SPIN: Not Charged Enough?

Ok, so after the double charge thread, i started to wonder, have you ever "not been charged enough" smiled pretty and gone home?

I was at PetLand once and I was buying one of those 3 foot long bull sticks. (usually about $20 bucks each) They are a special treat for Zelda because she goes through them in a day!

ANYWAY, I got up to the till and she rang it in and the bar code didn't scan, came up $0. So i ran to the isle and grabbed another for her to scan, again $0. She called a manager, she went down the isle and looked on the little price tag thingers and it only had what it was, but no price! I told her they are usually around $20, depending on the size and thickness of them. The manager didn't come after three pages. She finally said ok, then does $2. sound ok? I looked at her in shock! I asked "Two Dollars"? Like a Twoonie? She said yup, if they are not willing to have the prices marked anywhere and 1 out of 3 managers are not willing to come help me, I am allowed to just give it a reasonable price. That seems reasonable to me. I said GREAT!! Can i grab some more for that? she said sure.. I CLEANED THEM OUT!! I bought 20 of them for the $2!

Anyone else have such good luck from time to time? You may notice the "double scan" but do you notice when the chicken DOESN'T get scanned at all? type thing I guess is my question...

 11 Sep 2010 1:30 AM
 17 Aug 2008
I had that happen once. Where i purchased two items that should have totaled $80, (I asked for a gift receipt for one of the items and that other I just wanted the regular receipt)but I was only charged $40. I didn't notice when I was paying (I was talking to DH at the time, I really should be paying attention when I make purchases)

But later while we were walking around the mall, I took the receipt out of the bag, so that I could put the gift receipt in my wallet, and was surprised to see that I wasn't charged for the one item (the one that was a gift) and I had a gift receipt for the item that was for myself. DH asked me if I was going to return it, and I honestly thought about it, and decided not too. (I know I really should have) I would have felt weird going back into the store and saying oh yeah so about an hour ago I bought these items here and you forgot to charge me for one.... so can I pay for it now!

 11 Sep 2010 8:15 AM
 1 Jan 2010
i put something in the bottom of the stroller and was pulling out my items (which were in top of stroller) went back the next day when i realised i forgot to pay for it and got the same one (hot choc) and paid for it and told cashier to take it coz i took one yesterday without paying - for the first 2 min she didn't get what i was saying at all and the guy behind me kept saying take it take it (to me) but i left it there...not worth having my guilty conscience to have a free hot choc. i know it would bother me every time i drank it.

I was worried that they would give me a hard time or call the cops when i went back but it was an honest mistake.

 11 Sep 2010 8:53 AM
 1 Jan 2010
Lynne & Marc
I've been had before where I didn't notice I was overcharged or double charged (or if the item goes on sale soon after). Sometimes the differnece isn't worth the effort (I live about 20 minutes away from town so driving all the way there and back for $20 just doesn't make sense)

I see it as karma.

 11 Sep 2010 9:00 AM
 31 Aug 2008
 Ontario, Canada
Yuppers, it happened to me at Staples a few weeks ago when I was stocking up on school organizational stuff. The teenager ringing me through was too busy chatting with a friend waiting beside the cash register and texting on her phone to realize she missed scanning a few items and put them in my bag.

I didn't realize how many things she forgot until I was in my car, and I really didn't want to "disturb" her by going back smile

 11 Sep 2010 10:48 AM
 19 Sep 2005
Duchess of the Forum
If something doesn't scan and I notice while we are standing there or before I leave the store, I will tell them.

But if the price is mis-marked, that's their mistake and I insist that they charge me the price as marked.

 11 Sep 2010 3:05 PM
 11 Aug 2006
 Winnipeg, MB
This happened to DH and I a few weeks ago. DH was buying a pair of shorts for $30 and a jacket that was originally $79.99 now marked down to $59.99. I went outside to wait for him. After he's paid he comes to me outside and says "just hurry up and get in the truck" ... WHAT?! I thought... did you steal something?? The jacket had 2 different UPC's on (which I never noticed what I looked at the tag and the price). She scanned the wrong one. One tag was for a black jacket, the other for a chocolate brown tshirt for 18$. YAY! WE didn't put that tag there.

 11 Sep 2010 7:40 PM
 12 Jul 2005
If I notice while I`m at the store (or close to it) I have to go back. It haunts me if I don`t. If they charged me too much, I`d go back, so if they don`t charge me enough I have to too. Gotta be fair both ways! Anyone who knows the story of me and the banana at Pearson Airport knows what I`m like... lol

 11 Sep 2010 7:44 PM
 10 Jun 2010
WB Devotee
ONCE and I had bad karma and got kicked so I'll never let it happen again!!!!

 11 Sep 2010 8:17 PM
 15 Mar 2009
WB Devotee
If I notice right away I will, if I don't notice until 2 days later, I don't go back.

 11 Sep 2010 8:45 PM
 19 Jun 2008
We bought a bedroom set from the Brick 3 years ago and we had arranged with the clerk that instead of the dresser we wanted an extra night stand. They came to delivery it, brought in the bed, two night stands and the dresser. We made them take the dresser back. The next day and the day after that they came back with it. They didn't seem to understand that we didn't want it and had never paid for it.

 11 Sep 2010 9:03 PM
 3 Mar 2004
I've had this happen to us. DH and I were buying something at walmart and she only scanned one of the two items. We didn't say anything. The clerk was rude to us so we just smiled and walked away. It also happened at Home Depot, the guy forgot to scan TWO $130 cans of the textured granite stuff you put on top of cement. We let him know he forgot to scan thems. With an item that expensive, as much as we didn't want to pay the extra $260, it would have felt wrong for us to not say anything.

 11 Sep 2010 9:54 PM
 8 Aug 2008
Raving Lunatic
If I ever told you what I should have been "charged with" ONE OF YOU WOULD HAVE ME BANNED!!!

No joke.

There's been twice I should have been charged and they're both interesting stories and because of "you" I can't share.

Please do not pm me, I'm not doing both stories 15 times.

 12 Sep 2010 9:49 AM
 4 Apr 2006
I was at Costco a few days ago and noticed the total was a little on the low side. I was distracted by the kids so I didn't check the receipt until I got to the car. Turns out they didn't charge me for a $50 bottle of Cold FX. At that point I wasn't going back inside - Costco is crazy enough as it is and I wasn't about to stand in line forever to pay for it.

 12 Sep 2010 8:21 PM
 10 Jun 2010
WB Devotee
This happened to me today and this thread crossed my mind as I was standing there...charged for 1 avocado, not 2, a whole $1.25 short. I said something. The cashier was obviously new, obviously trying to be careful, plus the whole karma thing....

 31 Oct 2012 11:59 PM
 30 Apr 2012
New Member

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