Friday, December 07, 2007

Something fowl is afoot......

The kids were out of school on Wednesday for a Teacher In Service day, which is just great but why in the middle of the week?? I don't know but the point is I was ill prepared because for some reason I had convinced myself that the day off would be Thursday.

Anywho, I decided to drag my kids to Super Wally World, because A) we need some groceries and B)I am a masochist. Despite all my best efforts to make the trip as quick and painless as possible it was predestined to be a complete headache and was.

By the time we got to the check out I had decided to run away from home. I loaded the conveyor belt and continued to empty the cart while trying to watch as the checker rang up my purchases..... I thought that the running total looked a tad high but hey, I'm an impulse shopper so I'm sure I just threw something in the cart that I neither needed nor really wanted and simply forgot.
Of course it did seem like a REALLY lot of money to be over.....

The boys of course are still bickering at each other and making me nuts so I pay the grand total and start to leave, as is my regular habit I decide to check my receipt before leaving the store. That's when I see......Poultry $98.54!!!


Wait just a second, I bought a 1 pound package of chicken, not a fricken Ostrich!

So I turn around and head to customer service where I begin trying to explain to the idiot behind the counter that it was a small one pound package not half the meat section. She rolls her eyes at me as if to say "yeah right" and proceeds to price check my rings up $98.54. Slowly a look of apology washes over her face, and she credits me back the ninety-eight dollars.

So what was the point to my story??? The point is this, Check your receipts People!! If they'll over charge you for chicken you know that they'll over charge you for tinsel, gift wrap and toys.....Tis the season ya know....Good Luck and Happy Shopping!!!
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  2. Holy expensive bird Batman! Thanks for the heads up...that was my delete btw, spelling error...oops!

  3. you have expensive taste in chicken! i never check my receipt...i really should! you've proven why. those stores...always trying to make an extra buck from a non-receipt checking victim! i, for one, refuse to be that victim...ever ;)
    cute post...see ya later!

  4. It was funnier when you told it in person!!!!

    I'm glad you were able to put a psa spin on it for your new blog bloggy blog!

    I love you, Beautiful!

  5. Judith ShakespeareDecember 8, 2007 at 2:42 PM

    The Only Thing I Know

    LOL... Dude, that chicken had better been raise on stuck up Paris Hilton's butt... *snicker*

  6. Mishi-SecretAgentMama.comDecember 8, 2007 at 5:29 PM

    I always check my receipts before I leave the store. Almost always there's some kind of mistake. Dorks.

    Secret Agent Mama

  7. No chicken is worth close to $100. Isn't Big Bird a chicken on steroids?


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