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.inLOVE
September 8th, 2008, 12:45 AM
I think it's that it's sooooooooooo hard to earn and you have to use it wisely.

ShadowofTime01
September 8th, 2008, 12:53 AM
You're telling me, I somehow managed to spend $400 in the past week... there's $8.08 left in my bank account right now... and I just quit my job a week ago so I can go back to school... Yet the whole reason I had the job was to have some spending money at school... so I really didn't plan that well. haha.

If we lived in a society where people's needs were provided and cared for, we wouldn't have the need for money. People could be left to strive for improving themselves, not having to worry about where their next meal is coming from or if they'll have shelter for the night.

Guillermo
September 8th, 2008, 01:11 AM
Well, the HARDEST possible thing about having lots of money? Deciding what to spend it on is the only answer, and tempting buying other things. I always say I will save this up, or buy this, but I always end up spending it on something else!

ShadowofTime01
September 8th, 2008, 01:19 AM
Indeed, I was going to use my money to buy a tv once i got back to school... but i don't think i'll have enough cash to scrounge up to do so... I think the only things I've really managed to save up for in my life is my Wii and my PS3.

I think having a lot of money comes with a lot of social responsibility was well, like if you have A LOT of dough, and have more than enough for yourself then you should help out those who aren't as lucky as you. And that's a hard thing, giving your own hard earned money away to help out those in need.

.inLOVE
September 8th, 2008, 01:20 AM
Yeha, ill probably NEVER have time between classes to have a wii

ShadowofTime01
September 8th, 2008, 01:29 AM
Well it's a nice thing to have between classes, gives you something to do... Although I'm normally not one for studying.

Education is surprisingly exspensive... and if you think about it, you're essentially paying for knowledge... is that really fair? Shouldn't you be able to learn for free? People shouldn't be denied the chance to learn because they don't have the ability to pay for that knowledge...

Zorua
September 8th, 2008, 01:37 AM
Education is surprisingly exspensive... and if you think about it, you essentially paying for knowledge... is that really fair? Shouldn't you be able to learn for free? People shouldn't be denied the chance to learn because they don't have the ability to pay for that knowledge...

Unfortunately, life does not work like that, and even High School can sometimes really eat up your cash, especially for sophomores and up. Nothing in this world is free, especially education. I guess it's just another thing in life that we just have to swallow and deal with, right?

ShadowofTime01
September 8th, 2008, 01:46 AM
I'm just an optimist and idealist at heart. haha

I was talking about education at the collegiate level, but I guess you're right about high school as well. I guess I'm just used to being in america where you don't have to pay for a HS education (you parents do in taxes, but it's not like how you have to personally pay per credit when you're in college). I don't like the idea of having to swallow and put up with things, if there is injustice in the world, you should try to change it, even if you know it will be impossible (idealist part of me sorry). If you believe strongly enough in something, then you shouldn't just lie down and take it.

As long as there is hope, there is a chance. But you're right for, now we have to live with the fact that our entire world relies on money, and accept it for the time being, until we have the ability to change that.

Zorua
September 8th, 2008, 01:58 AM
I'm just an optimist and idealist at heart. haha

I was talking about education at the collegiate level, but I guess you're right about high school as well. I guess I'm just used to being in america where you don't have to pay for a HS education (you parents do in taxes, but it's not like how you have to personally pay per credit when you're in college). I don't like the idea of having to swallow and put up with things, if there is injustice in the world, you should try to change it, even if you know it will be impossible (idealist part of me sorry). If you believe strongly enough in something, then you shouldn't just lie down and take it.

As long as there is hope, there is a chance. But you're right for, now we have to live with the fact that our entire world relies on money, and accept it for the time being, until we have the ability to change that.

And in fact, you're totally correct about it. We shouldn't be able to just sit back and take it, we should do something about it! But the question is, what kind of power do we have against the government? And would we ever stand a chance against such? As much as I hate to sit back and swallow things myself, I only say that because there's just no other option left. If I was given something to do, or like you said, if we were given a chance, we should take immediate action.

If only things were that easy, though. If only.

Gymnotide
September 8th, 2008, 02:35 AM
The worst thing about money is when your friend is broke - and I mean, really broke - without a job, and they have nowhere to turn but you. You want to give them money, but you know they won't return it - only ask for more. You want to say 'yes,' but you'll feel they are using you; you want to say 'no,' but you'll destroy your friendship.

DeathlyHallows
September 8th, 2008, 02:54 AM
I think the most annoying thing about money is that if u have too much, then many people will befriend you because of that.. so it's hard to tell friends, from greedy people at the time!

Avey
September 8th, 2008, 07:41 AM
The most annoying thing about money is the fact that practically everyone wants more of it. I don't think I know anyone who is happy with the amount of money they have; they always want more. It's the same with the richest people in the world. They don't continue making movies nor songs because they want to, but because they want more money.

Money has caused the human race to be greedy and that's pretty irritating.

Cherrim
September 8th, 2008, 09:30 AM
Well it's a nice thing to have between classes, gives you something to do... Although I'm normally not one for studying.

Education is surprisingly exspensive... and if you think about it, you're essentially paying for knowledge... is that really fair? Shouldn't you be able to learn for free? People shouldn't be denied the chance to learn because they don't have the ability to pay for that knowledge...
In a lot of countries nowadays, schooling is free. Post-secondary may not be, but if you want to get a high school education, you can because the government funds it. After that, education isn't technically "required" so I can see why you have to pay it. I don't like the rising university tuition fees though. They double every few years. It's ridiculous. >_< I don't really agree with the idea of university education being free, though. Subsidized, yes, but not completely free. :/

Anyway, I really can't complain about the money I own. My parents are, for now, paying for my university education. They've agreed to pay half of it and I'll pay back the other half once I can afford it. In the mean time, between school terms, I have a job and I save up the money. Yeah, I splurge and get a few video games and whatnot here and there, but for the most part everything I get goes straight to the bank. While at school, I pay for any extra essentials past tuition and dorm fees myself. (So I buy my own groceries, textbooks, supplies, medicine, pay my phone bills, etc. while I'm away.)

txteclipse
September 8th, 2008, 10:07 AM
College doesn't have to be that expensive. There are community colleges that are very cheap. You can also save up to go to college by getting a job first. And there's tons and tons and tons of scholarships that you can apply for.

The most annoying thing to me about money is how bad some people are with it. Maxing out credit cards, buying things they don't need and can't afford, and then they whine and complain that the minimum wage is too low, that the government should intervene, that the rich people should have to give up more of their hard-earned cash to help out. I mean, yeah, if you're below the poverty line and it isn't your fault, you obviously need a hand up. But even then you need to seek a job, find some source of income so you don't fall again.

MyLittleShop
September 8th, 2008, 10:35 AM
I have $400 on my credit card, $400 on my pay pal, and $200 in cash... and im 14 year old... im awesome at saving and using my cash wisely

Megera
September 8th, 2008, 12:07 PM
The most annoying thing about money is that Amazon.com takes a lot of mine. Even though I use Super Saver Shipping. =(

ShadowofTime01
September 8th, 2008, 12:22 PM
I have $400 on my credit card, $400 on my pay pal, and $200 in cash... and im 14 year old... im awesome at saving and using my cash wisely
How do you have a credit card when you're 14? I thought you had to be over 18... That's cool.

In a lot of countries nowadays, schooling is free. Post-secondary may not be, but if you want to get a high school education, you can because the government funds it. After that, education isn't technically "required" so I can see why you have to pay it. I don't like the rising university tuition fees though. They double every few years. It's ridiculous. >_< I don't really agree with the idea of university education being free, though. Subsidized, yes, but not completely free. :/
Well the government funds it with the money that we pay it, so essentially we're paying for it... at least in my own country. I also see why we have to pay for college, but I was just saying in an idyllic setting, we could learn what we want to do without having to pay for it. My point being is that philosophically, people shouldn't hoard knowledge from others, but share it them. Unfortunately in today's society, we believe that knowledge is power, and the more you know and the less others know, the better off you are.

.inLOVE
September 8th, 2008, 02:05 PM
In a lot of countries nowadays, schooling is free. Post-secondary may not be, but if you want to get a high school education, you can because the government funds it. After that, education isn't technically "required" so I can see why you have to pay it. I don't like the rising university tuition fees though. They double every few years. It's ridiculous. >_< I don't really agree with the idea of university education being free, though. Subsidized, yes, but not completely free. :/

Anyway, I really can't complain about the money I own. My parents are, for now, paying for my university education. They've agreed to pay half of it and I'll pay back the other half once I can afford it. In the mean time, between school terms, I have a job and I save up the money. Yeah, I splurge and get a few video games and whatnot here and there, but for the most part everything I get goes straight to the bank. While at school, I pay for any extra essentials past tuition and dorm fees myself. (So I buy my own groceries, textbooks, supplies, medicine, pay my phone bills, etc. while I'm away.)

Wow, I wish my parents payed for that much. they do pay for alot of it though.

Zanacross
September 8th, 2008, 03:27 PM
Not having it.

But soon I get £40 a week

marz
September 8th, 2008, 06:09 PM
The most annoying thing about money is that if it didn't exist, every single human being would be a better, more decent person. Money runs our lives now, and people hardly do things out of the kindness in their heart. Money drives people, it's a motive, and people will almost always be reluctant to do something unless they get something out of it. Get what? Money. They want to be payed because it's the easiest way of returning a favor. When you get a job, you get payed for your work. Would you go to your job if you didn't have to? My guess is no, it'd just be a waste of time.

Every student who's dropped out of high school probably wouldn't have if they were being payed to go to school. Everyone who hasn't dropped out has been raised to know that education leads to money. Going to school right now isn't a direct path to money in my pocket, but in the long run, it's going to be the cause of almost all the money I've ever gotten in my pocket.

These days, you're lucky to find anything free; if you do, you take full advantage of it. If money were to be completely wiped out tomorrow, the world would be chaos. Everyone now relies on money. If money was never invented, if everything in the world was never given a value, then we'd have freedom -- true freedom -- our lives wouldn't be dictated by value-representing pieces of metal and paper.

The most annoying thing about money is that it runs and ruins our lives.

txteclipse
September 8th, 2008, 06:13 PM
Would you go to your job if you didn't have to?

Yes, I would. Or I will. I'm going to be doing something that I've been living, eating, and breathing all of my life: engineering.

And guess what? Not to sound stand-offish, but not everyone's cut out to be an engineer. Therefore, my job will have value, and people will be willing to trade things of value they have for what I create. That's why money was invented: it represents value.

People got tired of trading five chickens for a goat, and decided to let a couple of gold coins be worth the value of five chickens, instead. It's much easier to carry around coins than chickens, and if the person selling the goat doesn't want all five chickens, they can buy something else with the money. So it's more convenient to use money.

marz
September 8th, 2008, 06:14 PM
Yes, I would. Or I will. I'm going to be doing something that I've been living, eating, and breathing all of my life: engineering.

So basically you're going to do something your entire life that brings you no income whatsoever.

Good luck with that.

ShadowofTime01
September 8th, 2008, 06:24 PM
So basically you're going to do something your entire life that brings you no income whatsoever.

Good luck with that.

txteclipse and I agree in that respect. If we weren't bound by money, people would be free to do what they love. Humanity could focus on the betterment of itself, instead of being controlled by our own greed. The human condition should allow us to overcome personal greed.

marz
September 8th, 2008, 06:35 PM
txteclipse and I agree in that respect. If we weren't bound by money, people would be free to do what they love. Humanity could focus on the betterment of itself, instead of being controlled by our own greed. The human condition should allow us to overcome personal greed.

Personally, I think it's a bit too late for that. If you take the time to change everyone in the world one by one, the other ones that haven't been changed will take advantage of other's generosity.

People have become so stubborn that changing minds all at one time is nearly impossible..

Gymnotide
September 8th, 2008, 06:38 PM
That horrible feeling when you pay three times and much as someone else for the same, or a better commodity and you feel like a total retard.

I don't think I know anyone who is happy with the amount of money they have;

Me, me, me?

Xairmo
September 8th, 2008, 06:49 PM
I personally think the most annoying thing about money is the fact that I never have it xD
I also hate the fact that money talks louder than words and controlls the world :/

ShadowofTime01
September 8th, 2008, 09:38 PM
Personally, I think it's a bit too late for that. If you take the time to change everyone in the world one by one, the other ones that haven't been changed will take advantage of other's generosity.

People have become so stubborn that changing minds all at one time is nearly impossible..
I agree, society as we know it is greedy and have been programmed to take advantage of every chance one gets. But the human condition is more than that, we have the ability to overcome that, maybe not in our lifetime, but hopefully in our future. It will never be a perfect world, but as long as we try, as long as we keep that hope alive that we can better ourselves, then one day we will over come our shortcomings and work together for the future.

Sorry, as I said before, I'm just a hopeless optimist.

Gummy
September 9th, 2008, 12:46 PM
I hate that it takes so much time and effort to make money, and you end of using that money within an hour on useless junk.

Stalin Malone
September 10th, 2008, 07:44 PM
The most annoying thing about money is how unworthy individuals seem to get it. By which I mean 'working class' individuals such as 50 Cent or Puff Daddy. If we had economic policy based on establishing and promoting a reasonable hiearchy we wouldn't have things like that happening. You may call it economic dynamism or liberation but those of us in the reality-based community call it the degradation of a society.

Wulf
September 10th, 2008, 07:52 PM
Most annoying thing about money is when Gentiles ask me to give them some, what am I, really..?!

Saryka
September 11th, 2008, 04:33 PM
I just hate what money does to people. It's making people greedy, like they can never be happy with the amount of money they have and live a comfortable life with what they've got. People are getting discriminated based on how much money they have or make; or what they can buy with their money (whether it be an expensive name brand or just a cheap knockoff).

For example, there are a few people at my school are walking around with Guess purses and they look down on people who can't afford something as ridiculously expensive as that and have to buy a cheap knockoff.

Nothing's free anymore; I walked into the cafeteria today and wanted to get a fork for my lunch - apparently, I had to pay for the fork, so I just left.

So, like I said, I can't stand the fact that money makes people become materialistic and greedy, and always wanting more of it without being happy for what they do have.

Crystal Clair
September 11th, 2008, 05:53 PM
I agree, society as we know it is greedy and have been programmed to take advantage of every chance one gets. But the human condition is more than that, we have the ability to overcome that, maybe not in our lifetime, but hopefully in our future. It will never be a perfect world, but as long as we try, as long as we keep that hope alive that we can better ourselves, then one day we will over come our shortcomings and work together for the future.

That's what I hate about money. Because of greed, beautiful wilderness is being destroyed to put up ugly cheap condos that no one can enjoy aside from the people that live there. This abandoned hospital halfway between me and my high school which half of it happens to have been built as a freggin castle is decaying thanks to money. And this awesome bar which had historic value for being connected to caves in the hills behind it for bootlegging alcohol during the 1920s was torn down to put up cheap ugly condos. Terrible fashion spreads because people have bad taste and stores sell what the consumer wants coughcrocscough. The police is pretty greedy too. Officers like those who catch speeders and those who give parking tickets have to give a certain amount or else they'll be told to go back and retake their course and therefore they may ticket you unfairly. Schools in certain areas have less classes and learning materials than schools in other areas due to money. The cheapness of using transfatty chemicals in food to increase their shelf life, because they rather earn money than help people stay healthy. Transfats clog your arteries and give people heart attacks.

And the lack of it. Houses seem to always be done in stucco rather than brick or god forbid wooden shingles. Beautiful architecture is rarer nowadays because keeping up an old house costs money and building something from anothe time is so expensive that most people can't do it.

the bitter end.
September 11th, 2008, 06:06 PM
You never have enough of it, an people try to get your money for junk that you eventually throw out anyways.

Melody
September 11th, 2008, 11:49 PM
I have to say that the one thing about money that gets to me is that it does in fact cause so much greed.
So many people these days do stupid things for money. Some will even lie, cheat and steal for it!
And for those who are at least honest, it doesn't improve them either...a person will become so greedy and desperate for money that they'll lose any and all sense of kindness they may have. It's astounding how many good people turn completely sour when given a large amount of money.

What's worse is that a lot of people try to raise too much profit off of something, often marking it up more than necessary to keep business going and keep themselves living acceptably. It bothers me when I see something ridiculously overpriced.

What irritates me the most is the oil companies. It's been proven that since the war on terror started that they've been pulling in massive profits!
They've pushed fuel prices up 5x of what it was about 10 years ago! It's outrageous that they're charging so much at the pump these days!

Another thing is seeing people spend more than they can possibly pay back. I mean seriously, that's another reason so many people are in a bind these days. Because they foolishly got crazy with the credit card and cant even pay it back! The fact that the cost of living is soaring upward now makes the credit card problem even worse! because now people are struggling to get by, let alone pay a huge credit card bill along with it. Inherently this also drives more people into debt they really cant handle because all their money is tied up in living expenses, so when something goes wrong, they're left with no way but credit to get out of the jam they're in.

It's a very vicious cycle. I do agree that it's irresponsible spending that's to blame for this, but also the unfortunate events that occurred to cause this 'credit crunch'

While I do agree that a money system has it's perks and it is successful for the most part...it does have it's glaring flaws...

I do think though that some day everyone will get tired of having to survive with money and we'll go to a system that provides basic necessities (Food, water, a Home, and Basic clothing and basic healthcare) for free. But a system like that is far from becoming a reality anytime soon because no one has really been able to decide how the system should really work. We all know communism isn't great. I think maybe someday someone will come up with a good idea that actually does work.

Though I have to say, It'd be foolish to try to stop free enterprise. Nothing wrong with using a money system for things that aren't necessary for survival.

But I suppose one good thing about the current money system is that it keeps people from freeloading. It actually forces you to make sure you earn your keep in this world. (And ironically a bit of someone else's keep too XD)

Zet
September 12th, 2008, 01:00 AM
the only two things that I find annoying about money is that it makes people fat and greedy

Franceschi
September 12th, 2008, 12:34 PM
I hate that it takes so much time and effort to make money, and you end of using that money within an hour on useless junk.
Total agreement on that.
I never have a clue what to spend my money on either D:

sims796
September 12th, 2008, 12:59 PM
I'm sorry, I have to disagree with all this "money creates greed". Money doesn't create greed, greedy people creates greed. If money never existed, people will fight over other things. All money has done is just give us an easier bartering system.

People will lie, cheat, & steal for a piece of bread as well. People will kill for a valued goat. It isn't money that "creats" greed, because greed, deception, & sloth (in regards to money making people fat & greedy) existed far before money.

So there is nothing wrong with the money system, it's people who can't play by their own rules. We are not nice enough as humans to live without money.there will be no "free sharing", or any of that hippie crap.

Wat I hate about it? Same as everyone else. I never have it when I need it :P

Lucy Lu
September 13th, 2008, 10:39 AM
The most annoying things about money is when you don't need it, you have it. But when you do need it, it isn't there. Also if you see some people who do anything for money, if it something outgrageous. If it is a crazy stunt or whatever that could kill them, they will do it.

Aurafire
September 13th, 2008, 11:12 AM
The most annoying thing about money is that you have to work for it =(

kissing. raindrops
September 13th, 2008, 02:10 PM
Obviously the most annoying thing about money is how long it takes to make it and then how FAST you spend it.

Conman
September 13th, 2008, 08:10 PM
The most annoying thing about money, no doubt, is that I never have any >_> Especially when I actually need it for something I really want. I can save my money for the longest, then randomly, somehow, I lose most of it due to something. Like my mom needing it for something important and then saying she'll pay me back. I'm still waiting >_>

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Confuse
September 13th, 2008, 08:25 PM
Nobody drops anything over a nickel anymore. I look on the ground a lot just to have more money.

I barely have any money, yet they're so many things I'd like to buy.

Sounds
September 14th, 2008, 05:14 AM
Obviously the most annoying thing about money is how long it takes to make it and then how FAST you spend it.

that and everyone is gonna ask u for it
and if u say no,they make u feel like a punk

ErickaVolt
September 14th, 2008, 06:23 AM
The most annoying thing about money is by earning it. Lots of illegal jobs earn big money. Corruption is made by money.

Saltare.
September 14th, 2008, 06:54 AM
Soooo hard to earn and...it doesn't grow on trees....and it isn't reusable!

Lusankya
September 14th, 2008, 09:04 AM
The most annoying thing about money is that everyone has more than me...

Tenbinza
September 14th, 2008, 11:02 AM
The most annoying thing about money has to be..... that football (Soccer) players get payed a rediculously high amount.... like X hundred thousand pounds! For kicking a ball of air into a fishing net!

Confuse
September 14th, 2008, 11:10 AM
The most annoying thing about money is by earning it. Lots of illegal jobs earn big money. Corruption is made by money.

Not only illegal, but sometimes easy. Take Vanna White.

She gets paid tons just to dress up and push buttons.

She also gets to travel everywhere.

Mochan
September 14th, 2008, 02:41 PM
Well, yeah. Saving up is also a pain if you want something.

Arcanine
September 16th, 2008, 08:46 AM
When it comes to college you should all move to Georgia. XD
Here we have something called a Hope Scholarship, anyone making under.... say $100,000 or so a year (I forgot what the number is) is able to get it. And it's not paid for by the tax people, it's paid for from the people who play the loto. So it's not like I'm having to pay for it, it's the people who plays the loto (you know, the ones who stand there scratching off cards while making you wait in line XD).


Anyway, the most annoying thing about money for me is I have too much I want. I've pretty much caught up on all the games I want, but I want a desk (I'm just waiting for them to get them in stock), I want another XBox 360, I want another HDTV to go with that 360, I want the Code Geass DVD boxset, and lots of other things. I try to save my money, but there's just so many things I want right now. Like ATM... I want lunch. XD

Lucy Lu
September 16th, 2008, 09:02 AM
When it comes to college you should all move to Georgia. XD
Here we have something called a Hope Scholarship, anyone making under.... say $100,000 or so a year (I forgot what the number is) is able to get it. And it's not paid for by the tax people, it's paid for from the people who play the loto. So it's not like I'm having to pay for it, it's the people who plays the loto (you know, the ones who stand there scratching off cards while making you wait in line XD).


Anyway, the most annoying thing about money for me is I have too much I want. I've pretty much caught up on all the games I want, but I want a desk (I'm just waiting for them to get them in stock), I want another XBox 360, I want another HDTV to go with that 360, I want the Code Geass DVD boxset, and lots of other things. I try to save my money, but there's just so many things I want right now. Like ATM... I want lunch. XD

Whoa, I wish I could move to Georgia! XD That is a good Scholarship to have there. You are set for life right there. =D

Anyway, I agree with you. There are so many things I want to buy, but at the same time I got to save it for my other stuff like bills. >_< Because of this I am very indecisive of what to buy. Because I am on a budget. It is so annoying.

Black Mage
September 16th, 2008, 09:25 AM
I have a tendency to spend, spend, spend as soon as I get my paycheck. I'm better than I used to be, and the extra money I got for financial aid is helping me buy a car which will be a huge financial problem off my list.

SamuraiMaster
September 16th, 2008, 09:32 AM
"Money is the root of all evil, yet a necessity we cannot live without..."

I don't exactly know what's been said or not so here's my view of money

-It's a corruption of the human race. Those who have none are damned by those who do. Rich are at times unhappy, because all the money...nothing to do with it...or think it grants them power.
- Money...you have it...then in 10 minutes you don't know where it went all of a sudden.