Originally Posted by callmeox
If you go to a steakhouse and only finish 1/2 of the 18 ounce porterhouse that you ordered, will they let you trade your leftovers for desert? How about ordering more than you can finish on the "no doggie bags" 25 cent wing night at your local watering hole. Can you trade the dozen leftover Atomic Gut Bombs for a beer?
Wow, you comment on the rationale of these people, yet you compare "minutes" to a steak that can not be reused. I steak gets prepared, and can not be used again...a minute is simply sitting there and costs the business nothing, as where cost is actually lost by the restaurant.
Use an analogy that actually works