Copper For Gold?
"How long would you like to
rent Final Fantasy Tactics for?"
"Actually, I want to buy one of your copies. How does $30
"Sounds about $80 short."
"But you have three copies!"
"Yes, and if I were to sell one, I would sell it for no less
"That's too much!"
"Actually, it's not high enough. They often sell for more,
and even at that price they go the same day I get them in."
"You should sell one to me for $30."
"No, that's quite alright."
(note: this was before it went
budget label on a re-release July 2001.)
Gold For Copper!
"Oh my god! I've been looking
for this game forever!"
<customer brings up rental copy of Allied General to the
"I'll give you $50 for this title right now."
"Sir, they sell new for $29. Would you like one?"
<Gord points to one sitting on the retail section>
"I hear you guys can order in
"Yep. We do a lot of that here."
"I really, really want Return Fire. I'd like to order that
game right now please."
"I have those in stock. $39. Top shelf in the new game
"Uhm, I can't afford it right now."
"I see… So you were ordering a game you can't afford to pay
for? Please note that all your future orders will have to be
o Gold For
"What does it take to rent from
"A credit card or drivers license and social insurance
"And if I don't have that?"
"Then you can't rent."
"I'm not going to rent anything from you then!"
"I do believe I just said that."
o Pot Of
Gold For You!
"Yes, I dropped off a resume last week, and you just mailed
it back to me. Why?"
"Because I marked it. You failed."
"Why did you do that?"
"Because it was a god awful resume. You even gave your
last name two different spellings, listed the wrong area
code, had your work experience in random order, and had no
less than 20 spelling mistakes on the first page."
"It wasn't that bad."
"Yes it was. That's why I gave it an 'F'. Look at it! Not
one part of it didn't have at least one error. That's why
there is red all over it."
"Does this mean I don't get a job?"
"That would be correct. I try not to hire retarded
"I'd like to drop off a
"What are you doing?"
"I'm marking it."
"Tsk, you spelled 'McDonald's" wrong."
<Gord starts to highlight the mistakes with a red felt pen. Guy
just stands there while Gord marks his entire resume.>
"Here you go."
"Why did you put a giant 'F' on it?"
"Because there were 17 grammatical mistakes on your resume.
And the Gord gave the applicant his resume back so that he
could fix it, and perhaps one day get a job.