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'Would you shut up already!': Guy gets roasted by his own mother after making a scene over his steak

This guy wanted a well-done steak but ended up getting roasted himself. There's nothing that can make a man feel small like his own mother. Even the toughest of gangsters know not to cross their mamma. When mom lays down the line and says, "Enough is enough," then you had better quit. This Dad was determined to act out the Applebee's scene in Talladega Nights before his mother stepped in. The story was posted by their server, u/Papakeely, to Reddit's r/talesfromyourserver subreddit. The family…
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Top 10 Tales From Your Server This Week (February 27, 2023)

Top 10 'Tales From Your Server' This Week (February 26, 2023)

The trials and tribulations of being a server are on full display here!
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'Oh buddy': Entitled idiot insists on ordering for girlfriend's entire family, gets served by waiter

'Oh buddy': Entitled idiot insists on ordering for girlfriend's entire family, gets served by waiter

In the service industry, it's incredibly important to be polite and courteous to your “guests,” but occasionally, a chance presents itself that can't be ignored.
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'They hadn't paid yet': Hollandaise hating Karens try to dine and dash over eggs Benedict brouhaha

'They hadn't paid yet': Hollandaise hating Karens try to dine and dash over eggs Benedict brouhaha

Dealing with Karens while waiting tables has to be one of the worst parts of the job. That's what this server had to endure when a group of Karens came into their restaurant at closing and demanded eggs Benedict without the hollandaise sauce.
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‘You Won't Get Away With It’ : Two Frat Boys Blissfully Dine And Dash, Not Realizing One of The Customers Who Witnessed The Deed Know Their Parents

‘You Won't Get Away With It’ : Two Frat Boys Blissfully Dine And Dash, Not Realizing One of The Customers Who Witnessed The Deed Know Their Parents

Tough luck.
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My supervillain origin story. I consider myself a reasonable man but this kind of behavior reminds me

'My supervillain origin story.': Server receives a note instead of a tip from customer, sparks outrage in online server community

The service industry offers its workers a myriad of shitty experiences: Terrible customers, terrible employers, terrible coworkers, and an (often) unpredictable income that relies upon strangers' ethics and understanding of their social obligations.
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manager sent this to all the employees.... yikes

Viral Thread: 'If your dog died you need to bring him in and prove it': Restaurant manager tells workers they will be fired if they miss work for any reason, gets fired themself

It's ever a wonder how people like this manage to get into positions of power over other people. Unfortunately, it's often probably because the organization they're working for is run by toxic, cruel people who recognize the toxic and cruel (or spineless, subservient) traits in those they promote to management positions within their business.
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People don’t quit jobs. They quit managers. |

'People don't quit jobs. They quit managers.': Server considers quitting once happy job when they get a new micromanaging manager

People don't quit jobs: They quit managers. A sentiment that we've echoed across the pages of Fail Blog more times than I dare to count.
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AITA for kicking a server out of my wedding? | "The server(19-ish f) had on clearly too much eyeliner. she also had diamond studs in her ears a flashy ring, and one of those ugly nose studs. The staff's uniform was a black long-sleeved shirt but on her, it was too low cut and her pants were far too tight."

Bridezilla Kicks Server Out of Her Wedding For Outshining Her

No one's going to fault you for being a little on edge on your wedding day… but nothing is an excuse to be rude to wait staff; this bride's apparent insecurities led her to act in a way that jumps clear over the line of acceptable behavior. This thread was posted to Reddit's r/AITA (Am I the A**hole) subreddit by the bride, Reddit user u/Present-Ad-3934, who shared her story to the popular sub in order to see whether or not she was in the wrong for how she reacted towards the server at her wedd…
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"Every bloody morning I put our outside tables and chairs out 20 mins before we open. Every single day when I'm lugging the first couple of heavy ass tables out into the street, I inevitably get someone asking if we're open yet. Well obviously not since I'm still setting up, but whatever."

'Every. F-ing. Morning.': Service industry worker goes off on impassioned rant about when customers try to push inside early

Working in retail, customer service, or in the service industry opens you up to a variety of mind-numbing experiences. The first category would probably be the repetitive tasks that you have to do day in and day out. These chores all require next-to-no brain power and could be completed by a monkey. There are only so many shirts you can fold, walls you can merchandise, or stock-takes you can complete before beginning to contemplate moving out to an off-grid cabin in the woods.
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"At this point, the man loudly scoffs and smirks at me while reaching for his wallet.  He asks, 'This mean anything to you?' while flashing me his badge.  [Did] this guy really just try to extort me for a beer for his underage daughter??  'No, that doesn’t mean anything to me,' I replied.  'Really? Nothing? Pull down that mask and let me see your face.'

'This mean anything to you?': Cop tries to flash his badge and use intimidation to get drinks for underaged daughter

The problem with misusing your authority and making a scene is that it makes all those you are associated with look bad — this includes any organizations or groups who you might be affiliated with. This is why it's so important to conduct oneself in a manner that suits your station -whether you're on duty or off. Just take this off-duty hotel manager who was fired for being rude to the staff of another hotel as a prime example. This server took to Reddit's r/talesfromyourserver community to sha…
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"Someone else took their food out, but I go to do the check-back and ask if everything's OK with their meal after a few minutes.  He then goes, "No, my meal didn't come with any sauce", to which I reply "I'm sorry, what sauce would you like Sir?" [...] He goes "Mustard, Dijon Mustard" like he's James Bond."

'I am not paying!': Rude dude demands dijon mustard under duress of displeasure

It's okay to feel a little bit sentimental about your favorite type of sauce. I, for one, am a ketchup guy through and through, you won't catch me far away from a little red bottle that's packed with that sweet tomato-y goodness. Sure, the actual contents of ketchup are probably like 80% sugar, 19% vinegar, and 1% ketchup but that's not something that bothers me in the slightest. I'll eat ketchup on anything and am happy for the disgusted reactions that my creations sometimes evoke. So, in this…
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'So, this is bread?': Waiter recounts mind-melting tale of serving group who exist within their own reality

I'm still not entirely convinced that this waiter hasn't accidentally found themselves inside of a Nathan Fielder bit here. This is either a really clever gaslight on the part of the patrons, or they really are just on/from another planet. It's impossible to believe that anyone could be this incredibly dense or has otherwise somehow managed to avoid learning basic restaurant etiquette somehow. It does make for an interesting thought experiment though. Anyways, this waiter shared a lengthy, but…
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