The MegaPenny Project is where you can visualize what a Quadrillion
pennies looks like.
Man fined for paying with pennies. What is this world coming to?
- Donuts today at the Institute from PennyPickerUpper.com!
1/24/2010 - 7 New Uses for a Penny
(You'll like these from RealSimple.com)
12/18/2009 - Added links to other Penny Organizations
Penny for your thoughts!
Are you a Penny Picker-upper?
Dang! People are
calling me an telling me that now that they've found this site, every time
they see a penny on the ground, they have to go back and pick it up! You
know you want to also!
There are two types of
people in the world.
Penny Picker Uppers
Those who will pick up a penny they see on the ground
Penny Snubbers Those
who will not pick up a penny
Most penny snubbers started
out as Penny
Picker Uppers. Most children automatically pick up pennies they see on the
ground. But, because of economic times, or cynical adult behavior, penny
snubbers have determined it is just not
worth their while to pick up those old pennies any longer. One penny snubber even
admitted to me that she has thrown pennies in the trash!
OMG! SAIS!! (Say it ain't so!!)
You can tell a lot about a
person depending on whether he or she is a Penny Picker Upper or a penny
snubber. This, we call the "Penny
Find a penny, pick it up, all day long you'll have good
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Who are some famous Penny
Picker-Uppers? Recently, Oprah Winfrey, on her show, told Suze Orman
that she still picks up pennies she sees on the ground. WAY TO GO,
The Penny Factor
The Penny Factor can enhance
or ruin relationships. The Penny Factor can foretell the type of boss,
spouse, President, Wall Street banker, road-work flagman, organic farmer, or
parent you will
We at PennyPickerUpper.com know that if you are a
Penny Picker Upper, you are a happier-than-average human being
(statistically speaking, of course). And, to be sure, there are some Penny
PIcker Uppers who
look down on penny snubbers and argue "Once a penny snubber, always a
penny snubber." But, we choose to disregard that prejudicial, 'glass half-full'
attitude in favor of a more enlightened and holistic view. There is always potential
for Penny Picker Uppers to throw off their disregard for penny snubbers,
to become a penny snubber converter and, thus, better Penny Picker
We firmly believe, as Thoreau
wrote, "It is never too late to give up
- 'Economy' Walden, 1854
I sometimes feel like Mr. Drabble!
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Enjoy our web site, point a
penny snubber to this site, and tell us your thoughts at our 'Your
feedback page. We'll publish the best of stories and articles about Penny
around the world, give advice on where to 'penny-watch', and provide tips
on where to find loose change (Hint: Sit on the couches at your friends'
houses and work your hands down behind the cushions - like grandma used to
do - a veritable gold
Where to find pennies and lost
in Santa Cruz California. I'm speaking from experience. One
couple we know make a contest out of seeing who can find the most
money on the boardwalk. A great way to enjoy the rides and pick up
some spare change.
Point Amusement Park in Sandusky Ohio. Money just spills out of
the pockets of people riding the greatest roller coasters in the
United States! (Really a great roller coaster experience!)
You'll want to support our
partner institutions to keep yourself on-track as a happier-than-average,
being. If you find yourself losing your marbles once in a while, visit
and follow the totally free 12-Step program to find your marbles
again. If you just
want to enjoy a great American past-time, have a marshmallow roast and
make some S'mores with guidance from the
Marshmallow Roasters Institute.