Unfiltered Story #195968

, , | Unfiltered | June 9, 2020

MORE THAN JUST RECEIPTS

(It was towards the end of my shift at a big fast food joint and I was the stocking the front counter while the restaurant’s dead. A young African American couple came in with a young child. I stopped stocking long enough to acknowledge them.)

Me: Hello! Welcome to (restaurant) how can I help you?
Customer: Um…. Can I get a (special deal) and (another special deal)?
Me: Okay. Your total is (total).

(The transaction went well. Almost. As soon as their order was ready, I quickly packed their order and handed it to them. I told them to have a great day and expected them to leave. They didn’t move an inch.)

Me: Is there anything else I can do for you?
Customer: Can we get our receipt?
Me: *finally realizing* Oh! I’m sorry. Let me get your receipt.

(I’m not one to forget to give the receipt, but for some reason that was the day I screwed up. I prayed that the receipt is still near the til. It wasn’t. Someone must’ve thrown it away. I have to reprint it but searching for it would take a long time. By then, Coworker #1 walked out of the office holding a wad of money to drop in the safe. She noticed the couple standing there getting impatient. She decided to address them.)

Coworker#1: Can I help you?
Customer: She’s getting our receipt. *he gestures towards me*
Coworker#1: *shrugs* Ok. It’s no big deal.
Customer: *suddenly irate* NO BIG DEAL?!?! THE F*** YOU MEAN? I’VE WORKED IN THE HEAT TO GET THE MONEY THAT I PAID FOR YOUR SERVICE WHILE ALL YOU DO IS FLIP BURGERS IN THE COOL AC. AND YOU TELL ME THAT IT’S NO BIG DEAL!!! I WANT MY RECEIPT!!!
Coworker#1: *shocked* Sir, there is no need to shout. I understand that you work for a living and yes you do deserve an excellent service here, but you don’t have to be so rude about it.
Customer: B****, DON’T TELL ME WHAT TO DO!!! I’M THE F****** CUSTOMER!!!! I CAN DO WHATEVER THE F*** I WANT!!!
Girlfriend: YOU ARE SO RUDE! FIRST OF ALL WHY ARE YOU IN OUR BUSINESS ANYWAYS?
Coworker#1: Because you made it our business ever since you step foot in here. Look, I still don’t see why you’re upset. I’ve been nothing but respectful to you guys. All I said was-.
Customer: SHUT UP, B****! GOD IS EVERY FAT BLACK B**** IN THIS WORLD ALWAYS HAVE AN ATTITUDE PROBLEM? IF THEY CAN’T LEARN TO SHUT THE F*** UP BY THEMSELVES, THEN I WILL HAVE TO TEACH THEM MYSELF!!!

(He reached towards Coworker#1, who immediatley took a step back. Coworker#2, a male, finally decided to step in. He’s been watching the whole scene unfold in the kitchen.)

Coworker#2: Hey! You don’t lay a hand on women at all! I dont play that s***!
Customer: WHO THE F*** YOU THINK YOU’RE TALKING TO?!?! YOU THINK YOU RE TOUGH BEHIND THAT COUNTER, HUH? N****,YOU AIN’T S***!!!

(The manager finally steps out of the office and imediately cuts into the middle of the drama.)

Manager: Sir, what is the problem?
Customer: *ignores Manager* COME ON, BITCH SINCE YOU THINK YOU’RE TOUGH AND S***!!! YOU’RE A PUNK A** N****!!!
Coworker#2: IS THAT WHAT YOU THINK?
Manager: *finally has enough* SHUT UP, (Coworker#2)!!!!
Customer: *eyes widen* IS THAT WHAT YOUR NAME IS? *scoffs* (Coworker #2)?
Me: *finally reprinted the receipt* Here you go, sir.

(Girlfriend took the receipt instead. She adjusted the child in her arms as she nudged her irate boyfriend to indicate that it’s time to go. He ignores her.)

Customer: *arms spread* RUN UP, BRUH!!!
Manager: NOBODY’S RUNNING UP ON NO ONE!!! SIR, YOU NEED TO LEAVE!!!
Girlfriend: (Customer), lets go!

(Customer finally decides to leave. He slowly backs away slowly towards the door.)

Customer: I’ll be back. I’LL BE BACK WITH MY MOMMA!!!!

(Once they actually left the premises, I explained to the manager whats going on.)

Manager: All this over a receipt? Really?
Me: Yep.
Coworker#1: Well if he decides to come back, I’ll have my taser ready for his rude a**.

(That was the first and last time I ever forget someone’s receipt. As for the customer, he never came back that day or the day after. Not even with his momma. I guess he’s the real b**** here.)