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. , Richmond, VA, United States 75118 posts
Jun 19th '13

lol and it said she was just in a hurry and forgot to take it off. So they all knew it was inappropriate. She just sounds like a b***h.

**Blessed_Insanity** 7 kids; Wyoming 19410 posts
Jun 19th '13
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Dovahkiin 1 child; 1 angel baby; Kentucky 16776 posts
Jun 19th '13
Quoting kthx.:" I think it's shitty the waitress lost her job :? Poor judgement at the time... but not worth losing her job over."


If she cared about her job she wouldn't have called a customer's kid "f**king needy." :?



Venting to a coworker about an annoying kid and calling the kid out to the parent are two very different things.

**Blessed_Insanity** 7 kids; Wyoming 19410 posts
Jun 19th '13
Quoting Dovahkiin:" If she cared about her job she wouldn't have called a customer's kid "f**king needy." :?"



:idea:

Cakes. 1 child; Michigan 2837 posts
Jun 19th '13
Quoting kthx.:" I think it's shitty the waitress lost her job :? Poor judgement at the time... but not worth losing her job over."


Oh, I didn't know she got fired. I agree, though.

kthx. TTC since Mar 2016; 1 child; Harrison, OH, United States 69889 posts
Jun 19th '13
Quoting **Blessed Insanity **:" No again the only reason she was fired was because of her own actions which constituted the father to ... [snip!] ... to herself or at the very least off the receipt she would still have her job. plain and simple the blame is only hers to take."


Customers get offended daily. Employees aren't expected to bow down and kiss your feet -- no establishment can pay me enough to do THAT.




I still think the dude overreacted. Yes he called ahead... maybe he only spoke to one person? Maybe the servers had NO idea a kid was coming? Maybe she had no other choice but to take the table because everyone else was busy? Maybe the kid was acting a damn fool the entire time? There are so many factors.

kthx. TTC since Mar 2016; 1 child; Harrison, OH, United States 69889 posts
Jun 19th '13
Quoting Jas ♥:" <blockquote><b>Quoting kthx.:</b>" Man.... I would've been fired a LONG time ago if ... [snip!] ... with em, get a new job. Talking about them after they leave is one thing but direct insults to their child? That's a no go."


It wasn't a direct insult -- at least wasn't meant to be. She didn't straight up say like, "Your kid is an a*****e. I sincerely hate serving this table right now." She made a mistake and forgot to erase something off a ticket. Something that the dude never would've known about if she hadn't of slipped up. She made a mistake... big deal.

Destinite 2 kids; 2 angel babies; Paradise, FL, United States 35069 posts
Jun 19th '13

I saw that earlier and it is messed up, I'd have a freaking fit. I always tip and this is one circumstance where, I'd write f**k YOU on the tip line.
I thought it was funny people were shaming the Dad for taking his kid to a Bar and GRILL. As if he took his kid clubbin' or something.
It's just like Chili's FFS.

. , Richmond, VA, United States 75118 posts
Jun 19th '13
Quoting kthx.:" Customers get offended daily. Employees aren't expected to bow down and kiss your feet -- no establishment ... [snip!] ... take the table because everyone else was busy? Maybe the kid was acting a damn fool the entire time? There are so many factors."

Then she should have gone to her manager. If the place doesn't allow anyone under 21 and there's a kid at her table shouldn't she be doing something about that? lol. She just served him without checking into it? That's her fault in the first place then. And I wouldn't say refraining from calling someone's child "f**king needy" is bowing down and kissing their feet.

kthx. TTC since Mar 2016; 1 child; Harrison, OH, United States 69889 posts
Jun 19th '13
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Dovahkiin 1 child; 1 angel baby; Kentucky 16776 posts
Jun 19th '13
Quoting kthx.:" Customers get offended daily. Employees aren't expected to bow down and kiss your feet -- no establishment ... [snip!] ... take the table because everyone else was busy? Maybe the kid was acting a damn fool the entire time? There are so many factors."


Not really. I don't care how mad you are, how annoyed you are, how busy you are. You don't disrespect someone's child to their face while you are in your place of employment where you are expected to behave as a professional.

. , Richmond, VA, United States 75118 posts
Jun 19th '13
Quoting kthx.:" He probably didn't want to lose business, which is why he FINALLY took action. Did you see where he ... [snip!] ... in her actions because this guys kid was being a little shit the entire time, even when I allowed him to be in my bar.""

They said she forgot to take it off, she knew it was inappropriate so she took that risk herself :shrug: I still don't see where it say she was fired though. He could absolutely explain what actually happened and then say even though his kid was out of control we don't condone calling children "f**king needy". There's nothing hard about that. And someone else said he posted it on fb and it went viral. That tends to happen these days.

**Blessed_Insanity** 7 kids; Wyoming 19410 posts
Jun 19th '13
Quoting kthx.:" Customers get offended daily. Employees aren't expected to bow down and kiss your feet -- no establishment ... [snip!] ... take the table because everyone else was busy? Maybe the kid was acting a damn fool the entire time? There are so many factors."

I never said anyone had to bow down to anyone, fact is, is when working in that type of environment your going to have bad days, you suck it up and deal with it when its just normal things like this, or you trash talk them, get caught and lose your job for poor customer service.
He talked to the Manager, and if the kid was acting like a fool the manager would have said so sense he obviously gave a statement in the report.

Dovahkiin 1 child; 1 angel baby; Kentucky 16776 posts
Jun 19th '13
Quoting kthx.:" It wasn't a direct insult -- at least wasn't meant to be. She didn't straight up say like, "Your kid ... [snip!] ... off a ticket. Something that the dude never would've known about if she hadn't of slipped up. She made a mistake... big deal."


A mistake? A mistake would be giving the kid sweet tea when he wanted a Pepsi. I don't get your devil's advocate stance here at all. This was a deliberate act of rudeness that shows how little the waitress cared for her job and her level of professionalism and maturity. She deserved to be let go.

kthx. TTC since Mar 2016; 1 child; Harrison, OH, United States 69889 posts
Jun 19th '13
Quoting Jas ♥:" <blockquote><b>Quoting kthx.:</b>" Customers get offended daily. Employees aren't ... [snip!] ... kindness regardless of how shitty they may act. In this case, the guy wanted an extra chicken leg. Ooh. Such an a*****e he is."


I seriously doubt the extra chicken leg is what constituted her comment on the receipt. Seriously.... think about it. We don't KNOW if the kid was acting out or not. That could very well be a reason why she said what she said. Of course the dad isn't going to be like, "Well... yeah, my kid was screaming and making a mess the entire time, but ignore that because I want to make it seem like we were saints the entire time." I mean nobody KNOWS. That's my point. Everyone is acting like the kid was well-mannered and sat there without causing a scene. We don't know that. And there are plenty of restaurants that have age restrictions for that VERY reason. I honestly think there are too many possible factors to completely say that the waitress was solely in the wrong here.