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November 22nd, 2006, 12:12 pm

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November 22nd, 2006, 1:23 pm

nah, who cares so long as we can have a Guinness and a nice seisiun! Slainte

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November 22nd, 2006, 1:30 pm

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nah, who cares so long as we can have a Guinness and a nice seisiun! Slainte

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Too right!
 
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November 30th, 2006, 3:46 pm

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shutting up the windows


So ppauper,
No window shopping this Christmas?
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November 30th, 2006, 10:43 pm

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December 1st, 2006, 8:40 am

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F88king dutch - bunch of humorless woosies!


What's the matter TJ? Not enjoying ABN?
 
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December 1st, 2006, 9:40 am

If you have any old Dutch coins, now's the time to change them to euros. The deadline is coming up soon.

Guldens inwisselen
 
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December 1st, 2006, 1:42 pm

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If you have any old Dutch coins, now's the time to change them to euros. The deadline is coming up soon.

Guldens inwisselen


but the notes can be changed until 2032 ?
what about "slot machine arbitrage" ? are the old guilders the same size as any more valuable coins ?

And what about my old confederate dollars ?
 
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December 2nd, 2006, 7:42 am

Our guilder used to be (physically!) highly correlated with Thai Baht... Talking about slot machine arbitrage.


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December 2nd, 2006, 1:25 pm

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Our guilder used to be (physically!) highly correlated with Thai Baht... Talking about slot machine arbitrage.

indeed....I had to look it up, but 50 bahts to the guilder, that's sweet,
but sadly it's the wrong direction if anyone has a jar full of guilders



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December 2nd, 2006, 1:43 pm

With the rising commodity prices, the return on the jar of guilders (earned by guilder-baht arbitrage) must be fantastic over the last few years.

But I guess the commodity return should even be higher before the intrinsic value of the jar of guilders will match it's economic value (if you'd be able to exchange to Euro)

Luckily the old guilder "notes" can still be exchanged, since I don't expect their intrinsic value to become close to the economic value. However, the Dutch bank notes were infamous for having a very high percentage of drugs marks on it... so I might be wrong assuming a very low intrinsic value ;-)
 
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December 4th, 2006, 9:23 am

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Originally posted by: VrankHowever, the Dutch bank notes were infamous for having a very high percentage of drugs marks on it... so I might be wrong assuming a very low intrinsic value ;-)


So a good way for the DNB to make a profit when the notes are finally all collected in 2032
 
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