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2021: Are you still carrying cash?

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout' started by Rocket River, Apr 23, 2021.

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How much cash do you carry daily?

  1. 100 or more- never know

    12 vote(s)
    23.1%
  2. about 50

    10 vote(s)
    19.2%
  3. about 20

    14 vote(s)
    26.9%
  4. singles and change for vending macikned

    4 vote(s)
    7.7%
  5. none - what am I a caveman!!

    12 vote(s)
    23.1%
  1. Rocket River

    Rocket River Member

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    How much if any?

    I can go weeks without cash in hand.

    Rocket River
     
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  2. Xerobull

    Xerobull Salve Dicit Mater Tua
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    Until my wife finds it...
     
  3. VanityHalfBlack

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    Only for hookers and blow everything else is plastic.
     
  4. jo mama

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    i usually have at least $100. i had two instances yesterday where i confused the cashier with my cash transaction. at one place they didnt even have coins so i told them to keep the change and at another she got confused counting my change and asked me to double check. i was trying to not make her feel dumb so i said something to the effect of "yeah, i guess when youre handing out change all day the numbers become a blur" and she said "no, its just that nobody pays with cash anymore". haha.

    im selling some music gear and someone tried to pay with venmo or paypal. i have paypal, but i said cash only and they seemed annoyed.
     
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  5. couple of d's

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    Straight cash homie
     
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  6. No Worries

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    $20 in my wallet can last me 3-4 months.
     
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  7. Xerobull

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    When I carried and paid with cash & coins, I would work up to get my change. It would blow their minds.

    Example:

    Total is 48.25

    I only have three 20s, three 1s and a quarter. I give them all to the cashier

    -confused look-

    Me: 'trust me, just put it in'

    I get 15 back, cashier is amazed or at my 'math skills' or still just confused.​

    But with CC points, I use plastic 99.8% of the time. Pay the bill immediately, get 2-6% back depending on the card. It's an instant discount. When I used to dropship from Amazon I would make $50k in points a year, minimum. Points are considered a discount so it's not taxable. So if you're at a 30% tax bracket, you would have had to make $65k to pay that $50k. Instead I pocket it all.

    Edit- if you pay with an AMEX blue, you get 6% off. Shop at Kroger during double points season you can get gas points to add that to the tally. At one point I bought Amazon GCs at Kroger, then got $1.00 off gas with the Kroger card. I then used the Kroger CC to pay for gas giving me an additional .25 off per gallon. I calculated I was making about 17% back that way.

    Leverage everything for profit.
     
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  8. jo mama

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    i do the same thing with change. its a great way to get rid of pennies, nickles and dimes and get them quarters!

    i usually use a credit card for the cash back, but my weed dealer is cash only and its also good to have when you go out with friends and have to split a tab.

    plus, like i said, im selling a bunch of music gear right now so i have more cash than normal.
     
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  9. Xerobull

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    Roll it all back in to CC's and pay your dealer with Bitcoin. It's 2021.
     
  10. jiggyfly

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    Months.

    And then I am always finding singles either in my car or in drawer somewhere.

    I forgot I had put 30 dollars in my wallet for about a month.
     
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  11. jiggyfly

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    You old:D

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  12. Ziggy

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    I literally have more Japanese yet in my wallet than USD and I haven't been to Japan recently. I also do not have a checkbook and have no clue how to write a check.
     
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    I get cash if I think I might be at an event where I need it (like for parking). But, half the time I don't really need it. I still have money in my wallet from 2 years ago.
     
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    100$ max cash at one time. Don't really need much more than that.
     
  16. adoo

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    WOW, would appreciate a little more details / specifics
     
  17. Xerobull

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    I would spend more than $1m a year on Amazon. The Amazon Visa is 5% back, no limit.

    PM me if you want more details.
     
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  18. dmoneybangbang

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    Only when I'm about to buy that dank.
     
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  19. Buck Turgidson

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    That's about what I do, and I rarely use it.
     
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  20. jiggyfly

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    Yeah there is a reason for cash.
     

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