November Theme Of The Month: Black Friday!

Indentured Shoe-vitude

| North Bay, ON, Canada | Spouses & Partners, Top

(I overhear an older married couple.)

Husband: “What are we doing here?”

Wife: “What do you see all around you?”

Husband: “Shoes.”

Wife: “That’s right.”

Husband: “Crap.”

Ignoring The Staff Is Its Own Reward

| NC, USA | At The Checkout, Top

(During the Christmas rush, a customer comes into my line talking on her cell phone.)

Me: “Hello. Would you like a protection plan with this?”

(Customer ignores me.)

Me: “Do you have a rewards card with us, ma’am?”

(Customer continues to ignore me.)

Me: “Okay, here’s your receipt. Have a nice day!”

(Customer stops talking on her phone and looks at me.)

Customer: “What about my rewards card?”

Me: “Well, I asked you if you had one, but you were too busy talking.”

Customer: “So you’re saying it’s my fault?”

Me: “Yes.”

28 Years Later

, | Bloomington, IN, USA | Crazy Requests, Movies & TV, Top

(A little old lady approaches the counter.)

Little old lady: “Do you carry flamethrowers?

Must Be Really Hungry

, | Annapolis, MD, USA | Bizarre, Food & Drink, Uncategorized

Me: “Your table is not quite ready yet. Let me give you this pager it will go off as soon as the table is set.”

Customer: “Ok, thank you. What’s the range on this pager?”

Me: “Just on this side of the courtyard.”

Customer: “Alright, and if I lick it, will it electrocute me?”

Me: *pause* “Please…just…don’t.”

Discounted Intelligence

| North Bay, ON, Canada | At The Checkout, Math & Science, Uncategorized

Me: “Hi, how are you today?”

Customer: “I’m fine, and you?”

Me: “Also fine, thanks for asking! Just to let you know everything in the store today is 40% off.”

Customer: “What does that mean?”

Me: “I….I don’t know how else to explain that to you.”