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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-17-06 08:40 AM
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Should People who hate being disturbed in a public restaurant stay home
and eat??

I vote yes...so do my children, and my cellphone. :evilgrin:
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DS1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-17-06 08:44 AM
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1. could be your dogs voting yes soon, too
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GOPisEvil Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-17-06 08:46 AM
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5. My hometown debates such weighty issues.
:eyes:

There are plenty of casual places with sidewalk dining and people ALWAYS bring their dogs. Why do we need an ordinance to allow this? :wtf:

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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-17-06 08:47 AM
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7. My hometown is currently fighting over a proposed dog park
because dogs are not allowed in the parks we have. We have to love the time our councilmembers spend on these "issues". :hi:
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GOPisEvil Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-17-06 08:49 AM
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11. Oh, now dog-friendly parks we have!
There's even a section of a couple of parks that allow dogs to run off-leash. Whenever I get down in the dumps, I go there and watch the dogs play. That always picks me up. :hi:
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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-17-06 08:46 AM
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6. Jessie wanted to vote, but I told her she should be happy enough
with the Prescription Diet food that we have to have her on which is breaking the bank. ;)
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Montagnard Donating Member (496 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-17-06 08:44 AM
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Your cellphone has achieved life?
LMAO---so has mine.
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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-17-06 08:48 AM
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9. Unfortunately, yes.
;) And it's more organized than I am as well.
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mikeytherat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-17-06 08:44 AM
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2. I'm more interested in a cell-free zone than a kid-free zone,
Edited on Fri Feb-17-06 08:44 AM by mikeytherat
and I'm really not that keen on kids. Most often, however, they can still be taught proper public behavior. For Mr. or Ms. "Gonna talk on my cell-phone so loud they can hear it in the next county," there is no such hope. And, I'd rather hear a crying child than a really bad ringtone of "Disco Inferno" any day!

mikey_the_rat
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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-17-06 08:49 AM
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12. Mine is "Ode to Joy"...how do you feel about "Ode to Joy"?
;) :hi:
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mikeytherat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-17-06 08:52 AM
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17. I'd much rather SING Beethoven than hear a nasty MIDI version
but, that's me!

mikey_the_rat
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KitchenWitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-17-06 08:44 AM
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3. THANK YOU!!!!
:rofl:
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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-17-06 08:50 AM
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13. Anything for you!
:hi:
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progmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-17-06 08:44 AM
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4. I agree.
Edited on Fri Feb-17-06 08:45 AM by progmom
:D

:hi:

Meals on Wheels has a great service. :D
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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-17-06 08:51 AM
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15. One time they tried to drop a meal off at my house...they had the
right number, wrong street. It smelled delicious, and I was tempted...but the thought of somebody starving was just a little too much for me. :hi:
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kick-ass-bob Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-17-06 08:48 AM
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8. NO! I think all well-behaved kids should be punished because others
cannot control their kids in a public place. If one kid is bad - THEY ALL ARE BAD! FEED 'EM TO THE SHARKS!

The only people that should be alllowed to eat in restaurants are people who cannot talk or cannot hear.

:thumbsup:
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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-17-06 08:49 AM
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10. !
:rofl: Not the people who cannot hear, because they would talk loudly, causing the non speaking people great anguish. ;)
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kick-ass-bob Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-17-06 08:50 AM
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14. Oh God, that's right! They can't even tell them to shut their trap either!
!!!

:o
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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-17-06 08:51 AM
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16. I say we ban people from restaurants...except for the waitstaff.
They'll put up with anything. :hi:
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greatauntoftriplets Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-17-06 08:54 AM
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18. Another yes vote here!!!
The 5-year-old triplets are extremely well-behaved in restaurants. Why? Because we have taken them to restaurants -- nice ones -- since they were tiny. As a result, they know how to behave.
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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-17-06 08:56 AM
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19. This is the trick. My parent's used to call me "mama marsupial" because
the kids went everywhere with me...and as they got older, knew how to behave. :hi:
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greatauntoftriplets Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-17-06 08:59 AM
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20. It helps, too, that their father is a chef....
As a result, restaurants are really fun for them. One of the boys wants to be a chef like his daddy. All three like to play at cooking.

:hi:
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BigMcLargehuge Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-17-06 08:59 AM
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21. Locked
Be nice. Ask him to walk. Be nice. If he won't walk, walk him. But be nice. If you can't walk him, one of the others will help you, and you'll both be nice. I want you to remember that it's a job. It's nothing personal.



Big McLargehuge
DU Moderator (and bouncer at The Double Deuce)
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