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Old February 16th, 2007, 07:15 AM
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Do you take a receipt at the gas station?

Whenever I use my credit card to fill up gas, I am asked "do you want a receipt?"

Sometimes I say Yes, but mostly NO. Does it make a difference one way or the other?

Does anyone cross check their receipt with the bank statement? Just curious!!
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Old February 16th, 2007, 07:35 AM
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Re: Do you take a receipt at the gas station?

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Whenever I use my credit card to fill up gas, I am asked "do you want a receipt?"

Sometimes I say Yes, but mostly NO. Does it make a difference one way or the other?

Does anyone cross check their receipt with the bank statement? Just curious!!
i always take it and put it in the file... I have a file where i maintain all my car records... each and every thing...

nah... u think i'm crazy... nobody does it... u just take it to get something extra for the money u r paying for the gas...

btw, it ur day harhar pai...
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Old February 16th, 2007, 07:51 AM
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Re: Do you take a receipt at the gas station?

I do every week...if for some reason it doesnot print then I go inside and ask cashier to print one...I never file them...after some days i just tear them off...as far as checking ...Only when I use ATM ..he just ask me ... Did u fill Gas ? But we never compare amount.
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Old February 16th, 2007, 07:54 AM
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Re: Do you take a receipt at the gas station?

never taken a receipt. even if it prints, i take it and throw it away right there.
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Old February 16th, 2007, 07:54 AM
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Re: Do you take a receipt at the gas station?

I take it every time. I had this habit from India. Good to keep records in case something suspicious happens.
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Re: Do you take a receipt at the gas station?

I take receipts so that I can defend myself against allegation of drive-off without paying for gas
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Re: Do you take a receipt at the gas station?

I take the receipt and put it in the cup holder in my car. After a few days, I throw them out after I have glanced at my bank account online for expenses.
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Re: Do you take a receipt at the gas station?

I have never been able to figure out ... cashiers ought to issue a receipt not ask if you want one ... makes me suspicious ... shit going on ... Amthalalaji? So I insist upon a receipt cause I always pay with cash. Throw it away as soon as out of cashiers sight is my perogative.

Paying with cash is a very personal and emotional issue even since my teen years. Hate idea of being in debt ... even if its a credit card company.
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Re: Do you take a receipt at the gas station?

I never take receipts at gas station since I know I am going to throw them away.That unnecessarily contributes to wastage.
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Re: Do you take a receipt at the gas station?

I definitely take a receipt if I pay for car wash along with gas....

otherwise based on weather, i make a decision at the spur of the moment whether to take or not to take.

Mostly, I dont take...but sometimes I do!

If I take receipt, mostly I put it in left side trouser pocket or in my car in a slot below the CD/FM player. It stay there for month or next round of violent cleaning process...at that time I throw receipt out with everything else.

I never compare with bank statement..because I too lazy.

I try new technique.I always fill gas in round number...$31.00 $32.00...that way I check bank/credit card and see any anomalay!

i always use credit card because I get points with which I get free hotel room or airline upgrade...

If you read this far..you must be having a lot of free time...go! do something useful!
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Old February 19th, 2007, 11:09 AM
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Re: Do you take a receipt at the gas station?

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I have never been able to figure out ... cashiers ought to issue a receipt not ask if you want one ... makes me suspicious ... shit going on ... Amthalalaji? So I insist upon a receipt cause I always pay with cash. Throw it away as soon as out of cashiers sight is my perogative.

Paying with cash is a very personal and emotional issue even since my teen years. Hate idea of being in debt ... even if its a credit card company.

Why me in all these?



BTW.....I always take and keep receipt till I get monthly statements from CC.
And always use credit card, even though I don't like the idea of using CC. Because I show expenses on tax return. Karnaa padtaa hai bizness mai.

But I always insist on receipt, if printer on the pump do not work, I go and ask the store employee to give me one.
Why?
Had experience twice. Once I got charged twice, called CC, and asked them how the fuck I got gas of same amount twice on same day same time? And got credit. Dumb ass clerk rebooted the system and hit me twice. After that never got gas from that station.
On second incident, mofo Desi dude charged my wife for more because his pump would not stop spilling gas around/overflowing. Aske my wife to pay for fifty+ $ for gas, she refused and the baasterd charged us anyway to save his ass.
Called the CC and gas company too..how can a small car (had compact car w/12 gal tank back than) be filled up with that much gas? Got refund ofcourse. No more patronizing that speedway either anymore.
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Re: Do you take a receipt at the gas station?

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Why me in all these?


BhaYa ... cause you seem to no all ins and outs of businesses.
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Re: Do you take a receipt at the gas station?

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BhaYa ... cause you seem to no all ins and outs of businesses.
Lol. Tantu and Amtha.

Yes, I do take a receipt (unless the pump doesn't print it/out of paper and there is a line inside the gas station) and also make sure that the amount is something like 20.01 or 19.99, so that its easier to see in the credit card bill.

I however throw away the receipts as soon as I see the correct amounts in the bills online.
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