Category: Extra Stupid

This site is full of Customers; their stupid and moronic exploits that make us laugh. But these gems contained within are for those special cases, the extra stupid, the ones that make you wonder how they have survived this long!

No Vocation For Location, Part 10

| Oklahoma City, OK , USA | Extra Stupid

(I work at a veterinary hospital that is part of a chain located inside a popular pet supply store.)

Me: “Thank you for calling [Vet]. This is [My Name]. How can I help you?”

Customer: “Ya, this is the office at [our location], isn’t it?”

Me: “Yes, ma’am, it is.”

Customer: “I was wondering about your other locations. Can you tell me where they are?”

Me: “I can do that for you. Was there a particular location or area you were interested in?”

Customer: “Ya, where is your 63rd & May location?”

Me: “…Ma’am?”

Customer: “Ya, where is your 63rd & May location?”

Me: “Um, it’s up on May Street at about 63rd Street.”

Customer: “Great! Thank you for your help!”

Related:
No Vocation For Location, Part 9
No Vocation For Location, Part 8
No Vocation For Location, Part 7

If Life Can’t Give You Lemons…

, | Monument, CO, USA | Extra Stupid, Food & Drink

Customer: “Yeah, I’d like a lemonade.”

Me: “I’m sorry, ma’am, we do not have lemonade.”

Customer: “Do you have diet lemonade?”

Me: “…”

A Very Unfortunate Vocabulary

| Limerick, Ireland | Extra Stupid, Language & Words

Me: “Because it’s too close to your renewal date, we won’t be able to change your plan now, but at the end of the week we will.”

Customer: “So there’s nothing you can do for me now?”

Me: “Unfortunately not, no.”

Customer: “Right. And you know that word you keep using, ‘Unfortunately.'”

Me: “Yes?”

Customer: “I’d like you to put through some feedback to your complaints department; it’s not a real word. I don’t know who’s been doing your training or whatever, but ‘Unfortunately’ is not in the dictionary.” *click*

This Service Just Tanked

| MI, USA | Extra Stupid, Pets & Animals

(I am the customer. I am buying a bearded dragon and set-up for my daughter. The employee has been showing me everything I need, including the tank and supplies.)

Employee: “You will also need this scrub brush.”

Me: “What? I have to scrub the bearded dragon?”

Employee: “No, it’s to scrub the tank.”

Me: “…This is going on ‘Not Always Right,’ isn’t it?”

Email Fail, Part 5

| Espoo, Finland | Extra Stupid, Technology

(I work in small photo lab/copy-and-print service. A middle-aged man approaches my counter:)

Me: “Hi there, how can I help you?”

Customer: “I need you to scan this so I can put it in the Internet.” *hands me a paper*

(I was a bit confused and tried not to laugh. The customer had received an e-mail, printed it out, and now needed me to scan it so he could put it on the web!)

Related:
Email Fail, Part 4
Email Fail, Part 3
Email Fail, Part 2

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