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Old 12-21-2015, 02:13 PM
 
Location: Western Colorado
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Denny's 15% discount was my first. Local liquor store give 10% discount. YAY!
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Old 12-21-2015, 02:34 PM
 
Location: Sierra Nevada Land, CA
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My discounts vary. I am 65, but am told I look more like 50. Shaved head helps. My ego accepts the lack of discounts, but when it matters I do mention my age.
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Old 12-21-2015, 02:52 PM
 
Location: in the miseries
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We were remodeling and ordered at the same
restaurant every night.
I was 40 , and believe me we didn't mind.
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Old 12-21-2015, 02:57 PM
 
Location: Idaho
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My 1st discount was the National Park Senior Pass. I got it few days after I turned 62 years old. I can't believe that this lifetime card costs only $10. Not only that, the pass admits the pass owner + 3 adults. This is an incredible deal.

Anyway, in our last Olympic National Park visit, I forgot my pass. On the 1st day the park ranger let us in free. On the second day, another ranger told us that we had to buy another pass after joking about 'senior moment' ! So my husband got one for himself. Now with 2 passes, there will only be 50% chance that we will forget to bring the pass(es).
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Old 12-21-2015, 03:21 PM
 
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Anyway, in our last Olympic National Park visit, I forgot my pass. On the 1st day the park ranger let us in free. On the second day, another ranger told us that we had to buy another pass after joking about 'senior moment' ! So my husband got one for himself. Now with 2 passes, there will only be 50% chance that we will forget to bring the pass(es).
When we were visiting Zion NP we stayed outside the park. DH and son drove in early one morning for a long hike. I planned to take the shuttle in and meet them at the lodge. When I got to the park entrance, I realized DH had the only pass and it would have cost me $15 to enter. Lesson learned; after that I spent the $10 to get my own pass so now we each have one.
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Old 12-21-2015, 03:32 PM
 
Location: NC
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AARP often gives a 10% discount at hotels/motels. Much appreciated!
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Old 12-21-2015, 03:50 PM
 
Location: Kalamalka Lake, B.C.
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My "old geezer" discount is when I get on the bus and am offered the front seat.

If the texting tatted youngun doesn't, I start limping past, drawing either sympathy or laughter depending on who gets the joke.
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Old 12-21-2015, 04:05 PM
 
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In 2008, I was in Springfield MO. I went to a Wendy's to get some dinner, before hitting the theater to see "Cloverfield" I made my order and the cashier rang it up and then I saw "Total $7.89....SNR Disc...$1.18 (15%)"

Now at this time, I was 48. But longer hair, beard streaked with gray.....Now I do my level best to get the discount (Since I am now 55....Shop at places where my age gets me some reductions....)

Have a similar or even funnier story?
Lol. Same thing for me at Publix on a Wednesday Sr discount even though I'm 9 years away from 60. I offered to give it back! The cashier sort of blushed and we both laughed. Now my friends ask about my availability for wednesday grocery shopping !!
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Old 12-21-2015, 04:41 PM
 
Location: Cochise county, AZ
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When I was living in St Paul, Goodwill had a Wednesday Senior Day, 10% off. They also had a book bin for books that weren't selling - 10˘ per book. So if I found 10 books, it was a dollar. Ah, I miss that store! They don't do that in Fergus.
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Old 12-21-2015, 04:43 PM
 
Location: SoCal
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I mention my husband is a senior citizen and get all kind of discount. I have no shame. I don't look old enough to get the discount.
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