October Theme Of The Month: Halloween!

Giving Closing Time The Boot

| Edmonton, AB, Canada | Crazy Requests, Theme Of The Month, Time

(We close at 8 pm but we have a straggler in the store who was trying on pants at 8:30 pm. Our sign was off and my manager and I were dressed down ready to go home. The phone rings.)

Me: “Good Evening, [Store Name]. [My Name] speaking. How can I help you?”

Caller: “What time do you close?”

Me: “8 pm.”

Caller: “Oh, but its 8:30 and you’re still there?

Me: “Yes, sir.”

Caller: “So… can I come buy boots?”

Me: *face in palm* “No, sir. We close at 8 pm. You will have to come by tomorrow.”

Caller: “But you are still there. Are you doing your own work?”

Me: “Yes.”

Caller: “Okay. So can I come in?”

Me: “Have a good night, sir…”