Must Be This Smart To Ride

| St. Louis, MO, USA | Family & Kids

(A theme park guest and her son want to board a ride. I check the boy’s height to make sure he can ride it, but sadly he is about four inches too short.)

Me: “I’m sorry, ma’am. Your son isn’t tall enough to ride.”

Guest: “What do you mean? Your sign says he can ride with a responsible person.”

Me: “The sign also says he must be a certain height to ride.”

Guest: “No, it doesn’t. Fix your sign now!”

(I take the guest and her son out to the entrance of the attraction, and show her word for word the ride requirements.)

Guest: “Well, this is outrageous!”

Guest’s Little Boy: “Gosh mom, can’t you read? Do you want me to die?!”

Guest: *storms off angrily*

Guest’s Little Boy: *to me, while being led away* “Have a good day! Bye!”

Can’t Hide That You Lied About The Ride

| MN, USA | Family & Kids, Liars & Scammers

Me: “Sorry, can I double check your son’s height? I just want to make sure he’s tall enough.”

Guest: “Ugh, all right! [Son], stand against the sign.” *to me* “He’s been on this one before. He loves it! It’s his favorite ride.”

(The guest’s son is just tall enough to ride, so I let them in. I run the ride, but notice that her son is noticeably frightened. As they get off the ride, I decide to question the guest.)

Me: “Is it still his favorite ride?”

Guest: “What?! No! He’s never been on this one before!”

Biting Off More Than He Can Chew

| Cincinnati, OH, USA | Liars & Scammers, Pets & Animals, Top

(I work at a dinosaur trail, where people can walk through the forest and look at robotic dinosaurs. On this particular day, a guest with one arm comes onto the trail. About half an hour later, he comes back out.)

Me: “So, did you enjoy the trail?”

Guest: “I got my arm bit off.”

Coworker: *without skipping a beat* “I’m sorry, sir. We don’t give refunds.”