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Cashless society ( pros and cons)

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by catlad, 5 Oct 2021.


  1. But that's not possible to pay with cash. Is it...
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  3. catlad

    catlad

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    No idea what this mean's?
     
  4. They are on the way out too, and that will create a whole new set of unique problems for some people.
     
  5. Well....... I never said life would be a bed of roses and it would dissolve all crime.
     
  6. I still get paid by cheque
     
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    I've no problem with card payments online banking, but if that's the only means of doing transactions then I think people will come to regret it sooner than they think. Imagine demonstrating about something and your phone gets turned off as punishment by the powers that be, of if a country falls out with the powers that be and won't allow anyone who travels there to pay for thing, Imagine your phone not allowing you through certain doors, its all heading that way and I can't believe how the majority of people seem to be unaware.
     
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  8. Finger prints or look into scanner....
     
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    Use cash for birthday money in cards,

    Couldn't do that if they got rid of cash.

    I can't see them doing so for a while yet
     
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  11. We will soon be Birthday card less
     
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    Covid has proved that a huge number of people prefer being told what to do whether it makes sense or not.

    That you have nothing to hide doesn't mean everything should be accessible by anyone else.
     
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    Cashless society -
    Pros - Consumers don;t have to carry cash and change around with them
    Cons - All those dishonest off-licenses , chicken n chip shops and veg grocers will no longer be able to hire people and pay them peanuts for the day instead of the min. hourly rate and will also have to pay taxes as they are meant to.
     
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    I see a lot of the younger generation using their phones to pay for things, and if they carry on that way then they will find that their phones will be controlling their lives in the future! and I think they are completely unaware.
     
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    Way things are going all joy will eventually be sucked from society...
     
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    People do lose phones, but it is of very limited use to someone who might find it, they cannot spend using it, without your thumbprint. Contactless they can spend with, cash they can spend.
     
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    Not on about the usage if lost on about people thinking they will always have their phone to make actual purchases
     
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