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13. I'll go over and under %20 depending on the service.
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  -Tipping your waiter or waitress.... Cathyclysmic  Apr-07-06 10:31 AM   #0 
  - If the service is good, at least 20%.  terrya   Apr-07-06 10:33 AM   #1 
  - if the service is good  jukes   Apr-07-06 12:29 PM   #28 
     - That's right.  terrya   Apr-07-06 12:51 PM   #30 
        - folk-knowledge among waitrons:  jukes   Apr-07-06 12:54 PM   #31 
  - 15% for unimpressive service, but usually 20%.  LaraMN   Apr-07-06 10:33 AM   #2 
  - Unless there's an inexcusable reason not to, 20%  dolo amber   Apr-07-06 10:35 AM   #3 
  - Servers sleep standing up, so they're easy to tip.  Blue-Jay   Apr-07-06 10:36 AM   #4 
  - But they're angry upon awakening  Susang   Apr-07-06 11:38 AM   #18 
     - You have to rub their  radwriter0555   Apr-07-06 12:29 PM   #27 
        - Well, THAT works with everybody!  Blue-Jay   Apr-07-06 03:34 PM   #45 
  - Depends on the bill, caliber of service, etc.  Beware the Beast Man   Apr-07-06 10:39 AM   #5 
  - Since my bills are usually small (I eat alone most of the time),  RevCheesehead   Apr-07-06 10:48 AM   #6 
  - 15% for acceptable service  MissMillie   Apr-07-06 10:52 AM   #7 
  - 15 to 20%  gollygee   Apr-07-06 10:55 AM   #8 
  - the trick is -  BigMcLargehuge   Apr-07-06 10:56 AM   #9 
  - I start out with ten  realisticphish   Apr-07-06 10:56 AM   #10 
  - service would have to be horrible for me to tip under 20%  GloriaSmith   Apr-07-06 10:57 AM   #11 
  - Way too much  tazkcmo   Apr-07-06 10:58 AM   #12 
  - I'll go over and under %20 depending on the service.  0007   Apr-07-06 10:59 AM   #13 
  - 0%-20% depending on service  Ravenseye   Apr-07-06 11:00 AM   #14 
  - I usually leave a $5 tip + round up to the next dollar.  ThomCat   Apr-07-06 11:04 AM   #15 
  - I start at 20% -- up to 30% for great service  LostinVA   Apr-07-06 11:15 AM   #16 
  - I do this as well  OhioBlues   Apr-07-06 11:43 AM   #19 
  - what is "upper lower class"?  hfojvt   Apr-07-06 12:00 PM   #22 
     - I can pay my bills, have a little house, etc.  LostinVA   Apr-07-06 12:07 PM   #24 
        - CA is one state where wait staff are paid the minimum wage.  Gormy Cuss   Apr-07-06 04:47 PM   #52 
  - Cathy, you are a brave woman  Susang   Apr-07-06 11:37 AM   #17 
  - Some issues need to be addressed  Cathyclysmic   Apr-07-06 01:38 PM   #33 
     - Oh, that's horrid!  Susang   Apr-07-06 02:39 PM   #39 
  - By your tips, shall they know ye!  mikeytherat   Apr-07-06 11:47 AM   #20 
  - Usually in the 20% range, but it depends.  whoisalhedges   Apr-07-06 11:47 AM   #21 
  - 15%. If service is REALLY good and its not a $$ rest 20%  Taverner   Apr-07-06 12:01 PM   #23 
  - whatever I feel like, actually  northzax   Apr-07-06 12:17 PM   #25 
  - One does tip when in europe actually. The tip goes to the waiter, while  radwriter0555   Apr-07-06 12:28 PM   #26 
  - Depends what part of Europe. The UK is not a tipping culture.  mwooldri   Apr-07-06 02:35 PM   #38 
  - I start with  caty   Apr-07-06 12:48 PM   #29 
  - practically all waiters and waitresses  flblu2   Apr-07-06 12:56 PM   #32 
  - 15 if service is average  Alleycat   Apr-07-06 01:59 PM   #34 
  - 20%, ALWAYS, is our rule of thumb, unless the service totally sucks.  Shine   Apr-07-06 02:02 PM   #35 
  - Being a server is NOT an easy job  orangepeel68   Apr-07-06 02:06 PM   #36 
  - Start at 15%  KitchenWitch   Apr-07-06 02:19 PM   #37 
  - I've never stiffed anyone even if the service is horrible  Neo   Apr-07-06 02:50 PM   #40 
  - Depends on the service  windlight   Apr-07-06 03:07 PM   #41 
  - Five bucks usually, on anything twenty or under.  BikeWriter   Apr-07-06 03:30 PM   #42 
  - That's our approach, too  petronius   Apr-07-06 03:33 PM   #44 
     - I get great service at anyplace I go regularly...  BikeWriter   Apr-07-06 03:47 PM   #46 
  - Other: I live in Europe and tip 10%  Kellanved   Apr-07-06 03:32 PM   #43 
  - I start at 20%. Bad service goes down. Good service goes up. Great service  beyurslf   Apr-07-06 03:48 PM   #47 
  - I start at 20% and then go up dependent on service, attitude  Debi   Apr-07-06 03:52 PM   #48 
  - I usually tip 15 or 16%  NJ Democrats   Apr-07-06 04:15 PM   #49 
  - 20-25 %  bigwillq   Apr-07-06 04:30 PM   #50 
  - 15% is standard, but  Xipe Totec   Apr-07-06 04:37 PM   #51 
 

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