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amother




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Post  Wed, Oct 10 2018, 6:36 pm
I went to a department store that sells boots. I bought 3 pairs of kids rain boots. 2 pairs are absolutely fine, 1 box has only one boot in it. I will not get back to the mall today before it closes. Would you believe me? How do I make this sound truthful? I’m telling the complete truth, and it sounds ridiculous even to me.
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gs675




 
 
 


Post  Wed, Oct 10 2018, 6:41 pm
Very likely one was left on display.
It's not your fault. They should really check before they give you them.
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amother




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Post  Wed, Oct 10 2018, 6:47 pm
you don't have to just tell them what happened

it happens and they should have checked first
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SixOfWands




 
 
 


Post  Wed, Oct 10 2018, 6:50 pm
amother wrote:
I went to a department store that sells boots. I bought 3 pairs of kids rain boots. 2 pairs are absolutely fine, 1 box has only one boot in it. I will not get back to the mall today before it closes. Would you believe me? How do I make this sound truthful? I’m telling the complete truth, and it sounds ridiculous even to me.


I'd call tonight, but my guess is that you won't have a problem. You'll return the one boot, and get two -- unless they found the stray boot.

They usually check the boxes when they check you out, so maybe the clerk dropped it, and found it after you left.
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lucky14




 
 
 


Post  Wed, Oct 10 2018, 9:45 pm
Don't worry about it. Most stores wouldn't give you an issue. Just at least call them if you aren't able to go in tomorrow.
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MiracleMama




 
 
 


Post  Wed, Oct 10 2018, 10:04 pm
An empty box they would perhaps suspect you of lying and stealing the boots, but who would keep just one boot? I think you'll be fine.
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