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Everything below 20p goes in my change jar. 20ps and above get to stay. Thems the rules
so long as I don't have either or indeed any other coinage in excessive numbers.
unless I have a silly amount of 10p coins.
with pound coins has got me out of trouble SO many times! That's why.
go into the change jar/tin.
Coppers in the copper jar and 50s, £1 & £2 in the big boys tin.
I used to get a lot of abuse for having a change section in my wallet, I rode those bad times and am now out the other side.
that isn't a pound coin goes in the jar.
My son gets all the £2 coins; both his piggybank and his bank account are in healthier states than mine
i keep the 20p for doing laundry
sometimes 5ps if I have loads of the little buggers.
I just empty my pockets and wallet of all the change I have and let it strew across my desk. Then when I'm leaving the house I pick out what change I think I might need and how much it'll weigh my pocket if I bust a big note and get change off that.
in ASDA or Tesco or somewhere like that.
Other alternatives would be to just take it all to the bank or a pub. Pubs always want change.
i tried this in sainsburyes a few weeks ago. tried to buy a shoulder of lamb and some household products in coppers (i was very, very skint at the time having lost my debit card). the til woman took one look at me and screamed for the manager, saying there was no space in the till for the money. the manager told me they didnt legally have to take my money. i told them i knew that but i didnt have any other money. they sent me to the change machine. the machine took 7.5% of my money off me, and gave me a voucher that i could use for my shopping and exchange for teh munniez in cash.
quite a yarn, eh paul, eh?
They're not legally obliged to take coins for amounts exceeding £2.
BUT you can ask for change bags from YOUR bank, count them up and get them put in your bank account. As long as it's your own bank they can't refuse you.
the rest goes in the change jug.
Clearly in the money. What a catch
The change jug gets emptied and banked most months to bail me out!
Yes! I'm super-rich! The only reason the pound coins stay out of the jug is because they're heavier and do more damage when I throw them at the poor!
AND I'm making a pool of them to five into like Scrooge McDuck!
So yes, quite the catch indeed! Ladies, form a queue! :)
I mean DIVE into!
When you're as wealthy as I am, typos are to be expected.
are good for work vending machines and car parks so I rarely have a cull. Also, I don't have a change pocket in my wallet.
5-20p in my drawer at work for the coffee machine (sometime 50ps too if I have lots of 50ps/£1s)
I count out money correctly when completing transactions for goods and services, instead of paying for apples with £50 notes.
tea/coffee costs 15p here. That helps.
at the checkout.
You make me SICK.
dull copper coins all over the floor.
i have £15 -£20 of them in my room, but now i just use my head maths and pay with them where i can.
Though sometimes I add in a 10p or two to make if I have like 80p or something, just so it's a quid...
5p's in my empty 1.5L JD bottle, that thing's gonna be worth something when it's full!