The $2.00 Bill

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by 22WRF, Jan 31, 2007.

  1. Brob73

    Brob73 New Member

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    oh I'm Inspired now!! I gotta get me crap load of $2 bills!!
    I'm gonna have me some fun!!! nothin' funner than making these fast food & conveinient store "genius's" feel even "smarter"!! hehe...;) :D


    That was great 22WRF!!
    Last edited: Feb 2, 2007
  2. john fox

    john fox New Member

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    Funny story!
  3. Popgunner

    Popgunner New Member

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    Glocknut

    I wouldn't be too worried about McDonalds profit margins. I do sign work for most of the local McDonalds & one of the owners who I've known for about 30 years was talking with one of his store managers when the "Big Deluxe" burger was being offered. Tney were trying to decide what price to put on the burger & they were adding up their cost for materials with the bun, patty, catchup, pickle etc. & it came up to 12 cents. The owner told the manager to set the price as long as it was over $2. I know they have overhead but dang, they must be makin' something here & there.

    Loved the story:)
  4. glocknut

    glocknut New Member

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    Might have something to do with all that sawdust in the beef patties....i just didn't know it was that much in there?
    Materials maybe, but not labor... i would bet on that!!!! Workers comp insurance is high these days.

    mike
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  5. xxxxxxl

    xxxxxxl New Member

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    I had a professor in college that said if a merchant refuses to accept legal tender then whatever is on the counter is free. I don't know if I would be willing to test the outcome.
  6. ken w.

    ken w. Member

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    I went to my bank last year for a roll of quarters and got a roll of susan B's in the quarter wrapper.And from a bank too.:D
  7. henry0reilly

    henry0reilly New Member

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    Not accepted, etc

    I had a club manager/bartender at an American Legion Post refuse to accept Susan B. dollars once.

    I often buy all the dollar coins and halves that the tellers have handy if I'm cashing a check.

    The gold coin in with the nickels is just WOW but I suppose the teller did the right thing for customer relations.

    re: 12 cents in burger ingredients - you have to remember that they have to pay the kids that work there minimum wage whether they earn it or not.
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