4/26/2012 11:08:00 AM

More Epically Annoying Bar Behaviors

The commenters got pretty riled up this week after reading our post about epically annoying bar behavior, with most of them agreeing that holding cash in your hands to get the bartender's attention is totally necessary sometimes. But, some industry folks who read the article pointed towards a few totally annoying things that should have been on the list. Here are our top three:

1. "My pet peeve is the customer that has waited several minutes while others are being served then, when I get to them and ask what they're drinking, they give me that deer-in-the-headlights look as if they didn't realize a quiz was coming."

2. "As a 'retired' bartender, I feel permitted to state with conviction you missed a big one - banging on the bar (to get your mixmaster's attention). Wave your money, snap your fingers - fine: you're déclassé, but I'd still serve you. Hammer your fist on my bar? Instant 86!"

 3. "How about the 'fake nice' people who pretend to instantly be your best friend so they can get 'hooked up' but turn out to be super asshole/cheap when it comes to the tipping part?? Why isn't THAT on the list...."


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