It Runs On Imagination

, , , | Right | December 24, 2008

(An older woman comes in looking for flashlights, and I take her to that section.)

Customer: “Okay, then, do any of these flashlights plug in?”

Me: “Yes, ma’am, these few here use a built-in battery that can be recharged with a power cord.”

Customer: “But I don’t want any batteries, just the cord. Flashlight batteries are always dead every time I need the flashlight!”

Me: “Oh, well, I’m sorry, but all we have are these types of flashlights. Why did you want a corded model?”

Customer: “Oh, you know, in case the power goes out.”

Me: “…”

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