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Beobachtungsstudie Essay

1758 words - 8 pages

Beobachtungsstudie
vom 14. Mai, 18:30 – 19:00 Uhr Jackpot Casino
Raumskizze:

Beobachtet wurden Leute im Jackpot Casino in Graz, von 18:30 Uhr bis 19:00 Uhr am Freitag, dem 14. Mai 2010. Meine Wahl fiel auf das Jackpot Casino, weil es mich interessiert hat, welche Leute sich dort befinden und wie sie dort agieren. Die Personen in meiner Beschreibung markiere ich in der Farbe, in der ich sie auf meiner Raumskizze eingezeichnet habe. (Ich bin auf der Skizze der rote Punkt an der Bar) Auf der Fahrt zum Casino war mir etwas mulmig, ich fühlte mich unwohl und war nervös, weil dies mein erster Besuch in einem Casino sein sollte. Als ich schließlich beim Casino angekommen war, trat ich ein und ...view middle of the document...

Nach einer Entschuldigung gab ich ihm diesen und er behielt ihn sich sehr lange und tippte dauernd in seinen Computer und wechselte den Blick stets zwischen Bildschirm und Ausweis. Etwas verwirrt fragte ich ihn, wozu er den Ausweis so lange brauche und er antwortete mir, er müsse schauen, ob ich überhaupt ins Casino dürfe und muss mich des Gesetzes wegen durchchecken. Er erklärte mir diesen Vorgang äußerst höflich sogar zweimal, bis ich ihm geantwortet habe, dass ich nur aus reiner Interesse gefragt hätte und nur an die Bar auf ein Getränk wolle. Als er fertig war, informierte er mich über einen Gutschein auf der Eintrittskarte, mit dem ich billiger Jetons kaufen könnte und wünschte mir einen schönen Abend. Auf dem Weg zur Bar ging ich an mehreren Spielern vorbei und stellte fest, dass die meisten Besucher über 50 Jahre alt waren. Jünger waren nur ein Mann in einer schwarz orange gemusterten Lucky Strike Motorradjacke mit schwarzen Helm, dessen Freundin (= Biker + Freundin) und einige weibliche Touristen aus Asien. An der Bar fiel mir sofort eine Frau mittleren Alters auf. Sie trug ein braunes, viel zu großes Jackerl und einen braunen Rock, der bis Mitte der Schienbeine ging, mit beigem Blumenmuster. Sie hatte blond gefärbte kurze Haare mit graubraunem Nachwuchs. Sie zeigte der Kellnerin Fotos und erklärte ihr die Bilder. Ich nahm schräg gegenüber der Frau Platz an der Bar. Nach drei bis vier Fotos kam die Kellnerin, die einen schwarzen Hosenanzug trug, und fragte leise und nicht so

freundlich was ich trinken wollte. Ich bestellte einen großen gespritzten Apfelsaft und sie ging weg, während des Gehens fragte sie ob ich den Saft mit Soda haben wolle, ich bejahte und sie zeigte mir, dass es ein naturtrüber Apfelsaft war, ich nickte. Sie stellte mir schließlich das Getränk her und fragte, ob sie gleich verrechnen könne, etwas überrascht bejahte ich und bezahlte. Daraufhin ging sie wieder zur Frau an der Bar und schaute sich deren Fotos an. Ich begann mich umzusehen und mir fielen auch der Biker und seine Freundin, der komische Mann, Schrutka (sie erinnerte mich vom Aussehen her an Frau Dr. Schrutka-Rechtenstamm) und Vicky (die Ehefrau des Arbeitgebers eines Bekannten schaut genau gleich aus) auf. Vicky hatte kurze graue Haare, sie trug eine Brille, einen grauen Blazer und eine einfache, weiße Hose. Sie war die Einzige in meinem Blickfeld, die während des Spielens etwas trank, nämlich Rotwein und Wasser. Sie saß bei einem Automaten hinter mir, gleich an der Wand. Manche ihrer Bewegungen, wie zum Beispiel das Drücken diverser Knöpfe am Automaten oder das Greifen nach dem Weinglas wirkten etwas unkoordiniert, was mich vermuten ließ, dass sie wohl leicht angesäuselt war. Daraufhin wandte ich meinen Blick zum Biker und seiner Freundin, die links von mir an den Automaten saßen. Von den beiden spielte nur er, seine Freundin saß auf dem Hocker neben ihm und schaute ihm zu. Er wackelte ständig mit seinem Fuß, bewegte seinen Kopf schnell hin und her und...

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