Top 20 things you can buy with 50 cents or $700 billon

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from Brainstorm

Top 20 Things You Can Buy for ¢.50

  1. 40 minutes of parking downtown
  2. ½ a Redbox Rental
  3. Movie tickets circa the Cambrian period
  4. ½ an iTune
  5. Not one, but two, bear claws
  6. 1/8 of a gallon of gasoline
  7. 50 pennies on the open market
  8. Today’s newspaper
  9. 1.2 inches of a Subway® footlong (upgrade now to new 16.5)
  10. 2 bits
  11. My thoughts (Hey, inflation is affecting everything)
  12. Some orbit gum for his dirty mouth?
  13. 50 rides on the pink pony at Meijer
  14. 2 ½ text messages once you’re over your limit
  15. 2 bags of Top Ramen
  16. Large, spirally-delivered gumball
  17. A new moral compass
  18. A Top Ramenring
  19. Shave and a haircut
  20. This board – finish it and I’ll give you $.50

Top 20 Things You Could Do With $700 Billion

  1. Buy a house of cards
  2. Socialize a bit more
  3. Avoid depression. 🙂
  4. Buy a better bowling ball
  5. Impress the ladies
  6. Look to AIG for alternative answers and assurances
  7. Y’ought to be able to buy a yacht for that;
    join the U.S. CEO Flotilla
  8. Not solve the financial crisis
  9. Buy buckets and barrels of French wine!
  10. Fund golden parachutes, Wall Street style
    (10.5: Give everyone in the U.S. $2,300)
  11. Purchase the means to produce more, consume less.
  12. America
  13. 700 trillion pieces of Bazooka Joe (I think)
  14. 1.4 trillion McDonald’s Apple Pies
    (of course on sale buy 1 get 1 free)
  15. Fund AIG executive retreat
  16. Pay off 1/1000 of U.S. debt to China
  17. Buy a decent-sized island; launch America 2.0
  18. Provide alternative energy sources to entire U.S.
  19. (buy) Houses for people to live in
  20. Live like a BuffettBuy Iceland
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