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When you hear the words “social network” you probably think of Facebook or Twitter. But years before either of those websites — when most of us weren’t using the Internet at all — a smaller, stranger community was emerging around something called WheresGeorge.com, a 15-year-old subculture that’s dedicated to the $1 bill.
via Where’s George?: The Trail Of $1 Bills Across The U.S.
Photo: Prince Roy/Flickr
Anybody seen one of these? — tanya b.
 

npr:

When you hear the words “social network” you probably think of Facebook or Twitter. But years before either of those websites — when most of us weren’t using the Internet at all — a smaller, stranger community was emerging around something called WheresGeorge.com, a 15-year-old subculture that’s dedicated to the $1 bill.

via Where’s George?: The Trail Of $1 Bills Across The U.S.

Photo: Prince Roy/Flickr

Anybody seen one of these? — tanya b.

 

  1. aromatic-ufo reblogged this from oinonio
  2. spookyskookin reblogged this from birdsy-purplefishes and added:
    I’ve passed a few of these along, it’s so cool to see them travel around. One went across texas and went through...
  3. birdsy-purplefishes reblogged this from oinonio and added:
    Oh shit! I had one of these and I never got around to looking it up! It’s been stored away for years and I don’t know...
  4. oinonio reblogged this from creamconecoffee and added:
    Seen several over the years.
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  8. thedownsideofbeinghuman reblogged this from noticeablygeese and added:
    whenever you do this just realize the minute its transferred to a federal reserve location it is trashed immediately. i...
  9. noticeablygeese reblogged this from omgbbqdragon and added:
    I love this stuff! I’ve tracked a bill all over the country
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  11. knittingnoble reblogged this from npr and added:
    I still have an account there.
  12. theproductsofprocrastination reblogged this from npr and added:
    I’ve seen multiple! I had a lot of them in like junior high and went to the site to contribute. I had one two days ago,...
  13. udderfly reblogged this from npr and added:
    Found one today! From the cash dispenser at Kroger! It’s a $20 originally from Massachusetts that has been traveling in...
  14. udderfly said: I found one today!
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    definitely remember this!
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    I’ve had several WheresGeorge bills! That tradition needs to resurge.
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