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SmileyBoy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 04:20 PM
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I had a horrific rendezvous with a probable Freeper today.
Edited on Tue May-25-04 04:24 PM by northwest
Here's the story: I went to Boston Market this afternoon to pick up some mac and cheez for lunch. I go up to the counter, and after waiting my turn, I order my stuff. But this old(ish, 60's) lady in pretty fancy clothing (read: rich) comes up and starts interrupting my order, insisting she be served. I guess I was too nervous to tell her I tell her I was still finishing my order (I need to grow a pair of balls, seriously). I complete my order with a feeling of shy disgust at this woman as she starts berating the workers at the counter. "I'm in a hurry!!!", she shouts.

"I want a whole meatloaf, and DON'T CUT IT!!!", the evil bitch said. I was just looking away, and she berates the man fixing her food by yelling "I TOLD YOU NOT TO CUT IT!!!". She yells at him, "Don't you speak English???!!!" (now she's betrating him because he's one of those "brown people"), and the manager (who was working on my order, and coincidentally was Latino, but spoke perfect English), said "He speaks English", and she then demands to know why HER order isn't being taken care of, WHILE MINE IS STILL BEING FUCKING TAKEN CARE OF. This is when I should've said something, because she was infringing on my order, and this evil whore thinks she should be the center of the universe. She mentions several times of the supposed poor service in all her bitching glory. She orders the guy to get her other food like the shift supervisor at a Jakarta seamery. She's not pulling back punches, she WANTS her fucking food, and she'll squeeze it out of these poor souls (along with their dignity) by any means necessary.

She then mouths off "I WANT A SIDE OF THIS!!!", and then mumbles to herself about the supposed poor service (that she brought on herself), and asks the manager, "Who's the manager here?". The guy says "I'm the manager". She asks "Who's the owner?!" The manager says "the McDonald's across the driveway." She then goes off on a rant about how she should have gone to the one in Bloomington, and meanwhile I'm just cussing at this evil bitch under my breath.

The poor guy's ringing up my order, and I secretly say to him, "I know how it is, I used to work at a convenience store." but I guess this evil woman interprets it as an excuse to ask me "Isn't the service here just terrible???" And with a straight face, without looking at her, I say "Ma'am, I think the service here is just fine."

As I walk away to fill up my pop, she keeps slave-driving the workers at the counter. As I walk to the exit door, I give her the ol' one finger salute.

I mean lady, this isn't the fucking Jetsons, where you can press a fucking button and your food comes out. Life doesn't work like that. I used to work at a preschool, and there were four year-olds who had more courtesy than you, because they could say "please" and "thank you", you FUCKING MONSTER.

I have no doubt in my mind that this evil, entitled bitch was a Freeper-type. She was probably rich, no doubt. People like this are what's wrong with our country today. They take what they have for granted. They think it's OK to berate people on a lower level than them, because they think it's their privelige. They drive their big mother-fucking SUV's and gobble up gas, while berating the workers at McDonald's, or Boston Market, or Subway, while spouting their support for Bush and his war on every other occasion. These people make me sick. They will be the death of our country.
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Hobarticus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 04:24 PM
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1. It's the Death of Civility...
...accompanied by the Birth of American Royalty.
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SmileyBoy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 04:24 PM
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2. Damn straight, it's the Death of Civility.
It pisses the hell out of me...
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SheepyMcSheepster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 04:26 PM
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3. thanks for sharing
it was an interesting read, i can definetely relate to not speaking out against people like this.

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nini Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 04:26 PM
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4. I wish I was with you.... I love to lay those people out..
I feel it is my duty as a fellow worker to not allow them to beat up the employees at those kinds of places. I've done it before and will in the future.



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BlackVelvetElvis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 04:27 PM
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5. Imagine being married to THAT
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Rabrrrrrr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 04:29 PM
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6. With morans like that, I always want to know if they have a Jesus fish
on their car.

Bet she does.
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HornBuckler Donating Member (978 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 04:30 PM
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7. Amen Man Amen
It's Friggin Disgusting Isn't It? I bet She HATES Music :)

I Used To Be The Guy That Wouldn't Say Anything - No More - I Sweat The Jesus Out Of 'Em...

Asshole People, I Fucking Hate Them All... There Is No Excuse For Rudeness.

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7th_Sephiroth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 04:30 PM
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8. next time you see her
and you will if you frequent that place, and shes doing the same thing, tell her off man
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lanparty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 04:31 PM
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9. Should have defended them ...

"I think they're working as fast as they can. They're doing a good job. This level of belligerence is probably below you."

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candy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 04:31 PM
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10. She was a rude rich.bitch-why does that make her a Freeper?
Silliest conclusion I ever heard.
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Shadder Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 04:42 PM
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15. I was wondering the same thing.
n/t
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Don_G Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 04:34 PM
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11. So She Wasn't Attractive Enough Anymore
To turn "heads" her way and had to scream for the "turds" to satisfy her needs.

I couldn't have handled that situation without serving her a** on a platter if a cop was nearby that witnessed that s**t.
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gold_bug Donating Member (485 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 04:34 PM
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12. reminds me of an article I read
a while back on Salon about how this woman learned the hard way how some of the wealthy treat service workers like subhumans, Brave New Jobs
http://www.salon.com/tech/feature/2004/04/28/brave_new_...
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1monster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 05:18 PM
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23. Powerful article.
Thanks for the link.
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Servo300 Donating Member (653 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 04:34 PM
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13. What would you think...
If it turned out that she was a Democrat?
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beyurslf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 04:39 PM
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14. They should have told her to go home and cook her own damn
meatloaf. When I was just out of high school I was the night shift mgr for a McDonalds. People think they can come in there and talk like the workers anyway they want. More than once I told people they could make hamburgers at home and that they were not welcome in the store again. This usually made them threaten to sue me. I offered the phone book attached to the pay phone outside to look up attorneys.
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SmileyBoy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 05:07 PM
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20. LOL!!! That's good!!!
Telling them to go look up an attorney. He he he
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Bronco69 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 04:45 PM
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16. I had a similar incident at the bank not long ago.
This woman walks up to the customer service desk and they told her there were a few people in front of her and it would be about 10 minutes. She yells that she's in a hurry and needs to talk to someone NOW! The customer service person politely told her she would need to take a seat and they would be with her in just a few minutes. I was next in line so as I was talking to the customer service person the lady walks up beside me and DEMANDS to see a manager. I turned to her and politely said "ma'am, it's my turn now, would you please sit down so I can finish my business? They told you it would be just a few minutes." She immediately starts yelling at the top of her lungs to the only two customer service people working so I calmly turned back to her and said, "Oh, and you might want to leave that attitude with that cheap outfit because nobody wants that shit either!" The two customer service people started laughing and the woman walked out. :-)
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Rabrrrrrr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 04:47 PM
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17. LOL!
Well done!

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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 04:58 PM
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18. You GO Bronco!
Edited on Tue May-25-04 05:01 PM by ronnykmarshall
That was priceless.

Here's one I dealt with.

It was on September 11th. THE September 11th. I needed to get away from the TV and get some food and wine for dinner that night. I walked to our local Whole Foods-ish store (now a Trader Joes). I standing in line behind this OBNOXIOUS queen. He was tearing the (cute) checkout boy a new one. He was PISSED OFF about the music that they were playing over the PA. (it was upbeat pop/dance music and it wasn't very loud) Her Royal Pain-in-the-assness was yelling, flinging her arms (and cheap QVC jewelry) around going on and on how his shopping experience was "ruined" and how his would "never set foot (in his cheap knock off shoes) in this store again"!!

Just before I knocked him upside his shitty bleach job with a loaf o' bread, I chimed in REAL loud "Yeah that stuff in New York today PALES with YOUR problems." Miss Thang just GLARED at me and I not to be out done GLAAAAAAARRRRRED right back.

The (cute) checkout boy tried hard not to laugh too much.
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-..__... Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 05:04 PM
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19. He should have "teabagged" her meatloaf.
:evilgrin:
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Speck Tater Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 05:09 PM
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21. Bad memories. I have an ex-wife just like that. nt
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bedtimeforbonzo Donating Member (344 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 05:10 PM
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22. I think that was actually
Barbra Streisand. Don't piss her off, she might turn into Mecha-Streisand.
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SmileyBoy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 05:20 PM
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24. Naw, Barbra Streisand starts out nice.
:D :D :D

This woman just came in all nasty right from the get-go.
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geniph Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 06:23 PM
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25. NEVER, but NEVER, be rude to people handling your food!
It's just begging for food adulteration of the most vile and nasty kind! :scared:

I mean, I try not to be rude to people anywhere, but only a damfool is nasty to people handling their comestibles!!!
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BlackVelvetElvis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 06:36 PM
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26. This is why I can't do customer service.
I hate injustice and selfishness. I would tell all those SOB's off in a heartbeat and I don't hesitate to tell off another customer if I feel that they are abusive. Me and my mouth
I admire people who can take it.
:mad:
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SmileyBoy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 07:14 PM
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27. Then you may admire me...
Because I had to handle that crap for 13 1/2 months at a convenience store. :)
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