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£50 notes no longer illegal tender
"Check old attaché cases, duffel bags and the emergency stash for when the shit goes down to make sure you don’t end up tens of thousands out of pocket"
amusing  parody  The-Daily-Mash  life-imitates-Shadowrun  money 
april 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
House Prices In The North Vs. House Prices In London
'You could get this five-bedroom 18th century house WITH A LAKE in Yorkshire. Or this spacious one-bedroom apartment in Mayfair.'
buzzfeed  housing  amusing  money  The-North  UK  interesting  London 
november 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Daily Kos: A political crisis
After all, if you can't win, it's your responsibility to make sure the others lose. Right? Right??
politics  USA  amusing  money  republicans  comment  comics  healthcare  Obamacare 
october 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Chicago Grid | Eight nerds get rich off a game that makes Oprah sob into a Lean Cuisine
'Cards Against Humanity has made well more than $12 million, all because some Highland Park 20-somethings wanted to avoid conversation.'
amusing  awesome  business  culture  gaming  geek  money  posttofacebook  via-James-Graham 
may 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
A man tried to rob a bank after paying $500 to a wizard to make him invisible
Photo appears to not be of the person in question; actually from http://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/the-30-most-memorable-mug-shots-of-2009 'The man told the court, ‘I made a mistake. I understand now what a big trick was played on me.’'
silly  Iran  magic  posttofacebook  I-can't-believe-this-actually-happened  amusing  news  crime  money  wtf  banks 
february 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Target Practice – Lords of the Blog
'are we not shooting ourselves in the foot by continuing to pay for a rifle range in the House of Lords?'
politics  amusing  money  westminster  interesting  fairness  guns-guns-guns  expenses 
january 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Patent trolls want $1,000—for using scanners | Ars Technica
"So you're claiming anyone on a network with a scanner owes you a license? He said, 'Yes, that's correct.' And at that point, I just lost it."
amusing  weird  Apologies;I-have-forgotten-who-I-got-this-link-from  patents  intellectual-property  dodgy  technology  fail  money  posttofacebook 
january 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
For all the details on Mitt Romney's 5 trillion dollar tax plan visit ROMNEYTAXPLAN.COM
'For a detailed explanation of how the Romney-Ryan tax plan is able to cut taxes by $5 trillion without exploding the deficit or requiring tax hikes on the middle class, simply click the button below.'
silly  via-#maelfroth  image  money  Republicans  USA  politics  posttofacebook  2012-Presidential-Elections  Romney  clever  amusing 
october 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Should Bank start the helicopter?
Will the giraffe accept the yo-yo? It's a discussion of a 'helicopter drop' of money into the economy, and a fairly good one at that, I just love the surrealness of the title.
posttofacebook  financial-crisis  money  economics  quantitative-easing  amusing 
october 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
The Spanish fresco lady would like some money now
'she has recruited lawyers and is planning to claim copyright on her work, asking for a cut from the collection box that the church positioned under the fresco since it started taking off on the internet.'
art  money  weird  posttofacebook  amusing  via-James-Graham  wtf 
september 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Benefits claimant admits subsistence income scam
'AN unemployed man is scamming the taxpayer out of £67.50 a week, it has emerged.'
posttofacebook  post  image  UK  money  benefits  culture  parody  amusing 
may 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
6 Things Rich People Need to Stop Saying | Cracked.com
'All of a sudden, it's like you can't make huge amounts of money without people getting all pissed off about it.'
amusing  cracked  Occupy-Wall-Street  culture  financial-crisis  fairness  economy  politics  money  interesting 
march 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
OK, we'll get jobs, say poor people | The Daily Mash
'finally conceded defeat and vowed to find work first thing this morning.'
poverty  money  posttofacebook  The-Daily-Mash  fairness  parody  amusing 
january 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Neighbors Are Mad At Guy Who Got $300K House For $16 - The Consumerist
'…a man [is trying to use] the law to his advantage and snags a $300,000 house in Texas for a mere $16. Now his high-falutin' neighbors are all cranky that he might get away with such a steal.
interesting  amusing  money  property  clever  USA  law 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
This $10 Tip Is Not The Best Way To Show Your Gratitude To Your Server - The Consumerist
'For a waiter who depends on tips to earn more than minimum wage, a $10 tip can be a welcome sight. But not in this instance.'
religion  atheism  interesting  amusing  people-suck  culture  money 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Understanding the Euro Crisis: Imagine Italy Was Your Business | Inc.com
'In order to visualize what’s happening in Italy, and what it means to you, let’s play a little game of pretend. Let’s pretend Italy is your business. No, you could never be that stupid. So let’s pretend Italy is your high-living cousin Silvio’s business.'
interesting  amusing  money  tweeted  metaphor  business  europe  Italy  economics  via-Andrew-Ducker 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Can head shape determine chances of business success? | Education | The Guardian
A new line of American-British research suggests that the shape of a chief executive officer's head can indicate how well his firm will prosper. The shape also predicts whether the chief executive will act immorally.
amusing  interesting  science  wtf  money  business 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Remains Of Ancient Race Of Job Creators Found In Rust Belt | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
'A team of leading archaeologists announced Monday they had uncovered the remains of an ancient job-creating race that, at the peak of its civilization, may have provided occupations for hundreds of thousands of humans in the American Northeast and Midwest.'
amusing  The-Onion  parody  comment  economy  money 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Catholic Church Makes A Fortune In The German Porn Business - Worldcrunch - All News is Global
Weltbild, one of Germany’s largest publishing companies, happens to be owned and operated by the Catholic Church. But that has not stopped it from publishing books that many of the faithful find offensive.
Catholicisim  porn  amusing  interesting  money  image 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
5 Common Medical Procedures (That Secretly Aren't Worth It) | Cracked.com
'Well, we hate to break it to you, but many of the common procedures in use today are about as useful, if not more dangerous, than that bucket of leeches from ages past.'
medicine  cracked  health  amusing  interesting  money 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
The 6 Most WTF Special Edition Comics Ever Released | Cracked.com
'Looking at the baffling products that are spawned from successful franchises it's not surprising that people will also dish out good money for any comic book-like product that features their favorite characters, and we mean absolutely any comic book. '

Number 1, the dictionary, is definitely the best. As well as the originator of the 40 cakes meme.
cracked  amusing  money  wtf 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Trader's Goldman Sachs comments spark BBC hoax claims | Media | guardian.co.uk
'He caused outrage with his comments on the global economic meltdown claiming "governments don't rule the world, Goldman Sachs rules the world".But is independent stock market trader Alessio Rastani, interviewed on the BBC News channel on Monday, all he appears to be?'
interesting  amusing  journalism  money  economy  financial-crisis  parody  news 
september 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
6 People Who Single Handedly Screwed Entire Economies | Cracked.com
"...throughout history there have been times when everything came together just right for one single person to ruin everyone's shit."
amusing  interesting  economy  cracked  money  people-suck 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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