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My idiot customers part 346

So say you went to a restaurant with the intention of getting away without paying. It's pretty easy to do, waiting on staff won't challenge people leaving, they'll assume they've paid. It's left to the pooor hectic soul on the till to work out who's paid and who hasn't, and the odds are they'll be locked into an argument with a middle aged man who's insisting that as it's his mate (who's already paid)'s birthday they should refund the entire bill and give it to him to pay, and he's not leaving until they do etc etc because he eats here all the time yawn yawn and he's spent a lot of money here tonight (note: 80% of people who speak of "how much money they've spent " querying the bill have bought the cheapest meal possible. It's one of those things, like rain on your wedding day, black flies in your chardonnay or something equally imbecilic). So say you'd weighed up the odds and thought, "yeah, I can do this, no-one'll stop me" plucked up your courage, and walked out without paying..

would YOU have gone home in a taxi we'd booked for you, with a firm that we deal with all the time?

or, more pertinently:

would YOU have left your HOME FUCKING PHONE NUMBER with us when you booked the table?

Answers on a postcard to the usual address.

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