We applaud this this a bowl of water inside a Commerce Bank in Brooklyn Heights. It is for pooches to lap at while their owners get multiples of $20 bills from the ATM. Good thing the threat of doggy AIDS is now but an 80’s in-joke.
Ring ring, Mr. Banker, pick up the phone, we hit the stopwatch and hang up. Here are the results.
Today’s results in our week-long test of how long it takes banks humanoids to pick up the ring ring ring.
The results of today’s benchmark test to see how long it takes banks’ live humans to pick up the phone.
We’ll be calling up the banks this week to see who’s the quickest at having a human pick up the phone.
Yesterday, B.L. Ochman sent in complaint about going into Commerce bank, seeing a sign that said, “Deposit ’til 6. Next Day Availability.” At 4 p.m. she approached a teller with a deposit. The teller said, “Just so you know, I’m working on tomorrow, so this won’t be credited today.” Hello, disconnect!
B.L. Ochman is crying foul over a sign up at every New York Commerce bank (pictured). She says it’s deceptive marketing and she’s got the story to prove it:
Have the banks wised up?