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I used to work in a supermarket where the girl on the deli counter cut off the top of her finger in the meat slicer, but was made to finish her shift before going to hospital. You can now pay £100 to shoot zombies in the store's empty shell, haunted by poor dead nine-finger deli girl. Tell us your tales of the old retail experience, from either side of the counter

(, Thu 10 May 2012, 13:50)
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Some years ago I wrote EPOS systems that were implemented in Department stores.
After a particularly stressful day preparing the final configuration for the Cash Registers whilst being hassled by the installation team I accidentally left a test configuration file in the final build.

At about midnight on a Friday night before the grand re-opening of the store I was rudely awoken by a very angry phone call from one of the installation managers.

"Why the FUCK do all the customer-facing displays say 'Would the next victim please step up?'"

Could have been worse. At least I hadn't included my test product database of such delicacies as 'Wankspanners' 'Fucknuts' and 'Monkey spunk Mopeds'
(, Fri 11 May 2012, 9:07, 7 replies)
Monkey spunk mopeds sound interesting
But not as interesting as what the fuel pumps would look like
(, Fri 11 May 2012, 9:39, closed)
It's an old one-off VIZ cartoon strip.
He goes around persuading people to let their pet monkeys toss off in his fueltank, with little success. After admitting defeat announces to the reader he's finally had to change vehicle and in the final scene is seen asking a zookeeper whether he could have some leopards's fanny-batter.
(, Fri 11 May 2012, 9:49, closed)
I used to work in newspaper & magazine wholesaling.
So I got to read Viz a whole day earlier than most other people. That cartoon strip ("Mick and his Monkey Spunk Moped" - it's etched on my brain) had me in tears of laughter for a good two hours.

I couldn't even stop laughing long enough to explain what I was laughing about - at one point someone even suggested calling an ambulance for me because they thought I'd had some sort of breakdown.
(, Fri 11 May 2012, 12:49, closed)
Nobby's Piles always does that to me.
I can't get past frame 3 before I nearly wet myself.
(, Fri 11 May 2012, 20:39, closed)
Remember Jump-Jet Fanny
ad her Hawker-Siddeley Twat?
(, Fri 11 May 2012, 13:19, closed)
there's a wiki entry and everything.
(, Fri 11 May 2012, 18:39, closed)
haha, i always fear I'll forget to remove that sortof thimg
Our dev db does have a lot of references to terry nutkins though.
(, Fri 11 May 2012, 11:10, closed)

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