Keeping Themselves In The Dark

| Right | October 28, 2015

(Due to heavy rainfall we’ve had a few leaks at the back of the shop which has caused the back area’s lighting to short out. Unfortunately, head office won’t allow us to close so we have to make sure all customers are careful. Everyone is warning customers about the back of the shop being dark as they come in. A man walks in and I greet him.)

Me: “Hello there. Just so you know, the back of the shop is a little dark at the moment as our lighting isn’t working. Please be careful.”

Man: *barely acknowledges me*

(A few minutes later the man comes back to the till with a grumpy look on his face.)

Man: “Excuse me; it’s very dark at the back of your shop! Somebody could have an accident. You really should get it sorted!”

Me: “I’m sorry, sir, our lighting isn’t working at the moment due to some leaks in the heavy rain. We’re hoping to get it fixed as soon as possible.”

Man: “Well, you should at least warn people about it!”

Me: “…”

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