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I Raided My Penny Jar

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    I Had Too

    I used to keep a jar full of loose change but now it's all in an old quality street tin as I had no room left. I had to raid it just ow to get enough for a take away LOL, I'm going to be so embarressed handing over all this loose change to the delivery person ha ha!! I...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 19, 2008

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    Don't Count It!

    I saved all my changed in a large 5 gallon water bottle for well over a year. My kids often wondered, "How much money is in there?" When the bottle finally filled up, I agreed to let them count it. It took the three of them half a day to count and roll nearly $300 in change...
    AlternateSource AlternateSource 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 31, 2010

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    One Last Time

    One last time,Raided my penny jar,Now,It's time to save,Change,No more,I'm movin' on,Makin' progress,Goin' forwards,Not back,The penny jar,Raided no more,I'm gonna save.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Mar 16, 2012

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    Penny Sock

    Just like my Grandmother, I have an old sock in my undies drawer filled with change. Yes, it's nearing the end of the week, (paycheck week), I'm on "E" with the purse funds, and I found myself digging through the hidden sock last night! Those Ol' Lincolns sure...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 23, 2008

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    Freddo Needed Me

    It had to be done. The pennies were being used for a desperate mission that involved them deeply. I wanted a Freddo. A froggie shapped chocolate snack that is now totally overpriced. It went from 10p to a huge 16p!!! I needed more pennies and the only thing that could save me was...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F Feb 19, 2008

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    It was young love, so maybe I fell into infatuation, haha. Any way, At one point I had a club penguin account. My username was Penny something. At 13, I played on the site all the...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    But today. Just contractual benefits. Or a fiscal safety net. Needed. Because the wealthy take every penny. Deserved or not. And up prices. Insanely high.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 19

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    reddwarf1910 reddwarf1910 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    just took a really bad spill on my Penny, parents tell me we need to go to the hospital because I hit my head hard, I feel fine though a little sore and a little shook up but fine...
    TaeFox TaeFox 13-15, M Mar 29

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    I'm sick of my damn stupid routine that has me going nowhere and falling farther behind on things should get done. My self control leaves a lot to be desired. It sucks when I know...
    nocturnalhound nocturnalhound 31-35, M Apr 2

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    hancockian hancockian 66-70, M 4 Responses Apr 2

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    If I had a penny for the amount of times people have laughed and said "no way" when they hear my actual age, I'd have more than half of my wedding budget saved. Last night...
    thejoneses thejoneses 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 3

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    pukaki pukaki 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 3

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