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# "It's Just a penny!"

Posted by on Jan. 20, 2014 at 11:49 PM
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I recently have run into people who just throw away their pennies..

Not that I care it is their money they are wasting.. but eventually it add's up!

This is what 1000 pennies looks like..

1,000
[5 pennies wide x 5 pennies high x 40 pennies tall]

A thousand pennies is only \$10.00 worth of pennies, yet it weighs over six pounds.

And this is what one million pennies lookes like.. Just saying..

One Million Pennies

1,003,776
One million, three thousand, seven hundred and seventy-six Pennies
[ A wall five by four by one feet thick with a 9-inch cube stepstool ]

Say hello to our friend Graham. Now that the pennies have really begun to pile up,
he'll be standing in for scale. Graham is about 5 feet, 10 inches tall, and he weighs
about 180 pounds, or about 35 times less than the 1 million pennies stacked beside
him.

THE VALUE OF ONE MILLION PENNIES.. IF YOU SOLD THE COPPER AND THE OTHER MINERALS..=\$10,037.76

by on Jan. 20, 2014 at 11:49 PM
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by Gold Member on Jan. 20, 2014 at 11:50 PM

Ten million Pennies:

 10,017,024Ten million, seventeen thousand and twenty-four Pennies[ A cube 6 x 6 x 6 feet ] Ten Million cents. If you laid these all out flat, side-by-side, like ahuge carpet of pennies, it would nearly cover one acre. Click herefor a look at 100,000,000 copper disks. value \$100,170.24(One hundred thousand, one hundredseventy dollars and twenty-four cents)
by Gold Member on Jan. 20, 2014 at 11:51 PM

One Hundred Million Pennies=

 100,016,640One hundred million, sixteen thousand, six hundred and forty Pennies[ Two cubes, one 12x12x12 feet, the other 7x7x7 feet ] Since these cubes are mostly dense metal, their weight is impressive. Onehundred million pennies weighs over 300 tons. For comparison, the largest livinganimal, the Blue Whale, weighs less than 150 tons as an adult.When you hear talk of "billions" of something (dollars, miles, people, etc), it'shard to visualize. But up next, we have a visual for you - one billion pennies. value \$1,000,166.40(One million, one hundred sixty-sixdollars and forty cents)
by Gold Member on Jan. 20, 2014 at 11:53 PM

http://www.kokogiak.com/megapenny/default.asp

by on Jan. 20, 2014 at 11:53 PM

My son won't let me throw out pennies since they stopped making them.  But I used to since most people won't take them anyhow.

by on Jan. 20, 2014 at 11:55 PM
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See a penny, pick it up
All day long, you'll have good luck :)
by Jasmyne on Jan. 20, 2014 at 11:55 PM
We can't use pennies here anymore :/ I just want to throw em all out.
by kid crack dealer on Jan. 20, 2014 at 11:56 PM
Where do you live? Everywhere takes pennies where I live.

Quoting catcameback:

My son won't let me throw out pennies since they stopped making them.  But I used to since most people won't take them anyhow.

by kid crack dealer on Jan. 20, 2014 at 11:57 PM
Where? Where do you live that you can't use pennies?

Quoting Retrokitty: We can't use pennies here anymore :/ I just want to throw em all out.
by Emerald Member on Jan. 20, 2014 at 11:57 PM

We don't use them here anymore. I'm glad too....I hate pennies. And yes, I used to throw them away.

by on Jan. 20, 2014 at 11:58 PM
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Toronto, I haven't seen anywhere that takes them anymore, they don't make them anymore, they are obsolete

Quoting bluebunnybabe: Where do you live? Everywhere takes pennies where I live.

Quoting catcameback:

My son won't let me throw out pennies since they stopped making them.  But I used to since most people won't take them anyhow.