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A Special Kind Of Miserable That Lasts All Day

, , , , , | Right | October 6, 2017

(I’m a cashier, and a customer enters my line just past noon.)

Customer: “Good morning!”

Me: “Well, technically it’s not anymore.”

Customer: “Aw, it’s always morning! There are always eight more hours to get things done.”

Me: “But if it was always morning, then I’d always be miserable. Wait, that’s accurate. Good morning, sir.”

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Let Slip How Lazy They Are

, , , , | Working | September 27, 2017

(I have to close the store one night with the laziest coworker there. It is routine to retrieve carts that are outside and bring them in. On this particular night, there are about seven carts outside. It is snowing, leaving the parking lot slick and dangerous. Due to unfortunate circumstances, my work boots have been destroyed, making it difficult to traverse across the ice.)

Me: “Hey, could you get the carts for me tonight? I’m afraid I’d be falling everywhere if I tried.”

Lazy Coworker: “I’m not really feeling it, tonight. I’m gonna just smoke my cigarette and finish up the rest of the closing procedure afterward.”

(I roll my eyes, as this is typical of his behavior, and continue the trek out into the icy parking lot. There’s one cart that’s at the complete other end of the parking lot, about 100 yards away, which results in much slipping and sliding all the way there and all the way back. After gathering all of the carts and falling on my bum at least twice, I finally make it back into the store.)

Lazy Coworker: “Wow. That looked like it hurt. Glad I decided to stay inside.”


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The Supreme Court Handles Gay Rights, The Constitution, And Free Desserts

, , , | Right | September 3, 2017

(A man orders a piece of salmon at our restaurant. Later, he complains that the one on the menu looks bigger than what he gets. After the customer argues with the server and the manager for about 15 minutes, the manager reluctantly takes 25% off his entrée. This exchange occurs when he sees his server again:)

Customer: “How about you give me a dessert for free and we’ll call it even?”

Server: “No.”

Customer: “Excuse me?”

Server: “It is even, sir. We have already taken 25% off your dish, even though it’s against our restaurant’s policy. There is nothing I can do to change that.”

Customer: “Well, what the f*** is this?”

Server: “[Restaurant] in [City, State].”

Customer: “I want a dessert for free to make things even!”

Server: “Sir, I can’t do th—”

Customer: “I will go to the f****** U.S. Supreme Court if I have to!”

Server: “You do that. Have a nice night.”

(The man didn’t leave a tip, nor did anyone else at his table, but a nearby table enjoyed the comedy show and left enough to cover it.)


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The Wife Took All Your Money

, , , | Right | August 31, 2017

(I am working at the register one day and an elderly gentleman comes up to my desk.)

Customer: “Hi, I was wondering if I could get my money back?”

(He hands me a couple of receipts stapled together.)

Me: “I’m happy to help. Whatcha got?”

Customer: “I sent my wife in here yesterday to get my money back. I still don’t have it.”

(Looking at the receipts, I see the initial purchase was a few days ago for a couple items, and the newer receipt is from the day prior, with my Employee ID on the top.)

Me: “Well, your wife did return everything from the initial purchase, and I gave the total back to her. There’s really nothing more I can do at this point.”

Customer: “So, can I get my money back?”

Me: “Your wife has it, sir.”

Customer: “Oh, okay… So… can I get my money back here?”

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Four-Way Stop And Think About What You Just Said

, , , , | Friendly | August 23, 2017

(My dad and I are driving home and come to a four-way stop sign. Anyone who has been on the road before should understand this is a great place to find these kinds of stories. Two people pull up just before we do. We wait our turn and everyone seems to understand how this works… until just as our turn comes, when a woman comes barreling down, rocketing through the stop sign without even slowing down. As she passes us, she sticks her head out of the window and screams:)

Woman: “BACK THE F*** UP! THERE’S A LINE!”

(My dad barely had his front tires over the line. This woman ran a stop sign. Clearly, my dad’s crime was much worse.)

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