Your stomach is gurgling, all the good seats are taken and the only thing between you and those mouthwatering pastries is a never-ending line of passengers, all after the same thing. There’s no denying it: Buffet lines tend to bring out the worst in people. And it’s hard not to adapt a “survival of the fittest” attitude when someone ninja-moves his or her way in front of you or spends five minutes contemplating the burgers or hot dogs.
Unwritten laws exist for buffet etiquette. If everyone abided by them, waiting in line would be much more relaxed and less of an obstacle course. But no one is innocent. We’ve covered these do’s and don’t’s in the past, but now, we’re letting you do the talking.
What we asked: Buffet lines would move much more smoothly if there were no ___.
What they said: The majority (35.43 percent) of our poll-takers dubbed line-cutters as the biggest culprits. However, 27.87 percent believe there are other ways that buffet meals could improve. What did we leave out? Share your thoughts in the comments below. And if you’re not sure whether or not your buffet manners are frowned upon, check out our 10 Commandments of Cruise Buffet Etiquette.
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