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Aermin
Vancouver
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I think the customer had a point? In my last job, we were instructed that if we didn't have the product the client requested, we were supposed to suggest and upsell items we DID have that might be an acceptable substitution. In this specific story, the associate "should" have talked to the customer about the benefits of their cakes, even without the theme, and sold them some additional decorations to stick on a plainer icecream cake. Quotation marks around "should," because I hate this attitude. From a business perspective, though? I guess we weren't self-destructively sending money to our competitors, even if most customers probably found their own way there anyway. Management didn't see it as wasting people's time when we didn't have something - they panned it off as "saving the customers' time by offering them a solution". And of course $$$$$.
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The house I grew up in was so small, the bathroom didn't have anywhere else to hang towels. Unless you PURPOSELY splashed them or made a mess, the wall opposite of the shower head never got wet - it actually worked quote well for towels, and you could dry off without dripping on the floor first.
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As a professional Languager, I want this shirt.
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One of the best pianists I've ever seen had no arms. Kinda makes me feel like everybody else is just making excuses.
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Canadian idling bylaws depend on what municipality you're in - London Drugs is mostly in B.C., and Vancouver (for example) has the same time limit. It would probably take longer than two hours for the police to show up to ticket them, though. =(
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Oh, it's just a little candy fluff!
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Ahaha, I used to work at this mall. To be generous, sunny weather is VERY rare here! It might excuse 2 spots (especially with how the white car's parked), but 4 spots? Hmmm.
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I'm a little less concerned with the sensors missing something than I am with them adding something, or misreading something. I understand that there are associates at the store to help, but the fact that there's "no protocol or safeguard against missing items" makes me wonder what's in place when the error isn't in the customer's favour. Heck, I'm willing to give the store a try for novelty value. I guess after reading so many anecdotes about headaches in retail, I'm a little primed to think of all the ways this can go wrong.
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"No, you're not." "NOT ANYMORE!" =D =D =D
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I had to look it up, I'm afraid - but I learned the difference between the 9-candle Hanukkah menorah and the 7-candle standard temple menorah. That's pretty cool! I hope everyone who celebrates it is having a good Hanukkah so far.
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They probably didn't put the meat back out for sale, but in the garbage in the deli/back room. AttackDoughnut wouldn't have been able to use the little bin under the till for receipts.... but with the customer pacing in the meat department, it certainly seems like she thought they'd go back out, too!
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Okay, that's pretty darn cute!
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Bad design, but... I still know some people who would buy it.
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I am not a gambler, but I would put GOOD MONEY that it was something like that, Gothchickfla. Even if it seemed like this guy ignored the women in the workplace, those reactions described were survival instincts.
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I have a ring that doesn't fit from Christmas 2015, but it was from a store that was about an hour out of my way, so I never got around to exchanging it. I feel bad for being wasteful, but shrug! The store's not going to be able to put it back in their inventory.
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They key word is indeed "DEFECTIVE". So many companies have a no-return policy, you have to remember to use that word, and that term exactly: I invested in a nice pair of shoes for work, and the sole wore entirely through in under 5 days - the shop would not take the return or exchange when I explained what happened, but when I asked to clarify that they won't even exchange "Defective Product", it was like a switch had been flipped. "Something is wrong with these" was not something they would work with - even when they could see the problem in front of them. Synonyms are not your friend. Company policy would not bend for anything other than "DEFECTIVE".
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Have relative that worked for Xerox - can confirm.
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I don't have roaches where I live... can you not toss them in the garbage yourself? I've heard they can carry disease, but that just makes me think you'd want it gone even faster.
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I'm not sure... do I want to order the Platter of Water, or the Big Picks? Man, the only entry I can fully understand is "Maize Soup".
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I think that whoever designed this knew EXACTLY what they were saying.
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My immediate thought is to remove the 10% discount to fix the numbers... but then you'd have to deal with a whole different tantrum, so you probably made the right call.
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I bought an apple for $10 in Kyoto, once. Granted, it was the size of my head, and ended up being a full lunch for myself and a friend. But yes, "Fruit Stand" made me think of a Farmer's Market at first, until the prices were explained. Now I won't be able to look at the shiny white stores the same way again!
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ISTG, the customers who make the most fuss about a rush order are the same customers who never pick up! Sometimes I'm glad I don't have an etching cabinet at my satellite shop (Murphy's Law and blowouts, ammiright?), but I've run into the same story with rotary on personal items over and over again. I really feel you. My favourite quote from October: "What do you mean it's not engraved yet? I know I didn't approve the proof, but I ASSUMED you'd take that as permission to go ahead!"
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One year I thought someone had brought a dog into my big box store - luckily I noticed the mess right away... and followed it across the WHOLE STORE. It wasn't a dog.
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Well, they don't make vanilla Pringles!
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