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    Some Assembly And Intelligence Required

    | Ottawa, ON, Canada | Extra Stupid, Home Improvement

    Me: “Hello, thanks for calling [home improvement store]. How can I help you?”

    Customer: “Hi, I just had my shed delivered this morning and you people sent me the wrong size.”

    Me: “Okay, just let me pull up your order here and see what may have gone wrong.”

    Customer: “I don’t know how you people could have messed this up, I clearly ordered a 6×6 shed and I just measured the one you delivered and its clearly only 4×6.”

    Me: “Okay, sir. Well, the type of shed we delivered only comes in a 6×6 model. Did you happen to have any parts left over when you finished building it?”

    Customer: “Oh, well I haven’t actually built it yet. But I’ve measured the crate it comes in and it only measure 4×6.”

    Me: “Sir, what does the label on the crate say?”

    Customer: “It says 6×6. But I measured it and it’s only 4×6!”

    Taking A Leap (Year) From The Truth

    | Rothschild, WI, USA | Home Improvement, Money

    Customer: “I bought this heat gun a month and a half ago. I don’t have a receipt. I just want an exchange.”

    Me: “You bought this a month and a half ago? About early June?”

    Customer: “Yes. I just want an exchange.”

    Me: *double checks computer* “Sir, we discontinued this almost a year ago. We sold our last one this past October.”

    Customer: “Maybe it was a little longer than a month and a half…”

    Not Quite Hammering A Point Home

    | Wisconsin, USA | Family & Kids, Language & Words

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

    Caller: “My daughter is having her birthday in a few days. Do you do kids’ birthday parties?”

    Me: “Excuse me?”

    Caller: “Do you come to people’s homes dressed up for kids’ birthday parties?  I was hoping for a princess theme.”

    Me: “Ma’am, I believe you have to wrong number. This is a home improvement store.”

    Caller: “No, I do not have the wrong number! I was told you do kids’ birthday parties!”

    Me: “Uh, well…in our grocery department we sell candles. And cake mix. And frosting.”

    Caller: “Oh, wonderful! Do you have decorations you could bring too?”

    Me: “I’m not going to bring anything, but you could come in to our store to buy the cake supplies and some decorations from our wall-coverings department.”

    Caller: “You have specific departments for kids’ birthdays? That’s wonderful! Where are you located and what are your hours?”

    Me: “Ma’am, like I said before, you called a home improvement store. We, unfortunately, do not provide entertainment for children’s birthday parties, but we are located at [address] and our store hours are 6:30 AM to 10 PM.”

    Caller: “Just perfect, you’ve been so helpful!  Have a wonderful day!” *hangs up*

    Not On Their Best Bee-hive-ior

    | Maryland, USA | Pets & Animals

    (A customer is running around the perennial section like a maniac.)

    Me: “Is everything okay, ma’am?”

    Customer: “The bees!  They’re chasing me!”

    Me: “They really won’t bother you, ma’am. They’re too interested in the flowers to pay much attention to you.”

    Customer: “That’s easy for you to say! The bees KNOW you!”

    Indoor Trees Are An Absolute Debarkle

    | Saint Louis, MO, USA | Math & Science

    (I am working in the garden shop. Note that we’re experiencing 60 mph winds.)

    Customer: "You people really have a problem out here!"

    Me: "I’m sorry sir, what seems to be the issue?"

    Customer: "You have trees blowing over all over the place!"

    Me: "I do apologize. We have been trying to contain them, but mother nature is winning."

    Customer: "Screw your mother nature! Just take them inside. It’s where they belong anyway!"


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