November Theme Of The Month: Black Friday!

Intelligence Goes Into The Trash Can

| Chicago, IL, USA | Technology, Uncategorized

Customer: “I had something typed up that I was going to send you. Tell me, how do you find a file that you’ve lost on your computer? I know it’s on here somewhere, but I can’t find it.”

Me: “Oh, well, go to the upper right hand corner–”

Customer: “I’ve tried that! I couldn’t find the file!”

Me: “Hmm. Do you remember what the file name was?”

Customer: “I don’t think it had a file name!”

Me: “Well, did you save it as ‘Untitled’, then?”

Customer: “I don’t think I saved it…”

Should Have Paid Attention In School

| Illinois, USA | At The Checkout, Money, Uncategorized

(A customer places shoe boxes on the counter and stares at me.)

Me: “All set then?”

Customer: “Oh, yes. School.”

Me: *slightly confused* “Uh, yeah! Yeah I can’t believe school is starting already!”

Customer: *chuckles* “Heh… yeah. School.”

Me: *more puzzled* “Yeah, I know. So soon!”

Customer: “Where’s my 20% off?”

Me: “I’m sorry, ma’am?”

Customer: “Your website said if that if I said the word school in your store I get 20% off my purchase.”

Me: “I don’t think you read correctly, ma’am. We don’t have any sort of sale like that going on.”

Customer: “It says that if I say school I get a discount!”

Me: “I think you were supposed to text school and get a coupon code sent to your phone.”

Customer: “Well, school. Now give me my 20%.”

Me: “I’m sorry ma’am, I just can’t do that. We’re not running that kind of sale.”

Customer: “Well you should fix the internet, then! This is ridiculous!”

You’ll Have To Connect At Baked Alaska

| London, UK | Funny Names, Tourists/Travel, Uncategorized

Me: “Hi, would you like to buy a ticket?”

Customer: “Yes, when is your next flight to Oregano?”

Me: “Oregano?”

Customer: “Yeah, it’s in America. I think it’s a state?”

(On my computer, I find the Wikipedia page for Oregano.)

Customer: “Oh…I’m not dumb, I swear…”

(Screen) Save My Internet

| Oshawa, ON, Canada | Technology, Uncategorized

Me: “Hi my name is [name] from [company] internet tech support how can I help you today?”

Customer: “My internet is down.”

Me: “Alright what happens when you try to browse?”

Customer: “Nothing, the screen goes black every time I leave the computer for a few minutes. And I have to hold down the power button for it to come back but that restarts everything!”

Me: “Okay can you move the mouse?”

Customer: “I tried that it doesn’t work!”

Me: “Try pressing any key on the keyboard.”

Customer: “Okay, the screen isn’t black anymore, but my internet is still down.”

Me: “What does it say?”

Customer: “Owner logged in.”

Me: “Click on owner.”

Customer: “Okay internet is working now.”

Me: “Sir, that was your screen saver.”

Customer: “I don’t know what that is, but thanks for fixing the internet. Bye!”

A Few Knights Short Of A Round Table

| Germany | Bizarre, Uncategorized

(I am a dressmaker who specializes in historical clothing. I have made several dresses to illustrate the evolution of fashion over the centuries. These dresses hang in the back of our stall, each labeled with the proper century.)

Customer: *rushes up an points to the 15th-century dress* “Oh, that’s my dress there!”

Me: “Yes, it’s beautiful, isn’t it? Would you like to try it?”

Customer: “I’d like to buy it. It’s exactly my dress.”

Me: “Your dress?”

Customer: “Yes. I had past-life regression last week. And I wore this dress while I was waltzing with King Arthur 500 years ago!”