Someone Has Baggage

| Valdosta, GA, USA | Uncategorized

(The cashier calls me up to the register to check a price for a product that’s ringing up as more than the shelf tag indicated. I run to check, and report back.)

Me: “Yes, sir. I’m sorry, it appears the sale sign was still up. But our system no longer recognizes the sale price. We’ll change the price for you.”

Customer: “Have you ever had a bag placed over your head?”

Me: “Um…no.”

Customer: “Well, you’re fixing the price for me. So today’s not that day.”

Not Quite At The Top Of Their Game

| Culver City, CA, USA | Uncategorized

Customer: “I would like to buy [game].”

(I note that the game is offered on multiple platforms.)

Me: “Okay. Would you like it for the computer?”

Customer: “No…I’d like it for my kids.”

I Do Work Here, Does Not Work Here

| NJ, USA | Uncategorized

Customer: “Do you work here?”

Me: “Yes.”

Customer: “Can you help me?”

Me: “Of course!”

Customer: “Come with me.”

(The customer proceeds to take me to the office and speaks to my manager.)

Customer: “Does he work here?”

Manager: “Yes.”

Customer: “Can he help me?”

Manager: “Yes.”

Customer: “Okay. I just wanted to make sure he wasn’t lying to me.”

Related:
I Don’t Work Here Does Not Work Here, Part 3
I Don’t Work Here Does Not Work Here, Part 2
I Don’t Work Here Does Not Work Here

Inn-Experienced Guest, Part 3

| France | Uncategorized

(I am serving drinks in the hotel’s restaurant before the start of a meal.)

Guest: “Can I charge this to room 1?”

Me: “Actually, no. You can’t.”

Guest: “Why ever not?”

Me: “Because that’s actually my room.”

Related:
Inn-Experienced Guest, Part 2
Inn-Experienced Guest

The Info Is There But Nothing Clicks

| Burbank, CA, USA | Uncategorized

Me: “Thank you for calling [pet store]. How may I help you?”

Caller: “Hi, do you guys carry [product]?”

Me: “No, but it’s really easy to find on the internet.”

Caller: “Oh. Do you have their number?”

Me: “A phone number for the internet?”

Caller: “Yes.”

Me: “Just turn your computer on, and go online.”

Caller: “So, you don’t have their number?”

Me: “No, ma’am. Just go online.”

Caller: “Oh. Well, can I get a discount?”

Me: “You want a discount from us for a product we don’t carry?”

Caller: “Yes.”

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