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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #2610 on: December 20, 2018, 10:13:30 AM »
Ha! I would have been there, hoping for the same. I'm sure we've all had those impish moments.

While working as a waitress in a coffee shop, with three differently themed dining rooms, I had a slip of the lip that had the entire staff doubled over and unable to look at each other without laughing for most of one Sunday morning.

The kitchen, or line-cook's window, with the heat lamp, over a stainless steel bar, was where the cooks would put our orders when they were up. Our, line-cook's window, directly faced the dining area known as, the Pie Shop, and every word could be heard coming from and going into the kitchen through that window in the Pie Shop. The window not only kept plates hot, but acted as sort of a natural megaphone.

We served sweet-rolls that had to be heated by the cooks and served out that window. Often, we waitresses would ask the cooks if one plate or another was about up, when we, or a customer, felt they had been waiting too long to be served.

Picture a full dining room with people waiting in the lobby, fresh from Sunday Services, and a waitress, whose voice carries well, walks up to the line-cook window and yells, "Is my sweet hole hot yet?"

We had four line cooks, all of them disappeared. Crying with laughter, practically rolling on the floor. The giggles from my fellow waitresses built to uproarious guffaws, as it dawned on me what I had said and how loudly I said it.

I have this thing, when I get embarrassed, you can see the red creeping up my neck and my ears, as my cheeks turn bright red, and I can actually feel it happening, the red heat, taking over my head. I was known for it, and our line cooks teased me endlessly to try to get my ears to turn red. This, of course, only further added to their entertainment of my misspoken request for a sweet-roll.

It took awhile for everyone to regain their composure.  Luckily, I was working the back dining room and didn't have to face the Pie Shop patrons.

I was never able to completely live that one down.
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #2611 on: December 20, 2018, 10:47:30 AM »
I bet you had a few offers to warm it up for you  :-*
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #2612 on: December 20, 2018, 11:13:33 AM »
Those guys wouldn't dare offer such a thing. I was wicked with the come-backs (all in good fun, of course...usually) and could return the embarrassment twofold. One cook was married to a waitress who was standing beside me when I said it, two others were like brothers to me, and the other was too well mannered to offer such a thing. Besides, it was well known that my boyfriend at the time could be a rather aggressive jerk.

It was not a comfortable situation. That's probably what made it so funny. Totally out of character for all of us.
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #2613 on: December 20, 2018, 12:16:19 PM »
We came in second last night at trivia, we had been tied for first but lost the tie breaker question.

So I have to come here for a win.
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #2614 on: December 20, 2018, 03:37:07 PM »
That went well
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #2615 on: December 20, 2018, 03:38:33 PM »
Why are you awake? Go to bed.
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #2616 on: December 20, 2018, 03:52:54 PM »
I opened one eye and though I seen daylight, I was wrong, aren't you lucky
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #2617 on: December 20, 2018, 04:33:00 PM »
Tiptoeing in to steal a nice little win.
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #2618 on: December 20, 2018, 11:05:57 PM »
More than a little, Mister.

I'm here now, tho.
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #2619 on: December 20, 2018, 11:07:02 PM »
I can see that. But I'm here too, so move over, please, lady.
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #2620 on: December 20, 2018, 11:18:32 PM »
I have either just totally lost an hour, between 10  and 11 PM, or I misread the clock just before 10 PM.   As I have no mysterious bumps or bruises or unexplained carpet burns, indicating an unnoticed loss of consciousness, I favour the second explanation.

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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #2621 on: December 21, 2018, 03:58:34 AM »
Dan called Spell a lady. I sprayed my coffee >:D
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #2622 on: December 21, 2018, 09:06:47 AM »
Here's a screen wipe.

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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #2623 on: December 21, 2018, 11:53:10 AM »
Thanks maaaate  ;D
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Re: The last person to post here wins
« Reply #2624 on: December 21, 2018, 12:06:52 PM »
I AM a f*ckin lady.

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