it doesn’t make sense to me that an ATM machine can only be programmed to hand out specific pre-programed amounts only and when you press the “other amounts” button and type in something else then it gives you the “machine doesn’t work” message.
in a country where the smallest denominator for ATMs is a 100 bill it would make sense that the machine only gives out multiples of 100 or a 100.
now i tried this twice at an ATM near my house, it gives you a choice of 100, 300, 500, 800,1000,1500,2000 and the usual “other amount”
i don’t like asking for 300 with my spending habbits it won’t last 24 hours and i don’t like asking for 100 because it won’t get me far enough so i always ask for 200. but see the great ATM doesn’t seem to like or know what is a request for 200, i tried it twice (yeah different days, and actually i’m pretty sure i tried it more than twice but can’t remember) i press on the “other amounts” buttona and type in 200…………….what do i get…………………”sorry this ATM is out of order, we will fix the problem as soon as possible”
today i got the genious idea of throwing my card in again after the “out of order” message for 200 request, and i picked a pre-programed number….i picked 300 (yes i am aware of the spending risk) and oh oh oh what do i see three 100 bills…….so the machine didn’t have two 100 bills it was “out of order” but it has three 100 bills…………..go figure