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Old 05-29-08, 08:34 PM
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Since every post on the internet is at least 40% bull, imagine how boring the OP's actual stories are.
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Old 05-29-08, 08:49 PM
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Zen, it's tough when they turn on you like that, isn't it?
Anyway, this is first thing I thought of when I read the thread title. Great article from The Onion. I'm linking, because it's so long.
http://www.theonion.com/content/news...figure_out_how
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Old 05-29-08, 10:30 PM
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Originally Posted by fujishig
This has all the makings of one of those threads where the OP posts looking for approval or agreement, and getting nothing but the opposite from the forum... but the thread is still young...
I thought I was the only one that happened to. It's strange, but it makes me realise I'm a bit of a dick sometimes.
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Old 05-29-08, 10:47 PM
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Working at Radio Shack must really suck. Even the funny customer service stories from there blows.
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Old 05-30-08, 09:03 AM
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Originally Posted by calhoun07
Working at Radio Shack must really suck. Even the funny customer service stories from there blows.
It really does. I'm like De Niro in The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle: I'm doing it for a paycheck.
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Old 05-30-08, 09:34 AM
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I work at Best Buy, and run into the shit you're talking about daily. Only, I don't post about it. Mostly because it isn't that interesting, or funny.

We had a guy go on a machete rampage in the mall that our store is connected to, chopped a guy in the face, chopped someone's finger off, smashed the sunglass hut, started walking around dragging a Christmas tree, etc. That's a story. A lady returning a game without telling her son? Not a story.

And count me in with Groucho...I'm honestly shocked that Radio Shack is still in business.

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Old 05-30-08, 10:04 AM
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the only thing I enjoy more than shopping at radio shack is hearing stories about radio shack
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Old 05-30-08, 10:19 AM
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Walmart stories are better. I shouldve wrote some of mine down.
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Old 05-30-08, 10:22 AM
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Originally Posted by stingermck
Walmart stories are better. I shouldve wrote some of mine down.
Did you get to keep new products from the Lost & Found?
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Old 05-30-08, 10:24 AM
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we need pics of the 17 year old bagboy who has dreams of working in Radio Shack
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Old 05-30-08, 05:52 PM
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Originally Posted by al_bundy
we need pics of the 17 year old bagboy who has dreams of working in Radio Shack
This is how I would picture him:
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Old 05-31-08, 11:15 AM
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Man, Rosie's new haircut is damn_butch!
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Old 05-31-08, 03:25 PM
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One of the things I hated most about dealing with the public, and why I hope I don't have to do any job that requires it again, is when the same people would ask the SAME questions multiple times. Did they honestly think I was going to give them a different answer eventually?
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Old 06-01-08, 04:43 AM
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I helped a guy today with a laptop re: the specific model he wanted. When he said he had a friend who could get it for him cheaper than I could offer him. I suggested he should buy it from him as it's a good deal. He started asking me more questions about the model, and I smiled and said he should probably ask the guy he's buying it from for specs and stuff. He got pissed off saying he was dissapointed that I wouldn't give him the service. I told him the service I already gave him was more than anyone else would have given him.
I eventually calmed him down by convincing him to see it from my perspective.
Fucking morons.
Once you go this far into retail sales (6th year for me) you know you'll never do it again in your life. I can't understand how middle aged men can go back into this kind of role, especially the ones I've worked with who have been wedding photographers and video editors. Jobs that are much more rewarding.
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And count me in with Groucho...I'm honestly shocked that Radio Shack is still in business.
Even CEO can't figure out how RadioShack is still in business.
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Old 06-01-08, 05:07 AM
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Originally Posted by domino harvey
Since every post on the internet is at least 40% bull, imagine how boring the OP's actual stories are.
"And this one time, at Radio Shack, I stuck a soldering iron up my ass."
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Old 06-01-08, 06:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Zen Peckinpah
In a perfect world she's probably one of those idiots who was really happy McDonald's started offering milk and apple slices with the Happy Meals...even though she probably splurges on a Big Mac.
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