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They use the debits here and the kids do fine with them. They even used them in the Dark Ages when I was in high school, and everyone managed quite well. We would purchase tickets at 'the office' that looked like the tickets you get at a raffle, for the week or day or whatever, and then use them at the excuse of a cafeteria they had (I didn't like the food that well). Fortunately, it was not a closed campus. 

posted by RPresta on June 8, 2017 at 8:36 PM | link to this | reply

Fun to remember.  I took my lunch all through grade school, and ate in the cafeteria all through high school.  I think I always got a bowl of cream of tomato soup, a little pack of Cheezits and a strawberry icecream--same thing every day.  LOL

posted by TAPS. on June 8, 2017 at 6:41 PM | link to this | reply

none of that existed when I went to school

posted by Annicita on June 8, 2017 at 6:01 PM | link to this | reply

FSI

Now the schools would be all smelling of weed!!!!!!

posted by WileyJohn on June 8, 2017 at 5:05 PM | link to this | reply

I think debit cards are great.  No need for loose change.   But kids today don't ever carry cash... which I think is bad.  I was always taught to at least have some cash in case of emergency.  

posted by -blackcat on June 8, 2017 at 3:52 PM | link to this | reply

My Kids had to pay  in real money if they went to the cafeteria.

posted by Kabu on June 8, 2017 at 12:55 PM | link to this | reply

In my day, we used coins and cash.

posted by Amanda__ on June 8, 2017 at 12:43 PM | link to this | reply

Your poor Mother had to cut you sandwiches and think of what she could pack for you.

It was easier in my time one just had bread and margarine and an apple for the teacher to stop a walloping.

posted by C_C_T on June 8, 2017 at 7:24 AM | link to this | reply

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