"He Threatens to Stab me if I Don't Give Him a Copy of This New JRPG"

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Website CollegeHumor has a section called Works Sucks. It's a place where the downtrodden and downbeat can swap stories, comparing how awful their jobs are and hopefully finding solace in the fact their shitty job isn't as shitty as someone else's.


Amidst all the complaints from factory workers and IT victims, this one popped up on Friday. And it is wonderful.

I worked at a gaming store a few years ago. One day I'm standing behind the counter, when this one really nerdy kid walks in (He looks to be 15-16.). Hes wearing a jacket, it was odd because it was hot outside. All of the sudden he runs up to the counter, and takes out a medium sized kitchen knife. He threatens to stab me if I don't give him a copy of this new JRPG, and all the free 30 days of WoW cards that the store has. As I act like I'm reaching under the counter, I take out a handful of game cases and start to throw them at him. I eventually knock the knife out of his hand with a well thrown case. And he runs out of the store. I call the police and give them a description of him thereafter. Police find him 15 minutes later, riding his bike home. He tried to rob the store because his Parents wouldn't pay for his WOW subscription.


Could be hilariously real. Could be complete bullshit. That's the internet and personal stories for you. I'm not 100% sold either way, because as silly as it sounds the real world has a way of coming up with stuff so good it can't have been written, but hey, it's a great story.


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he disarmed a guy with a game case? unless it was a special edition or the guy had the grip of a limp mollusk, i call skeptical.