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    If At First You Don’t Succeed, Ask, Ask Again

    | Los Angeles, CA, USA |

    (I’d just finished helping a customer pick out everything she needs to start oil painting.)

    Customer: “Do you sell drop cloths?”

    Me: “I’m sorry, no. We don’t even sell anything like that.”

    Customer: “Well, what about tarps?”

    Me: “Sorry, we don’t sell those, either.”

    Customer: “Do you have any plastic sheeting I could lay on my floor, in case my oil paint drips?”

    Me: “No, ma’am.”

    Customer: “What about vinyl sheeting?”

    Me: “With all due respect, I answered your question the first time you asked it. It doesn’t matter how many times you reword your question, we simply don’t have what you’re looking for.”

    Customer: “Well, do you have anything similar?”

    Me: “…”