Who Really Remembers All of Their Ex'es?

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Real Estate Agent with Lyon Real Estate BRE #00697006

When I say the bank removed all of my banking accounts from online access, what they they really did was redirect my sign-on results to a 404 page. It looked like a customer had signed on, bank logo and identifying properties there, but no bank accounts. Could have been hacked for all I know. It's one of those instances where a person automatically suspects the bank somehow messed up, though, especially when the bank has had other very recent apologetic episodes.

But what ensued from that experience was fairly bizarre. There was a point I raised my voice, asking incredulously: "You know how idiotic and ridiculous this all seems, right? I am still in control of all my reasoning powers, right?"

Company policy, Ma'am.

And then the difficult questions ensued. Security questions. Interrogation was more like it.

"Ma'am, do you know a Tamara Nelson?"

Uh, oh, trick question. Think, think, think. I was once married to a guy named Nelson. And he had two nieces, twins, and their names started with a T, same name basically but different spelling . . .

Ummm...... no, my answer is no.

Correct.

Whew. That was a tough one. But I got the next one wrong. You can read more in my personal blog today at this link: A Glimpse into the Life of a Married Real Estate Agent.

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Chris Ann Cleland
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All that over not activating a debit card?  Yikes.  

As for not remembering the security questions they were asking, you at least have the ability to deduce.  The thing that saves my butt, until my conservatorship is finalized by the court, is that when my mother gets a wild hair and wants to withdrawal all of her money, she can't verify her identity through the security questions.  

May 14, 2018 10:12 AM #1
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Elizabeth- I was humming one of my favorite George Strait songs...All My Exes Live in Texas!  That is so funny. I tried the house rule of "he who sees it first, cleans it up" but that didn't last long because Larry used the excuse of "Oh, I didn't see that!"

May 14, 2018 11:40 AM #2
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Fun post to read Elizabeth, and you dodged the clean-up beautifully.  Shows what a great negotiator you are! ;) 

May 14, 2018 03:08 PM #3
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Chris Ann Cleland Yes, and I had signed it, filed it and recall making the phone call and removing the sticker. By the time you get through to a real person, you've screamed REPRESENTATIVE so much that your throat is sore. 

I'm sorry, did you mean you want to know your balance?

NO REPRESENSENTATIVE

Which account do you want to access?

by now I'm swearing . . .

May 14, 2018 07:07 PM #4
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Kathy Streib Ha, well, my husband saw it, went off to work, came home and realized he forgot and decided to "show it" to me. Gah!

May 14, 2018 07:08 PM #5
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Sonja Patterson Well, I do realize when I'm being played, LOL.I'm pretty good natured, but once you let somebody get away with making YOU the puke cleaner upper, you're doomed. We share that 50 / 50, bet your booties.

May 14, 2018 07:10 PM #6
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I do! I remember all the lessons I learned from them. . .Except one, who for years I wondered, who was that masked man?  I learned a couple of weeks ago, and the answer absolutely shocked me!

May 15, 2018 02:27 AM #7
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Elizabeth, OH MY, it would be tough to remember some of those personal questions, and sounds like a nightmare! 

May 15, 2018 06:55 AM #8
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Myrl Jeffcoat Who was that masked man, then? Are you talking about the Italian Stallion? Do tell!!!!

May 15, 2018 07:24 AM #9
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Joan Cox You're telling me, Joan. But hey, I just received a love note from Realtor.com. I get these from time to time. Google Hang-Outs, too. Ha, ha, ha. Read this:

"Hi,Elizabeth, your profile really made my heart throb, I'd love to get to know you. I just want to tell you how good looking you are. Any man including me would be proud to walk beside you

What is with this "walk beside you" business? What I wanna know is will you clean up the darn cat puke?

May 15, 2018 07:27 AM #10
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Ohhhhhhh ... I just KNEW I had to read this one, Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents ... and you certainly did NOT disappoint!  You make the "clicks" worth it ...

I feel so boring tho, having been married to the same woman for over 41 years now.   ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Gene

May 15, 2018 09:34 AM #11
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Oh, Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi I doubt there is anything remotely boring about being married to the same person for 41 years. I, too, should get there someday with a little luck. You can't be married that long without some doozies happening  . . .

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I'm glad I don't have a debit card. Thanks for the fun read Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents 

May 15, 2018 12:53 PM #13
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