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fenderfour

An assload of money

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This is something I researched a couple of years ago in an amazing fit of boredom at work.

 

What exactly is an assload of money you ask? I wondered that myself, so I did a little research.

 

All notes of American currency weigh the same.

490 notes = 1 pound

 

A safe working load for a donkey (ass) is 20-25% of it's own body weight.

 

Asses (donkeys) can range in size from 250 pounds for a miniature to 1200 pounds for a French Poitou donkey.

 

That will yield a payload range of 50 pounds for the smallest of the miniatures asses to 300 pounds for the Poitou donkey.

 

So here are our numbers

 

----------------Min--------Max

Payload-------50 lbs----300 lbs

Bills-----------$1--------$100

 

 

The least amount of money that could be considered an assload would be $24,500. That would be 50 pounds of one dollar bills when loaded on the miniature ass.

 

The most money that could be considered an assload would be $14,700,000. That would be 300 pounds of one hundred dollar bills loaded on a French Poitou ass.

 

 

Denomination------Min-------------Max

Penny----------$145.91---------$875.09

Nickel----------$252.10---------$1,511.95

Dime-----------$1,008.40-------$6,046.50

Quarter--------$995.00---------$5,968.25

$1--------------$24,500---------$147,000

$5--------------$122,500--------$735,000

$10-------------$245,000--------$1,470,000

$20-------------$490,000--------$2,940,000

$50-------------$1,225,000------$7,350,000

$100------------$2,450,000------$14,700,000

 

Yeah, maybe I do have too much time on my hands.

 

A request was made to determine how much a shitload of money would be. Hmmm...

 

Let's see: all living things produce waste, even microscopic organisms, so we must assume that the smallest load o' shite would be $0.00. We would then look at the largest animal in the world, the blue whale to figure out how much the largest shitload could be. Are you ready for this? The blue whale digests about 8 tons of food per day. That means that the largest amount of money to be considered a shitload would be 8 tons of Benjamins, or roughly $784,000,000

 

I'm always trying to push the limits of economic science... fruit.gif

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Are you sure you aren't my office mate from grad school? This is the kind of thing he'd do in order to avoid working on his thesis.....

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This begs the question how much is a s#*t ton of money?  Is s#*t a different unit of measurement from metric or imperial tons?

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On 4/21/2004 at 5:50 PM, fenderfour said:

A request was made to determine how much a shitload of money would be. Hmmm...

Let's see: all living things produce waste, even microscopic organisms, so we must assume that the smallest load o' shite would be $0.00. We would then look at the largest animal in the world, the blue whale to figure out how much the largest shitload could be. Are you ready for this? The blue whale digests about 8 tons of food per day. That means that the largest amount of money to be considered a shitload would be 8 tons of Benjamins, or roughly $784,000,000

Ya gotta watch the units carefully. Not a shit load of money but a shit ton of money. And as DPS noted are you gonna use metric or imperial tons?

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