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Entitled “Karen” Mistakes Customer For An Employee, He Makes The Situation Hilarious For Himself
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Entitled “Karen” Mistakes Customer For An Employee, He Makes The Situation Hilarious For Himself Interview

Ever been mistaken for an employee? If you have, it’s fine, everyone has. If you haven’t, it’s okay—nobody likes to accept it. But there’s a safe space to talk about hard things and it’s a subreddit called r/IDontWorkHereLady. It turns out, people assuming you’re a staff member is a thing.

One serial “do you work here?” recipient is a redditor who goes by u/Wiggle_it_loose. But the dude doesn’t sugarcoat it. He thinks it’s because of his “‘retail’ face” that he’s approached so often.

This time, a super rude woman at the supermarket forced this guy to take on a plan B. When the lady, titled a “Douchebagette” for obvious reasons, bombarded u/Wiggle_it_loose with commands to get her eyelash curlers, he picked a lethal weapon. Hint: cold, hard honesty.

The redditor shared this encounter with a rude lady who mistook him for a staff member

Image credits: Wiggle_it_loose

Bored Panda reached out to the moderators of the r/IDontWorkHereLady subreddit, which, according to its description, “involves stories about folks that go into other businesses and have irate customers mistake them for employees.”

One of the mods told us that the subreddit, which is essentially a “derivative from other subreddits like r/TalesFromRetail,” was created 5 years ago. “We get lots of different submissions and moderate them according to suitability.” The rules say you gotta “keep it classy” and bear in mind that “people are people, too.” As a result, “Not everything posted remains visible on the sub.”

The mod said that the subreddit epitomizes the fact that “even though it shouldn’t be, it’s incredibly common for people to just assume that someone works at a given location and to treat them badly based on that assumption.” But r/IDontWorkHereLady encourages people to let their hearts out. “The more outrageous the story, the better!” claims the community.

And people found it hilarious

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Evelína Zlá
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2 years ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This is so me... in my head... after the real conversation... week later...

Pittsburgh rare
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2 years ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Yeah, I hate how brilliantly witty I am...when I no longer need it. Sometimes I've even sent an email because some comebacks are just too good to be rehearsed in the shower.

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Iapetos
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

"ARE YOU TRYING TO BE STUPID?!!" - "No, it's effortless!" This is gold! I personally would have felt threatened in that situation though.

earringnut
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Personally I'm a fan of the "Excuse me!" "Why, what did you do?" exchange.

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Nicholas Yu
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I am Asian...If I wear a polo shirt and walk into a Best Buy...my entire day is F*cking shot. The polo doesn't even have to be blue.

Phunny Philosopher
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I am sorry for your pain but have to admit I am laughing my ass off.

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Evelína Zlá
Community Member
2 years ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

This is so me... in my head... after the real conversation... week later...

Pittsburgh rare
Community Member
2 years ago (edited) Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Yeah, I hate how brilliantly witty I am...when I no longer need it. Sometimes I've even sent an email because some comebacks are just too good to be rehearsed in the shower.

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Iapetos
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

"ARE YOU TRYING TO BE STUPID?!!" - "No, it's effortless!" This is gold! I personally would have felt threatened in that situation though.

earringnut
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Personally I'm a fan of the "Excuse me!" "Why, what did you do?" exchange.

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Nicholas Yu
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I am Asian...If I wear a polo shirt and walk into a Best Buy...my entire day is F*cking shot. The polo doesn't even have to be blue.

Phunny Philosopher
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I am sorry for your pain but have to admit I am laughing my ass off.

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