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LynneSin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-07-07 10:50 PM
Response to Reply #135
142. Bring Receipts - I'll pay all Delaware tolls
Of course if you come down 95, that'll be all New Jersey
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  -I just told Target Corp. to stick it! Blue Fire  Dec-07-07 01:47 PM   #0 
  - Yeah, you wonder how it could have possibly cost them $30.  AndyA   Dec-07-07 01:51 PM   #1 
  - But everyone has these fees, I hardly see how Target is to blame  LynneSin   Dec-07-07 01:55 PM   #8 
     - Target Banned  insanad   Dec-07-07 02:21 PM   #54 
     - Ok, now that's a reason to boycott Target  LynneSin   Dec-07-07 02:23 PM   #56 
     - ok... you're insane  Aya Reiko   Dec-07-07 03:27 PM   #81 
     - Do you have a child Aya?  insanad   Dec-07-07 04:44 PM   #94 
     - of course you're not insane insanad. how horrible that such a thing  orleans   Dec-08-07 12:59 AM   #146 
     - Wow-that's just COLD. Stone COLD.  TheGoldenRule   Dec-07-07 06:28 PM   #117 
     - lol - don't bother  HughMoran   Dec-07-07 09:12 PM   #138 
     - because i think it was really fucking rude and inappropriate for you to  orleans   Dec-08-07 01:04 AM   #147 
     - I'm sorry for your loss. I would feel the exact same way.  TheGoldenRule   Dec-07-07 06:29 PM   #118 
     - That's big corporate America for ya!  Blue Fire   Dec-07-07 07:06 PM   #121 
     - I don't have any gripe with REASONABLE fees.  AndyA   Dec-07-07 04:48 PM   #96 
     - Thank you for clarifying my point.  Blue Fire   Dec-07-07 07:13 PM   #122 
     - You pay the fee to YOUR BANK, not to the payee  slackmaster   Dec-07-07 05:23 PM   #101 
  - I wish I could get a $30 processing fee for every missed exam I have to give  HereSince1628   Dec-07-07 01:51 PM   #2 
  - Your sage advice to your daughter was to ignore the problem?  Dora   Dec-07-07 01:52 PM   #3 
  - Apparently, being in college gives you a "right" to bounce checks.  Romulox   Dec-07-07 01:54 PM   #6 
  - Unintentional = s'alright! eom  Hobarticus   Dec-07-07 01:58 PM   #11 
  - yes I wonder what would happen if she wrote a hot check  proud2Blib   Dec-07-07 02:21 PM   #55 
     - There's one of the problems ...  RoyGBiv   Dec-07-07 04:34 PM   #90 
  - She's a bit naive about dealing with well-trained money mongers.  Blue Fire   Dec-07-07 01:58 PM   #12 
  - You should go after their bank then  NeedleCast   Dec-07-07 02:01 PM   # 
  - Yep. Odds are VERY good that will happen. And credit checks have a way of influencing  MADem   Dec-07-07 02:08 PM   #32 
  - Aren't These Fees Collected Automatically?  Crisco   Dec-07-07 02:17 PM   #47 
  - Varies quite a bit from bank to bank  NeedleCast   Dec-07-07 02:18 PM   #50 
  - No "chance" involved. It WILL go into collection.  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Dec-07-07 09:07 PM   #136 
  - But everyone has had these charges way back into the 80s  LynneSin   Dec-07-07 02:01 PM   #19 
  - she made a mistake, but she's not to blame?  Maine-ah   Dec-07-07 02:30 PM   #65 
  - ...  Dunedain   Dec-07-07 02:54 PM   #78 
  - A local grocery store POSTS the returned checks on the plexiglass  SoCalDem   Dec-08-07 01:27 AM   #150 
  - Sounds like you're both a little naive...  Hobarticus   Dec-07-07 02:02 PM   #22 
  - Not so  michreject   Dec-07-07 02:15 PM   #45 
  - Rationalizing for big corp?  Blue Fire   Dec-07-07 07:24 PM   #126 
     - No  michreject   Dec-08-07 03:43 AM   #171 
  - I work in a business that's considerably smaller than Target Corp.  Dora   Dec-07-07 02:20 PM   #51 
  - You are the naive one here  proud2Blib   Dec-07-07 02:23 PM   #57 
  - You're missing my point!  Blue Fire   Dec-07-07 07:32 PM   #128 
     - LOL my apologies to her dad  proud2Blib   Dec-07-07 07:49 PM   #132 
  - Good luck to you  GodHelpUsAll2   Dec-07-07 10:33 PM   #140 
  - This kind of fee is par for the course and most of them are 25 or 30 dollars  JeanGrey   Dec-08-07 01:33 AM   #151 
  - Passive aggression is a regional thing-- very common in  HereSince1628   Dec-07-07 02:08 PM   #33 
     - Now that assertion is out of line.  KitchenWitch   Dec-07-07 04:29 PM   #89 
     - ....  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Dec-07-07 09:11 PM   #137 
  - The fees that these corporations charge is ridiculous.  cat_girl25   Dec-07-07 01:52 PM   #4 
  - Ok, let me play devils advocate  LynneSin   Dec-07-07 01:54 PM   #5 
  - You do not know immediately if you are overdrawn on your debit card.  RebelOne   Dec-07-07 01:59 PM   #16 
     - But with my bank I'm charged $5 for allowing that to happen  LynneSin   Dec-07-07 02:03 PM   #25 
     - My bank will decline the charge if it exceeds my balance  dropkickpa   Dec-07-07 02:27 PM   #62 
  - Why SHOULDN'T Target slam people with a processing fee for bounced checks?  wienerdoggie   Dec-07-07 01:54 PM   #7 
  - I have to agree with you on this one  LynneSin   Dec-07-07 01:58 PM   #13 
  - The punishment should fit the crime. Bounce a check from 01 to 10.00...  BlueJazz   Dec-07-07 02:13 PM   #43 
  - It costs a business the same amount ...  WillowTree   Dec-07-07 06:11 PM   #115 
     - Problem is, it's not cost recovery alone. It's also punitive  Gormy Cuss   Dec-08-07 01:17 AM   #148 
     - BullSHIT!!!  Blue Fire   Dec-08-07 02:41 AM   #158 
  - I have to agree here. Perhaps your daughter  liberalhistorian   Dec-07-07 07:15 PM   #123 
  - Yes. It is meant to hurt, to discourage people from writing  JeanGrey   Dec-08-07 01:35 AM   #152 
  - oops--upon re-reading this thread, "debtors" should be "creditors"--consider it edited.  wienerdoggie   Dec-08-07 01:36 AM   #153 
  - Good On You!  zorahopkins   Dec-07-07 01:57 PM   #9 
  - Target "preyed" on this girl? They didn't care how old she was, they didn't  wienerdoggie   Dec-07-07 01:59 PM   #18 
  - Yep--I don't get the "aggrieved entitlement" of the OP, either. NT  MADem   Dec-07-07 02:10 PM   #36 
  - Yes I agree with you  proud2Blib   Dec-07-07 02:26 PM   #61 
  - oh PLEASE  Skittles   Dec-08-07 02:06 AM   #156 
  - They're like hyenas on a corpse!  Blue Fire   Dec-08-07 03:05 AM   #161 
  - You Expect a "get out of jail free" card?  NeedleCast   Dec-07-07 01:58 PM   #10 
  - Exactly..  Engi   Dec-07-07 07:15 PM   #124 
  - Rather than telling your daughter to ignore Target and not  bluethruandthru   Dec-07-07 01:58 PM   #14 
  - Agree. Grow up daughter.  emilyg   Dec-07-07 02:38 PM   #70 
     - I know exactly what my dad would have said  Skittles   Dec-08-07 03:29 AM   #166 
  - Did the bank tack on an additional $30, too? Make sure you ask them to waive that.  Beausoir   Dec-07-07 01:59 PM   #15 
  - Unfortunately, you are giving your daughter very bad advice  qanda   Dec-07-07 01:59 PM   #17 
  - If she wants to avoid the $30 fee in the future don't bounce a check.  Lex   Dec-07-07 02:01 PM   #20 
  - some information to consider here  maddezmom   Dec-07-07 02:01 PM   #21 
  - Corporations are running rampant in this country.  Brother_1969   Dec-07-07 02:02 PM   #23 
  - WTF does socialism have to do with bouncing a check in a store?  wienerdoggie   Dec-07-07 02:05 PM   #28 
  - You just don't realize what a wonderful place the "Gum" Department store was  A HERETIC I AM   Dec-07-07 03:35 PM   #82 
  - Socialism means, I can bounce checks? eom  Hobarticus   Dec-07-07 02:07 PM   #30 
     - Of course!  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Dec-07-07 09:13 PM   #139 
        - Cool!  Horse with no Name   Dec-08-07 03:06 AM   #162 
  - Your daughter bounced a check, albeit unintentionally.  IdaBriggs   Dec-07-07 02:02 PM   #24 
  - And stores like Target have to pay expensive bank fees, too.  displacedtexan   Dec-07-07 02:05 PM   #26 
  - Banks charge Target $20-30 if a customer's check they deposit bounces.  Rosemary2205   Dec-07-07 08:20 PM   #133 
  - If the fees were reasonable, I wouldn't have a problem.  Blue Fire   Dec-07-07 02:05 PM   #27 
  - You're trying to minimize your daughter's responsibility for her screw-up  wienerdoggie   Dec-07-07 02:07 PM   #29 
  - But if it only costs a dollar what's to deter those who are routinely bouncing checks?  LynneSin   Dec-07-07 02:10 PM   #35 
  - 1 dollar? Are you kidding me? As a business owner my TIME spent for a bounced check alone exceeds  Danieljay   Dec-07-07 02:10 PM   #37 
  - It's meant as a deterrent...  Hobarticus   Dec-07-07 02:11 PM   #38 
  - But it doesn't cost a dollar  NeedleCast   Dec-07-07 02:11 PM   #39 
  - You need a dose of reality  dbackjon   Dec-07-07 02:23 PM   #58 
  - Good credit is one of the most important things.  FriscoMabelJoy   Dec-07-07 02:30 PM   #64 
  - Welcome to DU  LynneSin   Dec-07-07 02:39 PM   #71 
  - What's a reasonable fee?  jberryhill   Dec-07-07 04:40 PM   #93 
  - You just don't get it  GodHelpUsAll2   Dec-07-07 11:02 PM   #143 
  - People still pay with checks? nt  I work for workers   Dec-07-07 02:07 PM   #31 
  - Yeah, that was the biggest shocker to me  LynneSin   Dec-07-07 02:13 PM   #42 
     - Saying an 18 year old paid for something with a check  LostinVA   Dec-07-07 03:45 PM   #86 
        - WHAT THE FUC ARE YOU DOING HERE  LynneSin   Dec-07-07 04:23 PM   #87 
           - I post in the news forums  LostinVA   Dec-07-07 08:52 PM   #135 
              - Bring Receipts - I'll pay all Delaware tolls  LynneSin   Dec-07-07 10:50 PM   #142 
  - As a small business owner, I stand with Target on this one, regardless of their profits.  Danieljay   Dec-07-07 02:09 PM   #34 
  - Exactly  NeedleCast   Dec-07-07 02:17 PM   #48 
     - Usually, the bigger businesses just contract through ChexSystems.  backscatter712   Dec-07-07 02:36 PM   #68 
  - Kiting checks is illegal.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Dec-07-07 02:12 PM   #40 
  - "But...but...I didn't MEAN to, your Honor!"  Hobarticus   Dec-07-07 02:14 PM   #44 
  - "May I pay the fine with a check?"  RUMMYisFROSTED   Dec-07-07 02:16 PM   #46 
     - You owe me a keyboard, Rummy...  Hobarticus   Dec-07-07 02:18 PM   #49 
     - Nice...  hughee99   Dec-07-07 05:48 PM   #111 
  - Writing an NSF check is not the same as kiting  slackmaster   Dec-07-07 05:25 PM   #102 
     - LOL - NSF - banking term  Skittles   Dec-08-07 03:39 AM   #170 
  - Your daughter should pay the fee- this is a good life lesson  MathGuy   Dec-07-07 02:13 PM   #41 
  - So you think it is unfair for Target to charge a fee  proud2Blib   Dec-07-07 02:20 PM   #52 
  - I'm sorry but I can't agree with your advice to your daughter. You are teaching her  sinkingfeeling   Dec-07-07 02:21 PM   #53 
  - All businesses charge a fee for bounced checks.  Maine-ah   Dec-07-07 02:24 PM   #59 
  - You guys are right.  Blue Fire   Dec-07-07 02:25 PM   #60 
  - It's ok - I think you felt the same way I did when I did my only check bounce  LynneSin   Dec-07-07 02:27 PM   #63 
  - I can rally be pig-headed. Sometimes I need harsh.  Blue Fire   Dec-07-07 02:35 PM   #67 
     - Welcome to DU!  LynneSin   Dec-07-07 02:38 PM   #69 
  - Probably the most painless way out.  backscatter712   Dec-07-07 02:30 PM   #66 
  - You did the right thing  NeedleCast   Dec-07-07 02:43 PM   #73 
  - Have her keep an eye on her account  dropkickpa   Dec-07-07 02:43 PM   #75 
  - I hate waiting for checks to clear  LynneSin   Dec-07-07 03:43 PM   #85 
  - Great, you did the right thing  Spike89   Dec-07-07 02:44 PM   #76 
  - Glad you changed your mind.  Maine-ah   Dec-07-07 02:45 PM   #77 
  - My bank just notified me  sleepyhead   Dec-07-07 03:36 PM   #83 
  - I'm glad you came to your senses.  Common Sense Party   Dec-07-07 03:01 PM   #79 
  - Cool...  jberryhill   Dec-07-07 04:46 PM   #95 
  - It's in her name.  Blue Fire   Dec-07-07 05:18 PM   #98 
     - Also cool...  jberryhill   Dec-07-07 05:26 PM   #105 
        - Thanks!  Blue Fire   Dec-07-07 07:17 PM   #125 
  - You shouldn't have  lynyrd_skynyrd   Dec-07-07 05:39 PM   #109 
  - it is excessive  Skittles   Dec-08-07 03:32 AM   #168 
  - All businesses do this, and have done so for decades.  yardwork   Dec-07-07 02:42 PM   #72 
  - what a great lesson for your daughter!  QuestionAll   Dec-07-07 02:43 PM   #74 
  - Not exactly.  Blue Fire   Dec-07-07 05:13 PM   #97 
  - Your daughter violated a trust and a clearly defined store policy.  stopbush   Dec-07-07 03:15 PM   #80 
  - If you scroll up about 3 posts you'll see she's had a change of heart  LynneSin   Dec-07-07 03:40 PM   #84 
     - Ummmm...I'm the Dad.  Blue Fire   Dec-07-07 04:39 PM   #91 
  - She wrote a bad check, the $30 fee is a consequence of her writing a bad check  KitchenWitch   Dec-07-07 04:25 PM   #88 
  - She should look at it as a learning experience.  chimpsrsmarter   Dec-07-07 04:39 PM   #92 
  - So she bounced a check, and you think she shouldn't have to pay the fee because  Occam Bandage   Dec-07-07 05:21 PM   #99 
  - See post #60.  Blue Fire   Dec-07-07 05:25 PM   #103 
     - Oh, okay. So...  Occam Bandage   Dec-07-07 05:27 PM   #106 
        - If you would take the time to read through a thread instead of a knee-jerk response to a bad OP  Blue Fire   Dec-07-07 06:01 PM   #113 
  - If the bank honored the check, your daughter's bank can charge your daughter an NSF fee  slackmaster   Dec-07-07 05:21 PM   #100 
  - I would love to!  Blue Fire   Dec-07-07 07:39 PM   #131 
     - Worse, they could have had her arrested for writing a bad  JeanGrey   Dec-08-07 01:39 AM   #154 
  - Intentional or not, you're giving your daughter bad advice  MadHound   Dec-07-07 05:25 PM   #104 
  - It's Called Accountability And Responsibility.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Dec-07-07 05:32 PM   #107 
  - Good to see ya back in the mix, OMC!  Blue Fire   Dec-07-07 06:50 PM   #120 
  - Oh my. Welcome back. And we agree.  Horse with no Name   Dec-08-07 03:15 AM   #164 
  - People in this thread, defending the corporation  lynyrd_skynyrd   Dec-07-07 05:36 PM   #108 
  - Wait, Did I Miss The Global Proclamation That Liberals Can't Be Responsible Nor Accountable?  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Dec-07-07 06:04 PM   #114 
  - This was ridiculous  lynyrd_skynyrd   Dec-07-07 06:16 PM   #116 
     - Well, For What It's Worth,  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Dec-07-07 06:31 PM   #119 
  - the corporation or any business for that matter  Maine-ah   Dec-07-07 08:35 PM   #134 
  - Be very careful of your words. Very careful.  Blue Fire   Dec-08-07 01:46 AM   #155 
     - reread the last sentence there.....  Maine-ah   Dec-08-07 09:46 AM   #172 
  - Sure there are!  Blue Fire   Dec-08-07 02:49 AM   #159 
  - they're not defending the corporation  Skittles   Dec-08-07 03:33 AM   #169 
  - That's what happens when you bounce a check.  Blue-Jay   Dec-07-07 05:43 PM   #110 
  - I made an unintentional oversight once too. Not thru target, but it's the business.  HypnoToad   Dec-07-07 05:52 PM   #112 
  - Unfortunately  Dorian Gray   Dec-07-07 07:31 PM   #127 
  - Don't even get me started  Contrary1   Dec-07-07 07:36 PM   #129 
  - Delete dupe  Contrary1   Dec-07-07 07:36 PM   #130 
  - Some places/people hang onto  Raine   Dec-07-07 10:44 PM   #141 
  - You closed  GodHelpUsAll2   Dec-07-07 11:24 PM   #144 
     - In theory, personal checks are good for 30 days.  backscatter712   Dec-08-07 12:30 AM   #145 
     - Yes I did because  Raine   Dec-08-07 02:13 AM   #157 
  - Fees are fees, and it's just a fact of life. It sucks, but if they started  SoCalDem   Dec-08-07 01:22 AM   #149 
  - I worked in an office of a convenience store chain  Horse with no Name   Dec-08-07 03:27 AM   #165 
  - I empathize with her plight  Horse with no Name   Dec-08-07 02:56 AM   #160 
  - For the last time.....  Blue Fire   Dec-08-07 03:14 AM   #163 
     - Yeah, you are  Horse with no Name   Dec-08-07 03:30 AM   #167 
  - Two words: Overdraft Protection  ronnykmarshall   Dec-08-07 03:47 PM   #173 
  - You're a banker. Of course it's simple for you!  Blue-Jay   Dec-08-07 03:51 PM   #174 
     - That's what WE want.  ronnykmarshall   Dec-08-07 03:54 PM   #175 
  - That $30 will be a lot more expensive if she ever needs credit  Freddie Stubbs   Dec-10-07 10:26 AM   #176 
 

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