View Full Version : I have to deal with these people...

Darth Homer
10-02-2003, 06:15 AM
Found this on MSNBC's Opinion page, under the Weird News heading. This is a perfect illustration of exactly the kind of people I have to deal with on a daily basis. First, there are a couple of things to remeber while reading this:

1. I work tech support for Food Lion stores
2. Food Lion is a grocery store chain on the East coast that covers from Fla. to around Maryland
3. We generally get calls similar to this even though this is not something we should/can handle

In September, Michael Christopher Harris, 24, was arrested after he tried to pass a $200 bill with a photo of George W. Bush at a Blue Flame convenience store in Roanoke Rapids, N.C., but then police found out that before that, he had actually gotten a cashier at a Food Lion in town to accept one, and give him back change.

I do not know if we got called on this issue, but it sounds exactly like something that would be called in.

Them - "One of my cashiers just accepted a bogus $200 bill, what should I do?"

What I think - "You mean you think there are legitimate $200 bills?"

What I really would say - "Call the Police and then Loss Prevention?"

Them - "OK...what's the number to the Police?"

Me - :mad:

10-02-2003, 11:02 AM
People are idiots. Plan and simple.

BTW - like your sig. Tech support...MUHAHAHA

wow, think of the person when they got their pan counted when they got off.

I knew people when I worked @ Publix who would probably do that. Very blond, if you get my drift.*

*if you are blond and this offends you...to bad

10-02-2003, 11:49 AM
I'm blonde and not offended. Some people are complete idiots! I feel your pain. I am the Inventory support for graveyard. As you can imagine...not too many of the "bright" ones work graveyard. I just happen to be one of the only twenty year olds around here. I am a "newb". Anyways. I am in charge of the inventory, I manipulate the system to reflect what is outside and when ever they can't find a box, I replace it with something else. Every day I am given this statement by a dumbfounded employee...."We can't find a box"...."can you?"....I'm like...ya let me just search through our 17,500 Locations in this warehouse full of 50,000 different products and find you your one box.....

Then in amazement I punch up on my little computer and say "here's one!"

They stand there in dumbfounded amazement...

"wow you type fast"



10-02-2003, 05:17 PM
there's only one simple response to this:

the world is a dumb place...:rolleyes:

10-02-2003, 06:31 PM
Yeah, retail sucks. I've worked in food retail, book retail, and clothes retail, and all of them suck.

Darth Homer
10-03-2003, 12:48 AM
Originally posted by Chase Windu
Originally posted by SE_Vader_536
the world is a dumb place...:rolleyes:

Then why am I here?:D

You just answered your own question before you asked it