May2015

No Masters Over Me

Fun Stories

Retail, Electronics Store | UK (Several young men come in and begin playing on the demonstration consoles. After a short period they begin acting very inappropriately: shouting, vulgar language, etc. I approach the group.) Me: “Excuse me, but I have to ask that you calm down or I am going[…]

Religion Really Gets My Goat

Fun Stories

Grocery Store | Dallas, TX, USA (After running out of diapers in the middle of the night, my husband runs out to the nearest grocery store. There are a few people in line when this happens.) Lady Behind In Line: “So where are you from?” Husband: “Oh, I’m from New[…]

Playing The Bad Customer Game

Fun Stories

Video Game Store | Toronto, ON, Canada (An older man comes in to buy some games for his grandson. He picks out three games, buys them, and leaves. The next day, when I’m working, an older woman comes into the store.) Female Customer: “I’m looking to buy some games for[…]

They Must Be Quite New To This

Fun Stories

Coffee Shop | Vancouver, BC, Canada (I am on my second shift at a till at a new coffee shop, where I am still unfamiliar with the system and therefore very slow. Thankfully, it is at night, so the lineup is usually only two or three people and the customers[…]

Just Got Served By A Teenager

Fun Stories

Bar | Bristol, England, UK (I’m working while taking an extra year at sixth form to finish one course. Due to my lack of classes I often end up working during typical school hours. My early birthday means I’m already 19 but I’m aware I look younger. A customer decides[…]