Some people are comforted by mild socializing with strangers when they're otherwise aggitated. Fortunately or un, I am not one of those people. I literally jumped (as in, my feet left the ground) when an employee who was standing behind me spoke unexpectedly.
The title may not be apt, but it's the question of the hour.
*Between the Shop Rite and Chuck-E-Cheese**
**Not that I endorse punching poor, unfortunate pet store employees, in any way.