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Old Jan 21, 2008, 06:32 PM   #1
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Track your money across the country

I have always wondered where my money went after I spent it, so I stumbled upon this website after finding it on a dollar bill. Check it out.

www.wheresgeorge.com
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Old Jan 21, 2008, 06:33 PM   #2
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Who hasn't heard of this?
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Old Jan 21, 2008, 06:52 PM   #3
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Old Jan 21, 2008, 06:53 PM   #4
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Old Jan 21, 2008, 07:29 PM   #5
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Ive heard of this a long time ago
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Old Jan 21, 2008, 10:29 PM   #6
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Back when I was younger and far less mature, my friends and I would write our Xanga's on $20 bills. Turns out, we got a few comments from far off peoples.
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Old Jan 21, 2008, 11:17 PM   #7
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"Where's George? is not available today due to a network outage beyond our control." ... "Please try again in about 30 minutes"
So let me get this staright, your servers are going to be down all day today but you want me to come back in thirty minutes? Right.
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Old Jan 22, 2008, 09:05 AM   #8
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that's pretty cool.
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Old Jan 22, 2008, 01:31 PM   #9
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Speaking as a coin and currency collector ...


PLEASE DON'T DO THIS


It makes the bill absolutely worthless to those of us who collect them. I came across a $2 bill last week that would've been worth about $60. But, because someone had stamped it with one of those www.wheresgeorge.com stamps, it makes it completely uncollectable.
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Old Apr 6, 2008, 09:32 PM   #10
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I got a one dollar bill with a stamp on it

Here is the link to the traking.

I feel sorry for you collectors but I've seen some strange stuff on money. I think I have a $1 with "jesus saves" on it somewhere.


I've always liked the spider on the front of the dollar.
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Old Apr 6, 2008, 09:39 PM   #11
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Me, smart-guy.
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Old Aug 14, 2010, 08:25 PM   #12
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found this one...
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Old Aug 14, 2010, 08:33 PM   #13
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Old Aug 14, 2010, 08:46 PM   #14
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I played with Where's George a few years back, I still get hits regularly.

Here is my profile there.

I haven't really participated since finding MacRumors but it is kind of interesting to see where you money travels.

Here is my map by counties.
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Old Aug 14, 2010, 10:03 PM   #15
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I've put in like 50 bills and have a few hits, but haven't done it in a long time.

On the subject of amusingly marked bills...I found this one a while ago and had to take a pic:

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I've put in like 50 bills and have a few hits, but haven't done it in a long time.

On the subject of amusingly marked bills...I found this one a while ago and had to take a pic:
Hahaha nice! These always cracked me up...
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I write my number on almost every dollar bill I come across. So far, I've gotten a few interesting calls. It makes me giggle.
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Speaking as a coin and currency collector ...


PLEASE DON'T DO THIS


It makes the bill absolutely worthless to those of us who collect them. I came across a $2 bill last week that would've been worth about $60. But, because someone had stamped it with one of those www.wheresgeorge.com stamps, it makes it completely uncollectable.
Bro, if it's really that big a deal, I have a whole friggin' stack of $1 bills I'll sell you, and I'll only charge you $2 apiece.
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Old Aug 14, 2010, 11:43 PM   #19
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Speaking as a coin and currency collector ...


PLEASE DON'T DO THIS


It makes the bill absolutely worthless to those of us who collect them. I came across a $2 bill last week that would've been worth about $60. But, because someone had stamped it with one of those www.wheresgeorge.com stamps, it makes it completely uncollectable.
Speaking as a bill collector as well I also agree, please don't do that, because after enough markings, vending machines and Wal-Mart self checkout machines tend to reject them.

I'm a bill collector. I collect them to spend them.
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Don't try to use these in vending machines or you'll be there for a while.
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Old Sep 24, 2011, 07:24 PM   #22
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Did you set-up your ink-jet to do them in bulk?

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Did you set-up your ink-jet to do them in bulk?

those aren't mine i just found the picture.
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Old Sep 25, 2011, 08:00 AM   #24
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Speaking as a coin and currency collector ...


PLEASE DON'T DO THIS


It makes the bill absolutely worthless to those of us who collect them. I came across a $2 bill last week that would've been worth about $60. But, because someone had stamped it with one of those www.wheresgeorge.com stamps, it makes it completely uncollectable.
I know that this thread is a few years old, but do $2 bills actually have more than face-value? I have a couple sitting in my drawer!
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I know that this thread is a few years old, but do $2 bills actually have more than face-value? I have a couple sitting in my drawer!
They probably do have a larger value than their face-value, but I would assume that it's not much, and the one worth $60 isn't just every ordinary $2 bill.
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