Bathroom attendants Pet Peeve...

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  1. beatcomber

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    I encountered one at the Mai-Kai in Ft. Lauderdale a week ago. I gave the old guy a buck because I figured he must be pretty hard up to take a job like that.
     
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  2. Redub

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    Ha! We had one at a club where I used to live, but FWIW I was thinking more of urban night clubs
     
  3. Tahitijack

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    We just returned from three weeks in Europe. I don't recall any restroom attendants even in restaurants of very upscale hotels.

    The only restaurant in my area with restroom attendants is in an upscale Mexican food restaurant in Newport Beach. Its fairly large and I think it's to discourage drug use.
     
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  4. Exiled_On_Main_St

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    Nearly all the bars and clubs in London I go to have them. They’re everywhere. Not the upmarket attendants, but some dude who gives you a bit of tissue and offers you some Hugo Moss aftershave. Yes, Hugo Moss.

    It’s so awkward.

    I also find it difficult to use a urinal with loads of people around me so I sometimes have to stand and wait for the cubicle.

    Once I went somewhere and used the cubicle maybe 6 times in one night (good renal system + lots of ale) and the guy was laughing at me. 6 months later I went back and he remembered me.
     
  5. mango

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    You want to outlaw farmers ?

    FWIIW I've never had the opportunity to deny a bathroom attendant a dollar tip.
    Never seen one in the wild.
     
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  6. Exiled_On_Main_St

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    What you gonna do without any nurses?
     
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    Maybe he likes living in a shite show! (Just yanking your chain, Fiesta!)
     
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  8. Scrapperz

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    Bathroom attendants are there as spies. They collect your DNA and attach it to the photo that’s taken of you walking in and out. The photo is then made into a 3D version and all that data is uploaded into the mainframe for further scanning.

    [​IMG]
     
  9. Timcito

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    No need to bring corporate America into the discussion!
     
  10. stevieboy

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    I have encountered this maybe five times in my life.

    Kind of odd, but five bucks total for a lifetime of men's room visits? I can handle that.
     
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    I feel obligated to tip at least $10 to anyone who has to listen to me drop the hot, boiling, messes I do at gentlemen’s clubs.
     
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    5 bucks and you get the high roller treatment..
     
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    Next time you're there, pop in, hand the guy a dollar, then leave. You'll feel better.
     
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    It may be more a European thing than North American. I think I may have seen it in South America too. It's often a small source of income for poor elderly people.
     
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    It is a very demeaning job
    it's also demeaning to the "patron" as if they don't know how to use the facilities properly
    I think I can retrieve a towel on my own
    I don't need a spritz of cologne
    a freakin' breath mint???
    it's medieval at best and a false sense of meaningful, necessary employment at worst
     
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  16. T92780

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    Lol... you need assistance/help from nurse, not with this.
     
  17. Lonnie00

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    One of my favorite restaurants in Chicago has one and I always give the guy five. We travel overseas a lot and in many countries there are women who take care of the public toilets and I always tip them very generously as well. There’s this thing called compassion that some of you might want to check out. You can even look it up in a dictionary if that’s necessary.
     
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    I've only seen that once and it was at a casino in Atlantic City 15 years ago, don't remember which one. I tipped him a buck. I don't need anyone to hand me a paper towel, but it was the cleanest, most immaculate public restroom I had ever seen or have seen since.
     
  19. BluesForDan

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    What ARE these people doing in my house? Who keeps letting them in? :waiting
     
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    notice you don't see elevator operators anymore. The job was deemed inhumane because they had no choice but to stand in the flatulence people would leave behind. And yet, bathroom attendants still somewhat exist.

    Maybe to bring bathroom attendants into a new age, they can be dieticians too! "Sir, I noticed you were straining a lot in there. I recommend more fiber in your diet." Haha. I'm reality I think it would be more like " Sir, I don't know what you've been eating but never eat it again! " lol
     
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