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Robot Servers Won't Say Please and Domo Arigato

For once, America seems to have one upped Japan in technology.

The Dalu Robot Restaurant in Jinan, in China's northern Shandong Providence, is using robots to serve their patrons. Yes--the servers at Dalu are robots.

We know what you're thinking. What? We actually beat the Japanese to the punch?

Local Miamians have been served by robots for years. In fact, we have become so accustomed to cold, uncaring servers, that we don't even remember when it started.

Now that the Japanese have stepped in it, they are starting to ask the right questions. What if we want to change our order? What if we need a refill? How much should we tip?

Well, Japs, now that you have made the mistake of thinking that robot service was going to be faster, more accurate and more efficient, let us enlighten you--it's not. In fact, we suggest that as soon as possible, you take your ungrateful, unfeeling, and callous robot servers to the nearest scrap yard and get at least something out of these douche bags.

If you decide to ignore our advice, we will still help you out a bit. We are after all Miamians--known the world over for our inviting and welcoming natures.

Standard tipping for shitty and impersonal service is 20-25%.


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