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(Breaking) Credit card machines down?
Old Corps | 2/6/06 | old corps

Posted on 02/06/2006 2:46:40 PM PST by OldCorps

Wife just returned from store. Guy there said that all credit card and debit card transactions cannot be processed across US.


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Anyone heard this?
1 posted on 02/06/2006 2:46:42 PM PST by OldCorps
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To: OldCorps

Used a debit card at noon, dunno about now.


2 posted on 02/06/2006 2:47:23 PM PST by RockinRight (Attention RNC...we're the party of Reagan, not FDR...)
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To: OldCorps

i just used mine ;o


3 posted on 02/06/2006 2:47:25 PM PST by miliantnutcase
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To: miliantnutcase

Sounds like one of these panic posts...


4 posted on 02/06/2006 2:47:47 PM PST by RockinRight (Attention RNC...we're the party of Reagan, not FDR...)
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To: dennis1x

lol..just think about it....


5 posted on 02/06/2006 2:47:57 PM PST by dennis1x
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To: OldCorps

The guy at the supermarket is wrong.


6 posted on 02/06/2006 2:48:19 PM PST by HitmanLV (Listen to my demos for Savage Nation contest: http://www.geocities.com/mr_vinnie_vegas/index.html)
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To: OldCorps

You are blessed - wife's credit card won't work.
YeeHaw!!


7 posted on 02/06/2006 2:48:25 PM PST by golfisnr1 (Democrats are like roaches, hard to get rid of.>)
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To: OldCorps

I used mine today.


8 posted on 02/06/2006 2:48:34 PM PST by windcliff
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To: OldCorps

I just completed a CC transaction about 20 minutes ago.


9 posted on 02/06/2006 2:48:35 PM PST by Gay State Conservative
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To: OldCorps
Guy there said that all credit card and debit card transactions cannot be processed across US.

You're wife's out shopping with a credit card and you're complaining about that?

10 posted on 02/06/2006 2:48:51 PM PST by dirtboy (I'm fat, I sleep most of the winter and I saw my shadow yesterday. Does that make me a groundhog?)
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To: OldCorps

lemme try..What's your card number?
&^)


11 posted on 02/06/2006 2:48:55 PM PST by SGCOS
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To: OldCorps

I work in the industry. Certainly not nation-wide, or I wouldn't be looking here. Maybe a regional network is having problems. Or maybe the store's phone line is down.


12 posted on 02/06/2006 2:49:01 PM PST by T. P. Pole
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To: golfisnr1

LOL...was waiting for someone to say that!!


13 posted on 02/06/2006 2:49:01 PM PST by RockinRight (Attention RNC...we're the party of Reagan, not FDR...)
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To: OldCorps

Yes, I heard some same thing from my brother's sister's cousin's nephew's best-friends next door neighbor.

must be true. must be posted in breaking news.


14 posted on 02/06/2006 2:49:13 PM PST by iPod Shuffle
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To: OldCorps

What state are you in?


15 posted on 02/06/2006 2:49:18 PM PST by cgk (I don't see myself as a conservative. I see myself as a religious, right-wing, wacko extremist.)
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To: HitmanLV

Come on how could a clerk at a nameless grocery not be totally reliable wrt national events?


16 posted on 02/06/2006 2:49:20 PM PST by justshutupandtakeit (Public Enemy #1, the RATmedia.)
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To: OldCorps
Used mine twice this afternoon - no problems,
17 posted on 02/06/2006 2:49:20 PM PST by YOUGOTIT
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To: OldCorps

I'm curious how the sales clerk at a retail chain is privy to the status of national vs just his store/region.

I don't think the sky is falling just yet.....


18 posted on 02/06/2006 2:49:24 PM PST by festus (The constitution may be flawed but its a whole lot better than what we have now.)
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To: OldCorps
Sounds very series. I am going to take a shower now.
19 posted on 02/06/2006 2:49:37 PM PST by Alouette (Please pray for Israel! Psalms of the Day: 44-48)
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To: OldCorps

That'll save me some money.


20 posted on 02/06/2006 2:49:47 PM PST by groanup (Shred for Ian)
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To: golfisnr1

LOL!!!!


21 posted on 02/06/2006 2:49:51 PM PST by stevio (Red-Blooded American Male (NRA))
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To: RockinRight

I'm taking my credit card in the shower with me. Let me know what I miss..


22 posted on 02/06/2006 2:50:01 PM PST by hispanarepublicana (Chuck Cooperstein is a tool.)
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To: OldCorps

Nope, I just checked into a hotel and my credit card was processed just fine.


23 posted on 02/06/2006 2:50:11 PM PST by xrp (Every time Chuck Norris sneezes, a third-world contry is annihilated from the face of the Earth.)
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To: justshutupandtakeit

I'm in a particularly mean mood this afternoon. :-)


24 posted on 02/06/2006 2:50:13 PM PST by HitmanLV (Listen to my demos for Savage Nation contest: http://www.geocities.com/mr_vinnie_vegas/index.html)
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To: SGCOS

I'm not waiting to see how this unfolds; I'm heading for the shower at once.


25 posted on 02/06/2006 2:50:18 PM PST by Dysart
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To: OldCorps

Used mine at 1:20 Central time, no problems.


26 posted on 02/06/2006 2:50:20 PM PST by Pusterfuss (Proud member: Minnesotans for Global Warming)
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To: Alouette

Aww crap, I can't get my beeber to set to stune.


27 posted on 02/06/2006 2:50:24 PM PST by cripplecreek (Never a minigun handy when you need one.)
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To: OldCorps
I did a search and found this - "GOP Banking on National Security." Maybe they broke the bank?

P.S. What do you consider Old Corps?
28 posted on 02/06/2006 2:50:39 PM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: T. P. Pole

yesterday pre-superbowl i went out and 2 seperate convience stores were down.....I finally drove to grocery store and they had no problem.

probably just a certain company that processes this is having issues.


29 posted on 02/06/2006 2:50:57 PM PST by Will_Zurmacht
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To: RockinRight

The sky falls two or three times a day at FR.

Tinfoil abounds.


30 posted on 02/06/2006 2:51:01 PM PST by MeanWestTexan (Many at FR would respond to Christ "Darn right, I'll cast the first stone!")
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To: OldCorps

False rumor.

Just used my debit card about an hour ago ~ 5PM EST.


31 posted on 02/06/2006 2:51:19 PM PST by nmh (Intelligent people believe in Intelligent Design (God))
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To: All

Armageddon!


32 posted on 02/06/2006 2:51:36 PM PST by newgeezer (Just my opinion, of course. Your mileage may vary.)
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To: OldCorps

Was he wearing a tinfoil hat? I know that guy... Says all kinds of crazy stuff.


33 posted on 02/06/2006 2:51:55 PM PST by LibWhacker
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To: Alouette
Sounds very series. I am going to take a shower now.

Do you like cheese? I like cheese.

34 posted on 02/06/2006 2:52:30 PM PST by TChris ("Unless you act, you're going to lose your world." - Mark Steyn)
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To: cgk
What state are you in?

Agitation, it appears.

35 posted on 02/06/2006 2:52:40 PM PST by Constitutionalist Conservative (Eschew obfuscation, ya'll.)
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To: justshutupandtakeit
Come on how could a clerk at a nameless grocery not be totally reliable wrt national events?

I always look to them for guidance in election matters and when forming an opinion on constitutional matters. Doesn't everyone?

36 posted on 02/06/2006 2:52:49 PM PST by Dog Gone
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To: MeanWestTexan

That it does!


37 posted on 02/06/2006 2:52:53 PM PST by RockinRight (Attention RNC...we're the party of Reagan, not FDR...)
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To: OldCorps
PEACE BE TO YOU. I HAVE $24,700,000 (US) FROM MY SISTER-IN-LAW's LATE MOTHER-IN-LAW WHO WAS THE MINISTER OF OIL DISTRIBUTION IN ALGIERS BEFORE HE DIED. I NEED TO TRANSFER IT ALL OFFSHORE INTO YOUR ACCOUNT AND AM WILLING TO GIVE YOU 10% OF THE PROCEEDS. I JUST NEED YOU WIFE'S DEBIT CARD NUMBER TO CHECK OUT THIS PROBLEM YOU HAVE DISCUSSED AND THEN COMPLETE THE TRANSACTION.

LEAVE THE NUMBER ON THIS THREAD AND ONE OF MY MANY ASSISTANTS WILL TAKE CARE OF IT FOR YOU.

38 posted on 02/06/2006 2:53:12 PM PST by Jeff Head (www.dragonsfuryseries.com)
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To: newgeezer

it actually would be for me..hehe.

i havent really carried cash since around 1999, and once in a while im shocked when i go into a place that doesnt atm or credit card.


39 posted on 02/06/2006 2:53:18 PM PST by Will_Zurmacht
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To: OldCorps
Nationwide network down, hmm? Have you actually SEEN the card she tried to use...


40 posted on 02/06/2006 2:53:22 PM PST by GalaxieFiveHundred
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To: OldCorps

All your credits and debits are belong to us.


41 posted on 02/06/2006 2:53:36 PM PST by LibertarianCandidate
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To: OldCorps
Haven't seen anything regarding this. Did the store person happen to say this and then use an old imprint credit card machine to process the transaction? If he did, he has her card number imprinted on the card, where he can copy it down for later use.

I had a Target check out clerk act like she put my credit card receipt in my bag one Christmas years ago, and when I went home and later looked in the bag and didn't see the ticket, I blew it off thinking I misplaced it. Next month I had a $200 TV charged to my account. You gotta watch just about everyone now.

42 posted on 02/06/2006 2:53:39 PM PST by OB1kNOb (I'm really not 50. I'm just 49.95 plus tax.)
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To: Dog Gone

And which teams to bet on as well.


43 posted on 02/06/2006 2:53:43 PM PST by justshutupandtakeit (Public Enemy #1, the RATmedia.)
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To: golfisnr1

LOL! My dear Husband would be thrilled! :0)


44 posted on 02/06/2006 2:53:49 PM PST by alice_in_bubbaland (New Jersey gets the corrupt government it deserves!)
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To: OldCorps

How am I gonna buy beer after work with no cash???!!!


45 posted on 02/06/2006 2:53:53 PM PST by edgrimly78
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To: MeanWestTexan

Beat me! :-)


46 posted on 02/06/2006 2:53:54 PM PST by LibWhacker
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To: OldCorps

Are you 100% sure? Did you call Homeland Security?.


47 posted on 02/06/2006 2:54:02 PM PST by AliVeritas (The Espionage Act of 1917... It's time to use it.)
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To: All

To all taking a shower, be careful, I hear a moose could bite you!


48 posted on 02/06/2006 2:54:10 PM PST by tiredoflaundry (I'll admit it , I'm a Snow Flake !(Snoq) The rest of my tagline redacted by court order.)
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To: OldCorps

I hope this dosen't outrage or offend anyone!


49 posted on 02/06/2006 2:54:27 PM PST by GaltMeister (“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.”)
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To: OldCorps

Was your wife logged on?


50 posted on 02/06/2006 2:54:44 PM PST by Horatio Gates (Go Seah....uh...Mariners! Congrats to the Steelers. Well done.)
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