Having a run-in with someone at the supermarket isn't totally unheard of, but having that person speak to you using only lyrics from pop songs is rare.

Elle De Generes recently sent her writer Amy to a Los Angeles Costco to see if people would notice what she was up to, and their reactions were surprisingly friendly.

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  • No Pants

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  • Elevator Flatulence

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  • Blue Tooth A-Hole

    As if we needed another reason to think that people talking on their Bluetooth headset in public are the worst, this guy really drives the point home.

  • Free Hugs Competitor

    Hey, this is America, where no one is entitled to handouts. The "free hugs" guys are just making it hard for people trying to make an honest wage with their hugs.

  • "Do-Re-Mi" Flash Mob

    Pranks can often be kind of mean. But this video of a choreographed flash mob to a "Sound of Music" number in a Belgian bus station gives us hope for humanity (or at least for Belgium).

  • Extreme Caroling

    When it comes to caroling, go big or go home. At least that's the philosophy exhibited by this troupe, who are not swayed in their caroling mission even after the cops are called on them.