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'Pay Your Age' Prix Fixe

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by Margaret, Jul 7, 2006.

  1. Margaret

    Margaret Senior member

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    Am I just a grouchy old man, or is this a slightly obnoxious promotion? [​IMG]

     


  2. Bradford

    Bradford Current Events Moderator

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    Why is this obnoxious?

    I actually find it kind of refreshing to hear about a place that doesn't automatically give a "senior discount". As a younger man, I was quite often annoyed by seniors arriving at movies, restaurants and other events in much nicer vehicles than me and then receiving a discount on their bill.
     


  3. montecristo#4

    montecristo#4 Senior member

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    Seems like a good way to encourage a younger, more attractive clientele.
     


  4. Renault78law

    Renault78law Senior member

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    Seems like a good way to encourage a younger, more attractive clientele.
    My thoughts exactly. Kind of clever.
     


  5. Margaret

    Margaret Senior member

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    Why is this obnoxious?

    I actually find it kind of refreshing to hear about a place that doesn't automatically give a "senior discount". As a younger man, I was quite often annoyed by seniors arriving at movies, restaurants and other events in much nicer vehicles than me and then receiving a discount on their bill.


    A young friend and I have the same meal, but he pays $25.00, and I pay... (*cough*) $27.00? Okay, so if it's normally a $45.00 meal, I can't really complain about his 'extra discount, but it still seems like a dubious pitch to make to... um... those older people. [​IMG]
     


  6. Bradford

    Bradford Current Events Moderator

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    A young friend and I have the same meal, but he pays $25.00, and I pay... (*cough*) $27.00? Okay, so if it's normally a $45.00 meal, I can't really complain about his 'extra discount, but it still seems like a dubious pitch to make to... um... those older people. [​IMG]

    Oh quit whining - if I was at dinner, I'd pay $38 this month, $39 next month [​IMG] [​IMG]
     


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    DNW Senior member

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    Do they serve better food for the old geezers?
     


  8. TrojanGarb

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    I wish more restaurants did this! Yay youth, sign me up.
     


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    Do they serve better food for the old geezers?
    No but they cut it up for you. [​IMG]
     


  10. LabelKing

    LabelKing Senior member

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    Do they serve better food for the old geezers?
    I suspect it includes a pill cocktail.
     


  11. kronik

    kronik Senior member

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    I am so, unbelievably, for this. [​IMG]

    I'm also 25.

    Let's be realistic - the older you are, the more time you've had to amass any sort of wealth, for lack of a better term. I realize that part of promoting a "good work ethic" and whatnot is so that you too can eat 65 dollar meals one day, after you've worked for awhile. [​IMG] Even still, anything that gets me meals cheaper is A-OK in my book.
     


  12. royal618

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    Depends on the quality of the food. Sounds a little gimmicky to me, gimmicky in the way you buy a one cent beer at 7.01pm up to 60c at 8am.

    Ahh... university life.
     


  13. Brian SD

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    $25 for a meal is way too much, in any case. What a rip-off.
     


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    $25 for a meal is way too much, in any case. What a rip-off.


    Agreed.
     


  15. royal618

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    Agreed.

    Say what?

    How can you judge?

    What happens when you go for dinner at somewhere like Tetsuyas and the meal for one person in excess of US$150?
     


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