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    Thank God For Better Halves, Part 2

    | Huntsville, AL, USA | At The Checkout

    (We’re running a buy two, get one free promotion in our store, but you must have a membership to qualify. The membership is free. A customer and his wife approach the counter with only two games.)

    Me: “Sir, do you have a membership card?”

    Customer: “I don’t want no card.”

    Me: “The only reason I ask is because members can get—”

    Customer: “No, stop trying to sell me something.”

    Me: “Sure, sir, I just thought you might want a free game today with our free membership. Your total is [amount].”

    (Suddenly, the customer’s wife smacks him with her purse.)

    Customer’s Wife: “Will you shut your mouth and listen to her?!” *to me* “YES, we want a free game. Thank you!”

    Thank God For Better Halves