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Does anyone else check the amount of cash that it spits out to make sure it gives you the right amount? The reason i ask is that my girlfriend always sits and laughs and asks me why i am checking i…
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7y, 5m agoPosted 7 years, 5 months ago
Does anyone else check the amount of cash that it spits out to make sure it gives you the right amount?

The reason i ask is that my girlfriend always sits and laughs and asks me why i am checking it.

I always check it; anyone else do this?
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7y, 5m agoPosted 7 years, 5 months ago
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#1
i have not used an ATM in 1 or 2 years!!! Always use cash :)

But i used to always check etc, and asked for reciept
banned#2
ATM = hole in the wall, and yes i do always check and get receipt
#3
Always check incase they give me more lol
#4
I never check, i don't think thy make mistakes,thy r not humans:w00t:
#5
Yes always count, but it is easy with £10 and £20, all I can ever get. LOL
Always cover with my hand when I put my pin in, incase there are cameras for fraud.
#6
Cashpoint!!!!

Always check and always get a receipt.

Human error happens as you can see by the amount of news stories of bank staff putting the wrong notes in lol
#7
no don't check it....but the ATM in manchester HSBC, was giving out double the money last week thursday...as one guy did check it and said to the guy behind him..."its giving out double".....before you knew it i joined the Q...and so did another 50....so in future it is good to check.
[mod]#8
taurus_the_bull;6681512
no don't check it....but the ATM in manchester HSBC, was giving out double the money last week thursday...as one guy did check it and said to the guy behind him..."its giving out double".....before you knew it i joined the Q...and so did another 50....so in future it is good to check.


I've seen that before..........there was a huge line of chavs at the machine so i went in the bank and told them. They all looked gutted when the machine was turned off 2 mins later. :lol:
#9
I always check :)
#10
taurus_the_bull;6681512
no don't check it....but the ATM in manchester HSBC, was giving out double the money last week thursday...as one guy did check it and said to the guy behind him..."its giving out double".....before you knew it i joined the Q...and so did another 50....so in future it is good to check.


I once received double, glad I didn't spend it as they still took the correct amount from my account.
#11
I never check it... in London when you get money out an ATM you pocket it fast and walk away quick.... lol

Having said that the main body of my pay, I usually get paid in cash from individuals so I rarely use the ATM and have taught my daughters to always try and use the ones inside the bank as I presume it's slightly safer.
#12
i dont need to. when i empty my account its normally either £10 or £20 :oops: i blame this site! hehe
#13
ClarityofMind
I never check it... in London when you get money out an ATM you pocket it fast and walk away quick.... lol

Having said that the main body of my pay, I usually get paid in cash from individuals so I rarely use the ATM and have taught my daughters to always try and use the ones inside the bank as I presume it's slightly safer.


Good Old East End !!! :thumbsup:
#14
strike
Good Old East End !!! :thumbsup:


Ya gotta love it :-D
#15
http://www.legaljuice.com/atm%20funny%20dogs%20wacky%20cash%20machine.bmp
#16
Syzable
I've seen that before..........there was a huge line of chavs at the machine so i went in the bank and told them. They all looked gutted when the machine was turned off 2 mins later. :lol:


Bahh! Snitch.
[mod]#17
deek72;6681805
Bahh! Snitch.


I know. :w00t:

If it had been at Xmas then i'd have been destined for hell for sure. :lol:
#18
transit
http://www.legaljuice.com/atm%20funny%20dogs%20wacky%20cash%20machine.bmp


you got a thing about that angle on an animal dontya :w00t:

;-)
#19
i always check mine, because its automated it dosnt mean the machine will get it right, if they can pay out too much i'm pretty sure they can pay not enough.
#20
ClarityofMind
you got a thing about that angle on an animal dontya :w00t:

;-)


Moi? never;-)

http://www.animationplayhouse.com/donna3.gif
#21
transit
Moi? never;-)

http://www.animationplayhouse.com/donna3.gif


That's mega cute. :)
#22
I also check.
#23
i always check lol and sometimes when i walk past i have a quick noisy to make sure there no money there that someone forgot :oops:
#24
Syzable
I've seen that before..........there was a huge line of chavs at the machine so i went in the bank and told them. They all looked gutted when the machine was turned off 2 mins later. :lol:


why would you do that:thinking:

you would rather the banks have their biliions in bonuses than the odd windfall for the average punter which generally are never chased down
#25
i use the ones inside the banks and still check .
#26
Yes - you do need to check. ATM's are prone to faults, and it is not uncommon for a note jam to occur which may mean it dispenses the wrong amount. In theory the ATM should realise it's mistake and either deduct the correct amounut from your account, or alternatively "charge back" the amount it did not dispense.

However, sometimes this does not happen. In these circumstances you will need to speak to your card issuer who will arrange for a claim to be raised against the owner of the ATM. They will then check the Electronic Journal (sort of black box of events) of the ATM in question, and also balance the ATM to see if it is "up". You then get your money back.

In the rare circumstances that ATM's are incorrectly filled, and therefore more is given out that should have been the ATM owners are entitled to claim this money back from you. Remember in the same way they can trace a transaction back to see if you were not given enough money, the records will detail all of those cards which were used between the machine being filled, and inevitably when giving out double money when it went out of cash.

It is actually classed as theft to use a mahine you know is giving out more money than it should be and then to keep the money with no intention of returning it - check the definition of theft, although it is highly unlikely that criminal charges would be made. However, in practise the cost of investigating and contacting each customer means it is sometimes easier for the company to write it off - but this does not always happen.

How do I know - In a previous job I used to look after the maintenence of ATM's for a number of companies.
banned#27
cosmicdav3
Yes - you do need to check. ATM's are prone to faults, and it is not uncommon for a note jam to occur which may mean it dispenses the wrong amount. In theory the ATM should realise it's mistake and either deduct the correct amounut from your account, or alternatively "charge back" the amount it did not dispense.

However, sometimes this does not happen. In these circumstances you will need to speak to your card issuer who will arrange for a claim to be raised against the owner of the ATM. They will then check the Electronic Journal (sort of black box of events) of the ATM in question, and also balance the ATM to see if it is "up". You then get your money back.

In the rare circumstances that ATM's are incorrectly filled, and therefore more is given out that should have been the ATM owners are entitled to claim this money back from you. Remember in the same way they can trace a transaction back to see if you were not given enough money, the records will detail all of those cards which were used between the machine being filled, and inevitably when giving out double money when it went out of cash.

It is actually classed as theft to use a mahine you know is giving out more money than it should be and then to keep the money with no intention of returning it - check the definition of theft, although it is highly unlikely that criminal charges would be made. However, in practise the cost of investigating and contacting each customer means it is sometimes easier for the company to write it off - but this does not always happen.

How do I know - In a previous job I used to look after the maintenence of ATM's for a number of companies.


Did you work for G4S?
#28
DLM
Did you work for G4S?


No, but they did work for us on some contracts.
banned#29
cosmicdav3
No, but they did work for us on some contracts.


I used to work for them, I was such an unlucky girl :-(
#30
DLM
I used to work for them, I was such an unlucky girl :-(


Oh dear, what did you do for them?
banned#31
cosmicdav3
Oh dear, what did you do for them?


Driver, branch assistant and I packed the ATM cassettes for about 3 week's.
#32
DLM
Driver, branch assistant and I packed the ATM cassettes for about 3 week's.


Bet you loved that! Luckily I worked in an office, remotely monitoring them for faults.
banned#33
cosmicdav3
Bet you loved that! Luckily I worked in an office, remotely monitoring them for faults.


Management were bullies and still are bullies.

I left 3 year's ago after my colleagues suicide due to job and bullying.
#34
I often find im about to say thankyou as I take the money, then I realise, its a machine.
#35
DLM
Management were bullies and still are bullies.

I left 3 year's ago after my colleagues suicide due to job and bullying.


I'm sorry to hear that. The only dealings I ever had with G4S were their CIT crews and Engineers, never really spoke to any management, but always got the impression they were understaffed, and the staff had a lot of work pushed on them.
banned#36
iNSOMANiAC
I often find im about to say thankyou as I take the money, then I realise, its a machine.


Congratulations on 3k posts.

What are you like, it is your money! :roll:
banned#37
cosmicdav3
I'm sorry to hear that. The only dealings I ever had with G4S were their CIT crews and Engineers, never really spoke to any management, but always got the impression they were understaffed, and the staff had a lot of work pushed on them.


The CIT crews are lovely, very genuine honest people and I still speak to many of them.

The management are completely useless at managing staff who have a very difficult job to do.
#38
[COLOR="Red"]Last time I was at the ATM I took out £3.5K (using 7 accounts) but the ATM gave me double the amount it took out of my account. :)[/COLOR]
#39
The JFK
[COLOR="Red"]Last time I was at the ATM I took out £3.5K (using 7 accounts) but the ATM gave me double the amount it took out of my account. :)[/COLOR]


Good for you - strange how you managed to only use 7 cards as each would have had a daily withdrawl limit which is usually less than £500
#40
cosmicdav3
Good for you - strange how you managed to only use 7 cards as each would have had a daily withdrawl limit which is usually less than £500


[COLOR="Red"]Nope, all my accounts have a maximum cash withdrawal via ATM of £500. :)[/COLOR]

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