So, it’s no secret that any job that requires you to deal with customers on a regular basis can be a bit of a nightmare, especially if they’re particularly unforgiving.

How do we get around this? I mean, we all gotta eat which means we all gotta get paid which means we all gotta work. How can we keep our jobs, make our money AND keep our sanity?

The answer, as often as not, is just to lie about stuff. Not huge stuff. Just stuff. Stuff that might change a perspective or two. Stuff like this:

Turns out, this person wasn’t alone. In the replies were lots of tales of similar subterfuge that the denizens of Twitter had used to survive their 9 to 5s. Let’s dig deeper, shall we?

10. Corporate says

Darn that corporate. They ruined the corporation!

9. Follow the script

This one almost gives me a headache to think about.

8. Going on holiday

Man that is quite a hangover.

7. First day?

It might not always work.

6. Trust me

Guess it all depends on the situation.

5. Spirits appear!

Ok, this is pretty hilarious.

4. It’s all on them!

Kitchen probably doesn’t care, either.

3. Thanks for the tip!

You might just make money this way.

2. Life-saving techniques

Smart! Although honestly, if your work is being robbed, just give them what they want.
That’s what insurance is for and it’s never worth your life.

1. The golden rule

Good? I guess?

If you’re gonna survive in this working world, you might just have to let slip a few white lies.

Have you ever tried anything like this?

Tell us in the comments.