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variableResistor
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Does anyone else iron cash?

Does anyone else iron cash so that it will be accepted by vending machines and does not get crumpled in your wallet?

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Re: Does anyone else iron cash?


variableResistor wrote:

Does anyone else iron cash so that it will be accepted by vending machines and does not get crumpled in your wallet?


That's not a bad idea I guess but I've never done it.

 

But I can't remember the last time I had any cash in my wallet. I've become "card dependent".  :smileysad:

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Re: Does anyone else iron cash?


variableResistor wrote:

Does anyone else iron cash so that it will be accepted by vending machines and does not get crumpled in your wallet?


I always iron & starch my cash after I have laundered it..... :smileytongue:

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Re: Does anyone else iron cash?

Seems like a recipe for disaster.

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Re: Does anyone else iron cash?


pizzadude wrote:

variableResistor wrote:

Does anyone else iron cash so that it will be accepted by vending machines and does not get crumpled in your wallet?


I always iron & starch my cash after I have laundered it..... :smileytongue:


I actually DO wash money.  I work in a sewage treatment plant, and sometimes singles end up coming in with the sewage.  Free money is free money.  I will take it and wash/bleach  it and spend it that day.  (It may be washed, but I want to use it up ASAP- LOL)


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Re: Does anyone else iron cash?


crunching_numbers wrote:

I actually DO wash money.  I work in a sewage treatment plant, and sometimes singles end up coming in with the sewage.  Free money is free money.  I will take it and wash/bleach  it and spend it that day.  (It may be washed, but I want to use it up ASAP- LOL)

That's awesome :smileytongue:  I have to ask though.....how do you retrieve stuff from the.....uh...."stuff" ??

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demi
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Re: Does anyone else iron cash?

One of the old hotels in San Francisco, can't remember which one, washes coins and cash, so ladies gloves won't get dirty.  At least they used too, not too long ago.


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Re: Does anyone else iron cash?

Used to work for an engineering firm that designed Sewage and Water treatment facilities...used to say to some its just crap, but to us its our bread and butter.  Hey, effluient put me thru college!


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Re: Does anyone else iron cash?


demi wrote:

Used to work for an engineering firm that designed Sewage and Water treatment facilities...used to say to some its just crap, but to us its our bread and butter.  Hey, effluient put me thru college!


That was one way to do college, if your parents weren't, uh, "flush"...

 

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Re: Does anyone else iron cash?


variableResistor wrote:

Does anyone else iron cash so that it will be accepted by vending machines and does not get crumpled in your wallet?


No!  And it's really not at all necessary.

 

(Just use crumpled vending machines and old, crumpled wallets.)


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