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Re: Western Union

Post by ryoon » Sun Jul 13, 2014 7:21 am

StroppyChops wrote:^ that looks freakishly like Amy from Big Bang Theory. Classic clip, and probably just a little more professional than what I experienced today.
Not really suprised by this. No malevolence involved IMO just a mix of being not so competent ( education system here is not top notch), relatively bad informatics system and of high frequency of fraud.
Basically you ask the cashier to hand you 5 grand which you will admit it here a respectable amount of money, if the girl is not very familiar with the procedure ( like middle name not important ) she will not pays if she saw something that she thinks is not "right" .

Already in shop I see the vendor cringe each time that I pull out a 100 dollar bill, I supposed they get blame or fined if they accept a false bill. So handing 5000$ in cash to a never seen before customer ( White male Barang I might add who are not particularly know for being honest or solvable on the long term) ? Yes they must positively love to see you, that why they ask you to come again .
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Re: Western Union

Post by taranis » Sun Jul 13, 2014 9:02 am

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Re: Western Union

Post by StroppyChops » Sun Jul 13, 2014 5:43 pm

ryoon wrote:
StroppyChops wrote:^ that looks freakishly like Amy from Big Bang Theory. Classic clip, and probably just a little more professional than what I experienced today.
Not really suprised by this. No malevolence involved IMO just a mix of being not so competent ( education system here is not top notch), relatively bad informatics system and of high frequency of fraud.
Basically you ask the cashier to hand you 5 grand which you will admit it here a respectable amount of money, if the girl is not very familiar with the procedure ( like middle name not important ) she will not pays if she saw something that she thinks is not "right" .

Already in shop I see the vendor cringe each time that I pull out a 100 dollar bill, I supposed they get blame or fined if they accept a false bill. So handing 5000$ in cash to a never seen before customer ( White male Barang I might add who are not particularly know for being honest or solvable on the long term) ? Yes they must positively love to see you, that why they ask you to come again .
All good comment - but the WU agency was in an ABA bank, so you'd think 5K wouldn't be too scary a sum. I take your point on the 100s though, I've started noticing the signage in some establishment "No $100 bills, please, thank you".
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Re: Western Union

Post by StroppyChops » Sun Jul 13, 2014 5:43 pm

taranis wrote:
StroppyChops wrote:I thought that was a Liverpool kiss?
You know I had to look up Liverpool Kiss and I am English, yes Liverpool Kiss is a headbutt but so is Glasgow Kiss :shock:
It could just be that the Glaswegians I know are far better socialised than Liverpudlians...
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Re: Western Union

Post by Cowshed Cowboy » Sun Jul 13, 2014 6:13 pm

Damn Scousers stealing our cultural heritage.
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