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    Just Stick It Where The Sun Don’t Shine

    | Los Angeles, CA, USA |

    (I work at a library where people can come in to use the computer if they need to.)

    Lady: “Excuse me. Could you help me? I’m having trouble with the computer.”

    Me: “Sure, what’s the problem?”

    Lady: “I can’t log on. It’s not taking my card.”

    Me: “Huh, that’s weird. My computer says everything is okay. Let me go check.”

    Lady: “I don’t know why it never works for me. The first time it came in it worked but every time after that it hasn’t! You guys always have problems with your computers. You should get that fixed as soon as possible!”

    Me: “Alright then, let me see what you’re doing. Where’s your card?”

    Lady: “It’s in the computer!”

    Me: “What do you mean it’s in the computer?”

    Lady: “There, in the computer! I put it in but it won’t log me on!” *points to the computer*

    (I see it sticking out of where it obviously does NOT belong and take it out.)

    Me: “No. That’s not how you log on. You see the numbers on the back of the card? Enter that into the computer, then your pin, and click log on.”

    Lady: *looks at me confused* “Did you guys change this, because that’s how it worked for me last time!”

    Me: “No, that’s how it has always been. In fact, if you had looked at the screen, you would have seen that it tells you exactly what to do.”

    Lady: “Don’t take that tone with me, young lady! Just log me on!”

    (I logged her on to the computer, but since she was a b**ch to me, I kicked her off early.)