This guy came in to pick up his son. My boss was in the AM studio recording the last script with a few kids. The man glanced in the window then wandered into the hallway to peer into the FM studio.
"Wow, this place is small. I've never been in here."
I nodded, because he's right, it's really really tiny. I was about to make a comment about how small it seems with 14 4th-graders packed inside it, when he said, "So, you know that music you guys are always piping in?"
Me: Yep, that's a satellite feed.
Him: Well, you ever think of changing it? Like playing different music?
Me: Well, it's a satellite feed. We can't change the music.
Him: You ever think of changing the satellite provider?
Me: I'm not sure...
Him: You don't know cuz you don't know? You just don't know?
Me: It's just...
Him: Cuz you know they play the same ten songs over and over.
Me: I know.
Him: So can you change the music?
Me: We don't have a DJ or the capabilities to pipe our own music.
Him: But you've never thought about changing the satellite provider? It's all about cost, right? *sneers* Dollars and cents.
Me: *kinda just wanting him to stop talking* Yep that's right.
Him: *tilts his head at my boss* She owns the station, right? So has she ever thought about changing the satellite provider?
Me: I don't know. You're welcome to stick around until she's done recording so you can ask her.
Him: *dismissively* I see her all the time.
Him: But you guys should think about changing that. *leaves*
Audra: ...What was that? Do you get that a lot?
Me: No. That was sort of odd.
X-posted to customers_suck