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A quick, strange sighting at the Chinese buffet
Old 12-10-2013, 03:24 AM
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Default A quick, strange sighting at the Chinese buffet

Tonight, my boyfriend and I, and one of our friends, decided to celebrate the end of yet another successful workout by negating the whole thing with a big dinner. To that end we went to what is easily the most popular Chinese buffet in town, where we witnessed the following.

We were seated at our table, and could see the buffet from there. We watched a man pick up a plate, mosey along while checking out the selections, then quite deliberately whack the plate on the counter hard enough to break off a chip. Unfazed, he then piled it high and moseyed on his merry way.

We stared. The waitstaff stared, then fetched a broom to sweep up the bit of broken plate.

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Old 12-10-2013, 04:00 AM
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Old 12-10-2013, 10:49 AM
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Maybe they were out of shrimp toast.
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Old 12-10-2013, 12:34 PM
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I can't even begin to fathom why someone would do that.
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Old 12-10-2013, 12:44 PM
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Maybe they thought it was a Greek buffet and it was custom to smash a plate?

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Old 12-10-2013, 01:58 PM
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Huh? Wha? o-O

I really hope they added a charge for damaging the plate to his bill...
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Old 12-10-2013, 03:01 PM
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I would not be surprised if he tried to get something taken off his bill because ofnthe 'broken plates'

Realisticly, he should have been thrown out atnthe momen of plate breaking. With the local PD providing encoragement if needed.
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Old 12-12-2013, 12:41 AM
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Quoth Sheldonrs View Post
Maybe they were out of shrimp toast.
Crab legs. Aren't those what all the Chinese buffet food hoarders go after?

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Maybe they thought it was a Greek buffet and it was custom to smash a plate?

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Old 12-12-2013, 06:24 AM
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Last buffet I went to we got kicked out... Bf likes sushi a bit too much. >_>

Been a while... Maybe we can get in and they won't recognize 6'6" guy that shaved his dreads? XD

Old 12-12-2013, 11:37 AM
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A friend of mine and I used to always use working out as an excuse to go eat Chinese food.
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