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Help: Going rate for the tooth fairy?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by rico_the_redneck, Mar 12, 2007.

  1. My 6-year-old lost her first tooth last night while she was sleeping. Any of you other parents out there know what the going rate for the tooth fairy is nowadays? When I was a kid it was like 50 cents a tooth. I know it's got to be exponentially higher now some 30 years later! Bottom line: how much money should my daughter find under her pillow tomorrow morning?
  2. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    50 cents? I got a fucking quarter.
  3. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    We initially gave them the Gold Sakajewea dollar coins. Or a $5 bill.
  4. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    A buck should do it.
  5. JR

    JR Active Member

    A loonie.
  6. Pencil Dick

    Pencil Dick Member

    First tooth = $5.

    Next couple = $2.

    We're down to $1/tooth these days.
  7. SoSueMe

    SoSueMe Active Member

    Ya, just an American kid wants to wake up to: three quarters, a nickle and two pennies (or, the equivalent of a loonie) :D
  8. OTD

    OTD Active Member

    It was a dollar the last time the tooth fairy visited our house, which was about 7 or 8 years ago.
  9. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    Dollar. No need to set any higher precedent than that. Otherwise, she might start yanking them out just to raise money for video games.
  10. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    Next on Rikki Lake ... toothless children in love with PS3.
  11. qtlaw

    qtlaw Well-Known Member

    Gave the gold/brass dollar (Sakajawea) to make it special; then gave two old silver dollars.
  12. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    A dollar should do the trick. Kids haven't figured out that inflation thing yet.
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