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[–] Crensch 3 points 78 points (+81|-3) ago  (edited ago)

Power goes out.

Hackers ruin 1s and 0s money.

Tax evasion for unconstitutional taxes.

Hidden transaction charges.

Not telling anyone where you are or where youve been.

Avoiding alimony/child support.

Avoiding paying niggers to breed and sandniggers to invade.

No bank errors.

Barter economy with only whites and cash instead of traceable 1s and 0s *to purchase outside goods.

EDIT: Thanks @Ocelot for pointing out I didn't finish my thought.

[–] NotHereForPizza 0 points 30 points (+30|-0) ago 

So basically half of those can be summarized as "privacy."

[–] CatsControlTheEU 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Well literally just paying people for services or stuff. Neighbor's kid mows my lawn I'm not sending him bitcoin and I doubt he has a credit card swiper.

Buying or selling something from a garage sale?

Giving someone some cash for helping you out like giving you a ride after your car breaks down?

Giving your grandson a cash gift?

I live in Chicago and the only time anyone uses something other than cash here is at stores or taxis. And half the time they use cash there anyway.

Whoever thinks cash has no use must be from San Franshitco or not really interact with people. I don't like credit cards and I don't like swiping them because of theft possibilities. I'm definitely not the only one as well. If I give someone $20 cash, that's it, it's done. No credit card bill, no card theft, nada.

Simple and easy.

[–] Hydrocephalus 6 points 2 points (+8|-6) ago 

And also illegal, which was what op was trying to avoid in asking for legal reasons.

[–] BeefBourgignon 0 points 7 points (+7|-0) ago 

Is it legal for citizens to invent their own cash and use it instead of the American dollar?

[–] GIIOST 0 points 16 points (+16|-0) ago 

wtf u think bitcoin is

[–] Crensch 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

Constitutionally legal, yes.

[–] RoBatten 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

As long as you pay tax on any income from that cash . . .

[–] xenoPsychologist 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

yes, but usually the issue is that no one else trusts your money, so they wont trade for it. or they expect others wont trade for it.

[–] Ocelot 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Wouldn't a barter economy not have currency and instead rely on exchange of goods of equal, agreed-upon value?

[–] Cleanhobo 1 points 1 points (+2|-1) ago 

Ok, I will barter the grass I have in my field for whatever you do at your job... sound like a deal? I hope you train horses.

[–] SquarebobSpongebutt 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Yes. Barter is defined as cashless and dealing in the trade of goods directly between parties. There is an argument that even cash is just a form of barter though. If there any real difference to me in exchanging 1 hour of my time for a pound of oranges that I then trade for a gallon of gas, and me trading 1 hour of my time for a $5 bill that I then trade for the gallon of gas?

[–] Crensch 1 points 0 points (+1|-1) ago 

My mistake; finished the sentence early when I got distracted.

Fixed. Thank you.

[–] o0shad0o 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Many of those responses you've cited are for something illegal. You might also want to respond that sometimes laws are unjust and we need ways to avoid them.

[–] Crensch 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

The laws themselves are illegal; just because the current justice system will imprison YOU instead of the lawmaker for making that law doesn't make it any less illegal.