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“Fingerprint, please.” The cashier held out the scanner. I hesitated. I only had ten fingers—what if they got hacked?

“Don’t worry. Nowadays it’s easy to replace a fingerprint. Painless, too. But expensive for us if there’s a breach; you should see our insurance premiums! So it pays for us to keep good security.”

I relaxed and placed my finger on the scanner. At least they weren’t using facial recognition like the place across the road. Imagine what their premiums must be like!

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Chinwag Social

Consider this a friendly, local pub. Make yourself at home, bring your friends, have a good time! Meet new people, have a laugh, enjoy the ambience, and the Oxford commas.