What would you do in this situation?

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  1. Beth143nacho

    Beth143nacho Well-Known Member VIP

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    so, they opened an Olive Garden near my house. Last weekend was the grand opening, we decided to go today.

    It was my family plus a few friends, so we had a party of about 10, with 4 kids. We didn't expect to get the same seating time as a 2-top, but what happened next will amaze you.

    We sauntered on to the dais waiting in line until finally we were next. The place was crowded, and we had a large party, so we decided to get a beeper, then head into the nearby strip mall to do some shopping while we wait.

    It was finally our turn, the girl at the computer looks down, types in 10 people w/ 4 kids. Then grabs a beeper, enters the info into the computer, hands it to me, and says:

    "that'll be three hours and fifty four minutes"...

    What would you have done?
     
  2. floplop

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    The closest thing Olive Garden is to Italian food is it once saw a map of Italy.
     
  3. Dan

    Dan Do you like my car?

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    I would have told my family I'll be at the bar drinking shots while they shop for the next 4 hours.
     
  4. AlPachinosBaby

    AlPachinosBaby Well-Known Member

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    Left and gone to another place.
     
  5. Walygatr

    Walygatr Well-Known Member

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    I would have ditched about 8 peeps.
     
  6. AuntDolly

    AuntDolly Musculature Gold

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    Nobody should wait that long for fucking Olive Garden.
     
  7. Krinkle

    Krinkle What?

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    I wouldn't have gone to Olive Garden to begin with.

    If you like microwaved pasta, just go to the gas station.
     
  8. newcastlefan

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    go home and open up some chef boy-ar-dee. its going to taste the same as olive garden anyway.
     
  9. Krinkle

    Krinkle What?

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    Fixed.
     
  10. tHISisKiSSeL

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    I would toss the beeper out the window on my way to a different restaurant.
     
  11. Wainegro

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    You do see that the way they fuck you is the unlimited breadsticks? I can't eat a fucking thing after them, so I couldn't tell you about the microwaved pasta.
     
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  12. AuntDolly

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    Last year, one of my son's friends lived with us for a few months. He was a server at Olive Garden at the time. He said that everytime they ran that endless pasta special, it would attract a bunch of shitty-tipping lowlifes.
     
  13. Fatass

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    I went to an Olive Garden once, the menus and tables were all sticky. Fucking vile.
    I'd rather eat out of the TGI Fridays dumpster
     
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    I would've....

    :haha:.....then.....[​IMG]
     
  15. Night Ape

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    I would have told her that is ridiculous and if she had any scruples whatsoever she would have never given a customer such an absurd quote.

    The hostess should have recognized a 14 top is gonna net them lot more money than anyone else waiting in line and made you a priority.

    If she had a brain, she would have said "30 minutes to an hour", waited 20 minutes for 3 tables to clear and made it work. Then you'd feel like she went above and beyond getting you in earlier than initially quoted.

    Tip: You could have ordered the food to go and had it in about an hour. What they were offering was wholly unacceptable.
     
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    I stopped reading after Olive Garden
     
  17. sfgirl

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    I would never have gone in the first place to a new restaurant with such a large group.
     
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    any time you have all you can eat pasta the bums show up.

    when i lived in NJ the boardwalk bars in Keansberg would run all you can eat pasta dinners to draw in the customers on weekdays. the welfare families would show up every night for cheap draft beer and pasta, and choke on the pasta. on the ambulance we refused to do cpr on them without an ambi-bag because they would puke up the pasta into the bag mask. better the mask than our mouths.
     
  20. Mr Fantastic

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    I swear I thought this was going to turn sexual.


    Thanks Obama.