Idiots Will Leave Behind A Tell-Tale Signature

| Plainville, CT, USA |

(I am a cashier finishing up with a customer. I gesture for him to sign the electronic pad when paying by card.)

Me: “Okay, please go ahead and sign the pad.”

(Customer takes out an ink pen and proceeds to get ink all over the electronic pad.)

Me: “Sir, I’m afraid that won’t work. You need to use the electronic pen.”

Customer: *suddenly realizing* “Oh, I’m sorry! Look at what I did! Will this come out?”

(Before I can answer, he attempts to erase the ink several times by pushing the “clear” button.)

Customer: “Doesn’t look like it’ll come out…”