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15 comments on "old twenty dollar bill no good by saturday"

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Tom Saaristo
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Where do you want me to send my old twenties? I’ll pack them up right away.

unlikelymoose
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why are you taking on such a kind act of civic duty? what has inspired you, matt?

laura k.
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my old twenties are worth even more than $20. since they’re going out of circulation, they’re going to be collector’s items, and actually worth about $21 each. you can pay me thru PayPal, matt.

laura k.
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MSNBC says: “The revamped U.S. $20 bill, with its faint tinge of peach color in the background, began making its way into bank vaults and consumers’ pockets Thursday, accompanied by a $33 million advertising campaign to alert the public to the change.” i swear i never even knew about this. what $33million campaign? where are they advertising? i only know about the new twenties from matt here.

laura k.
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finally we’re getting some colors in our money. i have always been a big fan of the British pound notes – they’re so pretty! http://www.bankofengland.co.uk/banknotes/newtwenty/index.htm however, i am not a fan of the Euro – it’s way too vaguely neoclassical and tries NOT to be associated with any particular nation or culture. it’s way boring. http://www.euro.ecb.int/en/section/testnotes.html

laura k.
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okay, i finally saw the commercials. i even saw them in Spanish on the Hispanic stations.

Tom Saaristo
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Matt, did you get the twenties I sent? I sent them in a business-size envelope. It was stuffed pretty full, which required extra postage, so I slit open the end and paid the postal employee with one. Fortunately it was before they expired! I didn’t have any tape to seal the envelop and the postal employee wanted to charge me $79.50 for a roll. I passed, saying I trusted them to deliver the package safely and on time. I hope you got them! I really appreciate you taking them off my hands for me. Now I just gotta go find… Read more »
unlikelymoose
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i don’t think any of this is fair. i may not recognize the new twenty when I see one. I might think it’s play money and throw it away. I think the government should send me three twenty dollar bills so I can see how they look and how each one varies from the next.