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KI6RYC
11-08-2009, 1:24 PM
I was at my usual range today and after coming home and looking at the receipt I noticed I wasn't charged for a few boxes of ammo I used. I called the range and made it right. To me it's just the right thing to do.

Now I mentioned this to a friend and he thinks I should have let the range "eat" their mistake. I think my integrity is worth more than the 40 bucks I would have saved.

What say you, fellow calgunners?

Beatone
11-08-2009, 1:36 PM
Right thing to do.

pretz
11-08-2009, 1:36 PM
I gotta agree, integrity is worth more than 40 bucks.

I wish I could be as sure about 40 million dollars.

Perhaps lack of opportunity will preserve my integrity?

Rob454
11-08-2009, 2:00 PM
Not worth it IMO. I look at it this way. i may gain 40$ today but Ill lose double that tomorrow. Screwing people over is not something I would consider doing. I may be a a hole sometimes but ill be 100% fair in everything I do.

Mr. Beretta
11-08-2009, 2:03 PM
Integrity is like a bullet.

Once it leaves, you can never get it back.

rcantu
11-08-2009, 2:05 PM
you now have a clear conscience.

RobG
11-08-2009, 3:33 PM
One word, KARMA!

professorhard
11-08-2009, 3:38 PM
I'm suprised the range even took your money after you called to point out their mistake and make it right. You did the right thing, integrity is something alot of people lack these days.

ETD1010
11-08-2009, 3:44 PM
I've made mistakes on invoices, and always appreciated those who pointed it out. It's not happened often enough to hurt, but it was still mighty nice (and truth be told, I wouldn't have made them make it right, since it WAS my mistake).

Hayashi Killian
11-08-2009, 3:50 PM
Most range ammo is not sold for much profit. Most ranges don't earn that much just on range fees alone, so they get most of their money from rentals and ammunition. So you did the right thing if it's a good range and they need to stay in business.

chickenfried
11-08-2009, 3:55 PM
Still leaving cookies out for Santa Claus too? :p

One word, KARMA!

SkatinJJ
11-08-2009, 3:55 PM
Good job!

Semper FI!!!

JJ

dwa
11-08-2009, 3:56 PM
id say you would have been correct either way, of course its right to correct a mistake, however i wouldn't put you at fault if you didnt point it out to them.

pretz
11-08-2009, 4:03 PM
Still leaving cookies out for Santa Claus too? :p

LOL!

Yes I do!

I also give money to bums, (Congress included!).

professorhard
11-08-2009, 4:07 PM
LOL!

Yes I do!

I also give money to bums, (Congress included!).


I give s****y counterfeits to bums, so that they get arrested when trying to buy more booze.

Seesm
11-08-2009, 4:26 PM
I was at my usual range today and after coming home and looking at the receipt I noticed I wasn't charged for a few boxes of ammo I used. I called the range and made it right. To me it's just the right thing to do.

Now I mentioned this to a friend and he thinks I should have let the range "eat" their mistake. I think my integrity is worth more than the 40 bucks I would have saved.

What say you, fellow calgunners?

Your a good person and the way we all should strive to be. Good on you.

Mason McDuffie
11-08-2009, 4:28 PM
I would make it right. Those ranges aren't exactly profit businesses. We don't need to lose more supporters of the sport.

thomashoward
11-08-2009, 4:32 PM
Besides, you can feel better about yourself. Karma has a habit of biting the ***

B Strong
11-08-2009, 4:36 PM
I've been there a few times with Jackson Arms, and I'll always tell them if they missed something at the register.

El Gato
11-08-2009, 4:55 PM
doing right is the most self centered thing to do...$$$$$ I can earn... but how do I salvage my self respect...

tygerpaw
11-08-2009, 5:14 PM
I bought a camera at Costco a couple years ago. When I got home, I realized there were two cameras in the box (they had to get it from the back and brought out the shipping box, which had the camera boxes inside, they didnt realize there was more than one). I was tempted to keep it, but my wife (who is a much better person than I am :)), said "Absolutely not, you're taking that back!" I'm very glad I did, it would bother me if I hadnt. It is stealing after all.

By the way, I dont believe in Karma either. The clerk didnt even say thanks when I returned it! But it was definitely the right thing to do.

big al
11-08-2009, 5:46 PM
follow the golden rule and you'll feel goood.

nagorb
11-08-2009, 6:04 PM
Depending on the range, none I have gone to would I keep the money but from what I hear about Target masters I would definitely have to think twice, If it was Los Altos no way would I have kept the money.

freakshow10mm
11-08-2009, 6:47 PM
If you overpaid by $40 would you want the range to call you and tell you to stop in when you're in the area and get $40 back?

Sheepdog1968
11-08-2009, 6:59 PM
I would have done like you did.

asheron2
11-08-2009, 7:14 PM
For me, it depends on the range. Three times i have been charged too much, everytime on the same item:o, how can a $21 item plus tax = $29................each time i forget :o and im sure they are pocketing the extra...............so yeah i would say screw my local range.

But, if the range has never given you any problems then yes its the right thing to do and let them know of their error.

PonchoTA
11-08-2009, 7:42 PM
Ya done good!

Karma is real, either let it work for you, or against you.

:yes:

.

Lucky Scott
11-08-2009, 7:46 PM
I'd say you did the right thing in letting them know.
i want the ranges to stay in business so, we, i have someplace to shoot.

chickenfried
11-08-2009, 9:04 PM
I have to remind them I don't have a membership anymore. But that's just cause I don't want to be banned from the best bay area indoor range :p.

I've been there a few times with Jackson Arms, and I'll always tell them if they missed something at the register.

Turbinator
11-08-2009, 9:58 PM
I was at my usual range today and after coming home and looking at the receipt I noticed I wasn't charged for a few boxes of ammo I used. I called the range and made it right. To me it's just the right thing to do.

So what did they say when you called them and made right? They should comp you some free range time for the honesty. :)

Turby

Vanguard
11-08-2009, 11:53 PM
You did the right thing. I wish more people would.

hnoppenberger
11-08-2009, 11:59 PM
alot of people confuse what they think is karma with what it really is, which is God. he will take care of you now, or later- good or bad. everytime.

GW
11-09-2009, 12:00 AM
Yep, you did the right thing.
Now just forward this message to 10 friends and your fondest wish will come true

chickenfried
11-09-2009, 12:01 AM
:rolleyes:alot of people confuse what they think is karma with what it really is, which is God. he will take care of you now, or later- good or bad. everytime.

pingpong
11-09-2009, 1:25 AM
Most range ammo is not sold for much profit.

Unless that range is Targetmasters. Selling WWB they bought from the Walmart 5 miles away for double what they paid for? If they make a mistake on my invoice, I'd call that karma and let them eat it.

KI6RYC
11-09-2009, 9:38 AM
So what did they say when you called them and made right? They should comp you some free range time for the honesty. :)

Turby

They said thanks and took my CC over the phone. It would be nice if I have a free lane the next time I'm there but I'm not expecting it. What I would really like is for them to remember me as that honest guy and go the extra mile in the customer service department when I need some help with something in the future.

m1match
11-09-2009, 10:26 AM
You did the right thing. It was an honest mistake on their part.

Adrien
11-09-2009, 10:53 AM
Over the summer I was in the usual Fastrip where I get my diesel and other daily groceries (chew, Monster, sunflower seeds, etc.) and I was getting some cash out of the ATM. I did the whole process to get $40 out and the machine spat out an extra $20. I pondered it to myself, checked my receipt and ultimately got the manager and gave him the extra $20. Like many have said, my integrity isn't worth any amount.

Adrien

freakshow10mm
11-09-2009, 10:59 AM
alot of people confuse what they think is karma with what it really is, which is God. he will take care of you now, or later- good or bad. everytime.
Ya, OK.:rolleyes:

Greg-Dawg
11-09-2009, 7:40 PM
Try to live by the Golden Rule. It'll pay off.

Mickey D
11-09-2009, 7:55 PM
Well done. I would do the same.

Read my signature line. I live by it.

Jonathan Doe
11-09-2009, 8:11 PM
If you feel good about it, it is worth.;)

fr0ng
11-09-2009, 8:41 PM
No - Their loss is my gain
Diabolus, evidens83, greed647, hawk81, Henry Hill, JesusChrist, joemama, jordan870, napahunter, P08, potentate, rimmer, shooterdave, stphnman20, wksun88

LOL

Purple K
11-09-2009, 9:04 PM
Integrity is doing the right thing, even when knowone is looking.

1911su16b870
11-09-2009, 9:18 PM
Kudos to the OP for making it right. The last thing any RKBA supporter wants is a local range to go under. A range that looses a bit here, a bit there can ruin them.

SanSacto
11-09-2009, 9:21 PM
It was the right thing to do on your part...the right thing for the range to do would have been to refuse the money in order to reward you for your honesty.

GrayWolf09
11-10-2009, 12:03 AM
When I look in the mirror in the morning I want to be proud of the guy looking back at me.

G-Man WC
11-10-2009, 12:12 AM
"Always do right, this will gratify some and astonish the rest" - Mark Twain

OlderThanDirt
11-10-2009, 8:29 AM
Diabolus, evidens83, greed647, hawk81, Henry Hill, JesusChrist, joemama, jordan870, napahunter, P08, potentate, rimmer, RW Dunn, shooterdave, stphnman20, wksun88

Can the mods ban the above for having no moral compass?

chickenfried
11-10-2009, 9:10 AM
:rolleyes:

empty
11-10-2009, 10:24 AM
Right is right.

fearmonger
11-10-2009, 10:30 AM
My integrity is only worth 39.99.

Bigballaizm
11-10-2009, 10:39 AM
Do unto others as you want them to do unto you.... I TRY to remember that when I have to make a decision like that. I believe what goes around....:yes:

HUTCH 7.62
11-10-2009, 10:46 AM
You did the right thing. But I would of done it in person that way they can put a face with a name.

HUTCH 7.62
11-10-2009, 10:55 AM
You did the right thing. But I would of done it in person that way the can put a face with a name.

tenbender
11-10-2009, 12:21 PM
If we had more folks such as yourself, this grand land we call America would be much more "GRAND! This gesture speaks volumes about who and what you and your family are all about. If you have children, they are very fortunate to have a Dad with such sound ethics.

bcrich
11-10-2009, 4:28 PM
I would have just bought more ammo from them!.....atleast they got the money back!

Purple K
11-10-2009, 6:35 PM
I would have just bought more ammo from them!.....atleast they got the money back!

Wrong answer!