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  • $23 (Score:3, Funny)

    I think you need to pay them that $23 in a mix of pennies and nickels.
    • While this might make you feel better, some poor schlep clerk will just have to roll these up and put them in for deposit. Heh... If you really want to make it more painful for them, figure out how to make it the most odd lots of change possible. For example, 45 pennies, 39 nickles (40 nickles to a roll, right?), 49 dimes... whatever you can to make it the most work.

      If they're a company with good policies about such things, they'll be able to cash it in to an office petty cash account, but they probably

      • send: pennies: 49 nickels: 39 dimes: 49 quarters: 39 37cent stamps: 16 total: $23.01 heh. (can you tell work is slow today?)
    • For those contemplating this, a merchant is not actually required to accept more than (a dollar or 26 cents, I forget which) in change other than quarters. So if you want to pull this kind of stunt, use quarters.

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