And the Feds wonder why we question their intelligence.

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  1. manfred the wonder d

    manfred the wonder d

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    I drove the 65 miles to my ss office. It was Wednesday.
    Sign on the door said closed Wednesdays for paperwork.
     
  2. M2 Carbine

    M2 Carbine

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    Now THAT would irritate me a LOT.
     

  3. Detectorist

    Detectorist

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    CF, is that you?
     
  4. faceplant

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    I applied for benefits this year. I had the online account already. Got a letter saying I had to apply at office. It turns out some of my info was changed back in 2000 without my knowledge. They said it didn't appear my account had been hacked but the could not explain how it could happen.:dunno:
     
  5. shadowgunner9

    shadowgunner9 Free Actor

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    .......So,... if this is a FEDERAL office, then why do some states NOT allow that process...?
    I thought a .gov was, you know, an entire NATION....?
     
  6. kiole

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    weird I ordered one online and got it in a few days and I’m from one of those states.
     
  7. unit1069

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    I sympathize. Recently I visited a state license office to obtain a Real ID drivers license that will allow me to travel throughout America after 10/1/2020 without having to provide a passport. I had in hand my state's printed list of acceptable documents I should bring and when the clerk stated that I was missing a needed document I asked her to point out on my printout list where that document was a requirement. When she couldn't she excused herself and said she'd be right back.

    After 20 minutes waiting for her to return I decided to just go home and get the needed document. When I returned a young black woman who'd overheard my previous conversation with the bitc*y white clerk accepted all my documentation without hesitation and quickly approved my application, a big beautiful smile on her lovely face the entire time we interacted.
     
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  8. pittpa

    pittpa What did I come in here for?

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    @kiole said
    weird I ordered one online and got it in a few days and I’m from one of those states.
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    wonder if it varies by where it was issued versus where you live now. Is that the same state for you?
     
  9. pittpa

    pittpa What did I come in here for?

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    Maybe a regional rollout. After working for a national company, that does not surprise me. We rarely made changes everywhere all at once.
     
  10. Budqweiser

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    I just got a new card about 1 1/2 months ago. Applied online and received card in the mail. Pretty easy actually. Needed it for a new job. First time in my life I’ve needed to show an actual card.
     
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  11. pizza_pablo

    pizza_pablo USN Retired

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    Just like I always say, you learn something new, every day.
     
  12. ROGER4314

    ROGER4314 Friends Call Me "Flash"

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    There is a fireproof safe in my bedroom and it contains my SS card, birth certificate and a few other critical forms of identification. They stay locked up..... always! The executor of my will has the combination to that safe. You need to protect those documents. They are more valuable than cash!

    Flash
     
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  13. ROGER4314

    ROGER4314 Friends Call Me "Flash"

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    When I applied at TDCJ to work in the prison system, they refused to accept my SS card. Something had laid across the card during the decades that I had it and it had one corner discolored a bit. I went to the SS office, waited in line for over 3 hours in blazing heat, got to the correct person and applied for a new card in about 10 minutes. The new card arrived by mail.

    In contrast, I applied for SS retirement online. It took me about one hour and was fairly frustration free. At noon the next day (no kidding!), I got a phone call from a representative who gave me the figures of my retirement benefit and that was it. I was retired!

    Flash
     
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