homeGeek CultureWebstoreeCards!Forums!Joy of Tech!AY2K!webcam

Forum Home Post A Reply

my profile | directory login | | search | faq | forum home


» The Geek Culture Forums! » News, Reviews, Views! » Our stupid lives » I'm funny sometimes » Post A Reply


Post A Reply
Login Name:
Password (max 13 characters):
Message Icon: Icon 1     Icon 2     Icon 3     Icon 4     Icon 5     Icon 6     Icon 7    
Icon 8     Icon 9     Icon 10     Icon 11     Icon 12     Icon 13     Icon 14    
Message:

HTML is not enabled.
UBB Code™ is enabled.

 

Instant Graemlins Instant UBB Code™
Smile   Frown   Embarrassed   Big Grin   Wink   Razz  
Cool   Roll Eyes   Mad   Eek!   Confused   Happytears  
blush   Beard of Peter Gabriel!   crazy   tired   ohwell   evil  
shake head   cry baby   hearts   weep   devil wand   thumbsup  
thumbsdown   Geek   Applause   Angel   Envy    
Insert URL Hyperlink - UBB Code™   Insert Email Address - UBB Code™
Bold - UBB Code™   Italics - UBB Code™
Quote - UBB Code™   Code Tag - UBB Code™
List Start - UBB Code™   List Item - UBB Code™
List End - UBB Code™   Image - UBB Code™

What is UBB Code™?
Options


Disable Graemlins in this post.


 


T O P I C     R E V I E W
GrumpySteen
Member # 170
 - posted August 16, 2009 20:08
A friend of mine has her birthday tomorrow. I drove to Charlotte, South Caroline to have dinner with her and give her her gift yesterday (well, the last of three gifts really). Before we headed out to dinner, I gave her a card and an envelope. The card was funny and got some laughter, but then she opened the envelope...

It was stuffed with money...

3.5 quadrillion dollars, in fact!

!!!

Of course, they were Zimbabwe dollars. [Big Grin]
 
dragonman97
Member # 780
 - posted August 16, 2009 21:24
/Old/ ZWL, though...I would imagine.

That was a bit non-trivial to calculate, but it shows that you are definitely quite generous. ;P [Far more so with your time!]

P.S. More reading on Wikipedia leads me to think that it might make for some awesome Monopoly (TM) money! [Big Grin]

Sheesh...that's crazy inflation. [Frown]
 
Ashitaka
Member # 4924
 - posted August 17, 2009 00:29
Can you believe they make a monopoly game with credit cards now so the kids don't have to do math!!! They just swipe thier card. My kids will never get such a game.
 
Xanthine
Member # 736
 - posted August 17, 2009 01:09
Zimbabwe, the land of the undead currency. It's such a disaster, what Mugabe did and allowed to happen to the place.
 
The Famous Druid
Member # 1769
 - posted August 17, 2009 01:20
When I was in Zimbabwe, early 1996, Mugabe had been in power for a long time, and seemed to be doing a fairly good job. By african standards, Zimbabwe was a prosperous country, the people looked well-fed, the electricity and phones worked, and the Zimbabwe dollar was worth something, I carried $5 and $10 notes for my daily spending.

And then Mugabe just went mad, and the country went to hell. [Frown]
 
GrumpySteen
Member # 170
 - posted August 17, 2009 05:16
dragonman97 wrote:
b]/Old/ ZWL, though...I would imagine.

That was a bit non-trivial to calculate, but it shows that you are definitely quite generous. ;P [Far more so with your time!][/b]

Definitely the old Zimbabwe dollars.

The other two gifts were a bit more generous, but one is hard to explain and the other probably deserves its own topic.
 




Contact Us | Geek Culture Home Page

© 2018 Geek Culture

Powered by Infopop Corporation
UBB.classicTM 6.4.0



homeGeek CultureWebstoreeCards!Forums!Joy of Tech!AY2K!webcam