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Elixirs Of Everlasting Life Are On Aisle 5

, , , , | Right | January 7, 2010

(While ringing up a customer, the computer flags cold medicine and asks for age verification.)

Me: “Sir, I need to verify your date of birth.”

Customer: “Why?”

Me: “You’re trying to buy medicine and I just need your date of birth to confirm you are over the age of 18.”

Customer: “Oh. April 20th, 1420.”

Me: “Sir, I really need your actual birth date to continue.”

Customer: “4-20-1420. Put it in.”

(I enter the date. The system accepts. I look in disbelief.)

Customer: “Told you.”


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Questionable Intelligence

, , | Right | December 9, 2009

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

Customer: “Yes, can you tell me what room is beside 106?”

Me: “Um… room 107?”

Customer: “That’s the one! Thanks so much!” *hangs up*

So She Thinks She Can Dance

, , , | Right | December 8, 2009

(A little old lady approaches me and a new employee while we’re standing in the movie theater lobby.)

Customer: *dances*

Me: “That’s nice, ma’am.”

Customer: *continues dancing*

Me: “Um… I don’t know how to respond to that.”

Customer: *continues dancing*

Me: “I’m sorry, I really don’t know how to respond.”

Customer: “You could say ‘You’re a great dancer!'” *walks toward the concession stand*

New Guy: “Does that happen often?”

Me: “No. Believe it or not, that’s actually a new one.”


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It’s All In Your Head

, , , | Right | October 26, 2009

(I’m a cashier at the local grocery store. One evening, a customer comes up to my till.)

Me: “Did you find everything okay today, sir?”

Customer: “Yes, thank you, I did.”

(I start scanning his items. Out of nowhere, he grabs the hand-held scanner and points it at his forehead. Naturally, nothing comes up.)

Customer: “Just as I thought. I’m priceless!”


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When Super-Sized Burgers Meet Bite-Sized Brains

, , , | Right | October 22, 2009

(At the fast food restaurant where I work, we’ve just introduced a burger that is very large. Three customers come into the store…)

Customer #1: “Can I get that new burger?”

Me: “Sure, would you like anything else?”

Customer #2: “Oh, my God! You’re getting the new burger?!”

Customer #1: “Yeah!”

Customer #2: *to me* “Hey, would that burger fit in my mouth?” *opens his mouth wide*

Me: “No, sir. I seriously believe it won’t.”

Customer #2: “What about now?” *opens bigger*

Me: “No, sir.”

Customer #2: “NOW?” *opens it as large as he possibly can*

Me: “No.”

Customer #3: “I apologise for his small mouth.” *hits the second customer on the head*

Me: “That’s okay.”

Customer #3: “So, would it fit in mine?” *opens mouth*

Me: “No, it won’t, sir…”


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