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11. Think abt it: How would the bank or gov't benefit from denying you
Edited on Fri Apr-07-06 08:40 PM by redacted
access to your safety deposit box in the event of some kind of "run" on financial institutions.

It won't.
So why would they do it.

I say tinfoil hat.
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  -Feds changing your access to your safety deposit box in case of panic run. TalkingDog  Apr-07-06 08:05 PM   #0 
  - I've heard a few rumors suggesting this,  windy252   Apr-07-06 08:07 PM   #1 
  - Dare I ask...  babylonsister   Apr-07-06 08:07 PM   #2 
  - You act as if that matters  windy252   Apr-07-06 08:11 PM   #4 
  - They also are planning a full lock down of all public toilets  xray s   Apr-07-06 08:10 PM   #3 
  - Too late!  Swamp Rat   Apr-07-06 08:22 PM   #8 
  - Remember 1929?? Think these idiots didn't learn something? nt  Minnesota Libra   Apr-07-06 08:22 PM   #9 
     - Sure they learned something  Art_from_Ark   Apr-08-06 09:05 PM   #28 
  - Snopes says "undetermined"  joneschick   Apr-07-06 08:14 PM   #5 
  - I actually heard about it from an investor friend of mine over lunch  TalkingDog   Apr-07-06 08:16 PM   #6 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-07-06 08:18 PM   #7 
  - Interesting. Thanks for the link.  TalkingDog   Apr-07-06 08:24 PM   #10 
  - I know. What's in a safety deposit box that will affect the economy?  The Backlash Cometh   Apr-07-06 09:21 PM   #26 
  - I was searching my brain for that link and wow!! there it is...  DemInDistress   Apr-18-06 12:03 AM   #35 
  - Think abt it: How would the bank or gov't benefit from denying you  redacted   Apr-07-06 08:29 PM   #11 
  - gold. valuables. certain papers  Viva_La_Revolution   Apr-07-06 08:32 PM   #13 
  - Ok great. So now the gov't has your gold. How is it that going to  redacted   Apr-07-06 08:37 PM   #16 
     - While I think the scenarioi is highly unlikely - the risk for the govt  salin   Apr-07-06 08:43 PM   #18 
     - Agreed. My point is that the gov't is really going the benefit from  redacted   Apr-07-06 08:48 PM   #20 
     - Not extreme deflation-- just the opposite  Art_from_Ark   Apr-08-06 09:10 PM   #29 
     - If the dollar crashes completely, it will be worth less than toilet paper  Viva_La_Revolution   Apr-07-06 08:49 PM   #21 
     - In that case, they would do what every other inflation-ravaged country  Art_from_Ark   Apr-08-06 09:14 PM   #30 
     - It helps prop up appearances  marekjed   Apr-16-06 08:19 PM   #34 
  - Exactly. The money and/or valuables in a safety deposit box  BattyDem   Apr-07-06 08:34 PM   #15 
  - This doesn't make any sense at all.  Inland   Apr-07-06 08:31 PM   #12 
  - Exactly. NT  redacted   Apr-07-06 08:32 PM   #14 
  - Because a run on a bank threatens PAPER money......  A HERETIC I AM   Apr-07-06 09:07 PM   #25 
  - Gold?  Nite Owl   Apr-07-06 08:40 PM   #17 
     - Yes but money was based on a Gold Standard then. Now it's not.  redacted   Apr-07-06 08:44 PM   #19 
     - Technically, the US withdrew from the Gold Standard in 1934  Art_from_Ark   Apr-08-06 09:17 PM   #31 
     - One more thing-- the worst years of the Great Depression are generally  Art_from_Ark   Apr-08-06 09:26 PM   #32 
     - They banned owning gold bullion, but not gold coins  Art_from_Ark   Apr-08-06 09:04 PM   #27 
  - My Guess Is It Is BS  Southpawkicker   Apr-07-06 08:53 PM   #22 
  - What's interesting is that this rumor is out there  hedgehog   Apr-07-06 08:59 PM   #23 
  - Only If They are Stupid  stepnw1f   Apr-07-06 09:02 PM   #24 
  - probably fake.  WoodrowFan   Apr-08-06 10:07 PM   #33 

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