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Saturday night, a few beers in, time for some pizza. Now, I prefer to eat at home instead of a jail cell, so delivery it is! I pick up that magical device and open the GrubHub app. (Pizza, yes there’s an app for that!) After selecting the lucky establishment for my order, I make my selection. With a few extras my total came to $26.96. I accept, bring on the food! Little did I know the lesson I was about to learn.
Having enough in hand to pay for this and tip, I waited patiently by the door. (Well, that is after I got the “You’re food is on the way!” text.) The headlights come down the court, pull into the drive, here it comes! If I had a tail, I’d be wagging it by now. “Your total is $29.92” said the driver. WHAT?! This extra $2.96 threw me off guard. I was not prepared for this at all. Should I short change the guy his tip due to the increase in the price? No, that’s not the right thing to do. I delayed my pizza enjoyment and went to my room to get an extra $3.00 to resolve the situation. Before the driver can put his car in drive, I’m diving into the first slice. It just didn’t taste as good, knowing that this may be the slice that cost the extra hard-earned dough. (See what I did there…) Read the rest of this entry »