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    This Is Why We’re In A Recession

    | Wisconsin, USA | Uncategorized

    Me: “Your total is $**.**.”

    (The customer hands me card, I run it and hand it back to her.)

    Customer: “Oh, no! That’s my debit card! I don’t have any money in my account. It’s going to be declined.”

    Me: “Well, your purchase went through.”

    Customer: “Oh, well, if it went through, that means I have enough money in my account.”

    Me: “Well, not necessarily. My brother got himself into a lot of debt by using his cards after he’d reached his limit.”

    Customer: “You mean I could still use this card even if there’s no money in the account?”

    Me: “It’s possible, but I’m not familiar with your bank system.”

    Customer: *to friend* “Do you want to go to the nail salon?”