So I paid with cash, and as I was going out, the cashier handed me the receipt from when it got declined. Here it is:
Seriously?! Seriously!?!? That 5 second panic and the annoyance for me and for the cashier - and check out that decline reason:
"Could not make Ssl c"
I'm going to assume that means "Could not make an SSL connection to
That's why error messages matter. The error shouldn't have been "Declined". It should have been "Error". That would have saved us all the embarrassment, at least! (Yeah, it still would have been annoying.)
So please, consider your error messages. They matter.