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Howard Tayler - Tip your waitress!
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filkertom From: filkertom Date: November 3rd, 2009 09:50 am (UTC) (Link)
Very much agreed. Especially since it's, like, an extra 50¢ or $1 or $2 or $3. Sure, things are tight, but that little extra reaps benefits beyond the cash. You improve your reputation with that server and restaurant, you improve their mood so their service is better for the next few people, you directly stimulate the economy that much more, and nobody spits in your soup.
seawasp From: seawasp Date: November 3rd, 2009 01:15 pm (UTC) (Link)
Well, that depends on the number of people, the paying, etc.

I have a family of 6 and may have other people with me. The last order I got from a restaurant was takeout, but reflected closely what might have been ordered, and was over $200, so that's over $40 in tips if it were a sit-down, not an extra $3.

persephone_kore From: persephone_kore Date: November 8th, 2009 04:52 am (UTC) (Link)
I think the idea may have been that the extra cost of a good tip over a low one isn't that much, rather than the difference between a good tip and not tipping at all -- although of course with a large order like yours, every 5% is another ten bucks.
filkertom From: filkertom Date: November 9th, 2009 12:25 pm (UTC) (Link)
Precisely that.
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