"I'd like to rent these games please."
"Very well. Do you have an account?"
"No I don't."
"To rent more than one game,
you will require a credit card and government picture ID."
"What if I don't have a credit card."
you will require a drivers license and social security number,
and be limited to one game for your first few rentals."
Customer places is B.C. I.D. on the counter.
"I'm sorry, we don't open accounts without a credit card
unless you have a drivers license."
"No, no it's not."
"I'm going to sit
down for this one. Okay. Explain to me why my
asking for a drivers license is discrimination."
"Because people without credit cards and driver's licenses
can't rent games."
"So, not seeing a problem
here. I'm safely expelled nearly all the people I dub
'no hopers' from renting. Not seeing any drawbacks yet."
"It would be illegal if I were to ask 'are you black or are
you a woman' and if you answered 'yes', and not rent to you
because of that."
"What's you're doing is illegal!"
sorry, what law firm do you represent?"
don't have a job."
"Surprised I am not. So, where were we. Oh yes,
you were telling me why I should let you rent from me."
"Because I want to rent games from you."
"That's nice. I don't want to rent to you unless you
give me a credit card or a driver's license. I do
believe that trumps your want."
to file a complaint on your store!"
I'll play along. Oh who, who shall be your savoir that
will descend from the mountains to correct my legally amiss
"I'll phone the discrimination
"Oh, okay then. As long
as you don't phone your mom. Oh, she called just before
you came in. She says for you to shut the hell up and
stop making an ass of yourself. Also, something about
getting off welfare and spending my money. No, wait, that last
part was from me."
"You'll be sorry when
you're charged with discrimination!"
begins to leave.
"So do I have to get up for
that, or can I just sit here?"