Here are the top 10 “The Right Thing” posts of 2013, starting with the most viewed post of the year. Each is linked to the original article, but a short reminder of the post’s topic appears here.
- I sure can't help you (March 24) – About the challenges with her wireless phone provider’s customer service after my wife’s iPhone is stolen.
- Did you read my email? (August 4) – From the reader who believes it unethical for recipients of his regular and many emails not to acknowledge receipt.
- You look, you pay (July 28) – A store in Brisbane, Australia, charges $5 for the privilege of browsing.
- Finders not always keepers (June 16) – What’s the right thing to do when you find someone else’s cash?
- Day-old food takes on a new life (March 10) – Businesses that make a business of selling older foodstuffs at lower prices.
- Return to sender, please, return to sender already (March 17) – Just how long does it take the post office to acknowledge the former resident of your house no longer lives there?
- Like pulling teeth to settle a bill (May 26) – What’s a reasonable about of time for a medical bill to be firmly established?
- The homeless at the door (Mary 12) – A retailer has conflicted views about the homeless man who sits outside her retail establishment.
- The return of the power saw (September 1) – Was I right to return a power saw I had purchased and used after I had mostly finished the job I needed it for and it stopped working?
- Am I my neighbor's tax keeper? (January 20) – Should you turn in a neighbor you suspect is cheating on his taxes?
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