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Old Man Yells At Cloud


On Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 10:30 AM, D'Arcy Cain <darcy at vybenetworks.com> wrote:
> On 09/19/2017 06:46 AM, Larry Martell wrote:
>>
>> True story - the other day I was in a store and my total was $10.12. I
>
>
> One time I was at a cash with three or four items which were taxable. The
> cashier rung each one up and hit the total button.  She turned to me and
> said something like "$23.42 please."  She was surprised to see that I was
> already standing there with $23.42 in my hand.  "How did you do that" she
> asked.  She must have thought it was a magic trick.

I was just in a clothing store this weekend and there was a rack of
clothes that was 50%. The sales clerk said everything on that rack was
an additional 25% off, so it's 75% off the original price. I asked is
it 75% off the original price or 25% off the 50% of the price. Said
it's the same thing. I said no it's not. She insisted it was. I said
no, let's take a simple example. If it was $100 and it was 75% off it
would be $25. But if it's 50% off and then 25% off that it will be
$37.50. She looked totally dumbfounded.