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that this model can be solved rather simply by saying that each departing couple has to pay (or receive) compensation at a pre-agreed rate - likely equal to the price of a standard baby-sitting session per token in deficit (surplus) it has when it leaves.

That gives a stable value to the tokens and allows people to worry less about being below 20 temporarily (and even lets them choose on occasion to pay rather than use a token, or vice versa).

What am I missing?

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by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Tue Nov 17th, 2009 at 02:05:48 PM EST

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