Jul 15 2009VISA Card Users Charged $23 Quadrillion


Several people rocking VISA prepaid credit cards got a peculiar $23,148,855,308,184,500 charge this week when using their VISA BUXX cards. That's 23 quadrillion dollars. To put that figure in layman's terms, it's almost double what I'm suing Disney for.

In New Hampshire, Josh Muszynski said he swiped his debit card at a gas station to buy a pack of cigarettes and when he later checked his account online found that he had been charged

In North Texas, Jon Seale saw the same 17-figure bill on his credit card statement, presumably for a meal July 13 at a restaurant owned by celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck.

Uh-oh -- I smell a Wolfgang Puck/big tobacco conspiracy. Rumor has it that dirty Austrian's been cooking with tommaco for years!

Visa card surprise: $23,148,855,308,184,500 [msnbc]

Thanks to Justin, Stephanie and debaser, who are now addicted to Wolfgang Puck brand pasta sauce.

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Reader Comments

I'm gay, I said it.



damn you gay boy!

This is just a bug...because in the software it's -1

I'm not gay.
Apologies for the confusion.

Wow! Even higher than what we're being charged for the stimulus!


If you have to ask how much it costs, you cant afford it.

typical bar tab.

Hey, thats how much I sold my Rad BMX for.

Dinner is on me everyone!!

I aint gay dawg, fer rill. Yo momma.

Oddly enough that number, in inches, matches the length of my penis.

Yes, I'm stealing your milkshake. FROM 0.06 LIGHTYEARS AWAY. Or around the block. As long as I don't get hard I can coil it in my turban.

Ok, so it's a bit of a draw back when I have a boner and don't see the end of my schlong til about 22 days later, but hey. Chicks dig it.

That's a expensive cigarette...

Well someone has to pay for all the bailouts.. they just don't pull that kinda money out of thin air.


This is a complete photoshop job. You can tell its a fake because the shadow's are all wrong.

This is exactly like that scene int he movie Never Back Down Where Max explauined to Baja that terminator series robots are designed to infiltrate human settlements, and they are very hard to detect, but interestingly enough Dogs can tell who they are very easily.

Are those cigarettes wrap with Mummy wrapings and gold tabacco?! WTF?!

tomacco = Simpsons episode

Looks like they outsource their software development to India. You get what you pay for; this is a result of errors common from agencies over there. When writing code, it's common to use "-1" as an error code if something goes wrong. When one piece of code signals this error but the programmer forgets to check for this signal, the software may attempt to use the value as-is. In this case, a failed debit transaction turned into a refund of 1 cent. The second half of the problem is that this debit function was not designed to handle refund transactions and so does not use signed numbers. Instead, -1 rolls the counter back over to its maximum value because values below zero don't exist to it. We can tell they use 64bit computers for their debit processing by the value that came up due to the error.

ROFLROFL I saw this on the real news at the same time I was reading it here.

@19 http://www.reload.me.uk/stuff/spaceballs.gif

it says september 2009 right? 09/09?

That's what my paycheck says every month \:D/

minus taxes, 40 dollars ; _ ;

Yep, it's in sweden too! http://www.aftonbladet.se/nyheter/article5518587.ab

Gas prices are on the rise again.

And you know those bastards charged another $35 for overdraft fees.

That guy's running Vista.

more ppl have had this

I was unaware there was a human alive who hadn't seen the tomacco episode. Why the wiki?

What's funnier is that this card is a pre-paid debit/credit card - if they had $23 quadrillion, they wouldn't use this product =)

Lesson learned, you can't trust VISA, or Disney, or bmx's on ebay. But........you can definately trust @ 12, he seems legit. Unfortunately, there is only one woman who could handle such a thing.....STOMPY's mom.

def a shop job. i got this render off a stock photo site. used it in my forum sigggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggggg.

and harvey, stop being such a little gay, get your ass downstairs and eat your dinner.


jim = Angry Epic Fail

Angry Epic Fail = Suicide

If you need rope I have some.

STOMPY - Since I showed you F5 - you should try a few other tricks.
Alt + F4 is a good one...


@19 That's because Geekologie IS a real news source now. Don't you watch CNN?

Happy Christmas Everyone

You closes my browzers!

nicely played gif!

35 - XD Couldn't help myself.


Try Ctrl + W

U closes my tabz

on noz, controlz doulbya made all the peepolz here disapeerz




so much to learn....


The Excel shortcuts are maddening. MADDENING!

That's about half of what you should get out of Disney.

Hey, you think that is bad, check out what a box of candy rang up as at our local convenience store. http://tinyurl.com/mukkfu

Wow! in this economic crisis with all the bail outs it's possible.

I was given a Visa One Debit/Credit Card as a gift for XMAS. It has never worked and 4 months later after asking them to replace the card 3x and requesting that they send me the a check for the cash value I have still received nothing. Do not go anywhere near Visa One, they suck , lie & are thieves!

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