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On Shabbat, the gabbai calls the kohen to the Torah with the following formula:

ויעזור ויגן ויושיע לכל החוסים בו ונאמר אמן. הכל הבו גודל...

I have never heard anyone say amen after the prompt. Why not?

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    Maybe because the gabbai doesn't pause to let them get an "amen" in edgewise? Of course, he probably doesn't because no one ever says "amen." – Isaac Moses Aug 11 '14 at 20:11
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    I say it. Should I not? Uh oh. – rosends Aug 11 '14 at 20:28
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    I've seen people say it. – Double AA Aug 11 '14 at 20:28
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    I always say it and I always hear people say amen – Daniel Aug 11 '14 at 20:39
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    I also say it. You need to daven at a minyan with more Mi Yodeyans. – Y     e     z Aug 11 '14 at 20:51

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