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Old Dec 19th 2005, 10:57 pm
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I made a visit to a new wine store today which had recently opened. It is one of those mega-stores with umpteen thousand bottles of wine.

The wife and I like wine and will usually buy a case every week or two. We brought with us a coupon which we had cut from the local paper. The coupon was for $15 off the purchase of 12 or more bottles of wine. (Each bottle had to be $9.95 or more)

So we selected our 12 bottles of wine and proceeded to the check-out. We presented our coupon to the cashier who checked it carefully and then checked that we did indeed have 12 bottles of wine. She then gave us a discount of $15 for each bottle of wine. The total discount was $180! The balance was $10.37! My wife and I looked at each other - surely the cashier was going to notice that she had made a mistake, but no, she just carried on and charged us $10.37.

As we were driving (very fast!) away from the store, I said to my wife, "Should we have said anything?"

Would you???
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Originally Posted by ScousePete

As we were driving (very fast!) away from the store, I said to my wife, "Should we have said anything?"

Would you???

Frankly, yes, I would have.

This cashier is quite likely to lose her job over this IF it were to be discovered.
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Originally Posted by ScousePete
"Should we have said anything?"

Would you???
I'd have said "Another 6 cases please"
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Originally Posted by ScousePete
I made a visit to a new wine store today which had recently opened. It is one of those mega-stores with umpteen thousand bottles of wine.

The wife and I like wine and will usually buy a case every week or two. We brought with us a coupon which we had cut from the local paper. The coupon was for $15 off the purchase of 12 or more bottles of wine. (Each bottle had to be $9.95 or more)

So we selected our 12 bottles of wine and proceeded to the check-out. We presented our coupon to the cashier who checked it carefully and then checked that we did indeed have 12 bottles of wine. She then gave us a discount of $15 for each bottle of wine. The total discount was $180! The balance was $10.37! My wife and I looked at each other - surely the cashier was going to notice that she had made a mistake, but no, she just carried on and charged us $10.37.

As we were driving (very fast!) away from the store, I said to my wife, "Should we have said anything?"

Would you???
Maybe she heard the Scouse accent, thought you were going to rob her and panicked?
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Old Dec 19th 2005, 11:20 pm
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Originally Posted by ScousePete
I made a visit to a new wine store today which had recently opened. It is one of those mega-stores with umpteen thousand bottles of wine.

The wife and I like wine and will usually buy a case every week or two. We brought with us a coupon which we had cut from the local paper. The coupon was for $15 off the purchase of 12 or more bottles of wine. (Each bottle had to be $9.95 or more)

So we selected our 12 bottles of wine and proceeded to the check-out. We presented our coupon to the cashier who checked it carefully and then checked that we did indeed have 12 bottles of wine. She then gave us a discount of $15 for each bottle of wine. The total discount was $180! The balance was $10.37! My wife and I looked at each other - surely the cashier was going to notice that she had made a mistake, but no, she just carried on and charged us $10.37.

As we were driving (very fast!) away from the store, I said to my wife, "Should we have said anything?"

Would you???
Yes. Not because I'm a particularly honest person, but because my mouth works faster than my brain and I would undoubtedly have said something along the lines of "that can't be right" before I'd thought it through.

I wouldn't be visiting that store again in a hurry either
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Jesus really never had a need for a wine store, he just turned H2O into zinfendel and he was done!
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Originally Posted by lionheart
Maybe she heard the Scouse accent, thought you were going to rob her and panicked?
That's probably it!
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Originally Posted by Wintersong
my mouth works faster than my brain
Evident from your posts on here
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I'm just impressed that each of your bottles was more than $15. Clearly a man after my own heart (or possibly liver)!

Life's too short to drink $4.99 Texas Zinfandel.
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...and as for Jesus... have you ever tasted Israeli wine?!?
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Originally Posted by dbj1000
Life's too short to drink $4.99 Texas Zinfandel.

Too right mate, a gallon of antifreeze is cheaper than that and you get a better buzz.
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Originally Posted by ScousePete
I made a visit to a new wine store today which had recently opened. It is one of those mega-stores with umpteen thousand bottles of wine.

The wife and I like wine and will usually buy a case every week or two. We brought with us a coupon which we had cut from the local paper. The coupon was for $15 off the purchase of 12 or more bottles of wine. (Each bottle had to be $9.95 or more)

So we selected our 12 bottles of wine and proceeded to the check-out. We presented our coupon to the cashier who checked it carefully and then checked that we did indeed have 12 bottles of wine. She then gave us a discount of $15 for each bottle of wine. The total discount was $180! The balance was $10.37! My wife and I looked at each other - surely the cashier was going to notice that she had made a mistake, but no, she just carried on and charged us $10.37.

As we were driving (very fast!) away from the store, I said to my wife, "Should we have said anything?"

Would you???
They'll probably just notice it in 3 years and then charge it to your credit card.
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Originally Posted by Eskimo
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In for a penny, in for a pound, eh? You figured you're going to get the arse kicking anyway so you might as well make damn sure you're going to deserve it come boxing day?
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nahh mate from a scouser to a scouser I'd have done the same thing .....cheers it's the time for giving right and you just took, nowt wrong with that...enjoy
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Originally Posted by ScousePete
I made a visit to a new wine store today which had recently opened. It is one of those mega-stores with umpteen thousand bottles of wine.

The wife and I like wine and will usually buy a case every week or two. We brought with us a coupon which we had cut from the local paper. The coupon was for $15 off the purchase of 12 or more bottles of wine. (Each bottle had to be $9.95 or more)

So we selected our 12 bottles of wine and proceeded to the check-out. We presented our coupon to the cashier who checked it carefully and then checked that we did indeed have 12 bottles of wine. She then gave us a discount of $15 for each bottle of wine. The total discount was $180! The balance was $10.37! My wife and I looked at each other - surely the cashier was going to notice that she had made a mistake, but no, she just carried on and charged us $10.37.

As we were driving (very fast!) away from the store, I said to my wife, "Should we have said anything?"

Would you???
Was the store Total Wine by any chance?

How did you pay? Cash or a card? If it's the latter, is it possible the store will contact you about the charging you incorrectly?

If I were in your shoes, I would've pointed out the cashier's error. I would like to be able to return to the store with a clear conscience but that's just me.

As for Jesus. He wouldn't have had to buy the wine. He would've made it himself, just like in the Bible!



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