(Not So) Smooth Counterfeiting

| Chicago, IL, USA | Criminal/Illegal

(I am ringing up a customer when he hands me a 100 dollar bill.)

Me: “Alright, I just need to check it really quick.”

(I hold the bill up to the light.)

Customer: “It’s okay. I just printed it.”

The Times, They Are A Changing

| Coral Springs, FL, USA | Uncategorized

(On the overnight shift we are not allowed to open the safe. To make sure we have cash in our drawers, we put signs on all our debit card readers saying ‘No Cashback’.)

Me: “Your total comes to $15.97.”

(The customer hands me a 20 dollar bill, then reads the ‘No Cashback’ sign.)

Customer: “So, I’m not going to get my change back?”

Me: “Yes. Yes you are.”

Customer: “Oh, okay. Good.”

Full Time Care(less)

| Omaha, NE, USA | Uncategorized

(The following is what I overhear after I let a customer use the store phone.)

Customer: “Come on, pick up the phone! You in a d*** wheelchair, I know you’re there! I left you upstairs for a reason!”

Gambling With His Life

| Winnipeg, MB, Canada | Uncategorized

(It’s been snowing for the last few days, and the roads are making travel difficult.)

Customer: “Boy! Those roads are horrible!”

Me: “Yes sir, so I’ve heard.”

Customer: “I don’t know why anyone would be out in this if they didn’t have to be!”

Me: “I agree. What can I help you with?”

Customer: “Oh, I need some cigarettes and lottery tickets.”

A Picture Perfect Resolution

| Lakewood, NJ, USA | Uncategorized

Me: “Hello, sir. How can I help you?”

Customer: “I came in a couple hours ago to pick up my pictures, and my wife says we’re 17 pictures short! This always happens when we come here! Is it really so hard to keep track of one f***ing order?”

(The customer continues to rant for several minutes, getting louder and more obscene. The phone rings.)

Me: “Thank you for calling [store], how may I help you?”

Caller: “I was in there an hour and a half ago and the dumb*** in front of me left 17 pictures on the counter that I accidentally took home with my pictures. What kind of moron leaves pictures on the counter?”

(I hand the phone to the irate customer.)

Me: “It’s for you.”

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