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Old 02-19-2016, 01:36 AM
 
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I guess Texas doesn't, because unit pricing here is hit or miss. They're also notoriously inaccurate, so you really should double-check them with a calculator. I do; I've given up telling management about mistakes, they don't care. And they're not really paid to care either, so I get it.
It's a shame that Texas isn't consumer friendly. In most states the department of weights & measures would be all over anyone who has inaccurate unit labels.
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Old 02-19-2016, 01:37 AM
 
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The cereal makers are in cahoots, they have all shrunk their boxes.
They tell you about it. It's not like they are cheating you like you imply.
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Old 02-24-2016, 09:34 AM
 
Location: North Texas
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It's a shame that Texas isn't consumer friendly. In most states the department of weights & measures would be all over anyone who has inaccurate unit labels.
I once reported a gas station to the State of Texas. The price on the forecourt sign was 2.59 9/10 (this was a while back) but I was charged 2.65 9/10 at the pump. I took pictures as evidence and even sent a copy of my receipt. As far as I'm aware, this kind of pricing disparity is illegal.

The state's response to me was essentially "get bent."

In Texas, you're lucky if the state doesn't let industry poison you to death or buttsex you with constant pricing jiggery-pokery.
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Old 02-28-2016, 01:13 PM
 
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I once reported a gas station to the State of Texas. The price on the forecourt sign was 2.59 9/10 (this was a while back) but I was charged 2.65 9/10 at the pump. I took pictures as evidence and even sent a copy of my receipt. As far as I'm aware, this kind of pricing disparity is illegal.

The state's response to me was essentially "get bent."
That's a shame. Have you had any luck protesting change?

Good thing that credit cards are consumer friendly and will help you out with the gas station scenario.
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Old 03-01-2016, 02:40 PM
 
Location: North Texas
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That's a shame. Have you had any luck protesting change?

Good thing that credit cards are consumer friendly and will help you out with the gas station scenario.
This was some time ago, and I do not use credit cards at gas stations. I pay cash inside.

Also...


1.) No, I have not returned to that gas station.

2.) No, this hasn't happened to me again.
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Old 03-16-2016, 01:35 AM
 
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Yeah, I like my items in the Premier's packages, too.

But a while ago(did not consume much lately), the grocery packing weighted more than the stuffs.

I don't know how these days the people interpret the honesty and hygienic.
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