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No apocalypse rants - but if....

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by I have WHAT in my yard?, Jan 16, 2009.

  1. I have WHAT in my yard?

    I have WHAT in my yard? Songster

    Jun 24, 2008
    Eggberg, PA
    The dollar "collapses", as a bunch of people are still saying it might; what exactly does that mean to us'ns down here in the real world?

    I understand what it means to have a currency collapse, but what does that mean for us??
  2. Teach97

    Teach97 Bantam Addict

    Nov 12, 2008
    Hooker, OK
    look to other countries that have had their money turn worthless...you spend every cent you get paid the second you get it because in a day it becomes worthless...by this I mean...Monday $1 buys a loaf of bread....Tuesday $2 buys the loaf...Wed. is three dollars...basically you can't trust the paper and the government just prints more...you start working on a barter system

    if all else fails...whoever has the most bullets wins! No wait no apocolypse stuff...[​IMG]
  3. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Yup, just like Teach said...one day your mulling along in the grocery...the next...you cant afford to go to the grocery. What it means is.....learn to feed your family without the grocery stores. Meet your neighbors...talk to them about a barter system. I have chickens, a friend has goats. She gives me a quart of milk for a dozen eggs. We grow our own vegetables, and fruits and I cann everything I can get.
  4. I have WHAT in my yard?

    I have WHAT in my yard? Songster

    Jun 24, 2008
    Eggberg, PA
    OK I get that part. But what about the go to work every day part. All business can't just shut down. It'll find some way to operate. We all still go to work the company pays us in worthless dollars? Then we can't buy.

    I'm just not sure how that would go. All businesses across the country will not go under overnight. They'll barter. And, if my bank disappears and the dollar becomes valueless - do I still have to pay my mortgage??

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