Have you ever wondered what purchases have cashiers giving you the side eye? Have you bought an extra item or three so you don’t look strange at the checkout with your cucumber? Maybe you’ve tried to hide a personal purchase amongst cold medicines at the counter, or you didn’t even realize how odd your items looked to the person scanning them up. Think about it. Every store has something a bit questionable, but purchases can be very deceiving when combined! Below, you’ll find examples of purchases or behaviors that allow cashiers to let their inner judgments fly. We hope this article allays any fears you have of walking up to the checkout line with your measly tub of ice cream and carton of wine.
#1: Cashiers Get Judged, Too!
I’m honestly shocked this cashier wasn’t fired for denying an item to a paying customer. There is no age restriction on these items purchases for a reason. Everyone should have access to prophylactics. Fifteen may be young for condoms but really young for parenthood! Don’t be this kind of judgmental as a cashier. Keep it inside your head and let people buy what they want.
It sounds like he was a piece of work regardless, though. I wonder if they are still cashiers together. Since he was doing the training, it would have been super uncomfortable to report him to management. I’d have waited a few months and kept an eye out for other violations and helped karma do her work in life.