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Why does the US doesn’t have $500 or $1000 bills. It would be so much easier to carry large sum without making the wallet fat!

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Or you could use a debit / credit card like 99% of the population.

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C1 and you can take your card where it belongs

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This is a weird humble brag.

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I bet $100,000 bills would make OP’s life even easier - being cash rich can be a real drag sometimes… 🎻

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Anti-money laundering. That’s also why they stopped making the 500 euro note

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We used to, but they were primarily used by criminals, and the ease of transferring huge sums using $500 and $1k bills was a problem, so the USG stopped printing them. I learned this working as a bank teller, but a summary of the history of large bills in the US is below.

https://www.antiquemoney.com/the-history-of-the-1000-bill/#:~:text=The%20first%20%241%2C000%20bill%20was,particularly%20if%20they%20are%20uncirculated.

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This is correct.

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I just carry my bitcoins. These coins are $30K+ and are the size of half dollars and even though the salesman said they were a new rare element stronger than titanium, it's as lite and feels just like plastic. Only had to pay $25K too. I can hook you up bro!

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A1 all these places, apparently https://bitcoinwide.com/_grocery-7adc13cd-705a-4491-b5c3-58c109cf41a6

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Just buy a briefcase

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What are you needing that much cash for? Paying bouncers to skip lines and drugs are much less.

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Buy 1 bread and get $996 and 23 cents back.
996 in what kind of notes is the next ...

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Why do you need to carry so much cash....are you not aware of cards

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Lol so avoid taxes. Smart.

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Marty Bryde? Navarro?

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Casinos must’ve hated this but yes, it’s because it’s way harder for criminals to move huge sums of cash with 100s rather than 500s or 1000s

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Nah, it's not linear

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I mean yes there’s inflation but we are not there yet..

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Give inflation a bit of time

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So that you can park your Ferrari in the blue spot near the door after getting hip displaysia

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Many places look at a $50 or $100 with scrutiny… let alone a hypothetical 500 lol

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Just use gold bars. An ounce is like 2k

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If inflation keeps rising, for sure you’ll get your wish quickly :)

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