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Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Monday, September 24, 2012 - 4:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I used to have a scrund about checks and money orders. Although the scrund seems ridiculous, I've encountered other people who had it too. What is it?
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Monday, September 24, 2012 - 4:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Uncovered checks relevant?

Relevant how you got rid of the scrund?
Nimue (Nimue)
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Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Monday, September 24, 2012 - 4:36 pm:
Uncovered checks relevant? no

Relevant how you got rid of the scrund? no
Noel (Noel)
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Posted on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 3:45 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Are differences between checks and money orders relevant?
Or a similarity that they share?
Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 5:34 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Noel (Noel)
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Are differences between checks and money orders relevant? no
Or a similarity that they share? yes
Doriana (Doriana)
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Posted on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 11:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Certified checks relevant?
Solo1 (Solo1)
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Relevant how old you were when you had this scrund?
For example, children believe you can write a check whenever you need money, regardless of how much you might have in the bank. Anything like that?
Dlcygnet (Dlcygnet)
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Posted on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 11:12 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I know nothing about money orders. This should be interesting. Thank God for Wikipedia!

Anything to do with the appearance of either document?
Anything to do with $ limits on either?
Anything to do with regulations on either?
Relevant that in the U.S. you're better off just using a Credit Card instead of a Money Order?
Is the endorsement relevant?
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 10:23 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

With apologies for UK spelling .. .

Are personalised cheque books relevant? Did you understand the concept of a cheque book ? or did you think that everytime you wanted to write a cheque you had to go to your bank and get one?

Anything to do with the fact that Money Orders are prepaid and therefore in theory the payee is guaranteed to get value for it whereas a cheque can bounce?

Crossing cheques relevant? Endorsing?

Don't want to get all banky on you here but i've worked in the industry since 1989.
Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 4:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Doriana (Doriana)
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Certified checks relevant? no
Solo1 (Solo1)
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Relevant how old you were when you had this scrund? no
For example, children believe you can write a check whenever you need money, regardless of how much you might have in the bank. Anything like that? no
Dlcygnet (Dlcygnet)
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I know nothing about money orders. This should be interesting. Thank God for Wikipedia!

Anything to do with the appearance of either document? yes
Anything to do with $ limits on either? no
Anything to do with regulations on either? yesish
Relevant that in the U.S. you're better off just using a Credit Card instead of a Money Order?
Is the endorsement relevant?
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 10:23 am: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)
With apologies for UK spelling .. .

Are personalised cheque books relevant? no Did you understand the concept of a cheque book ? yes or did you think that everytime you wanted to write a cheque you had to go to your bank and get one? no

Anything to do with the fact that Money Orders are prepaid and therefore in theory the payee is guaranteed to get value for it whereas a cheque can bounce? no

Crossing cheques relevant? no Endorsing? no

Don't want to get all banky on you here but i've worked in the industry since 1989. I don't think that will give you an edge with this puzzle...
Solo1 (Solo1)
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Posted on Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 4:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

A money order, like a cashier's check, is the same as money, therefore should call for a different type of postage than if you sent a check. Is this relevant?
Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 5:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Solo1 (Solo1)
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Posted on Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 4:27 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)
A money order, like a cashier's check, is the same as money, therefore should call for a different type of postage than if you sent a check. Is this relevant? no
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Friday, September 28, 2012 - 3:30 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Is there a particular field of the cheque/money order that caused the scrund? the date? payee? amount in words? amount in figures? signature?
Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Friday, September 28, 2012 - 8:04 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Friday, September 28, 2012 - 3:30 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)
Is there a particular field of the cheque/money order that caused the scrund? the date? this is relevant payee? irrel amount in words? irrel amount in figures? irrelsignature? irrel
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 10:52 am:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Anything to do with the fact that a cheque can go out of date?
Beachbum (Beachbum)
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Posted on Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 7:24 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Did you think that checks and money orders can not be dated on certain days (like Sundays)?
Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 9:05 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Peter365 (Peter365)
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Anything to do with the fact that a cheque can go out of date? no
Beachbum (Beachbum)
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Posted on Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 7:24 pm: Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)
Did you think that checks and money orders can not be dated on certain days (like Sundays)? yes!!

********** SPOILER **************
I used to think that checks could not be dated on Sunday -- and apparently I was not alone in this peculiar belief.Please don't leave my new puzzle alone at the bottom of the page!!
Peter365 (Peter365)
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Posted on Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 1:36 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Nice

I'm sure that this is a common scrund.

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