"What, they don't want to take cash? Their problem. There's the bill and there's cash being tendered to pay it. You've done your part."
Never had to deal with hire car companies had you?
My brother-in-law tried to hire a car (and we were leaving right away) but there was a screwup with a repayment so he had hit his credit card limit. Hands over cash, nope it has to be credit card. So, I take my plastic out and plopped it on the counter. Nope, card name has to be same as who's hiring.
No, just telling them to fuck off would be fruitless, as they're ALL like that, and more so, our ride had dropped us off and left us there. They don't hand out keys till you're done, and would most certainly call in the vehicle as stolen if you tried. Only other option was telling them to fuck off, aborting the long weekend trip and walking home, or well, finding a cab anyway.
So he spent 20 minutes with the bank via the phone transferring money, plus whatwever time it took for the "system" to update and recognise the update. We were about an hour late, meaning we also held up the others we were meeting with.
This happened some time back, so I didn't know any review sites existed back then, I would have been fucking scathing. Today, we know how the fuckers work - but it took that to find out how they worked.