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Worlds Most Expensive Packet Of Cigarettes?  
User currently offlineDanfearn77 From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2008, 1813 posts, RR: 9
Posted (5 years 2 months 2 weeks 4 days ago) and read 2208 times:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/8152278.stm

I know people say its an expensive habit but  eek  !  Smile


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User currently offlinePNQIAD From India, joined May 2006, 586 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (5 years 2 months 2 weeks 4 days ago) and read 2205 times:

Apparently Visa had some kind of glitch in their processing - a similar story aired on NPR:

Pizza And Soda? That'll Be $23 Quadrillion, Please


User currently offline7324ever From Serbia, joined May 2009, 563 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (5 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 2157 times:

Wow I wonder what would happen if that wasn't taken care off!

I don't know much about credit cards all I know is to swipe the card and pay the balance. Would the Petrol station be credited $26T?



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User currently offlineKingairta From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 458 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (5 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 2149 times:

Saw that on the news this morning. It happened to at least three different people over the weekend.

User currently offlineJpax From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 1018 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (5 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 2114 times:

I was charged 23 quadrillion for gas at BP the other day. Visa said it happened to approx. 13,000 people.

User currently offlineVikkyvik From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 10048 posts, RR: 26
Reply 5, posted (5 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 2031 times:
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Quoting 7324ever (Reply 2):
Wow I wonder what would happen if that wasn't taken care off!

There's really no way it couldn't have been taken care of.

If my math is correct, 23 quadrillion dollars is somewhere above 2,500 times the US national debt.



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User currently offlineNighthawk From UK - Scotland, joined Sep 2001, 5157 posts, RR: 33
Reply 6, posted (5 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 1992 times:



Quoting 7324ever (Reply 2):
Wow I wonder what would happen if that wasn't taken care off!

Good luck repaying it! The interest payments alone would be greater than the US's GDP! The store owner would be laughing all the way to the bank though!



That'll teach you
User currently offlineLTBEWR From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 13120 posts, RR: 12
Reply 7, posted (5 years 2 months 2 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1966 times:

And people complain here in NY City having to pay $10-11 a pack for most cigarettes.
Some IT programmer made a big boo-boo.


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