"I used to work for Pizza Hut, when I was in high school. One day one of the delivery drivers didn't return from a delivery... After 30 minutes the manager tried calling him, with no response. He tried again about 15 minutes later, and a police officer answered the phone to explain what had just happened. Apparently the driver showed up to deliver the pizza, and the guy that answered the door was drunk and violent and ended up throwing the pizza in the driver's face (I think he said the order was wrong or something). The driver had piping hot pizza sauce thrown in his eyes and then he fell down the stairs, breaking his arm. Gotta be that guy's worst delivery ever."
"I delivered for a Pizza place in Ohio. We had a very large delivery area. One of the areas was a very poor area that nobody wanted to go to. One night I got a five pizza order for an address in this area. As I got closer to the address I could see multiple firetruck, ambulance and police lights over a wide area. It was like two blocks that were blocked by firetrucks. Nobody was getting in or out. I drove around to see if I could get access. Just as I realized I wouldn't be able to get through a cop flagged me down. He moved some orange cones and instructed me to drive around the fire truck. They waved me down to an address where an ongoing hostage/standoff situation in front of a house was going on. Police were all around with bullet proof vests with shotguns and the like pointed at the house. They had firetruck spotlights shined on the house. A couple of officers with bullhorns were protecting themselves behind their cars. Apparently a guy had taken his multi-family apartment house hostage with a handgun (I later read online). This had gone on for a couple of hours. The police were hungry and simply ordered pizza delivery to the scene. They didn't have much regard for my safety considering I had to get out of my car and set all the food, plates, and napkins on the tailgate of the fire chief's truck. They did tip me $10, so the risk of being killed was worth it."
"There was one time that I delivered to this older man in an apartment complex. He invited me in and told me that his money was on his kitchen counter. He was seated on a recliner and let me know that it was hard for him to move much. I told him that was okay and set the pizza down on his coffee table. I then took the money from the counter and noticed there was 20 dollars more than necessary. I tried to hand him the extra and he told me to keep it, then asked if I could stay for a minute. Awkwardly, I asked him what he needed and he said, 'Just to talk'. He then proceeded to tell me about how he hadn't talked to his only son in ten years. I listened and tried to tell him maybe he should just call his son up, see how he was and he very rudely asked me what the hell do I know about anything. I moved to leave and he suddenly blurted, '...And I have Lyme disease', and then laughed as though he were kidding and were just making a joke about how his life sucked and on top of it all, he had a debilitating disease. I wasn't sure what to do, so I awkwardly chuckled. He yelled at me, told me it was a serious disease and told me to get out of his house. I quickly obliged him, tucking my well-earned 20 into my pocket. The next week, he called again. I let the new guy take it."
"I delivered pizzas for way too long, but the money is good and it's a pretty chill job... so why not... This was my worst experience, because it was the scariest... I get to a house and a man answers door; He is a regular looking kinda guy, middle aged, and has a comb over. He asks me to come inside and put everything (big order lots of sides and drinks) on the kitchen table...sure... why think twice about it? I go inside and just as I get about three steps past him and the door, I hear it slam behind me and he says in an 'ice on your spine' kinda voice, 'You aren't going anywhere'... I freeze and feel like I am gonna throw up my adrenal gland... He is talking to his cat... He was totally nice and tips me like 8 bucks and says, 'Stay safe out there,' as I'm leaving. I got a block away and burst into tears. The next morning was the most beautiful of my whole life (so far)."
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