While workin' 9 to 5 is the way to make a living that Dolly Parton sings about, millions of people work the night shift, turning up when the sun is down. While most of the world is asleep, these workers endure the darkness and often witness things that don't see the light of day. Retail workers, healthcare workers, and other night owls shared their night shift horror stories, and beware of the robbers and rats.
Used to work night shift at a 24 hour Walmart. Customers are nuts enough in the daytime, but they become WEIRD after midnight.
Once had an elderly guy come in wearing only a jean jacket and fishnet stockings. He came up to my register, leaned in, and asked if we carried anything to get rid of lice...
Those plastic barriers all stores have now to protect cashiers? They need to keep those even after the pandemic ends. I lost count of the times customers got into my personal space to ask about products for fleas, lice, rashes, etc. -thrown12212020