Are Selfish People Hogging Tables at Magic Valley Costco?
Many residents in the Magic Valley enjoy shopping at Costco. It offers a wide variety of products such as appliances, food, clothes, books, toys, and much more. Typically things are sold in bulk, making it enjoyable to load up in one trip, and not needing to return for another week or two. While Costco is a favorite store among many, the real treats are the free samples and the food court. You can eat and try delicious foods you may not have had before while you shop, and after you have walked through the store for a while you can order some lunch or a snack and eat before departing the store. The problem with this is that there is limited seating at Costco, and some people decide to be selfish and hog the tables, without having any food or need to sit there, and it is causing a problem in the Magic Valley.
Eating at Costco in Twin Falls
After finishing your shopping at Costco, it is nice to stop by the food court and grab a hotdog, a slice of pizza, a cup of ice cream, or whatever you prefer. With a cart full of items and after having walked through the store, it is nice to sit for a minute and enjoy your food before heading off to your next errand or driving home. The problem with the Twin Falls Costco is there is a limited number of tables, often making it tough to have a place to sit. What makes this even tougher, is when you see people sitting and chatting that have finished eating, or someone is taking their time scooping those last drops of chocolate syrup out of their ice cream cup, when they could be leaving, letting someone else have their seat. Are these people oblivious, doing this on purpose, or being selfish by hogging a table from a hungry customer?
Twin Falls Costco Needs More Tables
It is irritating when you are a family, needing a place to sit with your kids while they eat and see adults or teenagers taking up a table with no food in front of them. It is easier for parents to sit with their kids and eat in the store, whereas adults are more capable of eating on the move or being accommodating by offering their table to a family since they aren't eating. One solution to solve this problem would be to add more tables, but the space is limited, which could make the area overcrowded. Having an employee monitor the tables could work, but customers would complain about being told they needed to leave if not eating. There isn't a good solution, but those that are chatting without food, need to get up and make room for those that need the table, especially during busy hours. Get a table, eat, leave.
The next time you are in Costco, if you plan on eating after you are done shopping, perhaps send someone with you to stake out a table. It may take a bit to get one, and this way you will have a place to sit and eat while you shop. If you are someone who frequently sits and talks after you have finished your pizza, hotdog, ice cream, or whatever you have ordered, once you're done, get up so someone else waiting can have your table. There are times it isn't as crowded, but entering the holiday season, these tables will likely be full most of the time. Be kind, and don't hog a table when others could use it as well.
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