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  1. Chuck

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    Radio Shack employee punches customer

    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – A Radio Shack employee in Eau Claire is facing disorderly conduct and battery charges for punching a customer.

    Police say the customer was trying to return an item Sunday, but the employee wouldn't let him. The customer then asked to talk to a manager.

    That's when the 52-year-old male employee began punching the man. A bystander called 911.

    The employee is due in court May 19.

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  2. Uncle Albert

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  3. Shirogayne

    Shirogayne Gay™ Formerly Important

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    Ted would have loved this thread. :(
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  4. Zombie

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    :clap: to this guy. Sure what he did was illegal but the customer probably deserved every punch.

    There have been plenty of customers I've wanted to hit. Fist, bat, shoe, you name it, :D
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  5. Forbin

    Forbin Do you feel fluffy, punk?

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    So, you've wanted to fist a customer, eh?
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  6. Uncle Albert

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    Yeah....this could just as easily be "customer tried to return a busted 5 year old DVD player for cash with no receipt, and skipped directly to Belligerant Asshole Mode when he didn't immediately get his way".

    I saw a lot of that when I worked the customer service desk at Menard's. Some people are cocks when they know you have to put up with it.
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  7. Zombie

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    I once had a guy try to return golf shoes that look like they had been chewed up by a lawn mower. He didn't even have the decency to clean the shit off the bottom of them. Tried the old, "I'm a stockholder" bit. Still told him no and then threw him out of the store after a big argument. I was furious. Furious that he would try to return shoes that had been obviously well worn and had shit on them. (It was real shit by the way. I guess fertilizer stuff on the course)

    Turned out he was a stockholder but I still didn't get in trouble. When my boss (district manager) heard I turned down the refund he knew to believe me because I rarely turned down refunds and in his words if I turned this one down I must be telling the truth that the shoes were a disaster. :lol:
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    I have often thought that stores need someone who doesn't officially work for the store to wait outside on customers like that and explain a few of life's values and manners to them.
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    I saw a guy try to beat up one of the girls at the Service Desk at Target last year. :wtf: Thankfully, AP and the manager on duty were on hand to jump on him before he got in any hits. Crazy fucker. :unuts:
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    Ted would've loved this thread. :(







    A violent, angry love. :yes:
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  12. Zombie

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    yeah he would have raped this thread for every ounce of pleasure he could squeeze out of it.......

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    I've probably been to that store!

    I have seen lots of interesting returns. :wtf:

    Fortunately I don't have to put up with that anymore! 7 or so years in retail/customer service was enough for me. :borg:
  14. El Chup

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    My first part time job was in a supermarket, carried out while in the last years of school. I remember getting a few crazy customers back then. The best I can remember was the woman who accused me of aiming a tin of beans at her kid's head. That was because was had these big green rubbish baskets which we'd use to "card" the aisles. I'd taken to throwing rubbish in them from a distance and I'd developed quite a knack for it. Suffice it to say the can did indeed travel a distance and probably could have floored the kid. Shame.

    That was a great job though. None of the part-time young staff gave a shit because we all know that we'd go on to university or a superior career so we'd just fuck around. I really used to enjoy it. I remember you'd also, during the very last days I was there, get David Beckham and Posh shopping in there when they very first met as she grew up where I did and her parents lived nearby. Christ he'd only just started playing premier league football back then.

    I remember the warehouse area where all the stock was. We'd have food fights with the rotting fruit and veg and the unused dough from the bakery. The most entertaining part was the "green card" employees. There were mildly mentally disabled people who were given jobs basically to get them out of the care home. There was a chap named Kevin who's duty was to "card" the aisles, i.e. put bits of card into green baskets. Apparently it was all he was good for, but he used to entertain us because he'd developed a mangerial complex and he'd strut around and talk, and the real management, as if he was in charge! He also used to wear a red string vest under his white shirt and smelled awful as he'd never wash - so much so you could smell him coming from several aisles away. We'd mercilessly tease him. I feel a bit guilty now, but at the time it was great fun.

    I'm getting misty eyed. :diacanu: