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I'm betting these are going to be so flimsy when they're out...
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coffee van? must be a canadian thing
English thing, I just moved to Canada as a permanent resident to live with my partner (too serious to be a girlfriend, not quite a fiance yet) and her puppy.

Thinking back, I actually noticed a similar thing to my dad. The job I was doing a while back (climbing guide) changed slightly and I ended up handling a lot of money, nothing else about the job really changed. I did notice that I got a few more bugs than before. Might have been coincidence though.

Oh, and I'm looking forward to joining all the Canadian illegal immigrants in the US soon
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i wonder if the plastic is based on petroleum
I guess even if it is based on petroleum, the cost to make/maintain/recycle petroleum based plastic is less than alternative plastics.
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Well they make fleece from plastic bottles so why not money too.Must be like those tyvek maps that you can put under water and they don't get ruined.The wonders of the modern plastic industry.
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I've been using nothing but plastic money for years...

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Hmm, I want to check it out.. gonna have to wait for smaller bills though, lol. Sounds interesting, wonder how they'll hold up.

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

HA! Mr Doe, I now have your CC#!
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Yes, but they are still all the same colour. Have to actually look at the numbers to tell which is which. A lot of other currencies have different colour notes for different denominations, makes it easier to pick them out of your wallet. Looks nicer too...



Erm, what? Any proof? According to US DHS the leader is Mexico, check out the Wikipedia article
That just a lie Homeland Security spreads to give reason to deport Mexicans.
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meh, us Aussies have had plastic money for decades
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I'm betting these are going to be so flimsy when they're out...
Flimsy, yet surprisingly strong!

Put it in my pocket at the beach, goes through the washer and dryer.

Couldn't imagine having virtually non-destructible money! I lived in the US for 6 months and it was certainly a "change".. get it ? It seemed so delicate and I could never work out whether I had $50 or $5 in my wallet!
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That makes perfect sense, lets all rely on oil MORE!
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