Not Always Right on Facebook Not Always Right on Twitter Not Always Right Unfiltered on Tumblr
Featured Story:
  • Crime Can Be A Vicious Cycle
    (1,783 thumbs up)
  • October Theme Of The Month: Coupon Complications!
    Submit your story today!

    The Gaze Of Amnesia

    | New Jersey, USA | At The Checkout

    (I work at a grocery store and have just rung up a middle aged man’s groceries. He has a very heavy Spanish accent.)

    Me: “Do you have a bonus savings card, sir?”

    Customer: “Yes, I’ll give you my phone number to look it up. 973…umm…hold on.”

    Me: “Would you like me to put the store card in for you?”

    Customer: “No! I forgot my phone number! I’ve had the same phone number for 27 years. Then, I take one look into your beautiful green eyes and I forget!”

    Me: “I’m very sorry, sir. I can put a store card number in for you. You
    will get all of the same discounts.”

    Customer: “No, thank you.”

    (He then repeats the phone number over and over again until he gets the right one. Every time he’s come back to the store, I have to avoid looking him in the eye so he doesn’t forget.)

    Fresh Until Proven Spoiled

    | Sydney, Australia | Crazy Requests, Food & Drink

    (A customer comes to the return desk the day after Christmas.)

    Customer: “This ham smells off. Smell it. I want a refund.”

    Me: “I’m sorry that it was off, sir. I’ll refund you now.”

    Customer: “Aren’t you going to smell it?”

    Me: “Um…it’s okay. I believe you.”

    Customer: “It smells terrible!”

    Me: “I’m sure it does, sir, but it’s not necessary for me to smell it. I’ll just give you the refund.”

    Customer: “How do you know I’m not lying if you won’t smell it?”

    Me: “Sir, I am not going to smell your ham.”

    Customer: “SMELL MY HAM!”

    Spare Change For Cheap Thrills

    | NJ, USA | At The Checkout, Rude & Risque

    (I am a cashier in a grocery store. I have just rung up an elderly man’s groceries. Keep in mind this man is around 80 years old.)

    Me: “Your total is $52.83, sir.”

    Customer: *holds out hand full of change* “Can you pick out the right amount for me, honey?”

    Me: “Sure.”

    (I carefully start counting out change from his open hand.)

    Customer: “It’s okay. I’ll let you touch my hand so I can get a thrill. Even at 80, I still get thrills, you know!”

    Me: *speechless*

    The Joy Of Sex(ism), Part 4

    | Nashville, TN, USA |

    (Back in 1990, my mom worked at a coffee chain. She had never given incorrect change for the year she worked there. On her last day of work, a customer orders a $0.90 drink, and the total comes out to $0.99. He hands her a $1, leaves, and comes back 5 minutes later.)

    Customer: “You b****, you gave me the wrong change!”

    Cashier: “Well–”

    Customer: *yelling* “I want to see the manager!”

    Manager: *walks in* “What seems to be the problem, sir?”

    Customer: “This dumba** woman gave me the wrong change! I gave her a $20 and she only gave me 1 cent back!”

    Manager: *looking at cashier* “Give him $19 to make up the difference!”

    Cashier: “But, he paid with a sing–”

    Manager: “I said, give him back his money. God, women are so bad at math.”

    (The cashier hands over the money. At the end of the day, she was fired for being exactly $19 short.)

    Related:
    The Joy Of Sex(ism), Part 3
    The Joy Of Sex(ism), Part 2
    The Joy Of Sex(ism)

    There Is No Expiration On Your Stupidity

    | Midlands, UK | At The Checkout

    (A customer comes to the till with a large bottle of milk.)

    Customer: “Hello, I’d like to return this. It’s expired.”

    Me: “It says on the receipt that you bought it last week.”

    Customer: “Yes, but I haven’t used it. It’s expired.”

    Me: “The expiration date is yesterday. It was well in date when you bought it.”

    Customer: “Yes, but I didn’t use it, so you have to give me a refund.”

    Me: “I’m afraid we can’t give a refund for that. It was within date when you bought it.”

    Customer: “Well, can’t you change it, at least?”

    Me: “You want to swap some expired milk for fresh milk?”

    Customer: “No, just change the label so it’s in date again.”

    Page 27/44First...2526272829...Last