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Electrician Puts A Rude Customer In Her Place At Home Depot

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OP is an electrician who shops at Dome Depot for tools and supplies. One day, while browsing the electrical aisle, Karen mistakes OP for an employee and demands help finding hand tools. Despite OP’s repeated explanations that they don’t work at the store, Karen insists and becomes increasingly aggressive. When OP tries to walk away, Karen follows, making false claims about OP’s behavior and demanding a discount. Eventually, a store employee confirms OP’s non-employment, but Karen believes that OP works there due to their uniform. Frustrated, OP completes their shopping and leaves, never finding out what tool Karen needs.

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This story illustrates the common issue of mistaken identity and entitlement that some customers exhibit when interacting with retail workers. OP’s patience and refusal to engage in the conflict reflect a professional approach to handling such situations. Still, Karen’s unreasonable behavior highlights the challenges faced by employees in the customer service industry.

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OP, an electrician, shops at Dome Hepot for work supplies. Despite being mistaken for an employee, they’ve offered advice to customers but never faced a situation like this.

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OP, a shopper at Dome Hepot, encounters a Karen who mistakes them for an employee while browsing the electrical aisle.

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Karen impatiently demands help, believing OP works at the store. OP clarifies their non-employment and advises her to check aisle signs.

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Despite OP’s attempt to explain they don’t work there, Karen insists on immediate assistance, believing the customer should always come first.

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Karen persists in demanding help from OP, who declines and advises her to seek assistance from store employees or the service desk. OP attempts to leave the situation.

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Karen insists OP must assist her due to her status as a customer, but OP continues walking away, attempting to evade her persistent demands.

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Karen insists on speaking to OP’s manager and accuses OP of poor service, even though OP is not an employee. OP explains their non-employment.

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OP walked away, retrieved what OP needed, and then saw her causing a scene at the service desk. She falsely accused OP of swearing and being s*xist.

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OP had to tell her constantly she didn’t work there.

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Karen kept on saying she wanted OP to be fired as he was insulting her.

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The woman kept repeating the same thing and OP exited the place.

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Now that you have read the story, it’s time for you to see what Redditors had to say about this. Read till the end to see what are other people’s opinions on this. Don’t forget to share your own opinion at the end of this article, too.

Was she really in a rush?

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These are some other kinds of people.

Not everyone knows how to stay calm.

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Mega Karen award goes to her.

We have some top-notch suggestions to handle the karens.

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We all learn our lessons.

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