Today on lunch, went down to the cafteria of my office building, and overheard a lady talking to what I assume was the manager about the cafeteria's ATM.
Apparently, this woman swiped her card and went to take out cash. The ATM, as most non-bank ones do, stated there was a $1.95 charge, and was offered the choice as to whether or not to accept it. This lady did not want to pay the fee.
However, she was absolutely stupified as to why the ATM kept cancelling her transaction as soon as she declined to pay the fee.
Mgr: Ma'am, you have to accept that fee in order to withdraw cash?
SC: Why should I have to? YOUR machine gave me the option.
Mgr: Ma'am, if the fee was optional, why in the world would anyone ever accept?
SC: That's what I want to know!!