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Just got this from a friend. Has urban legend written all over it.....
Talk amonst yourselves.

http://www.prisonplanet.com/022904rfidtagsexplode.html
RFID Tags in New US Notes Explode When You Try to Microwave Them

Adapted from a letter sent to Henry Makow Ph.D.

Want to share an event with you, that we experienced this evening.. Dave had over $1000 dollars in his back pocket (in his wallet). New twenties were the lion share of the bills in his wallet. We walked into a truck stop/travel plaza and they have those new electronic monitors that are supposed to say if you are stealing something. But through every monitor, Dave set it off.
He did not have anything to purchase in his hands or pockets. After numerous times of setting off these monitors, a person approached Dave with a 'wand'
to swipe why he was setting off the monitors.

Believe it or not, it was his 'wallet'. That is according to the minimum wage employees working at the truck stop! We then walked across the street to a store and purchased aluminum foil. We then wrapped our cash in foil and went thru the same monitors. No monitor went off.

We could have left it at that, but we have also paid attention to the European Union and the 'rfid' tracking devices placed in their money, and the blatant bragging of Walmart and many corporations of using 'rfid'
electronics on every marketable item by the year 2005.

Dave and I have brainstormed the fact that most items can be 'microwaved' to fry the 'rfid' chip, thus elimination of tracking by our government.

So we chose to 'microwave' our cash, over $1000 in twenties in a stack, not spread out on a carasoul. Do you know what exploded on American money?? The right eye of Andrew Jackson on the new twenty, every bill was uniform in it's burning... Isnt that interesting?

Now we have to take all of our bills to the bank and have them replaced, cause they are now 'burnt'.

We will now be wrapping all of our larger bills in foil on a regular basis.

What we resent is the fact that the government or a corporation can track our 'cash'. Credit purchases and check purchases have been tracked for years, but cash was not traceble until now...

Dave and Denise
 

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We will now be wrapping all of our larger bills in foil on a regular basis
LMAO!!!! At least their new foil wallets will match their foil hats :crazy: :crazy:
 

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I can't find any reference to this on snopes.com, so it MUST be true. :suspicio: :wink:
 

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I think the kind of ink used creates an rfid effect. but this does not mean rfid's are in the 20's.
 

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This was posted to slashdot yesterday. They mentioned in the comments that the reason was because of the metal particles in the ink. If you microwave one bill, the heat will dissipate and nothing will burn. But if you stack them together, there is no where for the heat to go, and it burns up.

http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=04/03/02/0535225&mode=thread
 

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gig103 said:
We will now be wrapping all of our larger bills in foil on a regular basis
LMAO!!!! At least their new foil wallets will match their foil hats :crazy: :crazy:
ROFLMAO
 

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linux-works said:
I think the kind of ink used creates an rfid effect. but this does not mean rfid's are in the 20's.
Yea I'm with linux on this one, my previous employer is working on some new RFID technology for our logistics department. From what I gathered while I was still employed by them the actual ID's have not been made small enough for something like that to actually happen.

But people do beware after the research I saw on RFID's, with in probably 5 or so years you'll be able to walk out of the grocery store with out even having to go through the check out lines. Kinda nice, but also kinda scary!
 
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