Has this ever happened to you? You are at a restaurant with family or friends, and all of the sudden someone in the party reaches over to YOUR plate and stabs a bit of food with thier fork and takes it, saying something like "wow this looks good" or "Oh I have to try that" Not asking permission, but stealing a bite.
OH I HATE THAT!! I don't even like it when they ask if they can have a taste unless they offer a taste of what they have in reciprocation, in fact that can be very fun.... but to reach across the table a stab a scallop (when I only get 4 per entree) to me seems not only tacky, but downright selfish.
What do you do when this happens? Personally I wanted to stab them with my fork in the hand I was so irritated, but me being the person I am just gritted my teeth and quickly ate the remaining 2 scallops I had left before the roaming fork came attacking my plate again.