What would you do if someone gave you the finger?

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  1. Stevennix2001 profile image91
    Stevennix2001posted 8 years ago

    I think i'm starting to run out of ideas for your folks to talk about.  however, here's a good one.  your at a bar, and you ask for another drink then the bar tender responds by giving you the bird so to speak.  what would you do?

    1. Origin profile image59
      Originposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Nothing, it's never bothered me. smile

    2. waynet profile image73
      waynetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I would clothes line the idiot and do some cool wrestling move that throws him all along the bar like in a movie and grab a few bottles, then say see ya later alligator!

    3. leeberttea profile image50
      leebertteaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Well for one, I wouldn't leave him a tip! Of course no one does such a thing without reason, so it's hard to say exactly what I would do. It depends on the circumstances.

    4. qwark profile image56
      qwarkposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      One good turn deserves another...:-)

    5. goldenpath profile image71
      goldenpathposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Order a milk instead....
      http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys/smiley-laughing006.gif

    6. kpzie profile image69
      kpzieposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I'l jst ignore...

    7. profile image0
      pinkyleeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      give the bird back double and laugh about it

    8. aurorajade profile image53
      aurorajadeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      tell them God bless you too.

    9. profile image0
      cosetteposted 7 years agoin reply to this



      i'd walk up to him and go, loudly 'um, excuse me, but did you just flip me off? why would you do that? is your boss around? i would like to talk to him. in the meantime, i would like you to make me a SoHo martini and don't forget to flame the orange peel. oh, and could you make that on the house please? thanks so much.'

      then i would watch him the whole time to make sure he didn't spit in it :}

      1. camlo profile image86
        camloposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        What if he is the boss?

    10. Tom Cornett profile image79
      Tom Cornettposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I would shout,"I'm not your boyfriend...so quit showing me that big finger!"  smile

    11. profile image0
      sandra rinckposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Say, "No thanks but I am flattered!" smile

    12. mythbuster profile image79
      mythbusterposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Ask, in my best "Jigsaw" voice...

      "Bartender, Do you want to play a game?"

      smile

    13. TIMETRAVELER2 profile image97
      TIMETRAVELER2posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I'd ask him if it represented his age or his IQ!

  2. blondepoet profile image68
    blondepoetposted 8 years ago

    Hop over the bar and make it myself smile

    1. profile image0
      mtsi1098posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I agree...then I would hope back over, drink the drink, hop again and get another smile

  3. Stevennix2001 profile image91
    Stevennix2001posted 8 years ago

    wow, you guys are sure being nice about it.  personally if it were me, i'd either walk out or i punch the guy in the face.  lol.  i guess i've been hanging around king larry too much these days.

    1. blondepoet profile image68
      blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Oh yes King Larry he has a way of corrupting even the most innocent smile

    2. Origin profile image59
      Originposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I think it's because I grew up with so many vulgar friends that flicking each other off was almost a tradition. It's just a finger to me, it doesn't mean anything to me anymore.

    3. the pink umbrella profile image77
      the pink umbrellaposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      i would ask to speak to the manager and hopefully get them fired. Not everyone is nasty when prevoked, some people are just fowl people in general.

  4. Shil1978 profile image92
    Shil1978posted 8 years ago

    It's never bothered me either - I'd just ignore!

  5. blake4d profile image60
    blake4dposted 8 years ago

    Personally, I don't have enough middle fingers...Blake4d

  6. earnestshub profile image88
    earnestshubposted 8 years ago

    I would grab the finger. smile

  7. sweety4you profile image34
    sweety4youposted 8 years ago

    i will bite it...ha ha aha ha

  8. prey profile image74
    preyposted 8 years ago

    oh...................
    so many options
    licks lips
    oh..................

  9. LeanMan profile image87
    LeanManposted 8 years ago

    Put it on ice... they may need to sew it back later...

    But seriously, if the guy behind the bar did that when I asked for a drink, I would complain to the management... Unless it was a friend in which case I would just give it back...

  10. profile image0
    kimberlyslyricsposted 8 years ago

    break it
    one snap

  11. ceciliabeltran profile image72
    ceciliabeltranposted 8 years ago

    I'll put a ring on it

  12. TMMason profile image66
    TMMasonposted 8 years ago

    Laugh at them... that ius all they got?... hahahahaha

    Wusses

  13. prettydarkhorse profile image63
    prettydarkhorseposted 8 years ago

    I will wink wink at him or her

  14. profile image0
    ralwusposted 8 years ago

    that would nevah happen to me as I always tip. But if it did happen, I sick my wife on him.

    1. blondepoet profile image68
      blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Hahahahaha!!!!!
      Go Rawlus's wife. smile

  15. Polly C profile image95
    Polly Cposted 8 years ago

    I used to work in a bar, it was very respectable and smart with a restaurant attached so popular with diners. Anyhow,  one night I declined to serve a man who had had way too much to drink and was making far too much noise. And I was in charge of the bar that night, so it was my perogative. Besides, I was thinking of myself, as serving intoxicated people is actually not allowed. I did this very politely, though, and explained why. And said he was welcome to come back another time.

    This man didn't really say much, but then another girl who was actually his daughter, suddenly popped up and lost the plot entirely.She started shouting and swearing, throwing ash trays at me and the friend i was working with and then proceeded to try to attack us with pool cues. Also, pulled out some of my friends hair. And she hadn't even been drinking! We had to call the police - she was arrested and had to go to court. Sometimes the customers just aren't right after all!!

    1. pisean282311 profile image60
      pisean282311posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol imagine what wuld have happened if she was drunked?..may be she wuld have gone politely then..

  16. Pandoras Box profile image65
    Pandoras Boxposted 8 years ago

    I'd tell him to fu2 buddy now make me my drink. As long as he made my drink right I don't think I'd give it much more thought than that.

  17. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
    SomewayOuttaHereposted 8 years ago

    might just flip one back.....but with a smile and a wink of the eye...

  18. K Partin profile image59
    K Partinposted 8 years ago

    I would ask them if that was their age or IQ! lol

  19. myownworld profile image78
    myownworldposted 8 years ago

    Ignore him and then immediately report him and get him banned! No wait, that's just HP.....  hmm

    p.s. damn, I'm spoilt for life!

  20. Jerami profile image70
    Jeramiposted 8 years ago

    If a bartender refuses to serve me thinking I,m too drunk.
    If I argue with him/her I would be prooving him/her to have been correct.

      If I was not drunk I'd just flip him the finger and go to another bar.

       Now I really do gotta go to work  later

  21. Cagsil profile image82
    Cagsilposted 8 years ago

    Say - Thank You

    Say - Hope You Have A Wonderful Day Too

    smile wink

    1. myownworld profile image78
      myownworldposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      And then turn the other cheek...! wink

  22. Greek One profile image75
    Greek Oneposted 8 years ago

    1) was it lubricated?
    2) were we dating for a while?

    1. myownworld profile image78
      myownworldposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      big_smile you're hopeless.... roll

      1. Greek One profile image75
        Greek Oneposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        but I have to know whether the fingher was given  to me in the context of an established and intimate relationship!

        I've had strage bartenders do that to me after last call, and I've felt dirty and used (and more than a little sore)in the morning

    2. pisean282311 profile image60
      pisean282311posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol

    3. SteveoMc profile image72
      SteveoMcposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Greek One, LOL  Hysterical!

  23. Mike Lickteig profile image86
    Mike Lickteigposted 8 years ago

    I'd ask him/her to pull my little finger....

    1. profile image0
      Home Girlposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Can we talk about something else?

  24. Eaglekiwi profile image79
    Eaglekiwiposted 8 years ago

    ..lol...one is a very lonely number! ( finger)
    the barman was probably kidding, or simply didnt give a shhit .....but I 'm with BP...if ya want something done ,ya just gotta do it yaself these days ..lol

    1. blondepoet profile image68
      blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      You could hold him down EK while I flick the beer tap smile

  25. profile image64
    logic,commonsenseposted 8 years ago

    Tell them "no thanks, I have all mine!"

    1. bonny2010 profile image69
      bonny2010posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      last person who did that to me ...well they are still looking for him....
      nah seriously - I just laugh at them and say "sit on it and rotate sunshine"

  26. luvpassion profile image61
    luvpassionposted 8 years ago

    Tell him no...make it a double!

    1. Eaglekiwi profile image79
      Eaglekiwiposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      lol  lol

      1. Misha profile image74
        Mishaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Hi Kiwi smile

        1. Eaglekiwi profile image79
          Eaglekiwiposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Hi Misha 'sup , you been behavin  smile

  27. ceciliabeltran profile image72
    ceciliabeltranposted 8 years ago

    I will tell them that that came from the english war with the french, the french used to cut the middle finger so they can't use the bow and arrow. so the english will them show their fingers and say "pluck you" ofcourse, it became another kind of plucking later on...

    that will definitely ruin that moment.

  28. waynet profile image73
    waynetposted 8 years ago

    I wouldn't sniff it!

  29. Rafini profile image88
    Rafiniposted 8 years ago

    I would tell him "No, thank you.  I want a drink!"

    1. Rafini profile image88
      Rafiniposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Well.....I must've been in a really strange mood that day....hahahaha, my real response?


      I'd get up and leave.  I'm sure I can find somewhere else to spend my money where they'd be more than ready and willing to treat their customers with respect.

  30. SteveoMc profile image72
    SteveoMcposted 8 years ago

    I would look blankly at him and then puke on his hand.  That finger always gags me.   Then while he was cleaning it up, I would stick a piece of wood in my mouth and have a seizure. While he was trying to help me in my seizure, I would flail and kick him in the groin.  Then I would punch myself in the nose and bleed all over the place.   After that, I would get in my car and run it through the wall of the place.  When the crowd scattered, I would grab the karaoke microphone and sing "I will Survive."  After which I would be thirsty so I would have to order another beer and see what happened this time.

  31. Bill Miller profile image54
    Bill Millerposted 8 years ago

    I would take all of my fingers and waggle them at the person and when they asked what that meant I would tell them its a whole flock of birds!

  32. camlo profile image86
    camloposted 7 years ago

    I'd just do the same back and re-order.

    If the same happened again, well, things could escalate ...

  33. profile image0
    klarawieckposted 7 years ago

    Sounds like a good reason to start a bar fight!

    1. Druid Dude profile image60
      Druid Dudeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I would ask them if they would like to see somethin' they haven't seen before: The other end of their finger! Naw, not really, that's just how some people like to say "Hi" say "Hi" back. Don't be stuck up!

  34. profile image0
    cosetteposted 7 years ago

    then i would ask him for a free drink and an explanation.

  35. camlo profile image86
    camloposted 7 years ago

    Actually, thinking about it, my natural reaction would be to look behind me - she/he couldn't mean me?

  36. wildorangeflower profile image67
    wildorangeflowerposted 7 years ago

    I will ask him or her, when?

  37. profile image0
    sord87posted 7 years ago

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  38. mega1 profile image78
    mega1posted 7 years ago

    why am I thinking that I have not heard all of the story?  does a bartender flip you off just for nothing?  I doubt it. 

    But - say it happens: I would probably whine a bit and say "Whyyyyyyyyy!  very loudly  "Whyyyyyyyyyyyy are you flipping me off?  I never done nothing.  I think!?  Why?  WhYyyyyyyyyYyyyyYY?"  By then everyone in the place would be staring at the bartender.  Then I would call my dad to come get me and bring my three very big brothers along - just to make that bartender crap his pants and think twice about ever flippin' ME off again!  smile  as they entered the bar I would say very loudly - "Here!  Here's the bartender who flipped me off!  Over here!"

    1. Stevennix2001 profile image91
      Stevennix2001posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      lollollol remind me to never mess with you, mega. wink lol

  39. writinginalaska profile image76
    writinginalaskaposted 7 years ago

    Consider the source  and walk away.

  40. waynet profile image73
    waynetposted 7 years ago

    I'd pull it to see if any windy noise came out!

  41. profile image55
    Zynxposted 7 years ago

    This has nothing to do with gender at all.

  42. blondepoet profile image68
    blondepoetposted 7 years ago

    I would say "Darlink your fingers badly need a manicure and charge them 20 bucks".

    1. profile image0
      mtsi1098posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      classic smile

    2. mythbuster profile image79
      mythbusterposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Wow, 20 bucks just for the quick consultation? Awesome - I am in the wrong biz.

      smile

  43. Pearldiver profile image79
    Pearldiverposted 7 years ago

    Mate... It's when they give you 3 Fingers you have worry yikes

  44. flread45 profile image79
    flread45posted 7 years ago

    I would figure that I was too intoxicated to order another drink,so that's why the bar tender gave me the finger..

    NOW WHAT IS THE REST OF THE STORY THAT GOT YOU THE FINGER IN THE FIRST PLACE..

  45. ambee12 profile image79
    ambee12posted 7 years ago

    If a bartender gives you the finger, if it's a she, then she has no manners or respect for another female.  If it's a man, I would just ignore it because he just isn't worth it giving a reponse.

  46. galleryofgrace profile image80
    galleryofgraceposted 7 years ago

    It only deserves 2 questions- When? Where ?

  47. profile image0
    kimberlyslyricsposted 7 years ago

    well, now that i have really thought about it and remember the past is i do absolutely nothing and pay no mind.

    The hilarious part of that is i flip people all the  time lol

    ok but i know them, but still  hmm:

  48. profile image0
    Beth37posted 5 years ago

    So... just one?

 
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