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New Years Custys Behaving Badly

Three1From Sisu:

Hi Slaves

I think I attract the idiots. They seem to flock to me - that, and my co-workers frequently don't feel like doing a damn thing, so I get to help EVERYONE! Oh joy, oh rapture.

Today we had extra help, since there was no GM truck to unload. They thought it would be smart to bring out all of our overstock. That's all fine and dandy, actually. We are out of stock on so much, trying to bring our shelves back from empty from Christmas.

Anyway, with about 9 people in the department, most people were getting helped pretty quickly. If they needed us, they got us.

Some bozo didn't get the message.

Now I'll admit, I was more focused on the stocking than scanning the department for idiots. I had 7 full carts waiting for me.

So one of our helpers comes over and grabs me and points to the register area (which is kind of horse-shoe shaped) and looks a little worried, so I look over and there's a guy standing BEHIND the register, where most of our locked up stuff is.


I don't know what this guy is up to, but since he seems to just be standing there, I opt out of calling security. Bad, bad, BAD mistake. Instead, I go up to him and ask him how I could help him.

Bozo launches into a tirade about how "fucking long it took to get any help, Jesus Christ!". 

The profanity and the fact that he's still BEHIND my register/counter isn't exactly helping him, but knowing that he couldn't have been there more than two minutes gets me more than a little irritated. I mask that superbly and ask him very politely to step outside of the register area. Naturally he throws a little hissy fit, but his girlfriend decides to interrupt.

"Get me one of these!" she demanded, holding up an extremely popular mp3 player that we sold out of about two weeks before Christmas.

I apologized and told her we were sold out.

"YOU HAVE TO BE JOKING!" she screeches.

Perhaps here, I should say that I am proudly Finnish, and Finns are noted for answering questions rather abruptly compared to what some people are used to. We also answer the question asked, not implied. Maybe not all Finns are like this, but that's how I've been raised, so that's what I'm used to.

I looked at her calmly and simply said, "No."

You'd have thought I just told her the world had ended. Bozo and Bozo's Bitch threw an epic fit and stomped off hurling obscenities and threats and all sorts of nonsensical crap.

My co-workers, of course, had gathered and wanted to know what the hell just happened (so did I, actually), so I told them the nutshell version.Three3

Then the guy came back and cornered me between two carts. Oh, bad idea. Now I can bust him for being in a restricted area and intimidation! Well, he demands to know my name. I'll point out here that I'm required to wear a name badge, but because he's now annoyed me past the point of tolerance, I start throwing names out, figuring if he's too dumb to read what is plainly in front of him, I'm going to have fun with it. 

Longer story short, he tells me he's going to management, yada yada yada. It really throws him off when I smile brightly at the dumbass.

I told him that would be great, that I'd love to talk to management.

The guy FINALLY gets a clue. He got wide eyed and almost ran out of the department. No idea if he actually went to management, but no one bothered me about it, so I'm guessing no.

The best part of it is that if he was at all intelligent, he would have known from being BEHIND the register/counter that we didn't have what his bitch wanted. It was right there. He was just that fucking stupid.

Here's to a better 2010,



How DARE you be sold out of a very popular item!

P.S. Go Team Suomi (Finland)! See you in Vancouver.


Jeezus Effing Christ. Why is it people think you are always HIDING stuff they want? Like you purposely keep it hidden up your sleeve. "No, I don't have it." "Are you sure?" "Well, by golly! Here it is in my back pocket! You were right all along!" Asshole.

I had a woman looking for a birthday card for a 2 year old. Don't ask me why we have six cards for 1 year olds and only 1 card for 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, etc. Its not like a 1 or 2 year old is going to do anything but drool and gum on a card. Then she was upset because we were out of boxed Christmas cards. LADY! We were out Christmas Eve! Some people are out to be disappointed. There is a huge strip mall less than 1/4 mile away with a box store and a full Hallmark store that will have everything you want, probably at cheaper prices. QUIT BITCHING! We are only a small pharmacy. What do you expect a week after Christmas and 15' of Birthday space? We just aren't going to have everything.


Finland, Finland, Finland
The country where I want to be
Pony trekking or camping
Or just watching TV
Finland, Finland, Finland
It's the country for me

You're so near to Russia
So far from Japan
Quite a long way from Cairo
Lots of miles from Vietnam

Finland, Finland, Finland
The country where I want to be
Eating breakfast or dinner
Or snack lunch in the hall
Finland, Finland, Finland
Finland has it all

You're so sadly neglected
And often ignored
A poor second to Belgium
When going abroad

Finland, Finland, Finland
The country where I quite want to be
Your mountains so lofty
Your treetops so tall
Finland, Finland, Finland
Finland has it all

Oh focus on Finland friends

Finland, Finland, Finland
The country where I quite want to be
Your mountains so lofty
Your treetops so tall
Finland, Finland, Finland
Finland has it all, Finland has it all...

Awesome to see some finnish despair over here as well, and, toivottavasti tuollaisia tapauksia ei ilmaannu teidän liikkeeseen uudestaan ihan heti.

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