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Not enough to bail out the PIIGS

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Super Contributor
The gold in the Olympic Gold Medal has only 1% gold valued at R2 576O($312.48) The bronze is worth 5 dollars!
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Super Contributor
correction : R2 576($312.48)
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Super Contributor
don't think they are doing it for the value of the gold in the medal...
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Super Contributor
metal!...but why call it Gold when its all silver. Anyway,South African Gold metallist gets R400 000 from South African Taxpayer...so do you want more Gold metalists?
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Valued Contributor
these medals haven't been oure gold since 1912 ..
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Super Contributor
A fine example of knowing the price of something, but not the value of it :)
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Super Contributor
well, Not enough to bail out the PIIGS
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Super Contributor
better this way isnt it? It means people wont try and steal it or the winner doesnt have to sell it, he simply gets cash and something that represents his winning.
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Not applicable
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Super Contributor
Amazing win, 0.05 s win from Phelps...was present at a schools awards ceremony where Chad Le Clos was the guest of honor....what a down to earth and humble person...all the kids who received their school awards from him were photographed ....imagine the inspiration that photo will have for those lucky kids!!
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Super Contributor
So, will Semenya get a Gold?
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