Reader: Westword, you always go after servers!

Manners don't seem to improve with age. Since Sean Kenyon offered his list of the "Ten rudest things servers and bartenders do to guests to make them wish they'd never come in" two years ago, restaurant behavior has not improved, judging from the comments posted after we reheated and served his list yesterday. But while servers may still behave badly, so do diners...and commenters. See also: "Ten rudest things customers do to servers to make them wish you'd never come into their restaurant"

Says Paisley:

Westword, you ALWAYS go after servers. Did you ever stop to consider they make sh*t pay, they have to deal with your nasty swine flu germs, they are hassled by management/other customers/your PLEASANT self and did I mention they make sh*t pay? No benefits? No paid vacation? No job security? Is this just because your proctologist is a jerk and you can't retaliate against HIM so you have to find easier prey? Well, it's getting old for this reader.

What are the worst things customers do to servers?

For inspiration, read our "Ten rudest things customers do to make servers wish you'd never come into their restaurants." Post your thoughts there, or in the comments section below.

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