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Students Don’t Hit The Books Like They Used To

, , , , , , | Right | May 18, 2011

(It is the first week of classes, so the book store is absolutely packed.)

Student: “Can you help me?”

Me: “Of course. What do you need?”

(The student hands me her book list.)

Student: “Find all of these for me.”


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Found Next To The Irony Section

, , , , , | Right | April 23, 2011

Customer: “I need to find [diet and exercise book].”

(I go and look up the book for her.)

Me: “Alright, it looks like it will be in our wellness section. Let’s head over there and grab it.”

Customer: “You go get it. I’m tired.”


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The Formula For Laziness

, , , | Right | April 3, 2011

Me: “Thank you for calling [store]. How may I help you?”

Caller: “Hi. I was wondering if you had [brand] formula?”

Me: “If you hold on, I will go check.”

(I go and check. I come back on the line a few minutes later.)

Me: “Thank you for holding, ma’am. We have the formula. Would you like me to hold some for you?”

Caller: “No, I’m in the parking lot. I just wanted to make sure you had it today before I came in.”


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This Is Why We’re In A Recession, Part 6

, , , , , | Right | December 7, 2010

Customer: “Wait, that’s only supposed to be twenty dollars cheaper.”

Me: “Yes, sir, that’s after the mail-in rebate. You have to send in the paperwork and proof of purchase.”

Customer: “Well, why don’t you give me the discount now and send in the rebate yourself?”

Me: “No, that’s not how this works. You are responsible for sending in the rebate yourself.”

Customer: “You mean you’re making me responsible for my own money?”


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Winner Of The No-Door-Bell Prize

, , , , , | Right | September 21, 2010

Customer: “Why won’t the door open?”

Me: “It opens like a normal door. It’s not automatic.”

Customer: “I don’t get it.”

Me: “Give it a push.”

(The customer backs up and tries to ‘activate’ the door again.)

Customer: “It won’t open!”


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