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User avatar #125 - pulsedi **User deleted account** (08/06/2013) [-]
Okay, so guys, I don't understand. Why don't we just burn money to reduce inflation if we're so unhappy about it right now? I know it sounds really, really stupid. And I'm sorry for bringing that here, or whatever, but I've been wondering this for a while and I know there must be an issue or something with simply doing that but I haven't put any intense thought into it and I was wondering if anyone had an answer. Thanks ahead of time.
User avatar #121 - shashashanasha (08/06/2013) [-]
To put it into even more perspective, let's look at some facts.

With one trillion US dollars, you could give 140 dollars to every single person on earth.

If you had one trillion dollars, and you put it in a bank and forgot about it, your interest over one year would be $59,999,999,999.987, or $164,383,561.6438 a day

Seeing as how the average US house cost $317,000 in 2012, you could purchase
3,154,574 new houses, of which you could shelter every single homeless person in America- 633,782- and still have 2,520,792 houses left. Of those 2 and a half million houses, you could rent them out to tenants and receive, considering the average rent is $1057 for a 3 bedroom house, $2,664,477,144 annually. You could then put your annual income in the bank, and live off of an annual income of 44,407,952,400, all the while still renting out 2 and a half million houses.

But wait, there's more.

The average budget for a blockbuster movie (a movie in my opinion grossing 250 million or more) is 147 million dollars. So therefore you could single-handedly produce 6,802 blockbuster movies.

The average annual income for an american is $52,000. Therefore, if you had one trillion dollars, you would have 19230769 times more than the average american works 2000 hours for.

Math.
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User avatar #96 - tenuousdinosaur (08/06/2013) [-]
Or you can just use a check.
User avatar #95 - iridium (08/06/2013) [-]
The problem with this is most of that money is essentially not really there, since we deal so much with credit and accounts and not in solid cash.
#92 - xxxsonic fanxxx (08/06/2013) [-]
does the banks ever stop printing money? I think for you to be able to print 1 trillion dollars in a month, youll need over 2,000 banks printing constantly.
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#84 - mondprinzessin (08/06/2013) [-]
Germany's face when debt
User avatar #80 - spyisspy (08/06/2013) [-]
so THATS where the "This week in Science" post come from
User avatar #69 - joshlol (08/06/2013) [-]
This whole post is implying the phrase "trillion dollars" is a popular phrase, what gives?
#25 - mcbiff (08/05/2013) [-]
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#24 - akatsukipain (08/05/2013) [-]
ehh pocket change
#3 - oddbird (08/05/2013) [+] (3 replies)
Wait this ain't right. A trillion has 18 zeroes.
User avatar #2 - jacodpwns (08/05/2013) [-]
and the US is 16 of those in debt
#26 - mattymc (08/05/2013) [-]
if i could just have like three of those pallets, i could live in relative luxury for the rest of my life
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#18 - qdos (08/05/2013) [-]
What A ******** useless thing...
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