Card/cash only

User avatar
The Reverend
Member
Posts: 593
Joined: 07 Nov 2007 11:41

Card/cash only

by The Reverend » 04 Aug 2018 00:10

The football was better so here's my moan...

Card only tills. FFS! Debit cards aren't exactly new. Contactless is the way forward. Haven't you heard? Everyone's doing it.

Buy some more card machines and train the staff.

and while I'm at it. Rollover hotdogs. Bleurgh.

User avatar
bobby1413
Hob Nob Super-Addict
Posts: 11673
Joined: 07 Apr 2005 10:55
Location: Reading

Re: Card/cash only

by bobby1413 » 04 Aug 2018 10:55

The Reverend wrote:The football was better so here's my moan...

Card only tills. FFS! Debit cards aren't exactly new. Contactless is the way forward. Haven't you heard? Everyone's doing it.

Buy some more card machines and train the staff.

and while I'm at it. Rollover hotdogs. Bleurgh.


I think they should ban all cash at tills, it's 2018 fgs, get with the times.

Also why don't they sell beer from every area - rather than having one or two for soft drinks, coffee and crisps, and one for beer.

muirinho
Hob Nob Regular
Posts: 1051
Joined: 20 Jan 2016 13:10

Re: Card/cash only

by muirinho » 04 Aug 2018 11:17

bobby1413 wrote:
The Reverend wrote:The football was better so here's my moan...

Card only tills. FFS! Debit cards aren't exactly new. Contactless is the way forward. Haven't you heard? Everyone's doing it.

Buy some more card machines and train the staff.

and while I'm at it. Rollover hotdogs. Bleurgh.


I think they should ban all cash at tills, it's 2018 fgs, get with the times.

Also why don't they sell beer from every area - rather than having one or two for soft drinks, coffee and crisps, and one for beer.


I've emailed before about shambolic refreshments at half-time, more people should do it, so that there's a weight of public opinion etc.

My suggestions
1) Contactless everywhere
2) Bring back roving beer servers
3) Water fountains
4) Vending machines for soft drinks / chocolate / crisps

Apparently no betting stand either last night?

User avatar
CountryRoyal
Hob Nob Addict
Posts: 6016
Joined: 12 Aug 2011 13:44

Re: Card/cash only

by CountryRoyal » 04 Aug 2018 13:19

I know its really annoying. I had to actually pay with cash, and she actually gave me change, like real metal coins. I told her to keep it and she said she wasn't allowed. So I had to spend the rest of the game with these circular metal things rattling around in my pocket. What the oxf*rd is this, the stone ages?

User avatar
St Pauli
Hob Nob Addict
Posts: 6620
Joined: 22 Sep 2006 14:17
Location: Germany. World Champions of football 2014-2018.

Re: Card/cash only

by St Pauli » 10 Aug 2018 08:02

bobby1413 wrote:I think they should ban all cash at tills.


Phuck that, the creeping removal of cash from a society is a bad thing. I'd rather have a method of payment available that can't be hacked/measured/fail monumentally across a whole country thanks.


User avatar
bobby1413
Hob Nob Super-Addict
Posts: 11673
Joined: 07 Apr 2005 10:55
Location: Reading

Re: Card/cash only

by bobby1413 » 10 Aug 2018 08:36

St Pauli wrote:
bobby1413 wrote:I think they should ban all cash at tills.


Phuck that, the creeping removal of cash from a society is a bad thing. I'd rather have a method of payment available that can't be hacked/measured/fail monumentally across a whole country thanks.


How often have you been hacked or has the banking system failed you?

You sound like a nut job

User avatar
Horsham Royal
Member
Posts: 897
Joined: 29 Mar 2006 16:09

Re: Card/cash only

by Horsham Royal » 10 Aug 2018 09:04

bobby1413 wrote:
St Pauli wrote:
bobby1413 wrote:I think they should ban all cash at tills.


Phuck that, the creeping removal of cash from a society is a bad thing. I'd rather have a method of payment available that can't be hacked/measured/fail monumentally across a whole country thanks.


How often have you been hacked or has the banking system failed you?

You sound like a nut job


The risk of a major payments system issue may be small but the consequences are huge.
Why concentrate the risk?

User avatar
St Pauli
Hob Nob Addict
Posts: 6620
Joined: 22 Sep 2006 14:17
Location: Germany. World Champions of football 2014-2018.

Re: Card/cash only

by St Pauli » 10 Aug 2018 09:31

bobby1413 wrote:
St Pauli wrote:
bobby1413 wrote:I think they should ban all cash at tills.


Phuck that, the creeping removal of cash from a society is a bad thing. I'd rather have a method of payment available that can't be hacked/measured/fail monumentally across a whole country thanks.


How often have you been hacked or has the banking system failed you?

You sound like a nut job


Not personally, bobby, but across an entire area. You know like has happened with lots of online data breaches, many times. And lots of electronic banking systems that have crashed, many times. And dodgy Russian involvement in other apparently secure systems. So yeah, the slightly longer wait to pay for your pint might not be such a bad thing. I suggest you drink before the game in a pub where the wait is shorter. Maybe take it in turns with your football mates to go down early in the first half to get a round in. Buy a hip flask.

Stockport Royal
Member
Posts: 209
Joined: 08 Oct 2015 09:21

Re: Card/cash only

by Stockport Royal » 10 Aug 2018 10:19

St Pauli wrote:
bobby1413 wrote:
St Pauli wrote:
Phuck that, the creeping removal of cash from a society is a bad thing. I'd rather have a method of payment available that can't be hacked/measured/fail monumentally across a whole country thanks.


How often have you been hacked or has the banking system failed you?

You sound like a nut job


Not personally, bobby, but across an entire area. You know like has happened with lots of online data breaches, many times. And lots of electronic banking systems that have crashed, many times. And dodgy Russian involvement in other apparently secure systems. So yeah, the slightly longer wait to pay for your pint might not be such a bad thing. I suggest you drink before the game in a pub where the wait is shorter. Maybe take it in turns with your football mates to go down early in the first half to get a round in. Buy a hip flask.


I would rather play Russian roulette with my finances and get my pint quicker thanks.


User avatar
CountryRoyal
Hob Nob Addict
Posts: 6016
Joined: 12 Aug 2011 13:44

Re: Card/cash only

by CountryRoyal » 10 Aug 2018 10:23

Right well the point remains that you can pay by cash if you like but to not have the option to pay by card at all is just backwards.

Also on the subject of slow service, why does the Heineken bar outside take so fcuking long, all the fcuking time? At least 90% of the stuff they sell is one fcuking item, why don't they pre pour? Why did I queue 10 + minutes to get a beer only once I got to the front to have 4 members of staff debating something on the til as there was a pint just poured and they couldn't figure out who it was for. Honestly they're such tools.

Holding Out Hope
Member
Posts: 232
Joined: 24 Nov 2005 17:15

Re: Card/cash only

by Holding Out Hope » 10 Aug 2018 12:03

cash >>>>>>> card/contactless all sorts of other ways.

Having the option for both is fine.

JR
Member
Posts: 264
Joined: 03 Apr 2006 12:53

Re: Card/cash only

by JR » 10 Aug 2018 12:22

CountryRoyal wrote:Right well the point remains that you can pay by cash if you like but to not have the option to pay by card at all is just backwards.

Also on the subject of slow service, why does the Heineken bar outside take so fcuking long, all the fcuking time? At least 90% of the stuff they sell is one fcuking item, why don't they pre pour? Why did I queue 10 + minutes to get a beer only once I got to the front to have 4 members of staff debating something on the til as there was a pint just poured and they couldn't figure out who it was for. Honestly they're such tools.


Every game I am dumbfounded at the incompetence.

It’s like there is no manager directing operations and nobody has told the temporary staff to expect a rush at 3.40-3.55.

User avatar
Silver Fox
Hob Nob Super-Addict
Posts: 33573
Joined: 15 Apr 2004 10:02
Location: From the Andes to the indies in my undies

Re: Card/cash only

by Silver Fox » 14 Aug 2018 10:05

I found a fiver in the street the other day so I'm all for luddites still carrying (and dropping) cash while mine is safely locked up in my phone/card


Coppells Lost Coat
Member
Posts: 307
Joined: 28 Sep 2017 15:44

Re: Card/cash only

by Coppells Lost Coat » 14 Aug 2018 10:32

JR wrote:
CountryRoyal wrote:Right well the point remains that you can pay by cash if you like but to not have the option to pay by card at all is just backwards.

Also on the subject of slow service, why does the Heineken bar outside take so fcuking long, all the fcuking time? At least 90% of the stuff they sell is one fcuking item, why don't they pre pour? Why did I queue 10 + minutes to get a beer only once I got to the front to have 4 members of staff debating something on the til as there was a pint just poured and they couldn't figure out who it was for. Honestly they're such tools.


Every game I am dumbfounded at the incompetence.

It’s like there is no manager directing operations and nobody has told the temporary staff to expect a rush at 3.40-3.55.


Pretty sure the problem is the same at every ground. The incompetence of the staff would be laughable if I hadn't wasted so much time queuing for beer for many years every other weekend.
Once i asked for 4 pints of lager and got 4 pints of foam. After pointing out the problem and a manager looking at it I got my 4 pints. Person behind me then quickly got served his pints of foam and the cycle continued.

User avatar
Maneki Neko
Hob Nob Super-Addict
Posts: 20990
Joined: 06 Jul 2015 00:19
Location: JAPAN! fcuk you all.

Re: Card/cash only

by Maneki Neko » 16 Aug 2018 15:04

always the same at start of season as they usualy have a whole new set of staff and managers all learning wtf is going on.
should settle down a bit by xmas :lol:

User avatar
Old Man Andrews
Hob Nob Regular
Posts: 3895
Joined: 02 Oct 2017 13:06
Location: The South of England

Re: Card/cash only

by Old Man Andrews » 16 Aug 2018 15:24

Maneki Neko wrote:always the same at start of season as they usualy have a whole new set of staff and managers all learning wtf is going on.
should settle down a bit by xmas :lol:


Ordered a Bovril before the Derby game and the kid looked at me for about 10 seconds, turned out he didn't know what Bovril was. They do their best bless them, just trying to earn a bit of pocket money.

User avatar
The Reverend
Member
Posts: 593
Joined: 07 Nov 2007 11:41

Re: Card/cash only

by The Reverend » 16 Aug 2018 15:44

Just for clarity, I'm not calling for a cashless stadium.

Just put a payment machine next to ALL the tills ffs.

On a related note, why is there still a forty yard queue for the cash machine next to the megastore when you don't need cash in the stadium?

Theroyalbox
Member
Posts: 944
Joined: 23 Sep 2012 15:29

Re: Card/cash only

by Theroyalbox » 16 Aug 2018 15:47

Can we get a better beer selection.

Thanks

User avatar
Maneki Neko
Hob Nob Super-Addict
Posts: 20990
Joined: 06 Jul 2015 00:19
Location: JAPAN! fcuk you all.

Re: Card/cash only

by Maneki Neko » 17 Aug 2018 15:02

this is defo not the right forum/thread for asking the club for different beer

Lydia Dustbin
Member
Posts: 104
Joined: 02 Jun 2004 14:31
Location: melton keyns

Re: Card/cash only

by Lydia Dustbin » 29 Aug 2018 23:09

And cidre

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Majestic-12 [Bot] and 16 guests

It is currently 19 Oct 2018 22:03