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Old 12-15-2008, 03:08 PM
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What is it with folks these days.......I mean really. Every bank in America has a little table in it, with pens, a calculator, deposit slips, ect. Yet about 1 in every 3 people it seems waits until they get to the teller to do any of the necessary steps to make a transaction. Come on people, even if you don't know your account number, fill out the rest of the crap that they are going to make you put on the slip like your name and address, and endorse your checks before you get in line.......that's what the cool little table is for. Makes you wonder if a certain percentage of bank robberies are simply people who got pi$$ed off at waiting on the morons.
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Old 12-15-2008, 03:16 PM
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If/when I got to the bank I don't fill out anything until I get to the window. And I talk to the teller, visit for a little while. It's not my responsibility to expedite your banking experience because you didn't allow yourself enough time for the culture of the moment. If you need to get through the line in a hurry you need to be doing your banking at the ATM machine or when I'm not there.


ETA: The first time you get in line behind a little cutie with a nice ass you will think the bank line moves too fast. Timing, dude. Timing. It's all about choosing who you get in line behind.
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Old 12-15-2008, 03:38 PM
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I have not seen the inside of a bank in 7 years. USAA, deposit at home. I scan the check and in it goes. They even sent me a $50 gift card to purchase a scanner (I already had one) when they cancelled there deposit from home via ups. I know not everyone can join, but if you can and do not, you are losing out.

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I really would agree with you, except for the average bank branch these days as less people working than the checkout at wal-mart, making even the well prepared transaction horribly slow.
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Old 12-15-2008, 04:33 PM
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I hate it when the women at the grocery store wait until the
cashier is completely done and the groceries are bagged before
they start rummaging through their suitcase sized handbags
looking for the checkbook. HEY DINGBAT...if you know you're gonna
write a check, get the frigging thing ready so you just have to
fill in the amount!!!
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Old 12-15-2008, 04:45 PM
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I go to the bank pretty much only when I buy or sell a brokered machine, I do a wire transfer to pay for it. No biggy, in NJ the branches are small as I'm in a resort area, usually its smooth as silk. Now, here in the Sunshine State..... I have yet figure out why people when they reach a certain age (like 90 or so) they feel the urge to open their first checking account...
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Old 12-15-2008, 04:48 PM
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Afishinado - 12/15/2008 4:45 PM
I have yet figure out why people when they reach a certain age (like 90 or so) they feel the urge to open their first checking account...
We are waiting for the answer...

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Old 12-15-2008, 05:43 PM
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CJS - 12/15/2008 7:33 PM

I hate it when the women at the grocery store wait until the
cashier is completely done and the groceries are bagged before
they start rummaging through their suitcase sized handbags
looking for the checkbook. HEY DINGBAT...if you know you're gonna
write a check, get the frigging thing ready so you just have to
fill in the amount!!!
The worst! I can handle the bank people but the ones at the supermarket are terrible! First they pull out their coupons and start digging, then the total comes and they decide to write a check!! Although I do get ticked when I am at the drive-thru on Friday evening and start doing multiple transactions in slow motion.
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Old 12-15-2008, 05:46 PM
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dipshlts who gas up, then go in to buy something, leaving their cars at the pump?

love them
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next time you go to the bank let me know and i'll write you a note that will speed up the process,and it will even hurry up your departure
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Old 12-15-2008, 06:34 PM
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tommyr904 - 12/16/2008 9:50 AM

next time you go to the bank let me know and i'll write you a note that will speed up the process,and it will even hurry up your departure

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Old 12-15-2008, 07:07 PM
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If the banks had more than 1/2 of their windows open it would be a moot point, same goes for supermarkets. Don't know what the architects were thinking when they designed the number of counters in these places, they are NEVERall open at the same time.
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Eyeball - 12/15/2008 6:16 PM

If/when I got to the bank I don't fill out anything until I get to the window. And I talk to the teller, visit for a little while. It's not my responsibility to expedite your banking experience because you didn't allow yourself enough time for the culture of the moment. If you need to get through the line in a hurry you need to be doing your banking at the ATM machine or when I'm not there.


ETA: The first time you get in line behind a little cutie with a nice ass you will think the bank line moves too fast. Timing, dude. Timing. It's all about choosing who you get in line behind.
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Old 12-15-2008, 08:33 PM
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Eyeball - 12/15/2008 6:16 PM

If/when I got to the bank I don't fill out anything until I get to the window. And I talk to the teller, visit for a little while. It's not my responsibility to expedite your banking experience because you didn't allow yourself enough time for the culture of the moment. If you need to get through the line in a hurry you need to be doing your banking at the ATM machine or when I'm not there.


ETA: The first time you get in line behind a little cutie with a nice ass you will think the bank line moves too fast. Timing, dude. Timing. It's all about choosing who you get in line behind.
This is where the term "bottom line" originated - get in the line that allows for the BEST view of a NICE "bottom".

The "visit" mode will also work well if you pick out the "best looking" teller's line - I usually carry a small step-stool, so I can see more when I get to the window than just a "head".

The "visit" mode is often coordinated with the "stall mode" - bumbling, fumbling to get your paperwork in order while checking out the "leverage" of a low-cut top. (I also carry a couple of napkins to wipe the drool!).

If you COMBINE too many of these "modes" - over too short a period - "a restraining order" may come into play - limiting these type trips to Wal-Mart and Victoria's Secret!



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The only line up I find myself in these days is at the Beer Store. I have to say gazing upon a hottie somewhere in front of me makes the whole wait an interlude of comfort.
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My problem is with the jerks in the drive though who use it for business deposits with dozens of transactions. Also, those who ask for a deposit slip and pen to be sent through the drawer so they can fill it out with about 5 cars backed up behind them.
Also, what's the use of having 3 drive through lanes when they never have more than one open at once???

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I've got two words for you - remote deposit. Like Kingair wrote, you don't have to go to the bank or even the ATM to make deposits. My bank gave me (or more properly loaned me) the scanner. If anything goes wrong with it they come get it and give me a new one. Ain't life grand!

I bank at a small community bank and I believe that makes a big difference in the service you get.
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OReely - 12/16/2008 10:41 PM

I've got two words for you - remote deposit. Like Kingair wrote, you don't have to go to the bank or even the ATM to make deposits. My bank gave me (or more properly loaned me) the scanner. If anything goes wrong with it they come get it and give me a new one. Ain't life grand!

I bank at a small community bank and I believe that makes a big difference in the service you get.
It also makes a difference in how secure your bank deposits are, especially if your local (or state) banks is not associated with the Fed Reserve. You will know because the bank will not offer FDIC.

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My favorite's are the little old ladies down here in SW FL.

Blue Hair : I'd like to make a withdrawl from my account.
Teller: Can I see your ID
Blue Hair: What do you need that for!!
Teller: We need to check your ID so we can confirm its your account
Blue Hair: Its ME !! Mrs finklestein, I've been coming here for years !!!
Teller: I've been working here for 2 months Ma'am
Blue Hair: I don't give my ID to anyone !!

I normally start laughing and walk out at this point, so I don't know how it ends.
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Eyeball - 12/15/2008 3:16 PM

If/when I got to the bank I don't fill out anything until I get to the window. [...] It's not my responsibility to expedite your banking experience because you didn't allow yourself enough time for the culture of the moment. If you need to get through the line in a hurry you need to be doing your banking at the ATM machine or when I'm not there.
Same here.
And when I have had my order checked out at any store, I stand right there at the checkstand until I have looked over my receipt, put my card back in its place in my wallet, put my receipt in its place in my wallet, and put my wallet back in its place. That seems to bother some (impatient) people.

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