What in the Hell Do You Use Pennies For?Adrian Covert7/31/12 10:20am209EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkThis morning, Gizmodo HQ ended up in a conversation over the utility of pennies. We all agree that they're pretty useless. For the most part, they just end up in pockets and drawers and jars. It costs more than a penny to produce a penny. And trying to pay for something in pennies will net you a ticket. Ugh.