Definition: Disconcerting

We went to a Home Pro store tonight; it's kinda like a Home Depot or a Lowe's Home Improvement store. When we went in, there were like 8 employees in their happy orange uniforms standing around and waiting for customers; they wai'd us (the Thai way of bowing) as we pushed through the throng. Everywhere we went, there were more employees, most of whom were standing around and looking at us with pleading expressions that begged for a chance to help us. In a Home Depot in the States, it usually takes me 10 or 15 minutes to get someone to help; not here. I swear, there must have been 150 employees in that store, and if we were lucky, there were 10 people shopping. It was totally disconcerting. We didn't buy anything. But it was a really nice store.

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