@Edent Interesting to read about your perspective. Coming from Finland, I stopped using cash in 1994, when I got my first card. After that it was smooth sailing until 2013, when I moved to Dublin, Ireland, where suddenly half the places didn't accept cards (cabs, or not for small sums or whatever). Then I moved to Spain, and again pretty much everything works with cards, except for small sums, or when things are b0rkd.
Cheques? Last time was in the 80s, lol.

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@kirjis it's always interesting seeing which countries have adopted card payments.

I'm concerned by the trend of REQUIRING card payments which pretty much screws over the unbanked, though. Would feel happier if visa/Mastercard weren't a duopoly, and sad cryptocurrencies haven't managed to budge them :-(

@alaric @kirjis crypto can't replace trusted escrow services like credit cards. Anything which doesn't have a legal backing is unsafe to use for regular purposes.
Visa/MasterCard/Amex are a pain - but is it worse than "cash only" places?

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