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Why do we still have copper currency

Discussion in 'SMB' started by the veteran, Oct 12, 2017.

  1. the veteran

    the veteran Full Back

    Was just thinking about this its a pointless thing now you still see £99.99 or similar for stuff and i think wtf... someone educate me please!
     
  2. Thackeray

    Thackeray Striker

    Really?
     
  3. becs

    becs Striker Contributor

    Marketing. People will happily buy things for £99.99 but will think paying £100 for it is too expensive :eek:
     
  4. It’s not copper. If you scrape off the surface there’s gold underneath.
     
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  5. the veteran

    the veteran Full Back

    The 1 and 2 pence are obsolete now should be done away with..
     
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  6. Marcosplace

    Marcosplace Striker

    True. I always ignore the 99p. Would it was £99.
     
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  7. The prices are such that they’re less than a certain amount
     
  8. Cos Joplings money is plastic shite
     
  9. Barnacle Boy

    Barnacle Boy Striker

    Copper Currency sounds like a Viz cartoon of an easily bribed policeman
     
    moshpit, Tadger, Mackem00 and 11 others like this.
  10. Occam's Razor

    Occam's Razor Striker

    I flung all my copper coins in the machine and got £££ so think on.
     
  11. Because Asbestos currency would be too risky.
     
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  12. Massive backlog of penny chews to get through.
     
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  13. TK-421

    TK-421 Midfield

    Canada did away with theirs a couple of years ago and just round up or down depending if it’s a 3 (to 5) or a 2 (to 0) and so on.
    Wouldn’t be against it.
     
  14. steve30000

    steve30000 Striker

    Really
     
  15. When did copper money start becoming magnetic?
     
  16. the veteran

    the veteran Full Back

    :lol: bazookas
     
  17. Malloy

    Malloy Central Defender

    I've got a full large whiskey bottle I need to change. Is there a machine at leechmere asda?
     
  18. It wouldn’t work here as that is too confusing for blind people.
     

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