|Is there this type in your pub?|
It was prompted by a recent visit to the local Wetherspoons. And made me realise how many different types of customer frequent these establishments, here up north.
|Some fine characters drink here!|
The pub in question here, was the Boot Inn, situated in Burnley town centre. It's a well run, clean boozer, with a fine selection of cask ales. Staff always polite and patient. And Robin, the manager, runs a tight ship. He always has time for a quick natter, despite his busy schedule. A good geezer. Who has a good pub.
So back to the main theme of this post. The many different types of punter that strolls in, whilst you are having a pint. One which perhaps describe you!
|Just avin half. It's a strong 'un!|
|IMPATIENT!BUT FOOTY LEGEND|
|HEAD LIKE BIRKENHEAD!|
Of course there will be the 'know it all'. Likes to hold court. Raised voice at the bar. And a head as big as a space hopper! They usually know nowt, usually recommending a beer, just because its 6.5%! And have been supping since half nine!
Then there's the unsavoury type. Never says please or thank you for good service. And usually farts as they walk away from the bar! Thankfully, a rare specimen.
In fact the types above are in the minority, one thinks. A more common patron is the friendly, polite person at the bar. Will always share a kind word and will rarely be critical, just wanting to spread some happiness.
|How's it going boss?|
You will come across the quiet, reserved type. They are a friendly, nice person. However, sometimes they are too nice. And if they have been given a short measured pint, they will rarely ask for it to be topped up. They just want a quiet life. I am sure you all know one or two. You may fall into this bracket!
|ME ON THE RIGHT 'BANGING ON A BIT'|
Aye, the pub punter. Usually a fine, friendly geezer. Sometimes though, not so fine. A cross section that leaves you with plenty to discuss, down the local boozer.
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