[FoRK] Has this ATM experience ever happed to you.

Kevin Elliott <K-Elliott at wiu.edu> on Mon Mar 26 12:48:58 PDT 2007

It's a US thing.  Anything bigger than a $20 is a relatively unusual 
bill size.  Many places don't accept anything bigger than $20.  Usual 
excuses... i.e., Anti-Crime, makes change management easier, etc.

Now I think it's semi-self sustaining- $100 aren't generlaly 
accepted, so people don't carry hundreds, so businesses don't get 
complaints about accepting $100... and so forth.  Frankly the 
strangest thing about his story was an ATM machine handing out $100's.

At 21:19 +0200  on  3/26/07, Eugen Leitl wrote:
>On Mon, Mar 26, 2007 at 11:52:03AM -0700, Joe Barrera wrote:
>
>>  3. The 7-11 won't take your cash because they don't accept $100 bills.
>
>Strange. Some smaller places don't like taking 500 EUR bills,
>but 7-11 is a pretty big chain. Weird.
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