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Would you have kept it?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by sportswriter not a junky, Dec 7, 2006.

  1. I just got home from Wendy's drive-thru. Paid $10 for a $7.93 meal. Got $12.07 in change.

    Now, I know the girl working the register shouldn't lose money off her not-very-lucrative paycheck. The losers will be a major corporation who sees millions as pocket change. Sure, there's always a chance of the small time manager fixing her paycheck to account for her gaffe. But, ultimately, it's money that shouldn't be mine, because I didn't earn it.

    I thought about that for a split second. I wound up returning the $10 bill I got with my change. Would you have?

    Apparently, the girl thought I gave her a $20 bill. She sheepishly said thanks for the honesty.
  2. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    And then felt bad for spitting in your burger.
  3. PopeDirkBenedict

    PopeDirkBenedict Active Member

  4. joe

    joe Active Member

    Yeah. Give it back. Honesty isn't hard, but dishonesty is.
  5. Clever username

    Clever username Active Member

    If I noticed it right then I would have given it back, but I probably wouldn't have gone back if I had noticed it at home. But I'm very lazy so it's difficult to judge if I'm dishonest or just slothful.
  6. They did take a good while to get me my food.....
  7. PopeDirkBenedict

    PopeDirkBenedict Active Member

    I'd check the mayo.....
  8. Frank_Ridgeway

    Frank_Ridgeway Well-Known Member

    I've pointed out errors in my favor on restaurant checks. But a couple months ago I realized when I got to the car that I forgot to scan the clothing detergent at the grocery store but didn't do anything about it because it would be too much of a hassle. Hey, it was raining.
  9. spup1122

    spup1122 Guest

    My mom returned some money to Subway when they were incorrect and they were screaming about how there aren't any honest people left and it's so refreshing to see honest people in this world. My mom was flattered.
  10. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    That was wholly unnecessary, you sick bastard.

    Now the bigger question is who was the burger jockey?

  11. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    That wasn't mayo, Charlie Brown.
  12. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    I would never eat at a Wendy's.

    But when a clerk gives me back too much change, I always correct him or her. It's a karma thing for me.
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