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Restaurants are slowly beginning to welcome back diners after putting new social distancing rules in place due to the coronavirus pandemic. And many eateries have come up with bizarre, but effective ways to keep parties at least six feet apart.

Some owners are forgoing tape and colorful sidewalk chalk and swapping it out for more inventive modes of measurement.

Not everyone loved these ideas.

“This is too stupid to be real, but here we are,” tweeted Buck Sexton in reference to inner tube tables in Maryland.

Pool float hats in Germany also drew criticism.

“The greenhouses – I actually am onboard with this idea. Keeps me from hearing loud neighbors. The pool float hats. Nope,” tweeted Carla Pruitt.

The greenhouses Pruitt was referring to, called “Individual Glass Dining Pods in Europe” in the report, can be seen below:

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