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Scottish money isn't real

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samivel
286627.  Thu Feb 28, 2008 11:24 am Reply with quote

I wonder when it'll come to pass that 'retail opportunity site' will be turned into a verb meaning 'shopping'.

 
jim-stock
734975.  Fri Aug 20, 2010 7:07 am Reply with quote

The information given on wikipedia is certainly true

 
Efros
734985.  Fri Aug 20, 2010 7:36 am Reply with quote

I can remember being in a pub in Nottingham and deliberately breaking a 10 pound note, Scottish one of course, every time I went to the bar because of the filthy look the barman gave me. "Fuck him", I thought I'm on holiday and I got a wallet full of these things!

 
suze
734992.  Fri Aug 20, 2010 8:39 am Reply with quote

As it happens, my husband was in a pub in Nottingham when he txted me ten minutes ago (he's on his way home from a visit to his father, and has a little while to wait for his train).

He didn't mention attempting to spend a Scottish banknote though, so I imagine he used the Bank of England kind.

 
Schlubalybub
735655.  Sun Aug 22, 2010 4:37 pm Reply with quote

My dad often sends me money- scottish banknotes usually, and I've not had much trouble spending them. The only time I did was in Boots- but they hated me anyway, the security guards were always following me round the place...

 
Posital
735696.  Sun Aug 22, 2010 5:34 pm Reply with quote

jim-stock wrote:
The information given on wikipedia is certainly true
we can soon remedy that... snigger...

 
dougptfc
762383.  Wed Nov 24, 2010 1:08 pm Reply with quote

I don't think any money is real. if you look at a note it says its a promise. promises can be broken.

 
Efros
762408.  Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:57 pm Reply with quote

Take them up on the promise and they'll give you a brand new note of the same denomination.

 

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