Eurotic XP-erience

Discussion in 'Green Room' started by Electronic Punk, Jan 3, 2002.

  1. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Just got back from Belgium today, when I flew over last sunday they were using Belgian francs, two days later they are using euros, very freaky.

    First thing I bought with europes new currency on the 1st January 2002, yes boys and girls, 20 marlboro lights.
    Only cost like 3 euros 20 cents (about £2!!!)
     
  2. noah472

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    No offence intended at all to American forum participants but ....

    why the hell did the name the small change part of the Euro have to be cents!!?! I thought it was a European currency!?!

    :confused:

    ;)
     
  3. Electronic Punk

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    Funnily enough 1 euro cent is about the same value as an american cent.

    I didn't get my hands on a 500 Euro note tho :D

    What could they have called it?
    I noticed I have euro coins in my pocket (1-2-20cents-5cents)
    that weerw printed 3 years ago!
     
  4. noah472

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    They should have called it the Ecky lol!!! :D :D
     
  5. Electronic Punk

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  6. JJB6486

    JJB6486 Retired Mod Political User

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    Long Live The US Dollar $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

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  7. MiseryQ

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    I can understand the cents...

    But whys it called a "EURO:??? :confused:
     
  8. Howling Wolf

    Howling Wolf We did not deserve this !

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    Please, don't be so self-centered ! American people aren't the best, nor are europeans...
     
  9. Howling Wolf

    Howling Wolf We did not deserve this !

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    Answer to MiseryQ

    EURO for Euro-pe, that simple.
     
  10. MdSalih

    MdSalih The Boss

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    I WANT LOADS OF...

    €€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€€
    $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
    ££££££££££££££££££££££££££££££££££££££££££££

    :)

    i don't care whatever.. just give me :)

    MdSalih - off to the bank to see what surprise awaits him :D
     
  11. Hey German boy, go back to Germania! :D
     
  12. Electronic Punk

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    Now now people, calm down...
    I accept any currency ;)
     
  13. existenz

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    HURRA FOR MY CANADIAN DOLLAR!!!!! lol :eek:
     
  14. broly

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    HURRAH TO GOLD AND OIL!!! :D
     
  15. Lactic.Acid

    Lactic.Acid Guest

    Uhhh, perhaps because "cent" is 100? In French it's centime, if I remember right, and I'm not a linguistics major, but I can only assume it goes back to Latin at some point. So leave us yanks alone!
    /L.A
     
  16. broly

    broly Guest

    and that's the bottom line...
    coz stone cold said so!!! :D
     
  17. Howling Wolf

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    You're right Lactic.Acid !

    Cent is for Centime, for 1/100e, for 100.
    You're good in French (latin origin).
    But what seems strange to me is why Cent ? Because not all of European languages are not of latin origin, so I think... that's the good question...
     
  18. Electronic Punk

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    Think the romans had control of most of europe so it is only fair :D

    Seem to remember it was the "brits" who kicked there asses with our chariots tho ;)
     
  19. broly

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    yeah, running through dustclouds and barren waste... brits ran through their asses ;)
     
  20. I just figured out that this thread is very perverted!! How you ask? Well let's just take out that "U" in the title :p