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Old 02-26-2012, 07:27 PM
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funny things to put on the memo of a check

I have a yearly bill that I pay to a friend. For the last couple of years I've written some funny/embarrassing things on the subject line.

'For sexual favors'

'Heroin.....I mean 'legal stuff''

I'm looking for new and witty things to put on the memo line of the next check.

Any ideas?

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Old 02-26-2012, 08:24 PM
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Old 02-26-2012, 08:51 PM
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Hush money

abortion payment

gambling payoff

for your probation fees

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Old 02-26-2012, 09:35 PM
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Old 02-26-2012, 09:36 PM
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Old 02-26-2012, 09:39 PM
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Old 02-26-2012, 09:41 PM
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the police are watching you. Act normal.
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Old 02-26-2012, 09:43 PM
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Old 02-26-2012, 10:08 PM
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March payment flux capacitator.

Cash before self-destruct.

Installment plutonium 239- HANDLE WITH CARE.
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Old 02-26-2012, 10:11 PM
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My EX-BIL wrote a check to my Ex-Wife (his sister) and being the goofball that he is, actually did write "SWEATY SHITBALLS" in the memo.
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Old 02-26-2012, 10:11 PM
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Old 02-26-2012, 10:19 PM
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Old 02-26-2012, 10:49 PM
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I hate to be mister killjoy but you better be careful about putting things that sound like actual crimes or threats on a check, most stuff is never seen by a human eye nowadays but a jumpy clerk could cause a world of hurt.

Then LEO might get annoyed at their time being wasted and decide to put you through the ringer too.
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Old 02-27-2012, 09:33 AM
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"International contraband"
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Old 02-27-2012, 09:36 AM
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Old 02-27-2012, 09:41 AM
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Old 02-27-2012, 09:53 AM
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Moved Cafe Society --> MPSIMS.
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Old 02-27-2012, 09:56 AM
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I hate to be mister killjoy but you better be careful about putting things that sound like actual crimes or threats on a check, most stuff is never seen by a human eye nowadays but a jumpy clerk could cause a world of hurt.

Then LEO might get annoyed at their time being wasted and decide to put you through the ringer too.
This. I've seen wire payments cancelled or seized on account of profanity or questionable references, so be careful what you write. It's a different world nowadays.

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Old 02-27-2012, 03:33 PM
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This isn't a funny one but a few months ago I wrote "You should be ashamed of yourselves" when our utility company raised their rates.

They probably got a good laugh out of it, tho.
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Old 02-27-2012, 03:53 PM
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Moved Cafe Society --> MPSIMS.
I don't think non-Dopers would get it.




*d&r*
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Old 02-27-2012, 04:58 PM
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Old 02-27-2012, 05:35 PM
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I don't think non-Dopers would get it.




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Of all of the responses, this is the one that cracked me up.
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Old 02-27-2012, 05:44 PM
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I've done "Golf Foxtrot Yankee" a few times.
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Old 02-27-2012, 05:54 PM
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I don't know why it amuses me so but I love to write For Bribery and Graft on small checks and BALLOONS! on big ones.
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Old 02-27-2012, 06:35 PM
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Sorry about your teeth

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Old 02-27-2012, 06:54 PM
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I don't know why it amuses me so but I love to write ... BALLOONS! on big ones.
Stolen!
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Old 02-27-2012, 07:43 PM
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I'd see "For Sexual Favors" in the memo line every now and then when I worked at the credit union.

Saw "boob job", "penis enlargement", stuff like that too.

The one that still makes me wonder was "Sorry about the cow!" I wish the teller had asked questions on that one!
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Old 02-27-2012, 07:54 PM
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Most recent one, for a non-paltry sum, was for ~$170 worth of anal lube.
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Old 02-27-2012, 08:17 PM
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Old 02-27-2012, 09:04 PM
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I've had this as a screensaver on my work computer. Makes me laugh every time!
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