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(Some Guy)   Dumbasses copy and paste counterfeit money   ( divider line
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6304 clicks; posted to Main » on 25 Oct 2001 at 12:34 AM (16 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2001-10-25 12:37:34 AM  
Ahaha!! Copy and paste...
2001-10-25 12:47:03 AM  
Isn't the correct term "Cut and paste"?
2001-10-25 12:51:47 AM  
Shoulda' used Photoshop!
2001-10-25 12:51:54 AM  
man what ever hapened to the countefitters who took the time to do it right. i swear people are just getting lazy
2001-10-25 01:18:04 AM  
the part that seems funny to me is that the dumass clerks actually mistook them for real hundreds.
2001-10-25 01:19:13 AM  
And then there is the idiot at the Mickie D's who KNEW it was a fake bill and took it anyway.
2001-10-25 01:34:28 AM  
Did anybody else pick this up.

However, the photograph of President Hamilton appeared on the counterfeit bill who is not the same president that appears on a $100 bill.

Same president? YOU FARKING MORONS! BEN FRANKLIN IS ON THE 100! He was never president! He was a great man in his own right but not a president!
2001-10-25 01:53:09 AM  
*Reaches into the fire to rescue a History book*

Damn! How am I supposed to keep warm if I have to READ these things?
2001-10-25 01:53:12 AM  
ppl fell for it cuz it was the right paper? i wonder if you could bleach the one dollar bills and reprint using a nice color laser with a more official-looking hundred dollar bill.
2001-10-25 01:55:26 AM  
id be suspicious of anyone using a 100 anywhere unless theyre buyin 90$ worth of stuff.
2001-10-25 01:56:56 AM  
damn, ive got to try this now.

anyone got any spare tens?
2001-10-25 02:31:56 AM  
I dunno who's dumber; the clerks or the counterfeiters..
2001-10-25 02:40:37 AM  
Alexander Hamilton was the 1st Secretary of the Treasury, but obviously never president as the article claims.
2001-10-25 02:42:41 AM  
heh, we kept the $100 traveler's check my friend took at 3am while manning the late night pizza window in SF: 2 photocopies held together with scoth tape around the edges. our boss was a cock, though... so I could never tell if he did it on purpose or not... he didn't get fired...
2001-10-25 02:46:58 AM  
ya know, you'd kind of expect this since the nearest town to Yreka is called Weed.
2001-10-25 03:02:54 AM  
I hope the smoking gun gets a hold of a copy of these bills, I wanna see the patch job these guys did.
2001-10-25 03:08:37 AM  
Used to be that the dollar slots in vending machines weren't that sophisticated.

Some friends at work would copy the face side of $1 bills on a black and white copier. Cut them out neatly and the machines happily took these counterfeit bills!

Also I have read about in pre-war Austria a counterfeiting trick was tried where 14 bills were made into 15 bills. Each bill was cut into 2 pieces so they made 15 shorter bills. Pretty elegant!
2001-10-25 03:36:19 AM  
Bleaching 1 dollar bills and reprinting is already an old trick. I think printing 25 dollar bills would be much more fun.
2001-10-25 04:09:20 AM  
2001-10-25 04:10:44 AM  
"Bail for both until their arraignment later this week has been set at $15,000."

Let's just see if they pay that in hundred-dollar bills.
2001-10-25 04:12:58 AM  
they are one step up from making coins from work sites and getting the electrical plugs
2001-10-25 04:15:19 AM  
It is funny how the article mentions that the picture of the president on the 10 is different from the picture of the president on the 100, when the only to bills that don't have pictures of presidents on them are the 10 and the 100.
2001-10-25 06:22:29 AM  
"two" he means...
2001-10-25 08:02:46 AM  
I used to do this when I was in Jr. High. Tore the corners off of several $20 bills and scotch taped them onto $1 bills. It never failed, I probably did it 5 or 6 times during my 7th grade year before getting paranoid and quitting. That was big money for a 13-year-old!

I'm not trying to brag or anything, just saying that any idiot 7th grader can do what these guys did. My "$20 bills" actually had "one dollar" written across the bottom of them and the picture was George Washington but nobody seemed to notice. Probably because I chatted with the cashiers during the entire transaction.
2001-10-25 08:09:55 AM  
Serving Siskiyou County from Yreka

That's something I'd expect to see on
2001-10-25 09:08:03 AM  
I've discovered that with a few hours work, I can file down 50 pence pieces to the size of 10 pence pieces, then use them in amusement arcades. Ha !
2001-10-25 09:10:59 AM  
some of you photoshoppers - get to work!

let's see what these would look like
HPZ [TotalFark]
2001-10-25 10:05:21 AM  
I just sent a letter to their editor.
HPZ [TotalFark]
2001-10-25 10:35:07 AM  
Mole4hire: some of you photoshoppers - get to work!
let's see what these would look like

Done and done. Here's my take on it:

[image from too old to be available]
2001-10-25 10:47:07 AM  
Hey, cut them some slack. They work at McDonalds. Like they've ever seen a hundred dollar bill before...
2001-10-25 11:04:34 AM  
Anyone see the "Man Show" episode where they were making fake bills to take into strip clubs?

"It's so dark in those places, they'll never tell the difference!"

2001-10-25 11:27:14 AM  
Counterfeit Graphics Circulate Thru Internet
2001-10-25 11:28:47 AM  
2001-10-25 12:17:43 PM  
"However, the photograph of President Hamilton appeared on the counterfeit bill who is not the same president that appears on a $100 bill. "

I don't think it's a photograph.....
2001-10-25 02:50:21 PM  
Why should these guys get charged with anything? It's not like the fake stuff was even very close to looking like the real money. If nothing else, the idiots who took the money should be charged too just for being stupid.

Better story from Arkasas. Several years ago when I lived there, someone was passing fakes. The police and local paper were very civic minded and printed a picture of the fake and what to look for. A 7-11 employee later took a fake that was simply the picture cut out of the paper and colored green, with normal newspaper printing on the back.
2001-10-25 05:40:34 PM  
RBCP, how would that work?

You take a $20 that you have, cut out the 20 parts and paste them on $1s.

Now, you have a $1 that was used as a $20 and a cut up $20 that no one will take, and the bank should be very suspicious of. So, when you wanted to pay $20 for something, you use up the original $20 and the $1 as the carrier and pay $21 for paid more money than you needed to in 7th grade?
2001-10-25 09:55:25 PM  
The link's gone sour. Here's the new one.
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