Some nitwits who open threads and notify mods instantly to delete them don't deserve to breathe oxygen. I bet these are the same annoying chumps who takes eighty minutes to decide if they want mocha choca loca cafe latte or mocha coca vanilla cream tall grande and holds up the line behind you forever in your nearest starbucks.
The guy you hit? If he got a look at the plates, it won't even take that long. There's no play here. There's no angle, there's no champagne room. I'm not a miracle worker, I'm a janitor. The math on this is simple; the smaller the mess, the easier it is for me to clean up.