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Discussion » Questions » Finance » Have you ever seen a 500 bill? Do they even print them? Hardly anyone uses cash anymore.

Have you ever seen a 500 bill? Do they even print them? Hardly anyone uses cash anymore.

Posted - August 19, 2018

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  • 23457

      I always know what you mean (even when you're asleep). 

    ~
      August 20, 2018 5:58 PM MDT
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  • 2718
    Strange, I always considered YOU to be one of the professional question askers.
      August 20, 2018 9:45 AM MDT
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  • 6688
    You are too kind Shuhak.  I wish.  You'd think being Merlin I might be able to make that come true.  My magic is already inside YOU.  I gently nudge people reminding them they have their own. :) :)
      August 20, 2018 1:18 PM MDT
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  • 11048
    I have.  I think they stopped printing them in the 70s but they continued to circulate the ones already in the mix.  I haven't seen one in a long time.  
      August 19, 2018 11:31 PM MDT
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  • 6688
    That is cool.  I've never seen one in real life. You are in the elite group who has!
      RIGHT ON!! :) :) This post was edited by Merlin at August 20, 2018 10:25 PM MDT
      August 19, 2018 11:50 PM MDT
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  • 4426
    I've seen $500 in small, unmarked bills, heh, heh. Does that count?
      August 20, 2018 12:27 AM MDT
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  • 23457

      Non-consecutive serial numbers, no dye-pack, no tracking decice device, right?  I know the drill, pal, I know the drill. 
    ~ This post was edited by Randy D at August 20, 2018 9:51 PM MDT
      August 20, 2018 4:54 AM MDT
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  • 4426
    *tracking device.
      August 20, 2018 11:58 AM MDT
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  • 23457
      August 20, 2018 6:01 PM MDT
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  • 10177
    I've seen 500 bills often when I worked on a Duck farm....:)D
      August 20, 2018 3:26 AM MDT
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  • 4426
    Duct tape as well, I presume.
      August 20, 2018 7:05 AM MDT
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  • 10177
    Yes,those little critters need keeping quiet when I'm sleeping on the job ...I'm just glad I can change the price of the tape to my boss though..:)D
      August 20, 2018 10:21 AM MDT
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  • 4426
    Ever hear this one about chicken wire, duct tape et al?

    TAKING THE BAIT

    An old farmer is sitting on his front porch watching the sunrise when he sees the neighbor's kid walk by carrying a spool of something metallic under his arm. "Hey boy, whatcha got there?"

    "Chicken wire."

    "What you gonna do with that?"

    "Gonna catch some chickens."

    "You damn fool! You can't catch chickens with chicken wire!" says the old man.

    The boy just laughs and keeps walking. That evening at sunset, the boy walks by, dragging behind him 30 chickens caught in the chicken wire.

    The next morning, the old man sees the boy walk by carrying a shiny roll of something. "Hey boy, whatcha got there?"

    "Duct tape."

    "What you gonna do with that?"

    "Gonna catch me some ducks."

    "You damn fool! You can't catch ducks with duct tape!"

    The boy just laughs and keeps walking. That evening at sunset, the boy walks by, trailing behind him 30 ducks caught in a long trail of duct tape.

    The next morning, the old man sees the boy walking by carrying a branch behind him. "Hey boy, whatcha got there?"

    "It's a pussy willow."

    "Wait up," says the old man. "I'll get my hat!"

      August 20, 2018 11:31 AM MDT
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  • 10177
    Ahhhhh...he was actually a wise old man then !     :) D 
      August 20, 2018 1:39 PM MDT
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  • 2625
    Good one...
      August 20, 2018 2:53 PM MDT
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  • 5686
    Yes have seen them.  Not for a while.  and yes I often pay with cash.  If possible. 
      August 20, 2018 6:30 AM MDT
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  • 22692
    I have only seen one. I don't use cash...I barter with beaver pelts and moose hide.
      August 20, 2018 6:35 AM MDT
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  • 6688
    Way back then that might have been a good call.  Maybe 500 dollar bills were made from pelts.  If you were traveling with Danielle Boone, you two could have made a killing! This post was edited by Merlin at August 20, 2018 9:55 PM MDT
      August 20, 2018 11:45 AM MDT
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  • 4426
    Daniel Boone had a girlfriend named Danielle?
      August 20, 2018 11:57 AM MDT
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  • 6688
     I was thinking her name was  Sacagawea .   It's a good thing you are around Stu Bee.  I was never good at history.  I can tell you about Frank Lloyd  Wright.  I love this man :) :) 
      August 20, 2018 12:25 PM MDT
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  • 10177
    Where and why moose you hide..?   :(
      August 20, 2018 1:41 PM MDT
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  • 2625
    Merlin, for the C.A. pick 
      August 20, 2018 12:46 PM MDT
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  • 6688
    You're welcome.  Happy! Happy!
      August 20, 2018 12:50 PM MDT
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  • 22274
    not yet
      September 9, 2018 4:52 PM MDT
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