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Old 07-25-2012, 02:48 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by GsChinadoll View Post
My husband and I own a small restaurant and recently got a debit card reader for card transactions. Cheaper for us to have customers use their card as a debit and the card never leaves the customer's hand. I am amazed at how many people still say to put it through as a credit card and don't mind if the staff wanders away with the card, I could see if they didn't have a choice, but they do.

Not that I think our staff would do anything like that but you never know.....
I have mine run as a credit card, as the machines tend to hold onto the pin numbers with each transaction.
Unless it is a local place that I know that they will get charged more with a credit card type transaction then I go debit
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