All-you-can-eat buffets are a great way to go out with friends or family and make sure everyone can eat what they want. They often have an assortment of different cuisines, and nobody is going to leave still hungry.
Working at an all-you-can-eat buffet is not always as eating at one, however. Below you will find some particularly striking horror stories from those working at buffets and the customers they had to deal with.
Reddit user u/Tristanmemes123 asked:
Losing things is never pleasant, but it hurts even more when the item is particularly valuable.
If these responses are any indicator, sentimental value is so much more important than monetary value.
Reddit user u/crick-crick asked:
Our perceptions rule our lives. The way we perceive the world around us affects all of the decisions we make. Sometimes these perceptions can lead us a bit astray, though.
We tend to think that things we hear about or encounter frequently are common, but many things are quite a bit rarer than we think.
Reddit user u/Nox_aac asked:
Hindsight is 20/20, and it's really easy to see where you went wrong after the fact. Sometimes it's nice to try to save someone else from making the same mistakes you did.
Unfortunately, a lot of things don't seem like the good advice they are until after you've already messed up.
Reddit user u/B00FI asked:
Humans are great at pattern recognition, and these patterns of daily life can often be comforting. Waking up and having the first cup of coffee of the day is a pattern that many people enjoy, and often signals a great day.
The phrase "We need to talk," has been the start of many an uncomfortable conversation though, so most people recognize it as an omen of awkwardness to come.
Reddit user u/AtbBerare asked: