I happen to be chronically ill, since i was about 17. Last time i visited my specialist, and i complained about being SO tired all the time and that it depressed me, he told me, i should view my disease and myself differently. He said: "Having Crohns disease, is like being an athlete, it's top sport for the body to deal with it, it's natural for you to be so tired,...it's the... Read More »
While working (and sadly still am) at McDonald's, we our fair share of weird customers and freaks accidents. During the summer we are super busy thanks to a local theme park being open. A customer complained about poop on the floor of the women's restroom. The manger and my coworkers grumble and being the only female, I decided to take one for the team. I was expected some small amount which is usually the case. Something minor, but I was so wrong. So very wrong indeed. The bathroom stall had run out of toilet paper. The person or thing that was using the stall decided to use the toilet seat as toilet paper. Instead of asking someone to spare some paper, this thing wiped its butt all over the toilet seat. To add the whipped cream to the crap pie, the thing poop all over the back of the toilet. How it managed not to get any crap on the ground is beyond the laws of physics. I was on my knees trying to clean this mess up; all awhile people were trying get into the stall to use the toilet. A customer asked me to leave the bathroom stall so her daughter can use it. I don't know how long it took me to clean up the mess since I kept being interrupted. After finally clean it all up, I return back to my manager to tell him never again. Few minutes later, the customer who pointed it out in the first place, came back to tell us that it is still dirty. Of course I return to find the same exact thing had happen again. WTF
Several years ago I worked with a overnight delivery company. It wasn't unusual to run into all sorts of dogs when you made a delivery (including nasty ones.) One day, I walked up to a lady's house where the front door was open. As soon as I rang the bell, I heard the jingle of dog tags & realized I was too far away from the vehicle to get back there in time, so I braced myself.... Read More » of the door run 4 GREAT DANES, who start to circle me & are growling. The lady comes out, signs for the package, & walks back in the house, leaving her pack circling me, snapping at me & growling. I yell out "Ma'am, would you please come get your dogs", to which she replies "Oh, they won't hurt you." It was about this time they got more aggressive & nipped at my legs. Finally after yelling at her that her dogs were starting to bite me, she comes out, tells to dogs to go inside, looks at me & says "Oh you poor frightened boy...you're just not a dog person are you?" Needless to say, anytime someones front door was open after that, I just honked the horn.
I work at Wal-Mart as a Wireless Sales Associate (basically electronics), and we have this one reoccurring older African-American customer who comes in with the assumption that we are some type of IT or Geek Squad. Well anyways, he comes in about a week ago, and brings his laptop. The laptop that he has is a Compact with Windows XP (a bit outdated I must say). Anyways, he pulls... Read More » it out, and opens up some program that is similar to PowerPoint (I guess, the XP version?) and tells me that some guy is stealing his credit and plagiarizing the trademark "Civil Rights", which baffled my mind. He wanted me to save a copy of his document, that he opened up on his mind you, so he can sue him for copyright infringement. I just looked at him confused, and literally had to listen to him rant for half an hour (before dumping him onto another associate for another hour) about how he stole his thunder and how computers are confusing. The next day, he calls the store, and begins asking me as to why his keys aren't working, I just let out a sigh and told him to call Compact (basically dumping him onto them). Moral of the story, please learn how to use a computer and don't bring it to a retail store and expect them to fix it.
I work private security, we have lately been having a lot of issues with access control and breaches (people not allowed to be there, being there.) so we have one officer who is in charge of training all of the officers in proper breach control. During his breach test, he failed and got a slap on the wrist. During mine, I passed but I missed a minor detail and got written up and... Read More » was told I was a step from being fired... the fuck?
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