What is the most amount of cash you have ever carried on you?

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#1 Posted by scotty992 (2388 posts) -

and what was it for? randomly asked people at work this lots of random answers

The most I had was only about £500 my dad gave me after his mum died he shared out some of the money

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#2 Posted by AutoPilotOn (8655 posts) -
2500 cash for car down payment.
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#3 Posted by KiIIyou (27180 posts) -
Bout a thousand, didn't spend it on anything though. Put it in a box and took out a little at atime.
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#4 Posted by verbtex (9061 posts) -

$8000.

I was making a business deposit for my dad. Holy cow was I paranoid that someone would come and rob me.

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#5 Posted by GummiRaccoon (13794 posts) -

$6500 bucks. Closed a bank account. This was before all that fancy e-commerce and I was only 16.

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#6 Posted by AutoPilotOn (8655 posts) -

$6500 bucks. Closed a bank account. This was before all that fancy e-commerce and I was only 16.

GummiRaccoon
How did you have 6500 at 16?
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#7 Posted by Allicrombie (26213 posts) -
200 maybe? That's being generous too.
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#8 Posted by OmenUK (1268 posts) -

about £3,500 when I left my job as I had my months wages I was due, holiday pay and severance pay and withdrew it all to move into my savings account (which lasted all of about 6 months before most of it was gone on bills, etc).

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#9 Posted by ninjastar (9589 posts) -

Doing a deposit for work I had about $6000.

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#10 Posted by konvikt_17 (22378 posts) -

about $300. was christmas money.

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#11 Posted by GamingVengeance (1874 posts) -
3.5 million dollars. my god that hostage exchange was sketchy
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#12 Posted by Jackc8 (8515 posts) -

$1,000 when we went on vacation to California.

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#13 Posted by Pixel-Perfect (5778 posts) -

$2,600 for my car.

edit: Actually I guess I was carrying $2,800 and we talked him down.

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#14 Posted by Nengo_Flow (10644 posts) -
[QUOTE="GummiRaccoon"]

$6500 bucks. Closed a bank account. This was before all that fancy e-commerce and I was only 16.

AutoPilotOn
How did you have 6500 at 16?

I would like to know that too. At 16 I had like $500 in my bank account and I thought I was sophisticated cuz I was the only guy with a bank account at that age in my circle of friends
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#15 Posted by Zeviander (9503 posts) -
I think it was about $400 CAD, for part of a rent payment.
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#16 Posted by GamerZem (526 posts) -

Was carrying my whole wallet when I was about 13. Had around $275 in it.

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#17 Posted by JigglyWiggly_ (24616 posts) -
prolly like 20$
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#18 Posted by coolbeans90 (21305 posts) -

Something like $2500 for a tuition payment.

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#19 Posted by deactivated-59f03d6ce656b (2944 posts) -

$1,000,000,000,000 zimbabwe Dollars.

Like $2000 dollars for a car.

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#20 Posted by Kage1 (6795 posts) -

$7,200 when I went to buy my Mustang GT

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#21 Posted by lamprey263 (35006 posts) -
I used to be a bookkeeper, so I used to make daily deposits that would be an assortment of checks and cash, maybe most in bills I ever carried in a given day would have been maybe over 10 thousand. On rarer occasions I've handled checks in amounts of hundreds of thousands quite a few times as well.
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#22 Posted by rilpas (8161 posts) -
10,500 euro (roughly 13,000 dollars) closed an account and wanted to open a new one at the bank across the street, the were having a special interest rate and I wanted to take advantage of it (it expired that day)
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#23 Posted by YoshiYogurt (6008 posts) -
Never carried more than $400 on me.
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#24 Posted by tocool340 (21188 posts) -
$1200. No particular reason other than having in my pocket if I decided I want to by something....
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#26 Posted by Lucky_Krystal (1390 posts) -

Around $400 when I went to go buy a laptop.

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#27 Posted by muller39 (14953 posts) -

$500. I hate carrying cash.

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#28 Posted by NiKva (8181 posts) -
$60. It was for a field trip, $5-10 for a ticket or w/e to gain entry, then the rest was spent on food, drinks, toys and souvenirs.
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#29 Posted by GummiRaccoon (13794 posts) -

[QUOTE="GummiRaccoon"]

$6500 bucks. Closed a bank account. This was before all that fancy e-commerce and I was only 16.

AutoPilotOn

How did you have 6500 at 16?

Last I checked this wasn't a "How did you make your money while underage?" thread.

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#30 Posted by konvikt_17 (22378 posts) -

[QUOTE="AutoPilotOn"][QUOTE="GummiRaccoon"]

$6500 bucks. Closed a bank account. This was before all that fancy e-commerce and I was only 16.

GummiRaccoon

How did you have 6500 at 16?

Last I checked this wasn't a "How did you make your money while underage?" thread.

well clearly you wanted a response.

otherwise why bring up your age?

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#31 Posted by deactivated-5a31c68721fe1 (1344 posts) -

About three fiddy.

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#32 Posted by AvatarMan96 (7324 posts) -

A few hundred

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#33 Posted by GummiRaccoon (13794 posts) -

[QUOTE="GummiRaccoon"]

[QUOTE="AutoPilotOn"] How did you have 6500 at 16? konvikt_17

Last I checked this wasn't a "How did you make your money while underage?" thread.

well clearly you wanted a response.

otherwise why bring up your age?

To justify why I would run around with 6500 cash, I was still an adolescent and it didn't occur to me that I could be 6500 dollars poorer in the blink of an eye.

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#34 Posted by Fightingfan (38011 posts) -
hundred thousand dollars.
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#35 Posted by -Tish- (3624 posts) -
Probably around $10,000.
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#36 Posted by Apocalypse324 (1486 posts) -

ive taken 4,000-$5,000 out of the bank on a few occasions for a few purchases, but on average I only try to keep about $200 or so cash on me at all times

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#37 Posted by Ace6301 (21389 posts) -
$50k. It was magical.
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#38 Posted by Fightingfan (38011 posts) -
$50k. It was magical.Ace6301
I honestly feel scared. I had to take 100k from Naples Florida to Hialeah Florida and I was constantly like "OMG I'm not stopping anywhere".
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#39 Posted by redstorm72 (4646 posts) -

$2400. I bought my first car in cash.

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#40 Posted by theone86 (21297 posts) -

I had somewhere between $100 and $200 on me for a while. I didn't feel uncomfortable carrying all that, though, because I kept most of it in a hidden pocket in my wallet.

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#41 Posted by IdioticIcarus (2167 posts) -

Probably like $170 when I was buying a guitar from someone. I usually only carry around $40 in cash at the most.

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#42 Posted by Vari3ty (11111 posts) -

$400.

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#43 Posted by PernicioEnigma (5895 posts) -
Not much, I try to avoid carrying around large sums of money.
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#44 Posted by l4dak47 (6838 posts) -
three fitty.
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#45 Posted by jeremiah06 (7215 posts) -
$650 for my ps3... Was waiting on the bank to send me a new card... I never usually carry more than $25 cash on me...
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#46 Posted by MrPraline (21351 posts) -
Few hundred I guess, nothing much. Use the cards for mostly everything.
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#47 Posted by bloodling (5822 posts) -

Use checks, people.

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#48 Posted by jun_aka_pekto (23423 posts) -

Not much unless I'm traveling abroad. I usually have a decoy wallet in my back pocket with maybe $50 and a cancelled credit card. I keep most of my ID cards, credit cards and cash in an ID holder and secured in a leg pocket. A couple grand in cash is usually enough to last a while.

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#49 Posted by flipin_jackass (9770 posts) -
About $8,000 was probably the most. We had a small business a few years back, and I had to deposit every week. For personal cash, I don't carry that much unless I absolutely have to. In high school I carried about $400 because I was going to open a bank account after school. I lost my wallet that day! Fortunately, someone returned it to the principle's office, all the cash in tact.
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#50 Posted by scotty992 (2388 posts) -

I had somewhere between $100 and $200 on me for a while. I didn't feel uncomfortable carrying all that, though, because I kept most of it in a hidden pocket in my wallet.

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lol if someone dude actually rob you wouldn't they just take your wallet? I don't think a secret pocket in a wallet would be that useful surly?