2007
05.15

I have this customer; we’ve tried to deliver his bed mechanism to him like 50,000,000,000 times and each time he either cancels or we come too late. Fine. Cursing screaming on the phone like he’s big stuff…

So he comes in to my store this past Saturday sits down, but doesn’t tell me what he wants – like I’m supposed to recognize him. Finally he tells me what he wants.

I can’t get him his bed mechanism and bed mech tech on a Saturday – home office is closed – but he has me call my manager, who tells me what I just told the customer.

I tell him I’m going to get back to him Wednesday, the latest; he says, “If I don’t get this, I’m going to kidnap your dog.”

“I’m sorry what?”

“I’m. Going. To. Kidnap. Your. Dog.”

It took me a while to process this. People have threatened to bash my head in with bricks, drive cars through my store window, “come down there” – but never my dog. That’s like threatening my personal property.

I sat in my living room Saturday night and held onto my dog like he was my last dollar. I talked to my boyfriend about it – and we agreed. I need to make a police report.

I go to the station, this adorable little Italian NYPD officer helps me- I tell him the most of the story and he says that I should “give the man his stuff and if my dog turns up missing, then make a report.”

Comforting.

  1. wow. See harassers aren’t taken serious in real life either. If he comes in again before you even speak to him about anything else, you say You kidnap my dog and you’ll be buried with that bed piece thingy piece of mechanism.

    I hate stupid people.

  2. [quote post=”1141″]you say You kidnap my dog and you’ll be buried with that bed piece thingy piece of mechanism.[/quote]
    This is why I won’t give you my home address or phone number, Ranee.

  3. [quote post=”1141″]This is why I won’t give you my home address or phone number, Ranee.[/quote]

    Oh John, if I were going to harm you I’d have my way with you first. Like the black widow or something. So it wouldn’t be a total loss for you. That’s my calling card or some snazzy killer lingo like that.

  4. So wait… the cop wants you to give him his stuff AND THEN if Chimi is missing to file a report? Why would he take the dog if you gave him what he wanted?

    Stupid. Stupid stupid stupid.

    Stupid.

  5. [quote post=”1141″]the cop wants you to give him his stuff AND THEN if Chimi is missing to file a report? [/quote]

    but im not holding his stuff – besides the fact i work here – its outta my hands.

  6. Stupid cops. He threatened you, and they can’t do anything until after something happens.