By NoRespect - 22/05/2011 19:50 - United States

Today, I spent an hour setting up a delicate display stand at work. Not five minutes later, a woman barged in with her little kid, who immediately went up to the display and tipped the whole thing over. When I called attention to the mother, she just scoffed, "Isn't this your job?" and left. FML
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Parents these days. And they wonder why their kids turn out the way they do...

that lady's a bitch. she could have apologized for her demented child. thats just rude regardless of OP's employment position.


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iAmScrubs 19

1- That's like saying a teacher is responsible for making every single kid in their class brilliant, while the child's parents sit around all day watching Family Guy and eating bee. jerkey. Parents need to play a role in raising children and not just let someone else do the job.

Mmm, bee jerky. Stings my mouth, though.

kc1997kc 9

It's not OP's job to deal with rude children and their rude moms and dads.

Kn0wledge123 21

23: You don't need the comma after "mouth"

imacreeper 3

this FML reminds me of the kids in the cafeteria at school who dump their shit around and expect the janitors to clean every little thing up.

1- it would be the OP's job,yes, but it would also be the moms job to take care of her own child if she's not going to take care of the child then why did she have him in the first place??

his job to set it up .... her job to keep her animal on a leash, or lock it up.

25- actually it Is the OPs job to deal with rude kids and their parents, i mean if he didn't he would be out of a job

the mother should have shown the kid manners and cleaned up the mess not be a lazy bitch

dbt88 15

She did her job and it should have stayed a display. I hate when people mess up tons of crap in a store because it's "our job" to clean it up. Pretty sure we work in customer service, not in adult cleanup services. As you may be able to tell, I can understand OP's frustration from experience.

109= future (possibly current) shit mom. Way to go. It's called teaching children manners and respect.. not let them tear shit up and not accept responsibility.

a_nutritionist 10

@109 ive never heard of "deal with unruly ignorant customers" in a position requirement for a sales job. i recommend if you have kids you leave them in day care as often as possible, its their only chance of turning out even close to well adjusted.

Makes me yearn for corporal punishment in schools again. Beat the stupid out of them daily.

Parents these days. And they wonder why their kids turn out the way they do...

NOOOOO your supposed to say plus 3, you bastard

are you talking to me? cause if u are I wasn't doing that you dummy ^^so shut up...I was talking to the person from the comment we're all commenting on rude ass

agaba 0

i think jes just mad at u cuz u dint keep the comment train alive

Zombieslayer1 0

I'm sure Justin Biebers parents are just sitting watching their son and thinking, "what the **** happens there?"

yeah except hes doing 6 figures.. and selena gomez or something

...and attracting underage girls, haters gonna hate

Zombieslayer1 0

**** it man, he's not only attracting girls who are way younger then him he's also go women who are quite older then him. I shall refer you to my brothers wife, 25.

that lady's a bitch. she could have apologized for her demented child. thats just rude regardless of OP's employment position.

iAmScrubs 19

That kid needs a timeout. Lock him/her inside a jungle gym and taunt and sit outside of it eating candy.

Kn0wledge123 21

Or we could beat the shit out of him like my parents did when I misbehaved.

kingtz 6

43, so your parents beat the shit out of the kid from OP's story when YOU misbehaved?

agsilver 14


Even if that is your job, it's no excuse to let the child get away with that... Parents these days...

some parents just protect their kids blindly, most of those children end up very spoilt and disobedient.

I hate parents like that. They never punish their kids or take responsibility for them. That's how spoiled brats are made.

you should rebuild the display with him in it and close him in :) then make his mom knock it down.

greth_451 4

but after knocking it down it would have to be set back up

No, I don't believe teaching proper parenting to incompetent mother's is in his job description.

making her admit to raising a brat is

Zombieslayer1 0

This is why you spank kids. Sucks for you though, I would've yelled at the mom.

My parents never spanked me. Punishment always fit the crime. Example: if I swore I'd get soap in my mouth. If I hit my brother I'd have to hug him until he stopped crying. And I'd get the "we're dissapointed in you" talk. That works a lot better because you feel guilty for it.

skyeyez9 24

You said punishment fit the crime. No spanking worked for you, but to be honest, if I was a kid again, that wouldnt work for me. for starters, my brother was abusive to me. If I hit him out of retaliation, I didn't feel guilty and hugging him wouldn't make me feel guilty. Because In my perspective, he deserved it.

I was a kid that got hit.. And by hit I mean dss calling hit. Im for spanking but only once in a while, like if timeouts dont work and the kids being smug about it. Not sure about how well the punishment fiting the crime works though. My crime when I was 7 was going out on the porch when I wasnt supposed too. My punishment.... To be hung over the 7th story balcony and told to let go. I mean, I guess it worked. I NEVER went out on that porch again! LOL

I'm not saying it works for everyone. Most kids learn right and wrong as "if I do this I'll be punished." My parents taught it to me as "if I do this it will make someone sad." Obviously that can't work for everyone, because everyone is different. But it worked for me.

igpyitl 0

^^ I agree. w/ some kids spanking isn't neccessary but with others it is. for example, with me, if I hit my sister I would get hit by my mom and then she would ask how it felt. I would say I didn't like it and my mom would point out that I had made my sister feel that way. after feeling the pain and humiliation I caused my sister I didn't hit her anymore. if all I had to do was hug her I wouldn't fully understand what I put her through

kingatowning 2

well as for me, being Asian. not only do your parents beat the stuffing out of you when you get a "B" in math or for being disobedient or for not having manners. they will even use solid sticks or make you stand still while they perform a martial arts move that will practically leave you half paralyzed with pain. but they also yell quite a colorful dictionary of swear words in their cultural language. yeah it sucks being an asian