[geeks] Hrm. Suspicious
geeks at sunhelp.org
Tue Dec 11 18:28:26 CST 2001
Wacko. Pure wacko. Tin foil in the hat wacko.
My Father in law is associated with the production of those threads
(provides the ink for the numbers), they are simple mylar threads to prevent
Ripping the thread out of the bill makes it worthless. Your friends sweater
(were he to make it) would cost thousands of dollars - and while he may be
able to pass off his now worthless bills, but someone will catch it, and the
person that tries to pass the bill to someone will, most likely, be out the
$20, $50, $100 or whatever bill they ripped the thread out of.
(Wait, I think I hear the black helicoptors coming.... Hey, someone just
crashed through the window...
----- Original Message -----
From: <s at avoidant.org>
To: <geeks at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2001 6:57 PM
Subject: Re: [geeks] Hrm. Suspicious
> Dave McGuire wrote:
> > In this country there exists a general feeling that dealing in cash
> > is wrong or "shady" in some way. While I generally don't consider
> > myself to be a conspiracy theorist, I believe this idea has been
> > propagated by our government because cash is much more difficult for
> > them to track than more "respectable" methods of money transfer.
> Yep. You ever notice the poly/metal threads in $10 and higher
> denomination currency for the past ten years or so? I have a friend who
> firmly believes it's detectable, and that large amounts of cash in
> private posession *are* tracked by sensors of some sort, down to
> quantity of individual denominations.
> He and I used to pull the threads out. He kept them in a box and swore
> he was going to make a sweater out of them and wear it to the airport to
> test his theory.
> For all I know, he may have done it, I haven't heard from him in
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