Have you noticed differences in the quality of customer service in different parts of the US?

is it just someone having a bad day or stale coffee? or do you think that overall there's a big difference in the quality of customer service at similar businesses in different parts of the country? not just friendliness, but efficiency and ability too. have you noticed regional differences? who, where,... show more is it just someone having a bad day or stale coffee? or do you think that overall there's a big difference in the quality of customer service at similar businesses in different parts of the country? not just friendliness, but efficiency and ability too.

have you noticed regional differences? who, where, when?

extra credit: is friendliness and helpfulness more important to you than professionalism and efficiency? how?
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