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Survey says......

June 14th, 2007 at 07:10 am

Wow! I was amazed that everyone was in agreement that they would have taken both of the items offered for free in my previous post -- Starbucks and mussels.

So, here is what I did and my reasoning behind each:

Incident 1: I ended up giving the cashier my debit card. It seems like any other person would have taken the free drink. However, my thinking was that I did have another means of paying for the drink (my debit card), so it would have been different if I only had the $50 and they couldn't break it. Also -- and this is a big ALSO -- I decided that in the end it would result in good karma down the line, which explains how I handled Incident 2....

Incident 2: I took the free mussels because I figured it was the good karma from Incident 1 coming back at me. Not to mention the clerk said: "King Soopers has billions. They can afford to give you 18 mussels." Plus, what kind of grocery store only sells mussels in two-pound increments?!?!?!??!

1 Responses to “Survey says......”

  1. baselle Says:

    Hmmm. I think you've discovered something here. I'll have to use the $50 bill and its free more often. Big Grin Seriously, both businesses did you the favor first. Thank them and come back. If you come back within the week and you manage to run across the same people, thank them profusely.

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