Christine had an old boss come up to her before an appearance at an old gig and ask her if she was going to fix her appearance a little because she looked like “a hobo” … she was not happy. Connie and I had a listener say we suck and then talk about the last 2 weeks of shows we had and how we suck. My favorite was Steve. He had some boss take credit for all his work but the best was he was a waiter and got a customer to fill the TP in all the stalls because he was busy … mean Steve … MEAN.

TEXT QUESTION OF THE DAY:
What’s the rudest thing someone has ever done to you at your job?

  • Told me that the Starbucks I worked at wasn't real because it was in a store. And I said " yep and your drink is invisible"
  • I was working at McDonald's in high school when an old lady came up to me complaining that we didn't have paper towels in the bathroom (only air dryers) then proceeded to wipe her hands on the front of my shirt. It took everything I had in me not to knock an old lady down lol
  • Demanded a refund for gas that was already in their vehicle.
  • Told me not to get my panties in a bunch but they would wait for the guy in electronics because I wouldn't know what he was talking about anyway. I trained the young man he was waiting to ask a question, was co-manager … and the kid asked me for the answer in front of the rude sexist customer. Just because I'm female doesn't mean I don't know about technology .
  • Accepted my idea and claimed it as hers, then bragged about how good her idea was
  • Threw a lit cigarette at my face!
  • While trying to tell a relief pharmacist that he had made an error he informed me that I was nothing but a PEON, he was the pharmacist and I was NOT to correct him. Years later when he was working for another pharmacy he got busted and ended up in federal prison. Karma. Thanks for always making my commute to work great!
  • I was told that my job position was not as important as others.., ouch! But when they were in a bind, they always called on me.
  • Asking if I was pregnant after I came back from maternity leave. Sooooo rude!!! Don’t EVER ask another woman if she’s expecting. You don’t know if she recently went through a miscarriage, can’t conceive, or some other trauma….
  • I do registration for medical services. My biggest irks are people who think whatever they're doing on their phone is more important than answering my questions. It's OK, I'll stop and wait until you're done. You're only delaying yourself. I am a human as well, make eye contact. People yelling at me for not having their order or for wearing masks still. It's so exhausting, I don't make the decision friends, please remember that.
  • Spit in my face, harassed me about having children, blamed me personally for regulations outside my control.
  • Was going to retire and someone from upper management asked how many more days. My manager chimed in and said, I can’t wait!
  • Spit in my wastebasket.
  • Poop on the girls bathroom floor
  • I had 2 call offs in 4 years. That's it. The second one my supervisor left me a very rude text message. I learned she discussed with my coworkers the conversation we had too. Why are the harder workers punished worse?
  • Setting off the fire alarm by burning popcorn.
  • called myself and my coworkers dumbasses
  • I was out with covid most of dec 2020 and my boss told me when I came back that it was such an inconvenience for me to be gone.
  • I had been working for my company for close to 15 years, and when things really started to get out of control busy and I was considering finding another job my boss told my coworker "don't worry if she leaves I already have someone who is interested" like it was no big deal to lose all of my experience and knowledge. When I confronted him about it, he said he didn't mean it that way. I lost all respect for him after that. I'd never felt like I was so easily replaced before, and I worked in retail at one time!
  • My boss told me that based on the state of my (messy) purse, I should probably talk with a therapist to straighten out my disheveled life
  • A customer wished me to die of cancer coincidentally as my own father was dying of cancer.
  • Yelled at me for something I was told to do in front of clients.
  • Told me if I vote Democrat then all the aborted babies blood would be on my hands and then invited me to join the Baptist church down the road. I never stated what I was voting. Came out of nowhere.
  • I worked in the tobacco cage at Sam's Club and the member accused me of being racist because I wouldn't let him take a pack of lighters and carry them around the store and purchase them at another register. The store had rules in place, and those were to be purchased at the tobacco cage. I told him about the stores policy, and that he could do his shopping and come back and I could ring up his entire purchase, but he wasn't having it. I even had a manager explain the exact same thing to him, but he still insisted I was racist. Just shrugged my shoulders and let him be. There was nothing I was gonna say or do to prove to him his race had nothing to do with any of it
  • A 6ft 3 280 lb man threatened to beat me up for kicking them out of the hotel for weed
  • Threw away some food that I had just bought on my 15 min break for my lunch so I didnt need to make 2 purchases, it happend often even when I said something, making me punch out but still work after I had, several other things
  • I’m in municipal government… Someone called and demanded we wash out their garbage can because “another resident swapped cans with them and it is now filled with maggots”…
  • Made me cover up my tattoos even though they are not offensive. A music note, or flower....so ridiculous.
  • I work in a call center setting so... I get screamed at, quite often, and for things out of my control. I also work at a certain venue downtown where a dude screamed at me for not allowing him to go through the emergency exit, when there was literally no emergency, to the point where he started recording a group of us on his phone lol -- he was just impatient and didn't want to wait
  • An assistant's wife claimed he passed away after I terminated him for inappropriate behavior. With 35 years in the business this was a first. I thought it was true and I was devastated and guilt ridden- not sure how anyone could stoop so low! I found out when people reported he was still communicating on Facebook. Killer is I supported a go fund me for him when he claimed he had cancer!
  • Threw me under the bus to my boss when my kid was sick.
  • Downgraded me because I was a woman in a “mans” field
  • When I worked as a personal banker years ago someone was so mad about an overdraft fee that he literally threw his baby at me.
  • Told me her husband was going to come back with his gun…I was 6 months pregnant and working at Joanns
  • The bully took treats off my desk while I was away from it and gave them away
  • So when the ladies that made them for me asked how I liked them - the bully admitted she thought I’d left for the day and didn’t want them to go to waste
  • I was eating mixed nuts on my break and a coworker told me my food sounded too crunchy. Now mind you, I do chew with my mouth closed. She was very rude to me!
  • My coworker was standing behind me while i was sitting, he was eating cole slaw. I was showing him something on my screen, when the next thing i feel is cole slaw dripping down the back of my neck
  • The rudest thing, similar to Christine’s story except I am an ICU nurse, it was about 4am, we were admitting a very ill patient and while I was starting an IV to give emergent blood to the patient I was interrupted by the female provider so that she could tell me I was looking pale and should go put on some blush. Of course I didn’t stop caring for the patient. I was flabbergasted
  • Told me one thing to my face and turned around and lied to the supervisor to get my job. Funny thing is they quit a couple months later anyway. They did me a favor, I am much happier now.
  • A former boss Told me my place was basically barefoot and pregnant and at home raising children.
  • Told me to guck off
  • Told me I’d be a better supervisor if I was a man.
  • Shit in a trash can directly next to the toilet at a previous job.
  • I was in charge of raising money for a fundraiser. I made a bunch of treats and purchased water and pop to sell in our breakroom. When it was all said and done, the office person asked me to take the money to my bank to get a money order (my bank was cheaper and I was paying out of pocket for the money order). I was written up for taking the money to the bank and was told I should have left that to the office person. So the next year, I raised money for the charity, put the money in the safe with a note saying what it was. 4 months later the office people still hadn't taken it to the bank. I was written up for not taking care of it sooner. The store manager hated me.
  • I was 18 and a cashier at Meijer. It was my very first day on the sales floor training. My second customer was this elderly gentleman wearing a Veteran hat in a wheelchair. I was ringing up his items and when I scanned the box of Cheerios he started yelling at me about how the price was wrong and there was a sign, it was on sale. My trainer took over and tried to reason with him. She called back to the grocery department to ask about the price. Come to find out the gentleman grabbed the wrong size box and the one he had wasn’t the one on sale. He started demanding I change the price. My trainer tried explaining to him that we couldn’t give him the sale price but he wasn’t listening. I asked him if he wanted the box that was on sale instead and he said “Sure! Take your f***ing cereal you stupid c**t! You have no respect for veterans!!” and he threw the box of cereal at me, hitting me in the face knocking my glasses off. Needless to say he left without his groceries and without handcuffs.
  • A manager at McDonald’s scrutinized me for having a two pound weight restriction when I had little feeling in my right arm. She then had the audacity to say that the number of hours we work should be based on how much we weigh/how much we can lift. Indicating that since I am skinny and not as strong as some people bigger than me I should work less. I felt very discriminated against and was very upset.
  • Was in a call center and the person thought I put them on hold and started to talk to the person next to them about the idiot and incompetent person on the phone
  • totally ignored my experience.
  • Touched me. DONT. TOUCH. PEOPLE. WHO. CANT. SAY. ANYTHING. IN. FEAR. OF. LOSING. THEIR. JOB.
  • a coworker told me constant stories about people she knew who died after being diagnosed with cancer.....while my husband was going through cancer treatments.....and then I got yelled at by my boss for making her cry when I finally lost it....
  • I’m a licensed cosmetologist and while I was in school, a homeless woman came in for a haircut. I volunteered to take her because I was empathetic toward her situation and wanted to help her out. However, she pooped in my chair. In the middle of the cut, I started smelling something funky and assumed it was the questionable chicken she walked in eating. But then she stood up and I saw pure poo streaked on my chair. She didn’t excuse herself to go to the bathroom before or after her accident.
  • I worked at a goodwill company years ago and this crazy old lady came in to make a donation and for some reason, she thought it was perfectly OK to chuck her donations at us workers like it was frickin dodgeball in gym class. Everybody else managed to duck or catch things, not me. Didn't move fast enough and I caught a crusty older than sin afghan to the face and it knocked me on my a**. All I could do was start screaming at the old lady and use some sentence enhancers in the process. Thankfully management saw it happen and I didn't get in trouble for getting salty with her.
  • Rudest at my job said I was too old for a higher position.
  • Called me to let me go after 28 years
  • Stole my tips and lied to my face while it was caught on camera
  • I worked at a deli when I was a teenager and had a customer throw a tub of potatoes at me because she said I had played with her food when I scooped it in, lol
  • I was working as a server in a restaurant and a lady I was waiting on said “you are really good at your job, if you ever decided to better yourself and get your degree look me up, I would definitely hire you”
  • She made an assumption that I didn’t have my degree. I have my masters degree, I chose to work at night so I didn’t have to get daycare and it still got me out of the house a couple days of the week.
  • I kindly handed her back her card and said I would never work for someone that doesn’t take the time to get to know them and that she may want to do a better job of not putting people down.
  • At my last job (front desk at an animal hospital) I had a client shake her head and scold me for having chipped nails. When I told her that my nails hadn't been a high priority because my house had flooded that week, her tune changed. "Oh honey. I wish there was something I could do for you."
  • Signed me up “anonymously” for an “adult” website with my work email
  • Call me a blood sucker or vampire. Some people may think it's funny but as a lab tech that hears it all day long while collecting blood from patients it gets old.
  • I once told a supervisor at a factory that I was going back to college to get my degree and he told me just to stay working there that I was too stupid to get an education I told him where to go and walked out that minute
  • Told me that he hoped I'd leave my office and trip on the sidewalk; that I would hit my head and worms would come to eat my brains. Yes..really
  • So, I used to be both a substitute teacher and an in-house suspension teacher so basically all the students were RUDE...thinking they are funny by telling me their name is Ben Dover.

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