25 Unforgivable Things Trader Joe's Employees Absolutely Hate That Customers Do And 4 Things They Absolutely Love

1.Trader Joe's employees hate when you somehow can't see just how out of everything the store truly is:

Employee showing empty shelves
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2.Or when you think they can pinpoint the exact moment they ran out of chicken tikka masala:

Shrek "Good question" meme about someone asking why are you out of things
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3.Trader Joe's employees hate when you remember your bags at the VERY last second:

Meme about a customer saying they have a bag after things are bagged
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4.Trader Joe's employees hate when you don't want your bag to be heavy despite buying 19 packs of seltzer and three bottles of olive oil:

Simpsons supermarket scene with caption, "I want everything in one bag and I don't want it to be heavy"
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5.Trader Joe's employees hate when you pretend that the back of a salad dressing bottle is absolutely captivating you instead of helping to bag:

"Yikes monkey" meme with caption "Customers trying to look busy around the registers so they don't feel pressured to help bag"
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6.Trader Joe's employees hate when you don't remove that card:

meme about an elderly customer not knowing how the card machine works
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7.Trader Joe's employees hate when you try to forcibly enter the bathroom:

Meme about a customer begging to be let into the bathroom
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8.Trader Joe's employees hate when you just stand there staring off into the distance while checking out:

Meme of Kermit the frog on oxygen with the caption "Me after ringing and bagging a $300 cart for a couple" where the wife glanced at them and the PIN machine nervously and the husband stood with his arms folded and stared at their body
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9.Trader Joe's employees hate when you put your trash all over the store...

Meme about a customer finding an empty spot on the shelf and asking "Is this a place to put unwanted items and garbage?"
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10....or leave it in a cart:

Dirty bathing suit in a cart
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11.Trader Joe's employees hate when you sneak up on them like some sort of grocery store ghoul:

picture of squidward staring wide-eyed
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12.Trader Joe's employees hate when you ignore the obvious signs that yes, the register is open:

Long line of people waiting to ask if the register is open
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13.Trader Joe's employees hate when you stand a little too close:

Meme about being anxious when customers stand close
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14.Trader Joe's employees hate when you can't even begin to describe the extremely specific thing you're looking for:

Meme of young Obi-Wan Kenobi looking confused
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15.Trader Joe's employees hate when you give yourself a little in-store taste test:

Raw meat with bite marks
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16.Trader Joe's employees hate when you completely ignore their patented small talk:

Meme of someone barging in without saying hello
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17.Trader Joe's employees hate when you make them wait while you dig out your ol' stinky bag:

Meme of a skeleton sitting on a bench
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18.Trader Joe's employees hate when you throw currency at them:

Meme of person saying put the change in my hand
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19.Trader Joe's employees hate when you make that dumb, dumb joke:

Meme of a person laughing at a bad joke about item being free because it didn't scan
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20.Trader Joe's employees hate when you think they aren't a pro at this whole bagging thing:

Meme from Seinfeld of George Costanza saying, "Jerry, I've been preparing for this moment my entire life"
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21.Trader Joe's employees hate when you miss what's right in front of you:

Meme of a customer getting told the product is in front of them and the person holding a gun behind them
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22.Trader Joe's employees hate when you leave your cart in your parking spot like a barbarian:

Meme calling out customers for not returning carts
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23.Trader Joe's employees hate when you hand them your wet, slimy bags to put food in:

Meme of a customer getting on their phone as they hand their reusable bags over
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24.Trader Joe's employees hate when you can't follow card directions:

Meme of a customer not sure how a credit card machine works
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25.And Trader Joe's employees hate when you don't take the time to read:

Meme about no matter how big you make a sign, customers won't read it
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ON THE OTHER HAND...

26.Trader Joe's employees love when you don't give them your whole life story when answering a question:

Meme about being happy that a customer answered a question directly

27.Trader Joe's employees love when you lend a helping hand bagging your groceries:

Meme of a person giving a salute to customer's child who expertly starts bagging without being prompted
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28.Trader Joe's employees love when you know how gift cards work:

Meme about how customers that scratch off the code are the best
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29.And Trader Joe's employees love when you recognize how annoying some customers can be:

A social media post about how there's no better feeling than when you've just dealt with a terrible customer and the next one is like, "WTF was their problem?"

It goes a long way.

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