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Don't worry, if it got that hot in your car the $100 bill will be the least of your worries. You might be more concerned about the dashboard having caught fire...
Er.. I've definitely melted a phone card to my dashboard before. Parked in the dez.
    
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Er.. I've definitely melted a phone card to my dashboard before. Parked in the dez.
Phone cards are also a different kind of plastic, and definitely a cheap kind at that.
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I'd much rather see a gold or silver standard and the minting of new coins in these materials.

Money is so much more fun when it has intrinsic value instead of being tied to the promises of compulsive liars.
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http://blogs.forbes.com/eco-nomics/2...plastic-money/



No more dirty money?

Now swimming in an ocean of bills won't be any fun at all
looks like monopoly money to me...
    
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looks like monopoly money to me...
It does to me too! I just moved here from England, and I end up not realizing how much I am handing over...

One great thing about it though, the notes are all the same size and fit in a wallet, they don't stick out like £20s
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I've been using nothing but plastic money for years...

This.
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I've been using nothing but plastic money for years...



On a serious note: I look forward to this I hate taping ripped bills!
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The biggest benefit of "plastic" money (polymer to be more precise ) is the improved security features to stop counterfeit notes.

Sure ppl will still try and make counterfeit notes, and they may "look" the same, but these polymenr notes have a number of security features designed into them that counterfeits don't - and it is pretty easy to spot a fake because of that.
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post #129 of 187
Good idea with regards to leaving cash in your pocket and then washing it lol.
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The bills are really hard to destroy. Not sure I'm a huge fan of the look of these Canadian ones though. I like our $50 one

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