momsdoc

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Why not be authentic, and use coins from the country of manufacture?
 

momsdoc

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Should the coin match the metal of your watch and belt buckle?
 

romeo

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Can somebody tell me significance of these penny's I have a couple of these loafers but I never thought of putting anything in them to me it just feels cheap or just plain old stupid sorry for being so harsh.
 

momsdoc

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One story I heard was that back in the day, college students would keep a penny there to call home or a friend if stranded and drunk.
 

Stubbly

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To me, it seems corny. I wouldn't do it. To each is own.
 

immanuelrx

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[
Originally Posted by dks202
I never had put pennies in my shoes until......A girlfriend saw me for the first time in my Aldens shells. We were at a bar. All of a sudden she dropped to her knees and the joint became silent. She then fished a couple of pennies from her purse, and inserted them into my shoes. After that she stood up. That was it.....DANG......]

Wow. Sounds like a keeper. What happened to the comment?
 

nibo

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One story I heard was that back in the day, college students would keep a penny there to call home or a friend if stranded and drunk.
This is correct. It originated with sailors I believe.

Can somebody tell me significance of these penny's I have a couple of these loafers but I never thought of putting anything in them to me it just feels cheap or just plain old stupid sorry for being so harsh.


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Fading Fast

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I never had put pennies in my shoes until......A girlfriend saw me for the first time in my Aldens shells. We were at a bar. All of a sudden she dropped to her knees and the joint became silent. She then fished a couple of pennies from her purse, and inserted them into my shoes. After that she stood up. That was it.....DANG......
Kudos to her - that is a girl with a fun attitude.
 
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