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We are not a directory of all things XXX related.

Sometimes, people seem to think that since we work at an adult shop we know where to get anything “adult” like.  Sometimes we do!  aaaand sometimes we don’t (sorry?) We have the same access to the internet like you do.  So finding certain businesses and information are a lot more attainable than back in the day.  It’s okay to ask but don’t get huffy puffy if the adult store employee doesn’t know or want to tell you where other places are like strip clubs, nearest dungeon, weed shops and especially another adult store is. 😛 Sometimes we just don’t know, where the epicenter of XXX is all the time.  I don’t think that you would automatically answer questions to random strangers all the time. haha Soooo Ask politely, have something to jot notes down on and hope for the best. 😀

I’ve been working a few morning shifts as of lately and noticed my main directory questions has been about… arcades.  Not all adult shops are old school and have arcades or previewing rooms anymore.  Now that we are in the computer era, phasing out booths, theaters, Videos and now DVDs. It has been a mission for those folk that it does cater to.  So, lucky you! if you live in the SFV I made a mini map of the places that have preview rooms and you can get your wank on. Expect a bit of sleaze and possible gloryholes. lol

Always Battery Test before you leave!

Some sex toys are just like any other type of electronic toy, there is always the possibility of hiccups and things that can go wrong.  Sometimes, Sex toys are troopers and can last for years but then there are times where their life span is only a few days.   Then, when you bring batteries into the mix, it can add a whirlwind of pro’s and con’s.  That’s why I always recommend you get your toy Battery tested before you leave the store! By doing so, you will cut your chances of having a defective or dead toy.     Majority of the Adult store’s out there lately battery test and this allows you to understand and see if your toy is in working order.

Oh and please refrain from the “oh, we get to test it here? giggity giggity” or “you’re going to test it on yourself? ;)” it’s been said and old.  

What I mean by testing a toy is the employee will put the appropriate batteries that the toy is calling for and makes sure if it is suppose to vibrate, it is… or if it swirls or shoot lasers, everything is in working condition.  If you have questions on how it works, now would also be the prime time opportunity to do so.

Once you leave  a store, very rarely, do they allow you to return them.  Also, just like any type of electronic they are ones that are defective.  It’s better to safe than sorry! because no orgasms for you if you get home and it’s a no go!

Don’t ever attempt to return sex toys at a store.

First off, that is just nasty.

I’ve never been one to return items that I purchase unless it’s super dire.  So, when the situation comes up where people attempt to return things that are “Personal items” aka stuff that would touch your junk, I get a little grossed out.  But, sometimes I’m shocked that people think its okay to return used items.

  • I get that you may not even used it! You may have left the store for an hour, but how am I suppose to know?
  • I get that you… think YOU cleaned them enough for another person to touch it. But, it’s like me touching my junk and trying to shake your hand after.
  • I get that you… would want to shop at a location that didn’t sell used products … right?!? (

But, how am I suppose to know? Would you touch used sex toys if you don’t know who last touched them?   There are so many situations and you just don’t know.  So, at my work we take precautions.

so! PRO-TIP. Don’t try and return anything at an adult shop.

It’s just awkward for the associate and you should really ask for help and make sure that the product you buy is what you think might work for you.  Just keep in mind anytime you buy a toy, it’s a gamble.   Everyone’s body is different, sometimes it works and sometimes a toy is just horrible.

I get the line, “THEN WHAT AM I SUPPOSED TO DO WITH THIS?!?!?!”… seriously… throw it away? or be a gnarly mofo and sell it on craigslist haha there are some pervy folks who’d buy it. haha

#CommonSense Use it. 🙂