What is the weirdest thing you have ever had to ask for in a shop?

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Offline Make it Lady

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A piece of Mdf shaped like a car, 300 ping pong balls, 5 boxes of Alka Seltzer, Thin reinforced tubing, colourless vinegar, Anything in a glass bottle with a wide neck, a bag of used film canisters and very small eggs. These are all things I have had to ask for in order to be the Make it Lady. This got me thinking what strange things you may have had to ask for in a shop before? The sillier the better. 
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I just can't imagine what your shopping on the weekends is like if this is what you get during the week!

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The key to the toilet? Then the lady at the counter saying "no love, actually that man over there has it" when I go over, the man says "someones already taken it" But it is probably no nearly as weird as what Make it Lady has said/asked for.

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I wondered about going into an electronic components shop and asking for  rubber feet; a bus driver, and banana plugs. I never got round to it.
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How about busting into a illegal Mob driven 'numbers' shop in little Italy.
Asking for the owner?

Would that be okey?
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I asked for a ferret burger in McDonald's. Does that count? (the girlie behind the counter thought I'd asked for a fillet o' fish. D'OH!)
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When I was in my teens - about 1826 - I would ask for a fur-burger.

I was so very foolish.
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http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=Cz2-ukrd2VQ&feature=PlayList&p=5AB7C2C408CE0533&playnext=1&index=41

This is my favourite comedy momment. and it invovles silly shopping.
Give a man a fire and he is warm for a day, set a man on fire and he is warm for the rest of his life.