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Do you take your change in a shop?

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As per title: Do you wait for your change in shops? Or walk away? 1p, 5p, even more? How much does it have to be before you wait?
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8y, 1w agoPosted 8 years, 1 week ago
As per title:

Do you wait for your change in shops? Or walk away?

1p, 5p, even more?

How much does it have to be before you wait?
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8y, 1w agoPosted 8 years, 1 week ago
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#1
Goes without saying, no trolls please (rodents/dead presidents specially)

In before TREE FIDDY
#2
I always wait for my change- Doesn't everyone?
#3
if their is a long line i dont wite unless its over lets say 15p but if its empty i wait for even 1p
#4
Yes I do - if the shop wants the penny then they should price things at a full pound.

If they want to try & persuade me that something is really cheap just because it's a penny cheaper then they have to give me the penny.
#5
bout tree fiddy
#6
Anyone feel really cheap waiting for a penny?
#7
if it's up to about 10p i tell them to put it in the charity box :)
#8
skusey
bout tree fiddy


:rolleyes:
#9
We always take our change cos we save it up. We have over £500 for our holiday money in 2 weeks from saving for about 6 months & we didn't even notice we were saving! Bonus!
#10
I wait for my change no matter what it is! however many people dont-I have had people walk away with anything from ten pence to 3 quid change coming and they just wave at the charity bottle on the counter and tell me to put it in there.
#11
I work in matalan and people sometimes walk off without there shopping let alone there change!!

One time a couple walked off as I was getting there change, something like 3.15 and i really REALLY tempted just to put it in m y back pocket for the vending machine :D but I called them back and gave it :(

as for myself i do wait :) and i dont feel cheep because i just bought something :)
#12
Most shops give change at the same time as giving a receipt. I have walked away before as i paid the right amount therefore not needing change and the shop asistant yelled at me telling me i must have my receipt!
#13
wow, two posts while i was typing :( must be typing slooow
#14
Always get my change as it goes in a big bottle for my daughter. We then periodically pay it into her bank account
#15
I usually wait for my change then put it in the collection box.
#16
I only take notes into a shop, hardly ever carry change.

If I'm buying something that costs more than £5 and less than £10 I always walk straight to the front of the queue, show the item to the cashier, throw £10 at them, tell them "to buy something nice with the change" and then then walk out of the shop.

-If something is less than £5, I pay using a £5 note and never wait for change.
-If something is less than £10 but more than £5, I pay using a £10 note and never wait for change.
-If something is less than £15 but more than £10, I pay using a £5 note and a £10 note and never wait for change.

ETC.

However if something is more than £30 but less than £50 I pay with a £50 note and let them keep the change.

If something is more than £50 but less than £100 I pay with two £50 notes and let them keep the change.

If something is more than £100 I usually pay on card and sometimes give the cashier some notes for the hell of it.
#17
Of course I take it... Imagine how much profit they would make if every single person left that penny....

ps....how I wish this place had the facility to spam individual posts!!!
#18
The JFK
I only take notes into a shop, hardly ever carry change.

If I'm buying something that costs more than £5 and less than £10 I always walk straight to the front of the queue, show the item to the cashier, throw £10 at them, tell them "to buy something nice with the change" and then then walk out of the shop.

-If something is less than £5, I pay using a £5 note and never wait for change.
-If something is less than £10 but more than £5, I pay using a £10 note and never wait for change.
-If something is less than £15 but more than £10, I pay using a £5 note and a £10 note and never wait for change.

ETC.

However if something is more than £30 but less than £50 I pay with a £50 note and let them keep the change.

If something is more than £50 but less than £100 I pay with two £50 notes and let them keep the change.

If something is more than £100 I usually pay on card and sometimes give the cashier some notes for the hell of it.




^^^ you obviously can't read.

see post #1
#19
it's better in my pocket then theres
#20
grex9101
^^^ you obviously can't read.

see post #1


Post #1 =

As per title:

Do you wait for your change in shops? Or walk away?

1p, 5p, even more?

How much does it have to be before you wait?

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What am I meant to be looking at?
#21
The JFK
Post #1 =

As per title:

Do you wait for your change in shops? Or walk away?

1p, 5p, even more?

How much does it have to be before you wait?

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What am I meant to be looking at?


Sorry, post #2.

[email protected] pretending to have lots of money
#22
If i give them a pound and the thing i am buying is say 85p or more i just walk away.
#23
The JFK
I only take notes into a shop, hardly ever carry change.

If I'm buying something that costs more than £5 and less than £10 I always walk straight to the front of the queue, show the item to the cashier, throw £10 at them, tell them "to buy something nice with the change" and then then walk out of the shop.

-If something is less than £5, I pay using a £5 note and never wait for change.
-If something is less than £10 but more than £5, I pay using a £10 note and never wait for change.
-If something is less than £15 but more than £10, I pay using a £5 note and a £10 note and never wait for change.

ETC.

However if something is more than £30 but less than £50 I pay with a £50 note and let them keep the change.

If something is more than £50 but less than £100 I pay with two £50 notes and let them keep the change.

If something is more than £100 I usually pay on card and sometimes give the cashier some notes for the hell of it.


Do they take that sort of money in a charity shop?
#24
tigerallstars
Do they take that sort of money in a charity shop?


It's monopoly money, it might help them make a complete game :thumbsup:
#25
grex9101
It's monopoly money, it might help them make a complete game :thumbsup:


In reply to the OP, I always wait for my money to be returned in common politeness. Then if I feel like it I will put it in the charity box or pocket it. When I get home I put it all in a mahussive Bell's whiskey bottle and that's goes towards spending money on my next holiday:thumbsup:
#26
When I worked in a bar some people walked away without a £10 note or a £5 note.

Of course I tried to find them in the very busy bar to give it to them lol:whistling:
#27
Look after the pennies.........In my local Morrisons recently the girl behind the counter was saying she had no coppers and short changed everyone by 1p or 2p. I watched her take an extra 18p while I was queing and was 2p short or had to change a pound so I gave her the money and said " I have no change" she thanked me and as I walked away I explained that I had short changed her, her face as picture and the rest of the customers did a little cheer of support!!!
#28
there's lots of shops that don't accept £50 notes because there are too many forgeries of them
#29
I wait most of the time, other times I don't care for the penny - Anything over a penny I stay for.

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