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    Weekly Roundup: Love Is (Not) In The Air!

    | Not Always Right | Love/Romance, Roundups

    Weekly Roundup: Love Is (Not) In The Air! Valentine’s Day may be over, but the love (or lack thereof) from customers never ends. Check out this week’s five romance-themed customer stories!

    1. Abandon All Mope Ye Who Enter Here (2,877 thumbs up)
    2. It Was A One-Horned Fabulous Purple People Lover (2,203 thumbs up)
    3. Please Don’t Single Me Out (1,300 thumbs up)
    4. Don’t Get Short With This Customer (3,058 thumbs up)
    5. My Butter Half (2,197 thumbs up)

    PS #1: check out our new Extras section, with pictures, videos, and news!

    PS #2: Read more roundups here!

    PS #3: Want more romantic (or not-so-romantic) stories? Visit our sister site, Not Always Romantic!

    Taking Nothing From The Experience

    | Detroit, MI, USA | Crazy Requests, Extra Stupid, Money

    (A customer calls with a very simple request, but because her tablet is out of warranty, so I have to charge her for service.)

    Me: “Ma’am, the credit card servers have gone down, so I’m still happy to assist you, no charge. Go ahead and click the button on the side of your device and your problem should be solved.”

    Caller: *after clicking the button* “It’s fixed! That was easy. Would you be able to reverse the charge?”

    Me: “I was unable to complete the transaction, so there will be no charge.”

    Caller: “That’s great, honey, but could you reverse the charges?”

    Me: “Ma’am, I never charged you. Your credit card will not be charged.”

    Caller: “Sweetheart, I don’t think you understand: I’m not asking you if you charged me, I’m asking you to please reverse the charges.”

    Me: “So you want me to give you back the money that I didn’t take from you?”

    Caller: “Yes!”

    Me: “Sure thing! Have a great day!”

    Caller: “Thanks, darling! You too!”

    Mistaken Shaken Medication

    | LA, USA | Extra Stupid

    (I am counseling a customer who is receiving a prescription for her child’s strep throat. As she’s signing for the prescription, I give her directions on the medication.)

    Me: “It needs to be shaken well.”

    (All of a sudden, she starts shaking the electronic pen that is attached to the signature pad. After a moment she stops.)

    Customer: “You meant shake the medicine, didn’t you?”

    It Isn’t The View That Is Spoiled

    | Ventura, CA, USA | Crazy Requests, Family & Kids, Food & Drink

    (I work as a hostess in a very popular family restaurant. We have a playground on the patio as well as one of the best locations in town with a view over looking the ocean. Today we have a party of 100 fundraising for a youth football team, so there are a lot of kids.)

    Customer: “Two, for outside please.”

    Me: “I’m sorry, the patio is reserved for a party.”

    (The customer is sat by the window with a lovely view of the ocean.)

    Customer: “Excuse me? But you wouldn’t let us sit outside! And now those ugly kids are playing in my view! Make them move!”

    Me: “I’m sorry, ma’am, but they are part of the large party and I can’t ask them to leave.”

    Customer: “Are you serious?”

    Me: “Ma’am, I really don’t like kids either, but this is a family restaurant and family means kids.”

    Customer: “I’m never coming here again!”

    Clear This Customer From Memory

    | MI, USA | At The Checkout, Extra Stupid

    (I am a cashier at a grocery store. When a customer is making a purchase over $25 with a credit card, it is required that they sign for the transaction.)

    Me: “Okay, now the PIN pad is just requesting your signature to finish the transaction.”

    Customer: *after signing* “Should I hit enter or clear?”

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