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Visitors snap up 100 trillion Zimbabwe bank notes
hosted. ^ | Jan 2 | ANGUS SHAW

Posted on 01/02/2011 7:04:13 PM PST by JoeProBono

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Western visitors to Zimbabwe are looking for zeros. They're snapping up old, defunct Zimbabwe bank notes, most notably the one hundred trillion Zimbabwe dollar bill, as an economic souvenir.

The one hundred trillion Zimbabwe dollar bill, which at 100 followed by 12 zeros is the highest denomination, now sells for $5, depending on its condition.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Hobbies
KEYWORDS: zimbabwe

1 posted on 01/02/2011 7:04:16 PM PST by JoeProBono
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To: JoeProBono

How long before we have one of our own?


2 posted on 01/02/2011 7:08:02 PM PST by null and void (We are now in day 712 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: null and void

Summer/Fall 2012 or 2013.
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3 posted on 01/02/2011 7:18:51 PM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: JoeProBono
zimbabwe has visitors???
4 posted on 01/02/2011 7:20:29 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: JoeProBono

I don’t know about this? Something fishy about that bill, it may be a counterfeit. ;^)


5 posted on 01/02/2011 7:21:11 PM PST by Bringbackthedraft (The candidate they smear and ridicule the most is the one they fear the most.)
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To: JoeProBono

6 posted on 01/02/2011 7:21:35 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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To: Chode

7 posted on 01/02/2011 7:25:51 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: JoeProBono

Wonder where I can get a ticket to Oceania?
Must be a nice place?!?!


8 posted on 01/02/2011 7:27:53 PM PST by 9422WMR (Illegal is not a race. illegal alien, illegal alien, illegal alien, illegal alien.)
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To: JoeProBono

Monday, January 3, 2011

1 US Dollar = 376.300 Zimbabwe Dollar
1 Zimbabwe Dollar (ZWD) = 0.002657 US Dollar (USD)

Median price = 373.300 / 376.300 (bid/ask)
Minimum price = 373.300 / 376.300
Maximum price = 373.300 / 376.300

FXConverter - Currency Converter for 164 Currencies164 Currency Converter © 1997-2010 by OANDA.com.

Ai yi yi


9 posted on 01/02/2011 7:28:33 PM PST by Silentgypsy
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To: 9422WMR

As long as we are at war with Eastasia, Oceania is nice...


10 posted on 01/02/2011 7:29:41 PM PST by null and void (We are now in day 712 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: JoeProBono

I don’t see how this could be very collectible.

The Zimbabwe government printed these 100 trillion dollar bills by the bushel. Just doesn’t seem to be a very rare item.


11 posted on 01/02/2011 7:31:04 PM PST by I_Like_Spam
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To: JoeProBono

$5??

or about 5,000 won in South Korea

heh


12 posted on 01/02/2011 7:38:00 PM PST by GeronL
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To: 9422WMR

http://www.oceaniacruises.com/


13 posted on 01/02/2011 7:41:19 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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To: I_Like_Spam

It’s not, but it is kind of cool to be a trillionaire...

ROFLOL


14 posted on 01/02/2011 7:41:42 PM PST by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: JoeProBono

THANKS JOE


15 posted on 01/02/2011 7:42:44 PM PST by 9422WMR (Illegal is not a race. illegal alien, illegal alien, illegal alien, illegal alien.)
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To: JoeProBono
Somehow, I don't think this was the sort of contribution that JimRob had in mind!


16 posted on 01/02/2011 8:37:12 PM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: null and void

What are you talking about? We’ve ALWAYS been at war with Oceania!


17 posted on 01/02/2011 8:38:49 PM PST by KC_Lion (Lord help our Armed Service members that they not become pawns in Hussein's quest to destroy America)
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To: JoeProBono

I carry one in my wallet. I bought a batch on eBay for about $3 each a year ago.


18 posted on 01/02/2011 9:04:31 PM PST by Atlas Sneezed ("If you touch my junk, I'm gonna have you arrested.")
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To: dayglored

LOL


19 posted on 01/02/2011 9:38:09 PM PST by TiAhr-02L
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To: JoeProBono

http://shop.ebay.com/?_from=R40&_trksid=p5197.m570.l1313&_nkw=Zimbabwe+currency&_sacat=See-All-Categories

shop til you drop

:)


20 posted on 01/03/2011 4:44:33 AM PST by Daisyjane69 (Michael Reagan: "Welcome back, Dad, even if you're wearing a dress and bearing children this time)
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To: Beelzebubba

Do you ever ask cashiers if the will break it for you for singles?


21 posted on 01/03/2011 9:48:21 AM PST by goseminoles
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To: Daisyjane69
Off to the left is the Sacred Heart chiggin nugget for only 10K....I'm going there now to put in my bid.

God bless Chik-Fil-A

22 posted on 01/03/2011 10:13:42 AM PST by ErnBatavia (It's not the Obama Administration....it's the "Obama Regime".)
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To: goseminoles

Do you ever ask cashiers if the will break the $100T bill for you for singles?


All the time. A single guy who is looking for a barroom icebreaker (or to charm cashiers) is crazy not to have one of these.

I’m happily married, so I just enjoy the conversations, sharing a smile, and sometimes seriously discussing how terrible it is when a government debases a currency.


23 posted on 01/03/2011 11:57:05 AM PST by Atlas Sneezed ("If you touch my junk, I'm gonna have you arrested.")
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