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'Choosing beggar influencers will call the hotel...they demanded a nice hotel room': Hotel staffers develop hilarious scheme to get even with social media influencers

'Choosing beggar influencers will call the hotel': Hotel staffers develop hilarious scheme to get even with obnoxious social media influencers

At this “ tourist hotspot ,” a lot of guests demand only the finest treatment. They want the nicest, biggest rooms, the most photogenic food choices, and of course, massive discounts. Why? Well, because they're influencers, of course. They're basically celebrities in their own minds. After that, check out these design fails that were dubious from the start, like the stairs that are sure to take out an ankle or two.
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'$15 in fees before tipping is absurd': Top 20 Mildly Infuriating Food Deliveries

'$15 in fees before tipping is absurd': Top 20 Mildly Infuriating Food Deliveries

Is anyone else just trying to make enough money to afford DoorDash again? Picture this: you're having a late-night craving for fast food. You probably got a targeted ad from Dominos that caught you in a vulnerable moment, so you couldn't help yourself. Against your better judgment, you order some pizza, cheesy bread, and even some of those chocolate lava cakes for you and your partner on a delivery service app, only to discover that the service fees before tipping make your entire order $20 mor…
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'Owner of the restaurant wanted me to "spy"': Undercover restaurant staffer boldly informs owners about what they need to change

'Owner of the restaurant wanted me to "spy"': Undercover restaurant staffer boldly informs owners about what they need to change

The owners of this restaurant couldn't handle the truth! At this establishment, management was trying to figure out how to make their store “more professional and turn some things around.” That's an admirable goal: wanting to make a restaurant a better place for both staffers and customers alike is sure to benefit a business. However, some restaurant owners don't want to take the obvious (and free!) option to figure out what should change. They could ask their hardworking employees and managers…
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'If they wanted flavorless, they were going to get flavorless': Waiter works with chef to serve impolite customer the plainest dish imaginable

'If they wanted flavorless, they were going to get flavorless': Waiter works with chef to serve impolite customer the plainest dish imaginable

This customer will rue the day she forgot her manners at a restaurant. She was paired with a waiter who doesn't care for impolite customers ! As a waiter, you come to realize that some customers are just impolite for no reason at all. Maybe they're having a bad day, or they act like that all the time. There's a certain type of customer who just automatically act disdainful towards workers, as the job of serving food makes them less of a person. I've never understood why you'd be anything but po…
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'Someone put a chicken in Jello': 25+ Potluck dinners gone wrong

'Someone put a chicken in Jello': 25+ Potluck dinners gone wrong

While planning your potluck dinner , be sure to invite the right friend group! Maybe invite the friends whose homes you've eaten in before, or those who claim to be great cooks already. If you invite the wrong people—the kind who ignore safety protocols or just have zero idea what they're doing in the kitchen—you may wind up giving your whole party food poisoning. You should still invite your friends who can't cook , but just tell them to bring a dessert. That's pretty hard to mess up! Unless y…
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pizza parlor pizzas food delivery work pay price price-gouge epic malicious compliance reddit story

'Stakeholders want to bleed us dry? ...Ok': Pizza parlor gets price gouged by 40% by a food delivery company, then they use the company's deliveries as free advertising for far cheaper ‘in-house’ deals, scoring a slew of regulars as a result

While many of us are ashamed of what we would spend to have a minimum wage employee deliver takeout straight to our door during a summer thunderstorm, most of us will happily go online to feed ourselves out of convenience, spending far more for a pizza than any person should.
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'I wasn't going to be giving [a tip] based on the service': Theme park visitor is told by staffer at self service restaurant that they needed to tip

'I wasn't going to be giving [a tip] based on the service': Theme park visitor is told by staffer at self service restaurant that they needed to tip

Tipping culture is getting weird. These days, in the mid 2020s, it seems like a tip is requested or required for nearly every service. At the same time, there's a lot less human interaction required for many restaurants and supermarkets. Instead of having a cashier ring up your groceries, you probably do that yourself at a self-service kiosk. After you scan your stuff, you bag your own items. You never need to interact with another person at all! And at a lot of fast-food establishments, you no…
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'It tasted like milk mixed with the ocean': 25+ Foods that people vowed to never eat again

'It tasted like milk mixed with the ocean': 25+ Foods that people vowed to never eat again

If you ask 100 people the worst foods they've ever tried, you'll get 100 different answers. If you ask people who answered u/MomKaia's question, though, you'll encounter a lot of interesting answers—and quite a few about sea urchins . Every person has their own unique palate. Some foods people dislike for their textures, like snails or liver. Then there are foods that have a terrible taste or smell that drives people away (the durian haters were out in full force over that terribly scented frui…
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'Old lady putting a plate full of chicken wings in her purse': All You Can Eat Buffet servers share their craziest customer stories

'Old lady putting a plate full of chicken wings in her purse': All You Can Eat Buffet servers share their craziest customer stories

Anyone who has frequented an All You Can Eat Buffet establishment knows that things can get out of hand really quickly. Customers stay far too long, they overeat, they get sick, they eat more, and servers are left to clean up after everyone. It feel like a modern version of Roman Empire mayhem. Sure, it sounds lavish and over-the-top in theory, but in practice, it's all borderline disgusting. When I was in college, we had an All You Can Eat sushi place that once a year, had a Special Discount d…
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'I forgive you': 20+ Customers who ordered absurd sandwiches

'I forgive you': 20+ Customers who ordered absurd sandwiches

While working in sandwich shops, these cashiers managed to lose their appetites. After creating some truly monstrous sandwiches, these ones were memorable enough to tell the world about. When you ask sandwich shop workers to share the “strangest order you've ever had from a customer,” you end up discovering what people's favorite ingredients are. For example, more than one person had to make sandwiches that were completely covered in olives! They're known for adding a bit of salty flavor to a s…
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'He wanted to be the first one of the day': Entitled market owner delays trucker by 4 hours

'He wanted to be the first one of the day': Entitled market owner delays trucker by 4 hours

This customer tried to get some petty payback on a company that he felt had wronged him. It didn't end well for him! Customers tend to fall into two groups when they've been wronged by an establishment. Let's say for example a customer buys a product, and it's faulty, and they try to return it. The store refuses and won't budge. The customer may get so irate that they declare, “I'm never coming back here ever again!” Here's where the two groups come into play: some of those people mean it, and…
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'The banana cream pie cookie "tasted like a pie"': 15+ Absurd reasons people wanted their food refunded

'The banana cream pie cookie "tasted like a pie"': 15+ Absurd reasons people wanted their food refunded

Some customers don't have any sense at all. No one knows that better than people who work in customer service jobs , like retail work and food service. Just ask u/SpiteChickens7. They shared two stories from their gig at a popular cookie spot . On this particular shift, they had a person come in and insist on a refund. Why? Well that's because they'd bought a couple of chocolate cake cookies. Instead of eating both of them, they'd tossed one to their dog! Unsurprisingly, that chocolate cookie m…
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‘My roommate hasn’t been paying a dime': College student's roommate orders food using their money, then gets a full refund and doesn't pay them back

‘My roommate hasn’t been paying a dime': College student's roommate orders food using their money, then gets a full refund and doesn't pay them back

Discovering your roommate is cheating you out of money leads to a very certain kind of righteous fury. How dare they do something like that? You're living with the person, so there is no escaping these feelings. You see them on a day-to-day basis, and you know they won't pay you back. One person took to r/mildlyinfuriating to describe a very frustrating discovery they had about their roommate. Firstly, they were both college students and had agreed to split the cost of take-out food because acc…
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'I ran outside to tell her': Server flips the script on a man who tipped $100 to impress his date, only to return later to amend the tip

'I ran outside to tell her': Server flips the script on a man who tipped $100 to impress his date, only to return later to amend the tip

Imagine you're waiting tables, scurrying around with hot plates, forcing a smile every time someone asks for some extra sauce. ‘Of course’, you say, and run to go get some… for the fifth time that night, for that table. Finally, a glimmer of relief, table 12 wants to pay. They'd been relatively great, smiled politely, said ‘please’, and hadn't bothered you. You'd even had good banter with them, so you expect they'll tip well. No luck, they don't even leave a tip… and their bill is just about $2…
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‘You just lost a customer’: Customer gets removed from restaurant after owner stands up to him for yelling at one of the servers who messed up his receipt

‘You just lost a customer’: Customer gets removed from restaurant after owner stands up to him for yelling at one of the servers who messed up his receipt

As someone who has worked a lot in customer service, I can assure you that I have never seen a coworker react badly to a customer yelling, ‘You just lost a customer!’. Because the honest truth is, we just didn't care. I can promise you it's quite universal, as anyone working a minimum wage job just isn't getting paid enough to care. One man entered a restaurant to have a nice meal with his wife. At first, all was going well. They got their food, ate it up, talked, whatever. Then he asked for th…
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'My 19 topping pizza': 20 Frightfully flavored pizza pies

'My 19 topping pizza': 20 Frightfully flavored pizza pies

Pizza is one of the most universally beloved foods (with the exception of these 20 pizzas, which are not loved). Sorry not sorry, there's just no saving most of these pies from their fate: the garbage can. I'm happy for the person who ordered the 19-topping pizza (first photo!). I really am. If you want to turn your pizza into a chopped salad of sorts, that should be your prerogative. Even better, this person got all of those extra toppings for free! That's the kind of order that makes the owne…
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