INT. CONVENIENCE MARKET, DAY
A clerk stands at the counter, opens a can of soda, chugs it halfway, sets it down, clicks a new foil top in place and sets it aside.
Customer walks in. Door chimes.
CLERK: Welcome to the Market, sir. What can I help you with today? :Belches:
CUSTOMER: I need batteries, thanks.
CLERK: Batteries! I’ve got just what you need.
:Takes out a long blister pack of batteries:
They look like there’s one of every size.
CUSTOMER: I need 4 double A’s.
CLERK: Sure thing.
:Reaches and gets 3 more blister packs:
There you go, once you open these up, you’ll have four double A batteries.
CUSTOMER: don’t you have something smaller? I only need that size.
CLERK: :opens another can of soda: Nope. Batteries are one of my specialties. If you only buy one size, you’ll be stuck the next time you need another. So I got the idea to make a variety pack!
:Chugs soda half way, sets it down, clicks a new foil top in place and sets it aside:
CUSTOMER: I see. Well, I don’t need those other sizes today, thanks. Just the double A’s
CLERK: No-can-do. Batteries are not labeled for individual sale, you see?
:Cracks open another soda:
CUSTOMER: But these packs are expensive. And there's only one of every size in there. If you made a variety pack, can’t you make me a pack of double A’s?
CLERK :belching, repeats the recapping routine on this third can of soda:
No sir, I’m afraid I can’t. Anything else I can get you today? Soda perhaps?
CUSTOMER: you certainly seem to be enjoying it.
CLERK: it’s fantastic. And I’ve come up with the perfect solution for the obesity epidemic.
CLERK: half cans! Here’s six pack of soda for just $1.99! Already taste tested!
CUSTOMER: but those are all half empty? And you drank them! They’re full of your germs and the carbonation will be ruined! Who wants half-drunk cans of soda?
CLERK: people who like variety packs of batteries?
Created: May 03, 2017TSLevings Document Media