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Re:Things you detest Thu, 09/1/11 7:34 PM (permalink)
Yes, that's it.  When I go out, I want to leave technology behind and don't want to be handed a pager by the hostess.  If they can't provide old-fashioned personal service, they should be doing something else.

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    Re:Things you detest Thu, 09/1/11 8:10 PM (permalink)


    Restaurants that use pagers to let you know when you're table is ready.

    Are you talikin about the vibrator - flashing light ones?
    That's better than having some idiot blaring over a loudspeaker, "Joe Blissfick, table of 1"!

    I agree.  I prefer a quiet buzzing pager over some host or hostess yelling for and having to hunt down a missing group.    I realize most of them don't yell, but there a few restauarants that come to mind where you'd think they were carnival barkers.    
    <message edited by Glenn1234 on Thu, 09/1/11 8:15 PM>

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      Re:Things you detest Thu, 09/1/11 8:12 PM (permalink)
      I can go shopping next door and the buzzer works perfectly.
      Swollen glands that hurt.

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        Re:Things you detest Thu, 09/1/11 9:00 PM (permalink)
        Wait for it.... Wait for it.... Wait for it.....
        by the time they get the the second wait for it, i ain't waiting any longer.
          ann peeples

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          Re:Things you detest Fri, 09/2/11 3:43 AM (permalink)
          I have only encounterd the " loud speaker" method and " vibrator" method once, each. Was kind of shocking to me as most of the restaurants I frequent have hostesses that seat you.They were neccessary in the places I ate, but not a favorite method to seat me.

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            Re:Things you detest Fri, 09/2/11 1:27 PM (permalink)
            When I had knee surgery last summer, the hospital used the pager/buzzer system to let my family know I was coming out of recovery. They thought it was kind of neat.
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