Metaphor of the day: Man who was promised all-you-can-eat fish still hungry

posted at 8:21 pm on May 17, 2012 by Allahpundit

To cleanse the palate, via Ace’s site, behold as the western world comes to grips with the unsustainability of the welfare state. And to think, some say OWS is dead.

Could be worse, though. At the Athens location for “Chuck’s Place,” they throw molotov cocktails when you cut them off at 20 pieces.


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Lose some weight, pig-boy.

Pork-Chop on May 17, 2012 at 8:24 PM

Well look at the size of him.

30 fish…tops..
OK…
Appetizer..

Electrongod on May 17, 2012 at 8:25 PM

…Eric Holder to the rescue!
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it’s the ECONOMY stupid…!!!

KOOLAID2 on May 17, 2012 at 8:26 PM

Sorry sonny, but that IS all you can eat.

CrazyGene on May 17, 2012 at 8:26 PM

what a dick…get a life fishstickboy.

and if i was chuck, i’d never let this parasite in my joint again

DrW on May 17, 2012 at 8:27 PM

If his friend didn’t pay for all-you-can-eat and he was giving his friend fish than he is in the wrong. If he was eating all the fish himself then the restaurant should stop telling people they can have all the fish they can eat if they don’t intend to follow through.

Mark1971 on May 17, 2012 at 8:28 PM

Been done by Homer Simpson about 20 years ago to the sea captain. All they need is Lionel Hutz to represent him and he could be the shaved gorilla in the window.

tjexcite on May 17, 2012 at 8:28 PM

Guy has a coronary and guess who he’ll sue.

GarandFan on May 17, 2012 at 8:30 PM

So..at times he can’t afford his bill and the restaurant lets him go anyway….

I blame Chuck for creating a Moochelle…

Electrongod on May 17, 2012 at 8:33 PM

Angry Fat man
who runs a tab cause he can’t
pay his bill?

STFU and GTFO.

“Im just a charity case, buy me something to eat..I’ll pay you at another time”
Guns and Roses~

bazil9 on May 17, 2012 at 8:34 PM

I have never been to an all-you-can-eat place that did not have the stipulation that you could not share your food.

This guy must be a libbie.

If his friend didn’t pay for all-you-can-eat and he was giving his friend fish than he is in the wrong. If he was eating all the fish himself then the restaurant should stop telling people they can have all the fish they can eat if they don’t intend to follow through.

Mark1971 on May 17, 2012 at 8:28 PM

This exactly.

sage0925 on May 17, 2012 at 8:34 PM

Wow, this guy has absolutely no shame. Reminds me of those airline passengers who act like their civil rights have been violated because they were asked to buy another seat so their rolls wouldn’t spill over onto their neighbors lap. You’d think they would be too embarrassed to want it reported in the national media.

updog on May 17, 2012 at 8:36 PM

Wisthful thinking.

Curtiss on May 17, 2012 at 8:37 PM

As a server in college-
I served a$$ holes like him at OG. All you can eat soup,salad and breadnsticks.
Then they leave you a $1 after you ran your ass off and they gulped down there slop-eating like it was a trough.

I’m sure she is glad he is outta..bet he isn’t a great tipper.

bazil9 on May 17, 2012 at 8:37 PM

Anybody who can’t take the time to make a better protest sign than that deserves to lose.

No fish for you!

profitsbeard on May 17, 2012 at 8:37 PM

Lionel Hutz: Now, Mrs. Simpson, tell the court in your own words what happened after you and your husband were ejected out of the restaurant.
Marge: Well, we pretty much went straight home.
Lionel Hutz: Mrs. Simpson, remember that you are under oath.
Marge: We drove around until three in the morning looking for another open all-you-can-eat seafood restaurant.
Lionel Hutz: And when you couldn’t find one?
Marge: [crying] We… went… fishing.
Lionel Hutz: Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, do these sound like the actions of a man whose had ALL he could eat?

JohnBrown on May 17, 2012 at 8:39 PM

Wow, this guy has absolutely no shame. Reminds me of those airline passengers who act like their civil rights have been violated because they were asked to buy another seat so their rolls wouldn’t spill over onto their neighbors lap. You’d think they would be too embarrassed to want it reported in the national media.

updog on May 17, 2012 at 8:36 PM

I blame Walmart for providing free motorized carts..

Well…

Partial blame..
Their heart was in the right place…

That’s how this all starts..

Electrongod on May 17, 2012 at 8:40 PM

Anybody who can’t take the time to make a better protest sign than that deserves to lose.

No fish for you!

profitsbeard on May 17, 2012 at 8:37 PM

He didn’t even have any good chants, either.

Curtiss on May 17, 2012 at 8:40 PM

All you can eat is all you can eat, but if he was sharing his food that violates the deal right there. Aside from that the guy is a douchebag for picketing a restaurant that offered him a compromise and let him run a tab when he was low. I knew a couple of stoners once who got threw out of an all you can eat rib place. The owner refunded their money as it was cheaper than trying to keep stuffing them.

Southernblogger on May 17, 2012 at 8:42 PM

This guy looks like Chris Christie.

Omega_Rage on May 17, 2012 at 8:43 PM

…was he sharing his food with Chris Christie?

KOOLAID2 on May 17, 2012 at 8:43 PM

Mix in a salad and a can of Slim Fast there whale belly…

hillsoftx on May 17, 2012 at 8:44 PM

This guy looks like Chris Christie.

Omega_Rage on May 17, 2012 at 8:43 PM

…was he sharing his food with Chris Christie?

KOOLAID2 on May 17, 2012 at 8:43 PM

…no!…I was not peeking!

KOOLAID2 on May 17, 2012 at 8:44 PM

Electrongod on May 17, 2012 at 8:40 PM

And the only disability I ever see on those carts is that the person averages about 350-400 pounds.

Southernblogger on May 17, 2012 at 8:45 PM

This guy looks like Chris Christie.

Omega_Rage on May 17, 2012 at 8:43 PM

Sort of..

If this guy had a tingle up his leg…
He would burn 50 calories…

Electrongod on May 17, 2012 at 8:45 PM

And the only disability I ever see on those carts is that the person averages about 350-400 pounds.

Southernblogger on May 17, 2012 at 8:45 PM

Amen..

Electrongod on May 17, 2012 at 8:45 PM

Okay, first off, PICKETING a restaurant over not getting enough fish? I mean, even if the restaurant were totally in the wrong, I have better things to do with my time than to picket them. I’d just not go back.

Second, the restaurant offered to let him take a different, more expensive variety of fish that would not normally be included to make up for the inconvenience, and he refused.

Third, even when you advertise “all you can eat,” you can’t always anticipate what a particular night’s demand will be. It is possible to legitimately run out.

But, having said all that, I think the restaurant was foolish about the bill. If I had been the manager, I wouldn’t have asked him to pay in the first place, given the circumstances. But even if I had, when he refused to pay, I’d let it go. I certainly wouldn’t call the cops. That was a gross overreaction.

Shump on May 17, 2012 at 8:48 PM

Simpson’s did it! Simpson’s did it!

thebombdiggity on May 17, 2012 at 8:48 PM

Michael Moore to the rescue ? Or is that too much a whale tale ?

William Amos on May 17, 2012 at 8:50 PM

“You here four hour…you go home now…you scaring my wife…it says ‘all you can eat’ but not forever.”

AubieJon on May 17, 2012 at 8:51 PM

“Im just a charity case, buy me something to eat..I’ll pay you at another time”
Guns and Roses~

bazil9 on May 17, 2012 at 8:34 PM

“I will gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today.”

Wimpy

Finbar on May 17, 2012 at 8:51 PM

More chins than a Chinese phonebook.

50sGuy on May 17, 2012 at 8:52 PM

To cleanse the palate,….

With this guy…
There is no time to cleanse the palate..

Electrongod on May 17, 2012 at 9:01 PM

False advertizing?

All-you-can-eat does not mean all-they-can-eat!

OldEnglish on May 17, 2012 at 9:02 PM

He’s a perfect candidate for an OWS protester…..in Toledo

Rovin on May 17, 2012 at 9:02 PM

“you are a disgusting fat body, Private Pyle!”

Hartman

CorporatePiggy on May 17, 2012 at 9:03 PM

The owner of the restaurant should have handed him a fishing pole and pointed him towards the sea…

HotAirian on May 17, 2012 at 9:04 PM

I would gladly pay you tuesday . . . . .

listens2glenn on May 17, 2012 at 9:10 PM

Look on the bright side. Maybe all that picketing will actually help this blimp lose some weight.

This guy looks like Chris Christie.

Omega_Rage on May 17, 2012 at 8:43 PM

Not really. You can find Christie actually doing some important work.

The fact that he hasn’t smashed any windows is an indicator that he isn’t a union leader.

Kingfisher on May 17, 2012 at 9:12 PM

Obviously this restaurant should have taught this poor man to fish instead of feeding him.

The owner of the restaurant should have handed him a fishing pole and pointed him towards the sea…

HotAirian on May 17, 2012 at 9:04 PM

Beat me to it…………

Koa on May 17, 2012 at 9:13 PM

JohnBrown on May 17, 2012 at 8:39 PM

“Y’aargh! Come for the freak! Stay for the food!” – the Sea Captain

CatchAll on May 17, 2012 at 9:14 PM

FREELOADER. Get a job.

Capitalist Hog on May 17, 2012 at 9:19 PM

It’s obvious that the owner of the restaurant is part of the 1%. After all, we all deserve to eat all the free fish we want! (/OWS)

I wonder if PETA will decide to join the picketing now that it went national? In a way, I hope so because that will double or triple the restaurant’s customers.

Kingfisher on May 17, 2012 at 9:19 PM

Looks like my buddy Bazil9 is in a rant mood tonight, hehe, you get um girl………see ya at QOTD…;)

angrymike on May 17, 2012 at 9:20 PM

Between Michael Moore and this guy, why does the media always gravitate toward the extremely fat slobs?

Kingfisher on May 17, 2012 at 9:22 PM

NO FISH FOR YOU…ONE YEAR……..;-)

angrymike on May 17, 2012 at 9:23 PM

I’m sure this has been posted, butt…. Standard Chinese Food Restaurant sign:

“ALL YOU CAN EAT NOT MEAN
STAY HERE ALL DAY
YOU EAT YOU GET OUT”

Key West Reader on May 17, 2012 at 9:32 PM

ALL YOU CAN EAT BUFFET
NOT MEAN YOU EAT ALL DAY

YOU EAT
YOU GET OUT

$Fankyou$ very much

Key West Reader on May 17, 2012 at 9:33 PM

OK, I’m goin’

Nite, all

Key West Reader on May 17, 2012 at 9:33 PM

waitress liz looks out of it, lol

gemini on May 17, 2012 at 9:34 PM

Catfish? Bream? Bass? Saltwater varieties? Flounder? Tuna?

SouthernGent on May 17, 2012 at 9:36 PM

I would have let him finish, and the when he went to leave, I would have informed him and his pal that they were no longer welcome in the place. “We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone”–get his mangy a$$ out and never let it back in. Bad publicity could become expensive, and once the cops have to come, if there’s a fracas you might lose more in busted plates, tables and other collateral damage than you would have lost in stuffing his lousy face that one last time.

smellthecoffee on May 17, 2012 at 9:40 PM

Doesn’t even pay his freakin bill and he’s out there picketing.

JellyToast on May 17, 2012 at 9:46 PM

But even if I had, when he refused to pay, I’d let it go. I certainly wouldn’t call the cops. That was a gross overreaction.

Shump on May 17, 2012 at 8:48 PM

Instead, Mr Wisth called the police.

Mr Wisth is the fat guy!!

pain train on May 17, 2012 at 9:48 PM

Been done by Homer Simpson about 20 years ago to the sea captain. All they need is Lionel Hutz to represent him and he could be the shaved gorilla in the window.

tjexcite on May 17, 2012 at 8:28 PM

Here you go.

V7_Sport on May 17, 2012 at 10:06 PM

Lionel Hutz: Now, Mrs. Simpson, tell the court in your own words what happened after you and your husband were ejected out of the restaurant.
Marge: Well, we pretty much went straight home.
Lionel Hutz: Mrs. Simpson, remember that you are under oath.
Marge: We drove around until three in the morning looking for another open all-you-can-eat seafood restaurant.
Lionel Hutz: And when you couldn’t find one?
Marge: [crying] We… went… fishing.
Lionel Hutz: Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, do these sound like the actions of a man whose had ALL he could eat?

Tis no man!

libfreeordie on May 17, 2012 at 10:11 PM

This guy is a Wisconsin Democrat, or I’ll eat that greasy hat he’s wearing!

El Salsero on May 17, 2012 at 10:13 PM

I say we teach a fat man to fish and he’ll eat without silly picketing of restaurants.

Warner Todd Huston on May 17, 2012 at 10:37 PM

Get a hobby

CW on May 17, 2012 at 10:38 PM

Reminded me of this. “You too fat! You go home now!” Heh.

29Victor on May 17, 2012 at 10:54 PM

Doesn’t even pay his freakin bill and he’s out there picketing.

JellyToast on May 17, 2012 at 9:46 PM

Give someone a handout long enough and they begin to think they’re entitled to it.

29Victor on May 17, 2012 at 10:54 PM

Between Michael Moore and this guy, why does the media always gravitate toward the extremely fat slobs?

Kingfisher on May 17, 2012 at 9:22 PM

Because they generate their own gravity.

James on May 17, 2012 at 11:16 PM

I agree with him. ALL YOU CAN EAT is exactly that, he could have eaten more and wanted to and was turned away. He shouldn’t have to pay if he paid for all he can eat and got turned away from anymore. The sign doesn’t say “all you can eat up to 20 pieces of fish” or “all you can eat as long as you don’t weigh over 250lbs”. The resturant should offer him a free dinner of all the fish he can eat between the hours listed on the sign. If you want to advertise all you can eat you can’t turn people away if they want more. The cops should have sighted the resturant for false advertising.

Dollayo on May 18, 2012 at 12:32 AM

Entitlement Class: I can’t pay the bill, so run me a tab, I’ll pay you later. Now, give me more now or I’ll tell people how you are ripping me off.

goflyers on May 18, 2012 at 12:41 AM

This guy is probably not one of Michelle Oboma’s favorites..hahah
Hogs get fate. Pigs get slaughtered.
This guy is a pig, plain and simple.

Art on May 18, 2012 at 2:50 AM

“‘Tis no man. ‘Tis a remorseless eatin’ machine!” – Captain McAllister

curved space on May 18, 2012 at 5:35 AM

It’s mokes like this that give the rest of us (gravitationally-enhanced Americans) a bad rap. The vast (yeah, I meant that) majority of us are considerate and decent and would recoil (eventually) at the thought of making such a spectacle of ourselves. Despite our girth, we don’t seek to draw attention like a fat planet draws moons. There may be more than one reason why we look like Weebles, but acting like a pig is purely a matter of choice.

swinia sutki on May 18, 2012 at 6:45 AM

On the positive side, the exercise this moron is getting “picketing” the restaurant can’t hurt. But seriously, two days of protesting over a fish dinner? Clearly not a Scott Walker supporter.

Happy Nomad on May 18, 2012 at 7:57 AM

They’re paying for it, you eat it! – Hartman

Imrahil on May 18, 2012 at 9:00 AM

The sign in the photo clearly says “ALL U CAN EAT” Apparently, this guy can eat more than U, but that’s not Chuck’s fault.

BlueCollarAstronaut on May 18, 2012 at 9:26 AM

Probably the most exercise the boy has ever had.

MNHawk on May 18, 2012 at 9:30 AM

I agree with him. ALL YOU CAN EAT is exactly that, he could have eaten more and wanted to and was turned away. He shouldn’t have to pay if he paid for all he can eat and got turned away from anymore. The sign doesn’t say “all you can eat up to 20 pieces of fish” or “all you can eat as long as you don’t weigh over 250lbs”. The resturant should offer him a free dinner of all the fish he can eat between the hours listed on the sign. If you want to advertise all you can eat you can’t turn people away if they want more. The cops should have sighted the resturant for false advertising.

Dollayo on May 18, 2012 at 12:32 AM

I’ve been in more than one ‘all you can eat’ establishment and there is sometimes a time limit of two hours.
The fact of the sign is to imply reasonable people a reasonable bargain for a large meal.
This guy is the epitome of the ‘FAT AMERICAN’ who is arrogant enough to COMPLAIN when he can no longer GORGE himself. Not eat, but GORGE.
Is he supposed to be a 99%er? Because it seems to me, he’s can share his weight.
“At some time, you ate enough food”./
…or made enough money, same difference

askwhatif on May 18, 2012 at 9:40 AM

Just wondering if this is an elaborate viral marketing scheme to get everyone to visit Chuck’s All-You-Can-Eat.

DarthBrooks on May 18, 2012 at 10:18 AM

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day…
Teach a man to fish and he will eat for the rest of his life.

Build a man a fire and he will be warm for a day…
Light a man on fire and he will be warm for the rest of his life.

Or in Bill’s case he will provide enough energy to fire a 5 megawatt electrical plant for 3 days.

Kuffar on May 18, 2012 at 10:26 AM

“Come see bottomless Pete. Nature’s cruelest mistake”.

V-rod on May 18, 2012 at 11:44 AM

Metaphor, indeed!!

Thing is, if the patrons of a restaurant get too greedy, then the business can decide to no longer offer the All-you-can-eat.

Not so easy with the welfare programs. So, greed can continue unchecked. At least, until the gov’t admits they can’t continue borrowing forever.

That day is coming.

Pablo Snooze on May 18, 2012 at 11:49 AM

At some point, I think you’ve eaten enough food. – Obama

I wish. Now, there would be a metaphor.

Pablo Snooze on May 18, 2012 at 11:53 AM

I know a guy who skips breakfast and lunch in order to eat at an ‘all you can eat’(AUCE) place. Their food and service are quite good, imo. They have an AYCE menu, and an a la carte menu. I was there the night he brought his date and another couple. He took the AYCE, and they took the a la carte. The manager finally noticed, and very quietly asked him and his friends to stop. They refused.

I was at the next table, and finally I stood up and said ‘You know, eating restaurant food you don’t pay for is called stealing’. The owner should call the police. They paid and left. The owner later told me that the guy was doing that a couple of times a month, except that lately he was coming in a couple of times a week. Jerks need to be notified that others don’t appreciate their behavior.

dahni on May 18, 2012 at 1:43 PM

Oops… I forgot in the above post to state that he was bringing 2-3 plates of food and sharing with the others; then going back for 2-3 more plates. Not even trying to hide what they were doing.

dahni on May 18, 2012 at 1:46 PM

Wow, this guy has absolutely no shame. Reminds me of those airline passengers who act like their civil rights have been violated because they were asked to buy another seat so their rolls wouldn’t spill over onto their neighbors lap. You’d think they would be too embarrassed to want it reported in the national media.

updog on May 17, 2012 at 8:36 PM

Exactly! I had a flight recently in a small RJ (2 seats each side) and got stuck next to a woman with a butt so big she spilled over into my seat (luckily I had the aisle). I jammed the center armrest down over her butt, squashing her back to her side so I had my seat to myself. To her credit, she said nothing. But I will not share the seat I paid for unless they share my cost.

More on topic – we have a new sushi place nearby that has an all-you-can-eat meal ($25). They specifically state on the menu – no sharing, no takeout/leftovers, if you order something and don’t eat it you pay additional full price for what is not eaten. And I noticed when I got it that the sushi pieces (the fish part) are smaller than regular pieces, so you get a higher proportion of rice with each piece.

dentarthurdent on May 18, 2012 at 2:12 PM

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day…
Teach a man to fish and he will eat for the rest of his life.
Kuffar on May 18, 2012 at 10:26 AM

Sorry, but I have to correct this one:
Teach a man to fish and he will eat sit in a boat drinking beer for the rest of his life.

dentarthurdent on May 18, 2012 at 2:15 PM