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11:03 PM on 01/31/13 
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kianacarly
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Rude customers need to gtfo. The other day, I was selling to someone and after I told her the total, I asked, "out of the five?" because she had a bunch of crumpled bills around her and I felt weird just assuming it was for me and taking it. Plus, some people are picky about their change so idk, I just did it to clarify. I mostly asked since I didn't want to be accused of stealing her money. She just said, "obviously. What a stupid question" in the rudest tone ever. idk how I smiled through that. lol, sorry you're too lazy to hand me your money yourself, or even just nudge it towards me.



I totally hold grudges and remember especially rude customers. I don't do anything nasty, I just won't be as accommodating to them. I'll do just the bare minimum of what my job requires for them, and won't go out of my way to be nice. There is no reason to be an awful person. Some people are just awful no matter how nice and gracious you are, so no use putting in the extra effort if they can't even give you respect.

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11:29 AM on 02/12/13 
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I used to work at an FYE that sold porn...
these two mentally disabled gentlemen used to come in and buy them all the time... one time they were featured on that TLC's Mall Cops: Mall of America but thats a different story...

Anyways on the 4th of July they came in and they both bought porn. As I was ringing them up, one of the guys looked me dead in the eyes and said "This is how we're going to celebrate our independence tonight" ...
03:40 PM on 02/14/13 
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I had just started my first job (working in finance, which it's important to add, i hardly know anything about (getting the job was pure luck)), and a guy came over the lady sitting at the computer next to me, and said "Alice, we have a case of a... naughty fraudy!" and he looked horrified, and he said it really seriously, and she was shocked and gasped and asked him for more information, but before she could ask, I was laughing hysterically, not understanding what was going on. It was the phrase that got me - naughty fraudy?! I laughed and got stared down, and I was so embarrassed I ran to hide in the toilets for a bit. Turns out a naughty fraudy is someone being fraudulent and in this case an awful lot of money was involved. Awkward.

This feels like nothing compared to some of the stories shared on this forum - I've had a good laugh though. People can be unreal.
05:38 PM on 02/14/13 
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I have too many "the customer was a bitch" stories to pick one, but the one experience that was the most "unique" was this couple that came in high out of their minds. They had their young daughter with them too. when they came to check out ($500 of food...) their food stamps card wouldn't work. The woman was basically passed out at the register and we couldn't get the guy to stop wandering away. My manager was afraid of them driving in their state especially with a kid, so we had the police come. After a very long conversation that made no sense (the woman was apparently tired from dental surgery...three weeks prior) the woman's grandma came and got them and their car got towed. Oh, and we had to put away all the food.
10:17 PM on 02/15/13 
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kianacarly
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I had just started my first job (working in finance, which it's important to add, i hardly know anything about (getting the job was pure luck)), and a guy came over the lady sitting at the computer next to me, and said "Alice, we have a case of a... naughty fraudy!" and he looked horrified, and he said it really seriously, and she was shocked and gasped and asked him for more information, but before she could ask, I was laughing hysterically, not understanding what was going on. It was the phrase that got me - naughty fraudy?! I laughed and got stared down, and I was so embarrassed I ran to hide in the toilets for a bit. Turns out a naughty fraudy is someone being fraudulent and in this case an awful lot of money was involved. Awkward.

This feels like nothing compared to some of the stories shared on this forum - I've had a good laugh though. People can be unreal.

How could you not laugh at that though? Even as I was reading this, I thought they were playing a joke on you or something at first since you were new. That is not a good name for something serious.
06:45 PM on 02/18/13 
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Working the overnight in a convenience store usually causes you to get some strange customers, but I really can't think of too many stories. just one time that these two guys (I assume they had to be high) came in and ordered two family sizes (which is basically a quart) of mac 'n' cheese, and we didn't even have anything close to that. watching how annoyed they got over that was pretty funny.

also, my only good story (I've told it a few times to friends):

it was about 3:00am on a Friday night/Saturday morning when this guy walks in, and our manager basically instructs us to watch any customers that come in that late to make sure they aren't stealing anything, so after about five minutes of this guy just walking around, I ask him "excuse me sir, can I help you find something?" and he comes out, dead serious and says "you guys have any fucking condoms or what?" it was so hard to keep a straight face, but I pointed him to the condoms (we keep them behind the counter, I have no idea why) and after I sell him a box, I say "have a great night," like I do to every customer, and the guy responds by saying "no worries man, I will."

I also have one more story, but it's not really that funny. it was about 5:00am on a Sunday morning and this cop walked in real quick, turns to me and goes "just to let you know, a convenience store right down the street from here was robbed at knife point and we're trying to catch him, I just wanted to let you know," AND THEN HE FUCKING LEAVES. that was a pretty worrisome two hours left until I got off my shift.
09:42 PM on 02/23/13 
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someone stole an $100 teddy bear

we chained it to a table and everything
11:49 PM on 02/23/13 
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How could you not laugh at that though? Even as I was reading this, I thought they were playing a joke on you or something at first since you were new. That is not a good name for something serious.

Hahahahah no, that is certainly not the name for something serious.
08:38 AM on 02/27/13 
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I used to teach Gymnastics for kids from 1 yr old to 14 yrs old. One saturday morning I woke up with 10 minutes to get to work, so i threw on my work clothes (which are basically gym clothes) and realized Shit i havent shaved my legs in 2 days, Well you cant SEE the hair so i should be fine. (it was july and I was NOT wearing pants) In the 3 year old class I taught this little boy who NEVER talks, he was really shy. He was my favorite kid though because he was a cuddler. He sat on my lap and started to rub my leg, then his hand froze and he put his hand in his lap and said. "Uh, Miss Tena, your legs is spikey!" Totally made my day
11:39 AM on 02/27/13 
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I am in charge of creating and maintaining the schedule and documentation for our new project worth close to $30 million for us. We have submitted close to 20 RFI's, (1 months into the work) to the client (BP) which are basically asking for clarifications on certain things that keep us from working until answered. We have a weekly meeting and have kept bringing up that they are not getting answered. Finally yesterday one of the BP managers asked why we weren't working on a certain system, we told them because of an RFI associated with it. He told the engineer of theirs to look into our RFI's. We got all 20 back today. 18 say "We need further information. Please resubmit with more details."

BP is fucking nuts.
03:15 AM on 03/02/13 
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My job? No day is the same. I hate arsey customers that come in thinking they know it all.
02:26 PM on 03/02/13 
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Working the overnight in a convenience store usually causes you to get some strange customers, but I really can't think of too many stories. just one time that these two guys (I assume they had to be high) came in and ordered two family sizes (which is basically a quart) of mac 'n' cheese, and we didn't even have anything close to that. watching how annoyed they got over that was pretty funny.

also, my only good story (I've told it a few times to friends):

it was about 3:00am on a Friday night/Saturday morning when this guy walks in, and our manager basically instructs us to watch any customers that come in that late to make sure they aren't stealing anything, so after about five minutes of this guy just walking around, I ask him "excuse me sir, can I help you find something?" and he comes out, dead serious and says "you guys have any fucking condoms or what?" it was so hard to keep a straight face, but I pointed him to the condoms (we keep them behind the counter, I have no idea why) and after I sell him a box, I say "have a great night," like I do to every customer, and the guy responds by saying "no worries man, I will."

I also have one more story, but it's not really that funny. it was about 5:00am on a Sunday morning and this cop walked in real quick, turns to me and goes "just to let you know, a convenience store right down the street from here was robbed at knife point and we're trying to catch him, I just wanted to let you know," AND THEN HE FUCKING LEAVES. that was a pretty worrisome two hours left until I got off my shift.

I live in Warminster. Do you mind if I ask where you work?
05:30 PM on 03/02/13 
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I live in Warminster. Do you mind if I ask where you work?

I work at the Wawa. But, not currently cause I'm at school.
09:28 PM on 03/04/13 
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Back when I worked for a rival sandwich company in SC, I was the closing manager. My one co-worker and I would close together 4 times a week or so. Every night that we'd close together, I'd run to the corner gas station and pick up a few 40s and we'd drink in the back.

Well one night, I pick up 2 40s and 2 of these things called "Earthquake". We drank the 40s and he bet me $10 I couldnt shotgun the earthquake (they are tallboy cans). So I took the bet, shotguned it, and ended up blacking out. The next thing I remember, I woke up in TN at my girlfriends parents house the next morning. I called my coworker and he told me this story about how i was fine and then got really drunk out of nowhere and I tried moping to front of the store and ended up somehow spilling the entire dirty mop water bucket all over the store. He said I then got really pissed, threw my store key at him, and walked out.

We never mentioned any of this to the owners.
10:51 PM on 03/04/13 
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I just get the present job for two months. not completely suitable for it. But I will try my best to do it well.



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