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[Tipping 2022 Edition] What's the protocol?

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout' started by Sajan, Aug 1, 2022.

  1. Sajan

    Sajan Member

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    alright, it seems like i can't order anything the counter anymore without being shamed into tipping via iPad.

    why should I tip before a service or product is provided?
     
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  2. ThatBoyNick

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    You just hit decline tip, or custom tip and put a dollar instead of the preset 15-20% options

    The people working there won’t care, if they are lucky they see a portion of those tips, they aren’t waiters they get a real hourly wage, a lot of the times the owner is pocketing those tips.
     
  3. Dr of Dunk

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    Why are you so easily shamed? Why do you assume you must tip when they give you the option? Apart from the spit and snot you'll get in your food if you don't, that is ...
     
  4. Sajan

    Sajan Member

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    Alright. Now on I am hitting NO.

    These coffees shops already charge me a $1 for being lactose intolerant..
     
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    Usually before the massage you tip extra to let them know you're open to other services
     
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    “Sucky sucky. Five dollar plus tip.”
     
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  7. DonnyMost

    DonnyMost be kind. be brave.

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    I hear you're supposed to just slap them with your dong or grab your ankles and lift your feet straight up in the air so they know you're down for some balloon knot action, or at least that's how they do it in Cleveland.
     
  8. KingCheetah

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    [✓] Reported
     
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  9. droxford

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    My rules.... (and they should be EVERYBODY's rules)....

    If you get paid below minimum wage, you get a tip. Nobody else gets a tip (with one exception: see below).

    How much do I tip?
    Terrible service = low or zero tip
    Below-average service = 10% tip
    Average service = 15% tip
    Very good service = 20% tip

    Exception to tip rules: If you get paid minimum wage, but your employer requires you to pay for gas (i.e. pizza delivery), you get a dollar.

    Since the tips are based on a percentage of the bill, there is no need to continually increase the tip rate. As prices increase, tip amounts will increase accordingly while the tip percentages stay the same (if you don't understand this basic concept, you're a moron).

    I firmly believe that these rules are how everybody in this country should tip. Nobody should stray from these rules. If you tip higher than the above, you're just rewarding staff members for average or below-average service. If you tip lower than the above, you are not adequately compensating a worker for doing a respectable job.
     
  10. Sajan

    Sajan Member

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    Do I need to tip at places I place orders at the counter and wait? i.e. coffee shops, small cafes..?
    I never did before the Square/Toast setup...

    Do I need to tip my barber who is cutting hair from his house?
     
  11. Invisible Fan

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    I put in a buck for carryout/square since they've likely lost wages from less people dining.

    The sticker shock comes from inflation, but if you can afford to dine out, you can afford to tip.
     
  12. Xerobull

    Xerobull You son of a b!tch! I'm in!

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    Ask if they want the tip, if the owner takes the tip, if the owner gives them the tip is it just part of the tip or the whole tip or if they even deserve the tip.
     
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  14. FrontRunner

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    A whole dollar? You must be made of money.
     
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  15. Buck Turgidson

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    This.
     
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    I tip about 25%. A bit lower or higher depending on circumstances.
     
  17. Roscoe Arbuckle

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    I'm really getting tired of pre-tipping before I get the service...

    As in just about every delivery service. I've had great and poor service with nothing to do about it afterwards.
     
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  18. DaDakota

    DaDakota If you want to know, just ask!
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    I put myself through college as a bartender living on tips, but now I believe tips shouldn't be there, it should just be that people are paid a living wage, and tips aren't part of the deal.

    More like Europe.

    DD
     
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  19. Roscoe Arbuckle

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    I lived in Europe. The service sucks.
     
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  20. Buck Turgidson

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    Where did you have problems?
     

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