Category: Extra Stupid

Sub-Standard Sub-Service, Part 2

| USA | At The Checkout, Employees, Extra Stupid, Food & Drink

Me: “Hi, before I order, it’s going to be a while before these are eaten; is it possible to get the sauces in little containers on the side so the bread doesn’t get soggy?”

Cashier: “No problem!”

Me: “Great!” *orders two subs*

Cashier: “And is this for here or to go?”

Me: “…To go.”

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Sub-Standard Sub-Service

Can’t Milk Anymore Out Of The Milk

| Sweden | At The Checkout, Employees, Extra Stupid

(I drop by the local convenience store on my way home to pick up a carton of milk. It’s Sunday evening.)

Convenience Store Guy: “Sorry. I can’t sell you just that.”

Me: “Why not?”

Convenience Store Guy: “Sorry. Boss says I have to sell more. Candy rack’s over there.”

Me: “But I only want the milk.”

Convenience Store Guy: “Sorry, I can’t sell you just that.”

Me: “Fine. No sale.”

(I put the milk back in the fridge and leave. On the way out, I hear:)

Convenience Store Guy: “Sorry! Boss says I have to sell more!”

Will Come Back All Flushed

| England, UK | Employees, Extra Stupid, Health & Body, Technology

(A man knocks on the door of our second floor office – note the floors are leased to different companies.)

Man: “We’re just doing some plumbing downstairs and we need to make sure nobody uses the toilet over the next hour or so.”

Me: “Sure. I can put a sign up, but just so you know our urinals flush automatically.”

Man: “That’s fine as long as nobody is using them.”

Me: “Are you sure? They will flush themselves. I’m pretty sure it does it throughout the day.”

Man: “It’s fine, just make sure nobody uses them.”

(I shrug at him, thinking he must know otherwise or the urinals didn’t matter, and let everyone know, then head to town for lunch. On my return…)

Colleague: “Some guy came up shouting that we’d flushed the toilet.”

(Sometimes you really wish you could have been there…)