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Police: Man tried to pay tab with trillion dollar bill (SC)
The State ^ | February 21,2014 | ANNE-KATHRYN FLANAGAN

Posted on 02/21/2014 11:53:15 AM PST by Gamecock

SUMTER, SC — Sumter Police were called to a local restaurant after receiving reports of a man who tried to pay his tab with a trillion dollar bill.

The incident happened around 1 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Applebee’s on Broad Street in Sumter.

Police say Michael Williams, 53, of Sumter tried to pay his bill with a debit card, but it was declined. He then offered to pay with a trillion dollar bill.

Police were called, and Williams was arrested on an unrelated charge of contempt of magistrate’s court.

The Sumter Police Department continues to investigate.


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1 posted on 02/21/2014 11:53:15 AM PST by Gamecock
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To: Gamecock

Sounds like Obama.


2 posted on 02/21/2014 11:54:29 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Gamecock
Looks like he can't believe he was busted.


3 posted on 02/21/2014 11:54:40 AM PST by Gamecock (Grace is not opposed to human activity. It's opposed to human merit. MSH)
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To: Gamecock

"That's as good as money, sir, those are IOUs."

5 posted on 02/21/2014 11:56:29 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: F15Eagle

No, they just didn’t have change.


6 posted on 02/21/2014 11:57:10 AM PST by VaRepublican (I would propagate taglines but I don't know how. But bloggers do.)
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To: Gamecock

7 posted on 02/21/2014 11:57:21 AM PST by SC DOC
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To: Gamecock

A government bond would have done the trick.


8 posted on 02/21/2014 11:57:33 AM PST by AU72
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To: Gamecock
Paul Krugman?
9 posted on 02/21/2014 11:57:45 AM PST by Idaho_Cowboy (Ride for the Brand. Joshua 24:15)
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To: Gamecock

Maybe he’s a traveler from the near future, who forgot to pack some early 21st century currency for his trip.


10 posted on 02/21/2014 11:59:35 AM PST by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: Gamecock

I thought it was supposed to be a $1 trillion coin.


11 posted on 02/21/2014 11:59:36 AM PST by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: upchuck

SC Ping?


12 posted on 02/21/2014 12:00:08 PM PST by Gamecock (Grace is not opposed to human activity. It's opposed to human merit. MSH)
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To: Gamecock

If the government can spend $17 trillion it doesn’t have, why can’t this guy spend a measly trillion.


13 posted on 02/21/2014 12:00:21 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: SC DOC
A trillion dollar bill?

Bah!

Chump change:


14 posted on 02/21/2014 12:00:37 PM PST by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: Yo-Yo

did the man try to get change for it?


15 posted on 02/21/2014 12:00:42 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Gamecock
He should have used one of these:


16 posted on 02/21/2014 12:03:23 PM PST by Grampa Dave ( Obozo Care is a Trinity of Lies! Obozo Care is probably a serious Black Swan event.)
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To: Gamecock

Like they were going to have change in the drawer after his meal and tip charges, right?


18 posted on 02/21/2014 12:07:49 PM PST by NEMDF
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To: Gamecock

With a trillion dollars, you would think he would go to a better place than Applebee’s.


20 posted on 02/21/2014 12:10:48 PM PST by Oliviaforever
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To: SC DOC

FYI for all.
If you ever print this out, NEVER print it the correct size.
Printing it official size will get you an official visit.


21 posted on 02/21/2014 12:14:51 PM PST by Zathras
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

Good theory.


22 posted on 02/21/2014 12:16:34 PM PST by Rusty0604
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To: Gamecock

Libtards thought it was brilliant when Barry Obama considered doing this.


23 posted on 02/21/2014 12:18:20 PM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: Oliviaforever

“With a trillion dollars, you would think he would go to a better place than Applebee’s.”

The WhiteHut would have had no problem and like McDonalds you get CHANGE back!

Lots and lots of change!


24 posted on 02/21/2014 12:25:19 PM PST by Johnny_cash (10 out of 10 idiots voted for 0Bama!)
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To: Gamecock

Sounds like Michael got his hands on some Obummer stimulus money.


25 posted on 02/21/2014 12:31:08 PM PST by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: Yo-Yo; All

So, a buddy of mine said his grandson swallowed a nickel and his son took the kid to the Emergency room. The Doctor said they wanted to keep an eye on him for a while but he should be OK. My buddy said they would let him know if there was any change.


26 posted on 02/21/2014 12:40:30 PM PST by higgmeister ( In the Shadow of The Big Chicken!)
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To: Gamecock

Look like they took that mug shot at the barber shop.


27 posted on 02/21/2014 12:45:33 PM PST by 4yearlurker (Some people say that experts agree!!)
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To: higgmeister

I thought Monty burns got tricked out of it by Fidel Castro.


28 posted on 02/21/2014 12:46:07 PM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Gamecock

I think there’s a sign by the register that says they don’t accept anything larger than a Billion Dollar bill.


29 posted on 02/21/2014 12:51:53 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Gamecock

It is very doubtful that the man knows how much is a trillion ...


30 posted on 02/21/2014 12:54:06 PM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Gamecock

Should have a pic of the Obamadork.

He has just that amount of understanding about real money.


31 posted on 02/21/2014 12:54:42 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: Gamecock
It was a counterfeit trillion-dollar bill, not a real one like I got in my pocket right here...
32 posted on 02/21/2014 12:56:29 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: Gamecock

I wasn’t expecting this headline for a few more years, and I wasn’t expecting it to be a headline then.


33 posted on 02/21/2014 4:35:11 PM PST by OldNewYork
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To: Gamecock; 2A Patriot; 2nd amendment mama; 4everontheRight; 77Jimmy; A Strict Constructionist; ...
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34 posted on 02/21/2014 5:09:53 PM PST by upchuck (South Carolina Representative Trey Gowdy for Speaker of the House!!!)
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