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Dec 12, 2002
IDIOT SIGHTING. My daughter and I went through the McDonald's driveway window and I gave the cashier a $5 note. Our total was $4.25, so I also handed her 25c. She said, 'you gave me too much money.' I said,'Yes I know, but this way you can just give me a dollar coin back.' She sighed and went to get the manager who asked me to repeat my request. I did so, and he handed me back the 25c, and said 'We're sorry but we don’t do that kind of thing.' The cashier then proceeded to give me back 75 cents in change. Do not confuse the people at MacD's. IDIOT SIGHTING: We had to have the garage door repaired. The repairman told us that one of our problems was that we did not have a 'large' enough motor on the opener. I thought for a minute, and said that we had the largest one made at that time, a 1/2 horsepower. He shook his head and said, 'You need a 1/4 horsepower.' I responded that 1/2 was larger than 1/4 and he said, 'NOOO, it's not. Four is larger than two.' We haven't used that repairman since. Happened in Ipswich , Qld. IDIOT SIGHTING : I live in a semi rural area. We recently had a new neighbour call the local council P & W office to request the removal of the WOMBAT CROSSING sign on our road. The reason: 'Too many wombats are being hit by cars out here! I don't think this is a good place for them to be crossing anymore.' Story from Collingwood, Melbourne. IDIOT SIGHTING IN FOOD SERVICE: My daughter went to a Mexican takeaway and ordered a taco. She asked the person behind the counter for 'minimal lettuce.' He said he was sorry, but they only had iceberg lettuce. >From Bankstown , Sydney .... IDIOT SIGHTING: I was at the airport, checking in at the gate when an airport employee asked, 'Has anyone put anything in your baggage without your knowledge?' To which I replied, 'If it was without my knowledge, how would I know?' He smiled knowingly and nodded, 'That's why we ask.' This happened in Elizabeth S.A. IDIOT SIGHTING: The pedestrian light on the corner beeps when it's safe to cross the street. I was crossing with an 'intellectually challenged' co-worker of mine. She asked if I knew what the beeper was for. I explained that it signals blind people when the light is red. Appalled, she responded, 'What on earth are blind people doing driving?!' She is a government employee in Adelaide P.O. IDIOT SIGHTING: When my husband and I arrived at a car dealership to pick up our car after a service, we were told the keys had been locked in it. We went to the service department and found a mechanic working feverishly to unlock the driver’s side door. As I watched from the passenger side, I instinctively tried the door handle and discovered that it was unlocked. ‘Hey,' I announced to the technician, 'its open!' His reply, 'I know. I already did that side.' STAY ALERT! They walk among us... Very very interesting, Scientifically proven.................. Six Truths in Life 1. You cannot stick your tongue out and look up at the ceiling at the same time, a physical impossibility. 2. All idiots, after reading #1 will try it. 3. And discover #1 is a lie. 4. You are smiling now because you are an idiot. 5. You soon will forward this to another idiot. 6. There is still a stupid smile on your face ..
The fast food change story happens to me atleast once a month. These stories are real. I was my brother's soccer game when he was little, and put some filtered water into a two-liter soda bottle, and froze it, for drinking later. A mother of another player asked me how I got the ice into the bottle. No kidding.
Dont have lunch with a Clown (Ronald McDonald), when you can eat with a King (Burger King)....
crackmeup Oh the workers of McDonalds. duh Once in awhile, for a special treat, I'll get my son a sausage egg and cheese bisquit. I paid with the contactless card reader. The cashier said, "You have to swipe the card." I started to explain that it was contactless but before I had the chance the receipt popped up out of the printer. "Sir, you can't just wave your card around. You have to swipe it." So I attempted to explain the EMV contactless card. My mistake. The manager eventually came over. I eventually was able to point out that the receipt said that I had paid and pointed out the entry on the receipt: CARD ENTRY: CONTACTLESS. AUTH CODE: XXXXXXX duh So basically, you have to give them exact change or use a traditional magnetic stripe card at McDonalds. The staff mentally cannot handle anything else We're getting taquitos from Whataburger next time.
Good one, Spazdog. Some winners there. I've got one. My first job was at Radio Shack. Customer comes to exchange something. I ring up the returned item, change the quantity to -1, and the price shows as a negative price, just as it's supposed to, and ring up the item he's buying. When he gets the receipt, he raises all kinds of stink about the negative price, because it's a pre-tax price. Insists we're ripping him off because it didn't figure the tax he paid on it. I explained the tax is computed for the subtotal, and rest assured, the negative tax will be factored in. He doesn't believe it, and insists he's a math teacher, so he knows what he's talking about, and our point-of-sale computer is wrong. I said "If you're a math teacher, then are you not recognizing the distributive property of mathematics?". FYI: a*(b-c) = a*b - a*c. Bear in mind, I'm studying electrical engineering at the time and I'm taking calculus at this point. Nope, he still thinks it's wrong. Boss man comes over, tries to tell him the same thing. Still no go. So we get pencil, paper, and calculator and try to prove that no, we're not ripping him off and that he is getting his negative tax figured in. Must have spent half an hour with this guy, trying to teach him 5th grade math.
When I frequented such restaurants far too often, I avoided the whole issue by paying with plastic. It saves them the embarrassment and me the hassle.
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The fast food change story happens to me atleast once a month. These stories are real. I was my brother's soccer game when he was little, and put some filtered water into a two-liter soda bottle, and froze it, for drinking later. A mother of another player asked me how I got the ice into the bottle. No kidding.
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