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(Metro)   92-year-old man stopped from buying vodka because he did not: A) Have enough money. B) Wrong time of day. C) Have ID proving he was of age   (metro.co.uk ) divider line
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2013-11-26 02:13:34 PM  
PSA: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button was not a documentary.
 
2013-11-26 02:13:36 PM  
Wow that's some major league typo fail right there
 
2013-11-26 02:14:22 PM  
You not having an ID isn't worth the cashier losing their job.
 
2013-11-26 02:14:50 PM  
Some stores have strict rules about asking a certain number of customers regardless of appearance and that they must see some form of ID once they have asked, or no sale.  Me, I'd just go with a strict policy of "hiring people with half a brain," but I guess that's just me.
 
2013-11-26 02:15:43 PM  
I know, I know!

B - he did not have wrong time of day.

Where's my prize
 
2013-11-26 02:15:50 PM  
It's not silly. My niece does Hollywood makeup and can easily make you look 92. Now if she could only make me look 22.
 
2013-11-26 02:16:21 PM  
The cashier was trying to prevent someone from buying Smirnoff.
 
2013-11-26 02:16:33 PM  

Macinfarker: Wow that's some major league typo fail right there


The headline reads like the "all your base are belong to us" meme. Drink a few today, subby?
 
2013-11-26 02:17:13 PM  
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2013-11-26 02:17:44 PM  

Macinfarker: Wow that's some major league typo fail right there


Smitty doesn't call it "vodak", so that's a fail in my book.
 
2013-11-26 02:17:47 PM  
If they've been busted enough times by undercovers for not requesting ID or for selling to minors, then I totally understand the 100% ID policy.
 
2013-11-26 02:18:59 PM  
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2013-11-26 02:20:12 PM  
A liquor store near me has a sign that says "We don't care if you look 100.  No ID, no sale."  Apparently, the local PD/LCB likes to take 20 year olds, give them makeup to look as old as possible, then act like they forgot their IDs, and throw tantrums to see if they can get the minimum wage clerks to sell.  It's a policy to protect themselves.  Does it seem stupid?  Yes, it does.  Is it probably necessary?  Yup.
 
2013-11-26 02:22:32 PM  
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2013-11-26 02:22:41 PM  
I know Tennessee doesn't give two shiats if you're Abe farking Vigoda, they will card you, state law. Of course it's not a cute flirty way to flatter a cougar, though, which is a shame.
 
2013-11-26 02:22:48 PM  

Highroller48: PSA: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button was not a documentary.


Try telling that to Mork...

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2013-11-26 02:26:15 PM  
Yeah, the kid doesn't want to lose his job, and he's been told he's required to card his own grandmother.
 
2013-11-26 02:27:11 PM  
I had a friend who refused to sell cigarettes to someone who was clearly over 40 years old because the client lived out of province and the ID he provided was his out of province driver's license, which is apparently not a valid form of ID. The client asked to speak to the manager who proceeded to ream out my friend and told him to sell the cigarettes or he would be fired. He decided it was more important to keep his job, so he sold the customer the cigarettes.
 
2013-11-26 02:27:24 PM  
I've had to do that before when bartending. Texas is strict about its liquor laws and TABC doesn't care how old someone is; they still need an ID, no exceptions. Obvious tag should have beaten Silly this time.
 
2013-11-26 02:28:13 PM  
Actually, the article says the cashier was doing it as a joke. So, separately, I hope she gets fired for being an asshole to her customers.
 
2013-11-26 02:30:36 PM  
The old man should have dropped his trousers. When the clerk saw the old guy's nuts at kneecap level, that would have proven Grandpa's age.
 
2013-11-26 02:32:13 PM  
Unimpressed:

www.thelostogle.com
 
2013-11-26 02:36:26 PM  

Mazzic518: You not having an ID isn't worth the cashier losing their job.


correct
 
2013-11-26 02:38:29 PM  

Hip Flask: I've had to do that before when bartending. Texas is strict about its liquor laws and TABC doesn't care how old someone is; they still need an ID, no exceptions. Obvious tag should have beaten Silly this time.


I lived in Austin for a short time and some liquor stores wouldn't even take our real out-of-state IDs.
 
2013-11-26 02:48:39 PM  
Wegman's cards everyone no matter how old you may appear to be. That's the company policy and a clerk can be fired for selling alcohol without checking id's. Doesn't matter if you are 21 or 81, you're getting carded.
 
2013-11-26 02:50:13 PM  
I was forced to show an ID last year, and I am 65.

I asked the woman if they gave her an operation to make her so stupid.
 
2013-11-26 02:52:26 PM  

Mazzic518: You not having an ID isn't worth the cashier losing their job.


And being barred from similar jobs in the foreseeable future (depending on where you live).  I know here in Maine, they are *very* anal about liquor sale laws.
 
2013-11-26 02:53:25 PM  

olddinosaur: I was forced to show an ID last year, and I am 65.

I asked the woman if they gave her an operation to make her so stupid.


How, graceful of you.
 
2013-11-26 02:57:31 PM  

olddinosaur: I was forced to show an ID last year, and I am 65.

I asked the woman if they gave her an operation to make her so stupid.


My partner works at a wine store where they make her card literally everyone, and people like you make her day shiat. fark you, asshole. I can't wait for your stupid, entitled generation to farking crumble into dust already. Every day she comes home with worse and worse anxiety from all the farking boomers who abuse her over a policy she has to enforce or be fired.
fark you
fark you
fark YOU
 
2013-11-26 02:59:04 PM  
They wouldn't sell him any at Wegman's, either. Bad cashier if the store doesn't have a 100% proofing policy and she did it as a joke to be a twat.
 
2013-11-26 02:59:45 PM  
I don't always vodka, but when I do, I don't wrong time of day.
 
2013-11-26 03:00:26 PM  

Fell In Love With a Chair: I can't wait for your stupid, entitled generation to farking crumble into dust already


How cute that you think your generation won't be the same way when you're crusty old farts.
 
2013-11-26 03:01:03 PM  

nekom: I don't wrong time of day.


There's no wrong time of day for vodkaing
 
2013-11-26 03:01:16 PM  

Fell In Love With a Chair: olddinosaur: I was forced to show an ID last year, and I am 65.

I asked the woman if they gave her an operation to make her so stupid.

My partner works at a wine store where they make her card literally everyone, and people like you make her day shiat. fark you, asshole. I can't wait for your stupid, entitled generation to farking crumble into dust already. Every day she comes home with worse and worse anxiety from all the farking boomers who abuse her over a policy she has to enforce or be fired.
fark you
fark you
fark YOU


More like the WHINE store, am I right?
 
2013-11-26 03:06:22 PM  

Sin_City_Superhero: Fell In Love With a Chair: olddinosaur: I was forced to show an ID last year, and I am 65.

I asked the woman if they gave her an operation to make her so stupid.

My partner works at a wine store where they make her card literally everyone, and people like you make her day shiat. fark you, asshole. I can't wait for your stupid, entitled generation to farking crumble into dust already. Every day she comes home with worse and worse anxiety from all the farking boomers who abuse her over a policy she has to enforce or be fired.
fark you
fark you
fark YOU

More like the WHINE store, am I right?


All day long, the seniors come in and treat her like shiat, I've seen it myself. It's that same farking attitude that asshole I quoted displayed. I beg her to quit but we need the money and her new job doesn't start till January. fark people who go out of their way to be nasty to clerks! Why would you defend that?
 
2013-11-26 03:06:41 PM  

olddinosaur: I was forced to show an ID last year, and I am 65.

I asked the woman if they gave her an operation to make her so stupid.


Did you get an operation to become a jackass?

It's her job. You think she wants to spend more time with a mean old man? No, but she also doesn't want to get fired.

you don't like it, then your generation shouldn't have voted for drinking laws.
 
2013-11-26 03:08:07 PM  

flucto: Fell In Love With a Chair: I can't wait for your stupid, entitled generation to farking crumble into dust already

How cute that you think your generation won't be the same way when you're crusty old farts.


I'm talking about here and now, and they way they treat folks. It's rich old farkers from Folsom, CA, and if you saw how they treated people, you'd have enough second hand embarrassment and rage to last a lifetime too.
 
2013-11-26 03:08:28 PM  
I, for one, welcome our entitled jackass olddinosaur overlords.
 
2013-11-26 03:09:22 PM  

flucto: Fell In Love With a Chair: I can't wait for your stupid, entitled generation to farking crumble into dust already

How cute that you think your generation won't be the same way when you're crusty old farts.


Funny thing about being high-functioning autistic; you end up speaking with people much older and more mature as you grow, since you're just too farking weird for your peers to handle.

Old people can be crotchety, because it really sucks getting old after 50-60.

/actually respected her elders
 
2013-11-26 03:11:51 PM  

Fell In Love With a Chair: I'm talking about here and now, and they way they treat folks. It's rich old farkers from Folsom, CA, and if you saw how they treated people, you'd have enough second hand embarrassment and rage to last a lifetime too.


No shortage of rude people in any category, ethnic group or demographic. True they feel more and more entitled to speak their mind as they get older but it's not worth trying to defend the argument that some generations have fewer dickwads than others.
 
2013-11-26 03:11:58 PM  
For gods' sake subby. Jesus farking christ. This headline is a horrific nightmare. If you cannot detect the issue with this grammatical abortion then you are beyond hope:

"stopped from buying vodka 'because he did not. Wrong time of day."

I have never seen a series of characters and thought "yup, definitely aneurysm" until this moment. Please never write a sentence on a public forum ever again. Thank you.
 
2013-11-26 03:14:55 PM  

flucto: Fell In Love With a Chair: I'm talking about here and now, and they way they treat folks. It's rich old farkers from Folsom, CA, and if you saw how they treated people, you'd have enough second hand embarrassment and rage to last a lifetime too.

No shortage of rude people in any category, ethnic group or demographic. True they feel more and more entitled to speak their mind as they get older but it's not worth trying to defend the argument that some generations have fewer dickwads than others.


I'd be tempted to agree but she used to work at a buffet at Universal Studios and says she didn't receive half as much as the abuse as the older folks who live near her store give her. Ymmv, of course. I just want to protect someone I love, and watching her get worse and worse everyday is eating me alive.
 
2013-11-26 03:18:49 PM  
Much older does not imply more mature.  There's a difference between crotchety and rude.  Respect is earned by behavior.  Being an jerk to a sales person who is required to follow rules or risks losing their job is symptomatic of idiocy.
 
2013-11-26 03:25:18 PM  
CSB
I was in O'Hare on a long layover, having a burger and a beer at the bar in a Chilis or Fridays or some such.  I was about 30 and got carded, but I look young, so no big deal.

Then an old man - 75 if he's a day - walks up to the bar and asks for a Christian Brothers Brandy.  The bartender carded him too.  So I figure they are on 100% ID checks - franchisee policy, or they got busted, or who knows what.

A few minutes later, a proto-cougar in her early 40s sits at the bar and orders a glass of wine.  Bartender cards her.  When he turned around to pour the drink, she swelled up with pride at the thought that the bartender was flirting with her - adjusted her cleavage, fluffed her hair, the works.  I didn't have the heart to burst her bubble.

/CSB
 
2013-11-26 03:27:55 PM  

devildog123: A liquor store near me has a sign that says "We don't care if you look 100.  No ID, no sale."  Apparently, the local PD/LCB likes to take 20 year olds, give them makeup to look as old as possible, then act like they forgot their IDs, and throw tantrums to see if they can get the minimum wage clerks to sell.  It's a policy to protect themselves.  Does it seem stupid?  Yes, it does.  Is it probably necessary?  Yup.


If the police are looking for a 100% foolproof way to eliminate a certain number of instances of minors trying to buy alcohol, a good place to start might be to stop sending them into stores to do just that.
 
2013-11-26 03:27:59 PM  

Archimedes' Principal: The old man should have dropped his trousers. When the clerk saw the old guy's nuts at kneecap level, that would have proven Grandpa's age.


QA-like typing detected.
 
2013-11-26 03:30:59 PM  
One of the joys of working for my dad at a tourist trap was that one day I was working really hard to help make one of our customers enjoy their experience catching fish.  I helped his kids take the fish off the hooks, and taught them how to fish, cleaned the fish, and got ready to wrap up.  My dad came down to see how things were going.  The old, and obviously wealthy, Grandpa decided to try to haggle the price.

My dad lost his mind.  "We take pride in provided a great experience and a wonderful product.  Get the "fark" off my property, we will keep your fish."  The old guy was taken aback.  My dad continued to curse at him until he had driven away.  My Dad's temper is a force of nature.

I've never felt obligated to treat anyone with respect to to their station in life.
 
2013-11-26 03:33:10 PM  
Yeah, rules are rules, blah blah. But -- I have no sympathy or tolerance for some paranoid fugitive from public school administration treat me me like some criminal. Oh, and makeup? If I were indeed under 21, and had the talent and chops to make myself look like I'm 63 (which I am) you better believe I'd put those skills to better use than trying to pull one over on some double digit IQ store manager to buy a 6 pack of Saranac.
 
2013-11-26 03:43:40 PM  

Fell In Love With a Chair: I just want to protect someone I love


Maybe she's not built this way, but could she learn to care less? Maybe a quick stint in a pizza joint in the Bronx would help.
 
2013-11-26 03:45:18 PM  
DV1976, the rules exist because liquor stores can lose their license to sell alcohol, but if one of the benefits is that you get to piss off some old crotchety fool, all the better.
 
2013-11-26 03:45:26 PM  
56 years old, and I still get carded once or twice a year.    In my case, it clearly has nothing to do with the law or store policy.  To me it just seems like a low-paid asshole doing their bit to hassle a brother.  I would also add that the more "relaxed" my attire,the more likely it seems I'll get carded.
 
2013-11-26 03:45:33 PM  
What if he had just been a nine year old with progeria?
 
2013-11-26 03:45:35 PM  
Damn you Brits pay a lot for our cheap booze. That is a ~$12usd bottle of vodak. You can get grey goose for that price.
 
2013-11-26 03:56:09 PM  
Tough shiat. Show your ID. Why discriminate against the young?
 
2013-11-26 03:56:18 PM  

Fell In Love With a Chair: flucto: Fell In Love With a Chair: I'm talking about here and now, and they way they treat folks. It's rich old farkers from Folsom, CA, and if you saw how they treated people, you'd have enough second hand embarrassment and rage to last a lifetime too.

No shortage of rude people in any category, ethnic group or demographic. True they feel more and more entitled to speak their mind as they get older but it's not worth trying to defend the argument that some generations have fewer dickwads than others.

I'd be tempted to agree but she used to work at a buffet at Universal Studios and says she didn't receive half as much as the abuse as the older folks who live near her store give her. Ymmv, of course. I just want to protect someone I love, and watching her get worse and worse everyday is eating me alive.


Just speaking for myself, I would be indignant at being checked out by a chair. Even if it was a talking chair.
 
2013-11-26 03:56:30 PM  
Store policy is policy. If I was told to card EVERYONE, no matter what their age appeared to be, I would do it. If it takes you more than 15 seconds (I'm being way generous here) to produce an ID, you fail. And if you are having a bad day, there is no need to take it out on the poor hapless wage slave. Escalate that shiat to a manager if you have a problem. There are a few exceptions I would make however.

Now if this girl was indeed doing it as a joke, as her manager (now) claims, then she needs to be reprimanded.
 
2013-11-26 03:57:00 PM  
Also, greatest generation of entitled assholes... amirite?
 
2013-11-26 03:59:10 PM  

Fell In Love With a Chair: Sin_City_Superhero: Fell In Love With a Chair: olddinosaur: I was forced to show an ID last year, and I am 65.

I asked the woman if they gave her an operation to make her so stupid.

My partner works at a wine store where they make her card literally everyone, and people like you make her day shiat. fark you, asshole. I can't wait for your stupid, entitled generation to farking crumble into dust already. Every day she comes home with worse and worse anxiety from all the farking boomers who abuse her over a policy she has to enforce or be fired.
fark you
fark you
fark YOU

More like the WHINE store, am I right?

All day long, the seniors come in and treat her like shiat, I've seen it myself. It's that same farking attitude that asshole I quoted displayed. I beg her to quit but we need the money and her new job doesn't start till January. fark people who go out of their way to be nasty to clerks! Why would you defend that?


I wasn't defending anything. Just asking if you want some cheese to go with your whine.
 
2013-11-26 04:24:58 PM  

DV1976: you better believe I'd put those skills to better use than trying to pull one over on some double digit IQ store manager to buy a 6 pack of Saranac


I don't know... Saranac is really good beer...
 
2013-11-26 04:39:30 PM  
I get carded buying alchold now and then, and I don't mind because I can understand where they might have a "card everyone" policy.  It would be easy for someone to use makeup and such to make themselves look old, and that could lead to a big fine for the store or the clerk. Many of the bars in this are have you swipe your drivers license in order to go into the bar at all, which is odd to me, but I don't really mind.

The last time I was carded that pissed me off, I was around 47 or 48, at a grocery store.  And I wasn't buying alcohol or tobacco, just groceries.  They wanted my ID, and I told them "I'm not buying alcohol or tobacco, so you don't need my ID".  They told me it was because I was buying a cigarette lighter.  To this day, I haven't ever heard of that being illegal to sell to anyone, even after I went looking around.  I think they just like to track exactly what you buy and who you are.  I told them to keep their lighter and I'd take the rest of the stuff.  That was at a Target.  I don't think I've been to a Target since then.  You want to make up stupid "Let me see your ID" rules over a lighter, and have a 16 year old kid enforce it on a middle aged man? And then lie about how there is a law? Sure, go ahead, but I can do business other places.
 
2013-11-26 04:43:47 PM  
The Liquor Store is open 24-hours a day. Everyday.
Yeah, and there's no fool wearing a little badge saying "We I.D. under 25".
If they I.D. you and you're old enough to buy, then you get it FREE!

That's Mojo-World!

/That's how it should be...
//but THINK OF THE CHILDREN! OMG!
 
2013-11-26 05:00:01 PM  

trippdogg: 56 years old, and I still get carded once or twice a year.    In my case, it clearly has nothing to do with the law or store policy.  To me it just seems like a low-paid asshole doing their bit to hassle a brother.  I would also add that the more "relaxed" my attire,the more likely it seems I'll get carded.


To be fair, all you (56-year-old) people look alike to me.

/I keed!
//41 and never get asked for ID anymore.
 
2013-11-26 05:18:00 PM  

Snuffybud: Wegman's cards everyone no matter how old you may appear to be. That's the company policy and a clerk can be fired for selling alcohol without checking id's. Doesn't matter if you are 21 or 81, you're getting carded.

Pick N Save has the same policy. It takes the uncertainty out of deciding who to ask. The cashiers do have a way to override the system and will sneak the occasional customer through who forgot and is obviously of age.
 
2013-11-26 05:22:20 PM  
I work at a bar where we have to ID everyone. I don't understand why people get so annoyed about it. How hard is it to pull out an ID?
 
2013-11-26 05:24:44 PM  

Tachypnea: I had a friend who refused to sell cigarettes to someone who was clearly over 40 years old because the client lived out of province and the ID he provided was his out of province driver's license, which is apparently not a valid form of ID. The client asked to speak to the manager who proceeded to ream out my friend and told him to sell the cigarettes or he would be fired. He decided it was more important to keep his job, so he sold the customer the cigarettes.


Your friend is probably an idiot. An out-of-province license is good enough to let you drive out-of-province. It's possible there's some stupid rule that says even though it's legal to drive with it's not legal to buy cigs with, but I doubt it.

For a while my local Safeway in WA would mercilessly card us. Once my wife and I were buying groceries together and they refused to sell us wine because we were clearly together and only one of us had ID, even though we were regulars and they knew us by sight. But that was a few years ago and they've stopped doing all that. Now when I buy alcohol at the self-checkout the person comes over and just enters a random birthdate without ever asking for ID.
 
2013-11-26 05:28:47 PM  

Fell In Love With a Chair: olddinosaur: I was forced to show an ID last year, and I am 65.

I asked the woman if they gave her an operation to make her so stupid.

My partner works at a wine store where they make her card literally everyone, and people like you make her day shiat. fark you, asshole. I can't wait for your stupid, entitled generation to farking crumble into dust already. Every day she comes home with worse and worse anxiety from all the farking boomers who abuse her over a policy she has to enforce or be fired.
fark you
fark you
fark YOU


I work retail, and the boomers are easily the most awful people to deal with. There are certainly exceptions, but many of them are unrepentant assholes. Terrible people to deal with.
 
2013-11-26 05:33:16 PM  
Sounds to me like a 92 year old man took a joke the wrong way and got a grump on. I can't help thinking if a young guy on the checkout said the same thing to an old lady there would be a lot more giggling and less of a story.
 
2013-11-26 05:38:45 PM  

SirGeorgeBurkelwitzIII: Fell In Love With a Chair: olddinosaur: I was forced to show an ID last year, and I am 65.

I asked the woman if they gave her an operation to make her so stupid.

My partner works at a wine store where they make her card literally everyone, and people like you make her day shiat. fark you, asshole. I can't wait for your stupid, entitled generation to farking crumble into dust already. Every day she comes home with worse and worse anxiety from all the farking boomers who abuse her over a policy she has to enforce or be fired.
fark you
fark you
fark YOU

I work retail, and the boomers are easily the most awful people to deal with. There are certainly exceptions, but many of them are unrepentant assholes. Terrible people to deal with.


Reading what I said, I certainly said it poorly. Most boomers are alright, many of them downright cool. But if you have a bad customer, 9 out of 10 times, it's gonna be someone from that generation. And when it is, they are truly nasty people to deal with.
 
2013-11-26 06:24:38 PM  
Blatantly false fark headlines are super funny and interesting.
 
2013-11-26 06:39:28 PM  
I know when I am in New Mexico on holiday, when I drop into the local supermarket to pick up some beer, I am carded (and I am 50 and going grey). Surprised the hell out of me first time and now I make sure I take my licence on holiday, cos I don't usually drive in the States. The law is the law and if the law says you must be, then you must be.

Some people make a hobby of being outraged.

The end.
 
2013-11-26 08:25:24 PM  
When I used to bartend, if I asked you for ID and you didn't have it, I did not serve you alcohol. Does not matter how old you actually are, once I asked, I had to see it. I had 2 ladies come in, they both order margaritas. The looked about 29/30, but I still asked for ID. Better safe than sorry. The one girl got hers out no problem. The other threw an ever lovin' fit because she did not have hers. Her friend then told  her, that's ok I will just buy 2 drinks. I told her that I now could not serve her either and she understood. The other girl went off, like that was going to make me serve her a drink now. I told her that her lack of planning and not bringing her ID was not my problem and that my job was worth more than that. She did not like that at all.
 
2013-11-26 08:46:55 PM  
Grumpy old fart is grumpy!
 
2013-11-26 09:14:45 PM  
"I forgot my ID."
"And you drove here?"
"Yeah, so I have to drive back..."
"One moment while I call the police, as you're driving without a license..."
 
2013-11-26 09:30:13 PM  
for when common sense needs to be spelt out

www.rhythmandbooze.co.uk
 
2013-11-27 09:32:04 AM  

Jument: Tachypnea: I had a friend who refused to sell cigarettes to someone who was clearly over 40 years old because the client lived out of province and the ID he provided was his out of province driver's license, which is apparently not a valid form of ID. The client asked to speak to the manager who proceeded to ream out my friend and told him to sell the cigarettes or he would be fired. He decided it was more important to keep his job, so he sold the customer the cigarettes.

Your friend is probably an idiot. An out-of-province license is good enough to let you drive out-of-province. It's possible there's some stupid rule that says even though it's legal to drive with it's not legal to buy cigs with, but I doubt it.


It's just store policy at some places.

If it's a store located near a large university, there are going to be people with IDs from all over the country, and I wouldn't expect a cashier/clerk to memorize the security features on IDs from all states, for example.
 
2013-11-27 09:37:01 AM  

icam: Jument: Tachypnea: I had a friend who refused to sell cigarettes to someone who was clearly over 40 years old because the client lived out of province and the ID he provided was his out of province driver's license, which is apparently not a valid form of ID. The client asked to speak to the manager who proceeded to ream out my friend and told him to sell the cigarettes or he would be fired. He decided it was more important to keep his job, so he sold the customer the cigarettes.

Your friend is probably an idiot. An out-of-province license is good enough to let you drive out-of-province. It's possible there's some stupid rule that says even though it's legal to drive with it's not legal to buy cigs with, but I doubt it.

It's just store policy at some places.

If it's a store located near a large university, there are going to be people with IDs from all over the country, and I wouldn't expect a cashier/clerk to memorize the security features on IDs from all states, for example.


nyulocal.com
 
2013-11-27 09:44:06 AM  

Securitywyrm: "I forgot my ID."
"And you drove here?"
"Yeah, so I have to drive back..."
"One moment while I call the police, as you're driving without a license..."


I am going to call B.S. on that.  You have 24 hours to produce your  license and proof of insurance.  At least in the state of Ohio.

If I don't have ID, and they won't let me drink...big deal, I can handle it.

/been stopped with no license on my person...nothing happened.  LEO said I should have it with me at all times in a car but I was not fined or penalized because of it.

//besides LEO can run your plates and get a pic, address, and how much you weigh so...
 
2013-11-27 07:21:31 PM  

jackandwater: Securitywyrm: "I forgot my ID."
"And you drove here?"
"Yeah, so I have to drive back..."
"One moment while I call the police, as you're driving without a license..."

I am going to call B.S. on that.  You have 24 hours to produce your  license and proof of insurance.  At least in the state of Ohio.

If I don't have ID, and they won't let me drink...big deal, I can handle it.

/been stopped with no license on my person...nothing happened.  LEO said I should have it with me at all times in a car but I was not fined or penalized because of it.

//besides LEO can run your plates and get a pic, address, and how much you weigh so...


Yeah but it works great on scaring away dumb kids who are trying to bullshiat that they just forgot their ID.
 
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