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Husband Flips out on Karen Military-Style

This entitled Karen got more than she bargained for after she tried to bully a fellow customer into bagging her groceries. When someone goes full Karen there's no way of knowing how it will go. People who know Karens have to deal with a lot of unpleasantness, and it can even end with that Karen making a whole neighborhood miserable. Retail workers and service industry workers know all too well how they operate, like this Karen who demanded the spiciest wings and didn't get a refund.

Story of a Karen getting yelled at for being horrible | r/IDontWorkHereLady Posted by u/FrenchFrie83 14 hours ago 128 2 Husband goes full drill sergeant on Karen XL Before start this story have tell about my husband French and met while he on vacation Europe, one thing lead another and now live Ohio with him. He is hard working gentleman, an army veteran 2 conflicts, and thought he has very serious and almost hostile demeanor (think resting bitch face, but angrier and on guy) he is big teddy bea
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People Who Know Karens Explain What That's Like

The concept of a Karen is outlined by someone with crazy entitlement and a superiority complex, specifically targeted at anyone they deem "lesser than" such as servers and customer service reps. Anyone working retail sees people like this all the time, and their Karen behavior is so outrageous that they're like a cartoon. What people forget is that sometimes people have to live with them.

Stories of people who are related to Karens, and know them | ShrekTheHallz 2.3k points 8 hours ago Coworker mine is married Karen. He tells us stories multiple days week she drives four different grocery stores and harasses employees because their stock is low on specific item she wants.
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Entitled New Store Owner Left High and Dry by Employees

"Ken" the male Karen thought he'd get to boss around the current employees of the store he bought, but his crappy attitude and unrealistic expectations led the newly open positions to be job poison. For another horrible boss story, this Karen Manager demanded an employee print a video file and things didn't end well.

Employees leave store when new entitled male karen manager buys the place | r/IDontWorkHereLady Posted by u/LocalLiBEARian 10 hours ago Actually, Ken DON'T work here any more. Or XXL friend mine recently reminded this absolute BEST time ever had dealing with Karen wild happened about 30 years ago, so going strictly by memory here also have no clue name male Karen is, so call him Ken. Sorry this came out so long but think enjoy TLDR at bottom.
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A Really Poorly Timed Batch of Retail Memes

With so many retail businesses closing and laying off workers, some of the only retail jobs left right now are work in grocery stores. So this does seem like a weird time for these. With that said, retail and customer service memes are relatable to literally anyone who has ever worked retail ever in there life, so cosmically, it makes sense.

Memes and jokes about working customer service | squidward sunbathing and lifting up his sunglasses u on break at work and see staff struggling because got busy
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Retail Workers' Craziest Stories Of Apocalypse Preppers

Someone on AskReddit asked for retail workers to share their craziest experiences with apocalypse preppers stocking up on all kinds of absurd stuff, while leaving common decency at the door. Some folks are giving themselves over to a blind panic, and in that process treating other human beings like dirt. No good. 

Retail workers describe the most ridiculous instances of people prepping for apocalypse | reddawgmcm 3d People at my store treating pallet toilet paper coming out back like 's 1997 and just wheeled out tickle Elmo. Not single pack made shelf
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Retail Workers' Best Methods For Passing Time

People that have worked retail are sharing their most beloved methods for passing the time. Things like not checking the time as frequently have been known to help people feel like it's passing faster. Could try that, or maybe striking up conversation with people that are coming in as customers. 

Retail workers describe their best methods for passing the time while at work | reddit posted by Bo-Po-Mo-Fo worked retail used go out and sloooowwwwly gather carts.
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Tumblr Thread: The Art Of BS In The Service Industry

This quick Tumblr thread explores the artificial niceties provided by people working in the service industry. Don't let those smiles fool you for being a reflection of the employees' honest mood. People can really flip a switch when it comes to how they treat customers and what they're like outside the confines of the job's rules of conduct. 

Short Tumblr thread about how people can be artificially nice in the service industry | tumblr post punlich One time used my retail voice on coworker and she like Don't use customer voice on know dead inside like rest us s just frightening and weird
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All-You-Can-Eat Buffet Horror Stories

Someone on AskReddit asked for buffet workers to share the very best and worst of their horror stories. The following snapshots of meals and adults having full-fledged childlike tantrums would make anyone's stomach turn. Buffets just have a knack for bringing out the insanity buried deep within people. 

A collection of stomach-turning stories from various employees that work at all-you-can-eat buffets | posted by Zenkikid Not worker but once saw grown man have child like meltdown over fact he showed up Soup Plantation too late and missed out on biscuits and gravy
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Retail Workers Share Their Breaking Points Moments

Someone on AskReddit asked for people that have endured working retail, to share their biggest customer service nightmares. You know, those moments when you're at your breaking point and the Karen in your vicinity is testing the very outer limits of your sanity. 

A collection of AskReddit replies to Redditors that worked in customer service and dealt with total nightmares | So won't price match this even though sitting there under wrong tag No cannot I am sorry had done before seen done before so know can be done Explain again price match policy works go round and round about 10 minutes before she pulls Let speak manager.
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People Who Did Not Give A Rip

There are point in our life when we see some BS, like these breaking point moments of retail workers. Typically we tolerate this kind of behavior and our social graces prevail so we don't get to act on spiteful impulse. These people said "screw that" did and did that shit anyway. 

People who didn't give a crap and acted boldly | curionsu 8.7k points 15 hours ago 3 line at coffee shop and lady complaining they didn't have organic milk and without word or hesitation guy behind counter just said "next please" not even taking her order
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Karen Mistakes Nametagged Dude for Employee, He Rolls With It

The mighty hubris of another horrible customer comes crashing down. For whatever reason, some customers really hold onto that "customer is always right" approach even when they're told that that they're not actually talking to an employee. Irate customers mistake random people for employees all the time, and the results are wonderful.

Horrible Karen mistakes random person for employee | r/IDontWorkHerelLady Posted by ComedianXMI Karen vs Retail Veteran Someone my friend group keyed on this lovely sub after they had good laugh at some my stories. Over years grown loathe people who treat retail employees like garbage, and go out my way make fool them. So share one story now
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Karen Orders Around Random Guy Who She Thinks Is Deaf Employee

Every once in a while the wild Karen will mistake a stranger for an employee and direct their abuse at a fellow customer. while that doesn't sound like much of an improvement, the lack of professional courtesy frees up their target to say whatever they want to back. The extra level of dramatic irony makes stories like these all the sweeter.

A bad customer mistakes another customer for an employee who accidentally uses sign language | r/IDontWorkHerelLady Posted by HCA2001 Karen Demands "Deaf" Man Help Her Gets Nice Helping Humble Pie Poster's Note Name Change
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Work Memes For Those Of Us Who Can't Stand Our Jobs

We've all had really rough jobs, and while ruminating on your annoying job can suck, some well placed work memes can be cathartic. Whether it's some customer service role where we have to deal with Karens having freak-outs, incompetent bosses or straight up boring jobs where you have nothing to do. The grind can lead to a sort of existential dread and a cycle that never seems to end. But don't worry, there are other jobs out there, and more often then not, the total BS you have to deal with will lead you to bigger and better things. Anyway, here's some work memes for the grind.

Funny, relatable and sad work memes about jobs | red forman from that 70s show: someone at work asks doing today IF BIRD FLY INTO CEILING FAN. girl crying while brushing her hair: Let's get this paycheck
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Dude's Boss Cuts Promised Hours, Fights Back With Contract

Getting lied to sucks. Getting lied to by your boss is some serious business. Some of the most satisfying work stories come from people defying their incompetent and oppressive bosses by just following the rules, like this guy whose boss told him to guard a spill, so he did it for hours. Here are some work memes to get through the grind.

Boss cuts guys hours so he fights back b quoting the contract.
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Boss Instructs Employee To Guard Spill, So He Does It for Hours

Big retail chains can have a lot space for people to fall through the cracks, like this guy who got hired but was never told to do anything and stayed on for months. Anyway, retail and customer service is a drag, and we feel for those who get backed into a corner by an incompetent boss.

Guy's boss tells him to stand by spills so he does that for a very long time.
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Guy Wastes A Karen's Time for Parking Illegally

There are some delusional customers out there. Luckily, sometimes bystanders have sympathy for employees who have to deal with a freaking out Karen and decide to get some petty parking revenge in response. When this guy noticed his favorite gas station attendants getting bossed around, he decided to take some extra time.

Guy blocks in a Karen customer and wastes her time.
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