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From Bellavanmalice, Tales From Retail:

Hello. I wanted to share with you the wonders of working at a convenience store (I'm on mobile so grammar and the like may be garbage). I work at a Mini mart owned by a woman named marie. This happened a few months before the summer started.

Usually we would have one person opening the store in the morning and 2 people closing every night, along with a baker that would begin an hour after we opened and close an hour or so before we close at midnight. Today I was working the night shift with a coworker until I was notified by the opening personal that my would-be working buddy had to call in sick so we have to find someone to cover for him. Luckily someone accepts (which is extremely rare) and comes in shortly after, relieving the opening person from being there any longer.

My new coworker was a average woman with long brown hair tied up and a "strong" posture, she looked like a boss when she wasn't. But she was also a great person to talk to and carry on. We shot shit for hours while we helped everyone we could as quickly as possible. It was a good night. Until SHE came in.

From now on M: myself C: Coworker CL: Crazy lady

A lady walked into the store, she looked like she just got out of a 2 week long hotbox in a van made up of cow shit. It wreaked in the store. So much that the baker requested to go outside for a "smoke" even tho we know she doesn't. Either way, the lady grabs the stuff she wanted and comes to the counter to C.

C: Hey there, anything I can get for you today? (Smiling and putting away her things into bags,)

CL: No that's fine, just put the bulbs in another bag.

C: Alright. Not a problem (Does as instructed and puts the light bulbs into a separate bag) that will be money amount

CONVIENHELL1CL: ... I don't like your vibe. (Pays but is glaring at her) you better check your shit lady. Or someone will check it for you.

C: (lays her receipt into the bag with the bulbs in it and passes it to her) o...okay ma'am. You have a great day now.

CL leaves with darting glares back at both of us now. Me and C laugh it off and continue to help more customers. Seems fine right? Incorrect.

10 minutes later this lady busts open the door and makes a b-line for C.

CL: I asked for my fucking receipt. Where is it?

C: It's in the bag with your bulbs

CL: Bullshit. I didn't find it. Now print me another one

C: (currently helping another customer) I can't right now but I can get it for you in a moment if you would like.

M: I'll take a look in the system for you it shouldn't be too hard. (I say, trying to help the situation and let C help the customers)

Carolanne2 114aCL: No. SHE has to get it as an apology for earlier.

C and M: what?

CL: You felt the vibes! She is not supposed to be in the industry all she does is harass and make people uncomfortable. (People are beginning to see something brew and back away from the counter)

C: (getting a bit confrontational) No worries ma'am, since it seems I was such a horrible employee to give you your receipt I'll grab another one for you. (Lays the receipt on the counter in front of CL)

CL Then grabs the receipt and while taking it she rakes her nails deep into C's hand.

C: What the fuck??

CL: The customer is always right. You have the wrong vibe so you should get fired, if I wanted too I would jump over this counter and beat the shit out of you.

C: (standing her ground) do it. Jump over this counter and we will catch it on tape, knock you out and keep you down for the cops. Now get out before I call them.

CL: hisses and leaves

We spend the rest of the night just talking about it. She wrote down all the stuff that had happened and apologised to my manager for that happening. She felt that she was responsible for that even though I still have no idea why she thinks that. I have yet to see her at my store again.

TLDR: Crazy lady hated my co-worker for her having the wrong "vibe". Proceededs to be an annoyance.







Her "vibe" was non-submissive, not a victim.

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