$2 bills have always seemed interesting to give for tips in my opinion. I thought about ordering maybe $200 in $2 bills. I'd keep them at home other than a few in my wallet for when I'd like to use them. People do seem to be surprised and a little cheerful when I give a $2 bill instead of a few ones.

This guy only uses the $2 bill denomination, but I'd only go as far as using it for tipping, buying a cup of coffee, or paying for something that's only several dollars.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEa26lfbqOo

Would this be gentleman-like or appropriate to use them for tipping and very small purchases? Is this a good idea?

Views: 347

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

I think it's classy!  And it could become your signature "calling card".  Do it!

I normally put everything on credit card including the tip.  Although if two dollar bills are fun to tip with try Susan B. Anthony dollars or the presidential dollars.

This is actually a pretty good idea, I might just do it myself. Two dollar bills are always a great conversation piece.

It's an interesting idea. Though the problem is, they are not any more useful than other bills. The real benefit to using them is as a conversation starter. I have seen this work for a couple people. Trading 2 ones for a $2 bill, or using it at an opportune time is an awesome ice breaker, and does look very classy. It shows that you put some time and thought into using them. I say try it out, what do you have to lose other than a few minutes in idle conversation?

RSS

Latest Activity

Steve Valline replied to Ross Blaising's discussion Book
"Thanks for the update. Looking forward to more. If you want to discuss any points so far, I love those kind of discussions. But if you want to finish the book and stay in its frame of mind while you read, I totally get it. Cheers!"
19 minutes ago
Liam Strain replied to Mongoose's discussion I Propose Removing Gender-Division in Bathrooms in the group The Great Debate
"It certainly *can* be a fallacy. But is not always. Certainly one can ask for reasonable evidence to back the fears. Assuming that this kind of ordinance is going to walk back child molestation laws, or public nudity laws is a stretch that I do not…"
1 hour ago
Liam Strain replied to Mongoose's discussion I Propose Removing Gender-Division in Bathrooms in the group The Great Debate
"That doesn't seem to be the case in the instance provided above. Where the private parties involved had come to an agreement for YEARS without complaint or seemingly any issue whatsoever. Until this teacher decided to make it an issue. This…"
1 hour ago
Sir replied to Sir's discussion US Presidential primaries in the group The Great Debate
1 hour ago
Roughshod commented on Herb Munson's group The Great Debate
"I find I can no longer deal well with expressed contempt and infantile snide mockery.  I do not do such to others and do not expect it to be done to me.   When I find myself wanting to jump through the screen and punch in the mouth the…"
1 hour ago
Will Vickers left a comment for Kevin Morris
"Hope we can chat sometime buddy. Welcome to AOM. "
1 hour ago
Sir replied to Mongoose's discussion I Propose Removing Gender-Division in Bathrooms in the group The Great Debate
"Some slopes are slippery.  I don't think this is one of them, but still, it's tiresome to hear "slippery slope" used as a refutation.  It's not.   But if we're to believe that prosecuting restaurant…"
1 hour ago
Pale Horse replied to Shimmel Goldberg's discussion Introduction
"Welcome, Shimmel."
2 hours ago

© 2016   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service