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You pick it up and no one notices. Do you hand it in or do you keep it?
i spend it
keep it- as there's no way of knowing who it belongs to.
IT'd be different if it was in a wallet, however.
i'd take care of it like it was my child
a man dropped a load of cash in a clip(at least £200), he didn't notice it, I called to him and handed it back. He didn't say thanks.
I think about this every couple of days - one of my biggest regrets.
Should have realised as soon as I saw the clip that he was a cunt.
i'd hand in a wallet or a purse but £100 just lying there i'd keep.
get the £89 burger.
Fritter the rest away.
from burger king?? have i missed something great here?
as unlikely as it is, it could be needed much more by the person that dropped it than me.
and anyway id feel bad.
I would not go into any shop/information point in a shopping centre and see if they had it. I'd just assume that it was gone.
but id like someoen to hand my money in if i had saved £100 for something, would make my year
and i got it back!
card in a cash machine, with the pin entered and everything? I'd check the balance and then... well... maybe take some cash.
He said they had a lot of money, so took 20 quid out to teach them a lesson and get a few drinks...
I found a five pound note in front of a disabled toilet. Now usually I would have taken that bastard. But overwhelmed by an unusual sense of guilt/ sympathy for the potential that some disabled person had dropped it, I started offering it to disabled people leaving the toilets. It was wrong.
I'd take it. However if I had more money I might hand it in, if I knew that whoever I handed it in to wouldn't just pocket it themselves. So yeah, I'd probably still keep it even if I had money. I'm an awful person.
if it was in a wallet/purse I'd hand that in with the cards, keeping the cash
full of money with my friend. about £100. after getting no answer from the house we found it outside, we decided to keep it.
A few days later at school, my terrifying sports teacher burst into some lecture about handing in wallets when you found them on the floor, and if you didn't, you were the worst person ever. Where did that come from? Did he know? The fear was INTENSE. I was shaking, and very pale.
Do gym teachers leave £100 wads lying about to test children? worked on me. deinitely handing money in next time.
found £525 pounds in a wallet once. kept it. as i had the previous night, pissed my girlfriend off, result: happy girlfriend/no guilt. this is one of many 'jamie luck' events to have happened in my life. my friends don't believe half of what i tell them.
but perhaps a bit of a pikey
found £1000 in 20's spread about the gutter. They handed it in and got their photos in the paper. For their reward, they got £10 each off the money's owner.
If you're carrying £100 in cash with such disregard that you can drop it in a shopping cnetre and not notice you clearly won't miss it...
If i had any faith that it would make it back to it's owner maybe i'd hand it in, but i just don't believe it would happen
on the floor in the SU once, checked none of my friends had dropped it and proceeded to buy a round. in the same week i found a fiver on the ground in the street, but i can't remember what that went on, and i found pounds and pennies adding up to a fiver down our settee.
in all, a lucrative year.
legally obliged to spend it on records. Nothing else. Its true.
i bought a cd with it, then felt guilty and gave the change to some homeless people
i'd definitely keep it all now though
drinks were 50p vodka+mixer, I was very popular that night.
The next day in a lecture my friend commented that her housemate had lost £20 last night - I said nothing.
anything like that was in my local Richer Sounds about seven years ago. I was the only customer and all the staff were in the backshop. I found a jiffy bag with at least £250 in it on the floor. I just felt I couldn't keep it though as I shop there so much and would feel guilty every time I was there so handed it in and the staff probably spent it on gak
I found £10 in my local Somerfield when I was about 18 though and promptly headed to the nearest checkout with £10 worth of Kestrel Super
'cos quite simply I can't see what you'd gain by handing it in - it's unlikely anyone'd ask for it (and if they did they couldn't prove ownership) so the shopping centre'd wind up keeping it rather than it going back to the person who droppedit.
If it was in a wallet or if I saw the person who dropped it I'd feel differently and feel I had a moral obligation to hand it in though.
On a related note, one of the worst policies I've ever come across in relation to this was when I worked in Boots and found £20 on the floor. I handed it in to the management and found out that if no-one claimed it Boots kept the money, which is basically a policy that encourages their staff not to hand money in if they find it.
even richard branson would pocket it
Spend it, obvs. Assuming I didn't see the person that dropped it.
A couple of weeks ago I was at the bar in some warehouse party. There was this guy stood next to me, obviously fucked, who stumbled backwards with his eyes in his skull and as he fell planted a roll of cash in my hand. He just lies on the floor for a bit, dribbles & spazzes out for a bit, then gets up and looks around confused. I was so, so poor that night and I wanted to keep the cash but I just couldn’t bring myself to do it and gave it back.
He was even more confused by the fact I had his money.