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By the way, to be fair, I can understand how someone who doesn't know me or my sense of humor would misinterpret the initial words that I used. I'm more than a little sarcastic, but I do stand by the intent of everything that I wrote.

Also, of course I wouldn't stick a butter knife in someone's back. A steak knife, on the other hand (see the sarcasm? Smile).
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How about a spoon?
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Proffesional or no....as the customer I highly doubt the management would ask someone to apologize to the help and I'd bet a months pay they wouldn't have me escorted out on refusal. In this particular case, the management would surely agree that the customer is an *** and leave it at that.


Couldn't have said it any better myself. Unless the customer is threatening violence, then there is no way in hell the management is going to remove a paying customer from the restaurant because he was being an ass....NEVER GONNA HAPPEN. EVER.

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On 2008-02-25 16:17, Dannydoyle wrote:
How about a spoon?


My wife used to ask me to do that, but I've been married 22 years now.
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On 2008-02-25 16:22, Larry Davidson wrote:
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On 2008-02-25 16:17, Dannydoyle wrote:
How about a spoon?


My wife used to ask me to do that, but I've been married 22 years now.

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Frank, what does a Harry Lorayne book have to do with this?
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On 2008-02-25 13:25, Larry Davidson wrote:
Karbonkid,

Which specific quote do you believe I haven't taken to heart?

I've read all the postings in this thread, I don't need my memory refreshed, and I stand by all of my comments including, "If someone approached me at a restaurant and did that, I'd probably suffer two minutes of it before I told him, in a polite way, that he shouldn't mastur**** in public."

For whatever reason, when a thread is posted in the wrong section, you object to comments, such as mine, that are consistent with the title of the thread and the purpose of the particular section in which that thread is posted. Note that I didn't say that the kid was performing at a restaurant gig, I said if someone approached me in a restaurant and did this, etc. I haven't taken the WEB clip out of the context of the purpose of this thread and this area of the Café.

Consistent with the purpose of my postings and some postings made by others, kammagic asks a good question, "Can XCM be done in a restaurant?" My answer to that question is probably, as long as it's accompanied by an entertaining presentation instead of solely to show off (I have the same opinion about magic). Likewise, traditional juggling could probably be done in a restaurant, again assuming that it's accompanied by an entertaining presentation. The reason that I said probably instead of definitely is that I'd imagine some patrons might not be comfortable having someone do extreme manipulation of objects, whether they be cards or traditional juggling props, very close to the table, for fear that the performer might drop those objects on the food or the patrons themselves. For that reason, I'd think that at a minimum, a safe distance between the performer and the patrons would be necessary.

Larry


Larry,

"I'd probably suffer two minutes of it before I told him, in a polite way, that he shouldn't mastur**** in public."

This quote is very unprofessional. In reality if you said something like that to me you would be asked by management to apologize and if you refused you would be asked to leave and if you refused to leave you would be *politely* escorted out by our 8 bouncers.

,Jonathan


Jonathan,

With all due respect, I don't need advice on being a professional.

Did you know what I meant when I said that I'd "politely" tell him that? Let me explain, not because I have to, but so that you realize that maybe jumping to conclusions isn't always the best thing to do.

I would not use the words "mastur**** in public," I would convey that message in a polite way, meaning that I would tell him (probably by pulling him to the side) that he was very tehcnially adept, but that he should focus as much time working on entertaining people, and I'd explain why. I'd do this for his benefit, not for mine. No need to sick those big scary bouncers on me.

Larry


So the mastur**** comment was for your own enjoyment?

Sorry couldn't resist.
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Get a grip.

Sorry couldn't resist.
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Dang, sucked in again...
Couldn't resist. ROFLOL
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Nothing wrong with feeling cocky occasionally.
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Can you imagine this kid showing that to Vernon at the castle? Poor Dai would would be face-down snoring in his salad.
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So not much would be different?
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Frank, what does a Harry Lorayne book have to do with this?


Harry Lorayne WOULD have told him to stop masturbating AND stabbed him with the butter knife:)
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Karbonkid,

Which specific quote do you believe I haven't taken to heart?

I've read all the postings in this thread, I don't need my memory refreshed, and I stand by all of my comments including, "If someone approached me at a restaurant and did that, I'd probably suffer two minutes of it before I told him, in a polite way, that he shouldn't mastur**** in public."

For whatever reason, when a thread is posted in the wrong section, you object to comments, such as mine, that are consistent with the title of the thread and the purpose of the particular section in which that thread is posted. Note that I didn't say that the kid was performing at a restaurant gig, I said if someone approached me in a restaurant and did this, etc. I haven't taken the WEB clip out of the context of the purpose of this thread and this area of the Café.

Consistent with the purpose of my postings and some postings made by others, kammagic asks a good question, "Can XCM be done in a restaurant?" My answer to that question is probably, as long as it's accompanied by an entertaining presentation instead of solely to show off (I have the same opinion about magic). Likewise, traditional juggling could probably be done in a restaurant, again assuming that it's accompanied by an entertaining presentation. The reason that I said probably instead of definitely is that I'd imagine some patrons might not be comfortable having someone do extreme manipulation of objects, whether they be cards or traditional juggling props, very close to the table, for fear that the performer might drop those objects on the food or the patrons themselves. For that reason, I'd think that at a minimum, a safe distance between the performer and the patrons would be necessary.

Larry


Larry,

"I'd probably suffer two minutes of it before I told him, in a polite way, that he shouldn't mastur**** in public."

This quote is very unprofessional. In reality if you said something like that to me you would be asked by management to apologize and if you refused you would be asked to leave and if you refused to leave you would be *politely* escorted out by our 8 bouncers.

,Jonathan


Proffesional or no....as the customer I highly doubt the management would ask someone to apologize to the help and I'd bet a months pay they wouldn't have me escorted out on refusal. In this particular case, the management would surely agree that the customer is an *** and leave it at that.


I don't know where you work but where I work if a customer is out of line our managers will talk to them. If the customers want to throw a fit about it they will be asked to leave. Doesn't matter if you are an employee or a customer. Rude is rude. If the management doesn't like it you will be asked to leave.

Larry has already mentioned he would of never made that remark in a restaurant so I have no problem.
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So your restaurant is in fantasy land?

The remark is nowhere near out of line. It would not require an appology. EVEN IF Larry used the "M" word.

I believe you work in a place which serves adult beverages right? Tell me they throw out everyone who is rude.

Really man you are losing steam fast LOL.

Management in every place I have ever been in would not act in the way in which you speak for such a silly reason. Nobody threw any fit as you are pretending. Nobody said anything of a vulgar nature even. Heck Seinfeld had an entire episode based on the action, so don't give me any nonsense about offensive.

Sorry Jonathan, but you really are simply wanting to argue. I think you really like being a victim.
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Danny I answered your private message but I guess you haven't read it yet. I will copy and paste it here.

Danny,

Where I work if the management found a customer was rude they would definitely have a talk with that customer. Especially if its a man being rude to a woman. They have very little tolerance for that. Larry has said that he would never use the ********* comment in a restaurant so I'm cool. But if he did it would of certainly been out of line. Its of course not a black and white situation if they say such and such they will be in trouble. The entire situation would be assessed. First of all if the server or entertainer in this case was not offended then nothing would happen. But if a customer says something to upset an employee our management will stand by the employee 100%. Paying for dinner does not give someone that right to humiliate or offend people. If you are going out you need to act like an adult and treat others with respect. Its as simple as that. I have had many rude customers in my time but I'm always able to laugh it off I never get offended. But I did have one instance where a customer claimed I was hitting on his wife and got very upset. There were 5 managers and 4 bouncers on the scene immediately. The management backed me 100% and the guy and his wife were politely escorted out. If you had seen his wife you would of been on my side too.

, Jonathan
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See the difference? LOL.
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Danny,

Larry and I are fine. If you want to continue that's up to you.

,Jonathan
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Your right Jonathan, I am the one who started all this again LOL. Good point.
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Danny must you always be so condescending? you seem to always talk as if you're the only one with any real world experience.
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