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Money, money, money!

24 Apr

Today, the designs for the new Swedish money were revealed. Cinephiles might recognize the faces that adorn two of the bills.

Yeah, that’s right: we’re getting money with Greta Garbo and Ingmar Bergman on it! This is a real thing that’s happening! Granted, it’s still off in the future; I believe the new money won’t start being printed until 2015 or so. Still, this is pretty cool, no? I’m looking forward to walking around with these in my wallet.

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21 Comments

Posted by on 24 April, 2012 in News, Pictures

 

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21 responses to “Money, money, money!

  1. Alex Withrow

    24 April, 2012 at 17:38

    Glorious. Just simply glorious. Forget America’s “In God We Trust,” give me Bergman as currency.

     
    • Tommy D

      25 April, 2012 at 00:52

      Yes! It’s time for us to move beyond the “In God We Trust” thing (this is just my opinion, not meant to offend any religious people out there).

       
      • Emil

        25 April, 2012 at 09:18

        I’m all for freedom of religion. I just never understood why God should have anything to do with money.

         
        • Alex Withrow

          25 April, 2012 at 23:04

          Emil, if we were on Facebook, I’d “Like” that comment.

           
          • Emil

            25 April, 2012 at 23:35

            Well, okay, granted, I’m not entirely sure what Bergman has to do with money either: But at least he’s Swedish, and it’s Swedish money. I don’t think God is American. I could be wrong.

             
            • Alex Withrow

              26 April, 2012 at 16:34

              Dude, you need your own talk show or something, the shit you say is gold.

               
              • Emil

                26 April, 2012 at 16:38

                Haha, thanks!

                 
  2. Pete

    24 April, 2012 at 18:11

    That’s extremely cool. I think we should get Guy Ritchie on the pound!

     
    • Emil

      24 April, 2012 at 18:22

      I’d like Mike Leigh money. He looks like such a friendly guy.

       
  3. Anna (@MovieNut14)

    24 April, 2012 at 19:16

    Scorsese on our currency would be pretty sweet.

     
    • Emil

      24 April, 2012 at 19:25

      I’d be all for it!

       
  4. Jessica

    24 April, 2012 at 21:03

    Question is if we’ll even use cash at the point those get printed. It’s all about cards now aday, isn’t it?

     
    • Emil

      24 April, 2012 at 21:19

      Maybe. Maybe not. The store I work in still doesn’t take cards. :)

       
  5. Tannen

    25 April, 2012 at 06:38

    There is one nation, cannot remember which one it was but they have Pikachu on one of their coins :-O

     
  6. Movies - Noir

    25 April, 2012 at 16:24

    Hmm, I do think the Garbo one looks very nice, but Bergman, not so much. Still, it’s a nice thing, although, where’s the Euro !? ;)

     
    • Emil

      25 April, 2012 at 18:49

      I personally prefer the Bergman one. I like the color. And yes, I wouldn’t mind the Euro myself either…

       
  7. Bonjour Tristesse

    26 April, 2012 at 20:52

    Wow, that is amazing. Far better than boring royalty or politicians.

     
    • Emil

      26 April, 2012 at 22:23

      I know, right? Other countries should follow this example. I mean, how great would it be if Denmark got Lars Von Trier money, for instance?

       

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