Get ready for new... pennies?

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  1. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    The Associated Press: Design changes unveiled for Lincoln penny

     
  2. funkatron101

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    They should maybe redesign them in the form of getting rid of them.
     
  3. Tenebrouser

    Tenebrouser Craft...or is it crap?

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    Why? So the prices of everything would rise in increments of 5 cents instead of just a penny?
     
  4. Lance Halberd

    Lance Halberd oh hai

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    My vote is for Lincoln sharing a bed with his "lifelong friend" Joshua Speed.
     
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    or at least a still from that gay bar song. that would be awesome.
     
  6. Drake

    Drake Smooth Is Smooth Baby

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    Wow. Another government waste of money. Who woulda thunk it.
     
  7. Doug

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    I remember three or four months ago, they were talking about switching the pennies from copper to steel. The Government did that during WWII. They said the price of copper keeps going up.
     
  8. funkatron101

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    Yeah there is concern that people may melt down their penny collections and sell the copper instead.
     
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    Omegatron Mandatory Fun. Buy it now TFW2005 Supporter

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    No thanks to the penny changes. It costs more than a penny to mint a penny, so I'm in favor of getting rid of it altogether.
     
  10. Lance Halberd

    Lance Halberd oh hai

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    Every time I see the thread title in the forum listing, I think it says "Get ready for new... penises?" and I get a little excited because I mean really, who wouldn't want a new penis? And then I remember what the thread is about and that little bit of excitedness goes away.
     
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  12. Lance Halberd

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    Can you blame me? I mean, who can get excited over a penny?

    Apart from a numismatist, of course.
     
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    Bring back the Indian Head Penny!!!
     
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    How about we stop inflating away the value of our money instead?
     
  15. Chaos Muffin

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    Can always change it to "Get ready for Lincoln's penis"

    I like pennies, becasue I don't feel like throwing my nickels & dimes at bums, a waste it is.

    I still like spitting on quaters and rolling them down the shopping aisle. A kid always goes for it, before picking it up and going "ew man"
     
  16. Seth Buzzard

    Seth Buzzard R.I.P. Buzzbeak Content Contributor

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    They should make pennies out of corn like all the food.
     
  17. Omega Supreme V

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    Yay, new pennies!

    It's really a waste, they should do that to the five dollar bill or just make a general collection for the collectors...because nobody gives a second thought to pennies anymore, heck, I have to superglue quarters and dimes now @ elementary school streets because kids won't pick the pennies up anymore...

    and yeah, I couldn't help but read that as something else besides pennies...like I said, no one gives them a second thought...
     
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    ambushbug74 Stroke me, Stroke me! TFW2005 Supporter

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    I want the crazy Mary Todd Lincoln half penny, or a penny with Lincoln shaving his beard.
    can't you just say "coin collectors?"
     
  19. Omegatron

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    It pays to enrich your Word Power! [/Reader'sDigest]
     
  20. Blunticon

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    Pennies equal dollars!
     

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