today has got to be one of the weirdest.. i worked 8-3 today, and almost every customer i had was getting on my nerves. didnt help im not feeling good. feels kind of like the flu. last night, my whole body hurt, head killed me, got some chills and the fever. but i heard my pregnancy could be the cause of it(mothers?). so i was out of it today no matter what.
anyways. i gave the front register his break around 10:30. of course, when i give him his break, it gets crazy busy. i get a lady who had two EBT cards. she says one is expired, one isn't. she tries one. it i denied. well....she had put both of them together after trying the first one, and then tells me," i forgot which one i tried." so she tries them both over and over and over....why? cause BOTH keep getting denied. at this, point my line is about 6 deep, and the only other person who could check was in photo helping one customer.
so after a few minutes, she gives up and pays with cash... after he leaves, and im helping a couple other customers, i smash my pinky finger in the drawer. well, the customer who was about to be rung up says "dang, i may be b!%c&ing about you, but you don't need to cut off your finger."
that annoyed me. its not my fault the lady before her wanted to try her EBT card five hundred times. im going pretty fast, which i think is pretty good seeing as how im feeling.
then about 12, i give the front register guy his lunch. again, as soon as he leaves, it gets crazy busy. after a couple customers, i get a guy with a big order. at this point, i had the assistant manager ringing on the second register, and the store manager at the end of my register, cleaning up the Powerade that got spilled.
i finish the guys order. it comes to about $94. he says he wants to pay with debit, and i say ok. a coupl minutes later, my screen hasn't changed saying accepted or not, and the guy is just standing there looking at me. i look at the card machine, and it says " PLEASE SLIDE CARD". i tell him he needs to swipe his card. what does he say?
"I don't have my card."
him-"i lost my card. i reported it lost and am getting a new one. let me try typing this again."
Me-"let me get this straight. you want to use your debit card without a debit card?"
Me-"sir, you cannot use debit without a debit card."
him-" oh.... ill be back later."
so i call my manager over and explain to her what happened so she can void it out.
later, im on the floor. i get a customer asking me where things were. he pulled out a paper with ad pictures taped to it. he asks where something is, followed with,"im not sure if this is from your ad or another companies...."
turns out its from another company.
then i get a lady who has to use the restroom, so i have to take her downstairs, and let her in. this a lady about in her late 30's. i take her into the back, and she starts saying"OOHHH! its so SCARY back here!"
itake her downstairs to the restroom and let her in. as im holding the door open for her, she says," ill just be a minute. i will be real quick. i just have to tinkle. you know, number one."
she really said that to me. i was just thinking, you know, i know you have to go to the restroom, and that is enough imformation for me.
i go back up, and a guy comes up to me and asks where some stuff is. then he asks about a mail in rebate on our 12 pack pepsi products. i explain it to him, and he goes on his merry way...
a few minutes later, the guy comes back. he says," the guy up front told me these aren't on the mail in rebate, but its soda, so it should be!"
i look at his cart and his two packs of Coca-Cola. he was getting TWO packs of COCA-COLA for a mail in rebate on FIVE packs of PEPSI products, like it says and shows in the picutre in the book he was jsut asking me about.
at this point, i had 20 minutes left. i call home and remind Peter what time i get off. his cousins fiancee answers. what does she tell me? "oh, peter is in the living room trying to kill all the wasps in there."
WHAT?! i hate bees and wasps. deathly afraid of them.
so today hasn't been a good day. all in all, i feel like doing this, is no particular order:
and i still feel sick....