In a grand case of inflation in Zimbabwe going crazy over the past couple of years, the pic above is a clear example of how our childhood notions of just printing more money doesn't work too well. At what point does it just make sense to have 100 billion = 1 and start from scratch again?
I guess you can't put all of your eggs in one basket... well you could, but the basket costs 850 billion dollars. Where's a Dr. Evil voice when you need it?