I FORGOT MY WALLET: A STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO STUPIDITY
Yes this really just happened. Yes I had to go back to pay.
- 1.Go to Trader Joe's to buy those yummy jarred cherries for the tart your making for your daughter for her birthday.
- 2.Put ten more things in your cart because hey! Berries are on sale!
- 3.Realize at the checkout that you forgot your wallet.
- 4.Feel a white hot searing embarrassment for a moment.
- 5.Ask if they accept mobile payments.
- 6."You mean Apple Pay? Yes we do!"
- 7.Feel a momentary schadenfreude at the rage this reply would induce in your fandroid friends.
- 8.Feel a deeper relief that you dodged an embarrassing bullet. Pay for groceries with your iPhone with swagger.
- 9.Leave parking lot.
- 10.Text your wife: "On my way back. Do you need anything?"
- 11.Obligingly go to QT to get her a diet coke.
- 12.[You guys can probably guess what happened next. Note: QT does not accept mobile payments.]