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Response to MineralMan (Original post)

Sun Apr 18, 2021, 06:26 PM

17. Having been on both sides of giving something like

a $20.00 bill and three quarters for a $17.73 bill, and receiving the same, I can tell you that if you give the change amount, you have already done the math in your head. When receiving it, I've always been thrown and it takes me vastly longer to do the math then.

I likewise worked taking cash long before the machines that figure the change for you. A few years when I had a temp job where I was doing a bit of selling and taking cash, I could not get used to just pulling out the change it told me to take. I had to count back the money the old way.

That said, I pay cash for my day-to-day expenses and honestly have no trouble getting the correct change back. Sometimes I have to gently correct the cashier, but that really isn't anything new. Many of us occasionally made minor mistakes back in the day.

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