A netizen working at a convenience store shared a spooky story that he experienced at work.
Here is the story
This isn’t a super interesting ghost story or anything, just a very strange experience I’ve been having at my job recently. I work at a convenience store. It has been there for decades. I’ve been working there for nearly a year and a half.
Our staff is small, only four of us, so we all work alone pretty often. Behind the counter leads right to the backroom office through a door which is usually open. The office desk is right next to the door. You can’t really see the cash register while sitting at the desk. It’s just out of view.
Our store is busy sometimes but it can be completely dead at others. Usually during these dead periods I will sit at the back desk and just relax.
A few months ago, I occasionally started to hear what sounds exactly like someone setting down a full, unopened aluminum energy drink/soda can down on the counter by the register, as if they were ready to pay.
It has happened around 4-5 times total. I think “wow, there’s someone here, I didn’t even hear them come in…”
Then I get up to go serve them, and there’s no one there. Not a soul. It only happens when I’m completely alone. We have a huge obnoxious bell that goes off when the door opens, so it’s impossible that someone is coming in and leaving because I would hear it.
Two of my co-workers have also heard it. My manager said she just heard it this morning and went to go see, and nothing.
The thing that gets me is that it’s such an unmistakable sound: a full, pressurized aluminum can being set down on a hard surface. I have been a cashier for years and this sound is so familiar to me. I’m sure there is a logical explanation for it but I just can’t come up with one. I’m baffled, and it’s the only “ghost” experience I’ve ever had.