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Poll: Million Dollars today or 1 penny doubled for 30 days?
That's a no brainer - take the million dollars today.
What's a penny? Or a dollar for that matter. What the hell are you talking about?
The penny doubled for 30 days would be more money.
I don't want to play, just show me the money!
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1 million dollars today, or 1 penny doubled for 30 days
synchromystiman
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If someone offered to give you 1 million dollars today, or 1 penny and then doubled it every day for 30 days (second day = 2 pennies, third day = 4, 8, 16,... ) which choice would be the wiser choice? Barring of course unforeseen accidents and acts of 'God'...

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Vicious
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02-17-2012 10:12 PM

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Post: #2
RE: 1 million dollars today, or 1 penny doubled for 30 days
I want the penny thingy please.
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Sunny
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02-17-2012 10:13 PM

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RE: 1 million dollars today, or 1 penny doubled for 30 days
I'll take the pennies, I watched "The Happening" Cheer
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Post: #4
RE: 1 million dollars today, or 1 penny doubled for 30 days
Also, we're 12 years old.
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Pennies
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rabblerousing
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02-17-2012 10:15 PM

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RE: 1 million dollars today, or 1 penny doubled for 30 days
1 million now please, thank you.
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Post: #7
RE: 1 million dollars today, or 1 penny doubled for 30 days
I'll take the million now. I could use a tank of gas.
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RE: 1 million dollars today, or 1 penny doubled for 30 days
Neither, I want my free lunch!
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synchromystiman
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Post: #9
RE: 1 million dollars today, or 1 penny doubled for 30 days
LoP Guest  Wrote: (02-17-2012 10:18 PM)
Neither, I want my free lunch!

That's the spirit!

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RE: 1 million dollars today, or 1 penny doubled for 30 days
I dont have room for 1073741824 pennies.

Is the million in large bills?

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synchromystiman
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Post: #11
RE: 1 million dollars today, or 1 penny doubled for 30 days
Sunny  Wrote: (02-17-2012 10:13 PM)
I'll take the pennies, I watched "The Happening" Cheer

Was that on that show?

It is a curious thing that a lot of folks don't seem to pay much attention to, the whole exponential equation thingy.

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synchromystiman
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RE: 1 million dollars today, or 1 penny doubled for 30 days
LoP Guest  Wrote: (02-17-2012 10:20 PM)
I dont have room for 1073741824 pennies.

Is the million in large bills?

chuckle

I don't think it'd be quite that many pennies, but good point all the same. Another consideration however is that if they were actual copper pennies they would be worth considerably more than their face value...

I think I could figure out a way to convert them to some more usable form. ;-)

Make the million in pieces of paper with false promises on them vs actual copper pennies.

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RE: 1 million dollars today, or 1 penny doubled for 30 days
Pennies  Wrote: (02-17-2012 10:14 PM)
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?...023AAca3IsCheer

Day 1: $.01
Day 2: $.02
Day 3: $.04
Day 4: $.08
Day 5: $.16
Day 6: $.32
Day 7: $.64
Day 8: $1.28
Day 9: $2.56
Day 10: $5.12
Day 11: $10.24
Day 12: $20.48
Day 13: $40.96
Day 14: $81.92
Day 15: $163.84
Day 16: $327.68
Day 17: $655.36
Day 18: $1,310.72
Day 19: $2,621.44
Day 20: $5,242.88
Day 21: $10,485.76
Day 22: $20,971.52
Day 23: $41,943.04
Day 24: $83,386.08
Day 25: $167,772.16
Day 26: $335,544.32
Day 27: $671,088.64
Day 28: $1,342,177.28
Day 29: $2,684,354.56
Day 30: $5,368,709.12
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RE: 1 million dollars today, or 1 penny doubled for 30 days
synchromystiman  Wrote: (02-17-2012 10:25 PM)
Sunny  Wrote: (02-17-2012 10:13 PM)
I'll take the pennies, I watched "The Happening" Cheer

Was that on that show?

It is a curious thing that a lot of folks don't seem to pay much attention to, the whole exponential equation thingy.

Yes, John Luigizamo's character asked the question.
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Post: #15
RE: 1 million dollars today, or 1 penny doubled for 30 days
Similar to asking, if you wanta be a techknologically advanced race with atomic bombs, and stuff, with a 'moderate' growth rate.

Or,, be like a '3rd World' techkonology, with tin roofed huts, that breeds like rabbits, on fertility drugs.



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