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HELLSPAWN TALES 2From HerdaGurda, TalesFromRetail

I am not allowed to make executive decisions at my store, since I'm not a manager. This includes kicking people out, doing exchanges and refunds, and dealing with irate customers. I'm alright with this, though, because I just need to tell kids to stop screwing around in the store.

Anyways. I was at work earlier this evening when 3 young boys came in - I’d say 9 - 11 years old. My coworker and I were keeping an eye on them because it’s retail and the little brats like to steal things.

The store I work at isn’t exactly kid-friendly. There are a lot of risque items as well as items with vulgar language on them. Our card rack capitalizes on both these aspects quite well. One of the cards we sell is a birthday card with a woman holding a chalkboard so as to cover her insinuated nude breasts and genitalia; the chalkboard reads:

Menu:

  • Large, juicy melons

  • Smokin’ hot buns

  • Whipped cream for dessert.

The boys glanced over the card to pick up a mug covered in various curse words, with one laughing and pointing at the smallest of the three as he proclaimed, “These all describe you! You’re a fuckin’ faggot bitch! Ahahahahahahaha!”

At this point, my coworker looks at me with this look of, “Are you kidding me?”

They returned to the aforementioned card, picked it up, and the same boy who spoke said (quite loudly), “This bitch deserves what’s coming to her. Slut.”

They then wandered around the womens’ clothing section for a bit, picking up the less modest clothing and making remarks such as, “Yeah, she’s begging for the D if she wears this.” “God, anyone who wore this would open their legs for anything!” etc.

New Freddy 027They soon left, only to return an hour later, running through the store. Apparently, they were playing keep-away with the smallest boy’s Hulk hat. After being told twice to not run, I crouched to their level and told them, “Listen. One, we said to not run. Two, this isn’t a playground. Three, you were in here earlier making absolutely inappropriate remarks about girls. Would your mother or aunt or grandmother be okay hearing you say the thing you said around my coworker and me? Four, you don't treat your friends like they're friends, and I wouldn't want to be friends with someone like you. Now, get out and do not return unless you have your parents with you, or else I'm calling security.”

The boy who did the most talking looked at me and said, "I can talk about girls any way I want. They're just girls and it's adult to let them know who's boss."

At this point, I physically removed them from the store. (As in, I removed the kids by just placing my hand on their shoulder and guiding them to the door.) Apparently, they’ve gone to tell their fathers about the mean lady at the store.

My manager on duty overheard this and told me that, while what they did was atrocious, I was acting completely out of bounds and could be suspended for what I did, but he'll just write me up. However, he congratulated me on scaring them.

--HerdaGurda

 

Comments

Herpetarium

.... and the manager just proved right the boys.... I get it, no executive decisions can be taken, but it's kinda shitty from a company to just say "you did what you were not suppose to and while it can be justifiable and no sane person could sue you or us for this, we gotta write you up for breaking the rules and doing a good job" ....

Lightning

“This bitch deserves what’s coming to her. Slut.”
So. What exactly is 'coming to her'? No, I am curious. Tell me in exact detail what it is and why she deserves it. Can't think of anything? Don't use words to insinuate things, if you cannot handle talking the whole talk.

“God, anyone who wore this would open their legs for anything!”
...your mom.

"I can talk about girls any way I want. They're just girls and it's adult to let them know who's boss."
I WILL PUNCH YOUR TESTICLES OFF! I can't stand disrespectful talk like that, especially from little half-pint brats. I am not one for child violence, but this type of kid deserves a good slap.

"However, he congratulated me on scaring them."
Uh, this doesn't sound like they were scared, manager.

TenebrisVenator

Security! Please hold these little monsters until their parents arrive. They are being disruptive, and displaying frankly alarming behaviour. When the parents get here, I would like a word with them

Misty Meanor

I will admit that touching them was wrong, but otherwise you did the right thing.

As for playing keep-away like that, that has to be the biggest form of bullying I've ever seen. Not to mention, in a place like that?

Lightning

Misty Meanor, it's not bullying, it's idiocy.

Misty Meanor

Oh I understand Lightning. Whoever came up with that idea for a game is stupid. But in the past people have used that as a way of bullying me.

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