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I'm not sure I agree the truck driver is in the wrong. The motel advertised truck parking and it appears the parking allotted was deficient. This reminds me of a time I took a motel room late one night, though only 45 minutes from home, rather than driving all the way home, because I was too tired to continue. The "implied warranty" of a motel room is that it is suitable for sleeping in. Well the room itself was fine, but the garbage truck arriving at 5 AM outside my room, shattering my sleep, rendered it UNfit for sleeping. The motel offered me a discount, which I refused, and the chain refunded my money. I paid for a place to sleep, and the motel's incompetent scheduling of garbage collection rendered it unfit for that purpose. I have no qualms about this outcome.
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Just double their pay. That'll make them happy. (Mannequins aren't note for their math prowess.)
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And that's what happens when delivery companies (USPS, UPS, etc.) get door-less delivery trucks. Looks like USPS owes this guy a lunch.
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Look for the pregnant lady with morning sickness. Take heart: You didn't have to clean up her puke!
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Speaking from long experience, this bit about getting into an ordinary check-out line to make a return is a fairly new thing -- maybe this past decade only. Formerly, if you tried that, they'd end up ringing your item up as a purchase...
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I sympathize completely with not wanting to touch other people's sweat. However, I must point out that boob sweat is scarcely different from any other sweat. (There is some difference. Milk is just fancy sweat, after all.) You really are much more likely to catch something nasty from touching a person's hands than from touching their boob sweat.
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Aw, come on. The daughter should at LEAST be named Justine!
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I largely gave up on movie theaters 20+ years ago when I went to a movie and couldn't get in because of on-line ticket purchasers. (When I checked the movie times there was NO mention of on-line ticket sales.) Wasted a 20-min round trip and never got to see the movie. I have lots of VHS and DVD's now.
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I second that: "let us cherish the small gift that is eyesight!" I volunteer with a craft group, teaching the craft. We REQUIRE everybody to wear safety glasses. I've heard every excuse, but I just put my foot down. Recently I (good humoredly) read one fellow the riot act because his glasses had slipped down his nose. "If they're not in front of your eyeballs, they do you no good." It's like other recent posts of folks disregarding their safety.
Toggle Commented Jun 14, 2018 on Meanwhile at Costco at Retail Hell Underground
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I WONDERED where all the English majors got jobs...
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Do I pass if I only spill it on my pajamas?
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That's a feature! It's pre-sweat! It's like jeans with bleached-out parts and holes just as if you were actually homeless.
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I have to agree with Carhop -- Don't sanitize history. It's just wrong.
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Back in the 80's it was a real challenge to find a computer's power button. Since the power supply was usually in the rear, the power button was either in the rear or in the rear of one side -- three places to look. Of course, it was different on each device! Those computers were ungainly and sometimes it was impossible to get behind them, so you had to do this by feel. Then some genius decided to use a rod from a button in the front to push a power button on the power supply mounted in the back -- finally you could see the power button. Of course, this was when computers and stereos and so forth were typically beige or silver in color. Then some "genius" decided to make them all black. I've never understood how they expect the user to see black-on-black...
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That sign is incomplete. It should also let you know the ice is gluten-free.
Toggle Commented May 26, 2018 on Fun-To-Mental: Diet ice? at Retail Hell Underground
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Your store should change its policies and call 911, asking for child protective services instead.
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This woman is disturbed, possibly with a true mental condition (paranoia, schizophrenia???). I know a person something like this who is VERY fortunate to have been able to remain in his parent's home after they died. Had he been entirely on his own he would have lost the house. A relative intervened. But the person is simply not able to live on his own and his relatives -- none of whom can really afford it -- are constantly having to come to bat for him. His closest relatives (in blood and distance) has largely given up on him because they can't deal with the time and expense anymore. Whenever there's a problem now, the police get called. They then call in protective services and the person ends up in the hospital or nursing home -- till some "expert" decides, once again, that he's competent to live on his own. (He's not.) This all started back in the 1970's when the left wing advocated for release of people from horrible institutions while the right wing jumped on the chance to reduce funding to such institutions. The thought was that community-based care was better (and I agree), BUT to be better it has to be funded, and the funds have never been there. The "funny" part is that (in my state, at least) one can get himself institutionalized INSTANTLY if he merely suggests that he might suicide. Short of THAT extreme, he might not even be able to get food help.
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Sounds like something retail slaves should start getting used to. The up side of this is that maybe you won't have to leave your post and show people where things are -- at least if there are sufficient signs around (e.g., aisle numbers) to let people know where they should look. (I note that when you look for something on line at a Big Orange Box location, it will tell you where to find it by aisle and bay numbers.)
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"We were understand as 2 people called in sick..." Did spell check strike again?
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First of all, NEVER pay the $20. Let the company come after you for it. If and when they do, escalate. Start by contacting your ELECTED REPRESENTATIVE. (In the US, the governing law could be Federal or State -- contact your representative at the appropriate level.) Ask them for assistance. NAME your employer and give full details of the controversy. Mention that you think your employer is in violation of the law. Then stand back and watch for fireworks when the Labor Department (or whatever) contacts your employer.
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OTOH, the customer DOES have to watch what the clerk does. I once paid for a piece of furniture but (due to the supplier's error) had to reverse the charge. The clerk incompetently processed it as a duplicate payment and expected me to sign the receipt. Fortunately the manager intervened and I got my refund with little trouble.
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I agree with TechTyger. As much as I sympathize with retail "slaves", I have NO intention of giving super-special (i.e., "10" on a scale of 10 or "5" on a scale of 5) ratings for ordinary service. Management is fucking you, not me. And if the survey doesn't distinguish the service from the clerk from other complaints the customer might legitimately have, then Management is doubly fucking you. Don't blame the customer.
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Just a silly typo. What they meant to prind was, "We couldn't a done it without your support"
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