ATMs and weekends

In case you are [sadly] foolish enough like me to roam around markets without carrying money and just the poor ATM card … Don’t rely on the ATM’s – especially from friday nights till Monday mornings …!

I inserted my card in one machine at F-10 markaz … it said your card’s nt in right condition (the message was something like this) — I was like what the hell…? inserted in adjacent machine and it said … The machine is out of money … oh bhai, it’s still 9 PM and it’s just a friday … was what I exclaimed …!

Then I tried another ATM – that was out of money too … !

I dont know why they dont put enough cash in the machines for weekends :-(

Tip of the week[ends]: Never ever rely on ATMs in your life …!

Ciao!

The good thing was – no cash no spending ;-) bacchat hii bacchat ;-)

8 Comments so far

  1. MU (unregistered) on January 15th, 2007 @ 1:00 am

    Funny, how banks are the same everywhere.

    They like to earn as much interest on our money as they can…even if it is for one day. Bankers are a clever bunch.


  2. 1967 (unregistered) on January 15th, 2007 @ 10:12 am

    You should be thankful to the ATM A for [pine]Apple for not having “eaten” your card up besides not giving you any cash. That has happened to me…:”(


  3. A for [pine]Apple (unregistered) on January 15th, 2007 @ 10:47 am

    Mu: Banking business seems to be same everywhere – prior to this digitization, I guess bankers here were more efficient — now most of them have become lethargic in their dealing – regardless of which ever bank they are in …!

    1967: Hmmm that too has happened once – dont worry – and that too in another city ;/


  4. Nosheen (unregistered) on January 15th, 2007 @ 4:11 pm

    i know one of my friend who is such a magpie that he i guess not even been issued the cheque book ever.No ATM NO Cheque Book but a bank account .i wonder what does he do with his bank account then :P lol


  5. A for [pine]Apple (unregistered) on January 15th, 2007 @ 5:13 pm

    Hain – really – well with every accnt you are issued at least the cheque book for sure – he wud’ve forgotten to pick it up :>

    Thanks god – I’ve both :-)


  6. MU (unregistered) on January 15th, 2007 @ 8:58 pm

    @Nosheen: No cheque book or an atm card and he is still a friend? :)

    Why? :)


  7. Nosheen (unregistered) on January 16th, 2007 @ 11:09 am

    MU : Well i don’t make friends seeing their pockets ,i guess that explains everything then.


  8. Nosheen (unregistered) on January 16th, 2007 @ 11:10 am

    :)



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