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Restaurant Plays Recordings of Bad Yelp Reviews on Stereo

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In the restaurant industry, there's no one that people love to hate more than Guy Fieri Yelpers. Entire Tumblr blogs have been dedicated to poking fun at their half-assed reviews, and actors have even created dramatic parody videos mocking their terrible writing.

According to HuffPo Craft & Commerce, an uber-hip cocktail bar and gastropub in San Diego, has taken a more tongue-in-cheek approach -- playing recordings of their negative Yelp reviews on their bathroom stereo systems.

Now, anyone who has ever visited a chain like Bucca di Beppo knows how jarring it can be to have unclaimed voices chattering in the bathroom, but we have to admit this is a pretty interesting marketing approach. Especially for a bar/restaurant that has an average rating of 4 stars.

We just hope there are some gems like this one:

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"Yuck! If you want to fart alllll night and feel like crap from eating a bunch of greasy food, then this is your place! What really grossed me out is a worker coming through the isle with the trash can full should have taken it as a sign not to eat there! The hot dogs were way to thick. Yuck oh yuck! Happy Farts!" --1 star review of Dog Haus by Katie H.