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Okay, just post stories of amusing stuff that's happened in your GW when you've been in there.

Here's mine. An Old lady comes in and says, "Is this the Opticians?" whilst we're in the middle of the game.

A quick look at the shop next door reveals that, that was where the Opticians were.

Got stories to share? Post yours?
 

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I was playing with a former friend in a game and this kid comes up and says to him "Why do you have a nerdy voice?" It was quite funny cos' it's true.
 

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I get kids asking me all the time asking who the guy on my T-shirt is and i have to explain to them that it's Batfink, a very old and awsume cartoon.
Then they start saying that Calgar is more bad ass than Batfink.:p (Batfink is more bad ass that The Emperor and Chuck norriss togther
 

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Okay, just post stories of amusing stuff that's happened in your GW when you've been in there.

Here's mine. An Old lady comes in and says, "Is this the Opticians?" whilst we're in the middle of the game.

A quick look at the shop next door reveals that, that was where the Opticians were.

Got stories to share? Post yours?
This sounds like GW Plymouth. Used to happen all the time when I was a regular there some 15 years ago.

Other GW Plymouth stories:
A guy came in one day with a cardboard box under his arm, threw it under the painting table and was convinced there was a dragon in it that would eat him if it got out. Turns out he'd kidnapped it from the leader of the invisible army camped in the Sainsbury's car park round the corner.

People used to walk into the window all the time too, you'd regularly here a bang, look up and see a dazed looking guy staggering off.

Steve Hood (this man was a legend) was working one day cleaning the cabinet by the door, a rather attractive woman walks past and Steve comments "BEAVER!". The small child next to him responds with "That's my mum"

A guy once came in demanding to buy a green house and wouldn't be told no. He was adamant that he'd ordered one.
 

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A guy came in one day with a cardboard box under his arm, threw it under the painting table and was convinced there was a dragon in it that would eat him if it got out. Turns out he'd kidnapped it from the leader of the invisible army camped in the Sainsbury's car park round the corner.
I think the guy needs help.

The only other story i have is that customers keep mistaking me for staff. After so long that normal staff said so it and actually let me control mega battle is i'm around
 

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One day there was a special opening on Sunday at my store and we were only 3 customers in the store, and every time someone called the store we were laughing as it was always:
*phone rings*
"Games Workshop Versailles, Hello! What can we do for you?"
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"Yes we are open today"
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"Alright, when are you coming?"
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"Alright, see you this afternoon, goodbye!"

Every Single Time
 

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Ooo.. phone stories. They'er also entertaining.

The christmas after the release of the PS3. everybody wants one.

Customer: Do you have any Playstations in stock

Staff: Paint Station? yes. Would you like to buy one.

Customer: Fantastic, yes, yes I'll come in and pick one up today. I've been looking for one everywhere.
 

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Not really funny but a good story nonetheless. Late one evening in GW Cardiff a guy blunders into the store where there are 8 plus games taking place. That night Cardiff City FC had beaten Leeds UNited in the FA Cup, a huge upset at the time, Leeds still being in the premiership. Anyway this guy was a Leeds fan and had taken it upon himself to drown his sorrows before taking a strole down the high street. He comes across GW and stumbles in. Before anyone knows it he's pulled out a rolled up newspaper and starting smashing up one of the occupied game-boards! Staff threw his ass out as quick as they could and we concluded Khorne must have had something to do with the whole affair. Needless to say, ever since that night, after hours the door gets locked to stop the hoodlums roaming the streets of Cardiff.

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I was in there just before the schools finished for the summer, and three young lads were caught by their school principal while on the bounce from school. Going to A GW with all glass frontage that's located just inside the door of one of the largest shopping centers in the country was a bit of a dumbass move when you're supposed to be in school, but you can't knock their commitment.
 

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This sounds like GW Plymouth. Used to happen all the time when I was a regular there some 15 years ago.

Other GW Plymouth stories:
A guy came in one day with a cardboard box under his arm, threw it under the painting table and was convinced there was a dragon in it that would eat him if it got out. Turns out he'd kidnapped it from the leader of the invisible army camped in the Sainsbury's car park round the corner.

People used to walk into the window all the time too, you'd regularly here a bang, look up and see a dazed looking guy staggering off.

Steve Hood (this man was a legend) was working one day cleaning the cabinet by the door, a rather attractive woman walks past and Steve comments "BEAVER!". The small child next to him responds with "That's my mum"

A guy once came in demanding to buy a green house and wouldn't be told no. He was adamant that he'd ordered one.
Unfortuantly it's not GW Plymouth. It's GW Barnstaple.
 

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This happened in an indie store i used to work in. We had a regular kid who used to come in, i'm pretty sure his parents must have been loaded as he always came in with new armies and painted them in store. I would estimate he was no older then 12 but he must have had something in the region of 10+ armies at any one time.

He came in with his newest army in a hideous colour scheme. pink vests and turquiose trousers. He went to the trouble of painting his vehicles pink with blue spots. A guy who we had never seen before came in and threw down the gauntlet demanding that somone play him. He pulled at a gorgeously painted nightlord army. As the only player in the store the young lad accepted the challenge and silently wethered the insults about his girly colourscheme. By turn 5 not a single chaos modle was left on the board.
The big bad CSM player packed up in a hurry and we never saw him again, not many people would like to return to a store where they've been beaten by a 12 year old fielding pink orks apparently.
 

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I remember a veterans night ages ago when a group of chavvy drunks came barging in the store knocking over peoples armies and generally being dicks, Didn't last long as most of the veterans were army or navy and they got a kicking on their way out.
Another night something that would become common was the oldies leaving the nearby bingo doing wacky races on their mobility scooters.
 

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Bird flies into GW, you have a Hydra flak tank......

This isnt really a funny story, more one of ranting. Being in a massive mall, there are all sorts of mall-trash (ie: Slutty chicks wearing about zero clothing) who just wander in and start feigning intrest. The staff have to be nice to them cause hey...thats there job, and then the chicks just saunter off, laughing at everyone in the store.
However, when a bunck of Homies rocked up, the manager instantly kicked them out and called security.
 

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At the block in Orange, California a bunch of "gangsta" guys come in and look around. They weren't being disruptive and really just seemed confused (probably looking for video games) but on the way out one says, "Maaannn this shit's gayer dan pokemon." My friends and I still say that all the time when we come into the store it was a riot.
 
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