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Old 01-04-2013, 12:59 AM   #21
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Interesting topic. I think the grain issue above is defintely theft. If they are assuming you are working on the "honor system" and you are knowingly deceiving them, that is theft. I will have to think in this one a bit. I'm sure i can come up with an ethical dilemna.

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Old 01-04-2013, 01:02 AM   #22
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Ok, I'll bite and I even got one that is beer related. So I have a friend who goes to Northern Brewer and Midwest and almost always buys either Golden Promise or Maris Otter as a basemalt and marks it down as regular old Rahr 2-Row which can save a bit of money especially if brewing a big beer like the 27# Barleywine he did the other week. I did it once (ok, I did it twice) and felt moderately bad about it. Ethical? Or just skimming profit off a company that makes enough and keeps money in our relatively tight pockets?
That's straight up theft.

I'll refrain from mentioning kegs...
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Old 01-04-2013, 01:02 AM   #23
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About 20 years ago I did the price tag switch. I removed the sticker off a cheap bottle of wine and placed it on an expensive bottle of scotch. Did it bug me back then? Not to much. Do I remember it now 20 years later? Yes! Wish I wouldn't have done that. Really do. People change over the years. Being YD and full of C, and naive we make mistakes. Learning from them is what makes us old and wise.

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Old 01-04-2013, 01:03 AM   #24
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You walk by a river and you see your pet dog and a complete stranger drowning. You can only save one. What's your choice?
I'd save the person of course, but for selfish reasons. My job would consider it Line of Duty if anything happened to me as long as I was attempting to save a person, the dog, not so much.
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Is it still Line of Duty if there was no person and you drowned trying to save the pooch?

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For the record, i wasn't judging the grain comment i know i've done the same thing at some point. Young and stupid.

So heres one for you. A friends wife is heavily involved in the PTA. She stores a lot of the things at her house, i.e. plastic cups, plastic ware, plates, etc. once the functions are complete and there are remaining items, she sometimes uses them. The PTA paid for the items for a specific function and these are the leftovers. Ethical or unethical?

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You walk by a river and you see your pet dog and a complete stranger drowning. You can only save one. What's your choice?
I'd save my dog because in this day and age you might still get sued for rescuing the stranger
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Ethical. She provided free storage so the PTA didn't pay for that. What little is left and not needed she can use.

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Is it still Line of Duty if there was no person and you drowned trying to save the pooch?
I'm sure my union would try, but I don't think so. Legally, pets are property.
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