teahouseblossom
Sunday, March 28, 2010

      ( 5:05 PM ) teahouse
 
Arrrr, Some Booty!

I was in line at the bank yesterday.

The man in front of me walked up to the counter, plunked down a wad of $50 bills, and said to the teller, "Can I get change for these bills? I'd like it all in gold-colored coins - Sacagawea dollar coins, please."

"Do they all have to be Sacagaweas?" asked the teller, opening her drawer. "I might not have enough. I have some American Silver Eagle dollar coins, the silver-colored ones. Are those ok?"

"No," said the man decisively. "They have to be gold-colored. I have a wooden chest at home, and I want to fill it with gold-looking coins so when people come over, it looks like I have a chest full of treasure."

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10 comments



10 Comments:



A man with a plan. I like it! :D

By Blogger Patricia, at 8:17 PM  

That's awesome. Arrr, ye can have my Sacagaweas, matey. I'll draw ye a map to my piggy bank.

By Blogger CM, at 9:34 PM  

Yes, I'm picturing this guy with a big treasure chest on his coffee table, showing it off to his friends. Buwhahahahahahaha!!

By Blogger teahouse, at 9:21 AM  

strange man...

By Blogger maria, at 5:32 AM  

I'd say "only in New York," but I think Vegas would get insulted.

By Blogger City Wendy, at 2:17 PM  

For real? That's too funny!

Maybe he's going to sink it in his fish tank!

By Blogger Blonde Justice, at 8:20 PM  

Think how much he could accomplish with his obviously ample time and wealth. ;^)

By Blogger B.E.C.K., at 2:35 AM  

That's cool, but the cashier should have said "you already do sir"

We all have a chest full of treasure

It's true, each of us has a chest full of heart and that my friend is a treasue to be sure.

By Blogger ... Paige, at 11:26 AM  

That's freaking awesome! It's also a good reason to never actually go IN the bank!

By Blogger Heather, at 12:29 AM  

For real? That is *awesome*.

By Blogger Juliet, at 12:03 AM  

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