Couple Glues 39,000 Pennies to Bedroom Floor

Jan 18, 2013 Full story: NBC Philadelphia 38

Like many young couples, Ryan Lange and Emily Belden were looking for inspiration while deciding how to renovate the bedroom of their Chicago home.

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Rick Harrison

Hoffman Estates, IL

#24 Jan 18, 2013
justaguess wrote:
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Just doesn't make a whole lotta cents does it..?..
I found a 1909 svdb in a penny roll I got from the bank to look for wheaties....circa 1975....still got it...may use it for my retirement..
Are you going to retire for a couple of weeks or one pretty good long weekend?

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#25 Jan 18, 2013
Rick Harrison wrote:
<quoted text>Are you going to retire for a couple of weeks or one pretty good long weekend?
lol...I was thinkin' when I know it is about 'time'..of takin' one of those all you can eat seafood cruises...then between the lobster & butter and the inevitable, just layin' it down in cabin 38, 3rd deck, no porthole..
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#26 Jan 18, 2013
That's kinda cool.

And once they stop circulating the penny damn that'll be one sweet floor.

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#27 Jan 19, 2013
justaguess wrote:
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lol...I was thinkin' when I know it is about 'time'..of takin' one of those all you can eat seafood cruises...then between the lobster & butter and the inevitable, just layin' it down in cabin 38, 3rd deck, no porthole..
butter....what a way to go........
Donkey Estonkey

Hampton, VA

#28 Jan 19, 2013
Cold...
I Got Balls

Lady Lake, FL

#29 Jan 19, 2013
justaguess wrote:
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Just doesn't make a whole lotta cents does it..?..
I found a 1909 svdb in a penny roll I got from the bank to look for wheaties....circa 1975....still got it...may use it for my retirement..
better have it checked out for authenticity, quite a few fake ones out there.....

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I wish everyone had one.

#30 Jan 19, 2013
There use to be a poster here years ago who knew all about coins. I wonder what his take on this would be?
lol

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#31 Jan 19, 2013
Bar Fly_ok wrote:
There use to be a poster here years ago who knew all about coins. I wonder what his take on this would be?
lol
A penny for his thoughts.

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Indianapolis, IN

#32 Jan 19, 2013
I envison someone, one day, dropping a glass of lemonade on the floor and being electrocuted.

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#33 Jan 19, 2013
Bet that's a fun place to hang out during electrical storms.
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Clarksburg, NJ

#34 Jan 20, 2013
I once super glued a coin here and there on the linoleum floor of a home improvement center. Loads of fun watching people trying to pick it up. I also photocopied a dollar onto clear adhesive material and stuck it on a green colored tile there, some dumb kid tried to pick it up.
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Clarksburg, NJ

#35 Jan 20, 2013
If these people ever drop a penny onto their finished floor, I'd love to see them look for it. "Honey, it's just a penny, forget about it".
Dick Voeltz

Clarksburg, NJ

#36 Jan 20, 2013
Uh Clem wrote:
Bet that's a fun place to hang out during electrical storms.
Sometimes your comments are really shocking revelations.

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#37 Jan 20, 2013
Bar Fly_ok wrote:
There use to be a poster here years ago who knew all about coins. I wonder what his take on this would be?
lol
... im a numismatist and like all collectibles its condition condition condition ... now there would be problems for a penny with glue on the back especially if they tried to clean it ... me im saving up for that trillion dollar coin ... i think the record was and still is the 1933 st. gaudians gold piece (double eagle) that went for 7.5 million ...

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#40 Jan 21, 2013
Bob The Builder wrote:
Flooring for $390, not bad. Probably will hoild up pretty well in the long run......
How big was the room?
39,000 pennies will cover a little over 12 square feet, so the cost comes to about $31.70 per square foot. Pretty expensive.

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#41 Jan 21, 2013
JM_Brazil wrote:
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39,000 pennies will cover a little over 12 square feet, so the cost comes to about $31.70 per square foot. Pretty expensive.
Yikes! I woulda gone with cork, warmer and far more economical.
Robbing God

Medford, NY

#42 Jan 21, 2013
Were these coins from Heaven?

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#43 Jan 21, 2013
They wanted to "change" the bedroom scene..

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