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    I'd like to sound good and say I'd hand it in, but I'd probably keep it

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    I would not touch it.
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    It's such an insignificant amount of money that I would probably keep it. If I dropped £20 on the street I'd expect whoever found it to keep it...
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    It's a note. The owner most likely wouldn't get it back ever. I'd keep it.

    Completely different from if it was a wallet, phone, USB stick etc etc in which case I would hand it in or 'trace' the person from the item and contact him/her.
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    (Original post by Stinkum)
    I would not touch it.
    Why not?
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    I'd devote the rest of my life to find the person who dropped it and return it to him.
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    Defo keep it, unless it was tied to a wire or something.
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    I'd keep it and not feel even a single bit guilty about it.
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    (Original post by Armadillo)
    Why not?
    I don't need a £20 note that's lying on the ground in the street. I wouldn't give it a second look.

    It's not a wise idea to pick something up that you find on the ground, no matter what that thing is.

    If I found a £20 note dropped inside a room or within a building, I might take the opportunity (the operative word here being 'might') to hand it in to security personnel. Otherwise, I would ignore it. It's not worth the potential trouble that it may cause.
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    (Original post by Stinkum)
    I don't need a £20 note that's lying on the ground in the street. I wouldn't give it a second look.

    It's not a wise idea to pick something up that you find on the ground, no matter what that thing is.

    If I found a £20 note dropped inside a room or within a building, I might take the opportunity (the operative word here being 'might') to hand it in to security personnel. Otherwise, I would ignore it. It's not worth the potential trouble that it may cause.
    Have you been in a situation in the past where picking up a valuable item caused trouble?
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    I'd definitely pick it up if it's just loose change. If it was a wallet I'd hand it in to the police. If it was loads of money I wouldn't touch it. That's either for a hidden camera show or it's drug money.
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    (Original post by Stinkum)
    If I found a £20 note dropped inside a room or within a building, I might take the opportunity (the operative word here being 'might') to hand it in to security personnel. Otherwise, I would ignore it. It's not worth the potential trouble that it may cause.
    Can you give us examples of 'potential trouble'? Please tell me they involve drugs and gangsters.
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    A larger sum of money would be more ideal for this question, no one on earth is going to a police station to return £20, that is comical
 
 
 
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