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    The Child May Get A Himself Complex

    | Eugene, OR, USA |

    (I was working at the registers as a lady walked in with a child in a stroller. One of the other employees walked up to her.)

    Employee: “Aw, what a cute baby. What’s his name?”

    Customer: “God.”

    Employee: “You named the kid after God?”

    Customer: “No, I named him God.”

    The Force Is Strong In This One

    , | Canada |

    Customer: “Hello, I would like to return this item.”

    Me: “Ok, what was the problem?”

    Customer: “I just don’t need it anymore.”

    Me: “Ok, do you have the receipt?”

    Customer: “Yes, here it is.”

    Me: “I’m sorry, I can’t return this. It’s from six months ago.”

    Customer: “Yes you can…” *waves hands in the air*

    Me: “I’m sorry, no I can’t. I would get in a lot of trouble.”

    Customer: “No you won’t…” *waves hands in the air again*

    Me: “I’m sorry, sir, I’m not going to do that.”

    Customer: *turns and leaves*

    Me, to coworker: “Did I just get Jedi mind-tricked?”

    The People Of England Wholeheartedly Agree

    , | Erie, PA, USA |

    Customer: “How do you change the language setting on The Sims?”

    Me: “Well, I’d imagine there’s something in the game’s options. What did you need to set it to?”

    Customer: “English.”

    Me: “Funny, I’d think that would be the default.”

    Customer: “But I can’t understand them!”

    Me: “Wait, you mean the Sims themselves?”

    Customer: “Yes! They’re speaking French!”

    Me: “No, they’re speaking Simlish. It’s a gibberish language.”

    Customer: “Oh. Well, it sounds like French!”

    Octomom, The Early Years

    | St. Thomas, ON, Canada |

    (A middle-aged woman who doesn’t look too well comes up to my checkout.)

    Me: “Hi! How are you today?”

    Customer: “I think I’m in labour.”

    Me: “Oh! Shouldn’t you be in the hospital?” *starts scanning her items*

    Customer: “Nah, this is my third one. I won’t go to the hospital until I know it’s coming out.”

    Me: “Oh. Um… all right.”

    (I finish ringing her up and hand her her bags.)

    Customer: “Yeah, it doesn’t hurt or anything. After the first one, you don’t really notice!” *takes her things and leaves*

    Reach Out And Touch Someone’s Nerve

    | Canada |

    Me: *on the phone* “Good morning, **** speaking.”

    Customer: “I need to speak to a computer technician.”

    Me: “I’m sorry, but nobody’s in right now. We don’t open for another 20 minutes or so. Did you want to try calling back in about half an hour?”

    Customer: “No.”

    Me: “… um, OK. Can I take a message for them to call you back?”

    Customer: “No! I called NOW, so I want to talk to a computer technician NOW!”

    Me: “…but there’s nobody in to take your call.”

    Customer: “I need to speak with your manager.”

    Me: “Uh, why?”

    Customer: *angry* “I’M GOING TO GET YOU FIRED BECAUSE YOU MADE ME THINK YOU WERE OPEN BY ANSWERING YOUR F***ING PHONE!”

    Me: “So…you would’ve been happier if nobody answered?”

    Customer: “OH, YOU KNOW WHAT I MEANT!”

    Me: “I think I do. Bye now!” *click*

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