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Originally Posted by purpleannex;13137487 
I've been using nothing but plastic money for years...

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^^ I'm with him (since 1997).
     
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post #132 of 187
That's not news, many countries have been using actual plastic money (other than credit cards) for years.
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Originally Posted by NrGx;13159607 
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 smile.gif

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i like the $20 bill too

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post #134 of 187
Aussie money all the way

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5 Dollars

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10 Dollars

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Edited by Benny99 - 4/17/11 at 7:14am
post #135 of 187
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Originally Posted by The Master Chief;13137738 
Why would I?

Why wouldn't You?
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Because he couldn't handle the freedom.
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Originally Posted by ilam3d;13159797 
That's not news, many countries have been using actual plastic money (other than credit cards) for years.

How is this not news? This isn't about all the other countries .. its about Canada.

On the other note, we've been having plastic money since 1999.
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Originally Posted by Madman340;13137328 
How will they handle being bent? A few questions I have, but hopefully they know what they are doing and have 'tested' it extensively... Otherwise... O.o

Australia and New Zealand have been using plastic money for years and they seem fine
   
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Originally Posted by Cryptedvick;13161233 
How is this not news? This isn't about all the other countries .. its about Canada.

On the other note, we've been having plastic money since 1999.

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Well put! How does the plastic money fair in your country?
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There went affordable fabrication, whoosh!

Paper to plastic is a HUGE difference in copying, it requires molding & other technology which are so expensive that, most criminals wouldn't even bother wasting their time, even if there was a lot of profit to be made... I cannot see anyone feasibly setting up a fabrication plant for something like this, not to mention getting parts could be dangerous as they will most likely be watching the supply lines like a hawk...

I hope they do put an end to Money Laundering & Counterfeiting, I'm so tired of cashiers marking my bills like I'm a suspect to forgery.. >.>
Edited by _GTech - 4/17/11 at 2:44pm
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