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Truist - What kind of a bank name is that?

Post by Tdarcos » Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:08 pm

SunTrust Bank (Which I and one of my corporations is a customer) and BB&T (former customer) are going to merge. The new name for this proposed Spawn of Satan is "Truist." What the unholy fuck is a name like that? Sounds like something puked up by committee. Probably paid some company thousands to think it up.

I think a reasonable person could have thought of a better name than Truist.
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Re: Truist - What kind of a bank name is that?

Post by bryanb » Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:24 pm

Agreed, it's a terrible name. It's sad to see two hitherto respectable banks combine and adopt a name that would only make sense for either a snarky political blog or a cult. At least they're getting a lot of negative feedback very early so there's still time to turn back from the precipice.

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Re: Truist - What kind of a bank name is that?

Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:52 pm

Haha yeah! Fuck those guys! Glad to have you back, Commander!
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Re: Truist - What kind of a bank name is that?

Post by Tdarcos » Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:56 pm

It could have been worse. Nations Bank had such a bad reputation that they merged with the 2nd worst bank in the U.S. and took its name: Bank of America N.T.S.A. (BofA)

On a side note, after BofA had tremendous success introducing the BankAmericard, United California Bank (UCB) introduced its own card, MasterCharge. UCB later changed its name to First Interstate Bank. That bank was eventually bought by Wells Fargo.

So even though Wells is technically the successor to the bank that invented Master Charge, they only issue Visa cards, the successor to BankAmericard.

SunTrust, however, issues MasterCard branded ATM cards, as does Citibank. BB&T issues Visa branded ATM cards. Interesting to see which one Truist keeps.
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Re: Truist - What kind of a bank name is that?

Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:35 pm

Right on! While I have you here, are you thinking of reading ole Caltrops any time soon?
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Re: Truist - What kind of a bank name is that?

Post by Tdarcos » Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:40 am

Ice Cream Jonsey wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:35 pm
Right on! While I have you here, are you thinking of reading ole Caltrops any time soon?
Maybe. I'm on an Android tablet, I don't have my computer yet.
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Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:28 am

Caltrops reads great on a tablet!
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Re: Truist - What kind of a bank name is that?

Post by Tdarcos » Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:49 am

Ice Cream Jonsey wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:28 am
Caltrops reads great on a tablet!
Not really. The forum name list is tiny. It should be adjusted for mobile conditions. Most sites recognize mobile clients so in theory its possible to change the CSS template to account for changes 8n resolution,
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