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    A Photo Perfect Finish

    , | Sydney, NSW, Australia | Crazy Requests

    (I work in the photo processing department of a large retailer. A customer comes in and starts thumbing through the 2×2″ square frames suitable for passport photos, etc. displayed on the processing counter.)

    Customer: *abruptly* “Excuse me, can you print photos at this size?”

    Me: “I’m sorry, but the smallest square size the printer will allow us to produce is 5×5″ – that paper is the smallest paper we have available.”

    Customer: “Well, what good is that? This is ridiculous.”

    Me: “Excuse me?”

    Customer: “It’s disgusting; this is false and misleading advertising! How dare you stock a product if you won’t stock the supplementary parts!”

    Me: “Using that same flawed logic, ma’am, you could argue that it’s false and misleading advertising insofar as we stock baby car-seats, but not cars – or babies!”

    (Customer blinked, stared blankly, and then stormed off.)

    Trying To Dress Themselves Up

    | Livingston, NJ, USA | Family & Kids

    (A woman and her small child are walking through the men’s department.)

    Kid: “Are we allowed to be in here?”

    Woman: “Of course we are! Men don’t buy their own clothes anyway!”

    Has Beef With And In The Grill

    , | Beavercreek, OH, USA | Bizarre, Food & Drink

    (A customer walks up to the register with a [Famous-Name Brand] grill.)

    Me: “Is this a return?”

    Customer: “Yes, I bought this two days ago and it does not work.”

    Me: “I’m sorry; do you want a replacement?”

    Customer: “No, I would never buy that product again.”

    (I process the return, apologize to the customer, and he walks away. I go through the grill to process the defective merchandise ticket when I notice a funky odor. I open it up, and there is a steak on the grill. My coworker peers over my shoulder.)

    Coworker: “Free food!”

    Factoring In The Factory

    | Caledonia, NY, USA | Extra Stupid

    (I’m a cashier and a customer comes in one day wanting to return a pair of earbuds, so I begin processing the return.)

    Customer: “You guys need to learn how to make your electronics work better when you put them together in the back.”

    Me: “Sir, we don’t manufacture any products in the back room. Everything is shipped to us.”

    Customer: “What do you mean you don’t make anything here? I thought all stores did that!”

    Generation ZZZ

    | Caledonia, NY, USA | Family & Kids

    (I’m a lead cashier and I notice a teenage boy walking up and down the aisles, so I approach him.)

    Me: “Can I help you find anything?”

    Customer: “No. I’m just bored so I’m gonna look around in here for a while, because I have nothing else to do.”

    (What a generation…)

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