October Theme Of The Month: Halloween!

Feline Fickleness

| Miamisburg, OH, USA | Uncategorized

(I was stocking things in the animals department when a woman walked up to me carrying a bag of cat litter that read “White Cat Litter”. The litter in the bag was white.)

Customer: “Excuse me..”

Me: “Is there something you need help with, ma’am?”

Customer: “Yes, I was wondering if my tabby could use this litter?”

Me: “Well yes, I believe so, unless your vet has specified a certain brand?”

Customer: “No, no. I want to make sure my gray tiger tabby can use this. It says ‘white cat’…”

Me: “I don’t think it matters what kind of cat you have, ma’am.”

Customer: “Even though he’s not white?”

Me: “Well, since grey is just a darker shade of white, I think it’ll be okay.”

Customer: “Great! Thanks so much!”

Please See The Sci-Fi Section

| Seattle, WA, USA | Uncategorized

Customer: “What is this Blu-ray thing? Are they like movies?”

Me: “Well, ma’am, they are like DVDs, but with better graphics and sound. Let me show you this packet we have that explains it.”

(I show her the packet.)

Customer: “OK, well, do you have any movies that are 3-D?”

Me: “We have The Polar Express and the Hannah Montana concert, but those are not going to be near the quality that you see in the theaters.”

Customer: “Oh. What about holograms? Do you have any movies on holograms?”

Me: “What? No, those don’t really exist ma’am…”

Customer: “Oh. I’ll just come back later and check then.”

Please See The Time Travel Section

Sticky First Dates

| Detroit, MI, USA | Uncategorized

Customer: “Excuse me, but I’m looking for your rubber semen.”

Me: “Excuse me?!”

Customer: “You heard right! I need rubber semen.”

Me: “Um…I’m not entirely sure we carry that here.”

Customer: “Well, if you have it, it would be over by the glue.”

Me: “Oh! You meant rubber cement!”

Customer: “What did you think I meant?”

Me: “…Semen.”

Customer: “Oh, no… we wouldn’t be talking about that until we’ve gone out a couple times.”

Customer V2.0: Now With New & Improved Telepathy

| Tucson, AZ, USA | Uncategorized

(The store I work in closes at 10:00 PM. It’s 11:30 pm and I’ve finished closing up shop, so I am about to leave. A customer comes up to the door.)

Customer: “Hey are you open?”

Me: “No, we’re closed.”

Customer: “Okay, but you ARE open, right?”

Me: “Sorry, ma’am, we aren’t.”

Customer: “But I want to buy something.”

Me: “Sorry, you’ll have to buy it tomorrow.”

Customer: “Fine! You f*%$ing scumbag!”

Me: *thinking: what a b****!*

Customer: “I HEARD THAT!”

The Right Place At The Wrong Time

| Olney, Maryland, USA | Uncategorized

(This took place at the cigar store I work at.)

Me: “Can I help you?”

Customer: “Yeah, I need the biggest cigar you’ve got.”

Me: “OK, our largest is 12 inches long, and the price is $27 before tax.”

Customer: “Whoa! 27 bucks? You got anything cheaper?”

Me: “Well, yes. Is this going to be a gag gift?”

Customer: “Huh?”

Me: “You know, a joke present for someone?”

Customer: “Oh h*** no! I’m just gonna split it and fill it with this.”

(The customer pulls a plastic bag full of marijuana out of his pocket.)

Customer #2: “Wow, that’s some fine-lookin’ weed you got there!”

Customer: “Yeah, I just bought it.”

(Customer #2 pulls out his badge and identifies himself as a county police officer.)

Customer: “Am I in trouble?”

Customer #2: “Yes you are.”

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