Another Retail Story: “Me no like this color……”



The quote you see above are the words I hear almost EVERY SINGLE DAY at work.

“Me no like this color…..does this free bag come in different color?”

For those of you who might not be familiar with purchasing cosmetics or fragrances in a department store, we in the cosmetic industry have created a monster.

And that monster is called, A Gift With Purchase.

Sometimes certain companies will offer a free gift with a minimum purchase, in an attempt to persuade a customer to buy something from them.

Often that gift is either a handbag (for females), or a gym bag (for males). They each come in only one color and one style, but somehow certain customers believe they’re entitled to a choice. And most of these certain customers are people who will try to barter; wheeling and dealing with you until they get the price they want, and the color bag they want.

Funny, these are the same certain people who own practically every single convenient store in the city of Philadelphia, and who charge $7.00 for a pack of chewing gum and then won’t allow you to use your debit card unless you purchase something for $10.00 or MORE.

And funny, these are the same certain people who ALWAYS come into my store looking for a DISCOUNT.

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of waiting on two delightful certain ladies who were inquiring about a free handbag that came with a fragrance. First of all I have to tell you straight up, that the handbag this company was offering looked like something you would find at a circus, as the prize you’d win for seeing how many balloons you could pop using darts. It was the cheapest and most gaudiest-looking handbag I have ever seen, but you’d swear these ladies where getting a free handbag from The House of Chanel.

And after about 45 minutes of closely inspecting it; outside of scanning it through an MRI machine to see if there were any imperfections, one of the ladies looked up at me and said, “Me no like this color….does it come in blue?”

OMG, I wanted to SCREAM, because the thought of this hideous-looking handbag coming in blue made all the hair on my body want to jump off.

*and no, the photo you see above was not the actual bag

But instead I calming said, “I’m sorry, it only comes in this color.”

Whereupon she said, “Well, me no like this color.”

Whereupon I said, “Well, I don’t know what to tell you, this is the only color it comes in, you don’t have a choice. ”

“But me no like this color, I want blue.”

“It’s a FREE gift, so you get what they give you.”

“But me no like this color, I want blue.”

“Well, outside of taking a blue crayon and coloring this handbag, there is nothing I can do about that.”

“But I want BLUE handbag.”

“Um, it sounds to me like you’re looking for a blue handbag, not a fragrance. So perhaps you should walk over to our handbag department and look at the Coach purses which come in a variety of colors, but I guarantee it won’t be FREE.”

And as they walked away; shuffling their feet, I thought to myself….

AAAAAAHHHHHHH!$#!?*!?@!?



Please pray for me…….it’s Black Friday.


Wishing you a flawless weekend everyone!

X



54 comments

  1. Hello Ronnie,
    I told you yesterday, I am praying for ya.
    All of this because of one freaking word.
    "FREE WITH MINIMUM PURCHASE".
    Its like creating Frankenstein's monster...
    Is it written anywhere on your forehead or shirt
    "Lets make a deal".
    No...

    OMG; what "balls" you need to have to explain without screaming that the free gift is AS IS.
    You need all the courage you can muster.

    Iam wishing you lots of strenght during these rough times.
    Take care.
    xoxo

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  2. OMGGGGGG!!!

    Ron, I LOVEEEEEEEEE your GWP posts so... as it's not officially the 'Holiday Season' PLEASE do more as they come up- I'm SURE you'll have more... heheh!
    This is just the most hilarious thing EVER!!! I felt like yelling at the woman through the blog!! Hey-- Go and BUY a blue handbag, lady!!!! hahahah!
    Or better yet- get your darn fragrance and if you don't like the GWP, then there you have it- a Christmas gift you can give to someone and you didn't have to pay a thing for it... That's what I'd do!
    Mon Dieu! Such PICKY PICKY people out there! I think maybe people thing that employees at American department stores are along to make their own decisions about changing prices of items - I think if you want a discount-- Ummm, isn't that usually during a SALE and NOT during the prime time- holiday season? hahhaahahha!
    If I worked there with you- I'm SURE we'd have a great time and great laughs throughout the entire day/season!!!
    GO GET 'EM, Ron.... You're a TIGER!!! RRRRRROOOOOAAAAARRR
    (There, that oughta scare all those pesky customers away)!!!!!
    Bon Week End Ron and I'm prayin' for you for BLACK FRIDAY!!!!
    Hugs,
    Leese

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  3. “Me no like this color….does it come in blue?”

    The world is full of thickos...grins. I'm not surprised you felt like screaming. You should send that woman to me, I have a wardrobe full of free blue, pink, yellow, green, red, purple,and black bags in all shapes and sizes, all free gifts from favourite cosmetic counters. They compete around here on size and colour and range from beach bags to make-up bags to evening bags The beach bags all came with matching sun hats. And I hate them all. Over the year the bags are offloaded to various raffles ... other affairs where the winner has no choice Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaa.
    By the way, I also like blue....
    Great post, as usual. Have a brilliant weekend.

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  4. I am a lady in love with simplicity. Because that equals classinees to me. Thus, in general, I do not like free gifts. They are unneeded additional pollution to me.

    I like to have fewer but well chosen. Of course I am always touched by attention and well wanting folks.

    Huge hugs lovely boy - tackle 'em shoppers!

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  5. God give you strength! :0

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  6. I once worked in retail at a paint store a long time ago. Gotta be over 30 years ago. And although it's much different than your environment, I do remember the strange and annoying requests by customers. And their demands. I do not envy you at all, Ron. Hang in there.

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  7. Good gosh, I've missed you, Handsome!

    I'm sending you lots and lots of energy to get through this time of insanity. I know you will need it.

    Love from the blonde princess and me.

    xoxo
    ~vk~

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  8. OMG I can just imagine! I'm thinking maybe they can afford to buy all the convenience stores BECAUSE they wheel and deal and barter everyone else to death and then charge atrocious prices which affords them the opportunity to buy even MORE stores.... Vicious cycle and something people like you and I never can do because CERTAIN people have CERTAIN rights and privileges that WE don't get!

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  9. Hi Ron,
    I know that feeling having myself worked for a clothing store when I was back in school.

    They'd come in looking like a gansta-rappa with gold and bling bling - choose an outfit and declare "You can do ... deeskaunt ... I don't like the color so I want a no deeskaunt" - all the while handing the cashier their Amex.

    I say 'for' a clothing store because I was a such a bad salesman, the boss grounded me upstairs in the office to do the accounts - on a leather chair, with computer, internet and telephone ... and oh yes, I almost forgot ... and Cable TV. I was making $5 an hour cash.

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  10. I do worry about you this time of year, Ron. Having worked in retail during the "holidays", I feel your pain. You will NEVER make some people happy no matter what you do. Selfish, petty, people who think they are entitled are in abundance and seem to come in mass numbers this time of year.

    Please stock up on wine and Marlboro's and you know where to come when you need to VENT!

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  11. Hi Akelamalu~

    THANK YOU.....

    "God give me strength!"

    HAHHAHHAHAHAHAHAHA!

    Thanks for stopping by, m'dear! Always so great seeing you!

    Have a great weekend!

    X

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  12. Bonjour Susu~

    "I am a lady who loves simplicity. Because it equals classiness to me."

    BRAVA! That's why you love Chanel. Simple and classic.

    Me too, the simplier the better.

    "They are unneeded additional pollution to me."

    Exactly! Half the time these free handbags are garbage.

    Thank you for stopping by, beautiful lady! Always a pleasure!

    Have glorious weekend!

    (((( Susu ))))
    X

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  13. Hello Valerie~

    "The world is full of thickos....I'm not surprised you felt like screaming."

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! You said it, dear lady.

    "The beach bags all came with matching hats....I hate them all."

    Bwahhahahahahahhaha! Toooooo funny!

    "Over the years the bags are offloaded to various raffles...other affairs where the winner has not choice."

    Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!

    Hey listen, if I see any BLUE bags as free gifts, I'll pick one up for you and send it to you, ok?

    Tee, hee!

    Always so delightful to see you, Valerie! Thank you for stopping by.

    Have brilliant weekend!

    X

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  14. Bonjou Leesa~

    Thank you. Glad you got a giggle. I think this year I may post a few more in December.

    "I felt like yelling at the woman through the blog!! Hey...GO and BUY a blue handbag!!!!

    Yes, that exactly what we (sales people) say everytime we get one of these ladies.

    I mean for gods sake...it's a FREE bag, just take it and be grateful you got something FREE!!

    "Mon Dieu! Such PICKY PICKY people!"

    Yes, thank you!

    "I think if I worked there with you, I'M SURE we'd have a great time and great laughs throughout the entire day and season."

    I bet we would too! That's what most of have to do during this time to keep our SANITY. And then go home and write a blog post about it - HA!

    RRRRRROOOOAAAAARRRR!

    Bon weekend, Leesa! Thanks so much for stopping by and giving me support for this holiday season.

    (((( Leesa ))))

    X

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  15. Bonjour Barbara~

    "I told you yesterday, I am praying for ya."

    Yes, and thank you, because I'm gonna need it - HA!

    "It's like creating Frankinstein's monster....."

    Exactly! It's our own fault. I wish this industry had never even created A Gift With Purchase because now most people won't purchase anything WITHOUT a gift.

    "OMG; what "balls" you need to have to explain without screaming that the free gift is AS IS."

    Bwhahahahahahahahhahaha! Trust me...sometimes I want to scream that.

    Thanks for stopping by, my friend. And your well-wishing for strength - tee, hee!

    Have a a wonderful weekend!

    XOXO

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  16. Howdy Matty~

    "And although it's much different than your environment, I do remember the strange and annoying requests by customers. And their demands."

    Yeah, isn't retail a BLAST? HAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHA!

    I also think people in the food industry have it extremely tough.

    Actually, I really do love my job, however some customers can be extremely trying at times.

    Thanks for stopping by, neighbor! And if you should hear a scream coming from Center City, Philadelphia this holiday season, it's probably ME!

    HA!

    Have a great weekend!

    X

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  17. Hello Vixen Kitten~

    I've missed ya too, dear one! It's sooooooooo freakin' great to see you!

    Thank you for sharing lots and lots of energy to get through this time of insanity, because I'm gonna need it - HA!

    Hope you and the blonde princess had a wonderful Thanksgiving Day!

    (((( VK + Honey Girl ))))

    Thank you for stopping by!

    xoxoxoxo

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  18. Hi Peg~

    "maybe they can afford to buy all the convenience stores BECAUSE they wheel and deal and barter everyone else to death and then charge atrocious prices which affords them the opportunity to buy even MORE stores...."

    Brava! applause...applause...applause!

    "Vicious cycle and something people like you and I never can do because CERTAIN people have CERTAIN rights and privileges that WE don't get!"

    *wink* Exactly!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, dear friend! Have a great weekend!

    X

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  19. Hey Jaffer~

    "They'd come in looking like a gansta-rappa with gold and bling bling - choose an outfit and declare "You can do ... deeskaunt ... I don't like the color so I want a no deeskaunt" - all the while handing the cashier their Amex."

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! HILARIOUS! And sooooooo TRUE!

    "on a leather chair, with computer, internet and telephone ... and oh yes, I almost forgot ... and Cable TV. I was making $5 an hour cash."

    WOW...a WHOLE $5.00 an hour? I guess that's how he could afford all that luxury - HA!

    Always so great seeing ya, Jaffer! Thanks for stopping by!

    Have a great weekend!

    X

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  20. Hellooooooo Nitebyrd~

    "You will NEVER make some people happy no matter what you do. Selfish, petty, people who think they are entitled are in abundance and seem to come in mass numbers this time of year."

    Sooooooooooo true!

    "Please stock up on wine and Marlboro's and you know where to come when you need to VENT!"

    Funny you mentioned that, because I'm sitting here smoking a Marlboro and after I eat my dinner I plan on having a nice BIG glass of red wine!

    Thanks for stopping by, Sis! Have a super weekend!

    X ya!

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  21. My prayers are with you. I would never be a shopper on black Friday, but there must be nothing worse than being an employee. YUCK!!

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  22. Hey Kate~

    "My prayers are with you."

    HA! Thank you!

    Actually, I just got home about an hour ago and it wasn't as bad as I thought it was going to be.

    I survived another BLACK FRIDAY! Yaaaaaaaaaaay!

    And I have to agree with you totally, if I wasn't in retail, I would NEVER shop on Black Friday. YUCK!

    Thanks for stopping by! Hope you had a great Thanksgiving with your family!

    Have a wonderful weekend!

    X

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  23. Hey Ron, Cindy took me on a little Black Friday run a round today, and yes I am about worn out so needless to say there will not be a post about it tonight Ha Ha

    I saw all types of people all over the place and all grabbing for the same things at the same time, I swear I heard "Me no like this color" followed by a loud scream, it had to be you my friend I am sure.

    I commend you for working so hard with the public, some folks you can't please no matter what you do and I am sure the ones you waited on today were actually shopping for a bag as long as it was free.

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  24. Howdy Jimmy~

    "Hey Ron, Cindy took me on a little Black Friday run a round today, and yes I am about worn out so needless to say there will not be a post about it tonight."

    OMG...how funny! I applaude you for taking on Black Friday!

    "I saw all types of people all over the place and all grabbing for the same things at the same time, I swear I heard "Me no like this color" followed by a loud scream..."

    Bwhahahahahahahaha! YES...it WAS me! "Me no like this customer....!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Actually, I really love working with the public. I get to meet all kinds of people, and most of them are enjoyable to service. But like with any job, there comes the 'trying times'. LIKE THESE!

    And today wasn't too bad.

    Thanks for stopping by, pal! Always so nice to see you.

    Wishing you and Cindy a spectacular weekend!

    X

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  25. i can't deal with the public like you do ron. i would have a perfume called spray of whoop arse out on the counter for people like that woman.

    me no like this color? was this woman 4 years old.

    ron, my hat's off to you. i can stock shelves, but don't make me have to talk to people.

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  26. Hey V~

    "i would have a perfume called spray of whoop arse out on the counter for people like that woman."

    Bwhahahahahhahahaha! OMG Valerie, that's freakin' HILARIOUS! I gotta remember that name for when I create my own fragrance.

    Whoop Arse.

    And I promise to give you full credit and payment for the use of the name!

    "me no like this color? was this woman 4 years old."

    No, 6 years old.

    HAHAHAHAHAHHAAHHAHA!

    Thanks for stopping by, girl! And thanks the great morning laugh!

    Enjoy your weekend!

    X

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  27. As someone that works in a retail evvironment, and that had to participate in Black Friday starting at 1:30 am, I'm unhappy to admit that I understand where you're coming from.

    I try to make a joke out of the hardest customers, it's the only way to get through it wioth your sanity. By having fun.

    Yesterday had people complaining because they couldn't get the color of Nintendo they wanted after waiting four hours in line.



    Glad it's over as I'm sure you are..

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  28. Hi Greg~

    "As someone that works in a retail evvironment, and that had to participate in Black Friday starting at 1:30 am, I'm unhappy to admit that I understand where you're coming from."

    OMG...you had to be in at 1:30 AM????? The store I work at opened at 5:00 AM, but I didn't go in THAT early.

    "I try to make a joke out of the hardest customers, it's the only way to get through it wioth your sanity. By having fun."

    Me too! That's the only way to get through it and survive. That...and A LOT of coffee - HA!

    Yesterday wasn't too bad for me, however the store was PACKED with people pushing and shoving in hurry to get to the sales!

    "Glad it's over as I'm sure you are.."

    Yup! glad it's over. I now look forward to the two days right before Christmas day - OY VEY!

    Thanks for stopping by and sharing your support.

    Hope you had a great Thanksgiving Day!

    Enjoy your weekend!

    Cheers!

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  29. good morning ronnie--well, it's now saturday after black friday-something i have never participated in!!
    ...maybe they should call this one sick saturday as everyone who works in retail stayed home being it? i don't know how you do it, my friend---when i was "young", way much more so than i am now--how did i get to be 59? anyway, i worked one xmas season in jcpenney! JC PENNEY the store! it's a terrible store, it was then and it still is. i think the only time i have ever been in there was when i worked there. i also did a stint with the emporium and have no idea if that was a big chain or not but it was a step up from penneys. anyway, i never worked in the fragrance/cosmetic dept because they're special. meaning-trained!
    so these people would come in off the bus from mexico and not speak a word of english but ask a million questions about the cheapest thing in the dept. i roved around from dept to dept, the worst job in the world!! i remember following women around from here to there to everywhere - and i was young and they were NOT - they wore me out with walking around looking for crap they weren't going to buy UNLESS................. they're demands could not be meant, , firstly i couldn't understand them, secondly, things are not free, even if it is xmas, third, i wouldn't sell it to them if you paid me!i think i was fired from that job too! :) hahahahahahahaah

    i feel for you, my friend--be well and be sick today [i hope...not really sick just "sick"] xoxoxox

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  30. Goood Morning Linda~

    "well, it's now saturday after black friday-something i have never participated in!!

    ...maybe they should call this one sick saturday as everyone who works in retail stayed home being it?"

    HAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHA! OMG, that's FLAWLESS, Linda!

    Sick Saturday!

    Unfortunately I have to go in today too. In fact, all weekend.

    Actually, yesterday wasn't as bad as I thought it was going to be. It was just A LOT manic people trying to get to the sales racks!

    "they wore me out with walking around looking for crap they weren't going to buy UNLESS................. they're demands could not be meant."

    OMG! OMG! OMG! Yes...I know EXACTLY how you felt because that's the kind of stuff we have to experience almost every day!!

    "Me no like this color bag......"

    "firstly i couldn't understand them, secondly, things are not free, even if it is xmas, third, i wouldn't sell it to them if you paid me!i think i was fired from that job too! :) hahahahahahahaah"

    Bwhahahhahahaha! Oh, I LOVE you!!!

    Thanks so much for stopping by! And thank you for your support.

    Have a faaaaaaaaaabulous weekend, my friend!

    ((((( Linda )))))

    xxoxoxoxox

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  31. Working Black Friday must be Hell. I guess the only good thing is that it's so busy it goes unbelievably fast. Were these women Asian transplants? "Me no like." I can't help but think of ordering Chinese. Is that so wrong?
    The dreaded gift with purchase item. I have worked retail too for years. It's never what anybody really wants but God forbid you don't give it to them. This will also sound awful but it seems the people with the most money who can easily afford to buy a container of the things themselves are the worst. Hang in there with the shopping madness!

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  32. .....yeah but--

    *laughing* I was gonna say 'me no like this colour' but I just couldn't do it!

    You poor thing.
    Seriously.

    I went to work and did not contribute to the insanity of the retail day.
    I did laugh at the staff member who showed up looking bedraggled after her 2am start to the shopping mayhem.
    I know...not nice.
    I'll go to the naughty corner.....I assume that's my free prezzie. ;-)

    I'll also assume you'll be taking a brief but well needed break after this madness of the holidays concludes.
    Ohmgosh will it be well earned....

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  33. Hey Jen<~

    "Were these women Asian transplants? "Me no like." I can't help but think of ordering Chinese. Is that so wrong?"

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! OMG, that's hysterical! Yes, they were transplants, but have lived here long enough to know that you don't have a choice of handbag color or style, but they ALWAYS try anyway!

    "This will also sound awful but it seems the people with the most money who can easily afford to buy a container of the things themselves are the worst."

    Yeah, that's the truth!

    Thanks for stopping by, Jen! Always great seeing ya!

    Hope you're enjoying a FAB weekend!

    X

    P.S. It's been soooo cold here this weekend and I'm lovin' it! We even got some snow!

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  34. Hiya Mel~

    "laughing* I was gonna say 'me no like this colour' but I just couldn't do it!"

    HAHHAHAHHAHAHAHA! I was actually hoping someone would say that!

    "Me no like this color...."

    "I did laugh at the staff member who showed up looking bedraggled after her 2am start to the shopping mayhem."

    OMG, she went shopping at 2am and then came to work after? UN-believable!?!?!?!?

    "I'll also assume you'll be taking a brief but well needed break after this madness of the holidays concludes."

    Yes, come January I'll get a nice long break - whew!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, dear lady! Hope you're enjoying a wonderful weekend!

    X

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  35. me no like this font, I want blue

    having worked in retail I know all too well what crap you go through
    I have often told salespeople to please NOT give me the free gift - most of them are hideous

    hang in there sweetie, only a few weeks until they come in to return all the stuff they bought

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  36. Hey Lady Dianne~

    "me no like this font, I want blue."

    Bwhahahahahahahahaaha! Okay, I'll change it just for YOU!

    Blue.

    "I have often told salespeople to please NOT give me the free gift - most of them are hideous."

    OMG, I love you, woman! And I couldn't agree more. Most of the time when I purchase something in a cosmetic dept., if I can't use it, I won't even take it.

    "hang in there sweetie, only a few weeks until they come in to return all the stuff they bought."

    Right you are! So pray for me!

    Thanks for stopping by, Dianne!

    Hope you're enjoying this freakin' fabulous cold weather we're having! You know 'I' am!

    X to you and the gang!

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  37. I have to say that the whole idea of Black Friday just scares me. I mean, getting up at 1-2am to go shopping with a gazillion other pushing shoving idiots that are all hopped up on lack of sleep/adrenaline/bad coffee? Ewww. NOT my cup of tea at all. I hate big crowds & don't care if I save 38cents for the damn toiletry bag that doesn't even come in blue! LORD! I have never done Boxing Day sales here either, but it sounds like lives are on the line in the mayhem down South. Yuck. I wish you strength to make it through the rest of the weekend Ron. You are a better man than I!
    (oh wait, I'm not a man at all. oh well, whatever...)

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  38. Those same certain people used to drive to the dental office I worked for in their Mercedes, carrying their coach bags, wearing Calvin Klein, and not understand medicaide did NOT pay for dental and say to me..."he only charge me fuve dollar", and I'd say no it wil cost X amount of dollar, and they'd say, "No, let me talk to doctor. I tellhim he no charge me but five dollar." God bless those merchants working on Black Friday! Still praying for you, Ron!

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  39. Hellooooo Katherine~

    "I hate big crowds & don't care if I save 38cents for the damn toiletry bag that doesn't even come in blue!"

    Bwhahahahahahahahaha! OMG, that made me HOWL! You're a RIOT!

    Yeah, Black Friday scares me too! And that's exactly what it is..."a gazillion other pushing shoving idiots that are all hopped up on lack of sleep/adrenaline/bad coffee?"

    Ewwwwwwwwwwwww!

    Actually, Friday wasn't as bad as I thought it was going to be. Today was worse. And I still have tomorrow to go - oy vey!

    "You are a better man than I!

    (oh wait, I'm not a man at all. oh well, whatever...)"

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

    Thanks so much for stopping by, dear lady! ALWAYS such a delight seeing you!

    Hope you're having a super weekend!

    X

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  40. Hi SuziCate~

    Bwhahahahahhahahahahhaaha!
    Bwhahahahahahahahahahaaha!

    OMG Suzi, I read your comment THREE times and laughed until I thought I'd DIE!

    THAT. WAS. FLAWLESS.!!!!

    I am sooooooooo happy to hear that I am not the only one who has had to deal with these people!

    "Those same certain people used to drive to the dental office I worked for in their Mercedes, carrying their coach bags, wearing Calvin Klein..."

    EXACTLY!

    Thanks so much for stopping by and sharing your brilliant comment, my friend! It made me feel soooo good!

    Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

    X

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  41. I used to despise Thanksgiving because I worked retail, and I knew that Black Friday was the price to pay the following morning. Only, back then, it wasn't as big a deal as it is now. We didn't even open early or anything.

    Hope you survived with your sanity intact!

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  42. Hey Mark~

    "Only, back then, it wasn't as big a deal as it is now. We didn't even open early or anything."

    I know, can you believe how early some of the stores open now? Someone told me that K Mart opened at 12 midnight on Thanksgiving morning!!!!

    I'm surprised stores are not opened Christmas day! Oh wait...now that I said that, they probably will be next year - HA!

    Thanks for stopping by, Mark! Hope you and your family had an awesome Thanksgiving Day!

    Enjoy your Sunday!

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  43. Me can't believe you didn't bash her over the head with the non-blue GWP handbag.

    I missed you Ron!

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  44. Hello Viv!!!!!

    OMG, it's soooooooo great too see you, girl!

    I missed you too!

    Are you back blogging again?

    "Me can't believe you didn't bash her over the head with the non-blue GWP handbag."

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHA! Yeah, me neither! I was tempted though, trust me - tee, hee!

    Thanks so much for stopping by! Hope you had a great Thanksgiving!

    X

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  45. Oh Ron!! I know those "certain" ladies! They are the very reason I hate shopping! I sure hope you managed to SURVIVED Black Friday! You're my hero!

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  46. Hello Meleah~

    "Oh Ron!! I know those "certain" ladies! They are the very reason I hate shopping!"

    Yeah, aren't those "certain" ladies FUN????? Waiting on them feels like I just stuck a PIN in my eye - hahahahahahahaha!

    Yes, survived Black Friday! It wasn't too bad, actually. I have tomorrow off to recoup from the insane weekend!

    Thanks for stopping by, girl! Hope you had a super weekend!

    X

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  47. They're just lucky the free gift wasn't an ice pick.

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  48. Hi Tattytiara~

    "They're just lucky the free gift wasn't an ice pick."

    Bwhahahahahahahahahahahhaha!

    Bwhahahahahahahahahahahahah!

    OMG...that was the BEST, and I mean the BEST one line comment EVER!!!!!!

    You're a RIOT!

    And you're right!

    Thanks so much for stopping by! And thanks for the awesome laugh!

    Happy Belated Thanksgiving!

    X

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  49. I was LAUGHING OUT LOUD at this! I'm so glad I'm not in retail anymore but believe it or not, I miss these crazies.

    "Me no like this color."

    FABulous!

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  50. Hi Christine~

    "I'm so glad I'm not in retail anymore but believe it or not, I miss these crazies."

    I know what you mean. This job gets INSANE at times, doesn't it? But the crazies such a highlight!

    And are fun to talk about on your blog - HA!

    Thanks again for stopping by. So nice to meet you!

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  51. Hey! It's me, CHRISSY. I couldn't figure out why it was saying Christine but I think it's because I created a Gmail account for match.com.

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  52. OMG CHRISSY.....that's HYSTERICAL!

    I actually thought you were a new reader!

    Bwhahahahahahahaahahahahaha!

    Oh, how FUNNY!!!!!

    Anway...thank you for the GREAT comments!

    X ya, girl!

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  53. What. The. Heck?! Does this person also complain about the grass being green, the sky blue, and the color of your exasperated face just a touch too red as you try to contain the anger slowly building up inside if you? Having to deal with *these* type of people on a daily basis is something I could never do. You, sir, are a Superman for being able to socially interact with people like that!

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  54. Hey Herman~

    "Does this person also complain about the grass being green, the sky blue, and the color of your exasperated face just a touch too red as you try to contain the anger slowly building up inside if you?"

    Bwhahahahahahhahahaha! Too funny, man!!!!

    These are the same people who complain about the price of something, yet if you go to THEIR stores they charge an arm and a leg for a bag of potato chips.

    "Having to deal with *these* type of people on a daily basis is something I could never do.'

    It TOTALLY tests my patience on a DAILY basis - HA!

    Thanks for stopping by, buddy!

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