CVS Customer Gets 6-Foot Receipt After Buying Three Items
CVS ExtraCare is too extra for us.
In case you don't know, ExtraCare is the CVS customer loyalty program that offers discounts with the use of a CVS card when you check out. It sounds simple and easy, but its coupon benefits can sometimes get a little out of hand. Twitter user Emma Keane found as much when she received a nearly 6-foot-long receipt after purchasing 3 items a few weeks ago.
Some personal news: CVS gave me a 5’8” receipt today pic.twitter.com/75dPvFQvDK— Emma Keane (@eckeane) October 3, 2018
Yeah, that's exactly 5'8" (1.72 meters) of receipt paper, all of which will probably just end up in the trash. Many people use their ExtraCare card to get immediate in-store discounts but never even look at the receipt coupons, which seem to randomly come out the length of a phone or a football field. It's checkout roulette! (No one gets shot, obviously, they just get a wad of paper that won't fit in their pocket.)
Keane managed to find a use for her ginormous receipt quickly enough, at least. It's been taped up in her office to use as a height chart for the team. Clever girl.
Quick update: nothing builds team camaraderie like the ole CVS receipt measuring stick pic.twitter.com/LR7qUkK4Wa— Emma Keane (@eckeane) October 11, 2018
What would you do with a receipt that long (besides just throwing it away)?
Keane is just relieved that all this online attention is for something so innocent.
I’m honestly just grateful/surprised my 15 minutes aren’t about something more embarrassing https://t.co/9sb2QcItz3— Emma Keane (@eckeane) November 2, 2018
In doing a little snooping for this article, your friends at FML have actually discovered a real solution. It's news to us at least! Apparently CVS is now offering paperless receipts / coupons for ExtraCare customers via a rewards app for iOS and Android. No more crumple baseballs of receipt paper in our bags and pockets, guys!
We're living in the future, but it's fun to laugh at the past.
The bonus pic nobody wanted but I’m giving anyway! pic.twitter.com/HUKzT1fZIf— Emma Keane (@eckeane) November 5, 2018
Ok we love her.