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Passenger Drive Through

Bank while riding along...
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You run out for lunch with a friend from the office. While you are out, he has to stop at the bank. You're driving.

When you get to the bank, all of the drive-up windows serve only the driver's side of the car. Now, you have to either let your friend go in the bank, or you act as a pass through back and forth for the transaction.

Why not a passenger side drive through built into the back of one of those suction tube things? Shouldn't amount to too much trouble.

zigness, Jun 23 2004

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       You could try backing in... [+]
yabba do yabba dabba, Jun 23 2004
  

       SD, Just use the consoles as they are (at banks with multiple lanes)... when using the one on the passenger side, just drive to that side of the drive lane.
zigness, Jun 23 2004
  

       Or just send the telescopic box on through the driver's window, in front of the driver's chest to the passenger?
FarmerJohn, Jun 23 2004
  

       First of all, can't they just use an ATM?   

       Second of all: //Why not a passenger side drive through built into the back of one of those suction tube things? Shouldn't amount to too much trouble.//   

       Well, may not be TOO much trouble, but it's still more trouble than handling things through the driver. [-]
Pocketassreturn, Jun 23 2004
  

       Sorry, backing in seems like too eccentric a solution for me to ever pass up. Now all I need is a friend who will... who am I kidding, I can stop there.[-]
Cheekio, Jun 24 2004
  

       This may not be a problem in the US but for Europe would be great a lot of drive th roughs are designed for left hand drive cars what happens to the Brit abroad in their Right hand drive car? or the European in the UK in a left hand drive car?
engineer1, Jun 24 2004
  

       How about a drive through with counters on either side? Those with passengers could go one side, those without the other.
harderthanjesus, Jun 24 2004
  

       *Goggle* !!! .. . there are *Drive-through* banks!?   

       Unbelievable. Here, the banks open slightly after normal working hours begin and close slightly before normal working hours end. On Fridays, many people work a half day and then do their weeks shopping and errands but, guess what, the banks close early too. Bastards. And they don't open at all on the weekends.
squeak, Jun 25 2004
  

       Can't say I've ever heard of Drive through banking. (make the getaway easier though)   

       just get a foreign car! Or better yet get off your fat arse and walk ;)   

       But you could burn off some calories if your going for fast food.
not-arf, Jun 25 2004
  

       Passenger who wants to do banking and is too lazy to get out of the car sits in the back seat on the drivers side.
ben_krak, Jun 25 2004
  

       People are asking WHY? they should be asking WHY NOT? (+)
swimr, Jun 27 2004
  

       By the way... there are MANY transactions that cannot be accomplished using an ATM.
zigness, Jun 28 2004
  

       This is when I feel so lucky to have two feet.
saker, Jun 28 2004
  

       Baked. We already have them.
juliec2, Jun 28 2004
  

       //Always wondered what people needed to do that required the pneumatic tubes.//   

       Getting or depositing coins. Cashing (not depositing) a check. Getting cash other than $20's.
GenYus, Jun 28 2004
  

       //Baked. We already have them// Where?
zigness, Jun 28 2004
  

       [m-f-d] Prebaked by four years. Linky.
Blumster, Apr 21 2005
  

       All of the banks I have gone to won't allow coins in their tube systems, weight reasons.
37PiecesOf Flair, Apr 22 2005
  

       //Well, may not be TOO much trouble, but it's still more trouble than handling things through the driver. [-]//   

       I would never, ever, ever do this. Nobody in the world needs to know my PIN except me and my credit union, and I don't need to know anyone else's.   

       //This may not be a problem in the US but for Europe would be great a lot of drive th roughs are designed for left hand drive cars what happens to the Brit abroad in their Right hand drive car? or the European in the UK in a left hand drive car?//   

       Please learn the English language before you try this again.
disbomber, Apr 22 2005
  

       How about one of those debit machine pin pads that can be built into a driver's side drive through ATM. The passenger can use the pad to select the amount and put in their pin number and have the driver put in the card and hand over the money.
BPhilpotts, May 29 2005
  

       Though this doesn't concern banks, the idea of backing through has been tried and was not appreciated by the Wendy's server whom served us. The funny part was that she let us proceed, but warned us never to do it again. After that incident I noticed that: 1)My friends and I have bouts of amazing stupidity and 2)The bank card keypad cables got significantly longer shortly after.
Ponticad, May 30 2005
  

       ---------> ? We don't, we ... <-----------
reensure, May 30 2005
  
      
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