Shot myself in the foot
Welcome guest, is this your first visit?
Member
Discoveries
 
Results 1 to 5 of 5
Like Tree12Likes
  • 5 Post By Rosco53
  • 2 Post By port ewen ace
  • 5 Post By Megalodon

Thread: Shot myself in the foot

« Prev Thread | Next Thread »
  1. #1
    us
    Mar 2018
    Bryant, WI
    Tracker IV (hobby lobby 40% off ;-) )
    649
    1562 times
    CRH, hockey cards

    Shot myself in the foot

    Well...this sucks. Lady at work had set aside a few more random foreign coins they found for me. Gave them a quarter to even it out, they said I didn't need to. Given my role, this seemed odd, so I e-mailed my supervisor and explained the situation. Low and behold, I'm not supposed to buy coins like that. There is no "official" company policy for them, but they don't want people doing that apparently. Basically, they're just supposed to set them aside in a secure place until corporate tells them what to do. I mentioned this, and 2 of them knew that and had been (already have a big ol pile of random coins), one had been throwing them away (NOOOOOOOOOOO) and another had set them aside for me... So yeah, try to do a good thing and screwed myself in the process. Half tempted to naively e-mail the people in corporate who control it to get permission to buy them, but doubt that'd go over too well... So yeah, no more foreign goodies from work for a while, if at all...

  2. #2
    Charter Member
    us
    Nov 2012
    Maryland
    XP Deus, Tesoro Cibola, Full sized shovel and a backhoe
    15,922
    29023 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Banner Finds (8)
    Honorable Mentions (1)
    Well, the trouble with foreign modern coins, is that unless you are traveling to that country, the banks, at least here, won't take them and you have to have at least $100 in that CURRENCY, not coin, to cash it in. I have been giving any I find in rolls to the young folks at the convenience stores.

  3. #3

    Dec 2014
    Far North Corner of CA
    AT Pro and a Garrett Carrot
    1,268
    1374 times
    I'm learning
    Honorable Mentions (2)
    Quote Originally Posted by Rosco53 View Post
    Well...this sucks. Lady at work had set aside a few more random foreign coins they found for me. Gave them a quarter to even it out, they said I didn't need to. Given my role, this seemed odd, so I e-mailed my supervisor and explained the situation. Low and behold, I'm not supposed to buy coins like that. There is no "official" company policy for them, but they don't want people doing that apparently. Basically, they're just supposed to set them aside in a secure place until corporate tells them what to do. I mentioned this, and 2 of them knew that and had been (already have a big ol pile of random coins), one had been throwing them away (NOOOOOOOOOOO) and another had set them aside for me... So yeah, try to do a good thing and screwed myself in the process. Half tempted to naively e-mail the people in corporate who control it to get permission to buy them, but doubt that'd go over too well... So yeah, no more foreign goodies from work for a while, if at all...
    Just be thankful you left your sawed off 12 gauge at home today. Give it time. You'll find a solution.
    An Ode
    To William Jefferson Clinton

    He smoked but didn't inhale
    Poked, but didn't impale
    Made aware of the dress
    He was forced to confess
    A snail can't deny his own trail

  4. #4
    us
    ebay "ulster-relic"

    Dec 2012
    port ewen ny
    AT-PRO
    3,792
    7433 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (2)
    Pooch,........ meet SCREW
    Sleepy Holow and Johncoho like this.

  5. #5
    us
    May 2018
    A state of Resistance
    White's MXT Tesoro Cibola Tesoro Golden Sabre Plus Garrett ADS Master Hunter 7
    2,148
    3472 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    I'm sure that your heart was in the right place by trying to make up for a shortage in the till by offering a quarter. But corporate officers did not get to their high paid positions by trusting employees or by using common sense. They could make a slippery slope argument about future sniping. Its similar to our dump banks - where foreign or obsolete US coinage is routinely dumped in the trash because there is either no policy or because there is some branch custom of not giving it to customers. If I was a branch manager, I'd save up all the foreign coins and donate them to a school to use for geography lessons. That's one reason why I'm not a bank manager...

    I'd let the issue drop; nothing good can come for you by disturbing corporate officers from their martini or skirt-chasing time.

 

 

Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 8
    Last Post: Jun 16, 2017, 02:53 PM
  2. [SOLD] May be a long shot but ill give it a shot!
    By fmrUSMC_0844 in forum Treasure Related Stuff For Trade
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: Dec 30, 2016, 11:05 PM
  3. I dug a foot-71th Regiment of Foot that is
    By DownNDirty in forum Today's Finds!
    Replies: 39
    Last Post: Jan 23, 2016, 08:25 PM
  4. shot/grape shot ?
    By eborac in forum Shipwrecks
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: Dec 09, 2006, 11:37 AM

Search tags for this page

port ewen ny 12466 mail

Click on a term to search for related topics.
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v4.3.0