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Locked: New polymer bills = no more folding in half??

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Sigh. Quiet, troll. Nobody believes you own an LV anything.
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get a bigger wallet then.
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From the Bank Of Canada :
All notes, paper or polymer, fare better when they are kept flat, not folded.



Doesn`t say you cant .
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700mb80min wrote:
Nov 14th, 2011 9:31 am
From the Bank Of Canada :


Doesn`t say you cant .

You can fold paper money and place it in your pocket without a problem. The same can't be said for polymer money, which is designed specifically to resist attempts at folding. The use of polymer is intended to increase the life of a bill, but without being able to fold it at all, those who use folding wallets or prefer to carry bills in their pocket will have a difficult time making do. When a polymer banknote is folded, the action creates a crease in the middle of the bill. While paper notes fold back without much problem, the crease in the polymer bill remains there permanently.

Read more: The Disadvantages of Polymer Banknotes | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/list_6823803_disadv ... z1dgrTzW1B
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Australia has been using polymer bills for many years. I've never had a problem putting them in my folding wallet. I find it hard to believe that the Canadian bills will have a problem either.
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FunSave22 wrote:
Nov 14th, 2011 9:44 am
Australia has been using polymer bills for many years. I've never had a problem putting them in my folding wallet. I find it hard to believe that the Canadian bills will have a problem either.

im not talking about folding wallet. i need to fold them in half first to put into wallet.
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I have to trifold my bills to fit in my card wallet.
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Solution - use a debit/credit card.
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JAC wrote:
Nov 14th, 2011 9:30 am
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Sigh. Quiet, troll. Nobody believes you own an LV anything.

Lol, it's been a while since you've posted that.
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When I was in Singapore, I had some Australian bills. To my recollection, they felt similar to, and work the same as, paper money.
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Those types of wallets weren't meant to hold bills ( perhaps a couple, but not several), just the essentials; i.e: debit card, credit card, driver's license and perhaps a Costco card :D , lol.

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Anyway, most folding wallets don't fold bills, they just bend them so it will be no problem. I imagine actually folding bills to get a knife edge crease would be problematic, though.
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