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What would Emily Post do? [moved from New Orleans]

sanglier | May 5, 2012 09:13 PM

The set-up:

Eating out tonite at a place that on a typical Saturday night has a noise-scale score of about 5, on a 1 to 10 scale. Add in being Jazzfest, let's allow for a decibel point or two more. Fine. But when this 6-top of drunks is at an 11 all night, and not just volume-obnoxious but "You shoulda seen this b**ches (chest), effin uneffin believable rack" comments...Well, I couldn't take it any longer and said loudly, Will you idiots just shut the hell UP!!?? Dirty looks, I'm gonna kick your butt glares ensued. The owners had been trying to quiet them all night but didn't want to reach the point of asking them to either pipe down or leave, obviously. Hence the escalation.

What would you 'Hownders have done? I understand people trying to have fun, and being sauced, but should I have just taking a "grin and bear it" tact? My date thought so--yeah, forgot that part, it led to ME fighting with my girlfriend! Sheez...

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