Results 1 to 7 of 7

Thread: hey buddy, can you spare a quadrillion?

  1. #1

    Default hey buddy, can you spare a quadrillion?

    http://www.foxnews.com/wires/2008Jul...eyWoes,00.html

    12.5 million percent inflation in Zimbabwe have made buying things interesting. An ad lists a laptop computer for 1.2 quadrillion dollars.



  2. #2
    One man show ajbry's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    Cape Cod, MA
    Age
    26
    Posts
    4,696

    Default Re: hey buddy, can you spare a quadrillion?

    Maybe it's just me, but I don't find crippling inflation to be funny.

  3. #3
    - .-- ... ... Natston's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Location
    Timbuktupolis, IN
    Age
    31
    Posts
    8,318
    Mood

    Sports Logo Sports Logo Sports Logo Sports Logo Sports Logo

    Default Re: hey buddy, can you spare a quadrillion?

    Quote Originally Posted by ajbry View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    Maybe it's just me, but I don't find crippling inflation to be funny.
    Unless it happens to a clown...
    * Most Humorous Poster Nominee (2004, 2005, 2010)
    * Off Topic Post of the Year Winner (2009)
    * Off Topic Thread of the Year Nominee (2010)


    Formerly a naturallystoned, badinfluence...

  4. #4

    Default Re: hey buddy, can you spare a quadrillion?

    Quote Originally Posted by ajbry View Post
    This quote is hidden because you are ignoring this member. Show Quote
    Maybe it's just me, but I don't find crippling inflation to be funny.
    I didn't say it was funny. Obviously their economy is collapsing.

    It's just bizarre and something very hard to relate to (fortunately for us).

  5. #5
    Member joew8302's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Bennettsville, SC
    Age
    31
    Posts
    3,529
    Mood

    Sports Logo Sports Logo Sports Logo

    Default Re: hey buddy, can you spare a quadrillion?

    Inflation to that effect is extremely hard to even comprehend. I feel bad for the people of that economy.

  6. #6
    It is ka Thankee sai Major Cold's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Location
    Garrett, IN
    Posts
    9,110
    Mood

    Sports Logo Sports Logo Sports Logo Sports Logo

    Default Re: hey buddy, can you spare a quadrillion?

    This country is about to experience the next Rwanda incident.

  7. #7
    .
    Join Date
    Jun 2004
    Posts
    52,583

    Default Re: hey buddy, can you spare a quadrillion?

    I think this is going to have to go shut down now because the message of "huh. that's something you don't see everyday" has been established, and the only place it's likely to go from here is politics. That is amazing (that bill).

    http://pignash.proboards67.com/index.c.cgi

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •