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Most ridiculous things you have heard from customers...

Discussion in 'Open Discussion (Work-safe)' started by Gobucki, Feb 24, 2005.

  1. Gobucki

    Gobucki I'm using the Internet!!!

    "How do I get my website on everyone else's Internet? I have the Yahoo. Does that help?"

    [font=verdana, arial, helvetica]Me: "What version of Windows are you running?"
    Them: "Hold on, let me check."
    Me: ??
    Them: "They're thermal."
    Me: "I...I beg your pardon?"
    Them: "The windows are thermal."
    Me: "..."
  2. osugrad21

    osugrad21 Capo Regime Staff Member

    My first job was at an Eddie Bauer store...

    The company had a satisfaction guaranteed policy where the store would replace any item with a new one if the customer desired.

    I had a middle aged man come in with a bag full of items that were at least 5 years old (the SKU #s were no longer listed or archived)...he claimed he was not satisfied with any of the items...not even the boots he had worn until the soles were worn smooth or the faded shirts he had obviously worn to work and washed 1000's of times. With a straight face, the guy explained his reasoning to the baffled manager

    and then he walked out with a brand new wardobe...
  3. Gobucki

    Gobucki I'm using the Internet!!!

    I heard a lot of stores still do this. I think JCPenny has a guarantee like that as well. I still can't believe somebody would do that though.
  4. coxew

    coxew Newbie

    I work in accounting and one of my pet peeves is when a customer calls after receiving an invoice and claim they didn't get the shipment. I don't know if they're too stupid or lazy to realize that we put tracking #'s right in the middle of the invoice. It makes it even better when the person calling to bitch is the same person that signed for the shipment.

    We've also had people try to return something that is in our product line but not from a manufacturer we carry.
  5. IronBuckI

    IronBuckI Calmer than you are.

    I pay your salary.
  6. iambrutus

    iambrutus Screw Blue

    User: I get an error when i click this thing
    me: what thing
    User: you know that new program
    me: we have 20 new programs which one
    User: i dont know
    me: what does the icon say that you are clicking on
    user: Word
    me: do you see a white screen with borders and a menu at the top
    user: yes
    me: ok you have word open, what do you need to do
    user: i dont know, what does this program do
  7. gregorylee

    gregorylee I'd rather be napping!!

    when I worked in a computer store back in the early 90's I had a guy come in because he bought a motherboard there and it didn't work. Soooo the guy whips it out and shows it to me.

    He mounted it with drywall screws straight to the plate, no standoffs nothing. He wanted to return it, I laughed, litterally. I had to get one of the other guys to come over, while stifeling chuckles to explain to the guy that 1. there is no way in hell he was going to return it and 2. how to properly mount a motherboard.

    I felt bad for the guy because he just wasted $150 but there was still no way in hell he was going to get his money back.
  8. Gobucki

    Gobucki I'm using the Internet!!!

    ^^^ So sad.
  9. gregorylee

    gregorylee I'd rather be napping!!

    You know, about a year later he came back and applied for a job :lol: I don't think I will forget his face for the rest of my life.
  10. buckeyefool

    buckeyefool He's back and better than ever!

    Customer.....whats the difference between the 6 oz and the 10 oz burger?

    Me.......4 oz
  11. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    why shouldnt he showed him how to mount it you fool. now you are obsolete. :lol:
  12. gregorylee

    gregorylee I'd rather be napping!!

    Well, you see I am at a new job now.
  13. scooter1369

    scooter1369 HTTR Forever.

    "You're a dick" or "You're an asshole" are common phrases when working the RV lot on gameday.

    Last year for Michigan, I had a CRV with two chicks in it offer me a blowjob for a parking space. It took everyounce of will power to say "no". They were cute too. Not hot, but certainly cute, if not a little "fluffy".
  14. gregorylee

    gregorylee I'd rather be napping!!

    It's always the "other guys" that get the cool jobs...
  15. BuckeyeNation27

    BuckeyeNation27 Goal Goal USA! Staff Member

    how do you say no to that? not like "how can you possibly say no"....more like "what do you say to them so they know you arent a fag, youre just trying not to get fired?"

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