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Store employee refuses to give kid her money back after she is 5 cents short on her purchase, resulting in a dispute with observing customers: ‘Give her the money’

Store employee refuses to give kid her money back after she is 5 cents short on her purchase, resulting in a dispute with observing customers: ‘Give her the money’

When you are a kid, everything feels like much more of a big deal than what it actually is. For example, accidentally leaving a store without paying for something, and then setting off the alarm can make kids feel like their lives are over. Most of the time, everything turns out fine, but it can still be a rather traumatizing experience for a little kid. That is why I really felt for the 10-year-old kid in this Reddit story, especially because all that went down was not even her fault. After tr…
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‘You will get what you deserve’: Employee stands firm against rebellious customer's rush for service, causing delays for dozens in line

‘You will get what you deserve’: Employee stands firm against rebellious customer's rush for service, causing delays for dozens in line

The consumer is always right in today's modern environment. But what happens if the client is fundamentally incorrect? Do you firmly stand your ground or do you quietly comply with all of their demands? The story that follows is from a disgruntled employee. The original poster (OP) is employed by Seven-Eleven as a cashier. Although there are benefits and drawbacks to working in customer service, nothing could have prepared OP for the entitled client who refused to pay her bill. For background,…
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'Nothing slowed this man down but other customers putting him in his place': Entitled Boomer claims he has a medical condition and can't wait in line, waiting customers stand up for employees

Hopefully, this story will restore your faith in humanity a bit. We can all agree that waiting in line is the worst. But what are you going to do about it? You can choose not to wait and maybe try again another time. But you can't force the employees to work faster. It's usually not their fault either, but unfortunately, they get the blame most of the time as customers need somewhere to vent their angered feelings. It's not fair, but that's what happens. In the story below, an entitled man coul…
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Builder gets back at Karen celebrity for trying to obstruct their building site: 'I went ahead and called the police'

We have this tendancy as a society to assume that just because someone is notably successful in one area that they must be a paragon of humanity in all other ways when—well, this often couldn't be farther from the actual truth. See, there's this thing that happens to those who have early success—or have success thrust upon them thanks to nepotistic opportunity—where they also think they're better than everyone else. If they found their success through a singular focus on their chosen path, it's…
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'I decide to go full loophole': Bank branch worker helps customer stuck in phone call loop

'I decide to go full loophole': Bank branch worker helps customer stuck in phone call loop

This person deserves a medal after spending ages helping one customer. If not a medal, they at least deserve some kudos from their boss for taking the time to help a Spanish-speaking customer figure out her way around a complex phone system. After that, check out the employee who had a crafty way of supplying a photo for HR without actually getting his face in the picture, writing that he “ went for another technicality .”
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10+ pizza delivery drivers share how their most bizarre customers got banned from the restaurant: 'His living space was a shrine of greasy cardboard'

10+ pizza delivery drivers share how their most bizarre customers got banned from the restaurant: 'His living space was a shrine of greasy cardboard'

It's remarkable how eerily similar some of these delivery tales are! Whether it's entitled customers getting frustrated about the silliest things (like not enough extra sauce) or teenagers trying to pull pranks or people getting a little too flirty with their delivery drivers, the ways in which customers can end up on a “No Delivery” list seem to fall into the same range of uncalled-for behavior. What's more surprising is how many people try to pull the same stunts over and over again and how c…
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Gas station attendant gets back at entitled teenagers who refuse to follow no parking rules: 'Try parking there now!'

Gas station attendant gets back at entitled teenagers who refuse to follow no parking rules: 'Try parking there now!'

Dealing with rebellious teenagers at your job is not for the faint of heart. As someone who used to work with folks within this age range regularly, I can attest to that fact. However, I was working in the education space; whether I liked it or not, I signed up to work with entitled kids. This, of course, does not apply to everyone and certainly not to this gas station attendant . Dealing with kids who refuse to follow simple rules was not within his job description, yet it seemed to become a p…
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Fast food worker quits without notice, manager tries to get away with paying minimum wage for his final paycheck: 'The pay is still void because there was no two week notice'

Fast food worker quits without notice, manager tries to get away with paying minimum wage for his final paycheck: 'The pay is still void because there was no two week notice'

Let this story serve as a friendly reminder that giving two weeks is a courtesy, not a requirement. If you do end up quitting without giving two weeks, that does not mean you are relinquishing any other prior rights as an employee. To translate to this specific scenario, your boss cannot dock your final pay because of your choice to quit on the spot. In this instance, we have a fast food employee who used to work at a very well-known establishment famous for its donuts (if you catch our drift).…
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Frustrated customer reveals entitled family's plan to exploit home improvement store and steal product: 'I made sure a pricing error did not occur'

Navigating your way through a crowded store is one of those experiences you won't soon forget, squeezing through cramped aisles between situationally unaware strangers who have made it their prerogative to move as erratically as possible. To make matters worse, you always seem to be in a hurry when this happens, and you need to get in and out as fast as possible while everyone else is moving like the walking dead. As whenever queueing—or any basic social order and decorum—is expected there's al…
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Difficult Male Karen throws tantrum at hotel front desk over providing proof of identification: 'Nobody else ever IDs me!'

Difficult Male Karen throws tantrum at hotel front desk over providing proof of identification: 'Nobody else ever IDs me!'

It seems like Gary really needed to make a scene at his corporate retreat! This guy approached the front desk of a hotel, which was almost entirely rented out by his company for the week, when he found himself confronted with a bit of a problem: he was asked to show his ID before he could receive his room key. Normally, any sane person would understand that this is a customary part of the hotel check-in process, yet somehow Gary took issue with this ask. To make matters worse, he had a copy of…
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'You want to put how much concrete in your Civic?': Customer insists on loading 1000 lbs. of concrete into the back of their small car despite employee's warnings

"The customer is always right" is an attitude that is purveyed throughout customer service... People will love to remind you at this point that one full attribution of the original quote is also reported as being “The customer is always right in matters of taste” meaning that or that customer service representatives should seek “to satisfy the customer regardless of whether the customer is right or wrong.” Both lend to the idea that the customer is not necessarily right about all things, just a…
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'I gave her a big sweet smile': Grandma demands a refund because she filled up the memory on her 3 month phone, manager tells her to ‘get out’

'I gave her a big sweet smile': Grandma demands a refund because she filled up the memory on her 3 month phone, manager tells her to ‘get out’

One elderly customer got up on the wrong side of the bed the day they went to pay a retail employee a visit to complain. The grandma was livid that her phone wasn't working anymore, and it was only 3 months old, so she wanted a refund, thank you very much. The employee informed her that there were no refunds after 3 months, but the grandma didn't accept that as an answer. So, after making a scene, the employee took a look at the phone. They quickly discovered that it was just full — the grandma…
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Demanding guest gets banned from hotel after messing with the front desk clerk over a credit card mix-up

Demanding guest gets banned from hotel after messing with the front desk clerk over a credit card mix-up

Customer service is never an easy task. It's even more difficult when you have to fulfill your responsibilities as a customer service representative while a guy is trying to win over his girlfriend. If you are familiar with what I mean, I apologize for the experience you had to endure; if not, consider yourself fortunate. The story below is an account of a frustrated front desk clerk. The original poster (OP) has a long history of employment in the hospitality industry. The job has challenges,…
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Man locks himself out of car, then refuses to pay technician for his services, so he gets locked back out again: 'I threw his keys in the car and locked the doors'

Man locks himself out of car, then refuses to pay technician for his services, so he gets locked back out again: 'I threw his keys in the car and locked the doors'

When you're left high and dry, locked out of your car, you might not want to make demands on an overworked technician. One person stormed into a technician's shop, demanding they help him unlock the car that he had managed to lock himself out of. The technician was more than just a little annoyed because A. the customer had a demanding tone about him and B. it was almost closing time, so why should he help? Plus, the dude was with his girlfriend, who had a car, so it wasn't the end of the world…
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'Old lady putting a plate full of chicken wings in her purse': All You Can Eat Buffet servers share their craziest customer stories

'Old lady putting a plate full of chicken wings in her purse': All You Can Eat Buffet servers share their craziest customer stories

Anyone who has frequented an All You Can Eat Buffet establishment knows that things can get out of hand really quickly. Customers stay far too long, they overeat, they get sick, they eat more, and servers are left to clean up after everyone. It feel like a modern version of Roman Empire mayhem. Sure, it sounds lavish and over-the-top in theory, but in practice, it's all borderline disgusting. When I was in college, we had an All You Can Eat sushi place that once a year, had a Special Discount d…
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'Justice is served': Dude singles out customer who tries cutting in line by paying for everyone's drink but theirs

'Justice is served': Dude singles out customer who tries cutting in line by paying for everyone's drink but theirs

Not everything in life goes as planned. There are moments when you just have to go with the flow and hope for the best. Having said that, how would you feel if you intended to do a kind deed but were distracted by the arrogance of one individual? In the story that follows, a man who is waiting in line to pay for his coffee expresses his frustration. As the original poster (OP) put it, he had earned a great cup of coffee after receiving the raise that he had been chasing for what seemed like a l…
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