Man, it’s been forever since we last did one of these! Have you been missing them like I have? Remember our last one? Haha… “Would you rather be RICH 100 years ago, or Average now?” – they’re always entertaining ;) Even if there’s no real point to them other than having fun (but that’s what Fridays are for, yo!).
So let’s continue the tradition, and see what your pretty little brains would prefer today… Here’s our next question in the series: Would you rather…
Win $15,000 in dollar bills, or win $20,000 in quarters? (And you can’t exchange any of it or deposit it at the bank! You MUST use it for spending in person only.)
Haha… changes everything huh? ;) Initially I thought I’d go for the $20k in change, but man – do you know how HEAVY that would be? Carrying it all around with you to lunch or the grocery store, or even paying gas with? It would get pretty hard. And also pretty irritating – you’d have to literally count it all out *every time* you went to pay for something! And the more you need, the more that line behind you backs up and people wonder what the hell your problem is for handing over hundreds of quarters, haha… is the additional $5k really worth the headache?
On the other hand, thousands of dollars in $1 bills ain’t that fancy either. Though MUCH more do-able, of course, and at the end of the day it’s all still FREE money. And maybe you’d get lucky enough to find one of those treasure hunt dollars too! Haha… that would be awesome. The only thing that really sucks w/ either choice here is that you can’t use any of it online for anything. No paying buying things off Amazon, no paying bills unless you can physically walk into the places and pay cash, and no saving it all in the bank. You can ONLY use it to pay for things in person. (These are my rules, buster – no going around them! ;))
Which do you think you’d pick? The $20k in coins or the $15k in bills? I’m gonna finalize my decision and go ahead and take my chances with the quarters. I know I’ll regret it half-way through (and be known as the “quarter man” around town), but I just can’t lose out on that free $5,000! Worst case I’ll just have free parking for the rest of my long and sexy life ;) I don’t have a problem with that!
PS: Here are some others we’ve contemplated before:
– Would you rather… have $5 million dollars -OR- the ability to teleport?
– Would you rather… Keep the next year of your life, as-is -OR- lose a year but get $100,000?
– Would you… for $15,000 in cash, give up sex for a whole entire year?!
Jay loves talking about money, collecting coins, blasting hip-hop, and hanging out with his three beautiful boys. You can check out all of his online projects at jmoney.biz. Thanks for reading the blog!