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  • by Odud (1047) on 2002.12.09 9:35 (#15296) Journal
    Your comments about user interface design reminded me about...

    A long, long, time ago when ATMs had just been introduced to the UK I was stood behind someone in the queue. They were cursing and obviously having trouble with the machine and so I offered to help. The display said something like
      Please enter the amount you want to withdraw
    n.b. the amount must be in multiples of £5

    and so the guy was pressing the 5 key 5 times because he wanted to withdraw £25. And the machine was saying he didn't have enough in his account....