What Hotel Concierges Really Think of Your Dumb Questions

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    http://www.businessweek.com/article...oncierges-really-think-of-your-dumb-questions

    Todd Briscoe and Anna Drezen work as concierges at two Manhattan hotels. Their job is, obviously, to assist guests with all manner of requests. But what they’ve done with their blog, How May I Hate You, is a service to us all, as it records the funniest, most bizarre, and all-around amazing interactions the two have had during their years helping hotel guests enjoy their stay in the big city.

    Drezen and Briscoe have had to field requests like, “Can you tell me where the museum of the lifelike dolls is? The museum of things that look like children?” as well as handle exchanges like this:

    GUEST: Japan Pony?
    CONCIERGE: Excuse me?
    GUEST: Japan Pony?
    CONCIERGE: I don’t know what that is.
    GUEST: Thank you for your kindness!

    I caught up with Drezen and Briscoe on Thursday. The two have been working in hotels for about three years, having met at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. Both are writers and actors when not making dinner reservations.


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    Amazing. :D
     
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    Brunch at Tiffany's ROFLMAO!
     
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    Afternoon Tea, Dinner and a late snack! :D:cool:
     
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    I was helping out a tourism outfit in Washington, DC, and the most unusual question I had to field was "where can we buy lawn chairs from the White House?"
     
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    Maybe Mr. Obama obliges. :D
     

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