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10 More Terrible Customer Service Stories From GameStop Employees

We shared some of these with you guys recently (see here), and ya'll seemed collectively entertained, if not frustrated with the kinds of maddening shit retail workers have to suffer through on a daily basis. 

10 stories about terrible experiences suffered by GameStop employees.
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31 Fast Food Workers Share The Risky Foods You Should Absolutely Avoid

Consider these invaluable life hacks, for not eating your way into a 12-round bout with the nearest accessible toilet. Some fast foods just aren't worth that quick, terribly satisfying reward-satisfaction. 

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Insane Customer Demands Refund for Her Own Vase She Ruined

We're not sure what kind of person tries to spray paint a four hundred dollar vase, but it makes sense that it's the same kind of person who demands that the store she bought it from pay for her mistake. We're kind of hoping this customer is lying about the whole thing in order to defraud the store, but given the stupid-ass customers we've dealt with in our own lives, she's probably telling the idiotic truth. For a triumphant story of an employee who actually gave an awful customer a piece of their mind, check out this cashier who told off a Karen and lived.

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Baffled Retail Employee Tells Story of Oblivious Lady Trying to Shop

This old lady was so focused on getting her cd that nothing was gonna throw her off. If you thought some yellow tape was gonna stop her, you're in for a surprise. People in retail have to deal with some of the most aggravating people on the planet, so our hats are off to anyone who can keep their composure in situations like these.

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Tech Support Blows Minds of Retail Employees with Power Button Bombshell

We're not sure who's more shocked here; The retail worker who learned the power symbol isn't a camera, or the tech support dude who had to tell them?

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Customer With A Case Of Rage Gets Played In Hilarious Speak To A Manager Story

This customer with a case of that good old mad-at-the-world rage, got played. Fred is the real MVP, and this was way funnier than I expected it to be. You can't beat that timing. 

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Current and Past Employees of Walmart Share Glory Stories From Their Craziest Shifts

Walmart serves as something of a beacon to the chaotic, unexpected and purely strange instances that are bound to pop up when you have a massive store that caters to all walks of life. I'm not even trying to perpetuate a stereotype, negative or otherwise about Walmart right here; but instead, simply float the glaring reality that some weird, messed up shit transpires within those colosseums of consumerism.

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17 Retail Tweets That Accurately Capture The Horrors Of The Customer Service Life

Most of us have or will have to work in some sort of customer service job at some point in our lives. The industry can be great; you meet tons of people, make tips, and eat a whole bunch of delicious free food if you work in a restaurant. Perhaps the biggest downsides are the whole being-poor thing, and the fact that you have to occasionally deal with horrible customers who make you want to punch a brick wall!

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fallout meme about swapping shifts with your coworker and he not going for it
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We each must seek out our own destiny, each and everyone of us. Find our way in this world and what we are meant for.

But, maybe destiny needs you to take a day off of work to find out what that destiny is, so...

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"Customer Service Wolf" Has A Different Way Of Dealing With Costumers

hilarious series of comics called "Customer Service Wolf" perfectly shows the reality of a customer service officer. 

webcomic of a wolf offering customer service as you'd expect a wolf to offer
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tweet shows gap accepts return from 17 years ago
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Save your receipts because if you don’t like something the Gap will accept your return, apparently.

This Gap employee accepted a return from almost 17 years ago, and trust us, this manager is nothing happy about it. Still, the red shirt-vest combo looks pretty dope.

via GIPHY

 

The worst part of all, the manager can’t figure out which one of his disrespectful employees returned the garb, so they had to post this sad letter to the wall.

Sigh.

When will you kids learn to follow protocol?!?

hot topic employee deals with strange customer dragon guardian
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You think it’s annoying dealing with Jeremy from accounting, try dealing with this dude who will soon become “The Eternal Dragon Guardian of Time.”

This Hot Topic employee is a real champ, engaging in the ramblings of royal being from another realm. How nice of them to respond to a statement like “my scales are turning gold, like my father’s” with “Well, that’s good then.” Or this classic exchange:

"I do not have rights to your soul."

"Oh, yeah, for real."

How else can you respond?

It’s hard to imagine a GAP employee or Hollister cashier having a light-hearted chat with a deity whose human form resembles Kevin Smith, but that’s why Hot Topic employees deserve a metal. Not only are they selling shirts that read “Can’t Sleep Clowns Will Eat Me,” but also they are the keepers of the peace between the human realm and the dragon realm, using the calming language of “Oh my goodness” and “Honest in all honesty.”

Originally posted by Twitter user @pamyuprince, the words of the Hot Topic employee shall ring through time, so that all may hear the dragon lord'a dictation. Also, someone made a mockup of one of their best lines on a shirt:

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Nothing quite like the holidays to get people riled up right? After her ridiculous childish tantrum, she screams, "I VOTED FOR TRUMP!!!!”

Okay...

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Amazon has plans to open 100 retail stores across the U.S., adding to it's current tally of 16 pop-up stores in malls across the Country.



According to Business Insider, "The miniature retail storefronts are a separate effort from the physical bookstore that Amazon opened in Seattle last year and are primarily designed to showcase and sell the company's hardware devices, particularly its Echo home speakers."



They sell the pop-ups as places where you can "Ask an Expert," test drive the products, and buy them on the spot without having to pay for Amazon shipping. Right now they only sell mostly Amazon-specific products like covers for Kindles, headphones, or the Amazon Echo, but brick-and-mortar stores are potential future options if the model proves to be a revenue-driver.

We recommend Amazon sell what it delivers best: disappointment. To that end, they could stock the following products, straight from their warehouses:

Haribo Sugar-Free Gummy Bears





More reviews here.

Nicolas Cage Pillow Case



Get it here.

This Threatening Baby Onesie



Buy it here.

...and anything from this slightly-NSFW list.



Check out Amazon's low rating and reviews on Consumer Affairs' website here, and shop for goods at places that support human rights and living wages here and here.