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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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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..

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Murphys Law Mondays

This is my first week of training on mornings. I also had three days prior. ¬†AutoClerk at least to my knowledge doesn’t do the same mass check out function that Opera does. Also we don’t do the receipt under the door at the new place so I have to check people out as they come…… Continue reading Murphys Law Mondays

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This can’t be right, none of these people are crazy

Our guests are either heavily medicated or we just attract a more polite client base at my new home on the Southside, basically I never hear a guest raise their voice or complain. They call when anything in their rooms breaks and we just talk into the radio and someone magically goes to fix it.…… Continue reading This can’t be right, none of these people are crazy