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Tue Jan 18 09:52:15 EST 2005
> While I give them all the credit in the world, I don't know that they'd
> be able to suss out the exact total of the various bills on the tray &
> do the subtraction in the split-second between picking up the tray &
> asking the question. & anyway, I don't think the change is ever less
> than 15%; the problem is more often than it's upwards of 25%.
> But I've been semi-persuaded via a variety of channels that there are
> enough crackpots who really *do* behave strangely when change is
> returned to the table that I'm just going to have to come up with a
> whole new strategy. I'm thinking barter with livestock or artisan
> cheeses might do the trick.
> James Hepler wrote:
>> Maybe they think you're "new money" and don't know the
>> appropriate procedure!
>> My question is, do they ever ask you that when your
>> change amounts to less than 15% of the tab?
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