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Old November 4 2012, 12:48 AM   #49
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Re: We haven't had a conversation about tipping in awhile

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Both of those sentences at the end are fine by me.
That works for everyone, then.

It's odd though that you tip variably for drivers based on order size (who usually make minimum wage), but have a "flat rate whether $60 or $6" rule for restaurants.
Not a flat rate, a base rate. It's $5 plus $1 for every friend with me. I usually tip more, but that's the base rate. So if you're a server, and you bring food to the table for me and 3 friends, you're already getting at least $8 from me alone (except in the very rare cases where I'm short). What more do you want?

Eh, I'd have probably had the same reaction as her to be honest, just not on the floor.
Really? You'd have considered me cheap for giving you a $5 tip on a $12 meal? If we play the percentages, which people seem to enjoy doing, that's a 40% tip!
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