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View Poll Results: Have you ever gotten bottle service before?
Yes, and it improved my self-esteem 2 4.44%
Yes, and it did not improve my self-esteem 9 20.00%
No. 11 24.44%
What is "bottle service"? 23 51.11%
Voters: 45. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 09-12-2014, 05:37 AM
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I had to search for the term. It's tawdry and uncultured; it screams low class. I'd expect high school dropouts who had somehow gotten money to find fulfilllment in this.

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Old 09-12-2014, 07:01 AM
 
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Clubs love it as they can make 2000% profit from those suckers.

Generally I think of two things when considering who buys bottle service:
1) that is one insecure person who needs to buy friends
2) that is a drug dealer who's living it up now as he knows he's not long for this world.
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Old 09-12-2014, 07:15 AM
 
Location: Bronx, NY
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I'm not a club person so no this is not something I do on a frequent basis. I think I might have been part of a group once or twice where a bottle was ordered.
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Old 09-12-2014, 09:31 AM
 
Location: Seattle Area
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If its bottled water the answer is “yes” a number of years ago we had bottled water delivered to the house because we didn’t trust the city water source for good pure drinkable water without chemicals. The problem with bottled water is the heavy weight factor and we bought an in home reverse osmoses water purifier under the kitchen sink…… works very well and filters out most every chemical in the city water.

And if you’re talking about wine at the table when dinning out the answer is “yes” we (at times) will buy a bottle of wine to have with our meal. This isn’t a normal issue however but only on special occurrences otherwise it’s just a glass for each of us.
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Old 09-12-2014, 09:54 AM
 
Location: Chicago - Logan Square
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I used to work at a company where our largest client (millions in billing every year) would want to go out clubbing and get bottle service every night he was in town. Since I had some friends who worked at a couple popular clubs I got dragged into taking him out all the time. It enraged me.

This guy would nickle and dime us on everything, and then have no problems having us spend $5,000-10,000 for about $500 worth of alcohol. Of course we just billed the expense back to the client, but the fact that the client placed a higher priority on his pleasure and image than on our projects really soured me on the client and the company he worked for.
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Old 09-12-2014, 09:55 AM
 
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Yes.
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Old 09-12-2014, 10:12 AM
 
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Yes I have many times, I live in South Florida but what I want to know is WHY exactly that would have anything to do with my self esteem????

Am I supposed to be a big loser who hops into the VIP section at Mynt, Mansion, Set, or Mokai and immediately gets transformed into a cool chick when someone in my party orders a bottle?

The only perk about bottle/VIP service is that you don't wait in line and that you have somewhere to sit in busy nightclubs.
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Old 09-12-2014, 10:28 AM
 
Location: garland
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I've had it a couple times but never paid for it myself. In some places in Dallas, it's the only way to make sure you get a place to sit in the clubs
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Old 09-12-2014, 10:54 AM
 
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The only perk about bottle/VIP service is that you don't wait in line and that you have somewhere to sit in busy nightclubs.
I've never done bottle service myself, but do know people who have. Its usually not about looking "cool" but rather having a place to sit. Alcohol is ridiculously marked up no matter if you buy it one shot at a time or by the bottle. So why not get some people together, split the cost of bottle service, and get some perks out of the high alcohol costs?
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Old 09-12-2014, 11:09 AM
 
Location: Houston, TX
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Way back in time the milkman would deliver 3-4 quarts of milk in glass bottle with zinc lids..

I had to look that up... and yes ! On liberty in the Navy 6-8 of us Sailors during Happy Hour would get a pitcher of beer. Fifty Cent during Happy Hour.. mix drinks 25 cents.. Happy Hour was Happy Hour.. The bar tender in Subic Bay had no clue.. 2-3 shots slop some coke in.. Rum & Coke 25 cents.. weeeeeeee
LOL me too, Station Dito from '86-'88

Dalawang buckets o' San Miguel or Red Horse at the table for 100 pesos.....good times

oh wait that's bucket service
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