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Grocery Slave
Bumblefucknowhere
Interests: photography, poetry, satire, GLBT rights, womans rights, humor, common stupidity
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Lol, my coworker BARELY had a straight face. Then again... I've known him for a while so I can notice the little twitches.
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Jeeze, I've had one customer complain and make a racist comment about two of our customers. I told her "they're a lot smarter than you think. Go apologize for your rudeness. Your comment was completely uncalled for." She complained about me claiming that I said "they're a lot smarter than you'll ever be" to my friend behind the customer service desk who was giving me a ride home that night in the snow. She then wanted to complain to my manager. Some how that request seemed less appealing after the night manager, Khaleef, came walking over. lol
Toggle Commented Jun 13, 2010 on Racist Custy Encounter at Retail Hell Underground
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Sadly... that would be my response as well... *head desk* And I STILL have people saying "oh, you must be new! I've never seen you before!" While others are like "wow, I see you here all the time!" Yes... yes... I practically live there... thanks for the reminder.
Toggle Commented Jun 11, 2010 on Crustys Behaving Badly at Retail Hell Underground
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Ugh... Callista, I've actually rung up some of the freeloaders. I had one customer come through buying caviar, 3 pounds of king crab legs, shrimp, and a bunch of other things using her food stamps. It was the beginning of the month and she had $38 left after that order... she better hope that food lasts her a while.
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Lol, Hellbound, I'm just hoping for Glenn Beck or Rush Limbaugh to be caught doing some "scandalous" thing that will turn the Tea Party members into a bedlam.
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Lol, Hellbound Alleee, our Prides basically ARE like mardi gras. The last one I went to had a lot of sponsorship from beer companies, as well as vodka companies and there were a lot of bars, and Ben and Jerry's gave out free ice cream. Granted, I tripped on a blown up condom, but the over all experience is fun. I got tons of mardi gras beads as well during the parade. I plan on being in it this year actually.
Toggle Commented Jun 7, 2010 on Gay Pride Retail Hell at Retail Hell Underground
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I agree with Rachel Lee, there's nothing wrong with breast feeding in public. Heck, if I ever had a kid I'd probably do so and not care what others thought. It's my child, it's hungry. Deal with it.
Toggle Commented Jun 7, 2010 on Airport Hell: Bad Moms at Retail Hell Underground
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Jeeze... those people could have at least SAID something. I'm sure they had phones on them. This is what pisses me off about people... they're too concerned about their own personal safety to help some poor kid who's getting strangled by his mom...
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*HUGS* Thank you for not being a homophobe and helping out that woman! God, but being 4 ft 8 I'd probably freak out a little bit if that happened in front of me or at least jump. Though, if I was tired enough I'd just tell the guy to fuck off or that's what he gets for being a prick. Then again... I'm also a lesbian and so it's just awkward enough having guys flirt with me... it's completely unwanted.
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Yes, I'm not the only lesbian on here! *high five to Arcade slave* God I was so pissed when my local arcade shut down... I wanted to work there if possible rather than a grocery store. Just got done with a 10 hour shift at register dealing with people freaking out over a thunderstorm and tornado watch that never happened. Am I the only one who gets a little weary when someone says they're supportive of my "lifestyle" or "sexual preference" when it comes to my sexual orientation? Seriously people... I never chose to be attracted to my girlfriend. I saw her and was like "wow, she's gorgeous" and after I heard her sing Umbrella I was hooked. A lifestyle is something you can choose, a sexual preference is something you chose. I can't choose whom I'm attracted to and find drop dead gorgeous. Heck... a sexual preference is more like what kind of position you prefer to be in. The only thing I chose was to accept myself and not commit suicide after trying to make myself straight (I grew up in an ultra Catholic household).
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I love that button Anneliese!
Toggle Commented Jun 7, 2010 on Gay Pride Retail Hell at Retail Hell Underground
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Lol, giving that I am gay myself I'd tell him, "oh, hi, well I'm gay. Glad to know you skipped out on Matthew's teachings... and apparently the rest of Leviticus considering the clothes you're wearing. Huh.... well, I have to head home now to feed my sister and read her a bed time story and relieve the baby sitter since my parents wont be home till next week then get to bed so I can go help out at the homeless shelter. Have a nice day!"
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Lol to be honest I'd be all over some of those items.
Toggle Commented Jun 6, 2010 on Gay Pride Retail Hell at Retail Hell Underground
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Most of the people I work with are in college, saving for college or have high degrees but can't land jobs for those degrees because of the economy. Ahhh reality sucks, doesn't it?
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For some odd and bizarre reason people ask me where things are ALL the time... I'm a cashier. I can't just rattle off isle numbers off the top of my head unless you're asking for things that people ask for often. (Condoms: 4A on the left side next to the douches, tampons and pregnancy tests; Kosher: isle 20A on the right side closest to the frozen section. Bags of ice: frozen section. Bread: go towards the produce section, then turn right when you hit the wall with salad at it. It'll be right next to the World Cheese Department... same for Tasty Cakes. For hamburger and hot dog rolls... right across from deli on the other side of that wall.)
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... They put out our Christmas stuff a few days before my birthday (mine's October 28th) I was SO confused on where the Halloween stuff went. I walked up to my manager and asked them "what happened to Halloween?" "We passed it, remember?" "no... because then I'd be 18...", "want to work an hour more?", "erm... no thanks..."
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Lol, I love that little analogy. I swear I've had those moments a few times at work. Especially when they ask me what the price of an item is but they don't want me to ring it up to find out... really? I'm supposed to know the price of every item in a store that's big enough to be a Super Hellmart?
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Abby... that sounds like my Aunt... though she actually WAS on super nanny... *face palm* And works at Victoria Secrets.... uber fail for my aunt... her two sons are Hell Spawns and she's never even been married... or been with a guy for over 4 years...
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@ Mimi: Better than getting all kinds of names. Like Andy, Andrew, Amanda, Allison, Amy, Danny, bro, dude, sir, ma'am, miss, little lady, cutie, darling, sweetie, hun, babe... the list goes on... personally... I don't mind the ones who think I'm a guy as much as the ones who call me babe... I'm gay and rather androgynous so I really don't mind the gender issue.
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I don't mind as long as it's a customer I like and I've had multiple times. Where I work I can ring up 8-75 customers an hour... so often times you don't WANT to be a customer I remember. But there is this one guy that comes in every Friday and Saturday night and we tend to have interesting conversations.
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Mimi... if there's anything that I've learned during my two years in retail it's that people are stupid and can't understand deals.
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Lol, one of my managers will prank call customer service. He also knows his work phone's extension line so well that he can call it on his cell phone from his pocket. He seriously left my coworker and I during our lunch breaks because he had to "return to the front end to clean up a spill" leaving us with a rather annoying customer.
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Well yeah, I've seen some note pad covers made out of old floppy disk covers, or keyboards. Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2010 at Grocery Slave's blog
Lol, really? Someone on Notalwaysright.com had an issue with insignificant funds. Hmm... I wonder... http://notalwaysright.com/funds-are-not-the-only-thing-lacking-here/5646
Toggle Commented Jun 6, 2010 on Unusual Bank Custy at Retail Hell Underground
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Nah, I've seen better... 5 for $5.
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