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On 10/29/99 10:38:09 PM, DJ Lost wrote:
>Ok, I went to Cheddar's for
>dinner. Its your typical
>wanna-be-irish-pub-type theme
>restaurant. What great burgers
>and nachos, btw. {G}
>Anyway, my husband and I sat
>down at a quiet table for
>two.. five minutes into the
>meal this family walks in and
>gets seated at a large table
>right next to us.
>One kid, two kid (red fish
>blue fish), three... no four..
>wait... I lost count.
>Finally- when they all sat
>down the Kiddy-Count came up
>to an astonishing 8!!!!
>Well, my husband and I figured
>"we're in for it now"... and
>the parents of this tribe
>looked at us with warm, but
>nervous smiles and said.. "And
>you thought you were going to
>have a nice quiet dinner.."
>We all laughed but in the back
>of our heads we were thinking
>"UH OH!".
>What do you know. Every child,
>from ages ranging from 6
>months to 12 years old, sat
>quietly, were polite and
>waited for their sibling to
>"list" off their dinner order
>before "listing" their own
>I was absolutely AMAZED! When
>most can't control one... this
>couple sat with 8 happy,
>behaved children. I just
>wanted to share this with you
>all!!!!! I should have had a
>cam-corder with me, cause no
>one will believe it!!LOL

Sure hope that you made it a point to tell them that is was a pleasure dining with such well behaved children.


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