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Tacky or Rude???

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Tacky or Rude???

Is it rude to take turns standing in line at a buffet. We are going with a couple for their first time and I thought we could give each other a break and rotate and go gamble or walk around while the other two wait in line. It will be Easter Sunday so I’m thinking it’s going to be a long line.

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1. Re: Tacky or Rude???

I think if a pair of you is in line and only one other couple joins you (I personally hate it when a MASS of people get to jump in), this is fine and wouldn't be considered rude - especially if it's clear to people that you're not just bumping into them and letting them in, but that you all plan to dine together and have been waiting for them to join you in line.

Enjoy your trip!

Las Vegas, NV
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2. Re: Tacky or Rude???

I don't see why it would matter, unless you're planning to get separate tables.

blacksburg va
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3. Re: Tacky or Rude???

its no too bad,but its mor about the impression those behind you get. sometimes it looks like friends just show up and get to cut in line,but i guess 1 person being casual about it wont cause much grumbling behind you

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4. Re: Tacky or Rude???

Maybe if you can just give the people behind you a heads up that two more people will be joing you in line, than that may smooth out the situation a bit. just so no one thinks that their cutting in front of the line.

Derby, UK
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5. Re: Tacky or Rude???

I dont see why not, the only place this kind of thing is considered rude and also bugs the hell out of us, is here in the United Kingdom.

For years us Brits have been world leaders in civilized, stiff upper lipped queuing . ... and getting left behind!........lol

Orlando, Florida
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6. Re: Tacky or Rude???

I would suggest all arriving and standing in the line for a few minutes together. It's mildly annoying when you've got a couple in front of you that turns into 4 (or more) out of nowhere. But if the people around you know you're 4 ahead of time, I can't see it being bothersome if you swap out.

cleveland,oh
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7. Re: Tacky or Rude???

Why would it matter what other people think, for crying out loud

you are waiting in a line like cattle going to an all you can eat

buffett for $4.99

Las Vegas, NV
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8. Re: Tacky or Rude???

Really, it doesn't matter. Someone might get annoyed by it, but they need to get over it. It will have zero effect on how long it takes them to get seated.

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9. Re: Tacky or Rude???

I agree with Reecee & Josh just give the people behind you the heads up about your friends.LOL 499 cattle buffett.

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10. Re: Tacky or Rude???

If you're all eating together at one table it really doesn't matter. But if you're holding a place in line for 4 couples all requesting separate tables, well I'd get angry if I was behind you in line. I'd probably start calling you names and throwing things. But that's just me.

Hey, what does it matter in the end. You'll never see these people again, be as rude and tacky as you like. Vegas is the place for it. *wink*