Skip to comments.***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***
Posted on 01/07/2011 5:02:05 AM PST by Lucky9teen
So, here’s some Friday afternoon bank bureaucratic silliness. Hubby went into our bank this afternoon to pay off our mortgage. Mortgage is also held by the bank. Guess what? Can’t do that, because although the bank branches can accept mortgage payments, they can’t accept the FINAL mortgage payment. That has to be sent somewhere back east to be processed by some other dept. in the bank. So, Hubby paid our mortgage down to $1. On Monday, he has to go back to the bank and send this other dept. a cashier’s check for the $1, plus whatever 3 days’ interest is on $1, plus the $10 processing fee to finally close the account and pay off the mortgage. Can’t do that today, because today’s payment has to post before we can send the last payment. And we didn’t want to pay 3 days’ interest on the full amount, which is why he didn’t just make one big payment on Monday. There was some equally silly reason why he couldn’t just make the big payment today, but it’s lost on me.
So, we’re not quite ready to scream “we’re debt free.” We still have a $1 mortgage.
Aw heck... live a little!
Be a real pain to the bank, leave that outstanding balance on their books, and amortize your remaining payments for the next 5 years or so!
“So, were not quite ready to scream were debt free. We still have a $1 mortgage.”
Wonder if you could set up direct payments in 2 cent increments...
How come every time I put the flat sheet on the bed, I choose the wrong corner to start?
Hm, well, TSA found and stopped 10 guns from going through a checkpoint.
I guess I would have been the wiseguy that paid it down to a penny or perhaps do the gas station thing and pay all but 1/10 of a cent.
Pan_Yan just wanted your post to live up to your screen name! ;-P
Let’s review - if one posts a joke on a silliness thread that has already been posted, that qualifies as silly (fully aligned with the purpose of the thread). Anyone that brings the first post to their attention qualifies as anal, not silly.
Therefore, Pan_Yan was being anal and you are sort of a blooter for pointing out Pan-Yan’s original purpose for posting two days after the fact, unless Pan_Yan and you are roommates.
Dont be so anal.
You’ve got a point, I’ve just not fully learned to never wrestle with a pig in the mud, you just get dirty and the pig enjoys it. Not that either one of you is a pig, you’ve just dragged me down to the anal level and beat me with experience.
Okay - I got it now. Pointing out irony is now considered anal.
“Lighten up, Frances”
Irony is not worth noting on a silliness thread, except if one is anal.
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