2: A place for insane individuals with foot fetishes and drooling problems to congregate.
3: A store that quickly turns genuinely nice employees into miserable bastards due to horrible pay, horrible management, and that god awful "do you have a membership?" question.
4: Evidently a library since, more often than not, customers don't actually BUY books.
"You don't. This is Barnes and Noble. Go to the library down the block."
"Where's your manager?"
"That's a good question. I haven't seen them myself for the past 4 hours."
"I really like feet. What would I have to do to get you to show me your feet??!"
1. Always bug you to buy a Member Discount Card.
2. Walk you to every book.
They have a large selection of books, but only on certain subjects. Their website has a far better range of books. Their largest competetor is Borders. CD's and DVD's are overpriced.
'Do you have a Barnes and Noble Member Card?'
Ted: "Do you want to go to the one off of Central or the one down by Alice's place?"
Jim: "No, i was thinking about going to the Borders where the movie theater used to be"
Ted: "Really? I didn't know there was a Starbucks in there."