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What a beautiful wedding said the bridesmaid to the waiter…

I worked opening shift this morning and knew we had some weddings in the house but nothing prepared me for the bucket of wedding crazy I got from a guest in our 4th floor section today… About an hour after check out on our property the house line rang and it was room 4XX. I’ll…… Continue reading What a beautiful wedding said the bridesmaid to the waiter…

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tales from the phone

This happened the other night…. The house phone rang meaning that some diamond snowflake golden bamboo stick member wanted something and he didn’t want to come down and get it and he also apparently didn’t like the Houseperson on duty for some reason and wanted me to bring it. Me: Okay sir I can bring…… Continue reading tales from the phone

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my third graduation weekend begins…

Come Sunday I am going to be a husk of an FDA. Tomorrow I go in to open again. Tomorrow is the unofficial start of the weekend in the city where I work. Tomorrow is the unofficial start of alumni weekend for the college that’s about to make my life hell by graduating. We are…… Continue reading my third graduation weekend begins…

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the Scottish Broad

Yesterday a woman came to check in at my hotel traveling from Scottland, alone. There was a reason for that. She was well…. I’ll be me. She’ll be Scottish Broad. Me: Welcome to the (this place) Hotel, How can I help you today? Scottish Broad: SCOTTISH BROAD! Me: Yes, so you have a reservation. SB:…… Continue reading the Scottish Broad

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Your three day weekend is my work week

Day three of being sold out this weekend. I’m alone on desk and jamming out to the acoustic cover songs station on Spotify. The neat thing about this property is the lobby is in no way attached to the rooms. You have to go up stairs or up the elevator to another floor to even…… Continue reading Your three day weekend is my work week

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Sunday shifts can eat a bag of whatever is handy..

So I finally got my first angry guest and it’s all Priceline’s fault. This man came in just as I was finishing up with another customer, I’m completely alone at this point. Also the phone was ringing and the walkie talkie was going off all at the same time. I’ve learned I hate working on…… Continue reading Sunday shifts can eat a bag of whatever is handy..