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How to buy a vehicle in Zimbabwe

Here is a photograph of a Zimbabwean bank cheque somebody sent to me.

This person bought a farm vehicle for "One Quintrillion, Seventy Two Trillion Four Hundred and Eighteen Billion and Three Million" Zimbabwe dollars.

Or in numbers
Zim $ 1,072,418,003,000,000.00

Or for you scientists out there
Zim $ 1.072418 x 10E30

Just goes to show that everybody in Zimbabwe is suddenly a mathematician to keep up with their inflation rate.

Inflation is rising every 9 hours or so!

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By: RexMan | Wednesday, July 30, 2008 at 11:45:00 AM | |

Attention designers

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By: bossmanthe | Friday, July 25, 2008 at 11:32:00 AM | |

My favorite quotes from Futurama (so far)

BENDER: I am trying to watch my input. I need plenty of wholesome nutritious alcohol.
*downs a drink*
The chemical energy keeps my fuels cells recharged.
*lights a cigar*
FRY: What are the cigars for?
BENDER: They make me look cool.

FRY: Well, this place has everything except the only thing I care about a TV.

BENDER: You know fry, of all the friends I have had, you're the first.

(Hanging in Fry's house):
30 GOTO 10

(To determine if Fry and Leila are human or not)
Robot Guard1: Administer the test.
Robot Gaurd 2 (Stepping forward): Which of the following would you most prefer?
A. A puppy.
B. A flower from your sweetie.
C. A large properly formatted data file.
Robot Guard 1: Choose!

BENDER (dreaming): Hey sexy mama... Wanna kill all humans?


By: RexMan | Sunday, July 20, 2008 at 12:33:00 PM | |

Madiba Joke - Happy Birthday Madiba

Mandela is enjoying a hearty breakfast - bacon, eggs, coffee, croissants, toast, butter, jam, etc. when Bush, chewing gum, sits next to him and starts a conversation:
Bush: "You South Africans eat the whole bread?"
Mandela: "Of course."
Bush (blowing bubble with his gum): "We don't. In the States, we only eat what's inside. The crusts we collect in a container, recycle, rebake them into croissants and sell them to South Africa."
Mandela: "Oh Really?"
Bush: "Do you eat jam with the bread?"
Mandela: "Of course."
Bush (chuckling and crackling his gum between his teeth): "We don't. In the States we eat fresh fruit for breakfast, put all the peels, seeds and left overs into containers, recycle them into jam and sell it to South Africa ."
Mandela: "Do you have sex in America?"
Bush: "Of course we do."
Mandela: "And what do you do with the condoms?"
Bush: "Throw them away of course."
Mandela: "We don't. We pack them into containers, recycle them, melt them down into chewing gum and sell it to America."


By: RexMan | Friday, July 18, 2008 at 11:03:00 AM | |

Who Knows - South Africa

Who Knows (www.whoknows.co.za) is a great website which has all kinds of interesting and handy contact details on it. (Please note that this web site is for South Africa only).

If you want to find a number of somebody who can help you with a particular problem (eg Loadshedding or your town council), look no further.

I have bookmarked (and blogged) it!



By: RexMan | Tuesday, July 1, 2008 at 2:18:00 PM | |