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What's Your Absolute Wildest "Irrational Customer" Story?

Whoever said "the customer is always right" never worked in retail.

Before I was a writer and editor for BuzzFeed dot com the website, I worked in BOTH customer service and retail for 7+ years (and two of those years were at a call center). As I'm sure you can imagine, the horror stories I have from those times still haunt me TO. THIS. DAY.

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The respect I have for C.S. and retail workers knows NO BOUNDS.

So, for all my fellow customer service and retail workers out there: what's your wildest "Holy heck, this customer is almost hilariously irrational" story? Like, I'm talkin' your absolute WORST customer horror story.

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Since it is ~spooky season~, after all!

Maybe you had an enraged customer try to repeatedly return a "gift with purchase" for a refund, despite explaining to them for hours that they were sent it FOR FREE.

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Or perhaps a customer demanded that YOU buy them a brand-new pair of designer slacks after THEY spilled product on themselves.

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A true story from my personal collection.

Heck, maybe you had a patron attempt to call the actual police on you because you were unable to use an absurdly expired coupon on their massive purchase.

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Share your wildest "irrational customer" story in the comments below for a chance to be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post and/or video!

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