You’ve met that guy……
The father-of-the-bride who walks around reminding everyone that he is the father-of-the-bride; commenting on “the sales contract this”, and “the sales contract that”, and the “event manager said I could do this”. He’s the one who isn’t paying the bill…the groom is.
The guy who yells because there are not enough seats at his table for his “uninvited” guest and demands a seat be added. The empty seat across the table is just not good enough.
The guy who insists he take three meals home with him. He DID pay for an entire table, and he should get the meals that his absent guests aren’t eating. He doesn’t understand why you won’t send food home with him that has been sitting in a hotbox for four hours. He doesn’t understand at all.
The guy who “forgot” to RSVP and now has to sit with people he doesn’t know. He thinks he should get drinks on the house for the inconvenience.
The guy who struts down the back hallway while service is going on because “he knows the contact.”
The guy who insists on eating chicken when the bride and groom only ordered steak and fish. He doesn’t understand why his food comes out after everyone else. Hotels should have pre-cooked chicken sauced and plated lying around, waiting just for him!
The guy who feels the need to tell you how disappointed the contact is in the service, food, and drinks…but the contact doesn’t know who you are, sir.
The guy who finds it ludicrous that you would be closing the bars six hours after they opened.
- He’s the same guy that “offers” to keep the bar open with his own credit card.
- The same guy you escort out of the ballroom only 15 minutes later because he is now threatening your job and can’t stand up.
- The same guy who tells you that you are nothing as he is backing his way out of the building.
- The same guy who ends up with a DUI because you might or might not have reported his license plate number to the police who stopped by to visit.
You’ve met him. The guy who got an invitation and became “King of the World.”
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