Saturday, September 3, 2011

Master Of Improvisation??

I mentioned the strange couple passing through yesterday. The man bought swim wings ......... for himself. Now for the rest of the story.

I did not see him come in, so I do not know if he was driving,  but he entered the store with a woman and they asked if they could pay to swim. The woman was nondescript, in a t-shirt and shorts. He was wearing yellow pants and a polo shirt, glasses. He looked like a cartoon character. Somewhere in my memory is the name of the character, but I cannot recall it right now. They asked where the restrooms were, so that they could change and I promptly forgot about them.

The man came back and approached the counter, underwear in hand. Yes, seriously. He wanted to know if I had nose plugs. I have sold out and won't get more this late in the season. He purchased water wings, a tire tube ring float (child size) and ear plugs ...... all the while holding his underwear in his hand. I explained to him that every thing he purchased was geared to children, but he said his arms weren't that big .......

I waited a few minutes and then went out to the pool area with my camera in my pocket to "check" the trash cans. I wanted a picture of a grown man in hot pink swim wings. He was in the water, sitting in the tire tube floating device ..... kicking his feet. I was busy, trying not to laugh. He turned away and I pulled my camera out and looked up just in time to see him emerge from the water IN HIS UNDERWEAR. They were wet and sticking to his body, fulling outlining his, um, package. I wanted to shout, "Dude, get back in the water, this is a family park!!" But, can I just say that the water wings were not the only child sized things he had.

I did not take a picture of this ......... I bent down and started pulling weeds along the fence so I could laugh. Harvey had followed me out there and he was bent over pulling at grass and laughing, too. One of my seasonal families were in the pool with their children ....... all smiles. They were cowering in the deep end and waved and called out a greeting to me. I looked over and saw that Mr. Underwear had managed to squeeze himself into the tire tube and I saw him jump into the shallow end ....... the water did not reach the floating device. I had to go inside.

The man and his companion, who was in a swimsuit, did not stay long and he came in the store again in his yellow pants and bought a t-shirt. I watched as the woman took the wheel and they drove off. I am so glad she was driving. Now, maybe she will buy him a swim suit.

Paul (my kamper) came in a bit later and told me that the man left the pool toys for the kids. The ear plugs .......... well the man stuck them in his nose. Remember, I did not have any nose clips.

9 comments:

labbie1 said...

Sorry I missed THAT one! LOL

Brian Miller said...

omg...you are killing me...no way i would have kept from laughing in his earplug nosed face...too much...

Teresa - in the Middle Side of Life said...

the visual this conjured up was just too much! hysterical!!!

squawmama said...

OMG the things you see.... LMAO!!!
Have fun
Donna

Val Thevictorian said...

Something about this dude makes me want to take a shower. To wash his image out of my brain.

Jo said...

That's just a bit creepy. I think you had an exhibitionist there.

And yes, I feel like going and taking a hot shower now too. *heh*

Goodness, Kathy, you have some stories!

Pat said...

I think this has got to be THE WEIRDEST encounter you've had with a customer yet. I WISH you had taken a photo. I just wanted to see a grown man in water wings and a child's inner tube!

Chickadee said...

Hmmm wow. Two thoughts come to mind. Maybe he wasn't "all there", if you know what I mean. And quite possibly, he could have been a pedophile. What better way to attract the attention of children then with child-sized floaties and what not?

Or he was just odd.

LOL.

lovelyprism said...

Oh my heavens! This made me laugh hysterically! Was it Mr. Magoo you were thinking of? That's who the description conjured up for me.