The world is not all bad

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  1. Germ

    Germ Legendary Woodsman

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    Today I dropped my wallet with about 600.00 dollars in while picking up some food for my sons birthday. When I got home I got a call we have your wallet, it was dropped in the parking lot.

    All money and my debit card intact.

    It’s not all bad.


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    Good thing that you didn't try and get this on the news somewhere.

    Good things don't happen in America if you listen to them!

    Thanks for posting how life really is!
     
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    Ive been on both ends of this and its turned out good every time. More times than not people mean well. Glad you got your wallet back.
     
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    John T. Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Wife left her purse on the roof of the car. Got a call that it was at the C-store down the road.
     
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    Sota Legendary Woodsman

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    Did you throw the returner a few $?
     
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    Germ Legendary Woodsman

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    Well the business restaurant called and was turned in. The waitress remembered me because of the 50.00 tip I left her.


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    picman Grizzled Veteran

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    ;)Nice humble brag.
     
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    Sota Legendary Woodsman

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    Germ she is not into you, she gets paid to pretend to be interested in you.
     
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    Germ Legendary Woodsman

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    I was just picking up my food at a family place we have been going to since I was 5, and she’s like 70.


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    Germ Legendary Woodsman

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    Just stand in the place for a bit and watch people pay with their cards and not leave these ladies anything.
     
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    Sota Legendary Woodsman

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    Nice of you to give her cash so she does not have to declare that and pay taxes on that income.
     
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    early in Grizzled Veteran

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    She probably joins the majority of cash tipped employees. Not saying it's right, just saying what is reality.
     
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    takemrarely Weekend Warrior

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    This thread started with people doing the right thing.... only took 12 posts for reality to set in.....


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    Either way, it's still comforting to know there are still good, honest people out there. I haven't lost my confidence!
     
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    Sorry not sorry, I do not qualify for a stimulus check and for that I am fortunate, I do however pay taxes on every single penny I make. We are all in this together pay your share based on what you make. When I worked fire I qualified for unemployment. I chose to work instead. I had friends that took the unemployment and worked "cash" jobs in the winter, none of them were high character people, and they still suckle at the public tit.
     
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    Brag
    Sorry didn't see you already got called on this. Carry on
     
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    I once lost a wallet, and I thought that someone stole it from me. I went to the police, but all I had to do was to check my Facebook. The guy who found it contacted me. When I told the cops that it was returned they almost didn't believe me...
     
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