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Old 01-25-2015, 11:20 AM
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I hate it when I am in a hardware store and an employee/associate asks me, "Are you finding everything all right?." I usually get this question when I am just entering the store or after another employee/associate has told me they don't have what I am looking for.

I usually answer with an equally inane question like: "Fine, how about yourself?"

Does anyone else think this sort of greeting is weird and if so do you have a good response that is not obscene?
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Old 01-25-2015, 11:27 AM
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My experience is usually like this...


"Hello, how may I be a douche today?"
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Old 01-25-2015, 11:41 AM
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I just try being polite and say, "No, I'm good for now. Thanks." works every time.

Come on, the guy's just doing his job. If he wasn't then the problem would be can't ever get any help.
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And when you need to talk to a store employee you can never find one! Go figure.
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employees ask if they can help and that pisses you off?
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only thing I really dont like is when going to bestbuy and the DTV guy is trying to get you to sign up. Or the mall kiosk ppl that harass everyone that walks by to try their latest skin care or hand cream
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Jesus. Bitching about being greeted.
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Old 01-25-2015, 12:01 PM
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Originally Posted by ol guide View Post
employees ask if they can help and that pisses you off?
I was just thinking the same thing... really?
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latly I get at the grocery did you find wverything ok when im at the checkout. and it used to only be in subway you got welcome to subway now im gettining it everywhere even when I walk into Walgreen latly

used to be ace hardware can I help you find something
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This has got to be the dumbest thread I've ever read. Someone is actually trying to help and you get pissed. Jeez, do you slap your wife for wanting to have sex too?
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Originally Posted by ol guide View Post
employees ask if they can help and that pisses you off?
Hey Captain pay attention. The employee is not asking if he can help. He is asking if you are finding everything all right
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Originally Posted by dmeswi View Post
Hey Captain pay attention. The employee is not asking if he can help. He is asking if you are finding everything all right
Pay attention? how bout you fuck off asswipe, its the same thing just worded in different way
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Originally Posted by dmeswi View Post
Hey Captain pay attention. The employee is not asking if he can help. He is asking if you are finding everything all right
So you would be all better if the employee worded the statement "what can I help you find"?

I can't stand it when an employee greets me or initiates conversation in attempt to make sure my shopping experience is satisfactory.
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Originally Posted by equality72521 View Post
This has got to be the dumbest thread I've ever read. Someone is actually trying to help and you get pissed. Jeez, do you slap your wife for wanting to have sex too?
LOL! This^
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Ha! Our local Ace Hardware has like 15 people working in a small store. You can't go through 2 isles without a different employee asking if you need something. I've been going there for 15 years and could probably draw a map of the place but as soon as I walk in the door I just tell the first person who offers to help me what I am looking for and they escort me right to it. It used to bug me but not so much anymore. I now know which gut to ask about plumbing and which one is better at electrical or yard chemicals, paint, etc…
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Originally Posted by dmeswi View Post
I hate it when I am in a hardware store and an employee/associate asks me, "Are you finding everything all right?." I usually get this question when I am just entering the store or after another employee/associate has told me they don't have what I am looking for.

I usually answer with an equally inane question like: "Fine, how about yourself?"

Does anyone else think this sort of greeting is weird and if so do you have a good response that is not obscene?
I got to the bottom and then read you live in Bagdad near Milton.......then I realized why this post was so stupid.
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Old 01-25-2015, 01:57 PM
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I thought the comment made by the OP was that the store employee follows him around while asking if he has found everything. There is a local sporting goods store that has this crotchety old a-hole that follows people around, peeks around the corner as if you were going to steal something. The last time I was in the store he stayed within 10' from me everywhere I went, finally I just told him I wasn't going to steal anything and doesn't he have something else better to do? I quit going to the store because of this a-hole.
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Originally Posted by dmeswi View Post
Hey Captain pay attention. The employee is not asking if he can help. He is asking if you are finding everything all right
I hope this is a joke. It's the same thing. He asks if you found everything making sure that if there was something you couldn't find he would be able to direct you there. In other words, help you.

How dare someone try to assist you in finding items in the store. Saving time is overrated these days anyway
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Wow...go away winter so everyone will stop bitching about nothing.
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Originally Posted by Ifishalot View Post
I was just thinking the same thing... really?
Would bitch if they didn't address him
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