[PLUG-TALK] Computer Processing Games

Galen Seitz galens at seitzassoc.com
Wed Jan 7 12:48:45 PST 2009

Rich Shepard wrote:
>    What amuses me is that this is an automated system, all done by computers
> interacting with computers: mine to Verizon Northwest and Sprint, theirs to
> my bank. Yet, each site tells me to allow up to 5 days for payments to be
> received and credited. This is longer than it takes when I mail them a check
> via the USPS.
>    They're not the only companies to claim that it takes longer to process
> computer payments, but at least they're not in the class of companies who
> charge extra for the service even though it costs them nothing. I suppose
> it's all just another way of making money (by float or extra charge) just
> because they can and no one stops them.

I suspect you will find that the initial payment might take a few 
days, but subsequent payments will be same day or next day.

Galen Seitz
galens at seitzassoc.com

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