Save Our State  

Go Back   Save Our State > Social Scene > General Socializing

General Socializing Social topics not otherwise categorized

Immigration Pushed To The Forefront Again.... Thanks! To Everyone Who Has Propelled This Issue To Its' Rightful Position. Years Of Hard Work Are Paying Off.....Keep Up The Good Work!......
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 02-12-2011, 09:21 PM
Ayatollahgondola's Avatar
Ayatollahgondola Ayatollahgondola is offline
SOS Associate
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 3,047
Default I got Buffalo'ed Tonight

that's right. I got buffalo'ed tonight. At the end of the evening I was emptying my pocket and segragating my coins because I need those quarters for parking meters, and then I saw it:

It's not that often that you turn up real money in your pockets anymore. Most of what we use now is just a cheap, tinny sounding immitation of the real deal, and bears only slight resemblance to precious metals. Nickels may have been on the low end of valuable metal, but what it lacked in that regard, it made up for in character. Noble red man on the front, noble animal on the back, and it makes a solid clunk when it hits the floor. In contrast, the new one minted today has a clang that sounds like a cheap chinese made tiddly wink.
So feast your eyes on the coin of yesteryear. The buffalo are but token herds now, indians dress in suits and run casinos, and new nickels can only buy you something when you have a roll of them. When I was a kid, you could buy a whole hershey bar with this baby. I could also buy a first class postage stamp and have two cents left over to buy two gumballs with

Last edited by Ayatollahgondola; 02-12-2011 at 09:24 PM.
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 05:34 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright SaveOurState 2009 - 2016 All Rights Reserved