Should Keep Better Account Of His Account, Part 2

| OH, USA | Money, Top

(I am a bank teller. A senior citizen is asking to withdraw a large sum of money from his account.)

Me: “Okay, I’ll just need to see a picture ID because of the amount you are withdrawing.”

Customer: “Oh, my God, why?! I come in here all the time!”

Me: “I apologize, sir. I’ll definitely make a note of this for next time. Since I do not know you, I will need to see an ID. It’s to protect me, as well as yourself.”

Customer: “Are you f****** kidding me?! Why?! This is ridiculous! I totally come in here all the time!”

Me: “Well, sir, in the event that someone comes in here and acts like they are you, would you want us to go ahead and take out the money and not ask for ID?”

Customer: “Oh, my God! This is ridiculous! No one is going to do that. Give me my money now! I am not taking out my ID! You know who I am.”

(A line has built up behind him. The customer next in line chimes in.)

Other Customer: “Oh, my God! Quit being so ridiculous! If you really don’t care, I’ll go ahead and take money out of your account right now. I mean, what does it matter? You don’t care about your account security, so you’ll be okay with just anyone taking money out, right?”

(The customer rolls his eyes.)

Customer: “Whatever. No one will really do that. I’m totally going to my other bank. This is ridiculous!”

(He steps off to the side, and the next customer comes up.)

Other Customer: “Hello, I’d like to withdraw $1,000 from that ridiculous gentleman’s account, please! Oh, my God, like, totally give me all twenties!”

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Another Reason To Hate The News

| Ottawa, ON, Canada | Canada, Money, Movies & TV

(I work in a major sandwich franchise in Canada.)

Me: “Hi there, welcome to [store]. What can I get started for you today?”

Customer: “Yeah, you guys have the chicken sandwich for $5 dollars this month, right?”

Me: “No, sir, that promotion is actually only available in the US at the moment.”

Customer: “What? What are you talking about? Since when has there ever been a difference?”

Me: “Well, promotions and prices have always been different between the two countries. I think that’s how it’s always been for large franchises.”

Customer: “I still want the promoted price I saw on the commercial.”

Me: “Is it possible that you were watching an American channel when you saw this commercial sir?”

Customer: “Of course not! I only watch Canadian television! What do I look like to you, some kind of Yankee?”

Me: “What channel were you watching, sir?”

Customer: “Fox News.”

Me: “That’s an American channel sir.”

Customer: “Oh… well…”

(He ended up ordering the sandwich he wanted, and he paid the marked-up price for it.)

This Is Why We’re In A Recession, Part 17

| Reston, VA, USA | At The Checkout, Money, Technology

Customer: “Excuse me, I’d like to get a refund for an item I purchased from your online store.”

Me: “Sure, I can help with that. Just let me see the item so I can pull it up in our system.”

Customer: “Well, the item hasn’t arrived yet. It’s still being delivered.”

Me: “Oh, we won’t be able to issue a refund unless you actually give us something to refund. When the item arrives, bring it back here and we can give you your money back, no problem!”

Customer: “I can’t believe you won’t give me a freaking refund! This is unacceptable! I bought the item, and you d*** well better give me my money back!”

Me: “Sir, I understand that you’d like to get your money refunded. Without giving us your item back, it’s like we’re just giving it to you. We can’t give you the money today, only to have you return here a few days later to give us the item back!”

Customer: “Well, why would I need to return here? I would have already gotten my money back by then!”

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