Message Font: Serif | Sans-Serif
 
No. of Recommendations: 0
maybe it's the phrasing of ALL YOU CAN EAT - almost makes it sound like a challenge or a get your money's worth contest. Instead of just buffet - Please choose as much or as little as you care to.

peace & phrasing
t

Excellent observation! I bet that does have a huge impact on folks' behaviour at a buffet!

Alessandro


I was on a business trip back in December with a guy from my shop and many other people. There was a Mexican resturant right across from our hotel and they had an all you can eat lunch buffet.
A group of us went one day and after a couple of cheese enchiladas and some rice, I was full, everyone else made maybe 2 trips through the line. No one was overly glutonous.
The guy I work with, after 3 plates, said it was time to rest, let everything settle and then he'd go back up, because he was "by God" going to get his moneys worth.
Just so you know, this buffet was only $4.95.
We left him there and went back to class.
Print the post  

Announcements

What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Community Home
Speak Your Mind, Start Your Blog, Rate Your Stocks

Community Team Fools - who are those TMF's?
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.
Advertisement