[Image Description: Background is several triangles in a circle like a pie alternating from true red, scarlet and black. A robin is sitting on his perch looking to the right.
Top Text: “Is there anything else I can get for you?”
Bottom Text: “A million dollars”]
Or any other alternate response of something impossible.
Being a barista, another common response: “Can you add a shot of (alcohol) to that?”
Psh. If I had a million dollars to just, you know, give away to people, I sure as hell wouldn’t be working in retail. Especially as a cashier who has to hear this retort about 100 times a year.
Luckily, although the vast majority of my work experience is as a cashier, I am no longer a cashier. I still work in retail (kind of), but not as a cashier.
And good riddance to that, too.
People walk all over you, treat you like the extension of the computer register rather than a human being and expect you to alter the Laws of the Universe like you’re a damn wish-granting genie or something. So yeah, fuck that shit.