3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Support Forum > General chatter

General chatter Because life isn't just about dieting. Play games, jokes, or share what's new in your life!

Thread Tools
Old 09-29-2007, 05:52 PM   #1
Senior Member
ShyShy19's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Cali
Posts: 273

S/C/G: 159/TICKER/110

Height: 5'1

Default writing a check?

just a quick question about the right/wrong way to write a check.

In the place where you write out the amount my fiance does it like.... fifty dollars and no cents

I do it like fifty dollars 0/100.

Does it matter which way it is done?

MY BIG FAT WEDDING GOAL ( I will make it happen by Oct. 08) I havn't been 110 lbs since highschool, maybe jr high
ShyShy19 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2007, 06:01 PM   #2
hara hachi bu
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 2,294


I do it like "Fifty and no/100" (not adding in "dollars" because it says that at the end of the line for me). My grandma used to write "Fifty dollars exactly", I don't know why.
phantastica is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2007, 06:28 PM   #3
Senior Member
kaplods's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Wausau, WI
Posts: 13,383

S/C/G: SW:394/310/180

Height: 5'6"


I was taught to do it 00/100, but I think as long as the amount intended is clear, the bank is going to have no problem with it.
My Etsy shop (currently closed for the summer)

etsy link by permission from 3fc! Want to add yours? Ask them!
kaplods is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2007, 06:34 PM   #4
I'm not nuts, I'm happy!
Kati's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Germany
Posts: 237

S/C/G: 241/220/160


I would just use a bank card. (sticking my tongue out here)
Army Strong!

1,859 miles to Iraq
113 down!

One for each 5 pounds lost!

Last edited by Kati; 09-29-2007 at 06:34 PM.
Kati is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2007, 06:54 PM   #5
Starting fresh!
princess_peach's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: NC
Posts: 194

S/C/G: 281/226/184

Height: 6 feet


I was taught no/100 or 00/100 but as long as the intention is clear it doesn't matter. I worked as a teller, and the only thing I know for sure is that the bank will go by the written amount not the numerical amount. Not that that helps, but you'll want to make sure the written amount is clear.
princess_peach is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2007, 07:20 PM   #6
Blonde Bimbo
almostheaven's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: West Virginia
Posts: 2,984

S/C/G: 250+/144/135

Height: 5' 4"


I've seen both used equally. I've just always been partial to no/100s myself. I've seen the "exactly" used before as well. And sometimes when I've been in a rush, I just write it like "Fifty dollars------------------------". There is no right or wrong way. It's simply so that it's legible, understandable, and you want something filling in the excess line so the amount cannot be changed. If you wrote say "Ten" and put nothing else, someone could write "thousand" after it. So you want that line slashed out or filled up with no or 00/100s or even "exactly".

almostheaven is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:17 AM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2