People Share the Craziest And Weirdest Customer Demands

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If you’ve ever worked in retail, you’ve heard it a thousand times: The customer is always right.

But, even though they’re always right, sometimes customers can be downright … weird. Or, at the very least, their requests can seem pretty out of the ordinary. Stupid, even.

Comedian Isabel Zaw-Tun started a hilarious thread on Twitter by asking one simple question: “What’s the most ridiculous demand a customer has made of you?”

She kicked off the discussion with an anecdote from her days of working retail:

As you might have guessed, she got some pretty hilarious answers. People seemed eager to rip on their past customers.

Customers aren’t always the sharpest tool in the shed, as you can see:

Sometimes dealing with customers can feel like herding cats, er, birds.

Look, words are hard, OK?

If only employees could control the weather! Why didn’t we think of that sooner?

Why can’t you defy the laws of physics, lowly grocery bagger?

Drugs? What drugs?

This brings a whole new meaning to, “Back in my day!”

Ah, yes, gotta love this spin-off of a Disney classic:

Please apply within.

This definitely seems sanitary …

I always knew there was a reason they made us practice the alphabet so many times in school!

And finally, proof that some customer interactions really do have happy endings:

And this, my friends, is exactly what the internet is for. We could all use a little more levity in our lives.

Your turn. What’s the weirdest, dumbest, funniest thing a customer has ever said to you?

We’d love to crack up at your stories! Let us know in the comments so we can get a good chuckle.