It is common for someone to flag us down, thinking we’re in a taxi until we came closer. Suddenly, she’s at my ear. Please hurry!”. 1. I’m stopped in front of a bus stop, waiting for the light to turn green, when the back door opens and closes and I hear a woman’s voice. The staff at the store wear blue polo shirts, black business pants, and black shoes. While it’s not the typical retail horror story, I thought you might enjoy it here, anyway. Luckily my family knows about my shyness so my female cousin raised her voice (without shouting) to tell the girl "none of us work here, ma’am" and she saw some shirts again, the girl looked at me and apologized for mistaking me for one of the employees, although the workers at that place wore black shirts and I was wearing a white Tshirt with an 80's print. They want to find out if he is the owner of the car and if he could go to the station. The major differences from a taxi are that it lacks the “TAXI” sign and that it is a hatchback; taxis are sedans. anyway, she has court coming up and if said attorney doesn't show up for court she's going to tell the judge that the attorney took her money and have the judge to call me in court and I am going to jail. I Don’t Work Here, Does Not Work Here, Part 34 Customer: “Excuse me. I am at a popular retail chain looking for a window air-conditioner for my small apartment. I Don’t Work Here, Does Not Work Here, Part 31. 96% Upvoted. "No I don't. I Don’t Work Here, Does Not Work Here, Part 33 But since I don't work here, I'll have to charge my freelance fees." Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. save. She tries to give me money again. Read the Feel Good roundup for November 2020! That’s 40 hours of misery a week. I advise that if everything goes well, we should send me a cake. So this one is a bit of an unusual case of I do work here, but I don't work here type of story. the truth is that girl reminded me of my mother because she also had to carry me while she was pregnant with my sister, and that girl seemed to be alone (or at least I didn't see anyone else with her) so I wanted to help her, it was easy for me to do it for and alleviate the problem of having to get into that crowd a bit . I have never bought one before, and I don’t have any idea of how many square feet my apartment is or how big an AC I will need. I love it when this kimd of thing happens. we hope you enjoy our stories and come… He is the father of the granddaughter, and now he’s a proud grandfather. I’m wearing a black business shirt, black jeans, and sneakers. My reasoning for this is simple: it will affect your overall happiness and productivity. Here’s one experience — from one of the most upbeat, hard-working young women I’ve encountered — that illustrates the recurring gripes: My experience with a ‘bad’ female manager was extensive. Moral of the story: Not all "I don't work here lady" stories end with a Karen screaming and threatening to get you fired from a job you don't even have :D. Aww that was nice and believe me, pregnancy brain can make a woman totally scattered and confused. 705. I simply added paragraphs and turned run on sentences into full sentences with periods. For some context, I’m a 17 year old female from Venezuela (so please excuse my grammar, English is not my first language), i was at the mall with my mom,my younger sister (16y/o), and my cousins (a 22 y/o female and her 18 y/o brother) doing Christmas shopping, we went to a small clothing store that was full of people for the Black Friday sales, so this store sells clothes mostly, but a few months ago they put a couple of shelves in the corner to sell school supplies, toys and other things. Thank you! The Customer Is Always Right. All right, let me see your list.”. Hello! The baby girl would have to spend some time in the hospital, due to being almost two months early, but otherwise, she was all right. Okay nut job, whatever! It all happened many years ago, we’re talking mid to late ‘80s, and it’s not a typical ‘I don’t here’ story. The other night I was at a very nice – and very expensive – steakhouse restaurant. A derivative of subreddits like Tales From Retail that involves stories about folks that go into other businesses and have irate customers mistake them for employees. Pregnancy brain is no joke. We ended up shopping together for the remainder of our time in the store and are now pretty good friends. "Because you work here!" Congratulations! "In Why I Don’t Work Here Anymore, Dr. Kusy applies evidence-based research and practices to bring respect and civility back into the workplace―a practice whose time has come! She continued to fuss about why I was near the back then and something was wrong with the business and she is going to report them. I checked the price and went back to where the girl was sitting next to her son, I gave her the price (about 1.30$ i think) she thanked me and I returned with my group that are already leaving the store. I’m a customer carrying a pile of unicorn-related items, including a hat and gumboots, through a clothing and homewares store. George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, FRS (22 January 1788 – 19 April 1824), known simply as Lord Byron, was an English peer, who was a poet and politician. I Just Work Here. But I can try!”. Related: “We have a wedding coming up,” she said. “You need a white shirt.” “You need a white shirt.” I'm a MASSIVE Harry Potter fan, and I came to the park fully prepared. Me: “Lady, I was born five miles away and except for the past year, I’ve lived in this city my entire life. You're here! I jump, then automatically go to Spanish, as it has been my life for the past year. So my School which has a festival/bazar to raise funds for charity, students from middle school to high school all volunteer to man the post so some of us are acting as ticket booth operators, entertainment, game operators and auxiliary security. Customer: *Stops next to me* “EXCUUUUUUUSE ME!”, Customer: “Where do you keep your underwear?”, Customer: *Realising* “You don’t work here.”, Me: “No, I don’t, but that lady over there in the blue shirt can help you.”. I like the people who work here too much. When they taught us in school , way back in the 60's Mixed race people were called mulatto, and remember the 60's a whole lot of not nice names. I love to read stories with a good end! Leave me alone and park your own d*** car.” Man: “That does it, I’m going to find your manager! I stop to look at a rack of unicorn T-shirts for my niece. Steve on July 27, 2018 11:49 am There is a woman in front of me I think is an employee. Could you help me find a few things?”, “I’m sorry, I can’t really help you. Inside is the sweet old lady with a box. I started thinking about my clothing recently when my wife sent me to the store. A customer approaches me with their grocery list in hand. I’m sharing my apartment with a good friend and he is sharing his car. It is summer and my friend is island-hopping with his fiancé and they have left the car behind. I'm not sure how I got confused with some of the staff but whoever. (Institutional racism). I do not work here! Not all “I don’t work here” stories are bad! Through his many case scenarios, templates, and assessment inventories, Mitch helps leaders demonstrate the financial and emotional costs of toxic behaviors. best. No, they don’t disregard sexual harassment or misogyny, but they are desperate to avoid the hazing they receive from other women. I'm 23 now and we haven't let my mom live that. Related: I was at the mall with my mom,my younger sister (16y/o), and my cousins (a 22 y/o female and her 18 y/o brother) doing Christmas shopping. An hour ago, she went into premature labor and the grandma is panicking. Sort by. So, I got the cake. She jumps up. She Just Doesn't Get Paid. Tab “you don’t have a receipt for that coke and chocolate “ Me. 2.4k. The saying alludes to the mythological idea of a World Turtle that supports the flat earth on its back. I Don’t Work Here, Does Not Work Here, Part 30, “No, I don’t, but that lady over there in the blue shirt can help you.”, I Don’t Work Here, Does Not Work Here, Part 35, I Don’t Work Here, Does Not Work Here, Part 34, I Don’t Work Here, Does Not Work Here, Part 33, I Don’t Work Here, Does Not Work Here, Part 32, I Don’t Work Here, Does Not Work Here, Part 31, “Excuse me. 4. I jump in the car and take a major road artery to the store. Woman: “Please hurry! Howdy, folks. I drive up to the entrance and drop her. She was carrying a baby (one or two years old maybe) and was clearly pregnant, also she was shorter than me (I’m 1,69cm or 5,5 feet). Nov 10, 2012 | by Mordechai Schmutter. This older gentleman is in the same aisle, wearing khakis and a blue shirt. Proud Member of [The Coalition of Online Communities](https://www.reddit.com/r/the_coalition/). My mom replies very indigently "Well what is there Lucy, what else is there?'' You’ll be standing in line at the soup kitchen this time next week!” (He locks his car door and storms into the store. save. I Don’t Work Here, Does Not Work Here, Part 31 Help me!" Gentleman: “I don’t work here. From u/ericaferrica I Don't Work Here Lady: Never thought I'd have one of these stories but here we go! I work here; I’m just showing up for my shift is all. "Sorry, I don't work here." At that point, she realizes this isn’t a taxi and gets a bit embarrassed. From u/ericaferrica I Don't Work Here Lady: Never thought I'd have one of these stories but here we go! I sighed and thought for a second, then got a devilish smirk. Ever since I was a teenager, people have been coming up to me in stores and assuming that I worked there. Here i am, in a mask, trying to shop groceries, trying to keep my distance in a crowded aisle. I checked the price and went back to where the girl was sitting next to her son, I gave her the price (about 1.30$ i think) she thanked me and I returned with my group that are already leaving the store. No, I Don’t Work Here. She starts to calm down and I get the whole story. 105 comments. She served as the First As she is trying to pay me, I tell her it’s on the house. .2. You made my day. Welcome to r slash I Don’t Work Here Lady! down. If you’re expected to work 9-5, work 9-5. His wife then walked up next to him, and they spent a good ten minutes helping me figure out what would work the best for me. It really happened! I don't work here", but clearly she did not seem to hear me because she kept looking at me waiting for me to respond, at that point I was already very embarrassed. report. Don’t work longer than you’re supposed to. I stood there for a few seconds analyzing the situation, the shelves with the toys this girl was looking at were not priced and the line to check prices was a mess with people piling up in front of the cash register rushing the poor cashiers so I turned back to the girl and I said "I can go ask the price if you want", she looked at me a little surprised at first, but in the end she accepted and I went to the cash register passing through the crowd of people to ask about the sand toys, I was done with my shopping anyway and it was better to help this pregnant girl and not stand in the way of other buyers. She stepped back, mouth agape like she had never been shouted back at in her entire life and wound up to slap me. There’s no … And during that year, I’ve been studying abroad. Customer: “I SAID, DO YOU KNOW IF THEY HAVE HONEY-WHEAT BREAD?!”. Que dios le pague. We are met by an officer who guides us to an office. The description of her race and looks/clothing were not necessary nor needed in the narrative. hide. I notice that she was talking to me so I leave my stuff with my cousin and went approach to her because the music in the store wouldn’t let me hear her, she ask me in a nice way "Excuse me, what is the price of this?” pointed to a packet of beach toys, the kind kids use to build sand castles. Little did I know…. It is impossible to get my manager, because I work in a different store! Lady asks for directions to The Outer Limits? No, I Don’t Work Here. I do not work here! All right, let me see your list.”, “I SAID, DO YOU KNOW IF THEY HAVE HONEY-WHEAT BREAD? It suggests that this turtle rests on the back of an even larger turtle, which itself is part of a column of increasingly large world turtles that continues indefinitely (i.e., "turtles all the way down"). They were super nice and said they had a daughter around my age and would appreciate someone helping her if she was in a similar situation. level 1. I blocked her swing and said, That's one. !”, “UGH! "I don't care! If you have an inventory question, I suggest you ask an employee!”, I Don’t Work Here, Does Not Work Here, Part 30, Sometimes, You Just Have To Suck It Up And “Work There”, I Don’t Work Here, Does Not Work Here, Part 36. So at this point I should mention that I am a very shy person with those I don’t know, I get nervous when someone talks to me and I do not have my sister or my mother around. This place was top rated for their steaks and seafood. Could you help me find a few things?”, Me: “I’m sorry, I can’t really help you. My ADHD brain absolutely refuses to look at a wall of text like that, no matter how much I want to read the post. Moral of the story: Not all "I don't work here lady" stories end with a Karen screaming and threatening to get you fired from a job you don't even have :D. 6 comments. Next. Me: “Listen, a**hole, I already told you I don’t work here. Lol, when my mom was pregnant with me she really liked Kool-Aid, and that what she drank 90% of the time and one day sister asked "Mom why can't I drink milk?'' Here you go so you can possibly benefit from it as well. report. Do I look like I work here?" Total chaos. 0 Previous Story. Post Info TOPIC: I don't work here lady. I blocked her swing and said, That's one. I turn around to say it’s not a taxi, but I stop in my tracks. I tried to summarize it as best I could . We went to a small clothing store that was full of people for the Black Friday sales, so this store sells clothes mostly, but a few months ago they put a couple of shelves in the corner to sell school supplies, toys and other things. Don’t Blame Me. nytram If you have an inventory question, I suggest you ask an employee!”. I’m not sure where most of the stuff in here is; I just go up and down each aisle until I find what I’m looking for.”, Customer: “Oh, but aren’t soldiers supposed to help anyone in need?”, Me: *Laughing* “I guess you’re right. This happens in the early 2000s. share. Think about it, you’re miserable for 8 hours a day, every day. He used his status as a police officer to get the plate from the CCTV and find the owner and thank me. The car is of a brand cherished by taxi drivers and it’s yellow, the color of taxis in the capital. I’ve recently returned home from Spain after studying abroad for a year. Simply stating she was holding a child and was also pregnant would've sufficed. This weekend my partner and I were doing some Fall cleaning and ran out to do some errands in the middle of it. Press J to jump to the feed. So it was my brother's birthday and we had surprise party for him at Chucky Cheese. "Turtles all the way down" is an expression of the problem of infinite regress. I’m in the Canadian military, and I’m doing some grocery shopping after the workday at a local grocery store. hide. “Im type 1 diabetic the employee at the kiosk gave me the drink and chocolate” Tab. I Don’t Work Here, Does Not Work Here, Part 32 You're in a tie and white shirt, I assumed you were a manager here. I can’t make this “stuff” up. I want to get a sale vegetable that was rapidly disappearing because the other shoppers were crowding one another and grabbing. The more outrageous the story the better! Roommate: “Um… did anything happen with the car while I was gone?”. I don’t know if this story belongs here, it is an ‘I don’t work here lady’ story of sorts but if you don’t think it belongs I understand if you wish to delete it. she starts away, and I laugh. My mom was choosing clothes for my grandparents, my male cousin was trying on clothes and I was with my sister and my female cousin looking for clothes, without paying much attention to what they saw because I had already chosen everything I liked at the moment, then I hear how someone speaks a little loud near us but I didn't know if it was with me, I turned in several directions and behind me was a young girl (probably about 25 or 26 years old) with semi-dark skin (I’m not sure how to describe the mix between black and white skin but you got the idea) long straight hair and a red dress with flowers, she was carrying a baby (one or two years old maybe) and was clearly pregnant, also she was shorter than me (I’m 1,69cm or 5,5 feet). For some context, I’m a 17 year old female from Venezuela (so please excuse my grammar, English is not my first language). She went into labor! From uglybug1, I Don't Work Here Lady: Last summer, my brother and I went to Universal Studios Hollywood, and let me tell you, when it comes to fandoms, I go pretty hard. I decide to tag along to the station. Me: “¿Perdón? People are being allowed to cut in front of me and I’ve been waiting for over an hour to get in!” The doors don’t even open until nine am. HERE. You are a good person! My name is DJ and I enjoy Reddit a ton! From uglybug1, I Don't Work Here Lady: Last summer, my brother and I went to Universal Studios Hollywood, and let me tell you, when it comes to fandoms, I go pretty hard. Where we share involves stories about folks that are mistaken for employees by irate customers. This weekend my partner and I were doing some Fall cleaning and ran out to do some errands in the middle of it. She is clearly panicked. I have found that Weds morning is probably the best time to shop for anything. Nurse training kicks in and I start to talk to her to calm her down. I’m still not sure why this keeps happening to me, or how she walked past two employees to chase me down without noticing them. Thank you so much for helping that lady! We both laugh, I apologize. *** *, Customer: “UGH! That’s a super nice change of pace. I can't spell it I only learned verbally, but yours is really good, way to go! HERE. Don’t waste extra time in that hellhole. Log in or sign up to leave a comment Log In Sign Up. “Do you have proof of your outlandish claim? I catch myself and remember to go back to English. Being a Redditor, I get to enjoy the Reddit stories and Karen freakouts that not many other people see. That’s a super sweet little story about a bunch of people just being decent and considerate to one another. Ever since I was a teenager, people have been coming up to me in stores and assuming that I worked there. I told her just as loudly, I.DON"T. WORK. This story is part of our Feel Good roundup for November 2020! I just flat out told her "Look lady, I know you are upset but I don't work here either way I am not gonna let you yell at me about a pizza". 5. finally, you are a nice person, keep it up! LADY. She got a look on her face as if I just told her grass was always pink. Then I hear how someone speaks a little loud near us but I didn't know if it was with me, I turned in several directions and behind me was a young girl (probably about 25 or 26 years old) with semi-dark skin (I’m not sure how to describe the mix between black and white skin but you got the idea) long straight hair and a red dress with flowers. She is clutching her purse so hard, her knuckles are turning white. Source: Reddit (Credit: Mel9879875, Original Story). dude, when you're pregnant with one on the hip it feels like you're an actual building. So this one is a bit of an unusual case of I do work here, but I don't work here type of story. You would have thought it was TP. I did this for my own readability. 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