When Photos Are Exposed

| Seattle, WA, USA | Extra Stupid, Liars & Scammers, Uncategorized

Me: “Excuse me, ma’am. We do not allow the use of photography in the museum.”
 
Guest: “I wasn’t taking a photograph!” *shows me her phone*
 
Me: “Sorry, the way you were holding your phone looked as if you were taking a photograph. Although not only did you take a photograph, but you saved it as your cell phone wallpaper and are currently showing it to me.”

Hell In A Recycle Basket

| Bloomington, IL, USA | Family & Kids, Movies & TV, Religion, Uncategorized

(A mom, dad, and their son walk out of a 3D movie and are throwing their 3D glasses into the recycling bin.)
 
Son: “Can I keep my glasses?”
 
Mother: “No, we have to recycle them.”
 
Son: “What if I don’t?”
 
Mother: “Uh, well…then you go to purgatory!”

Spaced Out

| New Mexico, USA | History, Math & Science

(I work in the astronomy section of my local natural history museum, which features several large NASA photos. A visitor approaches me and points at a picture of an astronaut doing a spacewalk.)

Visitor: “What is that astronaut doing?”

Me: “Oh, he’s doing a spacewalk.”

Visitor: “You can walk…in space?!”

Me: “Well, no. They just sort of float there while tethered to the spacecraft. They only do it when they need to exit the shuttle to do repairs.”

Visitor: “Oh…” *points at a photo of Apollo 11 launching* “What’s that?”

Me: “That’s Apollo 11 launching to put the first humans on the moon.”

Visitor: “Oh…why didn’t they just build a big ladder?”

Making A Big Concession To Customers

| CA, USA | Family & Kids, Movies & TV, Uncategorized

 (I’m helping a middle aged man carry the items he bought from the concession stand to his theater.)
 
Me: “So, who are you here with?”
 
Customer: “My son.”
 
(We walk into the theater, and the man sees his son.)
 
Customer: “Son, look what I brought you! A girl!”

The Customer Is Always Righteous

| Boston, MA, USA | At The Checkout, Bizarre, Religion, Uncategorized

(A regular customer comes into our store. She’s known to be very difficult to please.)

Customer: “Good evening.”

Me: *cheerily, while ringing her items up* “Good evening, ma’am! That’s $5.31, please.”

(She puts a credit card down in front of me, which I ring through the register.)

Me: “If you could please sign right there…”

(I point, and she does. I bag her items and hand her the bag, her credit card, and her receipt. She takes them slowly and I think I’ve done a good job, but apparently not.)

Customer: “You dishonor me! You dishonor me and you will burn for it!”

Me: “I’m sorry, ma’am.”

Customer: “God honors me! You don’t, and you will burn! I don’t know, I’m not God. But that’s what he’s saying. You dishonor me and you will burn!” *walks away*

Me: *totally speechless*

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