January 11th, 2006

Distressed, Tombo - Distressed

Sometimes I think The System has nothing better to do

Ya know, some days I really detest businesses and, in effect, The System. I think these people have nothing better to do with their time than make life more complicated, not less. If they ever actually did something sensible then maybe the world would actually go round. But maybe that's asking too much.

So, my bank lets you check your account online. No big deal there. Except recently I got a notice essentially saying "Hey, we're upgrading our online services; we're going to update the online data three times a day now." My first reaction was "So what, you've only been updating it once every other day before now? What, are you idiots?"

Before we attempt to answer that, let's take a look at two of their other practices with their online services.

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All that just to make sure the deposit I made today made it in so I could pay my Zimzat.com hosting bill.

PS (Despite the fact I wrote this after the second paragraph): There's just something very alluring about Ben Kweller, the artist in the song I'm listening to right now.

PSS: Why hasn't Fedora Core (at least version 3) updated to Firefox 1.5? Oh wait, I think I had to install firefox myself. XD
  • Current Music
    "In Other Words" by Ben Kweller