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[–] 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?

[–] ThirteenthZodiac 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

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?

Only in the sense that the guy selling you gas may not need a pound of oranges (and thus choose not to participate in that exchange), but would take your $5 because he can get the pound of apples that he wants.