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Old 02-27-2011, 02:11 PM   #31
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It seems like one of those things management added to their new menus (just guessing) as an afterthought after they were up and running a while, so if someone was really testing them and simply hanging out there after a meal, they could say, "Look, it's right here on the menu you ordered from", without seeming rude to everyone.

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I was thinking something along those lines. Maybe is just there for those people who stay way too long.
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Old 02-27-2011, 02:13 PM   #32
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Yeah, that situation in Aruba was pretty bizarre. Some people feel the need to be connected with everyone except the person they are with, lol.
Cell phones should be put on vibrate whenever you are in a bldg and used for emergencies only... or to call the restaurant up and say, Hey where did our waitress go? We're ready to order.
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Old 02-27-2011, 02:21 PM   #33
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... or to call the restaurant up and say, Hey where did our waitress go? We're ready to order.

I'm going to remember that one!
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Old 02-27-2011, 02:30 PM   #34
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It seems like one of those things management added to their new menus (just guessing) as an afterthought after they were up and running a while, so if someone was really testing them and simply hanging out there after a meal, they could say, "Look, it's right here on the menu you ordered from", without seeming rude to everyone.
I also think this is what they did.

We have a general sign posted "payment in advance required for......." for certain services we provide. It's just there in case we need to ask for payment in advance to certain individuals we don't trust.
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Old 02-27-2011, 02:41 PM   #35
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Come to think of it, the dress code, no cell phones and two hour time limit were probably all caused by one party. For the normal patron, the time to find all this out isn't after sitting down, nor is it needed.
They probably added this stuff after getting some unruly Jets or Yankees fans
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That might be true except Jets and Yankees fans aren't allowed in Eastern MA.
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Calling the restaurant to alert the wait staff is funny....lol.

Electronic drink coasters seem effective. They should have an electronic menu.
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Yeah, that situation in Aruba was pretty bizarre. Some people feel the need to be connected with everyone except the person they are with, lol.
Cell phones should be put on vibrate whenever you are in a bldg and used for emergencies only... or to call the restaurant up and say, Hey where did our waitress go? We're ready to order.

One night we were sat, and forgot, in the back dining room. No one else in that part of the restaurant. We waited and waited, we weren't in a hurry but after a while ya get hungry.

Kathleen called the restaurant and asked for delivery. When she mentioned the back dining room 4 heads peeked slowly around the corner, stacked like in the cartoons.

The sad part is we still got bad service after that and they have that mandatory gratuity thing.

We don't go to that place any more.
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One night we were sat, and forgot, in the back dining room. No one else in that part of the restaurant. We waited and waited, we weren't in a hurry but after a while ya get hungry.

Kathleen called the restaurant and asked for delivery. When she mentioned the back dining room 4 heads peeked slowly around the corner, stacked like in the cartoons.

The sad part is we still got bad service after that and they have that mandatory gratuity thing.

We don't go to that place any more.
Delivery!!! Priceless! ROFLMFAO!!!!!!!
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Old 02-27-2011, 05:53 PM   #40
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That was a youtube moment, Frank! lol
Priceless.
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