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Contemptuous
11-01-08, 02:06 AM
Here is a boy getting change in 200 000 dollar notes!
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw001.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw001.jpg)
One 200 000 dollar note equals less than $0.10 cents.
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw002.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw002.jpg)
December 22nd, a new note of 500 000 dollars introduced to the market!
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw003.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw003.jpg)
Next - 750 000 dollars.
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw004.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw004.jpg)
January - new note of 10 million dollars.
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw005.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw005.jpg)
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw006.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw006.jpg)
This US $10 dollar note is 10 times worth more than the 10 million dollars Zimbabwe note.
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw007.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw007.jpg)
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw008.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw008.jpg)
A case worth 65 billion Zimbabwe dollars which equals to $2000 US dollars.
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw009.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw009.jpg)
This guy is going to a supermarket. The exchange rate (http://www.boncherry.com/blog/2008/10/26/global-crisis-this-is-the-real-crisis/#) is 25 million Zimbabwe dollars for 1 US dollar (http://www.boncherry.com/blog/2008/10/26/global-crisis-this-is-the-real-crisis/#).
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw010.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw010.jpg)
This mountain of cash (http://www.boncherry.com/blog/2008/10/26/global-crisis-this-is-the-real-crisis/#) is worth $100.
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw011.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw011.jpg)
50 Million note is then introduced!
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw012.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw012.jpg)
Next is 250 million dollars note!
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw013.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw013.jpg)
Sorry, how much is this t-shirt?
- It`s cheap, only about 3 billion dollars!
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw014.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw014.jpg)
May - a note of 500 million dollars is introduced!
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw015.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw015.jpg)
June - note worth 25 and 50 billion are printed.
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw016.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw016.jpg)
And finally - 100 billion dollars note!
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw017.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw017.jpg)
What can you buy for it? Well, these 3 eggs for example.
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw018.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw018.jpg)
Thats how people went to restaurants!
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw019.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw019.jpg)
And the bills:
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw020.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw020.jpg)
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw021.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw021.jpg)
In August, the government devalued Zimbabwe dollar by removing 10 zeros from notes.
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw022.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw022.jpg)
However, inflation kept going up and in September for this amount of cash you could only buy 4 tomatoes.
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw023.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw023.jpg)
And for this - some bread.
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw024.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw024.jpg)
And then it started again: 20 000 dollars note in September.
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw025.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw025.jpg)
50 000 a couple of weeks ago!
http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw026.jpg (http://humorland.wordmess.net/files/2008/10/zw026.jpg)

lakedaemonian
11-08-08, 03:35 PM
I had a friend in South Africa send me a few $100 billion notes to use as visual aids for teaching kids(and adults) about inflation.

Now I am a Zimbabwean trillionaire!