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Like Joel, I have found that ever since the parking meters in my area switched to credit card and phone payments, I never spend change. I still have a lot of it, though. I have a lot of change at my office, and I decided to spend some of it on my occasional trips to the cafeteria for coffee. When mentioned to the clerk that I was trying to use some change up, she was delighted. "Please, pay with change! We always need it." So every time I go in for coffee, she ends up with a mix of change (otherwise useless to me) to put in the drawer, and I end up with something of value to me. With the amount of change I have on hand, I figure I've got several months or maybe a year before I need to worry about the cost of my coffee habit.

ThyPeace, the cup is $1.88. The $0.12, if I happen to take 8 quarters, goes in the tip jar.
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