13 Crazy Things Your Pizza Guy Won’t Tell You
Love pizza? Get smart about ordering with these 13 things the pizza guy won’t tell you, but wish you knew before calling.
Things Your Pizza Guy Won’t Tell You: Be Ready Before Ordering
One thing the pizza guy won’t tell you (but wishes he could): My other line is ringing, so choose the toppings before you call. Remember: It’s a pizza, not a lifetime commitment.
Things Your Pizza Guy Won’t Tell You: I Wasn’t Born Yesterday
They know when kids are prank-calling, but the pizza guy won’t tell you that. He’s too busy!
A Message from the Pizza Guy: Patience, please!
Something you should know: It takes about 20 minutes to go from raw dough to fully baked pizza. And then I have to drive to your house.
Secrets from the Pizza Guy: We Won’t Deliver Everywhere
Here’s a pizza guy secret: In some neighbourhoods, a kid getting out of a car with a pizza in his hands is like screaming, “Rob me! I have cash!” That’s why we won’t deliver to some neighbourhoods.
Pizza Guy is Too Polite to Say: Use Your Manners
The pizza guy won’t say it, so we will: When you open the door, please hang up your cell phone or put it down. It’s basic etiquette.
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Things You Won’t Hear from the Pizza Guy: Decency is Appreciated
You’ll never hear this from the pizza guys, but they’re thinking it: Before you open the door, I’d prefer that you have a shirt on (and definitely some pants).
Pizza Guy Secret: The Best Tippers Aren’t Who You’d Expect
The pizza guy knows (though it may surprise you): The more gated the community, the more guarded the wallet. The best tips actually come from middle- and lower-class people who know what they go through.
Know This: The Pizza Guy Remembers Who Doesn’t Tip
I won’t do anything to jeopardize my job, but shaking the soda on the next delivery would not be out of the question.
Pizza Guy Won’t Reveal: He Can’t Wait Forever
This pizza guy is reluctant to reveal that he’ll knock on your door three times and call you on the phone twice. But that’s it! If you don’t answer, don’t call later to complain that you didn’t get your food.