Apparently Bad Parenting

| Cincinnati, OH, USA | Top

(I walk into the kitchen and see a toddler reaching for a knife, blade first. I run and grab him before he gets it. He cries, but I let him play with my necklace while I take him back out to his mother, who is attached to her cell phone.)

Mother: “Oh my God!”

(I hand him to her.)

Me: “Don’t worry Ma’am he’s fine, I just–”

Mother: “I’m calling the cops! You tried to kidnap my son!”

Me: “You’ve got to be kidding.”

Mother: “I saw you! You had my son!”

Me: “Yes, I found him in the kitchen.”

Mother: “You took him in there!”

Me: “Why would I do that?”

Mother: “Cause you want to be a mother so bad that you had to take my sweet boy!”

Me: “If I took him, why would I bring him back?”

Mother: “Stop distracting me!”

(She begins to dial 911. Another customer walks up. I recognize him.)

Officer: “Ma’am, hang up your phone. I’m a cop.”

(He shows his badge.)

Mother: “Arrest her!”

Officer: “Ma’am, I watched your son walk into the kitchen on his own accord. If anyone is getting arrested, it’s you for endangering the welfare of a child.”

Just Blew In From The Windy City

| Central Coast, Australia | Uncategorized

(It is an extremely windy day so we have to keep the double doors closed. A customer and her 9 yr old daughter walks up to the doors, and walks away. They don’t go very far. A coworker goes outside to start cleaning tables.)

Customer: “Excuse me, are you open?”

Coworker: “Yes, we are.”

Customer: “But I stood in front of the doors and they didn’t open.”

Coworker: “No, ma’am. You have to push them.”

(The customer and her daughter opens the door and walks in. The daughter goes off to the bathroom. We are an old west themed restaurant, so everything, even the toilet door signs are changed to suit. The daughter comes back a few seconds later.)

Customer: “What’s wrong, honey? Couldn’t you find them?”

Daughter: “I’m not sure if I’m a cowboy or a cowgirl.”

An Offer Without A Leg To Stand On

| MD, USA | Uncategorized

(A customer pays at window and continues to sit there.)

Customer: “We could run away together.”

Me: “Uhm…”

Customer: “But we wouldn’t get very far. I don’t have any legs.”

Me: *noticing the handicap tags on the mirror* “How are you driving?”

Customer: “It’s a secret.” *drives away*

A Nugget Of Truth Can Get You In Trouble

, | KY, USA | Criminal/Illegal, Food & Drink, Uncategorized

(The fast food restaurant I work at has a bar right behind and our drive-thru stays open until 2 am. Like most fast food places, we cannot serve you in the drive-thru if you aren’t in a car.)

Customer #1: *walks up and bangs on the drive-thru window* “Hey!”

Me: “Yes?”

Customer #1: “I want a cheeseburger and some fries. Oh and a shake.”

Customer #2: “And nuggets, don’t forget nuggets!”

Me: “Sir, I can’t serve you unless you are in a car.”

Customer #1: “But I’ve been drinking.”

Me: “I understand, but it’s not safe to have people in the drive-thru when they aren’t in their car.”

Customer #1: “Okay.”

(About 20 minutes later, they pull around very fast, passing the menu. I notice his unfinished beer is sitting between his knees.)

Customer #1: “Okay. I want a cheeseburger–”

Me: “Sir, do you realize that you are now drinking and driving and I can call the police?”

(Customer #1 goes white and starts to drive away.)

Customer #2: *as they pull away* “You forgot my nuggets!”

Customers Are Going Gaga

, | San Juan, Puerto Rico | At The Checkout, Money, Musical Mayhem, Top

(I’m working the cash register. A male customer of about 40 comes by and places their order. He proceeds to give me his credit card.)

Me: “May I see some ID, please?”

(He stares at me for a moment then breaks out into song as he hands me the ID.)

Customer: “Can’t read my, can’t read my, no you can’t read my pooooookeer faaaaaaace!”

Page 172/257First...170171172173174...Last