Oh What I Found in Our Safe!

@DianneN (239178)
United States
April 19, 2018 11:56am CST
I needed to get my jewelry that's been sitting in our safe since the beginning of December and to shove other pieces of jewelry in there. I decided to look at what else we have sitting in one of the drawers. We always keep an envelope of cash for emergencies in there, which I found. Well, I was blown away when I found another envelope of cash that was totally forgotten and stuck between important documents. What would you have done if you discovered $10,018.00 that you forgot about? Don't ask for it. I already deposited it in our bank. I kept the $18.00.
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@andriaperry (114714)
• Anniston, Alabama
19 Apr 18
I love finding money that I forgot about. I would invested it in mutual funds. Wanna know what I found yesterday when I was looking for the title to the car I gave my sister? My dads Rolex! I was sure it was in the safe deposit box, I was floored it was with paperwork.
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
19 Apr 18
We already have mutual funds and I have a Rolex. I hope you wear your Dad's watch. It pays to look through important paperwork!
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@andriaperry (114714)
• Anniston, Alabama
19 Apr 18
@DianneN Its a mans watch, you wear a mans watch?
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
19 Apr 18
@andriaperry No, but I would if it was a Rolex. Size doesn't matter with watches, Andria. Lol! Have Rolex or a jeweler remove the links in the band to make it fit. It should probably be cleaned, too.
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@Kandae11 (39706)
19 Apr 18
I would never find that amount lying around forgotten in a drawer - because I keep track of every penny I have.
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
19 Apr 18
That's wise of you. This was a pleasant surprise!
@FayeHazel (37559)
• United States
19 Apr 18
I love finding money too. (Though the money I find is usually $20 or less, lol) Enjoy the $18, good idea with the rest.
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
19 Apr 18
It's always nice to find any amount of money! I already popped that $18 in my wallet. lol
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@FayeHazel (37559)
• United States
20 Apr 18
@DianneN Yesterday I got rid of an old chair - as I was helping to load it out coins fell out of it (less than $1) still made my day though. lol. Thought of you and this discussion
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
21 Apr 18
@FayeHazel Any found money is thrilling!
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@Tampa_girl7 (47725)
• United States
19 Apr 18
I'd pay some bills. How is Doodles ?
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
19 Apr 18
The bills are paid with other money. This was a surprise bonus. I'm still waiting to hear from the vet. Doodles is still very quiet and hardly moves.
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@Tampa_girl7 (47725)
• United States
19 Apr 18
@DianneN the poor baby. I hope that you find out what's wrong soon.
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
19 Apr 18
@Tampa_girl7 Thank you Marie. I'm sitting on pins and needles.
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@1hopefulman (45610)
• Canada
20 Apr 18
I would wonder who it belongs to as I know it would not be mine.
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
22 Apr 18
Now it will belong to the vets.
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• Eugene, Oregon
19 Apr 18
What a find that was!
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
19 Apr 18
I plan on looking every single day!
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• Eugene, Oregon
19 Apr 18
@DianneN Not a bad idea, could be magic afoot.
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
19 Apr 18
@JamesHxstatic If only......
@anikoonline (3303)
• Hungary
19 Apr 18
I usually hide some money that I forget. These are no big ammounts, but I am always happy when I find them.
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
19 Apr 18
It's always good to find money, no matter how small or large the amount.
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@rebelann (92390)
• El Paso, Texas
13 Jul 20
Hot dog, what a nifty find. That sure would help with some home repairs I need to do.
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
13 Jul 20
It's long gone. It went to pay taxes.
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@rebelann (92390)
• El Paso, Texas
13 Jul 20
At least it came in handy when you needed it @DianneN That's a steep price for taxes.
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
13 Jul 20
@rebelann That is for half a year. Don't ask.[em]thumbdown[/e
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@DeborahDiane (36477)
• Laguna Woods, California
28 Apr 18
@DianneN - Wow! That was a nice surprise! We keep cash in the house, but not that much. I am always finding $20 bills in the pockets of my jeans, but have never surprised myself with a sum that large! LOL
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
29 Apr 18
It was a pleasant surprise!
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• Laguna Woods, California
1 May 18
@DianneN - I love those types of happy surprises! That is much better than the kind when you discover that something is going to cost you much more than you expected! LOL
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
1 May 18
@DeborahDiane It seems that we will be spending it all on Doodles. Even Steven Syndrome. You find some, you lose some.
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@Courtlynn (70847)
• United States
19 Apr 18
That's alot and awesome.
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
19 Apr 18
It's gone and in the bank, but I have $18 in my wallet now. lol
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@Courtlynn (70847)
• United States
19 Apr 18
@DianneN good place for it
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
19 Apr 18
@Courtlynn Thank you! It looks like we will need every penny of it now for Doodles.
@shaggin (57168)
• United States
27 Apr 18
I keep money at home for emergencies too but eek not that much. That would be a lot of money to lose if someone broke in and stole the safe and contents. It happened at my grandfather's business a few times. What you found is about what I have in the bank in total for savings lol That's years of saving up which much of it will go to a new roof.
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
27 Apr 18
You're right, and glad it's in the bank now. Unfortunately, it will have to be used on Doodles. Easy come, easy go.
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@shaggin (57168)
• United States
27 Apr 18
@DianneN thank God you have that to fall back on though! Having to put him to sleep because you couldn't afford to treat him would be even more heartbreaking.
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
27 Apr 18
@shaggin OMG! I can't even think of that! We will do whatever it takes to help him live as long as possible. My poor precious baby. He's on pain meds now, but hopefully the cardiac vet will have better options.
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@AKRao24 (27600)
• India
19 Apr 18
That is really very pleasant surprise for you! This happened several times with me when I used to keep cash in different baggage while on move and I used to forget about them and that used to be pleasant surprise to get them back some time accidentally! Thanks @DianneN !
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
19 Apr 18
It was thrilling to come across it. I'm sure you were pleasantly surprised when you found money when you least expected to.
@DianneN (239178)
• United States
19 Apr 18
@DianneN I was quite overjoyed! lol
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@AKRao24 (27600)
• India
20 Apr 18
@DianneN , Though that money belongs to us that is an windfall for us and makes us really happy...as this is nothing more than a extra income at that moment we get it! Thanks!
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@just4him (257854)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
23 Apr 18
Oh darn. I was hoping you were giving it away. Forgotten money after all I would definitely have deposited it in the bank. That's a nice find.
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
13 Jul 20
Sorry for the late reply!!! It went to pay taxes.
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@just4him (257854)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
13 Jul 20
@DianneN Darn the taxman.
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
13 Jul 20
@just4him Exactly! Now our property taxes are due by the end of the month.
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@YrNemo (19389)
20 Apr 18
wow, $10K. (I found only $5K once, and was a bit surprised. I thought I had used them all up for this and that! That was 4 years ago . Only found $200 a few weeks ago , that one was gone last week ! )
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
20 Apr 18
That is amazing! We will probably use it on vet fees now.
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@YrNemo (19389)
20 Apr 18
@DianneN A friend of mine was facing that problem, her old cat and the non-stop vet fee, or let the cat go. She cried lots, but let the cat go in the end. (She couldn't afford the vet's bills)
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
20 Apr 18
@YrNemo Those bills are expensive, but I don't care how much it costs. We will do anything to help him live as long as possible as long as he doesn't suffer.
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@Jessabuma (32410)
• Baguio, Philippines
19 Apr 18
Hahaha!!! Nice! I would deposit to my bank as well ..
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
19 Apr 18
Yippee! What a nice surprise that was, even though it's our money. lol
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@Jessabuma (32410)
• Baguio, Philippines
19 Apr 18
@DianneN hehehe!!! It seems it made your day..
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
19 Apr 18
@Jessabuma I needed something to make my day. We are on pins and needles waiting for a call from the vet about our precious kitty.
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@caopaopao (12756)
• China
1 May 18
Wow, that's a big surprise. You must feel happy for that though it is really your money. I never have that feelings as I seldom put that big amount of money at home. lol
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
1 May 18
We usually keep half that amount, but as it turns out, it will most likely go to all the vet bills.
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@caopaopao (12756)
• China
1 May 18
@DianneN Yeah, money is easily spent. But just cheer up, you will pay the vet bills even if you haven't found this amount of money. Have a nice day, dear friend.
@toniganzon (66906)
• Philippines
23 Apr 18
It's good to find unexpected cash kept away. A few months ago I was doing the same thing in my drawer. Actually I was searching for my eye prescription which I know I kept in one of my unused wallets. So I kept digging and what I saw was a great amount of money in one of the wallets.
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
13 Jul 20
Sorry for the late reply. I'm bad. That was a lucky find. Ours went to pay taxes.
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@toniganzon (66906)
• Philippines
14 Jul 20
@DianneN oh wow this was in 2018. And no worries.
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@LadyDuck (368182)
• Switzerland
20 Apr 18
I love to find money I forgot I had put in a drawer "just in case". In the nightstand drawer of my mom I have found the Patek Philippe pocket watch that my husband offered him the first Christmas after our marriage. I got it, I do not intend to share this one, we bought it, we keep it.
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
22 Apr 18
I love Patek Philippe watches. It is yours to keep, for sure! Unfortunately, the money I found will go to the vets now. Easy come, easy go.
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@LadyDuck (368182)
• Switzerland
22 Apr 18
@DianneN I am sorry it goes to the vet, not for the money, but because Doodles is unwell.
@epiffanie (11271)
• Australia
20 Apr 18
I would have deposited it too .. and then use it to pay for a cruise ...
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
22 Apr 18
Now it will all go to the vets to pay for Doodles' care.
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@mlgen1037 (30789)
• Manila, Philippines
19 Apr 18
It feels like magic and fate played a trick on you, Dianne. Something to make smile. I would absolutely be happy to find that amount, most especially when I am in need of cash. Then poof there is money.
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@DianneN (239178)
• United States
19 Apr 18
It was a pleasant surprise. My husband doesn't even remember putting it in the safe. Silly man!
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@mlgen1037 (30789)
• Manila, Philippines
20 Apr 18
@DianneN Hahaha he was also oblivious of the money. I guess life is really full of surprises.
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