10 Insults Hidden on Restaurant Receipts

Did you know that (approximately, maybe) one in three overweight women who walk into a restaurant get an electronic receipt with the words "FAT GIRLS" on it? Sadly, you probably do, because this sort of thing happens all the time these days. The most recent victims were these three women in Stockton, California. And… » 12/10/12 12:00pm 12/10/12 12:00pm

Burger King Employees Fired For Printing 'F— You' On Customer's Receipt

And here I thought Burger King was the classy fast food establishment! Oh wait that's Wendy's. Anywho, two California Burger King employees were fired for printing "FUCK YOU" on a customer's receipt. Watch local reporters take the matter very seriously. » 11/18/10 6:20pm 11/18/10 6:20pm

Where's My Taxes App? [Updated]

I'm liking Thirdway.org's proposal that every taxpayer should get a detailed receipt [pdf]. But let's go further: An iPhone app that shows exactly where your tax dollars go. Punch in taxes paid; see where your money has gone. [Via] » 10/01/10 11:20am 10/01/10 11:20am

Check Your Receipts When You Exit Radio Shack

A Consumerist reader was scammed into giving a donation to Livestrong that he didn't consent to, as he found out when he got home and discovered an unauthorized donation on his receipt. » 11/25/09 6:20pm 11/25/09 6:20pm