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  • Let me start by saying that it is never easy!

    View each queue and make mental notes as to the following:

    1. How many people are in each queue?
    2. What are their ages?
      • Older people are slower*. As the body (and mind) get older, people slow down.
    3. What are their sexes?
      • Women are slower*. Why? Most women are more cost conscience and therefore watching the price as each item is rung up (and correcting the cashier when there are mistakes).
    4. Are they married or single?
      • Check for a ring**. Married people are
    • Check for a ring**. Married people are slower*. Why? Wives make sure that their husbands are more cost conscience. (See #3.)
      I'm usually cost conscience before getting to the checkout. After which I can't remember what the price of something is. If I think it should've been cheaper (and I think it's worthwhile), I'll go check the price myself after checkout, and if I'm right, I'll bring it to customer service where you get a FULL REFUND for the item(s) (that's the policy :-). My favorite was when several pounds of meat were on sale but rang up a full price, and I wasn't sure at first if I bought the right cut. Hmm, maybe you are right though...I think on that one I did say during checkout, "Hey, if that's not on sale, I think I'll put it back".