#1 Posted by doubleurluck (19 posts) -

So last night was the halo reach kick-off fest at gamestop and me and one of my buddies decided to check it out. We had figured you might need your ID for the contest to get a halo reach legendary edition, but I couldn't find mine so we just said whatever and headed over there. Immediately after walking in the manager cards us and I started off very polite just saying that I spent how much time trying to find it but couldn't  (btw it is very obvious that I am not under 18) he just kept on telling me that no I can't enter the contest, so I was a little irritated but not a big deal until he tells me I need to leave the store because of the mature video of Tsquared. I thought the manager was joking with me at first but asked a second time and I asked  "are you fuckin kidding me?" he said no so me and my buddy left and I turned to him and said "fuck me" under my breath because it upset me I couldn't stay. Still wanting to see the video we looked for my ID found it and were back in 10 minutes. Went in smiling with relief and he tells me to get out  I was confused and asked why and he accused me of  "dropping the f-bomb 6 times" We left again telling him we would never be back. 

#2 Posted by ajamafalous (12028 posts) -

Sucks when shit like this happens, but there's not much you can do, unfortunately.

#3 Posted by MrKlorox (11209 posts) -

I would have knocked a shelf over and left. Fuck those guys.

#4 Edited by Colin (707 posts) -
@MrKlorox said:

"I would have knocked a shelf over and left. Fuck those guys. "


This. 
 
Also it's kind of funny that he throws you out for saying fuck and he wouldn't let you what the video because it was mature, what the hells the difference in a mature video and swearing??
#5 Posted by Babble (1270 posts) -

... 
 
He was probably told he needed to make sure people were over 18, most likely he was just doing his job. You getting angry like you did doesn't exactly help your case.  
 
If you really wanted to stay at the event you should have gone and found your ID and returned, without causing the guy any grief between the time you arrived and the time you finally got your ID.

#6 Posted by Linkin10362 (602 posts) -

How the hell is a Tsquared video "mature" anyway? Halo still never seemed to me like a mature game, all it really has is blood.
 
Also, fuck Gamestop. They always cause problems with customers and act like what they are doing is right.

#7 Posted by Aus_azn (2224 posts) -
@MrKlorox said:
" I would have knocked a shelf over and left. Fuck those guys. "
QFT. Gamestop has not gotten my business since 2005. Amazon and Costco FTW.
#8 Posted by thehexeditor (1404 posts) -

Run into the store with your friends, blast this song: 

  Start the carnage. Knock over all the display boxes, throw rocks at the TV, beat up the employees (even the ones who don't deserve it) etc.
 Just kidding >:D
#9 Posted by MAN_FLANNEL (2462 posts) -

Hur der I go into a store and swear at the manager and don't understand why I get kicked out der dur.
 
And the event was supposedly a waste of time anyways.  

#10 Posted by Supermarius (1196 posts) -

Sounds like they were right in kicking you out. Don't say fuck in public places to people you don't want to start a fight with.

#11 Posted by SSully (4230 posts) -
@Supermarius said:
" Sounds like they were right in kicking you out. Don't say fuck in public places to people you don't want to start a fight with. "
I agree, Its called having respect in public. If i was a manager in a store and someone asked me if i was fucking kidding id respond by saying get the fuck out of my store. You dont act like that in public friend, sorry. 
#12 Posted by NikoAlexander57 (359 posts) -
@Supermarius said:
" Sounds like they were right in kicking you out. Don't say fuck in public places to people you don't want to start a fight with. "  
It's the managers fault for being butthurt about an ID to watch a freaking video.
#13 Posted by doubleurluck (19 posts) -
@Babble:  I was not causing grief and I understood I needed my ID for the contest but to just stay and watch the video the first time I said it, it kind of just slipped out because he caught me off guard with telling me to leave
#14 Posted by haggis (1677 posts) -
@Supermarius said:
" Sounds like they were right in kicking you out. Don't say fuck in public places to people you don't want to start a fight with. "
This.
#15 Posted by Pinworm45 (4088 posts) -
@NikoAlexander57 said:
" @Supermarius said:
" Sounds like they were right in kicking you out. Don't say fuck in public places to people you don't want to start a fight with. "  
It's the managers fault for being butthurt about an ID to watch a freaking video. "
If by manager you mean law, yea.
#16 Posted by Jeknod (228 posts) -

You were a jerk; you were kicked out.

#17 Edited by ThePhantomnaut (6201 posts) -

Your fault. Deal with it.

#18 Posted by bhhawks78 (1206 posts) -

boo freaking hoo

#19 Posted by TheToecutter (125 posts) -

Gamestop managers have to be real careful about checking IDs as they can be heavily fined if they sell a game to a minor, and will then most likely lose their job. However, I agree that alot of them are real dickheads and take it far too seriously like in this case.

#20 Posted by doubleurluck (19 posts) -
@Jeknod said:
" You were a jerk; you were kicked out. "
How was I a jerk, I was not being aggressive at all I wasn't cussing at him or calling him vulgar names
#21 Posted by Wicked_Wumpus (174 posts) -

I think they had every right to kick you out. You can't expect them to let you stay and watch the video after you swear at the manager.

#22 Edited by Drakhir (410 posts) -
@doubleurluck said:

" @Babble:  I was not causing grief and I understood I needed my ID for the contest but to just stay and watch the video the first time I said it, it kind of just slipped out because he caught me off guard with telling me to leave "

Watch your tongue then, boyo!
Seriously, the fault's all on you. The guy was doing his job. 
Oh, and some people here just seem to be some random douches/internet tough-guys. "Omg, you cudnt get in, if i wer u, id knock shelves and kill ppl there, zomg". Grow up.
#23 Posted by Teaspoon83 (629 posts) -

He was doing his job and since it is a Rate-M game, he has ever right to deny you access because you didn't have your I.D. Next time, be respectful perhaps. We might hate Gamestop for what they do, but regardless, YOU decided to show up and you were the one that acted like an ass. 

#24 Posted by Meteora (5787 posts) -

I'm sorry, but this time I have to side with Gamestop with this.

#25 Posted by RaceKickfist (218 posts) -

You cant blame the guy for doing his job. if it was a choice between causing waves in the intricate gamestop employee beaurocracy by "letting things slide, just this once" or telling the gentleman soliciting me for sex that he has to vacate the premises and go down the street to the other gamestop on this block, then i'd choose the former. sorry pal.

#26 Posted by Funzzo (835 posts) -
@TheToecutter said:
" Gamestop managers have to be real careful about checking IDs as they can be heavily fined if they sell a game to a minor, and will then most likely lose their job. However, I agree that alot of them are real dickheads and take it far too seriously like in this case. "
It only takes one time to lose there job. He was just covering his ass.
#27 Posted by DeathByWaffle (641 posts) -

It's the guys job to check IDs. You shouldn't have gotten all upset.
 
It's easy to hop on the "yeah, gamestop is evil!" bandwagon, but in this case, they were not at fault.

#28 Posted by CowMuffins (1760 posts) -

Oh, go cry somewhere else. You can't find your ID, you need it to get in. It's your fault.
 
Replace your ID with a movie ticket and the Gamestop with a theater. Doesn't seem so unreasonable why he would kick you out.

#29 Posted by Dany (7887 posts) -
@doubleurluck said:
" @Jeknod said:
" You were a jerk; you were kicked out. "
How was I a jerk, I was not being aggressive at all I wasn't cussing at him or calling him vulgar names "
The guy is not your friend, did not know you nor anything about you. It is poor manners to swear to people you don't know.
#30 Posted by KyleDaniels (75 posts) -

Lmao you better watch your mouth in the future......JK Gamestop is full of dumb asses. And btw people cracking on him for cussing, we can say fuck wherever the fuck we want....so fuck off ; )

#31 Posted by Funzzo (835 posts) -
@KyleDaniels said:
" Lmao you better watch your mouth in the future......JK Gamestop is full of dumb asses. And btw people cracking on him for cussing, we can say fuck wherever the fuck we want....so fuck off ; ) "
what are you like five years old? you talk like that in public? 
#32 Posted by shanchett99 (167 posts) -

gamestop sucks in the 1st place.
amazon ftw

#33 Posted by NateDogg (465 posts) -

Bring your ID and you wouldn't have had a problem from the beginning. 
 
Go buy cigarettes without ID and see what happens.

#34 Posted by MasterOfPenguins_Zell (2093 posts) -

Firebomb!

#35 Posted by Landon (4152 posts) -

I don't understand why the people on this thread are taking your side. It's his job to check ID with M rated games. It doesn't matter how much you "look" 18, you need proof. And they didn't let you back in because you were swearing. I'm sure a lot of kids come in there and adults don't want to hear someone dropping F bombs just because they can't get their Halo.

#36 Posted by infamous021 (122 posts) -
@KyleDaniels said:
" Lmao you better watch your mouth in the future......JK Gamestop is full of dumb asses. And btw people cracking on him for cussing, we can say fuck wherever the fuck we want....so fuck off ; ) "
Can't wait to see your thread for being kicked out of Gamestop.
#37 Posted by Fistbeard (33 posts) -
@doubleurluck: 
No, but I'm gonna call you one.
 
Stop being an immature cunt.  You may be over 18, but you acted like a child, therefore he was right to kick you out.
#38 Edited by The_Laughing_Man (13629 posts) -

They HAVE to card you. They have cameras and higher ups watch. He would have gotten fired if he did not card you. He was doing his job. Then you acted like a child and got punished. Grow up.  
 
Are you gonna start saying Fuck when they card you for beer? What about cigs? Are you gonna be in the middle of a grocery store and say " FUCK"? Would you say it during a family gathering? What makes you so special that you can go around saying that? You have terrets? If not then grow up. 

#39 Posted by BraveToaster (12589 posts) -
@Supermarius said:
" Sounds like they were right in kicking you out. Don't say fuck in public places to people you don't want to start a fight with. "
Yep 
 
#40 Posted by DeathByWaffle (641 posts) -
@The_Laughing_Man: 
 
What are terrets?
 
@KyleDaniels:
 
Grow up.
#41 Posted by The_Laughing_Man (13629 posts) -
@DeathByWaffle said:

" @The_Laughing_Man: 
 
What are terrets?
 
@KyleDaniels:  Grow up. "

 Tourette's sorry
#42 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19367 posts) -

Your fault, not his.

#43 Posted by SirPsychoSexy (1330 posts) -

I would kick you out too

#44 Posted by OneManX (1693 posts) -

As someone who worked in retail (Best buy) and dealing with video game sales, one of the first things they tell you is, no matter what, you have to check ID... SOMETIMES some people may just give you a quick look and assume, but we are required, by law, to check IDs. Same goes for Rated R movies.
 
Does it suck, yes, but to be fair you rarely should leave home without your ID/Wallet.

#45 Posted by FateOfNever (1848 posts) -
@doubleurluck said:
" @Jeknod said:
" You were a jerk; you were kicked out. "
How was I a jerk, I was not being aggressive at all I wasn't cussing at him or calling him vulgar names "
Except for the part where you said that you said "are you fucking kidding me?" to him - You were talking 'at' him, and you dropped an f-bomb, that would constitute 'cussing at him'.  I may not be the biggest fan of Gamestop but I've worked retail; you have to put up with a lot in retail and he simply didn't want to put up with your shit.  I don't blame him for not wanting you back in his store after swearing in public like that.
 
Not to mention the 'fuck me' under your breath afterwords, which not only is it possible that he, or another employee, heard you, or that he saw your mouth moving and saw enough to piece together you said 'fuck' and something followed by it.  The guy was just doing his job and didn't want to do anything that would risk his job.  On top of which, if he let you back in after you openly cursed in public towards him it wouldn't be a good example for other employees or for other customers.  So while yes it is kind of amusing that you got 'kicked out of Gamestop' for cursing at a mature event, it's just basic common sense to not openly curse in public at other people, it's not polite.
#46 Posted by doubleurluck (19 posts) -

most of you must be misinterpreting how i said "fuck" I didn't tell him fuck you or fuck off and I did not expect him to supply me or sell me anything just to be in the store and observe the video. I do not play many other games that aren't rated M and I have bought games from him specifically before with and without my ID i know I have herd him on at least one occasion say "that game fuckin blows" I said it cause I was bummed thats all.

#47 Posted by The_Laughing_Man (13629 posts) -
@doubleurluck said:
" most of you must be misinterpreting how i said "fuck" I didn't tell him fuck you or fuck off and I did not expect him to supply me or sell me anything just to be in the store and observe the video. I do not play many other games that aren't rated M and I have bought games from him specifically before with and without my ID i know I have herd him on at least one occasion say "that game fuckin blows" I said it cause I was bummed thats all. "
You dont just go say " FUCK" in a public place like that. 
#48 Posted by Noodles (539 posts) -
@doubleurluck said:

" @Jeknod said:

" You were a jerk; you were kicked out. "
How was I a jerk, I was not being aggressive at all I wasn't cussing at him or calling him vulgar names "
 >but asked a second time and I asked  "are you fuckin kidding me?"  
 
:|
#49 Posted by Ace829 (2083 posts) -

Lots of uptight users here.

#50 Posted by KyleDaniels (75 posts) -
@Funzzo said:

" @KyleDaniels said:

" Lmao you better watch your mouth in the future......JK Gamestop is full of dumb asses. And btw people cracking on him for cussing, we can say fuck wherever the fuck we want....so fuck off ; ) "
what are you like five years old? you talk like that in public?  "
 I'm sorry we can't all be saint like everyone else in the thread apparently is. Getting kicked out of anywhere for "profanity" is fucking stupid unless of course there really causing a scene. I for one have a short fuse when dealing with stupidity, but it looks like I'm alone in that regard. Oh well