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GIVEAWAY - Is your birthday Sep 4 1950, or Apr 9 1950?

  1. marcn Enough space to say witty Jun 9, 2021

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    This came to me quite recently, and from what I can tell, "birthday serial number" bills are definitely worth more than face value -- but can I be honest? -- I haven't even bothered to investigate this beyond just being super turned-off by eBay listings. I don't care to try and sell it.

    So instead... I want to try and give away this crispy legal tender to someone here who might have this birthday, or have a birthday very close to these dates, or has a family member with this birthday.

    Caveats are:

    1. I reserve the right to choose who gets it
    2. Anyone who wants to claim it has to PM me compelling evidence of a birthdate match or close match.

    Evidence might be a birth certificate, a driver's license, or some other type of credible ID. Blur your address and ID numbers if you want, but I'll need to see name and birthdate.

    It's a long shot, but there's no catch, no gimmick here. It would make me unreasonably happy to discover that someone here has this birthdate, and if so, then damn it, this is your Benjamin! I'll want you to have it!

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  2. Walrus Jun 9, 2021

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    Shoot I didn’t know this was a thing. Not for me anyway I was born after the Beatles broke up (that’s how I mark time) but I wonder if whomever claims that bill watched the Beatles on Ed Sullivan. Cool thing for you to do.
     
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  3. Mafkees Jun 9, 2021

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    This is a hilarious and very attentive concept.
    Sadly (or fortunately, depending on perspective) this predates me by nearly half a century.
     
  4. Vercingetorix Banned Jun 9, 2021

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    Like any rational human being would like that secretary of the treasuries signature? Burn the fucking thing. He can’t even use cursive. He printed his name.
     
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  5. Walrus Jun 9, 2021

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    I’ll take yours off your hands I’m not picky about dates either. If they bother you that much gather them up and mail them out it will be a cathartic moment
     
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  6. Vercingetorix Banned Jun 9, 2021

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    Money is for spending. I certainly do not keep it under the mattress.
     
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  7. Walrus Jun 9, 2021

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    Well I’m with you I don’t think signatures should be tolerated I saw Barry Gibbs signature one time and was completely triggered, I can’t stand disco, darn it.
     
  8. JwRosenthal Jun 9, 2021

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    They didn’t always do disco- they could get a little funky too

     
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  9. Walrus Jun 9, 2021

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    Darn I confess I like a lot of their stuff they had some great harmony I just don’t like to do so publicly as I have built this very macho image
     
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  10. TDBK Jun 9, 2021

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  11. pdxleaf Jun 9, 2021

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    Now you're Jive talkin'
     
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  12. Walrus Jun 9, 2021

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    Dude that’s pretty much all I do, that’s how I roll, it’s like I got night fever
     
  13. Walrus Jun 9, 2021

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    I mean even if your not into disco you can dig this stuff it is of incredible talent to perform such vocal work

     
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  14. pdxleaf Jun 9, 2021

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    You touched me

    Edit: was it talent or just those incredibly tight pants (MY EYES ARE BURNING)
     
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  15. Walrus Jun 9, 2021

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    Oh snap I just listened didn’t even look, shoot can I delete it or is it too late?
     
  16. pdxleaf Jun 9, 2021

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    You can never un-see that..

    We have desecrated the OP's thread, a thread that was making a magnanimous and noble gesture. Our apologies. You'll never get rid of that 100 bucks now
     
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  17. Walrus Jun 9, 2021

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    Frig I am feeling deep remorse here the dude is passing out a Benjamin a very nice gesture and I completely ruined it. I will make sure tomorrow I make penance in someway and sincere apologies to the OP. I’m pretty sure that Dave and JW set me up to look like the bad guy here snd I fell in to their trap, I am such a watch noob.
     
  18. marcn Enough space to say witty Jun 9, 2021

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    I am only ever crestfallen over threads that display internal coherence!

    So far, one member has come forward with a partial match (day and month). Let's keep this open a couple of weeks and see if anyone comes forward with an exact match.

    Okay... back to your Bee Gees and the "too boo-koo" tight pants stuff...
     
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  19. Walrus Jun 9, 2021

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    I’m going to the Bowery and offer someone a free beer if they can show me ID with that date on it, I mean we are all kinds related right so it would be fair
     
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  20. JwRosenthal Jun 9, 2021

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    I listened to Primus and Metallica and saw Trent Reznor in a small LA club when nobody knew who Nine Inch Nails was in the early 90’s....but this can still get me singing and crying in my car when I’m alone....no shame.

     
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