Saturday, April 30, 2011

I feel so incompetent.

So it's Saturday, just another 8.5 hour shift just like any other day. I work doing the same routine stuff I do everyday. Then around 7:45 my manager says that she needs to run for some petroleum jelly to lube the ice cream machine, so I jokingly shout that I'd do it (I kinda did wanna do it so I wouldn't be working) so she said fine; note that we have always used the same lube that looked like it was some hardcore specialized jelly and I had to get that kind. She gave me $20 and out I went. I went to Walgreens and didn't find it. I went to Home Depot and didn't find it. I went to Walmart and didn't find it. So I called the store and my boss picks up, I'm like, shit.... because I was out for an hour and he's a penny pincher. I told him I couldn't find the lube that we used and he said that I was looking for the wrong thing -____-. He said just ordinary Vaseline petroleum jelly that you used on yourself or whatever and he said to get the one in the tube. So I grab the ones in the tube and I drive back to work. Halfway there I look at it and ITS THE WRONG KIND!!! It's petroleum jelly cream so I U-turn into Walgreens because I had just passed it and spent my own money to buy the one in the plastic container. I then floor it back to work because it's 15 mins past our closing time and I had to stop by another franchised location to drop off the jelly for them too (I had to get 1 for my work and another one for anther location). So I now have 2 tubes of petroleum jelly cream... So that was my day.

28 comments:

  1. cheep up m8, it will get better for shure

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  2. Well, you know what you can use that for...

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  3. yeah man don't be so hard on yourself, it just stucks you had to use your own money. thankfully petroleum jelly has many uses!

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  4. I hate it when you need something really specific and what you have just isn't the right type.

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  5. Seems like whenever you need to find something; it's nowhere to be found; but the next time you go out without needing to find the thing, you see it everywhere :/

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  6. Haha, I feel really sorry for you :(

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  7. It could be a fun afternoon with the jelly IF YA KNOW WHAT I MEAN

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  8. sorry to hear about it man

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  9. I see so many people that are incompetent. You're not, don't sweat it.

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  10. LOL, that sucks. At least you have some lube to brighten up your day! haha

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  11. at least you got a story out of it ;)

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  12. I think I had so many similar freak-out moments except for probably even stupider reasons. I think my adviser in college once asked me to make a coffee run. Except I didn't drink coffee at the time and couldn't remember or figure out what the really specific thing she wanted was. So I got a whole bunch of different ones, using my almost nonexistent money and then spilled like half of it on myself on the way back. Sigh.

    So yeah. At least you have some lube now :)

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  13. Well at least you were outside for a bit! +follow

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  14. Happens to everyone, nothing to worry about :) Cheer up!!

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  15. Life sucks, man, but don't let that put you down :D

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  16. Sorry man, be trust me. There are a lot worse things in life than paying for some extra lube.

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  17. At least that breaked the routine.

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  18. We all have these types of days. It'll stay with you for a bit but in no time you'll be back on your feet, just hold on :)

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  19. Cheer up, bud. It's just one of those days. =/

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  21. life gives u lemons...Screw the lemons!

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  22. If I'd be the boss I'd appreciate that I went for it anyaways.

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  23. never feel incompetent unless you get outsmarted by a toilet

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