Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Teenage Girl: Anything new come in?
Me: Just a couple things. Do you read Invincible?
TG: What's that? Is that Tsu ... (gasps) Tsu ...
Me: Yes, it's the newest...
TG: (Big fangirly squeal) Thank you! Thank you! (Snatches latest volume of Tsubasa out of my hands and heads for the checkout desk.)

This exchange nearly made up for the rest of the shift.

Apologies to Robert Kirkman.

Monday, December 11, 2006

Interesting Patron Behavior

We now have a regular patron who goes to our scrap paper tray (where unwanted print jobs wind up) and rather than just grab a sheet or two, checks out what's printed on the other side. He selects some sheets but not others, and walks off ...