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Thu Jan 10, 2013, 12:42 PM

A message I found today on Facebook-----and now I bring it to DU.



A well-known speaker started off his seminar holding up a $20.00 bill. In the room of 200, he asked, "Who would like this $20 bill?" Hands started going up. He said, "I am going to give this $20 to one of you but first, let me do this."

He proceeded to crumple up the $20 dollar bill. He then asked, "Who still wants it...?" Still the hands were up in the air. "Well," he replied, "What if I do this?" And he dropped it on the ground and started to grind it into the floor with his shoe. He picked it up, now crumpled and dirty. "Now, who still wants it?" Still the hands went into the air.

"My friends, we have all learned a very valuable lesson. No matter what I did to the money, you still wanted it because it did not decrease in value. It was still worth $20. Many times in our lives, we are dropped, crumpled, and ground into the dirt by the decisions we make and the circumstances that come our way. We may feel as though we are worthless. But no matter what has happened or what will happen, you will never lose your value.

Dirty or clean, crumpled or finely creased, you are still priceless to those who DO LOVE you. The worth of our lives comes not in what we do or who we know, but by WHO WE ARE.

You are special-Don't EVER forget it." If you do not pass this on, you may never know the lives it touches, the hurting hearts it speaks to, or the hope that it may bring. Count your blessings, not your problems.

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Reply A message I found today on Facebook-----and now I bring it to DU. (Original post)
trumad Jan 2013 OP
WilliamPitt Jan 2013 #1
Wait Wut Jan 2013 #2
OneGrassRoot Jan 2013 #5
Atman Jan 2013 #3
Atman Jan 2013 #6
OneGrassRoot Jan 2013 #13
trumad Jan 2013 #8
Arugula Latte Jan 2013 #14
Ikonoklast Jan 2013 #18
geomon666 Jan 2013 #4
datasuspect Jan 2013 #7
trumad Jan 2013 #10
datasuspect Jan 2013 #12
Atman Jan 2013 #15
datasuspect Jan 2013 #17
tkmorris Jan 2013 #19
dipsydoodle Jan 2013 #9
TheManInTheMac Jan 2013 #11
trumad Jan 2013 #16
ReRe Jan 2013 #20
ashling Jan 2013 #21

Response to trumad (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 12:42 PM

1. You're cute when you're cheesy.

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Response to WilliamPitt (Reply #1)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 12:44 PM

2. ++++++1!!!



I kinda wanna hug him, but I'm scared.

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Response to Wait Wut (Reply #2)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 12:46 PM

5. lolol. I'm doing it!!!

{{{{{{{{{{{{{trumad}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}


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Response to WilliamPitt (Reply #1)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 12:45 PM

3. Bwhaha! Two of my favorite DU saps!

I'm getting all weepy!

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Response to Atman (Reply #3)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 12:48 PM

6. Funny thing is, I have an urge to re-post it.

I have a ton of FB friends who'd eat this shit up. Hell, I have to look at ninety of their inspirational God posts every day! And healthy vegetable posts...what's up with that? I can tolerate some kittens and babies, but enough with God and kale smoothies already.

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Response to Atman (Reply #6)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 01:01 PM

13. ...



"enough with God and kale smoothies already."



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Response to WilliamPitt (Reply #1)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 12:54 PM

8. oooooh shit.

Should I self-delete.

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Response to trumad (Reply #8)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 01:06 PM

14. Don't self delete. You still have value.

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Response to Arugula Latte (Reply #14)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 01:35 PM

18. But you have to crumple and stomp on trumad first, in order to prove your point.



















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Response to trumad (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 12:45 PM

4. Yeah I've seen it too.

Notice he didn't tear the bill in half? Yeah.

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Response to trumad (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 12:51 PM

7. he should have dipped it in a jar of Afghan preschooler blood

 

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Response to datasuspect (Reply #7)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 12:56 PM

10. Jesus Christ..

Someone shit in your Cheerios today?

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Response to trumad (Reply #10)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 12:57 PM

12. 20 bucks is 20 bucks

 

it's all got blood and cocaine on it.

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Response to datasuspect (Reply #7)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 01:12 PM

15. Deep shit, man! You just bummed me out.

I'm only getting two tens or four fives from now on.

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Response to Atman (Reply #15)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 01:28 PM

17. we pay for it

 

they eat it.

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Response to datasuspect (Reply #7)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 02:18 PM

19. Dude... damn

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Response to trumad (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 12:56 PM

9. Its what the $20 will buy which has decreased.

Last edited Thu Jan 10, 2013, 03:03 PM - Edit history (1)

As such its a rubbish illustration as it would be with any currency.


btw - not a pop at the poster : just the issue.

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Response to trumad (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 12:56 PM

11. All I can think about is this joke:

A guy is tells his friend, "I went to the outhouse and when I stood up a quarter fell out of my pocket and into the hole. So I took a twenty dollar bill out and threw it down there with it."

His friend says, "Why the hell would you do that?!"

"You didn't think I was going down there for a quarter did you?"

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Response to TheManInTheMac (Reply #11)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 01:14 PM

16. snarf

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Response to trumad (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 03:32 PM

20. I don't need the long story to prove the point...

...I just know that what he says is true. God don't make junk.

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Response to trumad (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2013, 03:42 PM

21. OK, but

who got the $20

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