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TheMalcolmConnection 06-18-2007 04:20 PM

F...People Who Work in a Crappy Job and Take it out on Me
 
Of course I've noticed it in the past, but it just seems like more and more recently, I'll go up to the checkout line in the grocery store or the drive-through at a fast food place and the assholes working there act like they want to kill themselves.

I've had my share of crappy jobs, but regardless you're still getting paid which is something more than a lot of people can say and you can at least FEIGN being civil. I'm not asking you to put on a smile showing off 1,712 of your teeth, but at least don't act like I'm putting you out by asking you to do your fucking job.

BigSKINBauer 06-18-2007 04:31 PM

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on the other hand, there is this girl at the taco bell near me. She works at the drive through and she has this big smile on her face and she leans out the window to talk to you. It is hard to explain but i'll be going to that taco bell again :D

FRPLG 06-18-2007 04:41 PM

Re: F...People Who Work in a Crappy Job and Take it out on Me
 
[QUOTE=hesscl34;319221]I was sitting at a light in DC, with my window down.. and one of those guys on the bikes that courier around the city was zipping by and I guess he saw that my window was down so he decided to ride by my car and say "You stupid, stuck up bi+ch" ... I was just sitting there minding my own buisiness.. Nice.[/QUOTE]

Didn't know Schneed was a bike courier.

firstdown 06-18-2007 04:43 PM

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And these are the people who cannot figure out why they only make min. wage and want the goverment to do something.

Schneed10 06-18-2007 04:51 PM

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[quote=FRPLG;319224]Didn't know Schneed was a bike courier.[/quote]

Yeah sorry Hess I was in a rotten mood that day!

Southpaw 06-18-2007 04:55 PM

Re: F...People Who Work in a Crappy Job and Take it out on Me
 
[quote=TheMalcolmConnection;319215]I've had my share of crappy jobs, but regardless you're still getting paid which is something more than a lot of people can say and you can at least FEIGN being civil. I'm not asking you to put on a smile showing off 1,712 of your teeth, but at least don't act like I'm putting you out by asking you to do your fucking job.[/quote]

Agreed 100%. I can't stand people in customer service positions that have shitty attitudes. In fact, shitty attitudes are so common in those types of jobs(at least in my area), that when I actually come across the rare person that appears happy and takes pride in their job, I have to tell somebody, like I just saw bigfoot or something.

TheMalcolmConnection 06-18-2007 04:58 PM

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It is my new goal in life to make sure they pay for that. I called two separate businesses today to report to the managers the names of the employees working at that time. Seriously, I try to ALWAYS be civil and even friendly so all I ask is for some respect back.

BigSKINBauer 06-18-2007 05:15 PM

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the truth is, those people take a lot more shit than they put out. I mean there are customers that are complete dicks. And just as a customer would say, i'm just trying to get what i want, the employees would say, i'm just trying to do my job. Both customers and workers get a lot of shit and most of them don't deserve it.

For example: [URL="http://www.yourdailymedia.com/media/1181821834/Fire_In_The_Hole_Tribute"]Fire In The Hole Tribute - YourDailyMedia.com[/URL]


I don't find that funny at all. These people are just trying to do their jobs. Obviously this doesn't happen often at all but the employees put up with a lot of shit that they don't need. And some people say that it is just part of the job but the truth is, it isn't. They don't need to be badgered by idiots and it is definitely not their job to do it.

luckily i haven't had to work behind a counter permanently, but i have spent weeks working at 7-11s and have also worked concession stands at university of maryland lacrosse games for an organization. Some people are annoying as f... THe cool thing about the concession stands was that I was with 15-20 people that i knew. If i was with people i didn't really like, it would be worse. I had to listen to so much shit because we didn't serve coffee. I mean, its not like i come up with the menu.

Right now i work 40 hours a week but its a nice cushy office job and i make 440 a week. I would hate to work those jobs, like many of my friends, and make 7 bucks an hour. I can see why they are upset so i say, cut them a little bit of a break even though customers don't deserve to be treated that way.

TheMalcolmConnection 06-18-2007 05:24 PM

Re: F...People Who Work in a Crappy Job and Take it out on Me
 
I used to work in a movie theater in all aspects of it for at least eight years while going through high school and college and I definitely had a majority share of annoying people coming through the doors.

I also found that is was my place to basically respond with whatever I get treated with. Even if I was having a crappy day, as long as someone was nice to me, I had a hard time not being nice back.

Just as firstdown said, these are the same people bitching because they're stuck in this job the rest of their lives. Just as I complained about bad customer service, I'm also calling to report exceptional service as well. If anything ever stands out in my mind, it's someone working a crappy job who goes above and beyond for me.

jamf 06-18-2007 06:03 PM

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Nothing is worse than a pissed off stripper.
They are nice when asking for a dance but when it's time to start grinding, they have to mention how much they hate life.

TheMalcolmConnection 06-18-2007 06:19 PM

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Yeah, it's always about how they are "working through school". What? You mean supporting your drug habits?

saden1 06-18-2007 07:02 PM

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Those people put up with a lot of shit man. Unbelievable shit. I've seen people being dickish to people who are new and are clearly are in the training process. I have seen people bitch about someone not speaking "proper" English. If someone is having a bad day, they are having a bad day. You bitching is only going to compound the problem.

The stupidest guy I have ever witnessed was at GMU Fin Aid office. This idiot thought it might be a good idea to trash the front desk people who don't have control over the Fin process. For about 5 min he was saying f'this, f'that, f'you, I don't think he skipped one curse word in the English language. Guess what ended up happening? Everyone put on their mean mug face and everyone who came through that day didn't get the worm reception they deserved. It was all business and no smiles for the day. I don't condone it, but I understand.

If someone is having a bad day or isn't providing quality service to you simply talk to them. Say something funny, make them smile. Don't put on a mean mug of your own. Say something nice. I always find people more personable if you tell them how bad of a day you had, even if you didn't have one. Just be more, you know, personable and relate to them.

skinsfan_nn 06-18-2007 07:10 PM

Re: F...People Who Work in a Crappy Job and Take it out on Me
 
[quote=hesscl34;319221]I was sitting at a light in DC, with my window down.. and one of those guys on the bikes that courier around the city was zipping by and I guess he saw that my window was down so he decided to ride by my car and say "You stupid, stuck up bi+ch" ... I was just sitting there minding my own buisiness.. Nice.[/quote]

hess. next time you see him coming open your door, wipe his ass out....then say " You Stupid, No ridin Bitch, hope you have insurance to fix my car you just ran into...asshole" now get your ass up of the scolding hot concrete.....BITCH!


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