Where's the innkeeper? He/She has "Gone Doily"™

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Going Doily/Gone Doily™ = adj. when an innkeeper has temporarily emotionally, physically and/or mentally gone off the deep end. Innkeeper may have gone/go wild, postal, but in a restrained, and yet upright manner.
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"Where is JB?" I wonder.
"She's gone doily!"™ comes the reply.
Why or how can an innkeeper "Go Doily"™?
Guests check out an hour late and have to be told to get out finally, there is a full house check in, have had guests for 30+ days solid, innkeeper goes to the room where there is spilled coffee or red wine all over the duvet/quilt/comforter. The phone never stops ringing and majority of the calls are not reservations but a waste of valuable time, the dust bunnies have saddled up and formed a posse...
What can you do to help/assist an innkeeper who has "Gone Doily"™? Nothing. Don't remind him/her "stuff happens", don't remind her tomorrow is another day. Don't remind her that he/she needs to take care of herself and get adequate sleep and proper nutrition. Just back away...slowly.
 

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LOL
We had a couple do that recently. Took their sweet time leaving. Left about an hour late and meanwhile, used the hall bathroom that belongs to another room.
I was fuming. Then they said their goodbyes and were as sweet and complimentary as you could imagine. They promised good reviews and to tell their friends. What can you do?
 

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NOTE - I added the ™ because I don't want a better way to borrow it without permission. Since they adore using the doily in their marketing.
One day I will make a penny off all these things, a penny saved is a penny earned by golly!
 

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I'd like a few days running where I'm not on the edge of 'going doily™'.
 

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Joey Bloggs said:
Going Doily/Gone Doily™ = adj. when an innkeeper has temporarily emotionally, physically and/or mentally gone off the deep end. Innkeeper may have gone/go wild, postal, but in a restrained, and yet upright manner.
example:
"Where is JB?" I wonder.
"She's gone doily!"™ comes the reply.
Why or how can an innkeeper "Go Doily"™?
Guests check out an hour late and have to be told to get out finally, there is a full house check in, have had guests for 30+ days solid, innkeeper goes to the room where there is spilled coffee or red wine all over the duvet/quilt/comforter. The phone never stops ringing and majority of the calls are not reservations but a waste of valuable time, the dust bunnies have saddled up and formed a posse...
What can you do to help/assist an innkeeper who has "Gone Doily"™? Nothing. Don't remind him/her "stuff happens", don't remind her tomorrow is another day. Don't remind her that he/she needs to take care of herself and get adequate sleep and proper nutrition. Just back away...slowly.
Back away slowly as you hand over a cuppa to the Doilied Innkeeper
 

gillumhouse

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I am going to say the only thing that is appropriate - Poor Baby!!!!!
 
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