Another Amazing Customer

I thought I’d seen everything, until I saw this on The Bitchy Waiter.   Some kid goes to a restaurant and not only doesn’t leave a tip, but actually DEDUCTS money from the bill when he signs it with the excuse of “college” as the reason.  This is wrong on so many levels:  Going to college Read More…

Amazing Stories Of Saintly Customers

     Some more restaurant stories from Thrillist, but this time isn’t not about horrible customers, it’s about good ones for a change!  There are considerate people in the world and sometimes working hard and having patience is rewarded.  I think the best experiences I’ve had were when I had a customer yelling at me or Read More…

More Stories of Horrible Customers

     These are some more horrible customer stories from Thrillist.  Some of them are a little long but they’re all worth a read.  My favorite is the guy who assaulted a 16-year old kid at McDonald’s because his ice cream wasn’t quite right.  It’s amazing how many truly crazy people there are out there Read More…

Ten Retail Customer Horror Stories

     These are from “I Work in Retail And Hate My Life” on Facebook and are some of the best stories ever.   #7 reminds me of the customer that kept bringing fax machines back to Staples, I happened to be there when he returned the 3rd one because “It just doesn’t work.”   Read More…

The Customer is Sometimes Wrong

       While most of the time we have to abide by “The Customer is Always Right”, there are occasions where customers go so far past the line that even the manager or owner says “I don’t want this person coming back to my business.”  Here’s a couple gems from Thrillist to remind us that Read More…

When Only A Manager Can Help You

The story below is from Retail Hell Underground and is a classic.   There are always a few customers who think that only the store manager can help them, or maybe because they had an issue in another store where a clerk didn’t help them but the manager did, that they are sure it will happen Read More…

The Mustard Guy

      This little gem comes from Thrillist.com    A couple months ago I blogged about customers who are known by their actions rather than by their name, so here we have a story about The Mustard Guy.   I tried to imagine a condiment that would make this story even worse, but I think The Read More…