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Ossumpei
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Re: Oddball Question

#244396 1 year, 7 months ago
I'm of the same school as Allison on this one.

I think that's why I asked in the first place, it seem asymetrical.

And eating is why you're there. Don't you bump elbows or feel crowded when you're on the same side.
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i_be_sublime
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Re: Oddball Question

#244431 1 year, 7 months ago
Two souls in communion?
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Re: Oddball Question

#244433 1 year, 7 months ago
o.k o.k. THEY LOVE EACH OTHER!
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Re: Oddball Question

#244434 1 year, 7 months ago
Some people don't go to restaurants just to eat.....
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Re: Oddball Question

#244435 1 year, 7 months ago
i_be_sublime wrote:
o.k o.k. THEY LOVE EACH OTHER!


both are my favorite I am such a mooch
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Re: Oddball Question

#244446 1 year, 7 months ago
Ossumpei wrote:
In a four seat booth both parties sit on the same side of the booth, leaving the other side empty.

Being crowded doesn't play into it.

Maybe at the Cowgirl Hall of Fame the girls may group up like that, but at McSorley's Ale House? Or any one of the famed Blarney Stone pubs...

McSorley's and even the various Blarney Stone's are old school. They don't do anything based on modern standards.
You can fit more people into a dive if people sit side by side. You don't think that plays into a dive owner (in the Big Apple's) thinking? This may also be difficult to process. When some people go eat dinner with a date, there primary focus is on being close to their date not on whether they can eat without bumping elbows. In other words some people need to work on their priority list.
Ossumpei
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Re: Oddball Question

#244450 1 year, 7 months ago
nycdave wrote:
Ossumpei wrote:
In a four seat booth both parties sit on the same side of the booth, leaving the other side empty.

Being crowded doesn't play into it.

Maybe at the Cowgirl Hall of Fame the girls may group up like that, but at McSorley's Ale House? Or any one of the famed Blarney Stone pubs...

McSorley's and even the various Blarney Stone's are old school. They don't do anything based on modern standards.
You can fit more people into a dive if people sit side by side. You don't think that plays into a dive owner (in the Big Apple's) thinking? This may also be difficult to process. When some people go eat dinner with a date, there primary focus is on being close to their date not on whether they can eat without bumping elbows. In other words some people need to work on their priority list.


Still, if its your table then its yours, two seated on the same side and the other side open. I know they try to cram all the tables they can into a place in the city, just look at the Carnegie Deli. When, if ever do you see two on the same side of the booth and the other side empty? They never showed that on Seinfeld, and to my recollection I never saw it in the city anywhere. It may happen on occasion in a Jersey or Brooklyn diner, but they don't play that in Canarsie.

And you can love each other while your all the way on the other side of the booth. Is is going to kill you to have a table between you for an hour.

Now, driving down the road in a pickup truck is one thing. Except for the safety issue of no seat belt I can see why people would do that.

And what do they do besides eat and talk Splatterface?
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kevin
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Re: Oddball Question

#244468 1 year, 7 months ago
Is it possible they were conjoined twins?

that would explain a lot
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brokenarrow
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Re: Oddball Question

#244476 1 year, 7 months ago
If the wife and I go out with friends she sits beside me. If we are out with kids she sits beside me. Its nice to have her right there beside me......but when we are just us we sit across from each other....so certain instances could change my place setting...
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Ossumpei
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Re: Oddball Question

#244482 1 year, 7 months ago
I love my sweetie and we do a lot of stuff together, but we never even thought of sitting on the same side of the booth like that.

I saw a couple doing it and I just wondered why.

And for the record you will notice that most people sit across from each other.
Almost all do.
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Re: Oddball Question

#244494 1 year, 7 months ago
Luckily I married me a wife that doesn't care about such things I would fail horribly at making the right choice in that situation even with a 50/50 chance

That's funny though man I never thought about it!!
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Re: Oddball Question

#244498 1 year, 7 months ago
Ossumpei wrote:
Have you ever been to a restaurant and see a couple on a date, and they both are sitting on the same side of the booth?

What exactly is up with that anyway? You would think they would sit on opposite sides and look at each other and talk..


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