If We Have The Technology To Access Our Bank Accounts Anywhere In The World.....

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    Why is the first question I have to answer at the ATM before drawing money out of my account "What language shall we talk in?"

    If just putting the card into the machine tells it what bank I use and all the rest of my account information, couldn't the card also tell it I speak English? Wouldn't that hamper or eliminate the theft of my money by non-English speaking thieves?

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    Wow, you guys have bilingual teller machines?

    In Australia our teller machines have tall poppy syndrome.

    Press balance inquiry: "you make too much money you fucking ****."
     
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    Bi-lingual?!?

    They usually offer up at least four languages and sometimes more... but that's not the point. I want to know why the machine needs to ask, considering everything else it knows about me.

    It's a question of higher security and having one less pain-in-the-ass screen in my day to read and clear.
     
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    I love when it asks that question only in English, thereby defeating the whole purpose (and it says 'Spanish', not 'Espanol')
     
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    Interesting, but still not the point.
     
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    Maybe these machines have evolved into consciousness and are having you on?
     
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    Have they also made fun of how your card is too small for the slot?
     
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    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqz2rejJS6M[/ame]
     
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    No, but I'll take this opportunity to bitch about 9 out of 10 receipts from merchants VISA machines being too wide to fit in your wallet without folding them in half lengthwise.
     

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