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    Weekend Roundup: Customers To The Rescue!

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    Introducing Weekend Roundups: each week, we’ll be featuring some of our favorite stories from the Not Always Right archives.

    Customers To The Rescue! This week, we share five stories that show customers aren’t all bad–in fact, some are downright heroic!

    1. He Fought The Law, And The Law Won:
      Don’t pretend to be a lawyer…especially if Ally McBeal is standing behind you.
    2. Fighting Fire With Fire:
      What’s better than a knight in shining armor? Try eight of them.
    3. We Need One Of These In Every Store:
      An abusive customer learns how getting picked on feels, UFC-fighter style.
    4. Retail Defender, AntiCheapskate Edition:
      A foul-mouthed cheapskate gets exactly what he paid for.
    5. We Need One OF These In Every Store, Part 3:
      An impatient customer learns that pulling the racism card can be a big mistake.

    Weekend Roundup: Kids Say The Awesomest Things

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    Introducing Weekend Roundups: each week, we’ll be featuring some of our favorite stories from the Not Always Right archives.

    Kids Say The Awesomest Things! This week, we share five stories that show that kids are not only our best customers, but can be an employee’s best friend!

    1. Ah, Children:
      A misbehaving customer gets put in the time-out corner…by a toddler.
    2. They Swim Where The Sun Doesn’t Shine:
      When Blade meets The Little Mermaid, awesome ensues.
    3. Making A Hug(e) Difference:
      Every store needs a kid like this…seriously, can Not Always Right adopt this boy?
    4. Vocabulary, Meet Veracity:
      Proof that kids hear everything parents say.
    5. They Grow Up Too Fast:
      When the rubber hits the road, Ultimate Driving Machines come in all sizes.

    Weekend Roundup: Tech Support Classics

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    Introducing Weekend Roundups: each week, we’ll be featuring some of our favorite stories from the Not Always Right archives.

    Tech Support Classics! This week, we share five stories that reveal the trials, tribulations, and terrors that technical support employees endure daily.

    1. DE TING, DE TING!!!:
      Problem: Video is blue and blue on “the thing.” You know…DE TING!!!
    2. Accountants And Their Blue Tape:
      That’s right, kids! You too can click “Next” to discover the not-so-savory nether regions of your hard drive!
    3. Quantity Does Not Equal Quality:
      When in doubt, just keep inserting.
    4. Guardian Of The Tubes And Protector Of The Google:
      I CAN HAZ LORD LOLCATS NAO!
    5. His Repair Method Doesn’t Hold Water:
      For this customer, DIY stands for “Drown It Yourself.”

    Weekend Roundup: Don’t Mess With Employees

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    Introducing Weekend Roundups: each week, we’ll be featuring some of our favorite stories from the Not Always Right archives.

    Don’t Mess With Employees! This week, we feature five stories that teach misbehaving customers the consequences of messing with employees.

    1. In Real Hot Sauce Now:
      A young teenage employee decides her dignity is worth more than £3.71 and dealing with a cowardly manager.
    2. A Good Ol’ Fashioned A** Whoopin’:
      A customer tries to rough up an employee, but ends up getting roughed up by the manager instead.
    3. Hard Drugs And Harder Pharmacists:
      Teenage robber, meet Doug. Doug is our new pharmacy tech. Doug is also built like a fridge.
    4. Who’s Got The Power Now:
      Tech support is happy to support your technology. Supporting your potty mouth, not so much.
    5. Your Prank Got Spanked:
      A prank caller picks the wrong, well-armed store to call.
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