Another first world problem

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  1. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? VIP

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    This time at Staples.

    I needed to buy some electronic stuff for work today. Instead of having the actual items on display, they had plastic boxes with a picture of the item in them. I guess so you couldn't steal them. I needed two, so I take two of those boxes up to the checkout. I assumed they would check me out and then hand me the items.

    The checkout lady looks at the two boxes and is clearly confused. She finally asks me if I want two of the same item and I reply to the affirmative. Then she tells me three times that I didn't need to bring two boxes up there, one would do. Silly me, I thought the boxes represented the number they had in stock. It took all of my willpower to tell her that they ought to have fucking instructions on the boxes for buying two. About the third time she told me, I was getting steamed. I don't need someone telling me how I ought to shop.

    So she goes to her computer, looks them up, and says that they are out of them. Why would they have the fucking boxes on display in the first place if they were out of them?

    What a wonderful customer service experience.
     
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    full steam ahead
     
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    face palm Well-Known Member

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    and i just ate chicken
    no pics
     
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    Johnnykstaint A real one way mother f-er Gold

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    Did you threaten her anal sovereignty? I wouldve. :up:
     
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    gwartney Is there gas in the car? VIP

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    No, she was older. I probably would have just smiled and laughed if it was a cute young clerk. Another lesson these places need to learn.
     
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    Johnnykstaint A real one way mother f-er Gold

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    IMO, you should degrade equally, regardless of age, weight, race or gender. :salute:
     
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    BRINGING UP DISPLAY ITEMS/BOXES :haha:
     
  8. hidden dragon

    hidden dragon i came. i saw. i derailed. Staff Member

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    be an equal opportunity offender!
     
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    Yep - stupid is stupid, no matter what it's wrapped in. :grad:
     
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    What's funny about that? How else would you purchase it?
     
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    :jj:

    I chuckled
     
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    I could have sworn this was an @Gwarn1 thread...
     
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    phil's here :cheer:
     
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    You'll feel better when they go out of business in a couple years.
     
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    What am this? The Oprah Winfrey show? My'b little subshine...my little rubychooks!

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    Buncha dumb fucking crybabies on this board.
     
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    Amazon
     
  20. gwartney

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    Oh yes. They had to have them today. I have no idea why but they couldn't wait two days.