Saturday, April 16

a lesson in common sense

[question]

when parking in a public lot downtown, do you:

[A] put your debit card in the parking card machine,
get an official receipt, 
and then place the officially printed receipt on the hood of your car.

-or-

[B] give $20 cash (for a $10 lot) to the ginormous, unofficial looking man who walks up to your car and tells you the parking machine doesn't work on the weekends.

result of choice A:

result of choice B:

[if you picked B, you're a sucker too.] 

when i was growing up,
my mom always told me that i was too trusting of people.
well today she more than earned the right to say "i told you so."

i'm sure the ginormous, unofficial looking man needed the $20 more than i did.


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