So here are some observations that have occurred over the last few weeks:
- I pretty much walk to two banks my work uses each day. Since I am dealing with business accounts, I stand in the Merchant line instead of the LONG line at one of the banks. However, merchants often take longer than consumers so the shorter line might prove to be deceptive. One day a man was ahead of me and was doing business on his cell phone. He walks up to the teller, stayed on the phone, and then asked for a deposit slip! Now, maybe its just me, but I get my deposit slips or withdrawal slips ready BEFORE I get to the teller! But anyway, he KEEPS talking on the phone throughout the whole transactions; picture him balancing his cell phone as he tries to fill out the deposit slip and add the checks he is depositing…….while loudly talking on the phone (which seemed to echo off of the security plexiglass). It was a LONG wait day and just made me shake my head a bit…….
- During my walks, I have to cross a major thoroughfare (I have mentioned the dangers of crossing in previous posts!). Invariably, the following happens: I get to the crosswalk and push the button for the signal. Even if someone who is walking up SAW me push the button, they usually walk in front of me and push the button again. And the cycle continues as each new person walks up (even if they’ve already seen 5 people push the button). OCD at its finest.
- This one makes me laugh a bit! I usually get one woman at the bank who I confuse when I ask for multiple cashiers checks. Since the form needed assumes you need one cashiers check, I usually write *see list*, which I provide with the form. EVERY time I get this teller, she goes through the process and asks, “You want the cashiers check made out to see list?” I am THIS close to saying, “are you serious???”
That’s all I have today. Lots going on but don’t have the energy to write about it!