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Old 11-28-2017, 07:57 PM   #21
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Years ago, my eyes once tricked me into paying the minimum due on my credit card, instead of the total balance. I didnít discover it until the following month, when my bill included interest. That was the one and only time I have ever paid interest on a credit card, and I felt like a real doofus!
Similar story here. I once inadvertently wrote "XXXX dollars and 00/100 cents" on my check. The bill was actually $ XXXX.75. So, for a 75 cents mistake, I paid a month's interest on over $1000. Such a maroon.
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Old 11-28-2017, 07:59 PM   #22
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Like when I go to buy a pack of chicken, a 5 pound pack but when I bust it open thereís a 1/2 pound wet panty liner lining the tray
That happened to me at Costco. I took the packaging back and asked them for a refund as there was more than 20% of the weight in just that wet diaper they put in the Styrofoam packaging. They gave me the full price as a refund. I tried to explain I only wanted to pay for the chicken and nominal packaging weight, but they said they couldn't work that out on their terminal, so they refunded me the whole thing.
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Not sure if this counts as an "Elder Scam," but...I fell for it b/c I simply need to be more careful about reading ads online
Yes it's an "elder scam", not your fault, you were set up to fail and all your dough will be taken from you soon by scheming evil elder abusing companies.
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Similar story here. I once inadvertently wrote "XXXX dollars and 00/100 cents" on my check. The bill was actually $ XXXX.75. So, for a 75 cents mistake, I paid a month's interest on over $1000. Such a maroon.
I always round up to the next dollar on every payment.
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Like when I go to buy a pack of chicken, a 5 pound pack but when I bust it open thereís a 1/2 pound wet panty liner lining the tray
Well, the liner would have been dry when the package was put together...and, the scale was most likely set to zero with the weight of the tray and liner on it.
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