Monday, July 02, 2007

Only me... I'm sittin there at the bank drive thru
the other day..
waiting for that thing to spit up my receipt..
when after a few seconds of whirring and rumbling..
a bowling ball comes up instead..

that ever happen to you?


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Blogger Chaya said...

LOL! You ok, David?
No, never happened to me...

July 02, 2007 3:55 PM  
Blogger BEHIND A SMILE said...

Don't want to take over your blog but once you mentioned the bank drive through I couldn't stop laughing. I got this great email recently and it reminded me of it. I'm posting it here but you can delete if you feel it isn't appropriate.

To all the woman out there, yes it is written by a man, yes it is exaggerated but you gotta see the funny side. (I'm a woman and i do)

A sign in the Bank Lobby reads: "Please note that this Bank is installing new Drive-through teller machines enabling customers to withdraw cash without leaving their vehicles. Customers using this new facility are requested to use the procedures outlined below when accessing their accounts. After months of careful research, MALE & FEMALE procedures have been developed. Please follow the appropriate steps for your gender."


1. Drive up to the cash machine.
2. Put down your car window.
3. Insert card into machine and enter PIN.
4. Enter amount of cash required and withdraw.
5. Retrieve card, cash and receipt.
6. Put window up.
7. Drive off.


1. Drive up to cash machine.
2. Reverse and back up the required amount to align car window with the machine.
3. Set parking brake, put the window down.
4. Find handbag, remove all contents on to passenger seat to locate card.
5. Tell person on cell phone you will call them back and hang up
6. Attempt to insert card into machine.
7. Open car door to allow easier access to machine due to its excessive distance from the car.
8. Insert card.
9. Re-insert card the right way.
10. Dig through handbag to find diary with your PIN written on the inside back page.
11. Enter PIN.
12. Press cancel and re-enter correct PIN.
13. Enter amount of cash required.
14. Take a quick peeky at yourself in rear view mirror.
15. Retrieve cash and receipt
16. Empty handbag again to locate wallet and place cash inside.
17. Write debit amount in check register and place receipt in back of checkbook.
18. Re-check makeup.
19. Drive forward 2 feet.
20. Reverse back to cash machine.
21. Retrieve card.
22. Re-empty hand bag, locate card holder, and place card into the slot provided.
23. Give dirty look to irate male driver waiting behind you.
24. Restart stalled engine and pull off.
25. Redial person on cell phone.
26. Drive for 2 to 3 miles.
27. Release Parking Brake.

July 02, 2007 5:16 PM  
Blogger The Dreamer said...

Never used a drive through...
I think the bowling ball must've hit something, though...

smile - LOL!

July 02, 2007 8:54 PM  
Blogger socialworker/frustrated mom said...

No never happened to me, but you have a great imagination going...tell me you were kidding please tell me...

July 02, 2007 9:56 PM  
Blogger ~ Sarah ~ said...

haha. i don't know if we have drive through banks here.

July 02, 2007 10:04 PM  
Anonymous Allie said...

...and funny too! Who woulda thunk?

July 02, 2007 10:47 PM  
Blogger jewmaican20 said...

I once threw out my cell phone and tried to clip an empty bottle to my belt...

July 02, 2007 10:52 PM  
Blogger David_on_the_Lake said...

I'm fine
Why do u ask?

behind a smile...
LOL...very cute..
One trait I share with the female group..I could never swipe it right the first time..

hmm not sure...
Actually I think underground..the underground bowling ball apparatus and the underground bank drive thru apparatus mustve crossed lines somewhere..

hmmm expect the unexpected..
hmmm maybe..

July 02, 2007 11:00 PM  
Anonymous megapixel said...

dave- I always thought they come from above, not below ground...

July 02, 2007 11:24 PM  
Blogger David_on_the_Lake said...

Do u mean..Aussie or LA?

oh..actually...this serious side u see here is sorta new to me..

well look at the nright least u get a 5 cent refund with the bottle..cant say that about a cellphone

what?..bowling balls?

July 02, 2007 11:35 PM  
Blogger The Dreamer said...

i meant that it musta hit your head... something's totally not straight over there...

July 03, 2007 12:09 AM  
Blogger Tr8erGirl said...

OMG - BAS - that's so me!! - was that u behind me at the ATM this morning??? How else would you have known!! :-)

July 03, 2007 10:17 AM  
Blogger David_on_the_Lake said...

oh..that could be..

July 03, 2007 11:33 AM  
Blogger Lady Delish said...

David you wacko!

BAS - I do not find that funny at all. Why do you buy into such chauvenistic jokes anyway!

July 03, 2007 3:38 PM  
Blogger Chaya said...

Noone came up with any deeeeeep meaning... Just a light post...I love it!

July 03, 2007 4:52 PM  
Anonymous m00kie said...

the truth is that with debit cards and credit cards i dont really go to the atm much anymore..
but i have had bowling balls fly out of my credit card bills and knock me right out..

July 03, 2007 4:55 PM  
Blogger David_on_the_Lake said...

jokes are jokes are jokes...

lol..I'm still waiting

not talking about atm...talking about those drive thru bank lanes..where this capsules comes flying out of this thing..and u put ur info in..and send it somehow into the bank and wait for them to send it back..with a "have a nice day"..that apparatus always reminded me of the ones in bowling alleys that bring the balls back up....

July 03, 2007 6:04 PM  
Blogger The Dreamer said...

chaya - sometimes in life, we think we're gonna get one thing, but in the end, we end up with something much bigger. if we're careful to use it correctly =, if can help us become better, but if we're careless, it can hurt us badly.

morl of the story is: use your feet and walk into the bank.

July 03, 2007 11:45 PM  
Blogger anonym00kie said...

i have no idea what youre talking about, i dont think we have those here :)

July 04, 2007 1:42 AM  
Blogger Chaya said...

I knew I can count on you, dreamer.

July 04, 2007 10:02 AM  
Blogger David_on_the_Lake said...

lol...not bad..

Yes..they have em in Lakewood .so we wont have to see unztnius tellers..

July 04, 2007 10:12 AM  
Blogger The Dreamer said...

chaya - i'm very deeeeeeeeeep....

david - :)

July 04, 2007 12:17 PM  

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