Scare Bears

| Erie, PA, USA | Family & Kids, Uncategorized

(I’m talking to two young customers about their stuffed animals with their aunt waiting behind them.)

Me: “So, what are you going to name your bears?”

Girl 1: *shrug*

Girl 2: “I don’t know yet.”

Me: “Oh, well that’s okay.”

Girl 1: *very serious* “You know, my sister’s last name is Ross, but that’s not my last name. Do you know why?”

Me: “Uh…well, um. I’m not sure?”

(The aunt rushes over.)

Aunt: “Oh, sweetie! You should ask your mom that!”

Girl 1: “Oh…okay.” *walks away forlorn*

This Is Why We’re In A Recession, Part 2

| Duluth, MN, USA | At The Checkout, Money, Uncategorized

Me: “Your total is $152.37.”

(Customer begins to write out a deposit slip from the back of her chequebook.)

Me: “That’s a deposit slip, not a cheque.”

Customer: “Oh, so I can’t pay you with this?” *confused look*

Me: “No.”

Customer: “Oh, well take it out of this then.” *hands me a roll of cash* “But don’t take more that $75 out of there.”

Me: *takes $75 out of roll* “And how would you like to pay for the rest of this?”

Customer: “Umm…” *confused look* “I have to pay more?”

Related:
This Is Why We’re In A Recession

A Poser By Any Other Name

| Crystal River, FL, USA | Liars & Scammers, Uncategorized

Customer: "Excuse me…how much is this?"

Me: "$24.99."

Customer: "But the sign says it’s $19.99! Ha! So you have to give it to me for that!”

Me: "Ma’am, the sign says $19.99 and up."

Customer: "But it’s the law!”

Me: "Ma’am, I assure you, it is $24.99."

Customer: "Well, I’m a lawyer, and it’s the law!"

Me: "You’re not a lawyer, are you?"

Customer: "No. How did you know that?"

Me: "There is no such law."

Customer: “You’re too smart. I just thought I’d try to scare you into changing the price."

America, Land Of The Not-So-Free

| Houston, TX, USA | Uncategorized

Me: “Would you like a free year of anti-virus for this computer?”

Customer: “No, that is too expensive! In my country, we can get it for about $16 USD!”

Me: “Well, in this country you get it for free when you buy a computer.”

Customer: “No, it’s too expensive. You give me a deal?”

Me: “I can charge you $16 US Dollars for the anti-virus.”

Customer: “Okay! You see? You gave me a deal.”

Stupidity Bytes

| Tennessee, USA | Uncategorized

Me: “Thanks for coming in! Anything I can help you find today?”

Customer: “I need the internet.”

Me: “Okay. You need to get connected to the internet at your house?”

Customer: “No! I need the internet, idiot. Don’t you guys sell them here with lots of gigglebites and dial-up modems and the like?”

Me: “You need a computer tower then? We have plenty of those.”

Customer: “No! I need the internet! My friend has an internet and its fast and has 10 gigglebites.”

Me: “Okay, I will do everything I can to help you. I would also recommend you grab a copy of one of our guides that should be a great help.”

(I show him a copy of Computers for Dummies.)

Customer: “Does it come with the internet?”

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