Cash is only used by the poor or elderly

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Ever walked into a store and frustratingly waited while someone paid in cash?

The elderly thing I get, it was the way, back in yonder times. The poor I don't get, surely your dole money goes into a bank account?
 
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Lots of people not declaring their cash earnings then go and buy their shopping with it.
 
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How do you know the poor all pay in cash have you conducted a nationwide survey?

We are heading to a cashless society another step toward a one world government.

'You will own nothing and be happy.'
 
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People just end up with cash sometimes. I don't know about you but unless it's upwards of about £50 I won't bother paying it into the bank as I rarely pass one, so I'll just use it.

I think your assumption about cash being for the poor is absurd, and you've pointed out why yourself. Of course it goes into their bank account.
 
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Reading this makes me sad. I must be poor and old :(

But then again I remember in another topic because I went to uni I must be privileged and earning a good wage (not Gucci belt territory though) :)

Pointless assumption is pointless by the OP.
 
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There's not many things that would lead the British to a violent revolution, but getting rid of cash is one of them.

Tradesmen would be kicking down the doors of parliament if they actually had to pay their tax in full.
 
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I will try and use my card next time I go to a car boot sale and see how much I can buy
 
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OP sounds like he quite fancies a cull of the poor and elderly.

Tory voter 100%
Probably pays with his credit card and pays the minimum every month whilst looking down on the little folk who use cash (and have no debts...)
;)
 
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Cash is "real". For people with a shaky grip on their finances, having it in their hand can be a lot easier to understand than having to keep a mental tally of what's in the bank account or checking several times a day.
 
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I like going into shops and watching an old lady pull out a huge wad of 20 pound notes to pay for her shopping. It reminds me of the 90s. Before all this tech carry-on swept the world :p
 
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One thing I don’t understand are customers paying with cash yet wearing disposable gloves! What’s that about? Cash is one of most germy things you can touch.

Then two hospitals i have used only accept cash on pay and display machines. Yet a council near me take card payment for 30p charge.

My hairdresser only takes cash.
 
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We are heading to a cashless society another step toward a one world government.

'You will own nothing and be happy.'

It does concern me that money really is becoming nothing but computer bits and bytes stored on an electronic database.
 
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