• someone (unregistered)

    Don't leave me hanging! What did Brian say after "how"? Are all future articles just part of this neverending quotation?

    I'm not even sure I see the WTF there, am I missing something?

  • someone (unregistered) in reply to someone

    Oh, the shipping address. Right.

  • Anon (unregistered)

    And the total underneath Amount is also wrong

  • (nodebb)

    The amount charged to the cards includes the amount of rewards points spent on the purchase, which probably come from one of those cards. That amount should not be included as if charged to the card. The shipping address was probably blanked to preserve Brian's privacy.

  • anonymous (unregistered)

    ...when you have so many bugs that the counter overflows to -1.

  • Bruce Reed (google) in reply to devjoe

    But that amount is charged to the card. Amazon does get that much money from the credit card account.

  • LCrawford (unregistered)

    Don't leave me hanging! What did Brian say after "how"?

    He was just noting that Amazon neglected to give him the traditional Native American greeting.

  • 🤷 (unregistered)

    For the last image: Look at the "Transactions". One transaction for $10.99, one for $161.98. Total: $125.82. WTF?

  • Ulysses (unregistered) in reply to devjoe

    Agreed about the privacy, which means Mark Bowytz strikes again. He's also put false words in my mouth—not embellishment, but flat-out fabrication.

  • (nodebb) in reply to 🤷

    It's easier to understand if you put some more explicit units:

    • $ 10.99 --> actual dollars charged to customer
    • $ 161.98 --> 47.15 rewards dollars + 114.83 actual dollars charged to customer

    = $ 125.82 actual dollars charged to customer

    • $ 47.15 rewards dollars (missing line)
  • Lorens (unregistered)

    The Amazon one is OK... The last $125 has nothing to do with the previous $10 and $161, those are previous purchases while $125 is today's purchase.

  • Brian (unregistered) in reply to bjolling

    Yeah they charged my credit card $172. Then told me my total was only $125. Took about 1/2hr on the phone to get them to fix it.

  • Scott Christian Simmons (google)

    I'm almost surprised that Adidas didn't include a charge for the free shipping.

  • Wonkothesane (unregistered)

    That TSB error was the very tip of fuck up expolsion that has been going on at the bank for the last month...

  • markm (unregistered) in reply to Lorens

    When there is a list of amounts and a "Total" under them, you expect that to be the total of the amounts. If it's not bad arithmetic, it's a terrible and misleading presentation.

  • (nodebb) in reply to Lorens

    The last $125 has nothing to do with the previous $10 and $161

    So you're saying that it's pure coincidence that $10.99 + $161.98 is exactly the total of the present purchase ignoring the reward points ($125.82 + $47.15 = $172.97)?

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