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Great moments in parenting


We were eating at our favorite Tex-Mex hangout yesterday evening, when a couple and their 8-ish daughter arrived and slid into the next booth.

The girl immediately starting playing a game or video on her cellphone at ear-splitting volume. After several minutes even the parents evidently began getting fed up, because I heard her father say "Starting that shit again? I'm gonna kick your ass."

After brief griping and resistance, the kid turned down the volume.

Not pretty - but hey, it worked.
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We were eating at our favorite Tex-Mex hangout yesterday evening, when a couple and their 8-ish daughter arrived and slid into the next booth.

The girl immediately starting playing a game or video on her cellphone at ear-splitting volume. After several minutes even the parents evidently began getting fed up, because I heard her father say "Starting that shit again? I'm gonna kick your ass."

After brief griping and resistance, the kid turned down the volume.

Not pretty - but hey, it worked.
I'd have asked the server to bring the guy the dessert of his choice (flan or deep-fried ice cream, IIRC), on me.
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Not me. I'd be too annoyed at him for allowing the brat to be playing audio loudly enough that it was being inflicted on other customers. It needed to be turned OFF, not just down. If others could still hear it, she was still being rude.

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