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Post Posted: Wed May 12, 2004 8:16 pm 
 

Uh...yeah...

It is not a conspiracy, well not anymore anyway. Since you are in the UK, I can only assume you did not experience the "cash" discount days at gas stations here in the U.S.  It was fact, someone else will back me up here...right guys...anyone...anyone...


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Post Posted: Wed May 12, 2004 8:19 pm 
 

You got 4 cents a gallon back if you paid cash. I remember.


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Post Posted: Thu May 13, 2004 5:33 am 
 

actually about fifteen years ago I was an exchange student in Kansas (I am getting old) which apart from being a bit of a culture shock, gave me the opportunity to drive around a bit in the US.  I do seem to remember getting a discount for cash - oh and also credit cards were all processed with that slidey thing rather than electronically so you could go WAY over your limit...[/i]

  


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Post Posted: Thu May 13, 2004 4:40 pm 
 

The reason they did that is to cover the surcharges from the credit card processing companies.  When I had my business, I was being charged 1% for Visa & MC, 2.5% for American Express and 4% for Discover.  Now adays, I'm sure they just pass that on to everyone.

  
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