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How To Prevent the Waitstaff From Singing "Happy Birthday" To You

Watch more Happy Birthday Tips videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Prevent the waitstaff from singing 'Happy Birthday ' to you with these strategies. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Keep quiet Forbid anyone at your table from:a) mentioning that it's your birthday; b) bringing a cake to the restaurant; c) asking the server to put a candle in your dessert. Step 2: Confront your waiter If someone slips, approach your server nicely and make your wishes known. If you're comfortable with your lying skills, confide that you are in the first months of intense therapy for attention-phobia and that you could conceivably "flip out." Tip Punctuate this exchange by pressing a crisp, folded bill into their palm. The amount should correlate with how much you don't want them to sing. Step 3: Pretend you're a reviewer When your server is at the table pouring wine or clearing plates, say something to your companions that suggests you are a restaurant reviewer. They're usually exempt from such silliness. Step 4: Reinforce your request Reinforce your request before dessert by intercepting your server on your way to the restroom and letting him or her know that a big tip is in the balance. Tip Hint that you'd love a free "Happy Birthday" dessert or drink in lieu of the singing. Step 5: Walk out If all else fails, simply stand up and leave the moment they start singing. Now who looks foolish? Did You Know? Baggers, a restaurant in Nuremberg, Germany, has replaced live waiters with a fully-automated ordering and delivery system.
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