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  • Petworther

    Well it solves the stick up problem.

  • rob

    cash doesn’t go missing when you restrict transactions to plastic

  • anon

    Maybe the part of the machine that tells them how much change to give back is broken – I’m always amazed at how many cashiers don’t seem to have the skill to figure that out on their own anymore.

  • anonymouse_dianne

    There was a piece on the news recently that some small stores in downtown were going cashless because of robberies.

    • NJ

      a small business I work for was considering this, only having card transaction means no cash on premises and makes it safer for employees closing and opening

      • AJ

        But isn’t it the same like if you go out, make sure you have cash on you so if you do get mugged they’re likelier to believe $20 is all you have as opposed to nothing?

        So if you say we don’t have cash in the store they may not exactly believe you and become more aggressive etc?

  • skj84

    Maybe they didn’t get thier bank?

  • Allyson

    Maybe they’re trying to minimize theft? The Jettie’s in Penn Quarter permanently stopped accepting cash for that very reason.

  • Luddite

    Surfside doesn’t take cash either. Annoying to me. Cash is still legal tender. Debit cards are too easy to steal from and I don’t like using credit for day-to-day living expenses.

    • FridayGirl

      +1. Went to Surfside once. Great quesadilla but hated that cash wasn’t an option.

  • mvexplorer

    Things I learned today: there is a Red Robin downtown.

  • Alex

    The Sweetgreen in Navy Yard is cashless now, for the last month or so. They only accept cards & payment via the app.

  • overonhst

    I’ll tell you what else is usually the other way around — a makeshift sign that has no misspellings.


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