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Date: 08/03/12 11:48 AM

23 Responses to Fun Fact About Those Credit Card Terminals [Pic]

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    fancylad Male 30-39
    18410 posts
    August 3, 2012 at 11:49 am
    Link: Fun Fact About Those Credit Card Terminals - Try it next time you pay for something with a credit card--it`s fun!
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    jendrian Male 18-29
    2516 posts
    August 3, 2012 at 12:09 pm
    more like "sad fact"
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    Angelmassb Male 18-29
    15512 posts
    August 3, 2012 at 12:36 pm
    Forever alone fact
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    Mr_Ike Male 18-29
    159 posts
    August 3, 2012 at 12:46 pm
    Also, probably fraud.
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    muffalletta Male 18-29
    543 posts
    August 3, 2012 at 12:51 pm
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    kangoala Male 18-29
    702 posts
    August 3, 2012 at 1:12 pm
    This ain`t actually true. It`s just that very few people actually set up digital signature verification.
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    whodat6484 Male 30-39
    3901 posts
    August 3, 2012 at 1:23 pm
    No sh*t, most people I know just scribble a random wavy line and then hit the "ok" button.

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    HiEv Male 40-49
    621 posts
    August 3, 2012 at 1:41 pm
    When I was working register I got complimented for actually bothering to check the signature. I also caught two people using credit cards that obviously weren`t theirs. ("It`s my girlfriend`s, OK? We have a joint checking account." "How do I know that`s true, sir?" "She`s across the street. Do you want me to go get her?!?" "Yes, please." "Uh... Her hip`s broken, you want me to force her to walk on that?" "Well, if you want to use that card, then yes, you`ll have to." The guy left and later came back to show me he had her driver`s license too, as though that proved something. I wanted to say, "Congratulations, sir, I see you`ve stolen her WHOLE wallet.")

    That being said, the vast majority of people don`t even bother to sign their credit cards, even though unsigned CCs aren`t valid (check the back of your CC). Writing "See ID" isn`t valid either, and CC companies discourage it.
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    KyuRyu Female 18-29
    12 posts
    August 3, 2012 at 3:51 pm
    I always sign when I use a credit card--though I haven`t used my name in probably 3 years. I`ve used Fred, Harry, Chami, George, Edward, Alphonse...and quite a few more...
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    JustDani Female 18-29
    409 posts
    August 3, 2012 at 4:41 pm
    "This ain`t actually true. It`s just that very few people actually set up digital signature verification."

    I see it at nearly every store I shop at.
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    thelonious Male 40-49
    3271 posts
    August 3, 2012 at 5:32 pm
    I sometimes draw tanks shooting air planes when I see they don`t have a monitor that shows the signature box.
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    Buiadh Male 30-39
    6740 posts
    August 3, 2012 at 5:54 pm
    Must be an American thing...

    Do you guys not have Chip&Pin?
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    darkmagic14n Male 18-29
    1625 posts
    August 3, 2012 at 11:16 pm
    the signature is only important when filing a dispute. if you have a track record of just scribbling, its hard to dispute when the card is stolen and there is just scribble. on the flip, if you`re a scribbler and someone tries to use your card and actually attempts to sign your name...

    and cashiers aren`t supposed to check the signature, their responsibility is to check the ID to make sure its your card when doing credit. debit is much harder to know the person`s pin, so not checking for debit transactions is more ok.
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    Solvent Male 18-29
    2842 posts
    August 3, 2012 at 11:36 pm
    I love writing Fartface McDickbutt on those things.
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    Vimto Male 40-49
    2849 posts
    August 4, 2012 at 2:59 am
    I know people (ahem) who`ve drawn penises when digitally signing for goods, then rung up to confirm who received it.
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    lcfudsisf Female 30-39
    10 posts
    August 4, 2012 at 5:41 am ---

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    Xerasia Female 18-29
    1181 posts
    August 4, 2012 at 8:49 am
    lol. funny, but not true. i`ve been asked to re-write my name on those things several times.
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    TKD_Master Male 18-29
    4794 posts
    August 4, 2012 at 4:59 pm
    I like to draw whales on them.
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    winallend90 Female 18-29
    21 posts
    August 4, 2012 at 5:20 pm
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    chickiesue86 Male 70 & Over
    273 posts
    August 4, 2012 at 8:36 pm
    i like to sign "your mom"
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    photomstr Male 50-59
    766 posts
    August 5, 2012 at 5:34 am
    I wonder how many others avoid reading the comments now that they are flooded with ads? Sigh, rediff will be next . . .
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    8BitHero Male 18-29
    5414 posts
    August 5, 2012 at 6:20 am
    I don`t have a credit card but now I want one.
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    MrAtari Male 40-49
    1547 posts
    August 11, 2012 at 8:21 am
    well here`s a blog from someone who actually tried that...

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