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Old 12-15-2021, 08:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Rroku View Post
Instead of "do not disturb" I want something like this:

"Don't knock. Not on this door. Not for any reason. Do you get me, sweetheart?”


Of course there was far more than that line in the movie, but that keeps it simple. Have had a great run of bad luck with housekeeping waking me up either late at night with an early show, or early when I'm trying to nap for a redeye. Just don't knock. Please.
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Old 12-16-2021, 08:34 AM
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It’s not their fault. How many times going down to the van you see your co workers room with do not disturb sign on the knob. I think oh I’ll beat them downstairs only to see them down there already… someone will eventually have to knock on that door….
Dedicated sections for crew, cleaning crew provided with check out times by room number. It's 2021, should not be that hard.
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Old 12-16-2021, 08:37 AM
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Originally Posted by Rroku View Post
Instead of "do not disturb" I want something like this:

"Don't knock. Not on this door. Not for any reason. Do you get me, sweetheart?”


Of course there was far more than that line in the movie, but that keeps it simple. Have had a great run of bad luck with housekeeping waking me up either late at night with an early show, or early when I'm trying to nap for a redeye. Just don't knock. Please.
Flew outside the US for a few years, "do not disturb" on one side, "please clean" on the other. Really handy for noisy neighbors late at night when I had an early show.....
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Old 12-16-2021, 10:20 AM
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Originally Posted by symbian simian View Post
Flew outside the US for a few years, "do not disturb" on one side, "please clean" on the other. Really handy for noisy neighbors late at night when I had an early show.....
Right before you leave at zero dark thirty, set the room alarm clock for 30 minutes later at max volume. Then turn on the TV at max volume as you walk out the door.
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Old 12-16-2021, 11:08 AM
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Originally Posted by rickair7777 View Post
Right before you leave at zero dark thirty, set the room alarm clock for 30 minutes later at max volume. Then turn on the TV at max volume as you walk out the door.
I mean, candle under the smoke alarm, if you want to go full on...
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Old 12-16-2021, 02:52 PM
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Originally Posted by symbian simian View Post
I mean, candle under the smoke alarm, if you want to go full on...
Just leave the shower running on hot and the bathroom door open will do the trick.
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Old 12-16-2021, 02:53 PM
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Originally Posted by GrumpyCaptain View Post
It’s not their fault. How many times going down to the van you see your co workers room with do not disturb sign on the knob. I think oh I’ll beat them downstairs only to see them down there already… someone will eventually have to knock on that door….
A little “chicken and egg” scenario. I see it as “why remove a sign they don’t even respect anyways?

They are trained to knock on doors come checkout time when they are making their cleaning rounds. Sign up, down, sideways or upside down…they are knocking.
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Old 12-16-2021, 08:42 PM
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They are trained to knock on doors come checkout time when they are making their cleaning rounds. Sign up, down, sideways or upside down…they are knocking.
Some crew hotels which actually employer their cleaners will give them our scheduled checkout times.

The trouble is mostly with contract cleaners who get paid by the room... they don't want to skip a room if they can help it. They also don't want to wait around for you to leave because they don't get paid to wait either. It's kind of their passive/aggressive way of hinting that they want you to GTFO so they can finish and go home, and they don't give a rip about airline schedules.

Also doesn't help that crew leave their hangers out when they leave.
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Old 12-17-2021, 05:52 AM
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Originally Posted by rickair7777 View Post
Some crew hotels which actually employer their cleaners will give them our scheduled checkout times.

The trouble is mostly with contract cleaners who get paid by the room... they don't want to skip a room if they can help it. They also don't want to wait around for you to leave because they don't get paid to wait either. It's kind of their passive/aggressive way of hinting that they want you to GTFO so they can finish and go home, and they don't give a rip about airline schedules.

Also doesn't help that crew leave their hangers out when they leave.
yeah. Unfortunately that’s the ropes. I had a situation like this the other day where they knocked first, then opened the door (against the break over bar so they couldn’t come in)

waited 30 minutes, called the room.

Wait another 30 minutes tried to bust in again.

30 minutes after that it was actually time to leave so when I come out of the room they’re standing right there saying “you leave now?”
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