Just something to ponder...

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  1. Oct 24, 2019 #1

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    If you were born in 2000, in 2o5o you will be 50 years old if you add 50 to 2000 you get, wait for! 2050.
    I wasn't born yesterday.
     
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    In the words of a short-lived Barbie back in the 1990's.... Math is hard.
     
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    You'd be surprised at how many are still amazed with that little post.
     
  5. Nov 2, 2019 #5

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    Like the addition of the Chinese ministers to make simple math more mystical.
     
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    The Canadian dollar is worth about $.75 of a US dollar.
    So if I am going south and I buy US dollars.

    $1000 C dollars buys me $750 US
    When I come back, I have $100 US

    When I change that to Canadian, how much do I get?

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    You get hosed because they will charge you .77 not the .75 you paid. You get $129.87 instead of the 133.33 if was .75.
     
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    All they sell in Canada are Burkas and other Moslim garb. Save your money!
     
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    You weren't supposed to answer for him.
     
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    Living close to the boarder (on a clear day we can see Canada across the pond) we from time to time get Canadian coinage in our change. I was always amazed when the exchange rate was favorable I would get some Canadian coins in change from the vending machines at work even though the machines wont take Canadian.


    I always saw it as salting the mix and skimming the difference.
     
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    Banks here will not give us any exchange rate on US coinage. Your vendor operator likely had a machine somewhere that would take Canadian and he was just getting rid of it.
     

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