AAAAAND that's the first time I punched an elderly woman.
Fück. These. People.
I can relate to @depressedcashier at the moment.
@OfficialNyarlathotep, what about me? 😱
@Depressed Retail Guy, my goodness you're still alive! I would've thought your depression got the best of you!
I saw this episode and thought that it was a funny exaggeration, that all changed when I got a job in fast food. You get a few people like this and your hope in humanity dies a little bit each time.
@Tytinn, I've done fast food as well as retail. It's why I try to be as courteous and understanding as possible (i.e. a descent human being) with staff at these places.
@Tytinn, you had hope in humanity huh
@Tytinn, I've done fast food and retail as well... I still feel a sting of disappointment that 2012 didn't turn out like the movie 2012!
Reeeaaalllyyy hate these people. They are just too stupid to be walking around freely. When I worked retail, if anyone ever asked for something different, I told them that what they saw on the floor us all we had. And I still got people asking for stuff in a different color and one person who made a huge fuss over something that didn't come in the color they wanted, and I, my manager, and her manager all tried to explain to thus idiot if a person that the color they wanted does not exist for that item. And they still kept arguing back
@Anonymous Jack III, I once had been accused of purposely spinning the milk so the dates don’t face front. We had a new guy the night before and I was fixing it, which she watched me do before bitching Me out then getting my manager. He was just like uh huh and walked away.
Also how many times did you hear “check the back” only to go in the back out of eye sight and count 3 Mississippi and walk back out.
Tldr: customers are trash and employees will fvck with you
@nepheal, Oh yeah the only thing we check for in the back is furniture because you can't store all the furniture out on the floor. If it's ANYTHING else, food, toys, whatever, we don't even bother. Everything in the back is in a cardboard box with tiny ass labels on them. Nobody is gonna cut open the box and mess up the pallet for one item. If they're a nice customer, I just tell them we'll be getting more in on this day and everything should be stocked by the day after and to come back then
SSSSSOOOOoooo glad I got away from retail!
@GraveSlave, what did you switch to, if you don’t mind me asking
@Zack Fair, on site maintenance. My "customers" now are other departments. You still run into stuff kinda like this from time to time, but you can push back if need. Just have to give/get respect, know what you're talking about, and approach it the right way.
I think keeping it real with customers in a respectful manner isn’t bad for business. What do you guys think?
I once had a customer, who is asking what the difference was between two fish tank starter kits, (the ones that come with the filter and the heater) And they were the same sized starter kits, the only difference was that one of the tanks had color changing lights, which by the way, said it had on the box. I told her this and she looked at me like I was an idiot and said “Could you get somebody who knows what they’re talking about.” So I went and grabbed my manager and she told her the exact same thing. She thanked her and then just walked out without either of the kits. This is the same lady who comes in almost every other week asking me why her tank is so dirty, and I tell her the same thing, even though she has a filter, she’s got too many goldfish in the size tank that she has, but then she refuses to do anything about it, then gets upset when I can’t give her a different solution.
My sister had a customer when she was a waitress request chicken ribs (which dont even fekin exist) and insisted they ordered that last time so "you DO have them!"
I've done both retail and hospitality and boy if I didnt alrealy hate people before, those jobs solidified it
You wouldn't believe how common it was at my job for customers to forget what they ordered and treat me like I'm an Englishman bringing a pox covered blanket to the new world when bringing their orders to them.