Post by durain » Thu, 09 Apr 2009 4:02 pm

probably cost me more to print the money out on A4 paper!

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