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Ball Buster Filibuster

, , , | Right | August 18, 2009

(I work at a video store, where in order to rent movies we ask for a phone number and then read out their name to verify the account. You can have one primary account name, with others added on to it. This particular customer was on the account under his wife.)

Me: “Phone number, please.”

Customer: *reads out number*

Me: “Are you under [Name Of Wife]”?

Customer: “Not tonight. She’s mad at me!”

Slightly Less Rare Than An Honest Politician

, , , , | Right | August 17, 2009

Coworker: “Hi, how are you? Can I help you find anything today?”

Customer: “Yes, I’m looking for books by John Edwards.”

Coworker: “The politician?”

Customer: “Yes… He reads minds, you know.”

Coworker: “Oh, you’re looking for John Edwards the psychic, not John Edwards the politician.”

Customer: “They’re different people?!”

So Stupid I Almost Painted

, , , , | Right | August 17, 2009

Customer: “I need some paint.”

Me: “No problem, let me show you our selection.”

(After taking her time picking out colors from all the swatches we have.)

Customer: “I want these two colors mixed. I’m going to be painting stripes.”

Me: “Sure, no problem. Let me mix it up for you. Would you like a gallon of each or a different size? Also, would you like some painter’s tape and a couple of brushes?”

Customer: “I only need one brush and I don’t need any painter’s tape, because you are going to mix the two colors.”

Me: “You want me to mix the two colors?”

Customer: “Yes, so I can just buy one gallon and paint stripes.”

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Helping Is Its Own Reward (Card)

, , , | Right | August 17, 2009

Me: “Hello. Do you have a rewards card?”

Customer: “No. Why would I want a stupid piece of plastic for?”

Me: “Okay. That’ll be–”

Customer: “What? Aren’t you going to lecture me on the benefits of your card?”

Me: “Well, you get coupons and discounts.”

Customer: “I don’t need that! Stop hounding me about your stupid piece of plastic!”

Your Call Is Placed Two-Billionth – Hold, Please

, , , , | Right | August 17, 2009

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

Customer: “Hi, do you carry cell phone repeaters?”

Me: “We do not.”

Customer: “Any idea where I can get one?”

Me: “The Internet would be your best bet.”

Customer: “Do you have the phone number for the Internet?”