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12 More Worryingly Weird Checkout Encounters!

| Right | May 25, 2021

Dear readers,

The checkout is where the majority of customer interactions with retail staff take place, and as a result, our previous roundup of weird and worrying checkout encounters barely scratched the surface of what our essential workers have to put up with out there!

We’ve rounded up another twelve crazy stories about checkout encounters that didn’t go how you’d expect. Read these and remember that being weird is fine, but remember that the poor checkout clerk likely deals with all kinds of weird all day, so try to go easy on them!


Identity Theft Is Childs Play – Those card reader signatures get messier and messier.

Love Thy Culturally Homogenous Neighbor – Hits from the comments: “‘Unconditional love.’ (Some conditions may apply.)”

Church At The Checkout – Sometimes children are just… weird.

Hot Flashes Of Inspiration – How do you even respond to a comment like this?

A Positive Ending – Ugggggghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh…

The Customer Is Always Righteous – Dishonor on you, dishonor on your cow, dishonor on your register…

Who Needs Highs When You’ve Got Dyes – Those things aren’t mutually exclusive, pal.

Tip Top – Here’s a quick tip: don’t touch the employees!

Misunderstanding ‘Friendly Service’ – To be fair, some employees are total creeps.

Wave Of The Future – Wave goodbye to this weirdo!

Idiots Will Leave Behind A Tell-Tale Signature – I guess it’s better to have a nice idiot than a rude one.

Elixirs Of Everlasting Life Are On Aisle 5 – Did… you just sell cold medicine to Loki?


We hope you enjoyed this roundup about yet more strange and worrying encounters at the checkout! Want to send in your own story? Submit your story here!

Some other roundups to check out if you liked this one:

23 Weird And Funny Stories About The Strangest Customers Ever


13 Of The Most Worryingly Weird Checkout Encounters Ever 

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