Have you ever received a dollar bill with a stamp that said “Track me at www.wheresgeorge.com“? One of the dollar bills that my step-daughter got for losing a tooth had that stamped on there, so the first thing we did this morning was check to see what the site Where’s George was all about.
We clicked the option on the left, “I found a Where’s George? bill, and I want to see where it has been.”
We were asked to enter the serial number on the bill, then we had to verify that Kelsey had the bill in her possession, and then we entered our zip code.
After verifying that the bill was in their database, Where’s George asked for a short note about where the bill had been found and its condition. We were also given the option of receiving future notifications should the bill enter the system again.
The last screen was a history of where the bill had previously been; on September 9 it was entered into the system in San Angelo, Texas as bill #383,831, and 41 days later it is showing in Eldorado, Texas as a gift from the “tooth fairy”.
Pretty cool, right?
Have you ever received a “Where’s George?” bill? Are you a “Georger”? I think it would be fun to get a rubber stamp made for tracking bills we spend, but I don’t handle enough of them to make it worthwhile; I’m all about debit cards these days. =)