All drinks are one dollar. Please abide by the honor system.
Which, for the uninformed, is actually code for:
Because I refuse to believe that anyone would incorporate the honor system into their business model, I don’t think the guy running that stand was serious. Maybe he’s performing a sociological experiment where the free drinks trigger some kind of booby trap.
You grab a bottle…look around….nothing. You walk away, seemingly unscathed….
…that is, until eighty Aztec warriors come out of nowhere to chase you down F Street, spears in hand.
As an arrow flies past your right shoulder, you smack your hand against your forehead and yell: “Oh, abandoned drink stand guy, you have given me my just desserts! Never again will I pilfer a Snapple!”