I am proud to say that I don't tip. Ever.

#1Brb_BerbPosted 3/9/2012 8:00:48 AM
Why you might ask? Because I always assume there will be someone else that will tip a decent sum that will make up for what I didn't tip. I know that waiters/waitresses make like 2 bucks an hour. Let's say they work for 8 hours. Average tip is like 5 bucks. If they serve about 10 tables and each table tips 5 bucks, then they get their minimum wage for the day. It always usually works out.

Plus, why should I tip when it isn't necessary? In this economy, there is no way i'm going to be tipping. I'm going to be pinching every penny I can.
#2estonPosted 3/9/2012 8:39:52 AM

But where does the pride come from in all of this? It sounds like you're just cheap to me, rather than having any legitimate objection to tipping in general.
#3Brb_Berb(Topic Creator)Posted 3/9/2012 9:07:56 AM
True. When I'm ordering a pizza I never tip. When I'm at a restaurant with friends, I never tip until someone calls me out and says "Dude, you need to tip". So I usually tip about a dollar no matter how much the meal costed.
#4DumpsterMcNuggetsPosted 3/9/2012 9:25:30 AM
That just makes you a cheapskate, and someone waiters/waitresses won't favor serving, when you're at a restaurant. Believe me, since I've known plenty of people in the past who have waited tables. If you were talking about a tip jar at Starbucks or an independent coffee shop(unless the service was unusually good, and it's next to never that it is that great to warrant a tip), I'd agree with you. But we're talking about a job where employees are paid LESS than the minimum wage, and are rewarded based on how good the service is(of course this is as much as in a perfect world, they'd be paid a regular wage like other employees). Well, enjoy the crappy service you'll get later, when you return to that restaurant.....
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#5west coast stylePosted 3/9/2012 9:27:10 AM
Troll topic.
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#6Brb_Berb(Topic Creator)Posted 3/9/2012 9:40:38 AM
I'm not trolling, I'm speaking the truth.
#7BoUPosted 3/9/2012 9:52:40 AM
This is stupid.
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#8reader295Posted 3/9/2012 10:59:30 AM
I agree with DumpsterMcNuggets. At a sit down restaurant, bar, or when ordering food for delivery, you should tip a few bucks. Places with tip jars are your choice.
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#9grizzmoePosted 3/9/2012 11:12:29 AM
i dont tip either, for 2 reasons:

1. you usually pay after the meal, so you dont have to worry about them messing with my food

2. they usually already include a tip in the bill that is only mentioned in small print somewhere or on a little sign by the cash register, so alot of times your actually double tipping and the waitor/waitress isnt required to tell you or give the extra tip back
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#10Ace_BernsteinPosted 3/9/2012 11:26:04 AM
eston posted...

But where does the pride come from in all of this? It sounds like you're just cheap to me, rather than having any legitimate objection to tipping in general.

this, and

That just makes you a cheapskate

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