There’s a lot of blood, sweat, and tears (especially tears—tons of those when dealing with locked-out customers) that goes into it. The training, the licensing process, the tests, and the long drives between jobs can be tough.
Although home security and burglaries are no laughing matter, we do think that locksmiths are entitled to a fair share of chuckles, given everything you have to put up with.
Here are a few funny gems to get you through your day (or at least the next couple of service calls).
1. “Open” to different perspectives
Not “locked in” to any particular label like…
2. Customers can be so predictable
3. Snap yo fingers
When a customer thinks locksmithing is magic. Poof! Locks changed.
4. Easy peasy lemon squeezy
When it took them two seconds to create the problem, and they think it’ll take you two seconds to fix:
5. LFTW (Locksmiths for the Win)
Sometimes clients are annoying, but they can’t live with outcha so YOLO
6. New kid on the lock
That apprentice angst:
7. The showoff
…On the other hand, all hail the nightmares of apprentice overconfidence
8. Achieving the impossible, together
9. Amateur hour
10. The creative edge
12. Delegating responsibilities
What are apprentices even for?!
13. The audacity
When you sit in traffic for an hour and the customer finds their keys but doesn’t cancel the service call
14. The DIY fallacy
15. Bye, Felicia!
When a customer says they could have DIY’ed and didn’t really need a professional: