"Would you like to make a small donation ?"

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  1. SternsEgo

    SternsEgo Well-Known Member

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    So you go to store, go to pay for your items, and as the teller scans the last item and the price pops up, they ask you.."Would you like to make a donation to a charity xxxx ?"
    Does anyone else get annoyed by this shit ?. I can't stand it. Lot of times i'll say not today or I get guilted into it.

    Stern related: cause, well you know, beff loves to "donate".
     
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    Pickle Jar Well-Known Member

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    Dont blame the cashier ...its the company tell them to do it
     
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    I never get guilted into that shit...Im 100% positive they then can claim that money as a write off...my money.

    I travel a lot and I get that question at the airport every fucking time but with a twist.... Want to buy a snack for the troops?

    Yes let me buy a five dollar Milkyway and a Six Dollar Gatorade ... those fucks
    That should be fucking illegal.
     
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    Super annoying.
     
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    Asked to contribute? asked to buy the extended warranty? I say "No thank you". It works very time.
     
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    Micheal Kenyon Here

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    I just look them dead in the eye and say, "No." The little girl scouts on the way out with their mothers standing right behind them at the table. Yeah, I can't get out of that one.
     
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    Cashier ~ do you have a savings card?
    No
    Cashier ~ would you like to sign up?
    No
    Cashier ~ It will save you money
    No!!!
    Cashier ~ but everybody likes to save money
    Can I just pay for this please!

    Cashier ~ I'm just trying to help
    :facepalm:
     
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    That drives me nuts.. they don't do sales without them anymore at least where I live. I have 4 kids and our groceries are 250 a week easy and that is after the card and coupons

    Back in Ohio Heinens never made you do that shit and people would go just because of that.
     
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    I feel so sorry for those people who have to ask. It is uncomfortable all the way around.
     
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    That shit is so outrageous and it's everywhere you go now.
     
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    I don't blame the cashier, I feel sorry for them cause they have to ask, it's more annoying to have to keep repeating. The worst is when someone asks about the charity, now the cashier has to explain.

    Oh yeah that also.
     
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    My mantra is "Not interested, thanks". You can cut them off immediately. I've had people say "I haven't even told you what I'm talking about." and I just say "Not interested, thanks."
     
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    Yeah, that happens all the time. I just say no thanks. It's outrageous though... if I wanna donate somewhere then I will w/out being guilted into it and have anyone behind me think I'm a cheap fuck for not giving the dollar.
     
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    Wow, I travel too and I've never heard that one. How fucking low.
     
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    This! :crazyup:

    Last week I was at Harbor Freight ... I think they're the worst offenders of this. After patiently answering in the negative (with 6 people in line behind me) she still had to tell me that if I signed up for "X" I would get $20,000 in value or some shit so I asked her if I could just take it in cash. The six people behind me all laughed. She was too stupid to get the joke. Nice yes, I wasn't a jerk about it, but stupid just the same.
     
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    When I'm asked to contribute to the Pediatric AIDS Foundation, I throw them a few bucks, and tell them I'm happy to help prevent childhood obesity.
     
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    ...now a days the card swiper asks that question and i can click no on that but if im asked by the cashier i always tell them, "i gave at the office".
     
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    Do you have to get a card to use their coupons or just to shop there?


    It's all about Data mining your info anyway they can nowadays.:mad:

    I was at a place last week that asked me for my phone number, I laughed thinking it was a joke. When the kid asked again I said put your phone number down if it's that important.
    Funny how quickly people will give up their personal information these days without batting an eye.
    :(
     
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    just to get the discounts but we typically save 30-40%
     
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