I hear ya guys, I know it's because of previous scammers and what not. I just find it funny that I could get a cert bank check and mail it to him in less time then it takes for paypal to verify that they have my money.
** On a side note, I bought a $1 scratch off ticket, which I rarely do. I won 6 bucks, so I can pocket my dollar and get a green dot card for free
sometimes karma isn't a bitch