If a cashier gave you too much change would you be honest?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by moveright, Dec 3, 2007.

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Honest or not?

  1. I'd go back and give the money back

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  2. I'd keep the money, their mistake isn't my problem

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  3. Depends on which grocery!

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  1. moveright

    moveright New Member

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    You're at the grocery. The cashier goes to give you a $20 bill back as part of your change but you later realize that there were 2 bills stuck together so you got an extra $20. What would YOU do?
     
  2. Bear

    Bear Active Member

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    Give it back! Honesty is a reflection on us. If we upheld ourself to a standard and showed honesty in our dealings, it also shows good moral character. That is important when you go for a job.


    Besides, i used to work as a cashier. I was always careful and was never shorted. But, if we were, guess who got the write ups? Some places even take it out of their paychecks.
     
  3. Kaitin

    Kaitin New Member

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    Give it back. I don't want the cashier to have a problem.
     
  4. jillio

    jillio New Member

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    I've had it happen to me a couple of times, and I've always given the money back. It is totally unethical to take advantage of someone else's mistake.
     
  5. shel90

    shel90 Audist are not welcome Premium Member

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    Give it back even though I will be tempted to keep it. :giggle:
     
  6. Tousi

    Tousi Well-Known Member

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    Yes, it's happened to me several times.

    *Looking up at Bear's* Conversely, I have had to correct cashier's shortchanging as well.....many times!
     
  7. Cheri

    Cheri Prayers for my dad. Premium Member

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    I'll give it back, I don't think it's right to take what you aren't supposed to be getting back. ;)
     
  8. Hwy99

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    I vote it's their problem... ;)
     
  9. authentic

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    Depends on the amount, like $9 or less I'll give them back but for more than $10 I'll keep it.
     
  10. Banjo

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    It is stealing. Enough said.
     
  11. Reba

    Reba Retired Terp Premium Member

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    I always give the money back.
     
  12. jazzy

    jazzy New Member

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    Once I found 20 bucks on the floor and I gave it to the cashier. I should keep it cuz someone lost 20 bucks on the floor and no one claim it so store keep it. Grrr.

    Once I found 20 bucks inside atm machine and bank was closed so I do not know what to do with it so I keep it.


    As for the store, umm sometime I let them know if they gave me too much changes back and/ I let them know when they gave me less changes than I should get.
     
  13. lilylover72

    lilylover72 I love purple! Premium Member

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    I would give it back! no stealing!
     
  14. Angel

    Angel ♥"Concrete Angel"♥ Premium Member

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    Umm let me think about it...



























    Just kidding, :giggle: honestly I'll give it back.
     
  15. Seattle.guy

    Seattle.guy New Member

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    Give the money back. I don't want a cashier get fired. If someone doesn't care, it means stealing!
     
  16. pek1

    pek1 New Member

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    I've called the cashier on it on the spot and it is corrected. Besides, many cashiers now have a camera above them that would show too much change given.
     
  17. horselover61

    horselover61 Active Member

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    Give it back to the cashier and tell him/her that he/she made a mistake.

    Once time the cashier stole my money by not giving my change back like less amount after I gave her $20.00 I was so furious. I made a complained and the front desk took her tray and they count it. It was over the amount and then gave back my change. I left the store and stared at the lady to let her know that she was wrong for not being honest. Later I found out she doenst work there anymore cuz of her dishonest. TSK TSK!!
     
  18. Deafilmedia

    Deafilmedia New Member

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    I don't ever count my change, because I don't want to hurt cashier feeling.
    I don't want her or him to think I don't trust them.
     
  19. Tousi

    Tousi Well-Known Member

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    So if the cashier gave you $20.00 too much back, you're hurting her feelings? lol....
     
  20. Deafilmedia

    Deafilmedia New Member

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    oh I didn't read the first post. Yeah of course if I notice it, I'll give back.

    But most of the time, cashier gives me change, and I put in my purse and not notice anything.
     

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