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Wednesday, September 1. 2010
Checkbook? Credit cards? Expired membership cards? Business cards? Town beach pass? Dry cleaning slips? Tax receipts? An old condom? Concealed carry permit? To-do list? Money???
I'll go first:
$143, 7 of my business cards, two credit cards, my ATM card, my Triple A card, my carry permit, my medical insurance card, driver's license, supermarket bonus card, Costco Card, a mini-copy of my latest EKG showing my harmless PVCs, a list of phone numbers which aren't entered onto my cell, a small photo of my kids, and my hunting license. Pretty boring, really.
What's in your wallet?
Tell us in the comments.
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£90, Drivers License,ATM card, Credit Card, Repeat prescription card,£10 Homebase voucher, Picture of my wife,
A few ATM reciepts,Arabic drivers License (i used to work in Libya)scrap of paper with phone numbers on.
Usual stuff really.
Driver's license, Health Insurance Card, AAA card, Amex card, two ATM/debit cards, discount cards for three grocery stores, none of which I shop at anymore, one or two stray receipts, about $1.50 in change and about $40 in bills, which is more than I usually have.
Concealed carry permit, hunting license/fishing license, several of my business cards, Soc. Sec. card, old military id, credit cards, photos of my kids, and................................................... a one-peso note issued by the Japanese occupation government in the Philippines. My dad took it off a guy who, uh, didn't need it anymore.
Three credit cards (2 business, 1 personal), 3 receipts, insurance card, drivers license, carry permit, security access card, and far too little money.
I checked my pocket after seeing that photo. I thought maybe you had stolen my wallet.
I can't imagine why you'd need to check to see if that was in your pocket.
$1.24, Driver's license, Health insurance card, 8 supermarket or drugstore discount cards, 2 credit cards, debit card, about 16 receipts, library card, botanical garden membership, zoo membership, guest cards for botanic garden, assorted expired Dunkin Donuts and MacDonalds coupons for delicious coffee drinks I never had time to redeem, movie ticket stubs, metro stubs from Montreal, Compact flash card, platinum earring back (to try to match at jeweller's), eight stamps peeling off the backing and probably unusable by now (need one cent added anyway)
This isn't nearly as interesting as the thread on what women have in their purses, but here's my contribution:
drivers license, carry permit, NRA membership card, NRA Range Safety Officer card, discount card to local restaurant, prescription benefit card, Office Depot rewards card, haircut discount card, business card from AR-15 riflesmith, business card from a reloading supply company, business card from a high school buddy (who retired, this is his "fun" business - yacht delivery), business card from another high school buddy (corporate lawyer), business card from the daughter of a guy who when he was about 90 would come to our range to shoot, business card from my lawyer (and next door neighbor), another business card for another AR-15 riflesmith, American Seniors Assn. card, blood donor card, health insurance card, two cards to remind me to review a B&B my wife and I stayed in, Shell gas card, long distance phone card, credit card, some cash, receipt for cashier's check to pay a speeding ticket, receipt from USPS for a package I sent in June, receipt for a watch battery I had installed, receipt for a watch band I had installed, a blank check.
It's clear I have way too much stuff in my wallet!!! I'll be cleaning it out this evening :-).
$3, credit card, ATM card, retired Army ID, retail book store card, vA ID card, grocery card, life member card 11th ACR Vietnam/Cambodia card, Sam's Club, NG Assoc. Texas lifetime card, car ins. card (2), dental ins. card, 2 Wal-Mart gift cards (3 years old), 11th ACR challenge coin.
Edit, edit, edit. That's VA ID card, not "vA" and eliminate first "card" from 11th ACR Viertnam/Cambodia.
YIKES! You guys must have nasty bouts of sciatica. You need purses.
For me, some credit cards, DL, insurance card, AAA card, ATM card, COSTCO card and, 'cause I'm that sorta worldly character, library card. Ain't got no cash. If I had cash I wouldn't hang around here, would I?
$128, one credit card, ATM card, AAA card, carry permit, fishing/hunting license, Sea//Tow membership card, health insurance/prescription card, driver's license, TWIC card, Fire Department/EMS officers badge (retired), BJ's membership card....I think that's it....whoops, South Carolina hunting and fishing license.
An empty space where my Concealed Carry Permit would be if I didn't live in NJ.
Obama’s greedy fingers, and the “good intentions” of my State legislature.
Plus my ID, PayPal debit card, one credit card, carry permit, card of advice on what to do should the carry permit prove its worth, and 5 local loyalty/punch cards.
$25 (including my lucky 2 dollar bill), 4 credit cards, 2 ATM cards, Costco card, SC driver's license, SC voter registration card, 6 insurance cards: health, vision, dental, 3 autos, AAA card, paper with important ph #'s, my wife's business card.
$20. (Next week's breakfast budget.) 9 business cards from my last (failed) business. Wife's ATM card. Home Depot charge card. Kroger rewards card. Ace Hardware rewards card. Driver's License. 4 pix of various and assorted grandkids. Pharmacy card. NRA Member card. State farm proof-of-insurance cards. Sam's membership card. 2 credit cards.
I hope that wallet is not being carried in a back pocket. That's a case of sciatica right there.
$370, 2 stamps, DL, Concealed Carry, Military ID, 2 FAA certificates, block buster card, resturant rewards card for my favorite English pub, 1 credit card, home depot card (borrowed from the missus and forgot to return), MSF completion certificate, pre-paid long distance card, 3 rewards cards for other places I occasionally go, 6 business cards
Record of Service Card (Canadian Forces retired ID), two used Docklands Light Railway tickets, UK debit (ATM) card, UK VISA card, Canadian debit (ATM) card, Canadian VISA card, Dental plan card, Ontario health card, Health care plan card (additional coverage), Chapters "irewards" card (big Canadian bookstore chain), Air Miles card, Home Depot credit card, Tim Hortons Quickpay card (no Canadian should be without one), old TESCO Clubcard (big UK supermarket chain), Club Xtra card (a points card provided by CANEX - the Canadian equivalent of AAFES and NEX), UK Starbucks card (works everywhere!), Costco membership card (is there anybody who doesn't have one?), dermatologist appointment card, Ontario driver's licence, an entrance ticket to Monet's house and gardens at Giverny, four prayer cards: BVM, St Patrick, Ste Odile (in French) and Our Lady of Perpetual Help, a Canadian five-dollar bill, $4.21 in change (Canadian), a 20p coin (UK), a Euro 50c coin (French) and an SD memory card
Amazing how many cc cards in our responding readers. What is Maggie's? A gun website?
Actually, most of our guys have cc, where and when legal, of course.
But can you kill a bad dude with a cc card?