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Category: Technology

The realm of Technical Support is there to provide expert assistance to those who are not so tech-savvy. Although they still expect you to know what a computer is, and how to turn it on, and to know that you can’t ‘fix the internet’ because it isn’t pretty enough. You have been warned…

Customer Ignorance Is Soda Pressing

, | Payson, UT, USA | Technology

(I overhear this between an employee and a customer.)

Customer: “So, what is so great about this smartphone?”

Employee: “Well, it’s waterproof and—”

Customer: “Waterproof? There is no such thing!”

Employee: “I can assure you—”

Customer: “Prove it.”

(As I listen to this, the employee proceeds to dip it in the guy’s soda.)

Employee: “See, it works.” *proceeds to pull it back out and show that it works*

Customer: “Well, umm… the customer is always right!”

Just Type In ‘Born Yesterday’

, | Lansing, MI, USA | At The Checkout, Technology

(Whenever we access a customer’s account, they need to give us their pin number.)

Me: “All right, now, what’s your eight-digit pin number?”

Customer: “I don’t know… Oh! It’s my birthday!”

Me: *looking at them expectantly*

Customer: *looking at me expectantly*

Me: “aaannndddd what would that be?”

Wish You Could Screen These Customers

| Australia | Popular, Rude & Risque, Technology

(Our store has a large screen relaying live footage from the CCTV cameras. Every so often, customers who are easily entertained go crazy about ‘seeing themselves on TV’ and start dancing in front of it, or taking pictures, or whatever. We had just served this trio of guys when they noticed the screen and one started dancing. The next moment I looked at him he had his pants down to his knees and was doing what you could only describe as “windmilling,” while thrusting towards my horrified looking coworker.)

Me: “It’s not going to look any larger on the big screen…”