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sendero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-28-06 03:06 PM
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33. Debit cards..
.. are for people who cannot get credit cards. Having credit proves to be valuable once again.
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  -Man is charged $4,300 for four burgers zbdent  Mar-28-06 01:14 PM   #0 
  - The wave of the future  dogday   Mar-28-06 01:16 PM   #1 
  - Wait till he gets the bill for 733 in overdraft charges!  tatertop   Mar-28-06 01:17 PM   #2 
  - One day someone is gonna press a button  C_U_L8R   Mar-28-06 01:18 PM   #3 
  - Makes crazy grandma with the cash in the mattress look smarter, dunnit? nt  MADem   Mar-28-06 01:19 PM   #5 
  - until her house burns down...or gets flooded  pitohui   Mar-28-06 01:23 PM   # 
  - Sure, that's a worst case scenario, but when you cannot trust banks  MADem   Mar-28-06 01:27 PM   #17 
  - My ex's grandmother stuffed money  TommyO   Mar-29-06 11:21 AM   #88 
  - Cash in the mattress is risky (fire, theft). Better to go with  coalition_unwilling   Mar-28-06 02:17 PM   #25 
  - They still sell Mason jars and shovels, you know. nm  dicksteele   Mar-28-06 02:19 PM   #26 
  - I defiantely like gold and silver bullion...  Jack_DeLeon   Mar-29-06 03:53 AM   #82 
  - Not just cash in the mattress  HemiCuda   Mar-29-06 12:01 AM   #80 
  - they've already done that and replaced  BareNakedLiberal   Mar-28-06 05:20 PM   #38 
  - One day?  Turbineguy   Mar-28-06 07:29 PM   #58 
  - No joke. That day will come. If you oppose the government, beware.  kestrel91316   Mar-28-06 09:23 PM   #72 
  - That's why you use cash at places like these...I never  MadMaddie   Mar-28-06 01:19 PM   #4 
  - That's so retro  BOSSHOG   Mar-28-06 01:23 PM   #11 
  - Banks are right up there as the biggest thieves in the world.  BrklynLiberal   Mar-28-06 01:19 PM   #6 
  - I found a way around this one...  notadmblnd   Mar-28-06 02:13 PM   #24 
  - It depends on the bank  high density   Mar-28-06 05:18 PM   #37 
  - it's been a long time.. but when I worked at a bank  notadmblnd   Mar-28-06 06:16 PM   #47 
  - Yeah it depends on the bank.  Realityhack   Mar-28-06 08:36 PM   #68 
  - Here's a Bank Fact that just stumps me...  BIgJohn83   Mar-28-06 03:00 PM   #32 
  - So do you have a bank account?  high density   Mar-28-06 05:21 PM   #39 
     - Realy?  Realityhack   Mar-28-06 08:40 PM   #70 
  - Yes they are and that's why I left them all and went to a Credit Union!  Tight_rope   Mar-28-06 09:40 PM   #73 
  - This is why I have and want NO DEBIT CARDS  shoelace414   Mar-28-06 01:20 PM   #7 
  - One more reason to stay away from debit cards  kurth   Mar-28-06 01:20 PM   #8 
  - When I use a debit card the machine always puts in the charge...  Missy M   Mar-28-06 01:20 PM   #9 
  - it was in the drive thru.  shoelace414   Mar-28-06 01:21 PM   #10 
     - Then this person did not use a debit card but instead used it....  Missy M   Mar-28-06 01:24 PM   #13 
        - yes and no..  shoelace414   Mar-28-06 01:55 PM   #23 
        - No, as a convience, many states have relaxed  WannaJumpMyScooter   Mar-28-06 02:39 PM   #28 
        - Not necessarily.  Shakespeare   Mar-28-06 03:53 PM   #35 
  - actually the erring business does not have immediate access  sui generis   Mar-28-06 01:24 PM   #12 
  - Yeah they didn't get very creative about helping the customer  Realityhack   Mar-28-06 06:44 PM   #52 
  - That dummy cashier should be canned  bluestateguy   Mar-28-06 01:25 PM   #14 
  - Yeah, cuz everyone making $5.15 an hour should do each and  Debi   Mar-28-06 02:20 PM   #27 
     - When it comes to our money, you better believe they better be 100%!  Zhade   Mar-28-06 02:45 PM   #29 
        - Think about each and every mistake you've made at your job  Debi   Mar-28-06 02:54 PM   #31 
        - It's not about perfection,...  reichstag911   Mar-28-06 06:11 PM   #44 
        - So you think the person who made a mistake should get fired? n/t  Debi   Mar-28-06 06:14 PM   #45 
        - If they habitually repeat their errors, yes.  reichstag911   Mar-29-06 10:12 AM   #86 
           - But in this case we don't know how many errors were made or how often  Debi   Mar-29-06 10:57 AM   #87 
        - So they are perfect about paying attention?  Realityhack   Mar-28-06 06:27 PM   #49 
        - My mistakes don't fuck up people's lives.  Zhade   Mar-28-06 11:28 PM   #74 
           - ROFLMAO...  Jack_DeLeon   Mar-29-06 03:55 AM   #83 
           - Well, that's probably true.  Zhade   Mar-29-06 02:31 PM   #94 
           - Yep, television has NEVER f'd up a person's life  Debi   Mar-29-06 09:56 AM   #84 
              - Why are you asking ME? I didn't advocate the employee be fired.  Zhade   Mar-29-06 02:32 PM   #95 
                 - Thank you for softening your stance  Debi   Mar-29-06 04:51 PM   #97 
        - Do you know how easy a mistake that is to make?  haruka3_2000   Mar-28-06 05:04 PM   #36 
        - Too many perfect people on this thread - never made mistakes  Debi   Mar-28-06 06:15 PM   #46 
        - Probably the same people I get to deal with at work.  mwooldri   Mar-28-06 07:13 PM   #57 
        - And, sometimes those machines don't cancel when you tell them to  LostinVA   Mar-28-06 08:12 PM   #62 
        - Yep.  Realityhack   Mar-28-06 08:42 PM   #71 
        - That's an excuse, but not a justification.  Zhade   Mar-28-06 11:30 PM   #75 
           - Have you ever worked as a cashier?  haruka3_2000   Mar-29-06 01:14 AM   #81 
              - Yep. But more importantly, I've thought about this since last night.  Zhade   Mar-29-06 02:30 PM   #93 
                 - Hey we're agreeing now!  haruka3_2000   Mar-29-06 03:59 PM   #96 
        - Thats a totaly unrealistic expectation.  Realityhack   Mar-28-06 06:23 PM   #48 
        - Please, note that I did NOT say the person should be fired.  Zhade   Mar-28-06 11:31 PM   #76 
        - BTW ever consider...  Realityhack   Mar-28-06 06:30 PM   #50 
           - I think your suggestion is very reasonable.  Zhade   Mar-28-06 11:32 PM   #77 
  - Competition? "Free markets" don't work so good after all, eh?  FormerRushFan   Mar-28-06 01:25 PM   #15 
  - Umm...  Realityhack   Mar-28-06 06:46 PM   #53 
     - Read Baldguy's post just below for your answer...  FormerRushFan   Mar-28-06 08:39 PM   #69 
  - "...could not be released." Bullshit.  baldguy   Mar-28-06 01:25 PM   #16 
  - Sounds like the correct price  Mr.Green93   Mar-28-06 01:31 PM   #18 
  - This has happened to me twice  teenagebambam   Mar-28-06 01:46 PM   #19 
  - What part of "read the display" don't people understand?  TrogL   Mar-28-06 01:48 PM   #20 
  - They don't have 10-key skills and need to stare at the keys  high density   Mar-28-06 05:24 PM   #42 
  - What cashier makes $7.00 an hour? n/t  Debi   Mar-29-06 10:01 AM   #85 
  - Um...  Realityhack   Mar-28-06 06:35 PM   #51 
  - Hope he got cheese with those n/t  stop the bleeding   Mar-28-06 01:48 PM   #21 
  - Leave it to those douche bags at BOA to hold the account ....  meegbear   Mar-28-06 01:50 PM   #22 
  - What do you expect from a bank that size?  high density   Mar-28-06 05:23 PM   #40 
  - indeed -- one of my banks made more than $3 billion last year  Lisa   Mar-28-06 11:42 PM   #78 
  - BOA the worst bank in the world  lenegal   Mar-28-06 07:52 PM   #59 
     - The worst - they used to put 14-day holds on my checks from  KurtNYC   Mar-29-06 12:28 PM   #92 
  - Yep this happened to us  Generator   Mar-28-06 02:48 PM   #30 
  - I hear that.  Realityhack   Mar-28-06 06:50 PM   #54 
  - Debit cards..  sendero   Mar-28-06 03:06 PM   #33 
  - not entirely  Realityhack   Mar-28-06 06:55 PM   #56 
  - I have both -- why would you only use one and not the other???  LostinVA   Mar-28-06 08:15 PM   #63 
     - There is a reason or two.  Realityhack   Mar-28-06 08:26 PM   #64 
     - I just can't ..  sendero   Mar-28-06 08:29 PM   #65 
     - Yep.  Realityhack   Mar-28-06 08:33 PM   #67 
     - Found a link...  Realityhack   Mar-28-06 08:32 PM   #66 
     - Mrs. ZBDent and I use the debit card for groceries  zbdent   Mar-29-06 12:03 PM   #90 
     - self-delete - accidental dupe  zbdent   Mar-29-06 12:03 PM   #91 
  - Burger King should refund the money out of pocket  thecrow   Mar-28-06 03:40 PM   #34 
  - Hope they're real yummy yummy and and juicy!  0007   Mar-28-06 05:24 PM   #41 
  - I have no credit history, fuck credit card companies in the ear!  Rex   Mar-28-06 05:27 PM   #43 
  - well...  Realityhack   Mar-28-06 06:54 PM   #55 
  - I hate Credit Cards too  lenegal   Mar-28-06 07:54 PM   #60 
  - What was that what's his name said on Lethal Weapon?  cat_girl25   Mar-28-06 08:05 PM   #61 
  - This happened to my friend  October   Mar-28-06 11:44 PM   #79 
  - Next year's pricing unveiled a little early...  BiggJawn   Mar-29-06 11:36 AM   #89 
 

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