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Old 11-08-2018, 10:33 AM
 
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My guess is it's only people over 80 who want every little penny counted back to them.

Why not just count it yourself?
That would be my guess too. I hate it when a cashier does the stupid counting change back thing. Just give me the proper amount and let me move on with my life.
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Old 11-08-2018, 03:10 PM
 
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Yes, I can't remember the last time I paid cash for anything. When it comes to fast food, it would be nice of they just got the correct food in the bag the first time. It's a rare day that we go to a drive-up, mostly just on a road trip, but half the time have to stop and go back in because something was missing.
Ya know what Joe Pesci said in that movie, "They f*ck you at the drive through!"

Advice is to check your bag before you drive away from the window.

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Old 11-10-2018, 02:30 PM
 
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That would be my guess too. I hate it when a cashier does the stupid counting change back thing. Just give me the proper amount and let me move on with my life.
You're probably one of those people who leaves half a can of soda on the table. This is a social result of always having had enough of everything (or maybe not thinking of someone else who would be glad to have it.) My point being different generations=different mindsets. Those things tend to stay with you.

I had an odd exchange with a young person running a cash register. Or, actually the cash register was running her.

My bill came to exactly sixteen dollars. I gave her a twenty. She gave me back two dollars.

I told her she owned me two more dollars and she pointed at the register and said, "No, see? It says your change is two dollars."

I asked her to think what sixteen from twenty was. Light bulb goes on and she gives me two dollars.

What happened? I don't know. Was she pocketing money or did the machine malfunction? How many people in a hurry even stop to question the interaction until it later occurs to them?
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Old 11-10-2018, 02:48 PM
 
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Here's a good story about fast food change. I was at a Wendy's once and went through the drive through. It was winter, so the window opened, the person handed me my food and change and closed the window. I realized they had given me $5 too much. I knocked on the window, said the change was too much and handed back the 5 bucks. Instead of a thank you they snatched the 5 dollar bill from my hand and slammed the window shut again. I drove off, half thinking I did the right thing and half thinking I should have kept the 5 bucks. I agree that people at fast food places can't handle change. They can't handle anything complicated, or coupons either. You better just order a number 4 or whatever and pay with a credit card. Then at least you have a shot at things going correctly.
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