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This "Week" The suggestion comes from Kroney who muses

"Whilst I was passing through Miami airport at the tender age of 21, I fancied a beer. "ID" said the charming Southerner behind the desk, so I got out my passport and showed it to her.

"You have to be 21," she said. Now this confused me slightly as I had been 21 for several months by this point and my date of birth was staring her in my face.

"I am 21," I replied helpfully "it says so there, look"

"You have to be 21", she said getting angry.

Cut a long story short, I argued, the manager came out, I argued with him before I finally realised that they weren't looking at the date of birth at all. They were looking at the date of *issue*

That would have made me an annoyingly precocious four year old. What examples of unsurpassed mental genius have you experienced?"""""""

(, Mon 21 Nov 2016, 9:24)
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Mental Block at the Checkout
On Saturdays I will call in at the Bakers to buy cakes and whatnot and usually be served by the cute assistant. This day the bill was 1.50 and I had the right money - so three 50p's went into her hand.
"It's wrong" she said
"I've given you three 50 pence pieces" I said
"I know - but it's wrong"
"Mmm, that adds up to 1.50 you know"
"Yes I know that does but IT'S WRONG!!!"
That last call was heard throughout the shop, so sensing some kind of breakdown I took her hand and quietly said "Lets count it together then, 50p, 1 and one more makes 1.50"
"Err.. oh yes so it does".
"Thank you Heather".
(, Thu 24 Nov 2016, 20:42, closed)
I gave a women in a sandwich shop a fifty note last week, and she gave me back two twenties plus my original fifty
I can't see it being a sustainable business practice
(, Thu 24 Nov 2016, 23:29, closed)
just the other day
I popped into my local shop and bought a 7 bottle of wine, sausages, beans and some food for the cat. Gave the guy at the till a 20 note and received 18.60 change
(, Thu 1 Dec 2016, 15:53, closed)
Have you got Heather's phone number, please?

(, Mon 19 Dec 2016, 13:52, closed)

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