I Am The Bad Man

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  1. Samson
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    Whenever anyone in my family is annoyed or needs the support of berzerker-like fury, they come to me: "Will YOU make this phone call? YOU are.......

    good at 'this sort of thing.'"

    "This sort of thing," is always dealing with customer service issues, unpleasent neighbors, irritating sales people, kids being bullied.....all the activity in life that may require less than a polite response.

    When I respond, to their requests, they're usually happy, but always unsettled. There's always the unsaid but understood feeling that they feel sorry for the target of my response.

    And, GOD FORBID that I respond to those who annoy, bully, or irritate ME!!! Then I'm just being A RAVING LUNATIC!!!
     
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    Conspiracist Snuggle weather rocks!

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    cool beans
     
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    Samson is the civilian equivalent of Jack Nicholson in "A Few Good Men".

    People need him on "that wall", but would rather not know what he does while on the wall.
     
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    Damn I wish I'd know you had such a talent ... I had to ask another friend to take care of people who were making me crazy. Fine job, he did.

    Send me your phone number ... I'll keep you in mind if there's another ruckus! :lol:
     
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    Last night for example:

    I go out to a sports bar with my 14 yo. we get there 30 minutes before the end of happy hour, and I order stuff off the happy hour menue.

    When the bill comes, its for another table. I send it back.

    When the second bill comes, it doesn't include all the happy hour discounts, and I ask to see the Manager, and the New and Improved Check.

    He brings it out, I declare that the Nacho's Sucked, and he says, "You don't need to raise your voice sir." So, I whisper, "your nachos suck.", and he says, "I heard you the first time, sir."

    I says, "That's great, because I've been sitting here waiting on my third version of the check, wondering why I should ever return to this restaurant."

    He says, "Sir, you don't need to raise your voice."

    I says, "I'm NOT RAISING MY VOICE!!"

    He says, "You don't need to return to this restaurant," and retreats behind the bar.

    I stand up, and shout, "I"M NOT GOING TO RETURN BECAUSE YOUR NACHOS SUCK, AND YOU CHEATED ME OUT OF $10 ON THE BILL!!!"
     
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    Frankly, most believe I'm the equivalent of Jack Nicholson in "The Shining."
     
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    That works too. ABOMINABLE Johnny On The Wall.

    (Edit: Hat tip to Samson himself for the necessary clarification.)
     
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    people like you make it easier for people like me to get better service, so I salute you.
     
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    Trajan conscientia mille testes

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    :bowdown:

    let your inner self speak...:lol:
     
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    The whisper part was funny, actually an LOL moment.

    But the rest of all that was kind of unnecessary. Fixing the check is one thing, but you really wanted money back on nachos you didn't like?

    That's nacho money anymore.
     

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