Unfiltered Story #169601

, , , | Unfiltered | October 14, 2019

I’m the baker at a big chain in seattle, and have just put out samples of chocolate covered rice crispy treats. We are legally obligated to cover the samples, and to put a sign up that says “Sample includes milk, eggs, nuts” etc if it does, and a sign that says “sample, try me”.

A woman approaches the counter where a covered see through container with the samples is sitting.

Woman: Are these samples?
me: ….yes.
Woman: can I try them?
me: ….yes…
woman: OH, it’s just there was a lid on the container…so
My face nearly cracked in half trying to keep a smile on it, instead of rolling my eyes into the back of my head.

Unfiltered Story #169599

, , | Unfiltered | October 14, 2019

(I’m working drive-thru. This restaurant carries Pepsi products and Root-Beer, so we have Diet Pepsi, Diet Mountain Dew and Diet Root-Beer)

Me: Thank you for choosing (Restaurant). It’d be my pleasure to take your order.

Customer: Yes I’d like a one scoop chocolate cone and a large diet with easy ice.

Me: Okay, what kind of soda?

Customer: A large diet.

Me: A diet what?

Customer: (Practically shouting at this point) A LARGE DIET WITH EASY ICE!

Me: Ma’am, what kind of soda did you want? We have diet–


(She glared at me while I cashed her out, but my co-worker accidentally spilled the soda on her while she handed it out the window!)

Before Adele Was Famous She Worked In A Furniture Shop  

, , , , | Right | October 14, 2019

(I work front desk reception for a furniture store.)

Me: *answers phone* “Thank you for calling [Furniture Store]. How can I help you?”


Me: “Hello?”

Caller: “Hello? That’s how you answer the phone at a business?! You guys are so unprofessional!” *click*

Unfiltered Story #169597

, , | Unfiltered | October 14, 2019

I work for a well known electronics store. I work in mobile phones. I sold an iPhone 6S (the newest iPhone) to a customer. A few days later, he came in with a tablet, showing our ad for the weekly sales. If something goes on sale within 10 days of purchase, we will refund the difference.

Customer: I read this ad this morning, and it shows the iPhone and Apple TV now have $70 off. I want to get $70 refunded from my purchase.

Me: Can I see that ad?

The customer hands me the tablet. My supervisor walks up, overhearing our conversation.

Customer: I bought this phone 2 days ago. I want my $70! That’s your policy.

My Supervisor: Sir, to get the $70, we’d have to return the phone and re-sell it to you. Since this phone is attached to your (cell phone company) contract, it will take some doing.

Customer: I shop here all the time. I need a new refrigerator. I want my $70!

I look closer at the ad, and see that the $70 is for the iPhone 6, last year’s model. The customer bought the iPhone 6S. It’s a different phone.

The customer is going on about this, and getting more agitated and demanding. He threatens to take his business elsewhere.

Me: So what you are saying is that you want us to give you a $70 refund that pertains only to the iPhone 6, which you did not purchase?

Customer. *silence*

My supervisor offers to him $70 off when he plans on buying a refrigerator. He agrees. It makes me mad that he bullied his way into that discount when he read the ad wrong!

Unfiltered Story #169595

, , | Unfiltered | October 14, 2019

(I’m the dumb customer in this one. After my family was seated at a restaurant, the waiter finished taking my mother’s order and got to me. Like many sit-down eateries, each dinner entree came with two sides and the choice of a soup or a salad, usually said like “soup or salad?” Cue the ensuing embarrassment. Note: This is written the way that I understood it at the time.)

Me: I’d like a chicken fried steak, please, with green beans and mashed potatoes.

Waiter: Super salad?

Me: No.

Waiter: *confused* Um… super salad?

Me: NO.

Waiter: *panicking slightly* ….Super salad?!

Me: *forceful but still polite* NO!

(This continued for a few minutes, with the waiter looking like he wanted to die on the spot and very confused. I was completely puzzled by the fact that he didn’t understand that I did not, in fact, want a SUPER SALAD, which is what I heard. I hate salad. Eventually, my dad came to the waiter’s – and my – rescue.)

Dad: [My Name], he’s asking if you want a SOUP or SALAD.

(At this point, realization dawned. The waiter nearly fell over in relief as I sheepishly asked for soup. I sure hope the waitstaff got a kick out of it, because I never wanted to give the poor man such a hard time!)