28 Trivia Tidbits About Money to Stack in the Fort Knox of Your Brain

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28 Trivia Tidbits About Money to Stack in the Fort Knox of Your Brain

We’re enamored with money facts lately because it’s our way of being in the vicinity of cash. We’ve never really had any, so maybe learning more about it will help us make some of our own.

CRACKED COM During its heyday in the late 1970s, Pablo Escobar's drug cartel spent $2,500 each month on rubber bands to hold its bricks of cash together.

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The Beatles wrote some of their songs purely because they wanted to buy cool new stuff. CRACKED.COM Paul McCartney and John Lennon would start a songwriting session with something like, Now let's write a swimming pool.

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Maisie Williams is beloved for her role as Arya Stark on Game of Thrones. CRACKED.COM She recently admitted that she only accepted the role so she'd have the money to buy a laptop!

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Crypto Scams PURE THE IEARN SCAM At the end of 2020, iEarn Bot stopped people in Romania from taking out their money and asked them to switch it into a new type of currency called iBot, worth the same amount. But users are still waiting to get their hands on actual currency. CRACKED

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Crypto Scams B THE PAYPAL Pay SCAM In 2023, a 79-year-old was tricked out of $79,500 by a crypto scammer using PayPal. The scam relied on fear, guilt, and all sorts of other tactics to take advantage of the victim's lack of computer knowledge. CRACKED

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ROCKY BALBOA'S JACKET AND BOXING SHORTS. CRACKED.COM At an auction in 2015, the jacket Sylvester Stallone wore in Rocky sold for $149,000, while a pair of boxing shorts he wore in Rocky IV sold for $57,500. We just hope somebody cleaned those shorts since 1985.

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TONY SOPRANO'S 2003 CADILLAC ESCALADE. CRACKED.COM The car Soprano drove in the final three seasons of The Sopranos was sold for nearly $120,000 in 2015. The car also came with Soprano's driver's license.

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