Re: Year 2k

Warrl kyree Tale'sedrin (
Sun, 29 Mar 1998 07:44:46 +0000

> From: Harvey Newstrom <>

> Have you ever been in a bank when the computer was down? I have. They
> absolutely refused to give me my money. Legal threats were of no use.

Different banks, different attitudes. I was in that situation once;
service was slow, but it happened. And I got some money, no problem.

> They really have no mechanism to issue cash or record transactions without
> the computer. Even if they did have a method, they would probably be too
> scared to use it.

They filled out the same paperwork that they always fill out. The
only delay was looking up account info in the most recent
printed lists (which that bank get twice a week) for withdrawals.

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