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Rare, Medium, And Free

| Covington, LA, USA | Food & Drink

(This occurs on a very slow day. I’m the only person working the cafeteria and register.)

Customer: “I finally found a decent meal down here!”

(She proceeds to show me her tray. It consists of various food items and drinks, one if which is a burnt pork chop. I ring her up anyway, as the customers serve themselves.)

Customer: *looking at the receipt* “You charged me $1.90 for that pork chop?”

Me: “Yes, ma’am. That’s the price of the pork chops.”

Customer: “But it’s burnt.”

Me: “If you don’t want that one, you can pick another.”

Customer: “No, I wanted it burnt. I like my pork chops cooked really well. Can’t you give it to me for free?”

Me: “You want a free pork chop because it’s burnt, but you wanted it burnt?”

Customer: “I told you, I like my pork chops burnt!”

Me: “Yeah, I can’t not charge you for the food if you’re still going to eat it.”

Customer: “This is ridiculous! This cafeteria is just trying to rip us all off!”