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    Quote Originally Posted by NickFitz View Post
    I find it odd that ATMs don’t do contactless. I can pay up to something like £250 in a shop with a double-click on my Apple Watch and a wave near the machine, yet to get the same amount out of a cash machine I have to touch it?
    Same with petrol stations. Now all encouraging pay at pump but no contactless option (I've seen) due to normal £99 limit when putting card in first, so have to touch the buttons that everyone else will be touching.

    I use some gloves just for that, then put them in a plazzy bag for at least 3 days to ensure any virus is dead before re-using. A cheap phone stylus (4 for £2 at the local market, if it's still open) may be the better long term option, if this is going to be ongoing long term.

    So AtW's informative post is right, we'll adapt to the situation as for sure lockdown and social distancing as it is can't go on for months and months until a vaccine is found. Improvements to behaviour and consumer interaction processes will be made.
    Maybe tomorrow, I'll want to settle down. Until tomorrow, I'll just keep moving on.

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    At petrol stations, just soak the keypad with petrol to sterilise it. Problem solved.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AtW View Post
    Free banking does not exist in the UK too, everybody pays.
    One of my current accounts is free. The other has a monthly fee but that works out cheaper than the gadget and other insurances bundled in with it would do separately.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LondonManc View Post
    One of my current accounts is free. The other has a monthly fee but that works out cheaper than the gadget and other insurances bundled in with it would do separately.
    If you believe your bank account is free then you are an idiot, which kind of forms a pattern now - Brexit, conspiracy theory about millions of dead in China.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NotAllThere View Post
    At petrol stations, just soak the keypad with petrol to sterilise it. Problem solved.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LondonManc View Post
    One of my current accounts is free. The other has a monthly fee but that works out cheaper than the gadget and other insurances bundled in with it would do separately.
    What do you think unauthorised overdrafts pay for?

    Who do you think ultimately pays card transaction fees at retailers, restaurants and at ATMs?
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    Quote Originally Posted by SueEllen View Post
    What do you think unauthorised overdrafts pay for?

    Who do you think ultimately pays card transaction fees at retailers, restaurants and at ATMs?
    I don't have unauthorised overdrafts set up.
    You pay a fee at an ATM?

    I get transaction fees at retailers get lumped on - no different to any other costs, such as supply chain and marketing. That's a retailers business and wholesalers consider that too but it's no different to them including the costs of downtime for banking cash.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hobosapien View Post
    I use some gloves just for that, then put them in a plazzy bag for at least 3 days to ensure any virus is dead before re-using. A cheap phone stylus (4 for £2 at the local market, if it's still open) may be the better long term option, if this is going to be ongoing long term.
    Or you could get a small stick, often found in the vicinity of trees and free for the taking

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    Quote Originally Posted by NickFitz View Post
    Or you could get a small stick, often found in the vicinity of trees and free for the taking
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    Quote Originally Posted by NickFitz View Post
    Or you could get a small stick, often found in the vicinity of trees and free for the taking
    I tried that but even if I'm succesful in getting the dog off the stick then it's covered in dog mouth goo that is likely even worse for health than the virus.
    Maybe tomorrow, I'll want to settle down. Until tomorrow, I'll just keep moving on.

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