June 13, 2018
#2006: Customer Rewards
[To the right Cueball stands in front of a sales desk, his shopping bag on the desk. Behind the desk on the left is a sales clerk wearing a peaked cap and typing on a cash register.]
Sales clerk: That will be $23.03.
Sales clerk: Also, I’ll pay you 24 cents for your last name, 35 cents for a list of your family members, 79 cents for your cell number, and $1.20 if you hand me your phone and let me scroll through your Facebook posts.
[Caption below the panel:]
Loyalty cards and rewards account offers get way weirder if you think of them as separate transactions.