I tried to move some money from my brokerage to my bank recently. They took 2 days and rejected it at the end of the day yesterday. Their reason? Insufficient funds to cover pending purchases. I do have a pending purchase, but it's contingent on a pending sale. It's a "triggered" purchase. This means they can NOT execute the purchase without executing the sale, therefore the purchase is already covered by the sale.
Well, since they were closed, I got up this morning bright and early to call them in order to attempt to teach them 3rd grade math. The following message ruined my whole day: We are sorry, but we are closed in observance of "Good Friday". (Jesus was Hanged on a WEDNESDAY, and rose on a "SATURDAY"--what's so good about "Friday"?)
Well, I guess I'll go call the IRS about that question I've been trying to get an answer for... oh wait. Hmm, well, I'll go mail a package... oh wait. Nope... I guess I'll spend the rest of the weekend on Ebaum's World, trolling the trollable...