FAIL Blog
Advertisement

delivery

'I don't work here, lady': Delivery guy agrees to scan woman's groceries at her insistence

'I don't work here, lady': Delivery guy agrees to scan woman's groceries at her insistence

Never underestimate a customer's ability to be completely and utterly wrong. That's the lesson one baffled delivery person learned during one of their days on the job. Every job deals with clients or customers in some way, and at the most basic level, it's an employee's responsibility to assist them. Companies take this very seriously. For example, at call centers, most workers aren't allowed to hang up on callers, even if they're flipping out over the phone because they don't understand why th…
View List
workplace discussion workplace-stories jobs fired job malicious compliance work delivery guy delivery driver supervisor package delivery workplace delivery workplace malicious compliance employment in the workplace - 24452357

Update: Supervisor forced into new role after writing up delivery driver for going above and beyond: 'Wanna discipline me for being right?'

All too often in life, it's the people who are the most commanding of respect who are the least deserving. You can spot these wanna be types of “leaders” from a mile away and within moments of meeting them. They'll usually be the one swaggering around with a a puffed up chest and a massive chip on their shoulder trying to make themselves bigger than they actually are. Of course, being in any position where you're subordinate to one of these people is going to be a nightmare, as they'll do anyth…
View List
Advertisement
'That's not even my job': Woman demands delivery guy shovel snow from her driveway, he decides to leave her a snowy message instead

'That's not even my job': Woman demands delivery guy shovel snow from her driveway, he decides to leave her a snowy message instead

As a working adult, there is one lesson about work you usually learn the hard way, which is to never let anyone push you into doing work that is not part of your job description. If you agree to even a small job that is something you are not getting paid to do, you will probably end up doing a lot more, without being rewarded for it. This is why the OP in this Reddit story was probably not in a rush to do what a customer asked for. That and the fact that the customer was incredibly entitled and…
View List
customer support customer service karens workplace-stories job snow day malicious compliance snow retail work customers delivery guy delivery driver petty revenge customer food delivery ice package delivery workplace snow shovel delivery karen customer - 24452869

Entitled Karen demands delivery driver shovel her snow-laden driveway: 'I left her a message in the snow'

While all customer service is tough due to the challenging task of dealing with the unpredictable members of the public, delivery drivers have it particularly rough, owing to the fact that they have to consistently interact with these same people whose absurd entitlement is amplified by the proximity of their homes. If you thought that Karen was a doozy to deal with at the customer service desk at Home Depot, just wait until you see how she treats the poor bloke who has to deliver something rig…
View List
You want strict compliance Mr. Food Service Driver, you get it.

'I wasn't signing anything until I had everything counted': Restaurant manager doesn't receive credit for missing food from vendor, cue malicious compliance!

If you feel like you're being cheated by a company's messed up policy, make things harder for them!
View List
Advertisement
Dad father story reddit reddit-thread deserve patient impatient patience delivery delivery-guy relatable stories family

'You can't wait 30 seconds? You'll be waiting here for 30 minutes': Impatient dad refuses to heed a delayed delivery warning, wastes an hour dawdling for an order that's not ready yet

Life is like a roll of toilet paper; the closer you get to the end, the faster it runs out. But does that sense of urgency in your old age entitle you to be a bossy know-it-all? Not exactly.
View List
Update: Dog owner reports mailman who finds numerous reasons to avoid their house: 'He didn't deliver for a WEEK':

Update: Dog owner reports mailman who finds numerous reasons to avoid their house: 'He didn't deliver for a WEEK'

If you don't like when dogs come to greet you, being a mailman isn't the job for you. Historically, mailmen and dogs have always been nemesis. It's a dog's job to protect their humans from all number of potential threats, like delivery trucks , pizza delivery people, neighbors, children, and people taking walks. To a dog, if you walk by their home, you're automatically going to get barked at for a while. That pup's got to alert everyone in the home that someone's out there! Look! Then, their hu…
View List
'I'm gonna bring the food back': Food delivery woman refuses to give customer his food because the drive took too long

'I'm gonna bring the food back': Food delivery woman refuses to give customer his food because the drive took too long

There is no question that customers should always be generous with tipping when they can, but this food delivery driver took things way too far. She started to shout at the customer to try to convince him to come out and talk to her because she had a bone to pick with the restaurant he chose to order from… One has to wonder what possessed this woman to feel like she had a say in where he chose to order his food. She claimed that the restaurant was simply too far and that it was a 40 minute driv…
View Post
Advertisement
tips job embarrassing work pennies friends tipping workplace tales from the pizza guy change money delivery - 23894277

'Here's your 16 cents': 'Notorious' non-tipper humiliated in front of her friend group

This customer still hasn't learned proper tipping etiquette . Even after numerous orders from the same pizza place, she still thinks it's cool not to tip the pizza delivery dude. Tipping culture has never been more hotly contested, as more and more places have added tipping options to every order. It's especially awkward when you're buying something at a store or restaurant where you're just being handed an item. If the person behind the counter just rings you up your order, why should you have…
View List
neighbor neighborhood kevin kevins karen karens porch porch-pirate stolen steal thief package delivery box deliver driver packages gift-basket reddit

'[He's telling] all the neighbors we robbed him': Mysterious $300 gift basket gets accidentally delivered to the new couple on the block; furious Kevin blackballs them for 'stealing from his porch'

Delivery drivers make mistakes sometimes.
View List
'Fine then, no package for you': Family refuses to open door to bike courier during dinner hour

'Fine then, no package for you': Family refuses to open door to bike courier during dinner hour

I've never heard of any family acting the way these people did . It boggles the mind! u/KleptoCyclist wrote their malicious compliance tale that took place during their job as a bike courier. That's an interesting job for sure: you probably get tons of exercise and get to check out all different areas of the town. Then again, you also will experience every type of weather. And, as the OP found out, you'll meet a lot of people, some kind, some mean, and some who are just plain weird. I think it'…
View List
Advertisement
'You just stopped in the middle of the road!': Delivery driver honks at Karen and Kevin, they try to intimidate him, bystander intervenes

'You just stopped in the middle of the road!': Delivery driver honks at Karen and Kevin, they try to intimidate him, bystander intervenes

This older couple could not handle being called out for not driving properly. By not driving properly, we mean simply stopping in the middle of the street, an act that would make anyone honk at you. However, this delivery driver didn't realize when he honked that he would end up being confronted and intimidated by an older Karen and Kevin couple who refused to acknowledge that they were the problem. Despite their frustration at being captured on camera, the New Jersey delivery driver filmed eve…
View Post
tow truck pizza pizza delivery pizza delivery guy towing scammers delivery driver pizza guy scams food delivery delivery - 22663685

'[I went] back outside and my car was missing': Pizza guy gets towed instantly by predatory towing company while delivering to apartment complex

Towing companies have a certain reputation for being predatory, lurking in the shadows and waiting for unsuspecting parkers to put one wheel out of place. Pouncing moments after the driver is out of sight, dragging their car away to hold it for ransom without remorse or exception...
View List
landlord tenant stealing thief theft stealing-mail mail mailbox delivery petty-revenge petty revenge payback deserves reddit reddit-thread prank

'Steal my mail, I dare you': Landlord gets caught rummaging through his tenant's mail; tenant gets the last laugh with an extra special delivery

Opening someone else's mail is not only invasive but it's literally a federal offense. Right up there along with treason, insurance fraud, and money-laundering, opening another person's mail violates their trust and can send you straight to court.Ring cameras and other front-door monitors have caught doormat pirates stealing people's mail, however, there are still a few instances where the perps get away with it– at least, until someone puts them in their place.
View List
Advertisement
‘I won't pay for this': Choosing beggar demands seller pay for item delivery because ‘they live too far away’

‘I won't pay for this': Choosing beggar demands seller pay for item delivery because ‘they live too far away’

When selling items online, you are bound to encounter some choosing beggars. To be a little more concise, a choosing beggar is when one person has unreasonable expectations while attempting to haggle a price. I've sold a couple of items in my lifetime and am almost always met with some kind of resilience from the other side. Usually, when I am introduced to such a haggler, I make an effort to say as little as possible and just make it clear that the sale is not gonna work out. Because when thes…
View List
'Orders were backed up. Trucks were waiting… New Manager is almost in tears': New hire tells long-term employee that he should come in "on time," employee watches as warehouse melts down

'Orders were backed up. Trucks were waiting… New Manager is almost in tears': New hire tells long-term employee that he should come in "on time," employee watches as warehouse melts down

This long-time employee was wise beyond his years as he let a new hire try to make changes in their company's warehouse . He knew that you can't always make people listen to common sense. Some people just want to be correct 100% of the time so that they feel powerful. Instead of wasting his breath on arguing, this long-term employee just shrugged his shoulders and let the manager handle it his way. New hires often feel like they have something to prove. Especially managers---they think that sin…
View List
1 2 3 4 5
Advertisement

Hot Today

Advertisement