Skip to comments.Hooters location to do contest for 5 year olds
Posted on 05/21/2004 10:04:38 AM PDT by mhking
Some rocket scientist manager at a Hooters location in Florida has come up with an idea that makes me physically ill.
Now I'm all for going to Hooters and chugging down a beer or three along with inhaling a few wings (and yes, even stealing a gander at the tightly clad wait staff -- at least when She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed is looking in the other direction, lest I get smacked), but some people are just dead between the ears.
The sign on the verge advertising the Little Miss Hooters contest is, however, beyond the pale. We called this evening, asked for details. The contest is for girls 5 and under, and will require they be dressed in little orange spandex shorts, and a tied up Hooters t-shirt.Not just no, but hell no!
Dim bulbs like these make me want to get in the car, track 'em down and punt their gonads up into their throats.
Morons like this are what the Southern phrase, "He just needed killin'," was invented for.
Stacy Tabb (who originally saw this in her home town) has alerted her local media, and I'm sure the local constabulary has been alerted as well. Hmmmmm. I wonder if any federal laws regarding child endangerment are in potential violation here...
Oh, by the way. Hooters corporate offices are here in Metro Atlanta. Their e-mail address is: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hooters has not had the brightest ideas as of lately. Here in Houston they had "Blue collar happy hour". I told my wife that will last 1wk max. The next day the sign was down and have not seen it since.
"South Park" did an episode simialr to this idea. They called the restaurant "Raisins" to make the point.
There are two groups of people to whom such a contest will appeal: Pedophiles, and the John/Patsy Ramseys of the world who think dressing up a little kid like an adult isn't going to warp the kid's mind. Both groups should be locked up.
Dumb idea. Worse then dumb.
If you wanted to have a baby race, lining up the Hooters on the finish line would be a good idea.
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"Blue collar happy hour"
What's wrong with that?
Oh yeah, I forgot. That would be discrimination since it implied - Working People - ie Conservatives!
That would have left out the unemployed lazy dims.
lining up the Hooters on the finish line ....
A Baby-Making Race?
I'm all for it!!!
There's no way in Hell this could do anything but cause a firestorm of protest. Stupid, stupid, stupid.
Some people don't like the waitstaff uniforms, but I think the ones at Hot Dog On A Stick are much more degrading.
My other favorite Southern phrase comes to mind:
"That just ain't right."
What's the matter, don't they have "The turpentine Queen and Lil' Miss Pine Seedling" where you come from?
It could be worse, it could be sponsored by the DNC and
they'd all be wearing little dark pant suits!
I wasn't saying there was anything wrong with being blue collar. Its just that to use it as the center of your campaign to lure customers in is stupid. Just as many white collar folks eat at Hooters as well. You just alientated that whole group. Not smart marketing in my opinion. Sorry for not being more clear. didn't mean to offend anybody.
This isn't about whether it's a family restaurant or not. My wife, my kids, and I have go to various restaurants where the waitresses show various amounts of leg and cleavage (the attitude seems to be-- the larger the boobs and the smaller the skirt the larger the tip). Fine..., to each their own, but this Hooters' story is about hooterizing kids. Stupid idea to dress a child like a whore or a waitress....
Jonbenet was also molested before the night of her murder....dressing up your kid as a 'little slut' puts them in extreme danger....even from their own family in some cases. IMO
You know what? I'm a good deal less upset at Hooters for having the promotion than I am at parents who bring their daughters to it. No one's forcing people to enter their kids . . . they gotta choose to do that, and if they do, they deserve the karmic hell that's surely coming their way.
Guess common-sense isn't a prerequisite for managing a Hooters, lol.
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