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Augh, I know I'm posting a lot but I thought of a great new activity for me to do to get out of the house!

Penny hunting. Going into store parking lots and looking for dropped change. Now of course there's a point system to this game.

10pts- PENNY!
25pts- ANY OTHER CHANGE!
100pts- DOLLAR BILLS
-25pts- Someone asks you what you're doing
-100pts- Security asks you to leave since you look suspicious

:3 I think I'll go out and play this game soon. I'll report back my score later.

0! D; I got zero points today on my way to the grocery store. I did find 3 bottle caps that looked like quarters though...so um.. 75almost points XD

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Updated 02-18-2009 at 03:25 PM by Tarrien (Results of Hunt)

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  1. Janice Terrell's Avatar
    Saw a morning show the other day about a family (both parents & 2 little girls) that did this type thing - picking up all change they saw on the groung or floor. Don't remember how long it took them but it was less than a year. They put all the change in jars - they found $1.034.00. Money that people, for the most part, deliberately threw down. I'd say this could be a very lucrative new sport. Of course, if you look too suspicious, it could be bail!!!
  2. JoAnn's Avatar
    Of course, if you look too suspicious, it could be bail!!!
    That's to funny --you have me smiling on that one Janice..
    I heard years ago that when you find a penny that they are from heaven. Tarrien , I'll have to remember your point system and then when I find these. I'll go ahead and save them in a jar marked for a special something.
  3. incheck4real's Avatar
    I think this sounds soooo fun !!! I am going to start doing this with my son !!!

    ANd Janice girl I almost spit out my tea when I read what you wrote !! I was laughing sooo hard !!! Girl you are CRAZZY !!! IN THE BEST WAY THOUGH !!!!

    Mandy
  4. Janice Terrell's Avatar
    Thanks Mandy. I do try to keep it under control!!!
  5. Perfect_10's Avatar
    My kids and I can play this game at home and probably rack up a few hundred! For some reason, my family is always dropping money in the house or leaving it in our pockets. Laundry day is like payday around here. The money I find in coat pockets and pant pockets is amazing. Now if I combine it with looking for money outside, maybe I can retire early.
  6. JoAnn's Avatar
    As of todays date 2/22/09 how much change and bills have you found Tarrien ? And the points are at what total ?
  7. Tarrien's Avatar
    so far, including what I find around the house is more than $4 ;3

    not keeping track of points right now though
  8. danghsia's Avatar
    wow that so nice
    I used to find quater at the locker room
    lol

    oh yester I found 5 dollar on the street LOL
  9. jaime's Avatar
    Yesterday I found a penny...what a wonderful idea. I think I will start a jar too.