posted on Aug, 21 2012 @ 10:24 AM
reply to post by ReadyPower
This is kinda hard to believe! I can clearly remember carrying $2 bills in my wallet for a good luck piece. I still have one. this does remind me of
an indecent that I was involved in. Right after I was disabled, I parked my car in a handicap parking space, and went in for coffee. I didn't have
the blue card yet, but I did have the permit, which the lady at DMV told me would work just fine. The parking space was for 2 hour parking. After
about 20 minutes, our local parking cop came by, marking tires, I didn't think anything about it. But when I went out to my car, there was a $3
parking ticket on my windshield. So, to protest, I walked across the street to a bank and exchanged 3 one dollar bills for 300 pennies. I broke down
the penny rolls and put them all into a paper lunch sack, and walked over to the Courthouse basement, where tickets are paid.
I walked in and asked the desk cop where I should pay my parking ticket. He didn't even look up, just pointed to a locked metal box on the wall with
a money slot. So, I opened the bag and fed in several pennies. He looked up then. "Hey!" he yelled, "you can't put pennies
in there!" So I
took my bag of pennies and walked over to his desk. I took the bag and carefully spilled all of those pennies on his desk. He look at me with fire in
his eyes, and I calmly said, "That is legal tender, and my payment, it's all there."
I never got another parking ticket in that town.