[rescue] random babble
lionel4287 at yahoo.com
Sun Sep 1 09:56:50 CDT 2002
--- Chad Fernandez <fernande at internet1.net> wrote:
> > So by default, a check from the U.S. would be "pay to the bearer".
> Wow, what is the point of that? That makes a check just like cash!
Asked and answered? ;^)
I suspect it is a tradition based on introducing banknotes into a
PS: PITA Dell-rebate issues - I got a laptop from them with a rebate
($300!), but after waiting for months for the rebate (as I expected,
not a real problem), the check arrived made out to $EMPLOYER, since I
had the laptop shipped to the office. The check was sent to my home,
since that is how I completed the rebate paperwork, but it is only
payable to $EMPLOYER. Oh, and the check is no good after 15 Sept. 2002,
because the check was dated 15 July, 2002, but just arrived
yesterday... Not sure if I should blame the rebate fulfillment center
or USPS/FSCKing Al Queda, since all my mail that used to go through the
Hamilton Square, NJ facility is now re-routed elsewhere, since they
have not yet re-opened the facility after what, 9 months...
"Nothing would please me more than being able to hire ten
programmers and deluge the hobby market with good software"
Bill Gates, in "An OpenLetter to Hobbyists" dated February 3, 1976
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